Summer@Mayfield For-Credit

Summer For-Credit Courses (grades 9-12)

The UC-approved courses are worth 1 unit or 0.5 units (one semester) of credit as indicated below. Students may miss no more than one class to receive credit. All summer for-credit courses are limited to 18 students.

June 22 to July 31, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
Course fees vary

A $40 non-refundable fee is charged for summer registration. There are two payment options for for-credit course registration:
  1. Pay in two installments: A $500 deposit is due upon registration, and you will receive a subsequent bill for the remaining balance.
  2. Pay in full: Total amount due upon registration.
Please note that students receiving financial aid will receive the same percentage towards summer for-credit classes.

Registration opens Saturday, Feb. 29 at 8:00 a.m.

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  • Biology (1 unit credit)

    Open to rising juniors.
    Prerequisites: Conceptual Physics and Chemistry
    June 22 - July 31, 2020
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday - Friday) 
    $1,260 + $50 Lab Fee
    A general introduction to the biological sciences, this course discusses cellular biochemistry, genetics, evolution, mammalian physiology, and classification. Hands-on experience is stressed as weekly laboratory experiments are integrated into the learning program. The purchase of a textbook is required.
    1 unit of credit* - UC Approved

    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
  • Chemistry (1 unit credit)

    Open to rising sophomores.
    Prerequisite: Conceptual Physics
    June 22 - July 31, 2020
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday - Friday) 
    $1,260 + $50 Lab Fee
    Chemistry is the study of matter and its changes. Topics include scientific measurement, atomic theory, organization of the periodic table, chemical bonding and reactions, the mole and stoichiometry, acid and base chemistry, redox, and electrochemistry. The laboratory is an integral part of the course which provides students with a hands-on experience of concepts discussed in reading and includes inquiry-based labs. The purchase of a textbook may be required.
    1 unit of credit* - UC Approved

    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
  • Geometry (1 unit credit)

    Open to rising sophomores. Mayfield Senior School Math Department permission required.
    Prerequisite: 9th-grade Algebra
    June 22 - July 31, 2020
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday - Friday) 
    $1260
    This is a course in Euclidean Geometry with an emphasis on developing logical reasoning skills. Topics will include proofs, coordinate geometry, congruency, similarity, polygons, circles, parallel lines, areas, volumes, and an introduction to right triangle trigonometry. Some review of Algebra I concepts will be integrated into this course.
    1 unit of credit* – UC Approved

    *Students can miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit
  • United States History (1 unit credit)

    Open to rising juniors.
    Prerequisites: World History I and World History II
    June 22 - July 31, 2020
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Monday - Friday) 
    $1,260
    This course is a survey of the history of the United States from the earliest explorations of the continent to the present. Students will evaluate how major historical events have affected various segments of our society. These events include the American Revolution, Westward Movement, the Civil War, slavery, the immigrant experience, various reform movements, industrialization, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and the Vietnam War. The purchase of a textbook is required.
    1 unit of credit*  UC Approved

    *Students may miss no more than 1 class to receive full credit

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Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, CA is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9-12. Noted for its rigorous academic program, which includes 21 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, Mayfield’s curriculum is underscored by a philosophy of educating the “whole child,” which also encourages commitment to and excellence in the arts, athletics, community service and spiritual growth. The nurturing environment at Mayfield Senior School allows each student to flourish in an atmosphere of personal attention.