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Pre-College Summer Camps and Institutes for High School Students

The Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies at Seton Hall University is pleased to announce its 2013 Pre-College summer camps, designed specifically for high school students! These non-credit courses are the perfect way for students to prepare for college, sharpen their writing skills, get started in video game programming, and much, much more! Classes are affordable, convenient, and taught by knowledgeable, talented Seton Hall University faculty.

Courses begin July 8th and run through August 16th. Select two or more of the pre-college, non-credit courses and receive $50 off the price of each course! Seton Hall employees also receive an extra 10% off their total pre-college, non-credit  course purchase. Reserve your place now—register today!

Criminal Justice: Finding Your Career – In this course, students become witnesses, investigators, police observers, and forensic scientists through field trips and hands-on activities. An FBI officer, judge, current prison inmate, and others will introduce students to the challenges and rewards of defending justice.

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Dream it, Design it: Video Game Programming for Noobs - Do you daydream in video?  Now you can turn it into simulated-reality! This course gives you hands-on coursework that teaches you what it takes to create images and animations and to construct your own interactive video game. Pre-req: High School Algebra I.

Noob No More: Next Level Video Game Programming - So you’ve mastered the basics and you’re hungry for more. This course will show you how to program robust game mechanics, designing levels, characters, and multiple player interaction. Pre-req: Dream it, Design it: Video Game Programming for Noobs.

Make the Cut: Get into College with Great Writing - This course will give you the tools and techniques to craft a stand-out essay that will put you on top of the pile. You will practice writing persuasive paragraphs on a time limit to get ready for the SAT.

College Ready: Writing for College Success – This course will prepare you for the critical thinking and writing done in college. Students practice the skills of a successful academic reader, writer, and researcher. In college, writing strong essays is central to learning and achievement.

Catch the Writer’s Bug: Intro to Writing Fiction - Uncover your unique voice while honing your literary craft. This course will give you real creative writing experience and feedback. You’ll learn the fundamentals of fiction by studying a wide range of authors and styles.

The Advanced Writer’s Toolkit: Tips and Techniques for Great Fiction – This course is for writers who are ready for a challenge. Under the guidance of a widely published professor of English and creative writing, you’ll explore the more complex structures of fiction.

 

Register today: http://www7.shu.edu/summer-session/register.cfm

Questions? Call 973-761-9087 or email CEPS@shu.edu

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Thu, April 26, 7:00 PM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

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Fri, April 27, 5:30 PM

Brookside Community church, Mendham

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Fri, April 27, 7:30 PM

MONDO & Summit Area YMCA, Summit

Movie Night at Mondo "Food Evolution"

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Sat, April 28, 7:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

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Sun, April 29, 1:00 PM

The Monninger Center/The Orangerie at Fairleigh Dickinson University Madison Campus, Madison

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