Amherst Comet College

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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. In addition, students who successfully complete the program will automatically receive scholarship funds to finish a bachelor’s degree at Lorain County Community College through the University Partnership.

Courses offered at Amherst Steele High School:

  • ENGL 161: College Composition I
  • ENGL 162: College Composition II
  • ENGL 255: Introduction to Fiction
  • ENGL 257: Introduction to Poetry
  • MTHM 171: College Algebra
  • HSTR 151: Civilizations I
  • HSTR 152: Civilizations II

Comet College 15 credit hour pathway

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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
ktomcko@lorainccc.edu