The Summer Scholars Program

The Summer Scholars Program (SSP) provides a unique opportunity for high school students to study at the University of Miami for three weeks during the second summer semester and earn between 5 – 6 semester credits. Students will either live on campus or participate as a commuter. SSP is designed to expose high school students to university academics and campus life before commencing undergraduate studies. Interested high school students should seek further information and application requirements for the program on the website at

Applicants should choose one (1) area of specialization. Each specialization area has a subset of required courses*:

Broadcast Journalism
Introduction to Electronic Media and Production CEM 245
Radio Production and Performance CEM 235

Business and Law
Fundamentals in Business BUS 100
Prelaw Studies GBM 100

Track A: Aerospace, Architectural, Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Architectural, Civil, and Environmental Engineering CAE 100
Introduction to Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering MAE 100

Track B: Biomedical, Computer, and Electrical Engineering
Introduction to Biomedical Engineering BME 100
Introduction to Computer and Electrical Engineering EEN 100

Survey of Motion Pictures CMP 103
Motion Picture Technology CMP 222

Forensic Investigation
Forensic Investigation APY 100
Introduction to Forensic Anthropology APY 200

Health and Medicine
Health Promotion, Prevention, and Rehabilitation NUR 200
Students must choose one (1) of the following:
Topics in Biology: Infectious Diseases BIL 195
Topics in Biology: Oncology BIL 194
Introduction to Neuroscience NEU 100

International Relations
Introduction to American National Government POL 100
Introduction to World Politics POL 200

Marine Science
Introduction to Aquaculture MSC 105
Marine Environments of South Florida MSC 115

Sport Administration
Leadership, Management, and Ethics in Sports KIN 100
Survey of Sport Administration KIN 200

Sports Medicine
Introduction to Athletic Training KIN 105
Explorations in Exercise Science KIN 110

* Course titles, numbers, descriptions, and credits awarded are subject to change.