Students may apply between June 1st and June 15 every year. Requirements include:
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What is the YKHS for Science & Technology
As part of its Social Responsibility, City University has decided to provide Full scholarships for up to 100 young Somalis students the opportunity to receive high quality secondary education at the Yusuf Al-Kawnayn High School for Science & Technology (YKHSS&T). These students study Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Geography, Islamic Studies, Arabic, Somali and Information Technology. Emphasis is placed in the practical use and mastery of Information Technology tools by graduation time. Students will be prepared to join universities around the globe as well as major in any field they choose.
The required courses for College Preparatory High School Diplomas at the YKHSS&T is set by the Board of Directors of the YKHSS&T in Consultation with the Somali Federal Government Ministry of Education. The courses indicated below provide Information Technology training at the secondary level of education. Graduates can choose to go directly to work in the IT Field or continue their education by attending a degree program.
The YKHSS&T runs between September and June, weekly classes are held Saturday through Wednesday with 6 periods per day between Saturday and Wednesday and each period will be 45 Minutes long. Classes will start at 8:00 AM and will end at 12:00 PM. Thursday will be for special programs. School will be closed during the Summer which is between the last week of June and the first week of September.
To graduate from the College Preparatory high school program for Science and Technology, students must complete at a minimum, 26 units of credit in the following subjects:
To graduate from the College Preparatory Maritime high school program, students must complete at a minimum, 26 units of credit in the following subjects:
Units of Credits Subject:
English 9, Algebra I, World History, Biology, Physical Education I, Technology I,
Introduction to General Maritime Studies
English 10, Geometry, Foreign Language I, Geography, Chemistry, Physical Education II,
Introduction to Computer Network,
English 11, Trigonometry/ Algebra II, Foreign Language II, Technology II, Practical IT Skills,
English 12, Introduction to Economics, Pre-Calculus, Physics,
High School Courses List:
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