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    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars | College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars | College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Mathematics, Coding, Computer Skills
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) offers students a high quality, innovative, and cross-disciplinary experience. Through Terp Young Scholars, CMNS engages students in learning about the environment, computer programming, and the ways science is used to combat human diseases.

    2023 course offerings include:

    BSCI279M: Modern Medicine - Online - COURSE FULL

    What causes disease? How do we diagnose and treat disease? This course explores human biological systems, functions, and issues such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, and neurological disorders. In addition, students explore the genetic, infectious and environmental causes of disease, and learn how various research laboratories on campus use modern scientific techniques to unravel these mysteries. The program incorporates a variety of laboratory and active learning activities. Students also explore the general principles of science.

    Introduction to Computing – Campus

    This course introduces you to the computing field as a whole.  You will gain skills used across the spectrum of computing majors and learn about the great variety of routes into the various areas of study and employment in technological fields.

    Creative Coding for Digital Media – Online

    An introduction to Computer Science and programming through creative coding, algorithmic image creation and manipulation, and interactive art. Students will use exploratory coding approaches, and problem/solution-driven approaches, to design and implement software with visual and auditory output. The course includes an introduction to computer science and software, including software design and construction, problem-solving, and fundamental questions about the nature, limitations, and ethical use of computers and algorithms. It explores creativity tools as well as insight into how they work. Targeted to students with a broad diversity in backgrounds and interests. No prerequisites beyond high school algebra.