- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Three Weeks
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: Computer Science, Engineering
- Selective: No
- Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: No
Wagner College’s Summer Pre-College Program provides students with an unforgettable experience in one of the most exciting cities in the world - New York.
CS106 - COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS WITH MOS EXCEL CERTIFICATION
This project-based class will focus on developing both math and computer skills. We will examine the history of computers and their role in society and business. Fundamentals of PC operating systems, electronic mail processing, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and the internet will all be covered. Additionally, students will prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam in Excel. Earning the MOS certification will be a valuable tool for college assignments and will differentiate those who earn the certification in today’s competitive job market. MOS Excel certification demonstrates students can meet globally recognized performance standards. The course includes access to GMetrix computerized practice tests and final computerized MOS Excel Certification Exam at Wagner College. One Unit
COMPUTER ENGINEERING & ESPORTS
This course will focus on Computer Science and Engineering, but not from a normal curricular standpoint. Students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of computer hardware to build a powerhouse machine for gaming, as well as learn basic troubleshooting. With this new-found knowledge, students will use virtual programs to build the computer of their dreams! There will be an abundance of teamwork building and enhanced communication skills which heighten the eSports experience. Nearing the conclusion of the program, students will participate in an on-campus tournament, choosing between Fortnite, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros, League of Legends, or Hearthstone. Join this all-new technology program and experience the rush of competing in an eSports tournament in Wagner College’s state of the art eSports Lab. Seats are limited, so register early.
Get a head start this summer on your college career:
- Earn up to 6 transferable college credits in 3 weeks
- Strengthen your college application with our admissions workshop and learn tips on how to survive your first year at college
- Visit some of New York City’s exciting attractions including museums, galleries, Broadway shows, and more!
About Wagner College:
Wagner College is a competitive, four-year private liberal arts college founded in 1883. Our nationally recognized academic program, Wagner Plan incorporates a longstanding commitment to the liberal arts, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary education. The campus is 105 acres of park-like hilltop that overlook the Atlantic Ocean, New York Harbor, and Manhattan.
For more than a decade, Wagner College has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report, among the Top 30 Northern Universities and appears on the Forbes 2015 Top Colleges list for a third year in a row. Respectively, the Wagner College Theatre program was ranked #1 in the nation according to the 2016 Princeton Review “Best 380 Colleges” guide.
Wagner students represent 40 different states and 19 countries. The most popular undergraduate majors at Wagner are Theatre, Biological Sciences, Business, Psychology, and Sociology.