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Summer's Edge (Freshmen)

Runs July 5th - August 18th

About the Program

Get a jump on your college degree through the Hunter College Summer’s Edge program – offering first year students the chance to take one 3 credit college course the summer before they begin their freshmen year.

All Summer’s Edge 2016 classes take place during Hunter College’s summer session 2 (July 18 - August 18, Five Week Session, July 5th - August 18, Seven Week Session). For a full listing of courses with brief descriptions see below.

Summer’s Edge participants may be eligible for scholarship funding, affordable summer dormitory rates and other benefits. (All scholarship applicants must have submitted a complete, electronic FAFSA for academic year 2016-2017 www.fafsa.ed.gov)

Students who commit to attend Hunter will learn more about Summer’s Edge and other Hunter College programs at their Orientation sessions.

Course Information

Arts (July 18th - August 18th)

Experience the Arts in NYC! Get a head start on the best internships in film and media. These introductory courses will allow you to take advanced courses immediately during your Fall 2016 semester.

Course(s) Offered:

FILM 101 - Introduction to Cinema (Film): Pre-requisite to all upper level film courses.
Section SFD1 (afternoon only): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm


Social Sciences (July 18th - August 18th)

Begin to fulfill your Social Science requirements at Hunter this summer and give yourself the advantage of taking more advanced courses in the Fall.

Course(s) Offered:

Soc 101 - Intro to Sociology: This is the required introductory level course for all students wishing to major in sociology and fulfills core and graduation requirements.
Section SF1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm 

Psych 100 - Intro to Psychology: This is the required introductory level course for all students wishing to major in psychology.

Section SF1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 am - 11:50 am

Section SF2 Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm


English 120 Introduction to Expository Writing (July 5th - August 18th, Seven (7) Week Session)

This seven (7) week course is the required introductory level course for all incoming first year students and fulfills core and graduation requirements.

Engl 120 - Intro to Expository Writing meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from July 5th to August 18th, scheduled section times below.

Section SF1 8:00 am to 9:24 am, Section SF2 9:50 am - 11:14 am, Section SF3 11:40 am - 1:04 pm, Section SF4 1:30 pm - 2:54 pm

To apply for Summer's Edge 2016 courses, click here

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