New Vision Programs
New Vision Engineering*
• like people
• are highly motivated and aspire to a profession in engineering that requires collegiate study
• have completed all credits for graduation by June of 11th grade except for 12th grade English, Social Studies and Physical Education
• like to be challenged
... then this program is for you!
• Civil Engineer
• Chemical Engineer
• Mechanical Engineer
• Electrical/Computer Engineer
• Industrial Engineer
• Facilities Engineer
• Environmental/Biological Engineer
• Aerospace Engineer
• Manufacturing Engineer
About the Program:
The New Vision Engineering Program is an in-depth study of engineering, architectural and computer science careers. Students explore these careers during class trips, small group trips and individual job shadowing experiences. Real life, hands-on group projects integrate academic knowledge with industry experience. A typical week is divided between career exploration (3.75 hours), engineering theory (3.75 hours) and college classes (11.25 hours). Students have the opportunity to earn up to 18 college credits, while meeting high school requirements for English 12, Economics and Participation in Government.
• To apply previous and new academic knowledge and skills to professional situations
• To expand and apply both written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate with persons
outside their peer group
• To develop career plans based on experiential learning
• To begin a transition from high school to college education
• To improve and expand the ability to think critically and solve problems.
Available Academic Credit:
• English 101 (3 college credits)
• English 102 (3 college credits)
• Macro Economics (3 college credits)
• U.S. Government - National (3 college credits)
• Engineering 101 (3 college credits)
• Engineering 102 (3 college credits)
Minimum Admission Requirements:
• An overall 85% or higher average
• An 85% or higher on the English Regents Exam
• A cumulative average of 85% or higher in all English classes with no final grade below an 80%
• A cumulative average of 85% or higher in all Math classes with no final grade below an 80%
• Completion of the application form and admission essay, two teacher references and a guidance counselor
• Interview with the admissions committee.
• Have completed the equivalent of Course III Mathematics by the end of Junior Year
• Be enrolled in Pre-Calculus, Calculus or AP Calculus during the Senior Year
• Have completed 3 years of Science by the end of Junior Year
Costs: SUNY Orange College Tuition (approximately $1,200) and a flash drive is required to save work. Text books are provided for all classes.
* Students must provide their own transportation.