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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

High School Programs

Behavioral Sciences Research Methodology Project

Room F-102, Ext. 5170

This program offers high school students enrolled in the College Now program the opportunity to learn about research methodology by taking two (2) 4-credit college courses: Introduction to Research (BEH 7000 ) during their upper junior year and Conducting Research (BEH 7100 ) during the fall term of their senior year.

The courses are taught by Kingsborough faculty and utilize the latest in computer research technology. The goal of the program is to develop participants’ skills in research, analytical thinking and critical reasoning. Individual projects will be submitted to the Intel Science Talent Search in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category and other scholarship competitions.

College Now Program

Room F-102, Ext. 5170

College Now is a nationally recognized City University of New York/Department of Education initiative designed to help students make a smooth transition from high school to college. The program, conceived at Kingsborough Community College in 1983 and expanded by the University in 1998, operates at over 350 public high schools throughout New York City and at all CUNY colleges.

Kingsborough Community College currently offers College Now programs at 39 New York City high schools. The program is open to eleventh and twelfth grade students. Those who express interest in the program take developmental and/or college-level coursework tailored to their academic needs and interests. Among the college-level offerings are courses in Business (BA 1000 ), Social Sciences (BSS 100 ), Communications (COM 1100 ), Humanities (HUM 100 ), Science (SCI 100 ) and Student Development (SD 1000  and SD 1100 ). Developmental offerings include courses in English (ENG BW00 , ENG W100 , ENG W200 ESL BW100 , and ESL BW200 ) and Mathematics (MAT 1CN  and MAT 3CN ). The courses are offered before or after the regular high school day. Students may earn up to 12 college credits, tuition-free, while in the program.

College Focus Summer Program at Kingsborough Community College

Room F-102, Ext. 5170

This free program offered in the summer and during the school year, is designed to help high school students improved their skills in math and/or English with the goal of eliminating or decreasing student’s need to enroll in developmental coursework upon entry to a CUNY or other college of their choice. All students will have access to tutoring. Students in the summer program will also have recreation and college success workshops and receive a MetroCard and breakfast and lunch on a daily basis. Applications for the program will be accepted on a rolling basis until classes are full.

Early College Initiative (ECI)

Room M-392, Ext. 6678

Kingsborough Early College Secondary School (KECSS) is one of 17 Early College Initiative (ECI) public schools supported by The City University of New York (CUNY) that blend a rigorous college-prep curriculum with the opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree while in high school – at no cost to students and their families. Located in the Manhattan Beach section of Brooklyn, New York KECSS serves students in the 6th through 12th grades.

Liberty Partnership Program (LPP)

Room F106A, Ext. 5094

Established in 1989, Kingsborough’s Liberty Partnership Program (LPP) has been committed to its goal of helping to retain and successfully graduate at-risk high school students.  Funded by the New York State Department of Education, the LPP offers our students compensatory and supportive services, which are designed to increase their motivation and ability to complete secondary school and see entry into post-secondary education and meaningful employment. 

Partners in Academic Success and Support (PASS)

Room D-124, Ext. 5767

The mission of the PASS Program is to enrich the educational experience of Liberty Partnership Program (LPP) students by linking them with a Kingsborough Community College student enrolled in the Mental Health and Human Services program. By providing high school students with an introduction to higher education, while being guided by a mentor, the students may establish future career goals and realize that higher education is necessary to attain their goals.

Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences

Goldstein High School is an empowered New York City public high school located on the campus of Kingsborough Community College. Opened in 1993, it has an enrollment of over 1000 students. The school offers an enriched and challenging curriculum in the sciences, mathematics and humanities that exceeds city and state requirements. It also offers a variety of extracurricular activities including PSAL sports teams, theater arts, musical concerts and clubs. Direct all inquiries about the high school to 718-368-8500.