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Summer 2020 (Fully Online) - Application Closed!

We are no longer accepting applications for our Summer 2020 program. Please consider applying to one of the other CUNY College Now Summer 2020 programs. For more information, please visit https://k16.cuny.edu/collegenow/summer-programs/.



Summer Program:  Monday, July 13, 2020, to Thursday, August 13, 2020
Criminal Justice BS (CJBS) 101—3 credits: Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System
This course is an introductory survey of the American criminal justice system with a view to its social and institutional context, and its structure and functioning. The course provides an overview of the foundations and components of the criminal justice system, including (substantive and procedural) criminal law, police, courts and corrections. The main emphasis will be placed on the criminal justice process, and how the various institutions of criminal justice interact. Key issues will be addressed as they arise at different stages of the process, such as the conflict between crime control and due process, and conflicts related to, for example, gender, class and ethnicity. 

Psychology (PSY) 101—3 credits: Introduction to Psychology
This course is a survey of the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Topics to be covered include research methods and applications in Psychology’s major areas of study: thought, memory, learning, personality, social processes, human development, psychological disorders, and the biological bases of behavior.

Eligibility Requirements
     
1. Current NYC Public High School Sophomores and Juniors
     
2. ACT English 20+ OR 
     
3. ELA Regents 75+ OR
     
4. PSAT Reading and Writing Section 480+ OR 
     
5. English Average 85+  AND a minimum GPA of 75