College Now Summer Program
The College Now Summer Program consists of two academies, Summer Multimedia Arts and Summer Science. All classes meet on the Lehman College campus Monday through Thursday. The cost of the program is FREE as College Now will cover the costs of tuition, books, lab expenses for science courses, lunch and transportation (metro cards).
The College Now Summer Multimedia Arts Academy provides qualified high school students the opportunity to take college credit courses in multimedia arts, theatre, and mass communication fields. Students will take college-credit courses in new media arts, audio-visual production, theatre, television production or journalism. The courses will provide an interactive hands-on leaning experience as well as an exposure to the humanities. Students will receive 4 college credits for successful completion of their academic work and will be involved in a multimedia production as part of the Summer Multimedia Arts Festival. Only students who can complete the full six weeks of the program should apply.
The College Now Summer Science Academy provides qualified high school seniors (as of September 2016) with an opportunity to study Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes ( BIO 166, 6 hours including lab, 4 credits), or General Chemistry I and Lab (CHE 166 & 167. 6 hours including lab, 5 credits) or Principles of Geographic Information Science (GEP 205, 4 hours, including lab, 3 credits). These courses are pre-requisite courses for pre-medical, pre-veterinary and pre-dental programs. The Geographic Information Science course is a computer mapping and analysis course that is being utilized in research in the natural and social sciences. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive 3, 4 or 5 credits from Lehman College. Only students who can complete the full five weeks of the program should apply.
To be eligible to participate in the Summer Multimedia Arts Academy, students must meet the following criteria:
- You must be a NYC Public High School student who will be a junior or senior in September 2016.
- You must have received a 75+ English Language Arts (ELA) Regents Exam or 480+ on SAT Verbal/Critical Reading section or 50+ on PSAT Verbal/Critical Reading section with an overall HS GPA of 80+.
- You must have passed all other required math, science and history regents exams for graduation requirements and not be required to attend summer school.
NOTE: Interested students who are taking the ELA Regents exam in June 2016 are encouraged to apply and can be conditionally accepted pending the regents exam results. Students will bring ELA Regents score to registration on Thursday June 30.
To be eligible to participate in the Summer Science Academy, students must meet the following criteria:
- You must be a New York City Public High School senior in September 2016.
- You must have received a 75+ on English Language Arts (ELA) Regents Exam or 480+ on SAT Verbal/Critical Reading section, AND 80+ on one Math Regents Exam or 70+ on CC Algebra Regents Exam and have successfully completed three years of Regents level math including Algebra/Trigonometry AND overall HS average of 80+.
- In addition to requirements above, students applying for BIO 166 must also have 80+ on the Living Environment Regents Exam and have successfully completed Chemistry with a grade of 80+.
- In addition to requirements above, students applying for CHE 166/167 must also have scored 75+ on the Chemistry Regents exam.
- You must have passed all other required math, science and history regents exams and not be scheduled for summer school.
NOTE: Students that are taking any of the above Regents Exams in June 2016 are encouraged to apply and will be conditionally accepted pending their Regents Exams results. Students will bring an updated transcript with Regents results to Summer Science Academy Registration on Wednesday June 29, 2016.
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For more information, contact the College Now program at 718-960-8932 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last modified: Mar 31, 2016