Summer STEM FAQs

What courses are offered during Summer STEM at UMBC?

A wide selection of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Statistics courses are offered during summer session.

Why should I participate in Summer STEM at UMBC?

Summer STEM at UMBC focuses on student academic success. During the condensed summer term, students can focus on the courses they need to stay on track, catch up, or get ahead. With coordinated sequences of lecture and lab courses, UMBC and visiting students can complete their core STEM requirements in the summer.

What is the application process for Summer STEM at UMBC?

UMBC students do not need to apply separately, simply register for summer courses. Non-UMBC students need to follow the information provided for Visiting Students.

Can high school students participate in Summer STEM at UMBC?

UMBC offers both credit and non-credit options for high school students.

Qualified high school students can get a jump start on college by enrolling in summer courses at UMBC. Most credits earned can be applied to degree programs at UMBC or are transferable to other colleges and universities. High school students must meet early admission requirements to enroll in credit courses at UMBC.

UMBC’s Summer Enrichment Academy (SEA) offers middle and high school students a variety of non-credit academic enrichment activities in one or two week formats, including: science, engineering, technology, arts and humanities. Participants will work alongside UMBC faculty, students, and industry experts allowing them to tap into their creative talents, expand critical thinking, and hone their academic skills. For more information, contact the SEA program.