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College Now Courses

College Now is a collaborative program between the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City Department of Education (DOE). It is a FREE transition program for qualified NYC public high school students. Lehman College Now Program is partnered with the High School of Computers and Technology. 

Through College Now, qualified students get an early introduction to the college environment and a jump start on college coursework by taking credit-bearing college-level courses. This experience helps students build the academic skills that are necessary to be successful in college.

College Now students are highly motivated students who possess strong organizational skills and the drive to excel in and manage their academic and extra-curricular responsibilities.


College Courses Offered

We offer courses year-round, during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. These courses are taught by college faculty members. They will increase and promote objective knowledge, critical thinking, decision-making and imperative writing skills necessary to succeed in college and the workplace. 

For information about our summer courses, see the Summer Courses page.


Which college courses can I take?

Based on Regents or SAT scores, high school grades and consistent attendanceeligible students will be able to take freshman-level college courses such as the following: 

Digital Imaging 
Course Code: ART 112se
Elements of Chemistry
Course Code: *CHE 137/138
Programming Methods I
Course Code: CMP 167
Freshman Composition I and II
Course Code: ENG 111/121
Literary Genre
Course Code: ENG 222
Introduction to Multilingual Media
Course Code: JRN 211
Course Code: MAT 172
Contemporary Moral Issues
Course Code: PHI 172
Contemporary Political Issues - Biotechnology Ethics
Course Code: POL150
Fundamentals of Sociology
Course Code: SOC 166
Elementary Spanish I and II
(for Native Speakers ONLY)
Course Code: SPA 113/114
Art of Theatre
Course Code: **THE 241
Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes
Course Code: *BIO 166
Computer Information Systems
Course Code: CIS 211
Dance Perspectives
Course Code: **DNC 235
Introduction to Creative Writing
Course Code: ENW 210
Principles of Geographic Information Science (GISc)
Course Code: GEP 205
Reporting I
Course Code: **JRN 221
Problems in Philosophy
Course Code: PHI 171 
Justice of Society
Course Code: PHI 173
General Psychology
Course Code: PSY 166
Course Code: SOC 230
Digital Storytelling
Course Code: **THE 225
*Natural and Geographic Science courses are ONLY offered as part of the Summer Science Academy.
**Dance, Reporting and Theatre courses are ONLY offered as part of the Summer Multimedia Arts Academy.