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Pre-Engineering Summer Programs


If you are interested in engineering, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy and excited at Illinois Tech Armour College of Engineering! Our summer pre-engineering programs for high school students are conveniently located on Illinois Tech’s Rice Campus in Wheaton and historic Mies Campus in Chicago.

Each engineering module at the Rice campus in Wheaton is four days/week and runs from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Our Main campus module is a two-week course. Below you can check out the modules being offered this summer.
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3D Printer

INTRODUCTION To engineering and fabrication studio
(two-week course on mies campus)

IIT Mies Campus in Chicago, June 24-28 AND July 1-3

Think you might be interested in engineering and want to learn more about it? Students will learn what biomedical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, civil, architectural and environmental engineers do in the jobs through speakers and hands-on activities. This two-week intensive class will provide students an opportunity to explore areas of engineering in greater depth and see how math and science provide a basis for technology innovation. Lectures will alternate with studio experience, workshops and field trips. Students will select optional areas of concentration, which include (1) Biomedical Engineering, (2) Civil and Architectural Engineering, (3) Robotics and Automation, (4) Drafting and Prototyping. Students must be present for the mandatory safety training taught on the first day of week 2 to continue in the course. Students who successfully complete the program will receive an official Certificate of Completion from the Armour College of Engineering. Apply Now!


IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton, June 17-20 or July 15-18

Biomedical engineers improve our health and lives through advances such as artificial organs, sophisticated robot-operated surgical equipment, advanced medical imaging, and deep brain stimulation. In this course, students will be introduced to the range of opportunities and applications in biomedical engineering. Students will learn to use electrophysiology laboratory equipment and software to measure and analyze their own heart, muscle, and brain electrical signals. Apply Now!