Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math? Come to the Summer Accel STEM Institute.
Interested in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, or Russian? Come to the Summer Accel Language Institute.
These highly competitive and low cost summer institutes are for Georgia high school students who will be juniors or seniors in Fall 2015. Students reside in the most modern and beautiful residence hall on the Dahlonega campus for the duration of the programs, and will earn both college and high school academic credit. The STEM Institute is for students who aspire to careers in STEM fields after completing their college education. The Language Institute is for students interested in careers where understanding a strategic language and culture is critical: federal government agencies such as the FBI, CIA, Department of State; non-governmental agencies; international business, and much more.
Dates: June 21 through July 30, 2015
Location: University of North Georgia's Dahlonega Campus
Capacity: 24 students for STEM Institute and 54 students for Language Institutes
Please Note: We may cancel one or more of the institutes, depending on interest. Should we cancel, we will refund your application fee.
NOTE: The STEM Institute has been canceled due to insufficient interest.
You will take math, biology, and a biology lab for a total of seven college credits. The courses will be taught concurrently, so you will take math and biology every day.
Arabic/Chinese/Korean/Russian 1001 and 1002. Four academic credits each. These courses are the first of two elementary language courses designed to develop your skills in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing as well as familiarize you with aspects of the target culture. These courses combine in-class lecture with instructional delivery through lab assignments and online course work.
NOTE: STEM Institute has been canceled due to insufficient interest - Language Institutes will be held.
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*The UNG application for admission and the Accel application must be completed and submitted to attend the program.
You will live in North Georgia Suites which is the most modern residence hall on our Dahlonega campus. You will live in a suite of two bedrooms and a bathroom with three other Accel Institute high school students of the same gender. You will be supervised by a trained college "Resident Assistant". See the Residence Life Handbook for detailed information on what to bring, policies, amenities, etc. You may also visit the Residence Life web site.