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Social Sciences

Unique opportunities offered by Summer Discovery

Why do you think and feel the way you do? What provokes people to make certain decisions? Social sciences are a group of academic disciplines dedicated to examining society and include Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Linguistics, and Political Science. Our social sciences programs develop your understanding of human behavior - from how individual minds work, to how societies as a whole develop, function, and influence the world. Gain a deeper understanding of yourself, how your brain influences your experiences, and how you learn and communicate. Our courses are geared toward high school students and specified to fit the learning styles considered most effective for young adults.

Our hands-on Social Sciences programs allow you to:

  • Explore topics in abnormal, bio, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology
  • Learn the basic concepts and issues in the study of human society
  • Analyze how behavior shapes and influences the behavior of others
  • Strengthen your critical thinking and communication skills
  • Conduct controlled experiments to enhance the classroom experience

  • …and many more!

With a firm grasp on the real life applications of the social sciences, you, as a student, will have an advantage over your peers. Your experience at Summer Discovery will make you a more well-rounded, knowledgeable individual with enhanced academic and life skills.

Here's where you can find social sciences:

  • UCLALos Angeles, California Special classes in Business, Sports, Screenwriting, Acting, and LeadershipApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • UC Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CaliforniaSpecial courses in Marine Science, Surfing, and Research Mentorship ProgramApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300 (excludes Research Mentorship & SRA programs)For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • U Texas AustinAustin, TexasSpecial classes in Engineering, Sports Management, Medicine, Psychology, and FashionApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • U MichiganAnn Arbor, MichiganSpecial classes in Business, Sport Management, Architecture, and MusicApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • U Michigan & UCLAAnn Arbor, Michigan & Los Angeles, California2 or 3 Weeks @ Michigan & 3 Weeks @ UCLAApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • Georgetown UWashington, D.C.Special classes in Law & Government, Business & Entrepreneurship, and LeadershipApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • PennPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaIvy League programs in Science, Research, Social Justice, and MathematicsDates & Tuition TBDFor students completing grades 9, 10, 11 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • Johns HopkinsBaltimore, MarylandSpecial programs in Engineering, Writing, Mathematics, and the Arts and SciencesTuition ranging from $2,300 to $12,150For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • WellesleyWellesley, Massachusetts Special programs for young womenTuition ranging from $1,800 - $8,500For students completing grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • Cambridge UCambridge, EnglandSpecial classes in Cultural Immersion, Global Business, and GeneticsApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • Cambridge U & LondonCambridge, England & London, England2 Weeks @ Cambridge & 2 Weeks @ LondonApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 15-18)Apply Now
  • UCLA Middle School EnrichmentLos Angeles, CaliforniaResidential and commuter programs for Middle School studentsApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 6, 7, 8 (ages 12-14)Apply Now
  • Georgetown Middle School EnrichmentWashington, DCResidential and commuter programs for Middle School studentsApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 6, 7, 8 (ages 12-14)Apply Now
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