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Summer Course Offerings

During the summer 2015 students who are required to remediate in English will only be allowed to register for an Early Start English (ESE 05) 1.5 unit course at Cal Poly Pomona. Students who are required to remediate in math will have the option to enroll in either a 4 unit or 1.5 unit course. If you are unable to participate in a 4 unit math course, at a minimum you must register for the 1.5 unit course listed as Early Start Mathematics (ESM 05).

IMPORTANT: While Early Start Mathematics (ESM 05) does meet the Chancellor's mandate of beginning remediation in the summer, this course does not allow you to progress to the next level or remediation at Cal Poly Pomona.

Cal Poly Pomona offers several Math and/or English summer sessions during the 10 week quarter. The below chart identifies the subjects, sessions, lengths, and dates.  

Early Start Program Summer 2015 Classes

Math Course Offering:

Subject Area Session Beginning Date Deadline to Enroll Class Offerings Payment Deadline
MATH 1st- Two Week June 22, 2015 June 17, 2015 ESM 5 June 17, 2015
MATH 2nd- Two Week July 13, 2015 July 8, 2015 ESM5 July 8, 2015
MATH 3rd- Two Week August 17, 2015 August 12, 2015 ESM 5 August 12, 2015
MATH Ten Week June 22, 2015 June 17, 2015

ESM 10, ESM 11,

ESM 12

June 17, 2015
MATH 1st- Five Week June 22, 2015 June 17, 2015 ESM 11, ESM 12 June 17, 2015
MATH 2nd- Five Week July 29, 2015 July 7, 2015 ESM 11, ESM 12 July 27, 2015

English Course Offering:

Subject Area Session Beginning Date Deadline to Enroll Class Offerings Payment Deadline
ENGLISH 1st- Two Week June 22, 2015 June 17, 2015 ESE 5 June 17, 2015
ENGLISH 2nd- Two Week July 13, 2015 July 8, 2015 ESE 5 July 8, 2015
ENGLISH 3rd- Two Week August 17, 2015 August 12, 2015 ESE 5 August 12, 2015

ENGLISH COURSES 

ESE 5 (1.5 Units): Early Start English Writing Workshop (Click to view)

ESE 5 is a 2-week course that meets entirely online. The course will prepare students for success in their first-year writing program. Offered in Summer Quarter only the online workshops and tutorials cover basic rhetorical strategies‚ reading strategies‚ thesis development, and argumentation. Students must have access to a computer with internet capabilities. Open only to Cal Poly Pomona students subject to the Early Start English mandate with EPT score of 146 or below.

 

MATH COURSES

ESM 10 (4 Units): Early Start Pre-algebra (Click to view)

This is a 10-week course. Geometry‚ measurement geometry‚ introduction to algebra including variable expressions‚ linear equations‚ polynomials‚ techniques of factoring‚ integer exponents. 4 lecture/problem-solving. 

Open only to incoming freshman students subject to Early Start Program mandate with ELM score 0-26. Course does not earn baccalaureate credit.

 

ESM 11 (4 Units): Early Start Basic Algebra (Click to view)

Option of either 5-week or 10-week course. Applications of linear equations‚ techniques of factoring‚ rational expressions‚ linear inequalities‚ graphs of linear functions‚ systems of linear equations‚ rational exponents and radicals‚ quadratic equations. 4 lecture/problem-solving.  Open only to incoming freshman students subject to Early Start Program mandate with ELM score 28-40. Course does not earn baccalaureate credit.

 

ESM 12 (4 Units): Early Start Intermediate Algebra (Click to view)

Option of either 5-week or 10-week course. Complex numbers‚ advanced quadratic equations with applications‚ quadratic and rational inequalities‚ functions‚ conic sections‚ logarithms‚ non-linear systems of equations‚ sequences and series‚ binomial expansions. 4 lecture/problem-solving. Open only to incoming freshman students subject to Early Start Program mandate with ELM score 42-48 or equivalent score in ESM 11. Course does not earn baccalaureate credit. 

 

ESM 5 (1.5 Units): Early Start Mathematics Workshop (Click to view)

This is a 2-week course. Preparation for pre-baccalaureate mathematics courses. Number sense‚ graphical reasoning‚ and algebraic thinking. 15 hours lecture/problem solving. Credit/No Credit. Open only to incoming freshman students subject to Early Start Program mandate (ELM score below 50). Course does not earn baccalaureate credit.