In Terp Young Scholars-Online, 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.

Program dates: July 11-30, 2021

The Terp Young Scholars program is open to:
Rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors 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 include:

College of Arts and Humanities

  • American Studies: Film and American Culture Studies
  • Jiménez-Porter Writer’s House: Creative Writing Workshop
  • Philosophy: Artificial Intelligence: Brains, Minds, and Machines

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice: Introduction to Criminology
  • Geography: Earth From Space
  • Government and Politics: International Political Relations
  • Psychology: Social Psychology
  • Psychology: Multicultural Psychology
  • MLAW Programs: Mock Trial Anthropology: Forensic Sciences

College of Education

  • Education: Teaching for Change: Classroom and Social Justice
  • Education: Exploring Strengths and Values for Effective Leadership

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences

  • Biological Sciences Program: Environmental Biology
  • Biological Sciences Program: Modern Medicine Computer Science: Web Programming

School of Public Health

  • Kinesiology: Introduction to Kinesiology

Undergraduate Studies, Honors College

  • Design Cultures and Creativity: Critical Digital Making

Cost and Session Information

Cost and Session Information

Online Fee:

$1,475 for the Online Program Package Fee (composed of the following):

Course Tuition: $1,122 Distance Learning Fee: $100 Program Fee: $253

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