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Rice University High School
Coding Camp

Three-Week Front End
Coding Immersion

For registration details,
call (281) 502-8560
Engaging Summer Learning Experience
Students will learn in-demand, browser-based technologies through a challenging and engaging curriculum including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery.*
Students will benefit from hands-on learning with maximum support. The virtual classroom environment allows students to ask questions, easily get help from instructional staff, and collaborate with their peers.
Students will create sample portfolio pieces and earn a certificate of completion from Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies to showcase their accomplishments on college applications.
Students will study part-time, attending dynamic, instructor-led, live classes three days a week — from the comfort of home, or any location.
Students will gain valuable workforce development and life skills applicable to future experiences, from critical-thinking and problem-solving to teamwork and effective communication.
*The material covered in this program is subject to change due to market demand.

According to a report by Google and Gallup, about half (47%) of principals surveyed who say their schools have computer science learning opportunities also state the material does not include programming/coding — a core component of computer science.*

Rice University High School Coding Camp was designed to equip students with the foundational coding, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills necessary in today’s digital world.

*Source: Searching for Computer Science: Access and Barriers in U.S. K-12 Education
Rewarding Learning Experience
Rewarding Learning Experience

  • Students will explore the field of computer programming and cover a range of fundamental front end web development technologies through skills-based learning.
  • Students will receive hands-on experience completing projects ranging from HTML and CSS code samples to simple JavaScript applications.
  • Students will build and improve upon skills essential in the professional world for career readiness, including logic and critical thinking, problem-solving, and working in a team setting.
  • Students receive personalized support from instructional staff and benefit from in-class collaboration, working both individually and in teams on sample portfolio projects.

Prepare for the Future
Prepare for the Future

  • Students will receive a certificate of completion from Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies showcasing their accomplishments.
  • Students will build a portfolio of sample projects that demonstrate their working knowledge of the topics covered in class.
  • Students will gain technological literacy and invaluable experience in teamwork and creative problem-solving, helping to differentiate themselves on resumes and college applications.
  • Students will form a dynamic community of fellow aspiring web developers, allowing for networking and future collaboration.

About Rice University
Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has decades of experience delivering college and career readiness enrichment opportunities to secondary students.

 

Rice University is globally recognized for instilling in students the skills needed to compete in today’s ever-changing business landscape. The Glassock School’s programs focus on applicable, in-demand skills for individuals and corporations, designed for long-term career advancement. These programs target ambitious and emerging leaders preparing them to have a dynamic impact on Houston and the world’s evolving knowledge economy. All of our classes provide the rigor, support and mentorship you need to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

This program is offered through Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates of the program?

  • Session I: Session I: June 14 – July 2
  • Session II: July 19 – August 6
  • Live, virtual classes are held Monday – Friday, 9 a.m – 12 p.m. CST
  • Each week students will attend formal class lectures Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, students will benefit from supervised group project work.
  • Each session features the same content and learning outcomes.

Can students study at the Rice University High School Coding Camp while maintaining their current summer schedule?

  • Yes. The program is designed with a part-time schedule in order for students to be able to attend while maintaining any existing summer commitments.

How long is the course?

  • Students will complete this summer program in three weeks.

Do students need to have previous experience in programming before enrolling?

  • No previous experience is required.

Is the program open-enrollment and are there prerequisites?

  • Yes. The only requirements for enrollment are that you currently reside within the United States and you be a high school student between the ages of 13 and 18 years old.

What sets your program apart from others available this summer?

  • We offer a part-time program in partnership with Rice University created exclusively for high school students to gain essential skills, introducing them to the knowledge and abilities needed to explore the field of computer programming.
  • Our valued partner, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, has vast experience providing college and career readiness enrichment opportunities for secondary students.
  • Students apply the knowledge they gain throughout the program on sample projects that can be showcased within resumes or college applications.
  • Our curriculum is built based on in-demand front end technologies applicable to a wide range of industries and professions.
  • Our instructional staff includes veteran web developers with vast industry knowledge and previous experience teaching coding programs at top-tier universities.

My child is not in high school but they are interested in learning front end web development. Can they take this course?

  • No. This course is only open to students who are enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) for the 2021-2022 academic year, and between the ages of 13 and 18 years old.
  • For interested parties who are 18+ and have previously completed high school or a GED, you can explore Rice Boot Camps.

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