Broad Street Society 2018-02-07T14:13:39+00:00


About the Community

Broad Street offers a select group of high-achieving Public Health students all the advantages of a small, student-centered college with all the benefits of being a student at one of the largest and most comprehensive educational institutions in the world.  

Eligibility Requirements

To participate in the Broad Street Society, students must:

  1. Be admitted after a holistic review of their high school credentials to include coursework, class rank, ACT/SAT scores, and extracurricular activities.
  2. Major in Public Health.

Program Components

Students will enroll in a special honors section of PHLT 289H, the foundation class for Broad Street, for the fall term. The Last Lecture Series offers interactive faculty lectures, in-depth examination of relevant literature, and group discussion. In the spring, PHLT 489H will expose members to international aspects of public health culminating in a student-designed field trip abroad over Spring Break.
PHLT 289H (fall) and PHLT 489H (spring)



Auto-assigned to a room within one of the buildings based on roommate questionnaire, including roommate preferences. Then, there will be a time period specified in the acceptance letters for members to change their room assignment within the community via the myHousing Portal – if desired.

Student Stories

My learning community experience with Dr. Curtis was the most formative aspect of my freshman year at Texas A&M. The tools I gained from that experience helped me successfully navigate through Texas A&M for my entire undergraduate career
Hilary Albrecht '12
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Affiliated Faculty and Staff Contact Information

Name & Title Department Email Phone
Dr. Don Curtis
Program Director
School of Public Health 979.436.9403