For more information or questions, please contact Mr. Joseph Materia at 661-8825 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Acceleration is a concurrent enrollment program within the College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University, that has allowed high school students in New Jersey and New York to get a head start on their university careers. Over the course of their high school career, students can earn up to 22 credits from Seton Hall University for approved courses taken in their secondary schools. Subjects include (for NHS in 2018-2019) Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Political Science, History, English, Italian, Latin and Spanish. The college credits earned through Project Acceleration are accepted at more than 200 colleges and universities.
Nutley High School participates in the project acceleration program. This site provides information about the various courses that Nutley High School offers that are aligned with Project Acceleration. In order for a course to be approved, both course curriculum and instructor must be approved by the faculty at Seton Hall. Nutley offers both semester courses and full year courses. Registration for fall semester and full year courses ends in early October. Students can register for spring semester courses in January-February.
Students must be enrolled in the appropriate course, and have the approved instructor to qualify. Registration forms can be downloaded at http://www7.shu.edu/admissions/project-acceleration.cfm. The fee for Project Acceleration is $100 per credit. (Please note that some courses are three credits, while others include an additonal credit for the corresponding lab). Forms are to be completed on line, printed and then mailed to Seton Hall. Students will be provided with more information in their classes.
Below, you will find a list of classes that relate NHS courses/Instructors to Seton Hall courses/credits, as well as a list if of schools that are known to accept project acceleration credits. For more information, please visit http://www.shu.edu/academics/artsci/project-acceleration/about.cfm or contact Mr. Joseph Materia (NHS Vice Principal) at 661-8825 or at email@example.com.
Official transcripts are available upon request by submitting a Transcript Request form, and will be sent directly to another university on behalf of the student. Unofficial transcripts can also be requested by the same method, and will be sent to the student’s home. The Transcript Request form (with the procedure) is available on our website at http://www.shu.edu/offices/registrar-transcript-requests.cfm
Courses/Instructors that are approved for project acceleration:
PLEASE NOTE: The Seton Hall course title and code is in PARENTHESES, which is needed for REGISTRATION.
-AP Biology (BIOL 1105-PNT Human Structure and Function I)* 3 Credits Mr. Simko
-Honors Human Physiology (BIOL 1122-PNU Human Anatomy and Physiology I)* 3 Credits Dr. Smith
-Honors Human Physiology (BIOL 1123-PNU Human Anatomy and Physiology I LAB)* 1 Credit Dr. Smith
-AP Chemistry (CHEM 1123-PNU General Chemistry I)* 3 Credits Mr. Kasner
-AP Chemistry (CHEM 1125-PNU General Chemistry I LAB)* 1 Credit Mr. Kasner
-AP Macroeconomics (ECON 1402-PNT Principles of Economics I)* 3 Credits Mr. Linfante
-AP English III (ENGL 1201-PNT Core English I) 3 Credits Mrs. Rainone
-AP US History (HIST 1301-PNM American History I) 3 Credits Mr. Porrino
-AP US History (HIST 1301-PNT American History I) 3 Credits Mrs. Michalek
-AP Calculus (MATH 1401-PNT Calculus I) 3 Credits Mr. Picard
-AP Calculus (MATH 1401-PNU Calculus I) 3 Credits Ms. Martin
-AP Physics I (PHYS 1701-PNT General Physics I)* 3 Credits Dr. Naumoff
-AP Physics I (PHYS 1811-PNT General Physics I LAB)* 1 Credit Dr. Naumoff
-AP Government and Politics (POLS 1211-PNU United States Politics) 3 Credits Mr. Di Gregorio
-Spanish IV Honors (SPAN 2001-PNU Intermediate Spanish I)* 3 Credits Mrs. Garcia
-Italian IV Honors (ITAL 2001-PNT Intermediate Italian I)* 3 Credits Mr. Sollazzo
-Latin IV Honors (LATN 2101-PNU Intermediate Latin I)* 3 Credits Mrs. Lodato
*COURSES OFFER ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN THE SPRING SEMESTER
The following list contains Colleges and Universities who in the past have accepted the transfer of Project Acceleration credits for incoming freshman. The attached list is based on prior student transfers, as well as the policies posted on these college websites.
PLEASE NOTE: Policies at the colleges listed may change without notice. Likewise, the policies between different programs within the same University are not always identical. Please contact your college of choice to confirm that they will continue to accept these credits from Seton Hall University.
