Science Honors Program (SHP)

Science Honors Program (SHP)

The Science Honors Program is a long-standing successful program for high school students who have a strong interest in science and mathematics. The program runs for 12 weeks during the academic year with Saturdays classes in the spring and fall semesters. Courses are offered in the physical, chemical, biological, behavioral, and computing sciences, as well as materials science and other topics. During the past few years, some of the courses offered were:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Computer Visualization in Chemistry
  • Principles of Immunology
  • Neurobiology of Development and Disease
  • Calculus in the Complex Plane
  • Chaos and Fractals
  • Optics and Lasers
  • Electronics and Circuit Theory
  • Introduction to Astrophysics
  • Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology

Get Involved

This is a selective and competitive program; high school students who have a strong interest in science and math can apply here.

If interested email: shp@columbia.edu or engineeringoutreach@columbia.edu for more information.

We welcome participation of graduate students and postdocs at Columbia University! We encourage you to assist by leading hands-on activities and welcome your own ideas as well.

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We welcome participation of Columbia University faculty members and MRSEC PIs in particular! We encourage you to create and lead hands-on activities and welcome your own ideas as well.

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