Orientation Weekend Program: June 22 - 24
Pre College Program Dates: June 25 - July 27
Prior to their first semester at Villanova, students participate in a pre-college summer program wich focuses on:
- College Reading and Writing
The English component is administered through the Freshmen English Course. A comprehensive program, the English course to develop analytical reading skills and critical thinking, enhance objective writing skills and encourages productive research skills.
The Freshmen English Course is offered for 3 credits as well as a grade. During the "pre-college program", both classroom instruction and personal conferences with instructors remedy some of the difficulties many students encounter during their first semester of college. The counseling and conferences with faculty members tend to alleviate student apprehension and fears associated with attending college.
The science component provides a general overview of fundamental concepts. The mathematics course explores calculus and statistical concepts. The The science and mathematics components advance according to the student’s progress.