Center for Pre College Programs

Academy College Courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Business

College Courses for High School Students

The Academy College Courses at NJIT are designed for high achieving high school students completing 10th and 11th grades eager to get a jump-start on their college careers by earning college credits while still in high school. Participants earn college credits in small, customized classes taught by faculty who have been recognized for their commitment to teaching excellence.

College credits earned can be applied toward an undergraduate degree at NJIT or transferred to other colleges or universities of your choice.

  • Summer 2016 courses will meet Monday through Thursday from *July 5 - August 4, 2016. During the Summer Semester Academy students have the option of living on the NJIT campus during the week or commuting to the University. As a campus resident, you will live in one of NJIT’s modern, air-conditioned dormitories, arriving Monday and leaving on Thursday. Specially trained counselors will help make your stay comfortable.

Academy College Courses Features

  • College credit courses
  • Peer learning with other talented high school students
  • Classes taught by first-rate faculty
  • A scholarly, multicultural university experience



ARCH 161. Intro Design and Digital Media. (6 credits)

This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles and elements of design. Emphasis on design methods, manipulation of form and space, and representation skills using traditional and digital instruments. General design fundamentals and techniques presented in the lecture hour.


Mgmt 190 – Industrial Organization and Management (3 credits) :

Introduction to business enterprise, including organization structure, basis of authority and responsibility, financial systems, marketing, the interaction of government and business, and the interrelationships of the broad economic, political, psychological and social influences upon business. This is an entry level management course and part of the freshman year curriculum at NJIT.

Computer Science

CS 100. Roadmap to Computing. (3 credits)

An introduction to programming and problem solving skills using Python or other very high level language. Topics include basic strategies for problem solving, constructs that control the flow of execution of a program and the use of high level data types such as lists, strings and dictionaries in problem representation. The course also presents an overview of selected topics in computing, such as networking and databases.

English Composition

English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking – HUM 101 (3 credits) :

Entrance is determined by placement test score or completion of Hum 099 with a grade of C or better. Focuses on developing written and oral communication skills; emphasizes writing expository and research essays; preparing oral reports; drafting, revising, editing; evaluation and proper documentation of source material; using rhetorical strategies such as narration and argument.


Fundamentals of Engineering Design – FED 101 (2 credits) :

Teams of students work on open-ended engineering projects. Topics covered include introduction to basic engineering design elements, processes, measurements, product and project design and development, with hands-on experiments in a specific major area. Students also learn to use engineering tools for computer-aided design and simulation. Technical writing and oral presentation along with project management skills are emphasized.


Math 110 – University Mathematics B II (4 credits)

Trigonometric functions and identities, laws of sines and cosines, logarithmic equations, systems of nonlinear equations, polar coordinates.

Math 111 – Calculus I (4 credits) :

Prerequisite: Math 109 with a grade of C or better, or Math 110 with a grade of C or better, or placement by performance on standardized entrance examinations. Topics include limits, differentiation, applications of differentiation, and integration.


Chem 125 – Fundamentals of Chemistry (3 credits) :

This course is an intensive introduction to the basic concepts of chemistry, including chemical reactions and bonding, electronic and molecular structure, gases and thermo chemistry. Pre-requisites are: high school math including algebra and trigonometry.

Phys 111/111A – Physics I and Physics I Lab (4 credits) :

This course deals with the study of elementary mechanics. Emphasis is on the fundamental concepts and laws of mechanics, especially conservation laws. Topics discussed are: motion; equilibrium and Newton’s laws of motion; work, energy and momentum; and conservation laws. Lab must be taken concurrently.

Tuition and Fees :

Application Fee: $60 (non-refundable)          
Tuition: $511 per credit
Room and Board: *$2,000 (optional, five weeks in the summer semester only)

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* Rates and Dates subject to change