YPIE Majors

YPIE Scholars can select from many different Majors to enhance their skills and learn about future career pathways.  Our YPIE Majors include:

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JOURNALISM

Produced by YPIE’s Journalism major, the YPIE QuaranTimes is a way for YPIE students to connect and share experiences during these unprecedented times.  Check out the YPIE QuaranTimes.
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SCIENCE RESEARCH

In partnership with Regeneron, YPIE’s Science Research major enables students to develop their own research project over the course of three years under the mentorship of professional researchers and scientists.  Learn more about this program.
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FILM

A partnership with the Jacob Burns Film Center and the DMAC/YoFi in Yonkers bring real-world experience to students learning about and creating their own original films.  Watch some of our students' films.
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ACE

 Aspiring architects and engineers in YPIE’s Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) major have the opportunity to partner with professional mentors to design a real-life project from the ground up.  Read more here.
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DEBATE

In partnership with the NYC Urban Debate League, YPIE’s debate major trains students in the art of crafting and delivering effective arguments. Through this program, YPIE students will compete in national competitions.  See photos of our YPIE Debate students.

CARTOONING

YPIE students will learn about the origins of cartooning and comics, create their own storyboards, and start to build a portfolio  of their work.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

In partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), YPIE's entrepreneurship major empowers students to grow their entrepreneurial mindset, and develop and create their own business.

Interested in learning more?  Email Max Silverman, YPIE Director of College Readiness.

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