The 2023 Pre-College Programs are available during these two-week sessions:
• Session 1 (June 26-July 7)
• Session 2 (July 10-July 21)
• Session 3 (July 24-August 4)

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Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease - AS.020.131

Pre-College students June 26 - July 7 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

As you know, an understanding of physiology is an invaluable part of any budding physician, scientist, or healthcare provider’s repertoire. Discover classical anatomy and physiology of the human body, and cover topics that include: nervous, muscular, cardiopulmonary, renal, digestive, and immune systems and learn how each effects health and disease. In addition to classroom study, you will be challenged to synthesize this newfound knowledge by participating in interactive activities. If you wish to pursue biomedical and scientific studies in the future, you will utilize the knowledge of the basic physiological processes learned in this program.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There is a required textbook. Details about the materials you need are available within your course syllabus and the Summer at Hopkins organization Canvas site.

Duration
2 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health,STEM
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease - AS.020.131

Pre-College students July 10 - July 21 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

As you know, an understanding of physiology is an invaluable part of any budding physician, scientist, or healthcare provider’s repertoire. Discover classical anatomy and physiology of the human body, and cover topics that include: nervous, muscular, cardiopulmonary, renal, digestive, and immune systems and learn how each effects health and disease. In addition to classroom study, you will be challenged to synthesize this newfound knowledge by participating in interactive activities. If you wish to pursue biomedical and scientific studies in the future, you will utilize the knowledge of the basic physiological processes learned in this program.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There is a required textbook. Details about the materials you need are available within your course syllabus and the Summer at Hopkins organization Canvas site.

Duration
2 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health,STEM
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease - AS.020.131

Pre-College students July 24 - August 4 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

As you know, an understanding of physiology is an invaluable part of any budding physician, scientist, or healthcare provider’s repertoire. Discover classical anatomy and physiology of the human body, and cover topics that include: nervous, muscular, cardiopulmonary, renal, digestive, and immune systems and learn how each effects health and disease. In addition to classroom study, you will be challenged to synthesize this newfound knowledge by participating in interactive activities. If you wish to pursue biomedical and scientific studies in the future, you will utilize the knowledge of the basic physiological processes learned in this program.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended
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Required Text: There is a required textbook. Details about the materials you need are available within your course syllabus and the Summer at Hopkins organization Canvas site.

Duration
2 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health,STEM
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Calculus III - AS.110.202

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students May 30 - June 30 Homewood Campus
4 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Calculus of Several Variables. Calculus of functions of more than one variable: partial derivatives, and applications; multiple integrals, line and surface integrals; Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and Gauss' Divergence Theorem.

Prerequisite: Grade of C- or better in AS.110.107 (Calculus II For Biological and Social Science) or AS.110.109 (Calculus II For Physical Sciences and Engineering) or AS.110.113 (Honors Single Variable Calculus) or AS.110.201 (Linear Algebra) or AS.110.212 (Honors Linear Algebra) or AS.110.302 (Differential Equaitions and Applications), or a 5 on the AP BC exam.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Mathematics
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Calculus III - AS.110.202

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 3 - August 4 Homewood Campus
4 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Calculus of Several Variables. Calculus of functions of more than one variable: partial derivatives, and applications; multiple integrals, line and surface integrals; Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and Gauss' Divergence Theorem.

Prerequisite: Grade of C- or better in AS.110.107 (Calculus II For Biological and Social Science) or AS.110.109 (Calculus II For Physical Sciences and Engineering) or AS.110.113 (Honors Single Variable Calculus) or AS.110.201 (Linear Algebra) or AS.110.212 (Honors Linear Algebra) or AS.110.302 (Differential Equaitions and Applications), or a 5 on the AP BC exam.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Mathematics
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Elements of Macroeconomics - AS.180.101

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 3 - August 4 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

This course introduces the basic tools of macroeconomics and teaches how they are applied to real world economic policy. Throughout the course, the main goals will be to a) study economic aggregates such as the overall price level; the unemployment rate and the GDP b)understand how they relate to each other. Attention will be given to fiscal and monetary policies. We will also analyze the recent COVID crisis and its impact on the economic activity.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
Social Sciences
Department
Economics
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Elements of Microeconomics - AS.180.102

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 3 - August 4 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services, theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
Social Sciences
Department
Economics
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Exploring the Universe with Space Telescopes - AS.171.135

Pre-College students July 10 - July 21 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Through a mix of lectures and hands-on activities, you will learn how astronomers study objects in space using different types of light, observatories, and instrumental techniques. You will also hear from active researchers about the big, open questions in astronomy and how we use space telescopes such as Hubble and Webb to answer those questions. Building on this knowledge, you will work with a small group to design your own space telescope and present that design to your peers. No prior knowledge of astronomy, physics, or mathematics is assumed.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Physics & Astronomy
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Exploring the Universe with Space Telescopes - AS.171.135

