Summer College is a program that allows high school students entering their junior or senior year in fall to register for online credit bearing classes at SUNY Erie Community College during the months of July and August. This is a great opportunity to explore a future career and get a jump-start on college at a discounted rate.
The benefits of Summer College:
College Composition (EN 110: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)A course designed to develop writing skills through a variety of writing tasks. The course will emphasize the use of rhetorical strategies in development of ideas, mastery of basic scholarly conventions, and application of critical thinking skills. Reading selections support the aims of the course. A documented research paper is required. It is highly recommended that students have completed 11th grade Regents English and have achieved an 85% on the Regents exam. Online Textbook required approx. $30.00Fulfills SUNY General Education – Basic CommunicationInstructor: Chris Pulinski
General Psychology (PS 100: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)Topics may include but are not limited to the nature of psychology as a science, statistical analysis, biological foundations of behavior, sensation, perception, conditioning and learning, motivation, cognitive processes, reactions to stress, and mental health.No textbook required.Fulfills SUNY General Education – Social ScienceInstructor: Erikson Neilans
Introductory Statistics I (MT 143: 4 credit hours, $452.00 total)This four-credit course includes concepts and computer skills which are valuable in a variety of life and work applications, as well as in more advanced coursework. This course will include topics from descriptive and inferential statistics, such as graphing, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability frequency distributions, Central Limit Theorem, the normal distribution, sampling concepts, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear regression, correlation, utilization of a statistical software package, interpretation of computer output, and explaining and interpreting statistical analysis. It is recommended students will have successfully completed Algebra 2.No textbook required.Fulfills SUNY General Education – MathematicsInstructor: Susan Rothwell
Digital Photography (AT 222: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)This course is an introduction to digital imaging as it relates to photographic practice, theory, and history. Assignments will emphasize technical skills and conceptual development. Students will learn basic digital image manipulation, input and output strategies using digital cameras and creative camera controls. Students must have their own digital camera with adjustable exposure and focus. No textbook required.Fulfills SUNY General Education – The ArtsInstructor: Nate Naetzker