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Gen Next Summer Courses

Getting ahead is a breeze this summer

You can make this your most productive summer yet. Take 2 or 4 Generation Next courses during Summer I or II at York College, and you'll receive a scholarship to cover 50% of course costs. It's that easy. But it's not just about saving tuition dollars (although that helps!). By taking courses this summer that count toward your general education credit requirement, you can:

  • Graduate sooner: Think of how far along you'll be in the fall with Gen Next classes taken care of over the summer, and under a condensed schedule.
  • Improve your GPA: Consider retaking a course and aim for that GPA-boosting grade you need, all without slowing you down during the upcoming school year.
  • Finish your requirements faster: With less time devoted to Gen Next during the school year, you'll have more credits available to pursue a minor or other academic goals.

Take a look at the course offerings. Talk with your academic advisor. Then apply for the Gen Next scholarship. Once accepted, you'll be able to register for summer courses at half the cost!

Note: A minimum of 2 courses must be taken. The courses are offered during Summer I (May 18-June 24) and Summer II (July 6-August 11) sessions. Limit two 3 or 4 credit courses per summer term, plus 1 Phys. Ed. credit.

Students who register for 12-18 credits in the summer and are eligible for Full-time financial aid are unable to use the Gen Next Summer scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is only available to YCP students that had schedules in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.

Gen Next

More information about Gen Next Summer Courses

  • Course offerings

    The following list is also available on our form to apply for the Gen Next Summer Scholarship. Please see your advisor to ensure you are taking the right classes to keep you on track for graduation and register for classes as usual.

    Summer II Online (July 7 - August 11) 

    COURSE

    PROFESSOR

    TIME

    COURSE HOURS


    COURSE NAME

    ART 246.101
    CLASS FULL

    Moog Bowlsbey

    ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Digital Photography
    BIO 204.102 Staff ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Exploring Biology
    BIO 216.901 CLASS FULL Staff ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Unseen Life
    ECO 200.101 Slaysman ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Principles of Economics (Macro)
    ECO 315.101 Slaysman ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Environmental & Natural Resources
    ENT 350.101
    CLASS FULL
    Patnode ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Innovation and Creativity 
    G 100.101 White ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 World Regional Geography 
    HIS 111.901
    CLASS FULL
    Mummert ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 American Civilization I
    MKT 100.101 Woodall ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Principles of Marketing
    MUS 186.901
    CLASS FULL
    Loy ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Listening to Music
    MUS 288.101 Knisely ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 History Rock/Roll
    PHL 222.101 Stoutenburg  ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Critical Thinking
    PS 101.101 Ilgenfritz ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 American Government and Citizenship
    PS 102.101 Sarfo ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Contemporary Global Issues  
    PSY 215.901 CLASS FULL Druen ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Sustainability/Psychology
    PSY 440.901 Druen ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Personality
    REL 265.101 Rodkey ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 World Religions
    SOC 100.901 Steck ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 Introduction to Sociology 
    SOC/WGS 225.901 Maitoza ONLINE July 6 - August 11 3 The Family

     

  • Q: What kind of student should take advantage of Gen Next summer courses?

    Most YCP students are eligible for these courses, but this would be most ideal for those students that are either retaking a failed Gen Next course or those who are interested in getting some Gen Next requirements in Summer I and II so they can focus on their major courses in the Fall and Spring semesters.

    Students who register for 12-18 credits in the summer and are eligible for Full-time financial aid are unable to use the Gen Next Summer scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is only available to YCP students that had schedules in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.

  • Q: Do these count the same as classes during the fall or spring?

    Yes, these courses are worth exactly the same credits if they are taken in the Summer as if they were taken in the Fall or Spring (except they are significantly less expensive).

  • Q: I only want to take one summer class. Can I still get the scholarship?

    Unfortunately, no. This scholarship is designed for students to either improve his or her past GPA or leap forward in Gen Next requirements.

    Think about this: If you take one course, then you are able to take the second course for free. Why not take advantage of this scholarship and complete two courses instead of just one?

  • Q: Can I live on campus while taking summer courses?

    On-campus housing is not available during the 2020 summer term.  For more information, please contact the Office of Residence Life at 717.815.1281 or residencelife@ycp.edu.  

  • Q: I'm not sure if this is right for me. Who can help me decide?

    Your best bet is to discuss your summer plans with your academic advisor. They will look at the big picture, such as how this fits into your overall graduation goals (when you want to graduate, what degree you're seeking, etc.) as well as ensuring you're taking the right Gen Next courses so that you truly are getting ahead.

Contact Us
Academic Advising
Campbell Hall, Room 200
Phone: 717.815.1531
academicadvising@ycp.edu

Kia Kuresman, M.Ed.
Director of Academic Advising
Campbell Hall, Room 200
717.815.1503
kkuresma@ycp.edu

Stacia Lentz, MA
Associate Director of Academic Advising
Campbell Hall, Room 200
717.815.6659
slentz@ycp.edu

Semester Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summer Hours (May-August)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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