STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Pre-College students in a biomed computer lab

GW’s state-of-the-art Science and Engineering Hall (SEH), coupled with GW’s distinguished faculty, provide a unique opportunity to study STEM courses in the nation’s capital.

The new engineering building includes high-tech laboratory space and facilities, such as a biomedical imaging lab. In addition, you will have the chance to interact with Washington, D.C.’s active science and engineering community to create an unforgettable summer learning experience.

All course offerings are subject to cancellation.

Two-Week Summer Immersion (noncredit)

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the number two Two-week program

calendar icon  June 28— July 10, 2020

The combination of engineering and medicine has profoundly changed the quality of life of our society. In this course, students will investigate topics such as electrophysiology, medical imaging, therapeutic ultrasound, computer-aided diagnosis, biomedical sensor technology, and nanotechnology, in order to conceptualize the future of biomedical advancements.

 
Students in a biomedical lab

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the number two Two-week program

icon of a calendar  June 28— July 10, 2020

The world of medicine is complex and profound. This course will introduce students to the didactic rigors of biology, genetics, physiology, and anatomy as well as teaching them the applications of these topics in clinical research and global health. The course will feature site visits to places such as the National Institute of Health and the Pan American Health Organization

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Noncredit

The number "2" Two-week program

calendar icon  June 28— July 10, 2020

In our current age of technology, programming is becoming an essential asset in a variety of fields. With python’s wide range of real-world applications, user-friendly design, and integral involvement across professional disciplines, this course serves as an introduction to the world of programming for students of all technological backgrounds and levels of expertise.

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Noncredit

the number two Two-week program

calendar icon  July 12—24, 2020

In this course, students focus on the fundamentals of investigating elaborate crime scenes and apply state-of-the-art forensic science principles in simulated experiences. Students will be introduced to the critical skills and abilities necessary for future careers such as investigators, detectives, lawyers, special agents, medico-legal death investigators, crime scene technicians, and forensic pathologists.

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An "A" with a line marked through it Noncredit

the number two Two-week program

icon of a calendar  July 12 — 24, 2020

The world of medicine is complex and profound. This course will introduce students to the didactic rigors of biology, genetics, physiology, and anatomy as well as teaching them the applications of these topics in clinical research and global health. The course will feature site visits to places such as the National Institute of Health and the Pan American Health Organization.

Students and professor working over a medical dummy

An "A" with a line marked through it Noncredit

the number two Two-week program

icon of a calendar  July 26 —  August 7, 2020

The world of medicine is complex and profound. This course will introduce students to the didactic rigors of biology, genetics, physiology, and anatomy as well as teaching them the applications of these topics in clinical research and global health. The course will feature site visits to places such as the National Institute of Health and the Pan American Health Organization

Introduction to Medicine Students at National Institute of Health

Noncredit

the number two Two-week program

calendar icon  July 26— August 7, 2020

This course introduces students to the science of the brain, including areas of perception, attention, and memory, with an emphasis on the role of health and behavior. Students will explore psychiatric disorders and research methods among patient-based testing, psychophysical scaling and animal modeling.

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College Intensive (credit)

Three credits

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calendar icon Online Course: May 18—June 27, 2020

Introduction to the solution of problems on a digital computer using the Java language. Object-oriented programming concepts; documentation techniques; design of test data. Writing, debugging, and running programs in an interactive computing environment.

Three credits

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calendar icon Online Course: June 29—August 8, 2020

A study of the human body and food-related health issues through the examination of the nutritional needs of the human body, digestion, genetics, and life experiences/exposures. Laboratory fee.

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: June 29—August 8, 2020

Lecture (3 hours), laboratory (1 hour). Frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability, sampling, estimation, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation, with applications to social sciences.