College Now Program

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College Credit-Bearing Courses

General Information

Courses are offered year-round, during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. (For information about summer course offerings, see our SUMMER PROGRAMS page.)

For information on the eligibility requirements, click here.

If you do not meet these scores, you will be offered the opportunity to take specifically designed workshops at your high school or at the College. These will help you qualify to take credit courses at a later time.

Which college courses can I take?

The courses you can take depend on Regents or SAT scores, high school grades, attendance, and recommendations from your high school teachers and school counselors. Students who meet the eligibility requirements will be able to take freshman-level college courses such as the following:

 

ART 112

 

Digital Imaging

*BIO 166

 

Foundations of Biology: Cells and Genes

*CHE 166

 

General Chemistry I

**MMJ 215

 

Audiovisual Production

ENG 111/121

 

Freshman Composition I and II

ENW 210

 

Introduction to Creative Writing

*GEP 205

 

Principles of Geographic Info. Science (GISc)

MAT 172

 

Precalculus

PHI 171

 

Problems in Philosophy

PHI 172

 

Contemporary Moral Issues

POL 217

 

Criminal Justice

POL 266

 

Politics and Culture

PSY 166

 

General Psychology

SOC 166

 

Fundamentals of Sociology

SOC 234

 

Urban Sociology

SPA 113 / 114

 

Elementary Spanish I and II (for Native Speakers)

**THE 234

 

Visual Elements of the Theater

**THE 241

 

Art of the Theater

 

* Natural and Geographic Science courses are only offered as part of the Summer Science Academy.

** Multimedia/Journalism and Theater courses are only offered as part of the Summer Arts Academy.

SPRING  SEMESTER  2015

REGISTRATION

LEHMAN  COLLEGE  CAMPUS

EAST DINING ROOM , MUSIC BUILDING DATE/TIMES:  Mon.  1/26  –  Tues.  2/3

See  Registration  Calendar

 

St u d e n t s s h o u l d b r i n g c o p y o f HS t r a n s c r i p t o r S AT r e p o r t f o r a c a d e m i c el i gi bi l i t y  and  s oci al  s ecur i t y  num ber  t o  r egi s t r at i on.

 

The following college credit courses will be offered to high school students through the Lehman College Now Program during spring semester 2015. The cost of the program is FREE for students. In order to be eligible, students must have at least a 75+ on their ELA Regents exam or 480+ on the SAT Verbal/Critical Reading section and overall HS average of 80+.  Spring 2015 semester meets from February 4/5 to May 20/21.

 

For further information contact the College Now Program at 718-960-2595 or college.now@lehman.cuny.edu or www.lehman.edu/college-now

 

ART 112: Introduction to Digital Imaging (M/W, 3 credits) Introduction to the creation of art and imagery using computers and digital media.

 

ENG 111: English Composition I (M/W or T/Th, 3 credits) English composition course that focuses on paragraph and essay development, summary and critical response to short texts. Note: This course fulfills a core requirement of English Composition I.

 

ENG 121: English Composition II (T/Th, 3 credits) Continues the work of ENG 111 advancing critical reading skills and essay development. Emphasis on writing analytical essays and papers based on research in various academic disciplines. (Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete ENG 111 to register for ENG 121.)

 

ENW 210: Introduction to Creative Writing (T/Th, 3 credits) This course focuses on the reading, writing and analysis of fiction, poetry and dramatic literature with the intent of developing students’ creative voices in these forms of creative writing. (Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete ENG 111 or receive approval from College Now program)

 

ENG 222: Literary Genres (M/W, 3 credits) In this course students discuss and analyze a range of literary genres including fiction, poetry, drama, and other writings, with a

focus on central themes such as: family, “the outsider,” the individual v. society, history, and love. (Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete ENG 111 or receive

approval from College Now program)

 

MAT 172: Pre-calculus (M/W, 4 credits) – Students who want to enroll in the CN pre- calculus course must register and sit for the CN CUNY Math Placement. Students must have 80+ in one math regents exam and have completed three years of regents level math including Algebra II/Trigonometry. (Register for CN placement exam by contacting college.now@lehman.cuny.edu)


***MSH 114: Introduction to Music (T/Th, 3 credits) This course is designed to develop an understanding of the art of music. Various aspects of a limited number of complete works are studied, including their structure, style, and place in cultural history – all with the aim of developing perspectives for listening, No previous musical experience is required.

