Camino Program

Pamela A. Jimenez

Program Details

The Camino Program at Manhattan College is an academically based two-year Associates degree program in general studies designed to provide academic support and resources to native Spanish-speaking students. Students will reinforce their English skills while acquiring a degree.  Additionally, the student will benefit from tutoring, study groups, and academic counseling to help them succeed at Manhattan College.

Camino students follow the 15-week semester. See the undergraduate calendar.

Upon successfully graduating with an Associates degree, the student will have the opportunity to transfer into a bachelor's degree program at Manhattan College.

Financial Aid

Camino students will be counseled and receive assistance in applying for federal and state aid to study in the Camino Program. In most cases, students who are eligible for full aid will study in the program tuition-free.

Students not eligible for full federal and state aid may need to apply for a loan and/or establish a payment plan with the College to meet tuition and fee costs.

Program Goals 

  • Develop English language proficiency in both written and oral communication 
  • Students will develop the ability to work effectively in a group setting and independently 
  • Conduct research, drawing on and documenting a variety of academic sources and synthesize findings in a coherent and organized manner 
  • Evaluate the impact of multicultural, religious and ethical perspectives in decision-making 
  • Identify and evaluate social aspects of workplace issues and utilize problem-solving skills. 

Mission Statement

The Camino Program keeps with the Manhattan College mission of providing contemporary, person-centered, faith-based educational experiences that will provide students with an opportunity to progress and enrich their lives.

Inspired by the five core principles of the Lasallian tradition - faith in the presence of God, respect for all people, quality education, inclusive community, and concern for the poor and social justice - the Camino Program enhances the lives of a diverse population by providing a rigorous liberal arts education. Camino prepares its graduates to continue for a bachelor's degree by providing a dynamic and innovative education while keeping with tradition.

Camino Curriculum

First Year
PSEG 1063PSRL 2173
PSEE 1413PSLS 4013
PSEG 2263PSEE 2073
PSPY 2803PSCM 3263
 12 12
Second Year
PSRL 2743PSRL 3793
PSLS 2753PSEE 3603
PSEG 1103PSMT 1953
PSEE 2013PSLS 3683
 12 12
Third Year
PSLS 3753 
PSEV 4903 
Total Credits: 60
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