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Fall 2013 College Now Application Packet

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I. FALL PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

Please join us for the Hunter College Now Fall 2013 program. College Now offers rising HS juniors and seniors (going into 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2013) 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 2013 CN Course Description

Course
Section
  Days and Times
Title and Description  
 Credits 


 AFPRL 182     


CN1   

 
 Mon. & Wed.  4:10pm - 5:25pm                                 
     
  Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies - Culture & Ethnic Identity

Social structure and world view as aspects of culture.
 

   3
ENGL 120

CN1

 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
ITAL 101    

CN1 

 Tues. & Thurs.  4:10pm -
5:25pm
  
   Italian - Elementary Italian

   Introduction to Italian languages and culture. In addition to scheduled class time, students are
   also required to meet a language lab minimum of 15 hours per semester. Students should allot
   extra time in their schedules for this mandatory component.
    3
MUSTH 101
   

CN1
  

 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

   CN1

 Saturday 9:30am - 12:00pm

  
   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
 
   CN1
 

 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
  
 STAT 113
  
   CN1
 

 Mon. & Wed. 4:10pm - 5:25pm
 
   Statistics - Elementary Probability and Statistics

   Discrete probability; descriptive, inferential statistics. Estimation and hypothesis testing for normal
   and binomial means.
   
    3
 
CLA 110
  
   CN1
 
 Tues. & Thurs.  4:10pm - 5:25pm
  
   Classics - Greek & Latin Roots of English

   Elements of language structure; how languages works; elements of Latin & Greek in English vocabulary.
    3
 ANTHC 101    CN1  Mon. & Wed.  4:10pm - 5:25pm   
   Anthroplogy - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 


   Comparative and historical examination of the human condition through a focus on diverse responses to
   universal problems, such as making a living, resolving conflict, organizing family/kin relations, and finding
   meaning in the world.
    3
 COMHE 330
   CN1
 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
   CN1
  Saturdays 9:30am - 12:00pm
  
   Media - Introduction to Media Studies


   Social, political, and economic factors that determine and shape products of media organizations.
    3
 PHILO 104
   CN1
  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


II. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

Eligibility: College credit-bearing courses are open to rising 11th & 12th 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 but all reports/scores should still be sent. In addition, students also need to have a GPA of 80 or above. Also if your scores and/or GPA are close enough (whether it be within 5 points of GPA, 5 points in the Regents, 5 points in the PSAT or 50 points in the 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 2012 CN Course Criteria

Course
SAT
PSAT
Regents Exam
Extra Requirements

  AFPRL 182

  500 or better on Reading

  50 or better on Reading

  80 or better on ELA


  ENGL 120
 
  500 or better on Reading

    N/A
  
  80 or better on ELA


 
  ITAL 101

 
  500 or better on Reading  
 

  50 or better on Reading
  

  80 or better on ELA
 
  80 or better on any foreign
  language regents

  PSYCH 100

  500 or better on Reading
 
  50 or better on Reading

  80 or better on ELA

 
  SOC 101
 
  500 or better on Reading
 
  50 or better on Reading
 
  80 or better on ELA
 
 
  MUSTH 101
 
  500 or better on Reading
 
  50 or better on Reading
 
  80 or better on ELA
 
 
  STAT 113
 
  500 or better on Math
 
  50 or better on Math
 
  80 or better on Math Regents
 
 
  CLA 110
 
  500 or better on Reading
 
  50 or better on Reading
 
  80 or better on ELA
 
  
  ANTHC 101
 
  500 or better on Reading
 
  50 or better on Reading
 
   80 or better on ELA
 
 
  MEDIA 180
 
  500 or better on Reading
 
  50 or better on Reading
 
  80 or better on ELA
 

  PHILO 104

  500 or better on Reading

  50 or better on Reading

  80 or better on ELA
 
 
  COMHE 330

  500 or better on Reading
  AND Math
 
  50 or better on Reading
  AND Math
  
  80 or better on ELA AND 80
  or better on Math Regents
 
  *Students need to satisfy
  both verbal & math scores

*Requirements can also be satisfied with different combinations (Ex. ELA and PSAT Math, PSAT Reading and Math Regents, ELA and Math Regents, etc)

 

III. APPLICATION TIMELINE


The Fall 2013 semester begins on Monday, August 28th and ends on Friday, December 21st. See Table #3 for other miscellaneous dates.

 

TABLE 3 - Fall 2013 College Now Application Timeline


Date


   
Process
  

 
  June 14 

 
  Fall Deadline
: (APPLICATION CLOSES at 5:00PM!!)
  Applications will be reviewed on a space available basis starting June 17, 2013. 
 
  June 27

 
  Notification letters emailed and mailed to applicants.

  Juy 19 

 
  Deadline for students to RSVP (SURVEY CLOSES at 5:00OM!!); Students who do not
  RSVP by this date will be dropped from the program, NO EXCEPTIONS!

 
  Week of August 19th

 
  Orientation; Dates will be announced upon acceptance.

 
  August 28
 
  Fall semester M/W classes start; T/TH classes start August 29th; Saturday classes start August 31st.

 

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.
  • 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

 

  • You can apply online by going to www.hunter.cuny.edu/college-now.
  • The deadline is Friday, June 14, 2013 by 5:00PM.
  • After you apply online, click the link with the parent consent form (Step #3) and have your parent/guardian sign it.
  • Send a copy of your transcript and PSAT/SAT scores along with the parent consent form. You can either drop off, fax or e-mail your scores and parent consent form. All documents must be received by the College Now office by June 14, 2013.

 

Questions?

You can contact us by the following:

  • Website: www.hunter.cuny.edu/college-now
  • E-Mail: collegenow@hunter.cuny.edu
  • Telephone: Ms. Omyra Gonzalez (212)772-4323 or Mr. Erlyn Mendez (212)772-4486

 

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