Academic Foundations Center
Bradley Hall, First Floor
Walker-McCall, M.B.A., Associate Dean of Academic Affairs; Director of
Academic Foundations Center/Educational Opportunity Fund
Rose Bailey-Byers, M.A., Assistant Dean of Academic Counseling Services
Suja Patel, M.S.W., Assistant Dean of Assessment and Administration
Michael Billich, B.S., Unit Computing Specialist
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program
Darlene Brown, M.P.A., EOF Senior Counselor, Special Programs
Carl Milton, M.S., EOF Senior Counselor, Special Programs
Brian Taylor, B.A., EOF Senior Counselor, Special Programs
Student Support Services (SSS) Program
Brenda Lopez, M.Ed., Director of Student Support Services
Marsha Dickson, A.A., Head Bookkeeper
Ineishah Thomas, Secretary to the Associate Dean
For more information regarding our precollege programs, please call 973-353-3574.
by the Academic Foundations Center are open to students in the
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program. First-year EOF students are
required to complete both Strategies for Academic Success courses
(21:003:101-102). EOF students who enroll in General Biology
(21:120:101-102), Concepts in Biology (28:120:200), or College Algebra
(21:640:107-109) may be required to enroll in a supplemental support
21:003:015,016 General Biology Support (N1.5, N1.5) 21:003:060 College Algebra Support (N1.5)
Supplemental support course for college level biology. Under the guidance of an
instructor, students develop awareness of and facility in biological thinking
and learn effective study skills. In addition, the syllabus for the course
being supported is followed to supplement material covered in lecture.
Corequisites: 21:120:101-102 or 28:120:200. Open to EOF students only.
support course for the college algebra series. Under the guidance of an
instructor, students develop insight and facility in functions, operations of
functions, operations on polynomials, fractions, solution of linear and
quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing of linear and quadratic
functions, solution of word problems, elementary probability, and statistics.
In addition, the syllabus for the course being supported is followed to
supplement material covered in lecture.
Corequisites: 21:640:105 or
21:640:107-109. Open to EOF students only.21:003:101,102 Strategies for Academic Success (1.5,1.5)
Focuses on the development of critical thinking. Under the guidance of EOF
instructors, students use and evaluate frameworks and develop a set of critical
attitudes and reasoning skills. The course assists students in thinking about
and articulating thoughtful positions concerning contemporary issues, classroom
discussions, and social situations. There is also a civic engagement component
to the course.
Open to EOF students only.
21:003:147 Topics in
Academic Success (3)
Support course that focuses on English, math, science, and
study skills. Under the guidance of EOF instructors, students develop and
improve upon reading, writing, math, and science skills. The course goal is to
ease the transition from high school to college by developing the critical
skills necessary to achieve academic success.
Open to EOF students only; first year only.
See also Academic Foundations 003 in the Academic Programs and Courses chapter of this catalog.