Advanced Studies (Honors Studies)

Certificate Program

Department:

CIP Code: 24.0199

MCC Program Code: ASC1

NYSED Code (BRI): 32513

NYSED Code (DCC): 32514

Admissions
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Description
The Advanced Studies Certificate Program offers extraordinary students the opportunity for advanced learning experiences, which involve first-hand encounters with people, places, events and ideas. Acceptance into the program denotes admission into the College's Honors Institute. Through Institute membership, students will enjoy unique learning experiences within and beyond the classroom.

Through exceptional course-based exploration, unique curricular and co-curricular experiential learning activities, collaborative learning community opportunities, and fulfilling volunteer work, Institute students will encounter learning worthy of their extraordinary capacity for growth. Graduation with the Advanced Studies Certificate requires full engagement with Honors Institute activities and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. The Advanced Studies certificate program is not financial aid eligible.

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Communicate clearly and effectively a multitude of perspectives on a topic, discipline, or area of inquiry.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
The required minimum high school average is 87%, the class rank of top 10-15% and 550 Math or Verbal SAT.
Recommended High School Courses: AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Biology, AP Chemistry

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
First Semester: 6 Credit Hours
ENG 200 Advanced Composition 3
HON 195 Honors Seminar in Critical Analysis 3
Total 6
Second Semester: 6-7 Credit Hours
HONORS DESIGNATED ELECTIVE3-4
ELECTIVE3
Total 6-7
Third Semester: 6-7 Credit Hours
HONORS DESIGNATED ELECTIVE 3-4
ELECTIVE3
Total 6-7
Fourth Semester: 6-7 Credit Hours
HONORS DESIGNATED ELECTIVE3-4
GENERAL ELECTIVE3
Total 6-7
TOTAL CREDITS24-27


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