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Fall 2022 Course Information

College Now will continue to accept applications until all classes have been filled (up until the first day of classes). Students who have already applied will be notified of their acceptance status via email by early August.

Classes BEGIN September 24, 2022 and END on January 14, 2023

ECO 101 — Introduction to Economics – 3 CREDITS

An examination of the principles of economics in the context of the operation of the United States economy. Both microeconomic theory (behavior of firms and households) and macroeconomic theory (total output, inflation, employment and unemployment, economic growth) will be introduced as will economic approaches to social problems

Prerequisite: There are two prerequisites for this course:

  • A grade of 70+ on the Common Core Algebra or Geometry Regents OR 65+ on the Alg2/Trig Regents OR 500+ on the SAT Math OR 21+ on the ACT Math OR a math average of 80 or higher
  • Students must be on track to successfully complete a third year of math at the time of registration, if they have not already done so.

FNC 111 — Personal Financial Management – 3 CREDITS

Discussion of the problems involved in handling personal financial matters: Topics will include managing credit and money, financial planning, asset allocation, taxes, life insurance, investments and securities, annuities, wills, trusts, retirement and estate planning, and budgeting.

Prerequisite: There are two prerequisites for this course:

  • A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.
  • A grade of 70+ on the Common Core Algebra Regents

PSY 100 — Psychology – 3 CREDITS

A study of the important facts and theories concerning human behavior and its motivation. Included will be research methodology; at least three topics from learning, cognition, testing, physiology, and phenomenology; and at least three topics from personality, psychopathology, emotion and motivation, history and systems, development, and social factors. Topics will be related to major trends in recent cultural history and to current social and moral issues.

Prerequisite: A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.


SOC 100 — Sociology – 3 CREDITS

An introduction to sociological approaches used to study human societies. The course explores the interaction between the individuals, groups and societies; the development and role of social institutions such as health care, education, criminal justice, the economy and the family; the causes and consequences of social inequalities, as structured by factors like social class, race, gender and sexuality.

Prerequisite: A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.