Center for Pre College Programs

Fundamentals of Physical Sciences

The Fundamentals of Physical Sciences (FPS) Program, is a five-week program designed to prepare students for college-level work while they are still in high school.

Admission requirements at the top universities seek students who have taken challenging science, mathematics and computer courses.

The Fundamentals of Physical Sciences Program is divided into two main Academic Thematic groups :

Chemistry:
Students completing 9th, 10th and 11th grades ready to enroll in Chemistry in fall 2014.

Physics:
Students completing 9th, 10th and 11th grades ready to enroll in Physics in fall 2014.

Students will also receive instruction in higher-level problem-solving strategies, computer applications, advanced mathematics and communications through classroom discussions, lectures, laboratory experiments, demonstrations, and projects.

Academic courses will incorporate modules on standardized test preparation for the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) exam and Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT).

Program Dates:
July 7 - August 7 – 9:00AM to 3:30PM (Monday - Thursday)

Eligibility:
Students completing 9th, 10th or 11th grades

Program Costs:
Application Fee: $60 (Non-Refundable)
Tuition: $1200 (Includes Academic Materials)

FPS-Chemistry is Sponsored by UNITE, a TSA (Technology Student Association) program, funded by the U. S. Army Research Office.

For Summer 2014 application details please click here