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PREFRESHMAN ENGINEERING PROGRAM

TexPREP

Come to TexPREP and discover, learn, grow, make new friends, prepare for high school, experience college life and explore possible careers.

                                                              
What is TexPREP?

TexPREP is a mathematics-based, academic enrichment program.  It emphasizes  the development of abstract reasoning and problem solving skills.  The program helps students prepare for careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with emphasis on increasing the number of women and underrepresented minority groups, such as Hispanics, African-Americans and Native Americans.

 

The program includes course work, team projects, class presentations, examinations, career awareness speakers, field trips and special events. 

 Ø  High school elective credit is awarded by some school districts for the Program. 

 

Founded in 1979 by Dr. Manuel P. Berriozabal from UT San Antonio, PREP is supported by state funds and contributions.    Value per student is $300.00.

 

 Courses for Year 1 include:                                               

  Computer Skills                                               Logic and its Applications to Mathematics                               

  PreEngineering- Infinity Project                             Problem Solving using Algebra                                         

Who is eligible? 
Students are eligible if they meet the academic requirements, have expressed special interest in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).


                   Academic Requirements       Present grades    7   and  8

80 or better  in Math

 **Students are responsible for Transportation to and from UTA Campus**

 

                          

      When?                      Tuesday, June 11- Thursday, July 18, 2013

                                9:00am – 3:30pm

 Where?            UT Arlington campus located at:

                                    411 S. Nedderman Dr., #478 Pickard Hall,                    

Mathematics Department, Arlington, TX  76019                 

http://www.uta.edu/maps/

 Cost?     Funding is provided for this program that includes tuition, labs, project materials, Field trips, student insurance and student health fees. We do have a registration fee upon acceptance. $50.00 per student

         Special Assistance:   Free lunch daily provided by the Summer Food Service Program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.

                                       

Questions?   Contact Dr. Roger Kirby ,  TexPREP  Director at 817-272-5675,  kirby@uta.edu.

 

 

You may also research TexPREP more by visiting http://www.prep-usa.org.