The Office for Continuing Education offers a wide variety of College Course Review
classes and Special Programs for college students.
GRE Prep Course
Chemistry Review For Biology Students
Preparation For Introductory Science Courses
Math Review For Introductory Science Courses
Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)
Suffolk County Community College's (SCCC) Collegiate Science and Technology Entry
Program (CSTEP) provides academic support services to underrepresented and economically
disadvantaged students pursuing careers in mathematics, science, technology, health-related
fields, and the licensed professions. CSTEP is funded by the New York State Education
The program is open to any student with at least a 2.8 GPA (or a high school average
of at least 80) who is majoring in fields related to math, science, health, computer
science or engineering. Those pursuing careers in licensed professions such as math
or science teaching, law, social work and psychology are also eligible. Students
must also meet the following criteria:
GPA of 2.8 of high school average of 80;
major in fields related to math, science, health, computer science or engineering;
underrepresented or economically disadvantaged; and
matriculated and taking at least 12 credits each semester.
Major Program Components Include:
tutoring for all courses;
career-related field trips and seminars;
job shadowing and interning experiences at Brookhaven National Laboratory and with
transition programs for graduates continuing their education at four-year institutions.
In addition, Suffolk partners with Brookhaven National Laboratory, SUNY at Old Westbury
and Stony Brook University to provide research and networking opportunities to CSTEP
students. Brookhaven National Laboratory provides tours, talks/seminars, job shadowing
and summer internships for select CSTEP students. SUNY at Old Westbury provides a
network and conferences for students pursuing careers with a focus on math/science
education and social sciences. Stony Brook University provides a network for students
pursuing careers with a focus on medicine, science, engineering and social science.