UB Summer Science Workshops
The College of Arts and Sciences is offering three preparatory summer workshops for incoming freshmen who will be taking introductory biological sciences (BIO 200), general chemistry (CHE 101/102, 105/106, 107/108), or general physics (PHY 101/102, 107/108).
These workshops include instruction on best practices for attending and utilizing lectures; preparation, participation and analysis of laboratories; and best strategies for assimilating the material presented in the lecture hall and lab in preparation for lab quizzes, lecture exams, and oral presentations. At the end of the workshop students will receive individual assessments, specifically organized to help them succeed in their introductory course.
**More information about these programs will be available at the UB 360° Accepted Students Day events on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 23!
Biology: July 9-12, 2017
Dr. Jessica Poulin, Biology Professor
Preparation for Evolutionary Biology (BIO 200)
Introduces topics such as Mendelian genetics, modern heredity, microevolutionary forces, experimental deisgn, and phylogenetics in a real-time college level format.
Dr. John Cerne, Physics Professor
Preparation for General Physics
Presents introductory mechanics, covering vectors and accelerated motion in one and two dimensions. Explores physics problem solving strategies to help students use basic concepts to solve a large variety of problems.
Dr. Troy Wood, Chemistry Professor
Preparation for General Chemistry
Introduces fundamental concepts of chemistry such as atomic structure, chemical equations, and stoichiometry.
Pricing and Schedules
Biology Schedule 2017; July 9-12, $595
Physics Schedule 2017; July 9-12, $595
Chemistry Schedule 2017; July 13-16, $595
Biology & Chemistry Schedule 2017 Combined program July 9-16, $999
Physics & Chemistry Schedule 2017 Combined program July 9-16, $999
Fees include registration for the academic program, lab fees, housing, linens, and meals. Participants are required to stay in the residence hall on campus in an effort to promote study groups in the evening and encourage early friendships among their cohort.
***These workshops do not replace the UB summer orientation program for incoming freshmen.
- “It’s great preparation during one of the biggest transitions in your life.”
- “Yes, I definitely would recommend it to other students. It was so informative, and I feel much more confident in myself now.”
- “It was a wake-up call! I took 4 AP classes in high school and even that didn’t prepare me for the difficulty of the exams.”
- “I feel so much more relaxed about coming to college. I actually already have friends and study partners!”
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and registration details.