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College Connections courses and requirements​

Course offerings vary by high school. Please check with your high school guidance counselor to determine which College Connections courses are offered at your school. All students must meet the course requirements below prior to registering for a College Connections course.

Course Credits ACCUPLACER Writing (8 pt. scale) ACCUPLACER Reading Additional Requirement
ART 1510: Drawing I 3 none none none
ART 1590: Ceramics 3 none none none
ART 1670: Digital Photography I 3 4+ 80+ none
ART 1730: Intro to Computer Art/Design 3 none none none
ASL 1510: Intro. Sign Language I 3 4+ 80+ none
ASL 1520: Intro. Sign Language II 3 4+ 80+ satisfactory completion of ASL 1510
BIO 1500: Human Biology 4 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ none
BIO 1510: Health Science 3 none 70+ strongly recommended: 4+ writing, 80+ reading
BIO 1515: Biology of Reptiles and Amphibians
BIO 1520: Biology of Birds
BIO 1540: Biology of Insects
BIO 1560: Biology of Mammals
1 each 4+ 80+ none
BIO 1570: Principles of Biology I 4 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ HS chemistry
BIO 1575: Biology, a Molecular Approach 4 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ Completed HS chemistry and either ACCUPLACER algebra 77+ OR college-level math 30+
BIO 1710: Personal Health and Safety 3 none 70+ strongly recommended: 4+ writing, 80+ reading
*BIO 2510: Anatomy & Physiology I
*BIO 2520: Anatomy & Physiology II
*BOCES New Visions students only
4 each waived 80+ none
BUS 1360: Keyboarding/Word Processing 3 none none none
BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals 3 none none none
BUS 1420: Office Procedures 3 none none none
BUS 1430: Entrepreneurship I 3 4+ 80+ none
BUS 1500: Intro to Business 3 4+ 80+ none
BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting 4 none 80+ none
BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting 4 none 80+ satisfactory completion of BUS 1510
BUS 1610: Personal Finance 3 4+ 80+ none
CHE 1500: Intro to Chemistry 3 4+ 80+ 1 year HS algebra
CHE 1550: College Chemistry I 4 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ Completed HS chemistry OR CHE 1500 AND 2 years HS algebra
CHE 1560: College Chemistry II 4 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ 2 years HS algebra AND satisfactory completion of CHE 1550
CMM 1510: Intro to Communication 3 none none co-requisite of ENG 1530
CMM 1610: Public Speaking 3 4+ 80+ none
CRI 1510: Intro to Criminal Justice 3 4+ 80+ none
CSC 1530: Introduction to HTML & CSS 3 none none knowledge of HTML
CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I 4 none 80+ 1 year HS algebra
CSC 1570: Programming Concepts/Applications 3 none none 1 year HS algebra
CSC 1590: Computer Programming I 4 none 80+ Enrolled in HS algebra and trigonometry, satisfactory completion of CSC 1570
ECO 1530: Contemporary Economic Problems 3 none 80+ none
EDU 1290: Intro to Early Childhood Ed/Care 3 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ none
EDU 1510: Foundations of Education 3 4-6 and co-enrolled in ENG 1510 OR 7+ 80+ none
ENG 1510: English Composition 3 4+ 80+ none
ENG 1530: English Composition II 3 7+ or satisfactory completion of ENG 1510 80+ none
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature 3 7+ 80+ satisfactory completion of ENG 1530
ENG 2620: British Literature II 3 7+ 80+ satisfactory completion of ENG 1530
ENG 2740: Newswriting and Editing 3 7+ 80+ satisfactory completion of ENG 1530
ENR 1560: Intro to Engineering and Design 3 none none

ACCUPLACER algebra score of 77+ OR
college-level math score of 30+

FRE 2510: Intermediate French I 3 4+ 80+ 3 years HS French
FRE 2520: Intermediate French II 3 4+ 80+ FRE 2510 or 4 years HS French
GEO 1520: World Regional Geography 3 4+ 80+ none
HIS 1510: World History Before 1500 3 4+ 80+ none
HIS 1520: World History Since 1500 3 4+ 80+ none
HIS 1530: US History Before 1865 3 4+ 80+ none
HIS 1540: US History Since 1865 3 4+ 80+ none
HIT 1410: Medical Terminology 3 4+ 70+ none
HIT 1420: Health Data Procedures 3 4+ 70+ none
HUS 1210: Intro to Human Services 3 4+ 80+ none
LDR 1300: Leadership Engagement 3 4+ 80+ none
MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Math
*All students, including top 10% students, MUST take algebra ACCUPLACER
3 none 80+ ACCUPLACER algebra score of 57+ OR college-level math score of 30+
MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics
*All students, including top 10% students, MUST take algebra ACCUPLACER
3 none 80+ ACCUPLACER algebra score of 77+ OR college-level math score of 30+ OR satisfactory completion of MAT 1500
MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry
*All students, including top 10% students, MUST take college-level math ACCUPLACER
4 none none ACCUPLACER algebra 77+ OR college-level math 30+

MAT 1600: Precalculus
All students, including top 10% students, MUST take college-level math ACCUPLACER

4 none none ACCUPLACER college-level math 40+
MAT 1710: Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 4 none none HS pre-calculus
MAT 1720: Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 4 none none satisfactory completion of MAT 1710
MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with Auto CAD 4 none 70+ none
MCT 1270: Machine Theory & Operations 3 none none ACCUPLACER algebra 40+
MCT 1380: Intro to Solid Modeling 3 none none co-enrolled in MCT 1240
MUS 1510: Music Appreciation 3 none 80+ none
MUS 1570: Music Theory 3 none none none
PHE 1500: Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3 none none none
PHL 1570: Critical Reasoning 3 none 80+ none
POL 1510: American Politics 3 4+ 80+ none
PHY 1510: Understanding Physics 4 none 80+ ACCUPLACER algebra score of 57+
PHY 1610: General Physics I 4 7+ OR satisfactory completion of ENG 1510 none Completed HS physics OR PHY 1510 AND ACCUPLACER college-level math 40+
PHY 1620: General Physics II 4 7+ OR satisfactory completion of ENG 1510 none Completed PHY 1610 AND MAT 1600
PSY 1510: General Psychology I 3 4+ 80+ none
PSY 1550: Stress and Coping 3 4+ 80+ none
PSY 1610: Death and Dying 3 4+ 80+ none
SOC 1510: Intro to Sociology 3 4+ 80+ none
SOC 1550: Drinking 101 2 4+ 80+ none
SPA 2510: Intermediate Spanish I 3 4+ 80+ 3 years HS Spanish
SPA 2520: Intermediate Spanish II 3 4+ 80+ SPA 2510 or 4 years HS Spanish
THE 1510: Intro to Theatre 3 4+ 80+ none
WLD 1200: Safety and Cutting Processes
WLD 1350: Shielded Metal Arc Welding
WLD 1360: Gas Metal Arc Welding
3 each none 70+ 1 year HS algebra
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