College Readiness

AECI's mission includes preparing students for the rigors of college. Through partnerships with Syracuse University, AECI students can earn up to 18 college credits before they graduate from high school. Eligible students can choose from a diverse menu of classes that meet their interests and post-secondary goals.

Writing 114: Students write texts experimenting with style, genre, and subject; read contemporary nonfiction texts by varied authors; attend lectures/readings of visiting writers.

Writing 105: Students study and practice of writing processes, including critical reading, collaboration, revision, editing, and the use of technologies. The classes focuses on the aims, strategies, and conventions of academic prose, especially analysis and argumentation.

SUPA Calculus the first course of a three-semester course in Calculus offered by the Department of Mathematics at Syracuse University. This sequence is designed for science and engineering majors, and for students in other disciplines who intend to take upper level mathematics courses.

SUPA Forensics explores the science behind criminal investigation; it is the application of science to law. Topics covered include forensics chemistry, biology, earth science, physics, pathology, odontology, entomology, and anthropology.

In SUPA Personal Finance, students earn real world applications of the content learned in their math classes. Topics include retirement savings, interest rates and income taxes.

In Syracuse Sports Management, students review the various facets of the sport industry through an examination of problems and issues faced by contemporary sport managers. Unique characteristics of sport and resulting social and ethical responsibilities of sport managers are discussed. Career options within the different facets of the sport industry are also discussed.

In SUPA Psychology, students get acquainted with the basic areas of study covered by the field of psychology This includes learning, personality assessment, abnormal behavior, social psychology and psychopathology.