Summer Course for High School Students: Introduction to Engineering and Design

Monday, July 8, 2013 - Friday, August 16, 2013

  • Location:NY, US
  • Contact:Undergraduate Admissions Office
    uadmit@poly.edu
    1-800-POLYTECH

Start Date: Monday, July 8th, 2013
End Date: Friday, August 16th
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

ENGINEERING THE FUTURE

You are invited to apply for a six-week, three credit summer course: Introduction to Engineering and Design (EG1003), an introduction to selected aspects of the history, philosophy, methodology, tools, and contemporary topics in engineering. This course includes basic engineering experimentation and data analysis;  a team design project. Analysis and presentation of engineering data and designs.

MORE ABOUT AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING AND DESIGN FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

This course aims to provide  students with a hands-on, experiential learning experience, which will provide: working knowledge of contemporary engineering practice, the problem solving process, and the tools and technologies engineers employ, as well as an understanding of the design process including competition, cost, quality, scheduling and manufacturability considerations and the opportunity to practice in an actual design project - building a robot.

THE CURRICULUM

Over a period of six weeks, you will be exposed to five exciting engineering disciplines with a strong emphasis in technical communication, both verbal and written. Classes begin Monday, July 8th and end on Friday, August 16th.

Class meets Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Classes meet for lab on Monday and Thursday from 10:00am to 1:00pm and recitation on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00am to 11:30am.  Lecture will be held on Wednesdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The remaining time each day will consist of a one hour lunch followed by work in the model shop or writing center.

COURSE PRICE

The cost for this six-week, three credit summer class is $1,200.

CONTACT US

If you need more information regarding the Introduction to Engineering course, please contact:

The Undergraduate Admissions Office
By Email: uadmit@poly.edu
By Phone: 1-800-POLYTECH

APPLY TODAY

Classes are open to students graduating high school in 2014 or 2015 and should have at least a 3.0 GPA. Class is limited to 18 students so please apply as soon as possible. The deadline has been extended to June 15th, 2013. You will be notified by the Undergraduate Admissions Office if your application if your application has been selected.

Please click here to access the application. Once you have completed the application, hit "Submit" in the upper right hand corner. All supporting documents including your personal statement, official high school transcript and letter of recommendation should be e-mailed to Jacob Raykhelson at jraykhel@poly.edu.