Scholars Program courses are enriched versions of regular courses, designed to help talented and highly motivated students achieve their maximum potential. A total of 64 semester hours of course work is required to complete the Scholars Program. The courses are transferable, meeting the first two years of general education requirements at colleges and universities. The course work emphasizes analytic and critical thinking skills, and language development in an intellectually demanding atmosphere.

Scholars classes are characterized by:

  • Smaller class size
  • Seminar format
  • Greater interaction among students and with the professor
  • More in-depth treatment of course contentan emphasis on analysis, synthesis, critical thinking, application and discussion

Course Offerings

Scholars Program students must register in a total of 16 hours each semester. Register in any two Scholars courses, listed below, plus the one-hour HUM 299 course on Wednesday afternoons.

Spring 2012
ECO 103 Microeconomics M, W, F 10-10:50 a.m.
ENG 103 Intro to Fiction M, W, F 9-9:50 a.m.
HIS 122 History of Western Civilization I Tu, Th 9:30-10:45 a.m.
MAT 170 Elementary Statistics Tu, Th 11:00-12:15 p.m.
PHL 105 World Religions Tu, Th 8-9:15 a.m.
RHT 102 Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II M, W, F 11-11:50 a.m.
SPE 101 Principles of Effective Speaking M, W 12:30-1:45 p.m.


Dr. Michael Flaherty | Program Director
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3250 |