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    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars (TYS)

    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars (TYS)


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    • 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: Architecture, Business, Journalism, STEM, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Arts, Career Exploration, Humanities, Public Health
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Terp Young Scholars - College Courses. College Credits. College Park.

    Preview the college experience through rigorous academics and dynamic instruction. Learn about the University of Maryland and get a jump on college by earning three university credits.  In-person (commuter) and online options available.

    The Terp Young Scholars program is open to:
    High school students (rising grade 10 to graduating grade 12) from across the United States and around the world. 

    During three unforgettable weeks, students will:

    • Pursue academic interests.
    • Study with exceptional faculty.
    • Engage in creative problem solving with equally talented peers.
    • Earn three university credits.

    Course offerings may include:

    School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation

    • ARCH150: Discovering Architecture (in person) - COURSE FULL

    School of Business

    • BMGT262: The Enterprising Leader (in person/online)
    • BMGT120: Accounting: The Key to Business Decisions (online)

    School of Engineering

    • ENES250: Why Do Things Fail? (in person)

    School of Public Health

    • KNES289F: Foundations of Food, Physical Activity and Health (in person)

    College of Arts and Humanities

    • ARHU298J: Creative Writing Workshop (online)
    • PHIL100: Introduction to Philosophy (online)

    College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

    • PSYC221: Social Psychology (in person)
    • CCJS105: Introduction to Criminology (online)
    • GEOG172: Earth From Space (online)
    • GVPT200: International Political Relations (online)
    • PSYC354: Multicultural Psychology in the U.S. (online)

    College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

    • AREC365: World Hunger, Population, and Food Supplies (in person)

    College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences

    • BSCI279E: Environmental Biology (in person)
    • CMSC125: Introduction to Computing (in person) - COURSE FULL

    Cost and Session Information

    Cost and Session Information

    Online Fees:

    $1,500 for the Online Program Package Fee (composed of the following):

    • Course Tuition: $1,236
    • Distance Learning Fee: $96
    • Program Fee: $168

    On-Campus Fees:

    $2,500 for the Commuter Course Package Fee (composed of the following):

    • Course Tuition: $1,236
    • Campus Student Services Fee: $205
    • Commuter Program Fee: $1059

    The package fee consists of course tuition, summer mandatory fees, and the program fee. Note: The program does not offer an option that provides campus housing.