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Comet College is an exciting opportunity for Amherst students to earn college credit while still in high school through a partnership with Lorain County Community College. Students taking advantage of the program have the opportunity to graduate high school with both an associate degree and a high school diploma, free of charge. Students may join the program at any time, and take advantage of customized 15 and 30 hour pathways. Most courses are taught right at Steele High School, making Comet College incredibly convenient for students. 

Courses offered at Amherst Steele High School may include:

  • ALHN 120: General Pathology (Med Tech Program)
  • ALHN 110: Medical Terminology (Med Tech Program)
  • BIOG 151: General Biology
  • BIOG 165: Introduction to Ecology
  • ENGL 161: College Composition I
  • ENGL 162: College Composition II
  • ENGL 255: Introduction to Fiction
  • ENGL 257: Introduction to Poetry
  • HPED 165: Introduction to Exercise Science (Med Tech Program)
  • HSTR 151: Civilizations I
  • HSTR 152: Civilizations II
  • HSTR 161: US History I
  • HSTR 162: US History II
  • MTHM 171: College Algebra
  • MTHM 172: Precalculus
  • MTHM 168: Statistics
  • SPNH 251: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPNH 252: Intermediate Spanish II

Amherst Comet College 40-44 Credit Hour Pathway

MyUniversity Pathways

Comet College provides a full high school and college experience, with ongoing academic and career advising. Your Lorain County Community College advisor for Comet College is:

Karen Tomcko
(440) 366-4823