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  • 3 Weeks 6/24 - 7/14 $5,799 Pre-College Program
  • 3 Weeks 6/25 - 7/13 $2,999 Day Program (for local students only)

Open to students completing grades 9,10,11 & 12.

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 2 meals daily while on campus, recreation access, activities and trips.

Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, course supplements, lunch and other meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, blanket and pillow, souvenirs, and spending money.

Day tuition includes: Day students join the program Monday - Thursday for morning and afternoon classes and optional afternoon activities. Day students are invited to attend our Friday social activities and off campus excursions. One weekday evening of guest speakers is also included. Please note: Day students are not permitted to attend other evening or weekend activities and excursions.

University of Texas Austin - Curriculum & Courses

Programming and Smart Technology Institute

  • Top Programming and Smart Technology Institute
    • Programming and Smart Technology:  This hands-on institute allows you to challenge yourself while exploring the intricacies of design, development, problem solving, and programming. Equipped with your new programming skills, challenge yourself to use smart technologies and data to gain insight as to how applications work, and utilize Python to understand how to make computers do what you want them to do.

      Emerging Technologies: The Internet of Things: Investigate how to make environments "smart" by instrumenting them with digitally connected components, from sensors, to lights, and smartphones. Use sensors or "smart" tech to collect data and control/do something via mobile device. Examine emerging technologies and conceive of and implement prototype internet of things applications to control our surroundings. Enhance your creativity, problem solving and collaboration skills. Taught by UT Cockrell Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty.

      Students must have completed Algebra II, Trigonometry, and one lab science course with an A/B letter grade. Some minimal programming experience is recommended but not required. There will be an additional materials/lab fee for this course.

      Python Programming: Learn Python, a high-level, top 5 language. Taught by 80% of the top 10 CS departments, Python is used from microchip testing to running Instagram. Students will understand computer architecture, basic data types, simple I/O, decision structures, loops, and functions, and write complete programs for mathematical and logical tasks. Taught by UT CS faculty and experienced IT professional & developer.

      No prior programming experience is required, but students must have completed Algebra II with at least a B letter grade.

      There will be a materials/lab fee of $300 for this institute