COMPASS Summer Experience
June 19-24, 2022
COMPASS is a week-long summer immersion program for high school students and rising college freshmen who would like to explore an academic field of interest with college-level instructors and get a taste of the college experience.
The Psychology immersion program allows students to grow in self-awareness. Students will gain an understanding of current concepts and historical trends in the field of psychology. The activities in this program will help you learn how to describe, explain, and predict human behaviors and processes.
The Cybersecurity immersion programs allow students to participate in 20 hours of cybersecurity instruction and hands-on learning, fun evening activities, and an event-closing competition in which students will put their new knowledge to the test.
The Exercise Science immersion program focuses on the principles of exercise science—what it encompasses, how it applies to healthy living, and what to do with a degree in the field. We will introduce various aspects of exercise science through a combination of lecture and laboratory activities.
The Herpetology immersion program will focus on an ecological study of reptiles and amphibians. The goals include finding and examining reptiles and amphibians, an introduction to scientific research data collection, and a lab component where we will discuss anatomy of snakes.
In the Audio Production immersion program, students will learn computer-based audio production, audio synthesis, basic audio acoustics, microphone technique, mixing, and how to navigate popular music production software—specifically, Ableton Live and Logic Pro X.
The new Criminal Justice immersion program will highlight key components of Basic Law Enforcement Training. Inspired by real police academy topics and activities, this highly-interactive camp will include: handcuffing, traffic stops, fingerprinting, crime scene investigations and more!