Research Methods Course for High School Students
Learn about university-level research from Illinois Tech’s experienced academic librarians. Discover advanced research skills—from how to access information efficiently to the ethical use of information—and develop a solid foundation for lifelong scholarly work. read more
Summer Prelaw Institute
Students will read actual cases, participate in discussions, and learn fundamentals of the adversarial system–including essential courtroom trial techniques. The course will conclude with students acting as attorneys in a challenging mock trial. read more
Introduction to the World of Engineering
This introductory course provides high school students the opportunity to explore the broad scope of engineering disciplines and applications. Through speakers and multimedia, students will learn what biomedical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, civil and environmental engineers do in their jobs.
Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical engineers apply math and science to improve our health and lives through advances such as artificial organ development, sophisticated robot-operated surgical equipment, advanced medical imaging that can identify microscopic tumors, and deep brain stimulators to stop epileptic seizures. read more
Introduction to Civil Engineering
Civil engineering deals with design and construction of all kinds of facilities that we use in our everyday life. Roadways, airports, buildings, large and small, water treatment systems, railways and bridges are examples of facilities designed and built by civil engineers. read more
Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Computers have revolutionized our way of life in many aspects. In engineering design, computers have provided us with a tool with nearly unlimited potentials. Computer-aided design (CAD) deals with a variety of topics including creating simple drawings to 3D visualization of engineering design.
Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Engineering
Environmental engineering, the art and science of solving environmental problems and promoting sustainable growth relies on principles from biological, chemical, mathematical, physical, and social sciences. read more