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Summer College

  • Summer College for High School Students

    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 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:

    • Get started on your college education before you graduate.
    • Take college courses online for one third the cost of tuition plus fees.
    • All courses are SUNY General Education approved courses.
    • Courses are transferable to all SUNY colleges and most private colleges/universities with a C or better.
    • Learn how to use Blackboard.
  • Course Offerings

    College Composition (EN 110: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)
    Designed to develop writing skills through a variety of writing tasks, this 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. $30.00
    Fulfills SUNY General Education – Basic Communication
    Instructor: Chris Pulinski

    General Psychology (PS 100: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)
    Focused on the nature of psychology as a science, this course’s topics include (but are not limited to) 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 Science
    Instructor: Erikson Neilans

    Introductory Statistics I (MT 143: 4 credit hours, $452.00 total)
    Involving concepts and computer skills valuable in a variety of life and work applications, this four-credit course will include statistical topics like 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 – Mathematics
    Instructor: Susan Rothwell

    Introduction to Sociology (SO 100: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)
    An introductory course in the concepts of sociology; a study of social interaction, social organization, and the processes which are common to group and institutional life. This course serves as the platform for the field of sociology. What is sociology and how can we apply the sociological perspective to everyday life.
    Fulfills SUNY General Education – Social Sciences
    Instructor: Marianne Partee

    Nutrition (BI 169: 3 credit hours, $339.00 total)
    A science elective designed for non-science majors. A study of the principles of nutrition; nutrients as they relate to the individuals’ daily living; how to plan and evaluate their own dietary intake; and consideration of social, economic and psychological factors in relationship to dietary practices. Weight control, health foods, additives and nutrition for various age levels and conditions of health will be explored.
    Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences
    Instructor: Timothy Musial

  • Need Help?

    Summer College

    Patrick Ryan, Director of Distance Learning
    South Campus
    4041 Southwestern Blvd.
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    P: (716) 270-2869
  • 2019 Online Summer Course Deadlines

    June 14th: registration deadline
    June 21st: tuition due in full
    July 8th: orientation
    July 9th: classes start

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