Jump Start is an excellent
opportunity to launch your college success!
Jump Start offers an academically
challenging, intensive three-week program of college coursework and
activities; first-year students earn credits, meet friends, explore
cultural offerings of New York City and connect with the Marymount
WHEN is Jump Start?
August 4-24, 2013
What happens in Jump
Jump Start enables students to transition into their first semester at
Marymount Manhattan with confidence and focus.
How do I sign up for
Complete and return the application as soon as possible as places are filled on a rolling basis.
Students earn 4 credits which satisfy core requirements of their degree. All Jump Starters will take FYM and a 3 credit course. The coursework is intensive and students can expect a daily schedule from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Courses for Jump Start 2013 are subject to change.
Jump Start 2013 Program Courses
Introduction to Sociology 101 acquaints students with the field of sociology and provides a basis for greater understanding of contemporary society. The socialization process, culture, institutions and inter-group relations are among the topics explored.
First Year Mentoring
101 is a course which assists incoming students in making a successful
transition into the intellectual community of Marymount Manhattan
College (MMC). Students will learn about the curriculum of MMC and are
oriented to it's diverse campus and learning environment.
The Literary Imagination 125 is a course that explores how authors exercise their imagination to communicate their ideas in various literary genres, including poetry, drama, and fiction. Faculty will incorporate film, museum visits and other extracurricular activities to enhance your learning experience.
Exploration: Additionally, Jump Start exposes students to cultural offerings of the
Big Apple, including a Broadway
How much does the Jump Start Program Cost?
Tuition, books, housing, lockers and scheduled activities are included (meals are not included). The program cost for Jump Start 2013 is $3,998 for students in housing and $2,948 for commuter students without housing.