Strong Start Freshman Connection offers a pair of linked classes to help you gain the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in college. During the Strong Start six-week summer session, you can:
- Finish one required developmental math course by completing Math 092 or Math 099 (depending on your ELM score)
- Earn 3 units of General Education credit by successfully completing University 100, The Freshman Seminar. For details visit http://www.csun.edu/univ100/.
- Learn about the campus, make new friends, and learn valuable skills and knowledge that have been proven to contribute to the success of first-year students.
- Satisfy the new CSU Early Start requirement for both math and writing.
Summer Session 3, July 10-August 20, 2013
University 100 & Math 092
University 100 & Math 099
|Math 092 Monday thru Thursday 9:00 – 10:35 a.m.||University 100 Monday thru Thursday 9:00 – 10:35 a.m.|
|University 100 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.||Math 099 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.|
Prerequisites for Strong Start Freshman Connection classes:
Math 092: Score between 0 and 33 on the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam
Math 099: Score between 40 and 49 on the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam (If you score higher than 49 you are college-level math ready.)
Cost of Strong Start Freshman Connection
The total cost of Strong Start Freshman Connection is $1,903. Fees are subject to change. Please visit http://www-admn.csun.edu/ucs/docs/2013-sum-tuition-fees.pdf for current information about tuition and fees for Strong Start Summer 2013.
Financial Aid Questions and Answers for the Summer 2013 Strong Start Freshman Connection
Financial Aid may be available to eligible Strong Start students who completed the FAFSA for 2013-2014 by March 2, 2013. For more information, see Strong-Start-Financial-Aid-QA
You can download and view the following report about Strong Start (formerly known as Early Start):
The Importance of Getting an Early Start: The Experience of the Fall 2008 First Time Freshmen Participating in Cal State Northridge’s Newest Effort to Promote Proficiency at Entry