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Fall College Now Application Packet

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I. FALL PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

Please join us for the Hunter College Now Fall 2019 program. College Now offers rising HS juniors and seniors the opportunity to take credit courses at Hunter College for FREE! You will get a Hunter ID and have access to all the great facilities that Hunter has to offer. These days a college class costs around $1,000, and guess what? We're paying that for you to be able to earn some college credits before you graduate high school!!!

TABLE 1 - Fall 2019 CN Course Description

Course
Days and TimesTitle and Description
  Credits
CSCI 133 Saturday 11:00am - 1:30pm
Computer Science - Programming for Everyone

A comprehensive practical course in programming that concentrates on producing working software for games, simulations, animations, data manipulations, interacting with the internet, graphical user interfaces and many other application areas.  No programming experience is necessary.  
3
ENGL 120
Mon. & Wed.  4:10pm - 5:25pm 
English - Expository Writing

Introduction to documented research. Trains students to analyze, develop and evaluate ideas so they can be expressed clearly and effectively.  

3
MUSTH 101
   

Saturday  10:00am - 12:30pm


 Music Theory - Basic Musicianship

A traditional course in the rudiments of music, designed for students with little or no prior training in music theory. The fundamentals of music and music notation are  covered, including pitches, rhythms, meters, scales, key signatures, intervals, and basic chords. Students develop fluency through written assignments and practical application.

3

PSYCH100

Saturday 9:30am - 12:00pm
and
Tues. & Thurs.  4:10pm - 5:25pm
Psychology - Introduction to Psychology

An introduction to the problems, methods and concepts of psychology, covering a range of topics
which characterize the discipline, including history, methodology and professional ethics, biological
foundations, perception, motivation and emotion, learning, memory and thinking, individual
differences, intelligence, personality, behavior disorders and their treatment, and group processes.
3

SOC 101
 
Mon. & Wed.  4:10pm - 5:25pm
 
Sociology - Introduction to Sociology

Development of sociological imagination through introduction and application of basic concepts
incorporating global and comparative perspectives.
3
EDUC 250 Tues. & Thurs.
4:10pm - 5:25pm
Education - Introduction to Urban Education: Topics and Issues around Diversity and Equity 

An introduction to urban education, specifically focusing on both current pedagogical approaches and the various historical, socioeconomic, sociocultural, and political factors that influence schools, with an eye to equity and justice as means to closing the achievement gap for marginalized populations of students.
3
 
CLA 101
 
Tues. & Thurs.  4:10pm - 5:25pm
Classics - Classical Mythology

Greek and Roman myth as represented in ancient art and literature, with emphasis on
modern interpretations and theories.
3
NUTRITION 141 Saturdays 10:00am - 12:30pm Nutrition - Introduction to Nutrition 

Fundamentals of the science of nutrition as they apply to individuals and society.
3
COMHE 330
Mon. & Wed.  4:10pm -5:25pm Community Health - Principles of Epidemiology

Methods of study of disease; risk factors; distribution, causes, prevention, and control of selected diseases.
3
MEDIA 180
Saturdays 11:00am - 1:30pm
Media - Introduction to Media Studies

Social, political, and economic factors that determine and shape products of media organizations.
3
PHILO 104
Tues. & Thurs.  4:10pm - 5:25pm Philosophy - Introduction to Ethics

Examination of standards of right conduct and the good life through study of selected philosophical classics.
3
Math 102 Mon. & Wed.  4:10pm -5:25pm

Math - Mathematics and Everyday Live

Learning how to model real world problems with mathematics, and learn techniques for solving them. Topics include personal finance, statistical reasoning, probability, exponential growth, and voting theory.

3


II. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

Eligibility: College credit-bearing courses are open to rising 10th & 11th grade students who meet the following requirements. You only need scores from one of the columns i.e. only SATs or PSATs or Regents or the extra requirements. The only exception would be Computer Science and Community Health, which would require sufficient verbal AND math scores (See note below). If your scores are close enough (whether it be within 5 points on the Regents or 50 points on the PSAT and/or SAT) to meet our eligibility requirements, you are still encouraged to apply because you will be in our waitlist range. All students MUST still submit a transcript and their PSAT and/or SAT scores.

