In Terp Young Scholars, high school students prepare for college through rigorous academics and dynamic instruction. Learn to navigate the University of Maryland college experience and get a jump on college by earning three university credits...(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Three Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: STEM, Mathematics
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
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.
Please note that the residential program is not open to international F/J visa students.
BSCI279M: Modern Medicine - Campus
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.
This course provides an introduction to the internet/web capabilities and trends, and to computer programming in the context of building simple web pages. Intended for students with no previous programming experience who wish to understand the technologies making web sites possible, this course will provide a set of practical problem solving skills necessary for the development of dynamic client-side web content.