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Fordham University Summer Session More than 200 courses at three New York campuses Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester Fordham University invites visiting college students and high school seniors to catch up or get ahead this summer. Meet your goals this summer with day and evening classes in three convenient locations, affordable tuition rates, and top-tier instruction for easy course transfer. Trying to gain experience through an internship? Fordham’s Summer in the City Internship Program helps students to secure New York internships, receive credit, and make the most of their positions with valuable career guidance. Need to fulfill premed prerequisites? Fordham’s extensive offerings in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics allow students to stay on track for graduate or medical school applications. Did you switch or add a major? Core and advanced classes in every discipline help students to catch up on requirements so they can graduate on time. Special programs include the Fordham Musical Theatre Summer Intensive, a five-week program offered by Fordham’s renowned theatre department for actors who want to pursue their passion in a city equally passionate about the craft—New York. The curriculum includes intensive

Junior Statesmen of America Summer Pro- grams – Future leaders start here! JSA has been educating high school students about leadership and active civic engagement for 80 years. JSA Pre-College Summer Enrichment Programs provide outstanding and enriched learning environments where high-achieving high school students come together to create a unique and supportive academic village. Students from all over the world attend these programs where the academic coursework is augmented with interactive, student-run activities and simulations so that students graduate from the program with increased confidence, expanded knowledge and a greater sense of civic responsibility. JSA Summer Schools are structured to develop a student’s knowledge of politics, leadership and history, as well as sharpening their public speaking skills and ability to write persuasively. JSA Summer Schools are held at some of the nation’s preeminent universities, such as Princeton, Stanford, Georgetown and the University of Virginia (UVA). The JSA Diplomat Program offers a study abroad experience in Beijing, China where the students learn Mandarin Chinese, and take a course in Chinese History and Culture. The program uses Beijing and iconic sites like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall, and trips to the historic cities of Xian and Shanghai as experiential supplements to the classroom coursework. The JSA Summer School programs are academically rigorous and students complete a full semester’s worth of academic coursework. The College Board has certified JSA as a official provider of Advanced Placement courses and JSA Summer Schools offer a variety of AP courses such as AP U.S. History, AP U.S. Government & Politics and AP Macroeconomics. Additionally, students who may have previously completed these courses can take one of several college-level electives that are offered. Details are at www.summer.jsa.org For rising 9th graders there’s the JSA Freshman Scholars Program at Princeton where recently graduated 8 th graders get an incredible jump- start on success in high school with a special program of study and writing skills while taking AP U.S. Government & Politics. The four-week JSA Summer School at UVA offers an in-depth study of AP U.S. History where students visit Washington, DC, Monticello and Montpelier to enhance their coursework. In addition to the JSA Summer Schools, JSA also conducts several 3-4 day long JSA Summer Institutes that are mostly focused on state government and politics and held in Arizona, Texas, California, New Jersey and Los Angeles.


training in musical theatre, vocal technique, dance, acting, and theatre games; classwork is brought to life by weekly attendance of Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off Broadway theatre performances. New this summer: Taught by the former ambassador of Iraq to the United Nations, Hamid al Bayati, Ph.D., the course U.N. and Political Leadership will give students an inside track to learning about diplomacy. The intensive Special Topics class, Business and Ethics of Sports, will investigate the legal guidelines and business practices that underpin issues like doping and discrimination in the sports industry. Pre-College Program Getting serious about getting into college? Consider the advantages of taking a class at Fordham University this summer: Gain real college experience in the classroom and beyond so that you can choose the right school for you next year. Make contacts with students, professors, and administrators for advice and guidance. Earn transferable credits toward your college degree. Learn something new while strengthening your college applications. This program is for high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Think Summer, Think Fordham. To learn more, call 718-817-4665 or visit fordham.edu/summer

For more information about JSA Summer Programs, please visit summer.jsa.org or call 800-317-9338.



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