College Now Program

CN STEM RESEARCH ACADEMY

SPRING 2014 SEMESTER

 

DNA DETECTIVE

SCIENCE COURSE for HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS

This course is designed for HS juniors with strong interest in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. It is a genetics course that focuses on the use of DNA in solving FORENSIC MYSTERIES and its role in biodiversity and conservation laws.

DNA Detective is a High School credit course which leads to our college-credit Summer Science Academy or the Summer Program Research component. With successful completion of this course along with the additional eligibility requirements, students will qualify for our Summer Program and have the choice of either:

* A science course (3-5 college credits depending on the course), OR

* A 1 college-credit Research Internship AND a stipend

To qualify for the STEM Research Academy, students must have:

  • 80+ in Overall HS Average
  • 80+ on one Math Regents
  • 75+ on Living Environment Regents
  • 75+ on ELA Regents which must be taken by June 2014

Students who have not taken the ELA regents but who meet all other criteria are welcome to apply and will be expected to take it in June 2014; students must earn 75+ in ELA Regents in order to qualify for the Summer semester.

In addition, students must:

  • Have successfully completed all other HS requirements to date
  • Be committed to both Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 semesters (Summer Semester runs from July 1 - mid August)

The Spring 2014 DNA Detective class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:10 - 5:50 PM in the Lehman College campus.

To download the application, click here.

For more information, contact College Now @ 718-960- 2595 or College.now@lehman.cuny.edu.

Fax applications to 718-960-5551 or email to college.now@lehman.cuny.edu.

View the flyer here.

 

Last modified: Mar 24, 2014

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