Pre-College students July 24 - August 4 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Through a mix of lectures and hands-on activities, you will learn how astronomers study objects in space using different types of light, observatories, and instrumental techniques. You will also hear from active researchers about the big, open questions in astronomy and how we use space telescopes such as Hubble and Webb to answer those questions. Building on this knowledge, you will work with a small group to design your own space telescope and present that design to your peers. No prior knowledge of astronomy, physics, or mathematics is assumed.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Physics & Astronomy
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Exploring the Universe with Space Telescopes - AS.171.135

Pre-College students June 26 - July 7 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Through a mix of lectures and hands-on activities, you will learn how astronomers study objects in space using different types of light, observatories, and instrumental techniques. You will also hear from active researchers about the big, open questions in astronomy and how we use space telescopes such as Hubble and Webb to answer those questions. Building on this knowledge, you will work with a small group to design your own space telescope and present that design to your peers. No prior knowledge of astronomy, physics, or mathematics is assumed.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Physics & Astronomy
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Gateway Computing: JAVA - EN.500.112

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 3 - August 4 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

This course introduces fundamental programming concepts and techniques, and is intended for all who plan to develop computational artifacts or intelligently deploy computational tools in their studies and careers. Topics covered include the design and implementation of algorithms using variables, control structures, arrays, functions, files, testing, debugging, and structured program design. Elements of object-oriented programming. algorithmic efficiency and data visualization are also introduced. Students deploy programming to develop working solutions that address problems in engineering, science and other areas of contemporary interest that vary from section to section. Course homework involves significant programming. Attendance and participation in class sessions are expected.

Prerequiste: Students may not have earned credit in the followiings courses: EN.500.113 (Gateway Computing: Python), EN.500.114 (Gateway Computing: Matlab), EN.500.202 (Computation and Programming for Materials Scientists and Engineerings), EN.500.132 (Bootcamp: JAVA), EN.500.133 (Bootcamp: Python), or EN.500.134 (Bootcamp: Matlab).

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
EN General Engineering
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Gateway Computing: Python - EN.500.113

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students May 30 - June 30 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

This course introduces fundamental programming concepts and techniques, and is intended for all who plan to develop computational artifacts or intelligently deploy computational tools in their studies and careers. Topics covered include the design and implementation of algorithms using variables, control structures, arrays, functions, files, testing, debugging, and structured program design. Elements of object-oriented programming. algorithmic efficiency and data visualization are also introduced. Students deploy programming to develop working solutions that address problems in engineering, science and other areas of contemporary interest that vary from section to section. Course homework involves significant programming. Attendance and participation in class sessions are expected.

Prerequiste: Students may not have earned credit in the followiings courses: EN.500.112 (Gateway Computing: JAVA), EN.500.114 (Gateway Computing: Matlab), EN.500.202 (Computation and Programming for Materials Scientists and Engineerings), EN.500.132 (Bootcamp: JAVA), EN.500.132 (Bootcamp: JAVA), or EN.500.134 (Bootcamp: Matlab).

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
EN General Engineering
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Introduction to Digital Photography - AS.371.152

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 3 - August 4 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

In this course students are introduced to the technical and creative study of digital photography. Students will learn the basic operation of the DSLR camera while receiving instruction in Photoshop, Lightroom, Nik software, file handling and color editing processes. Through in class demonstrations and in the field practice, students learn to use the camera’s manual settings to make accurate exposures. Lectures and discussions of historical and contemporary photographs will be introduced to give students guidance and inspiration for their own image making. The semester culminates with students creating a final portfolio of prints.
Attendance in first class is mandatory.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
Humanities
Department
Art
Instructor
San, Htet
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Introduction to Laboratory Research - AS.020.120

Pre-College students June 26 - July 7 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

In this program you will be introduced to a variety of biochemical and molecular biological laboratory techniques. These will include DNA analysis by restriction enzyme mapping, amplification of DNA segments by PCR, lipid analysis by chromatography. Additionally, you will visit a variety of biological laboratories to observe actual research projects.

Prerequisite: Background in Chemistry and Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are no required textbooks for this program; all readings and resources will be made available to you throughout the program.

Duration
2 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health,STEM
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Introduction to Laboratory Research - AS.020.120

Pre-College students July 10 - July 21 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

In this program you will be introduced to a variety of biochemical and molecular biological laboratory techniques. These will include DNA analysis by restriction enzyme mapping, amplification of DNA segments by PCR, lipid analysis by chromatography. Additionally, you will visit a variety of biological laboratories to observe actual research projects.

Prerequisite: Background in Chemistry and Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are no required textbooks for this program; all readings and resources will be made available to you throughout the program.

Duration
2 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health,STEM
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Introduction to Laboratory Research - AS.020.120

Pre-College students July 24 - August 4 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

In this program you will be introduced to a variety of biochemical and molecular biological laboratory techniques. These will include DNA analysis by restriction enzyme mapping, amplification of DNA segments by PCR, lipid analysis by chromatography. Additionally, you will visit a variety of biological laboratories to observe actual research projects.

Prerequisite: Background in Chemistry and Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are no required textbooks for this program; all readings and resources will be made available to you throughout the program.

