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 Engineering and Fabrication
Students will learn what biomedical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, civil and environmental engineers do in their jobs through speakers and hands-on activities. Students will use Arduinos and 3D printers will explore areas of engineering in greater depth and see how math and science provides a basis for technology innovation.
Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Sustainability
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
Introduction to Robotics and Automation
Engineers across all disciplines use automation and robotics to control everyday devices, whole manufacturing plants, and the environment around us. Learn how to use a variety of sensors, build simple circuits, program Arduinos to design your own automated system, and explore other robotics hardware and software platforms. 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 the World of Engineering: Fabrication Studio
Following Introduction to the World of Engineering, students can apply their skills and explore several design and fabrication techniques. The fundamentals of CAD software will be covered with an emphasis on producing functional components. Students will have the opportunity to use basic shop tools as well as laser cutters and 3D printers to complete their projects. read more
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