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Jump start your career in Art, Design, Architecture, or Creative Writing! Take introductory courses and earn college elective credits!
Why Should You Attend?
- To explore the possibility of studying art, design, architecture, creative writing, or critical & visual studies.
- To confirm that this is the subject you want to study in college.
- To develop your skills through college-level coursework, using a variety of tools, materials, and techniques.
- To develop a body of work for your portfolio for admission to college.
- To meet other students who share your interests.
- To get a preview of the college experience
High school students have an invaluable opportunity to sharpen their portfolios, get a taste of college life, and earn 4 college credits.
Every summer, Pratt sponsors a college-level program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors at its Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses. It is an intensive immersion experience; approximately 400 high school students, ages 16 - 18, seize the opportunity to experience college-level study in Pratt Institute’s PreCollege program. Students are immersed in a program of art, design, architecture, or creative writing, modeled after Pratt’s undergraduate offerings. Upon completion of the program, students earn 4 elective college credits. The summer PreCollege program consists of 4 classes, as well as lectures and cultural and social events. Students pick one of the credit-bearing electives offered and are automatically enrolled in a Foundation class (also credit-bearing), an Art History /Appreciation class, and a Portfolio Development class, (both are non-credit, pass/fail courses) to complement their chosen elective.
- High school students who are at least sixteen years old, and have completed their sophomore year, as well as graduating seniors (minimum age: 16 years by July 1, 2013; maximum age: 18 years. No exceptions.)
- Self-motivated and responsible students willing to immerse themselves in college-level study with other students who have similar interests
- All levels of experience welcome
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