Academics

Academics at Giant Step are divided into Step classes and Credit classes.

Whether or not Step I students attend classes at a local college or university, they all experience the Step classes offered at Adelphi University’s Hauppauge satellite campus.

Step courses include:

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Financial Seminar
  • Social Integration
  • Vocational Skills Training
  • Nutrition
  • World Issues
  • Problem-solving
  • Health
  • Human Sexuality
  • Computer Applications

Students are transported to and from classes by Step drivers. The Adelphi campus is approximately five minutes from the students’ apartments.

In addition to classes at Adelphi, students receive skills training in cooking, shopping and apartment organization. These classes are taught by Step staff in the student apartments.

Credit Classes

Students are offered the opportunity to attend one of several institutes of higher education in our immediate area. Within twenty-five minutes of our Hauppauge location are:

  • Suffolk Community College, Ammerman Campus
  • Suffolk Community College Grant Campus
  • Stony Brook University SUNY
  • Farmingdale College SUNY
  • Dowling College
  • Saint Josephs College

Giant Step offers transportation to and from the college campuses in the area. Most importantly, to maximize the student’s potential for success, we offer individual tutoring and academic support with a professional learning specialist.

 

 

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