TABLE 2 - Fall 2019 CN Course Criteria

Course
PSAT/SAT
Regents Exam Extra Requirements

ENGL 120
 
480 or better on EBRW
  
75 or better on ELA

CSCI 133 480 or better on EBRW
AND 530 or better on Math
75 or better on ELA AND 70
or better on a Math Regents
*Students need to satisfy
both verbal and math scores

PSYCH 100

480 or better on EBRW 

75 or better on ELA


EDUC 250

480 or better on EBRW

75 or better on ELA 
 
SOC 101
 
480 or better on EBRW
 
75 or better on ELA
 
 
MUSTH 101
 
480 or better on EBRW
 
75 or better on ELA
 
 
MATH 102
 
530 or better on Math
 
70 or better on Math Regents

 
CLA 101
 
480 or better on EBRW
 
75 or better on ELA
 
  
NUTRITION 141
 
480 or better on EBRW
 
75 or better on ELA
 
 
MEDIA 180
 
480 or better on EBRW
 
75 or better on ELA
 

PHILO 104

480 or better on EBRW 

75 or better on ELA
 
 
COMHE 330

480 or better on EBRW
AND 530 or better on Math
  
75 or better on ELA AND 70
or better on Math Regents
 
*Students need to satisfy
both verbal & math scores

EBRW (Evidence Based Reading and Writing)

*Eligibility can also be satisfied with different combinations (Ex. ELA and PSAT Math, PSAT Reading and Math Regents, ELA and Math Regents, etc). PSAT Math cannot be used for eligibility for Computer Science 133.

**For English 120 and Math 102, eligibility can only be determined using Regents and/or SAT (No PSATs).

 

III. APPLICATION TIMELINE

 

TABLE 3 - Fall 2019 College Now Application Timeline


Date


   
Process
  

 
June 27th 

 
Priority Deadline: 
Applications will be reviewed after this date. Applications
submitted after June 27th will be considered on space availability.
 
 
Week of July 15th

 
Notification letters emailed to applicants.

August 2nd

 
Deadline for students to RSVP; Students who do not RSVP by this date will be
dropped from the program, NO EXCEPTIONS!

 
August 16th

 
MANDATORY orientation for those who have not taken a College Now course at Hunter
College before. Students who miss orientation will be dropped. NO EXCEPTIONS!

 
August 27th
 
First day of College Now Fall classes (T/TH students start Tuesday Augst 27th and
M/W students start Wednesday, August 28th ; Saturday students start on August 31st).

 

**IMPORTANT**

IV. PROGRAM POLICIES

 

  • All students MUST RSVP to confirm their participation in the College Now program by the established deadline. The College Now program at Hunter reserves the right to drop students who do not submit their RSVP on time.
  • Newly accepted students are required to attend assigned orientation sessions. Student who fail to do so will be dropped from the program. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
  • Students who have a high school GPA of 74 or below are not eligible to apply for our program.
  • Attendance policies for program courses and workshops will be enforced to ensure success. Attendance is very critical to a students’ success in the program. Missing classes can cause a student to fall behind and may impact their final grade negatively.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from the program will be required to return class text books and Hunter ID. Students who fail to return College Now property could be charged the full amount of the item.
  • Students are expected to adhere to the Conduct Standards as established by the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees, Article XV (Appendix E) in the Hunter College Undergraduate Catalog.

 

V. HOW TO APPLY

 

  • First, click the link with the parent consent form and have your parent/guardian sign it. Have this ready with your transcript and PSAT/SAT scores before applying if you plan to upload them to your application. Alternatively, you can email, drop them off to the to the College Now Offices, Rooms 809 and 810 Hunter East or mail them in. Our emails and mailing address are below.
  • If you have never applied for a College Now course in CUNY:
    You will first be required to enter some basic information (including your 9 digit OSIS number) and you will have the option of uploading your supporting documents (transcript, PSAT/SAT, and consent form which you can find above). Once you have submitted the information that we would need, you will be sent a confirmation email that will include a link to finalize your Hunter College Now application through CUNY. This application also has to be submitted in order for your course choices to be entered and for your application to be complete!
    You can apply online by clicking HERE
  • If you get an error message at any point when applying as a new student, it may mean that you already have a record on CUNYfirst. This will happen if you already applied to another College Now program in CUNY. If you experience any technical difficulties, please contact us directly for further assistance.
  • If you have enrolled for a College Now course in CUNY:
    You will only be required to enter some basic information (including your 8 digit CUNY EMPL ID) and your course choices. If you need assistance locating your CUNY EMPL ID, please contact the College Now program that you have been enrolled in previously. You will also have the option of uploading your supporting documents (transcript, PSAT/SAT, and consent form which you can find above). Once you have submitted this information, your application will be complete! You can apply online by clicking HERE.
  • The priority deadline is June 27, 2019

    Hunter College
    College Now Office
    695 Park Ave, Room 810E
    New York, NY 10065

Questions?

You can contact us by the following:

Websitehttp://www.hunter.cuny.edu/college-now

College Now Staff
Eryln Mendez - Coordinator: Tel: (212)772-4486, Email: emmendez@hunter.cuny.edu
Omyra Gonzalez - Assistant Coordinator: Tel: (212)772-4323, Email: omgonzal@hunter.cuny.edu
Christian Perez - Assistant Coordinator: Tel: (212)650-3549, Email: cp1281@hunter.cuny.edu

All documents have to be received by the College Now office by June 27th. PLEASE TRY TO SEND ALL OF YOUR DOCUMENTS IN TOGETHER.

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