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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Summer Institute in Science and Mathematics

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Institute Director— Assistant Dean - Natural Sciences

The Summer Institute in Science and Mathematics, started in 1993, is a unique program designed to provide courses in a time compressed format (the 15-week semester is compressed into four or six weeks). Students attending the Institute benefit from personal attention from faculty, small lecture and lab classes, and a peer tutoring program. Courses begin mid-June and end early August. Courses offered in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics are those required for science majors and pre-professional programs (pre-medicine, pre-dental, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-vet, etc).

Biology—(Refer to Biological and Environmental Sciences Program)

Chemistry*—(Refer to Chemistry Program)

*This department is ACS certified.

Computer Science—(Refer to Computer Science Dept.)

Certificate Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Chemistry

Computational science is an emerging and rapidly growing interdisciplinary field that integrates computing, mathematical modeling and visualization to solve problems in the physical, life, behavioral, medical and social sciences, as well as in finance and engineering.

Mathematics—(Refer to Mathematics Program)

Physics—(Refer to Physics Program)


Registration for both Summer Institute sessions will begin spring semester with FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. All courses are subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. There is a nonrefundable deposit. All deposits will be applied toward tuition after registration. No financial aid is available through Capital University. Any financial arrangements must be initiated through home institutions or other organizations. All students should look for more information and an application online at:

Tuition and Fees

A one-time application fee for new students to Capital is due with your application and deposit. Tuition cost for the upcoming year can be found on our website. Full tuition must be paid before classes start.


Some residence hall rooms are available. Campus parking permits may be obtained for the summer. Capital’s Bookstore will have assigned books available. Access to the Capital University Library is also provided. Teaching assistants and a peer tutoring center is provided. Success in the Summer Institute requires a commitment to learning and maintaining a time-consuming study schedule.

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