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Pre-Collegiate Development Program


Two-week Summer Academic Program (June 15-26, 2020)

PCDP will offer a two-week summer session for sophomores at the University of Colorado Denver campus. Participation is required of all tenth grade students. The objectives of the summer component are to:

  • Get students acclimated to a college environment
  • Introduce students to the rigor of college life
  • Prepare students for college
  • Increase the students' cultural awareness.

Services and activities

Curriculum:

All sophomores will be required to participate in a two-week summer session. They will take introductory courses in the following areas:

  • ​SAT Mathematics Preparation
  • SAT English Preparation
  • Ethnic Literature with an emphasize on writing

​​​Teaching Assistants will monitor the students' progress and provide individualized and group tutorial assistance to students throughout the summer sessions.​

NOTE: Summer sessions consist of all-day activities, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, five days per week, for two weeks.​

Five-week Summer Academic Program (June 15 -July 17, 2020)

PCDP will offer a five-week summer session for juniors at the University of Colorado Denver campus. Participation is required of all eleventh grade students. The objectives of the summer component are to:

  • Get students acclimated to a college environment
  • Introduce students to the rigor of college life
  • Enhance the students' academic skills in mathematics, sciences, and writing 
  • Provide students the opportunity to enroll in a college level course
  • Increase the students' cultural awareness.

Services and activities​

Curriculum:

All juniors are required to participate in the five-week summer session. Students will be required to take classes in each of the following areas: mathematics, sciences and senior seminar. In addition, they will be enrolled in a three-credit college course and have the opportunity to take a college education course. The curriculum for the five-week summer session will be:

  • English workshop or Core Composition (College Level)
  • Introduction to Urban Education (College Level)
  • Mathematics (Algebra III & IV, Trigonometry and Calculus)​
  • Sciences (AP Chemistry, Chemistry, Physics I & II)
  • Senior Seminar   

Teaching Assistants will monitor the students' progress and provide individualized and group tutorial assistance to students throughout the summer sessions.

NOTE: Summer sessions consist of all-day activities, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, five days per week, for five weeks.


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