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Summer's Edge (Freshmen)

Runs July 14th - August 14th

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 2014 classes take place during Hunter College’s summer session 2 (July 14 - August 14). 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 2014-2015 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

English

Get a headstart on your degree requirements and upper English classes by taking Expository Writing this summer!

ENGL 120 Expository Writing - Prerequiste for all upper level English courses and Graduation requirements. This course starts July 7th. 
Sec 07 Monday through Thursday 8:00 am - 9:34 am
Sec 08 Monday through Thursday 1:30 pm - 3:04 pm

(If you earned English AP credits consult with your advisor before signing up for this class).

Arts

Experience the Arts in NYC! Get a head start on the best internships in film, media, music and theater companies. These introductory courses will allow you to take advanced courses immediately during your Fall 2014 semester.

Course(s) Offered:

FILM 101 - Introduction to Film: Pre-requisite to all upper level film courses.
Section SF1 (afternoon only): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm

MEDIA 180 - Intro to Media Studies: Pre-requisite to all upper level media courses.
Section SF1(afternoon only): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm

MUSHL 101 - Intro to Music: Pre-requisite to all upper level music history courses.
Section SF1(afternoon only): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm


World Cultures/Creative Expression

German Language 101 and German Fairy Tales offer the unique opportunity to experience German language and culture. 

Course(s) Offered:

GERMN 241- German Fairy Tales
Section SF1(morning only): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 am - 11:50 pm

GERMN 101 - Elementary German 101 Introductory German Language course 
Section SF1(afternoon only): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm


Social Sciences

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:

PSYCH 100 - Intro to Psychology: This is the required introductory level course for all students wishing to major in psychology. Students who are interested in careers in Nursing, Nutrition and Physical Therapy are required to complete Psych 100. It is also recommended for students interested in the fields of Mental Health Counseling, Medicine and Public Health.
Section SF1 (morning): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 am - 11:50 am
Section SF2 (afternoon): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 3:50 pm


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 


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