The Clemente Program allows you to explore various fields of study that will let you think critically and understand the perspectives of others. The following topics, also known as the humanities, will foster in you the ability to analyze and question:
Literature and Poetry
Critical Thinking and Writing
How It Works
Students who apply are:
- at least 17 years of age
- can read a newspaper in English
- belong to a household with income no more than 150% of Federal low income guidelines
- are willing to consistently attend classes, do assignments, and complete the course
There are no costs to Clemente Course students. If you are accepted into the course, all costs, including tuition, books and bus fare will be provided.
Do you have children?
No need to worry! Students from Worcester State University will offer free childcare services at the course site.
Students who successfully complete the 28-week course will receive six college credits from Bard College. Students completing the course, but not meeting the requirements for college credit, will receive a Bard College Certificate of Achievement.