NEW JERSEY *
Atlantic Community College
Bergen Community College
College of New Jersey
College of St. Elizabeth
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Jersey City State College19, 20
Montclair State University
New Jersey City University (Oral Approval)
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Raritan Valley Community College
Thomas Edison State College
William Paterson University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Saint Peter’s College 8
* Additional information about credits transferring between NJ institutions can be found at www.njtransfer.org
University of Alaska
University of Montevallo12
Arizona State University10
California State University /Los Angeles16
Loyola Marymount University8,2
University of California at Los Angeles12
Colorado School of Mines
Mesa State College12
University of Colorado8
Albertus Magnus College13
Sacred Heart University
Southern Connecticut State University
University of Hartford
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
George Washington University
University of Delaware12
Saint Leo College10
University of Florida
University of Miami10
University of Tampa
Georgia Institute of Technology 8
Iowa State University8
University of Iowa
Loyola University of Chicago8
Monmouth College 12
Notre Dame University
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville 8
University of Illinois8,9
Ball State University12
Purdue University/West Lafayette8,12
Saint Joseph's College8,12
Kansas State University8
Kansas Wesleyan University12
University of Kansas 12
University of Kentucky3,16
Louisiana State University A & M8,13
Saint Joseph's College 8
University of Maine – Augusta12
Mount Saint Mary's College12,14
Salisbury State Unviversity
University of Maryland-College Park12
University of Maryland-Eastern Shore 8,12
Western Maryland College13,16
Clark University 8,16
Mass Maritime Academy13
Suffolk University 8
Univ. of Massachusetts8
Worcester Polytechnic Institute2,8,12
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Michigan8
Wayne State University8
University of Central Missouri
Missouri Southern State College8
Northwest Missouri State University8,10
Saint Louis University8
Southeast Missouri State University 12
University of Missouri12
Union College at Lincoln19
Plymouth State College8
Saint Anselm College2,4
University of New Hampshire12
Albany College Pharmacy
Binghamton-State University of NY8
College of New Rochelle12
College of St. Rose8,19
Fashion Institute Technology12
Hunter College-City University of NY
Laboratory Institute of Merchandising 8
Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
New York University10
Nyack College 12
Rockland Community College
Saint Bonaventure University10
Saint Francis College
Saint John Fisher College8
Saint Lawrence University10
Saint Thomas Aquinas
St. John's University
State University College of New York at Buffalo
SUNY College at Potsdam
SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry
University of Rochester9
Belmont Abbey College
Duke University7, 21
East Carolina University12
University of North Carolina16
North Dakota State University10
University of North Dakota
Bowling Green State University12
College of Wooster5,8
Kent State University17
Miami University of Ohio
Ohio Northern University18
Ohio State University19
University of Akron
University of Dayton
Wright State University
Ohio Wesleyan University9,12
University of Oklahoma
Eastern Oregon State College16
Oregon State University12
University of Portland12
Bloomsburg University 8
Carnegie Mellon University10,23
Indiana University of Pennsylvania 8
La Salle University18
Lock Haven University
North Hampton Community College
Seton Hill College12
University of Pennsylvania10
University of Pittsburgh13,16
University of Scranton12
Brown University 10
Johnson and Wales College10
Rhode Island College12
Rhode Island School of Design16
University of Rhode Island12
Providence College 9,10
Francis Marion University12
University of South Carolina18
University of Tennessee13
Texas A&M University12
Texas Christian University
Utah State University10
Southern Vermont College8
St. Michael's College8
College of William and Mary12
James Madison University10,13
Mary Baldwin College8
Old Dominion University
University of Richmond12
University of Virginia8
Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University8
University of West Virginia8
University of Wisconsin17
NOTES / INSTRUCTIONS
2. Minimum grade of B.
3. 12 credits or less.
4. 15 credits maximum; grade of B preferred.
5. 16 credits maximum.
6. 22 credits maximum.
7. Only 2 courses accepted.
8. Comparable to courses at accepting colleges or universities.
9. Credits not accepted if necessary for high school graduation. Call college or university for clarification.
10. Case by case basis; example: departmental permission.
11. Credits accepted only if taken at Seton Hall University campus with regular Seton Hall University faculty with other college students.
12. Telephone clarification recommended.
13. Depending on course content, courses could transfer specifically or as an elective credit.
14. First-time freshmen who wish to transfer English Composition may receive general elective credit.
15. Advance placement standing only; not for college credit.
16. Meet normal transfer criteria.
17. Comparable with student’s degree program and normal transfer credit policy.
18. Courses must apply to student’s major coursework, core or elective coursework.
19. Need Seton Hall University course description.
20. Need course description, information on instructor, location and texts from high school.
21. Free electives only.
22. Maximum 2 credits awarded
23. Does not accept ENGL 1201 & ENGL 1202