College Now

The College Now Program supports extensive partnerships between the City University of New York and the New York City Department of Education to promote college awareness and skills among high school students. Serving tenth through twelfth graders from more than twenty Brooklyn public high schools, Brooklyn College Now offers a broad range of pre-college and college courses representing the richness of the campus’s Liberal Arts and Sciences departments. Talented CUNY undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff support Brooklyn College Now high school participants in exploring academic and research interests, achieving success and building college competencies. In partnership with Brooklyn College, ENYFA students are able to take the following courses on campus:

Current Issues

In current issues, students take a position on law enforcement and the government and the effects on society. This class will prepare you to identify the crucial points of contention for any social or political issue. Students will interpret different opinions as well as display opinions of their own.



Bridges to Computing

This course focuses on transitioning from high school to college, aiming to better inform and prepare students for careers in the multimedia and computing fields. Bridges involves academic and social components geared towards introducing you to a wide variety of computer skills.


Green Monster

Green Monster is a challenging, hands-on course for aspiring scientists, environmentalists, and students who want to know more about life on earth. Learn about the impact of human activities, such as, mining, farming, and logging on the planet. It forms a bridge between Living Environment and college level Biology.


Why We Do What We Do?

In Why people do what they do, students will use autobiographical writing, reading, and discussion of texts from psychology, education, poetry, and fiction to explore some of life's most puzzling questions. Students will also write a well developed personal essay suitable for a college scholarship or special program application.


SOCIOLOGY 2500: Social Problems

Mondays & Wednesdays 3:40pm - 4:55pm

Problems generated by conflicting demands within the social structure of American society. Discussions and readings about social problems related to crime, work, urban life, ethnicity, race and business organizations..

MUSIC 3260: Intro to Music Tech

Wednesdays 3:40pm - 6:10pm or Saturdays 10:00pm - 1:00pm

Introduction to an array of available software for the creation, documentation, and instruction of music. Designed for any musician interested in computer-based tools to enhance musical life and career. Topics include digital audio, MIDI, music notation, music on the internet, presentation of one’s work, and pedagogical tools.

PSYCHOLOGY 1000: Intro to Psych

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:05pm - 6:30pm or Saturdays 10:00am - 12:45pm

An introduction to the major facts, principles, methods, and theories of psychology. Topics include the history of psychology, sensory and perceptual processes, learning and cognition, motivation and emotion, and much more!

PHILOSOPHY 3306: Ethics & Society

Tuesdays & Thursdays  5:05pm - 6:20pm

Critical consideration of issues in social ethics. Discussion of such topics as racism, sexism, economic justice, civil disobedience, capital punishment, environmental pollution, war and weaponry, abortion, euthanasia, freedom of information, the right to privacy.

BUSINESS 2300: Personal Finance

Saturdays 10:00am-1:00pm

Fundamentals of personal finance. Covers budgeting and cash-flow management, credit use, planned borrowing, taxes, managing major expenditures such as automobiles and housing, retirement planning and estate planning, higher education planning, property and liability insurance, health care planning, life insurance planning, and investments, (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, commodities).

ANTHROPOLOGY 1205: Forensic Anthropology

Saturdays 10:00am - 12:45pm

Introduction to forensic science, including modern techniques of forensic analysis. Collection and preservation of physical evidence at crime scenes. Authentic criminal cases. Satisfies CUNY Pathways Flexible Core Scientific World requirement and College Option requirement. Same as CHEM 1037..

SPEECH 211: Speech Communications

Saturdays 10:00am- 1:00pm

Introduction to speech communication covers oral communication and its role in society, emphasizing listening, interpersonal communication, group decision-making, and public (informative and persuasive) speaking, Course satisfies a CUNY Pathways requirement (also required at most colleges). Open to students with HS averages of 75 and over and ELA Regents scores of 70 and over.