New Courses in cyber defense and mental health added to lineup which includes STEM Academy
TAMPA, Fla. (June 15, 2016) – The University of South Florida Pre-College summer programs, which offer high school students from throughout the country and around the world an opportunity to experience a taste of college life, will begin the week of June 20.
This year USF has added to its list of innovative programs with courses in cybersecurity and mental health. Courses are also offered in a variety of other fields, such as STEM, solar energy, film making and creative writing.
Participating teens will get hands-on experiences inside USF labs, learn from top USF faculty, discover degree and career paths and build the foundation for achieving student success while in college.
USF Pre-College provides students with a variety of program options ranging from four days to four weeks. Some programs are residential, giving students the chance to live on campus inside residence halls.
2016 programs include:
•Biomedical Engineering: July 11-14 (commuter) and July 17-21 (residential)
•Cyber Defense Boot Camp: July 25-29 *NEW*
•Film Making: Script to Screen: July 24-30
•MAKE Solar Cells: June 20-24 *NEW*
•STEM Academy: Science & Medicine: June 19-24
•STEM for Scholars: July 6-29
•2-1-1 Tampa Bay: Mental Health, Substance Abuse and the Law: July 11-15 *NEW*
•Write Now: USF’s Young Writers Workshop: June 27-July 1
A more detailed description of each program can be found here.
Some programs still have space available. Additional information, including how to sign up, can be found here.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is a Top 25 research university among public institutions nationwide in total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.