Duration
2 weeks
Areas of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health,STEM
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Introduction to Neuroscience - AS.080.105

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 3 - August 4 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

This course will provide a fundamental understanding of the mammalian nervous system, with an emphasis on how molecules, cells, circuits, and systems in the brain work to promote behavior and cognition. Topics covered in this course include the function of nerve cells, signaling between brain networks, basic neuroanatomy, and the neural bases of movement, sensation, and memory. This course is designed for any student who has an interest in the range of disciplines we call neuroscience.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
Psychology and Brain Sciences
Department
Neuroscience
Instructor
Hendry, Stewart
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Introduction to Surgery - AS.020.134

Pre-College students June 26 - July 7 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Gain a broad understanding of surgery, including historical milestones in the field, surgical anatomy, pre- and post- operative patient care, subspecialties within the field, and surgical technology. Complete daily modules, including lecture content and activities which provide opportunities to apply your understanding of course materials. This program is designed to engage your interest in a diverse set of medical careers ranging from surgery and nursing to biomedical engineering.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are two required textbooks for this program. Details about the materials you need are available within your course syllabus and the Summer at Hopkins organization Canvas site.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Introduction to Surgery - AS.020.134

Pre-College students July 10 - July 21 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Gain a broad understanding of surgery, including historical milestones in the field, surgical anatomy, pre- and post- operative patient care, subspecialties within the field, and surgical technology. Complete daily modules, including lecture content and activities which provide opportunities to apply your understanding of course materials. This program is designed to engage your interest in a diverse set of medical careers ranging from surgery and nursing to biomedical engineering.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are two required textbooks for this program. Details about the materials you need are available within your course syllabus and the Summer at Hopkins organization Canvas site.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Introduction to Surgery - AS.020.134

Pre-College students July 24 - August 4 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Gain a broad understanding of surgery, including historical milestones in the field, surgical anatomy, pre- and post- operative patient care, subspecialties within the field, and surgical technology. Complete daily modules, including lecture content and activities which provide opportunities to apply your understanding of course materials. This program is designed to engage your interest in a diverse set of medical careers ranging from surgery and nursing to biomedical engineering.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are two required textbooks for this program. Details about the materials you need are available within your course syllabus and the Summer at Hopkins organization Canvas site.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Introductory Chemistry I - AS.030.101

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students May 30 - June 30 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

The fundamental principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, bonding, elementary thermodynamics, equilibrium and acids and bases, are introduced in this course. Can be taken with Introductory Chemistry Laboratory – I unless lab has been previously completed. Note: Students taking this course and the laboratory 030.105 may not take any other courses in the summer sessions at that the same time, and should devote full time to these subjects. High school physics and calculus are strongly recommended as prerequisites. First and second terms must be taken in sequence. Students not enrolled in college (unless they are rising freshmen) may not take this course.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Chemistry
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Introductory Chemistry Laboratory I - AS.030.105

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students May 30 - June 30 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Laboratory work includes quantitative analysis and the measurement of physical properties. Open only to those who are registered for or have successfully completed Introductory Chemistry 030.101.

Prerequisites: Students must have completed or be enrolled in AS.030.101 (Introductory Chemistry I) or EN.510.101 (Introduction to Materials Chemistry) in order to register for AS.030.105. Students must have completed Lab Safety training prior to registering for this class. To access the tutorial, login to myLearning and enter 458083 in the Search box to locate the appropriate module.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Chemistry
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Linear Algebra - AS.110.201

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students May 30 - June 30 Homewood Campus
4 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Vector spaces, matrices, and linear transformations. Solutions of systems of linear equations. Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and diagonalization of matrices. Applications to differential equations.

Prerequisite: Grade of C- or better in AS.110.107 (Calculus II For Biological and Social Science) or AS.110.109 (Calculus II For Physical Sciences and Engineering) or AS.110.113 (Honors Single Variable Calculus) or AS.110.202 (Calculus II) or AS.110.302 (Differential Equaitions and Applications), or a 5 on the AP BC exam.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
STEM
Department
Mathematics
Class Schedule
Monday
TBA
Tuesday
TBA
Wednesday
TBA
Thursday
TBA
Friday
TBA

Medical School Intensive - AS.020.132

Pre-College students June 26 - July 7 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Learn the basic knowledge and techniques related to surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and biomedical science by participating in interactive lectures and labs. You and your fellow high-school students will explore new aspects of this critical field at one of the nation’s leading institutions as you are taught and guided by experts in the field of medicine.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are no required textbooks for this program; all readings and video resources will be made available to you throughout the program.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

Medical School Intensive - AS.020.132

Pre-College students July 10 - July 21 Homewood Campus
1 Credit Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

Learn the basic knowledge and techniques related to surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and biomedical science by participating in interactive lectures and labs. You and your fellow high-school students will explore new aspects of this critical field at one of the nation’s leading institutions as you are taught and guided by experts in the field of medicine.

Prerequisite: Background in Biology is strongly recommended.

Required Text: There are no required textbooks for this program; all readings and video resources will be made available to you throughout the program.

Duration
2 weeks
Area of Study
Foundations of Medicine and Health
Department
Biology
Class Schedule
Monday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM-4:00 PM

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