 

PHI 171: Problems in Philosophy (T/Th, 3 credits) An introduction to philosophical thinking via a discussion of central questions such as “How should I live?” “What is the truth about reality?” “Can God’s existence be known?”

 

PHI 172: Contemporary Moral Issues (M/W, 3 credits) Fundamental ethical theories and their applications to current moral issues, such as capital punishment, abortion, sexual equality and economic justice are critically analyzed in this course.

 

***POL 150: Contemporary Political Issues – Biotech Ethics (T/Th, 3 credits) This course investigates the biological and technological advances in our contemporary world and how this has changed the way we view the human species. What makes us human? Is it our genetic code? Our minds? How we look and how we act? These questions and others will be discussed as we bridge the space between science fiction and reality.

 

POL 217: Criminal Justice (M/W, 3 credits) This course uses the fundamental

concepts and methods of law and political science to analyze criminal law as a method of

social control and to examine the history and administration of the system of criminal justice in the United States.  It will consider how and why specified conduct is labeled criminal and the sanctions attached to such conduct.

 

PSY 166: General Psychology (M/W or T/Th, 3 credits) Introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of modern psychology. Consideration of the scientific basis of psychology and of the significant problems in the areas of learning, motivation, emotion, personality and social behavior.

 

SOC 166:  Fundamentals of Sociology (M/W, 3 credits) Sociology, the scientific study of human behavior, studies the processes and patterns of social interaction, forms of

social organization, and the influence of social structure, groups and institutions upon

human behavior.

 

SOC 234: Urban Sociology (T/Th, 3 credits) This course will study the urban community and neighborhood; social forces responsible for the modern urban community; the ecology of cities; social pathology and urban blight; and analysis of policies for urban redevelopment.

 

SPA 114: Elementary Spanish for Heritage Speakers II (T/Th, 3 credits) A beginning course, with emphasis on elements of grammatical structures and practice in reading, writing, and oral exposition. (Prerequisite: Students must complete SPA 113 or sit for language placement exam.)

 

***THE 241: Art of Theatre (T/Th, 3 credits) An examination of live theatre; its forms, practices and purposes and its relevance to society.

 

*** New Course Offering***

  

LEHMAN COLLEGE NOW

SPRING 2015 REGISTRATION CALENDAR

 

 

DATE

TIME/PLACE

REGISTRATION EVENT

MONDAY JAN. 26

10:00 AM

EAST DINING RM.

MUSIC BLDG.

CN REGISTRATION FOR: 

•     RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY

 

TUESDAY JAN. 27

10:00 AM ROOM: TBA

CN MATH PLACEMENT EXAM (Registration for exam required)

WED.

JAN. 28

10:00 AM

ROOM: TBA

CN MATH PLACEMENT EXAM

(Registration for exam required)

THURS.

JAN. 29

1:00 PM

EAST DINING RM. MUSIC BLDG.

CN REGISTRATION FOR:

•     COMIC SPIRIT STUDENTS (CCHS; ECHS; MHV)

•     ENG 02 (Seniors Only)

•     MTH 10 (Seniors Only)

FRIDAY JAN. 30

10:00 AM

EAST DINING RM.

MUSIC BLDG.

NEW STUDENT CN REGISTRATION FOR: Christopher Columbus Campus; Evander Childs Campus; 

WALTON HS CAMPUS

FRIDAY

JAN. 30

1:00 PM

EAST DINING RM. MUSIC BLDG.

NEW STUDENT CN REGISTRATION FOR:

BECA; BRONX LATIN; BRONXWOOD; DeWitt Clinton; EXIMIUS; MARIE CURIE; MOTT HALL V

MONDAY

FEB. 2

10:00 AM

EAST DINING RM.

NEW STUDENT CN REGISTRATION FOR:

ALL OTHER REMAINING HIGH SCHOOLS

TUESDAY

FEB. 3

3:00 PM

EAST DINING RM

LATE REGISTRATION FOR ALL STUDENTS

WED. 2/4

THUR 2/5

4:10 – 5:50 PM

CN CLASSES BEGIN

LATE REGISTRATION IF AVAILABLE

SAT. FEB. 7

10:00 AM LOVINGER THTR.

COLLEGE NOW 

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

 

 

  

 

For more information, contact the College Now Program at college.now@lehman.cuny.edu or 718-960-8932.

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