Summer Courses in Arts, Computers, Psychology Offered for High School Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham
Madison, NJ (March 14, 2008) – Is your teen interested in filmmaking, fine arts, computer graphics or animation? Students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 can explore these creative outlets and more during courses offered at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s HS Studio at Florham this summer.
Faculty from FDU's Maxwell Becton College of Art and Science will bring their talents together for a summer of fun and exploration. Courses range from “Clay and Mixed-media Sculpture” with renowned artist July Moonelis to “Italian Conversation” and “Spanish Conversation” with modern languages faculty members.
Students interested in music can take “American Musical Theater,” “History of Rock” and “History of Jazz,” taught by professor Allen Cohen, who has conducted and written arrangements for five Broadway musicals. Students with an eye for big screen can pursue “Filmmaking” with renowned filmmaker Howard Libov and “Screenwriting” with award- winning published playwright David Landau.
Technology-savvy teens will make static images come alive in “Computer Animation” with 3D artist and animator John Scalera, learn industry standards in “Graphic Design” with visual artist and designer John Cinco and practice reading and writing C++/C# in “Computer Programming” with FDU computer science faculty.
Students considering a career in psychology or counseling will delve into the “Psychology of Everyday Life” with practicing counseling/clinical psychologist Anthony Tasso and discover “How Teams Work in Theory and in Life” with industrial and organizational psychologist Paul Strauss.
These one and two-week noncredit courses will run Monday to Thursday from July 14 – 31 at FDU’s College at Florham in Madison, N.J. Each day begins promptly at 10 a.m. and includes a 30-minute lunch, which is included in the cost of tuition. Class size is limited, so students are encouraged to register early.
The cost of the program is $500 per week, $350 for each additional week or $850 for two-week sessions. A nonrefundable $150 fee is due with registration form by June 1, 2008. Registration must be paid in full by June 30, and no refunds will be given after that date. For more information and to register, call 1-800-338- 3887 or visit http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5640.