TexPrep

Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program

 

What is TexPREP?

PREP is a seven week, mathematics-based, academic enrichment program. It emphasizes the development of abstract reasoning and problem solving skills. PREP helps students prepare for careers in the fields of mathematics, science, technology and engineering. The program includes course work, team projects, class presentations, examinations, career awareness speakers, field trips and special events. PREP is presented over the course of three summers in which the students reapply each year. High school elective credit is awarded by Texas Educating Agency for each summer of PREP completed and passed.

Who can attend TexPREP?

Students in the 7th - 10th grades are eligible if they have the interest and potential for careeres in mathematics, technology, science or engineering. Minority students and women are especially encouraged to apply.

When is TexPREP?

June 10 - July 25, 2014. Approximately 6 hours per day plus homework.

Where is TexPREP?

TexPREP is offered all over the state of Texas at various college and university campuses. Here in Fort Worth it is offered at Texas Wesleyan University.

What is the Cost of TexPREP?

The services of TexPREP are FREE to the students. Students will receive free lunch during the program.  FWISD provides free bus transportation for FWISD students ONLY.

Requirements:
  • 7th – 10th Grade Students in the 2013-2014 Academic Year
  • Parental Permission
  • 80 Average in Mathematics Class (75 or better if honors or AP)
  • 80 or Better Overall Average
  • Satisfactory Nominations from Two teachers
  • Satisfactory Conduct Grades
  • A well-written essay on Why you want to come to PREP.

Courses

  • First Year
  • Logic
  • Math/Problem Solving
  • Pre-Engineering - Infinity Project
  • Writing Journal
  • Second Year
  • Mathematics/Problem Solving
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Writing
  • Third Year
  • Mathematics/Problem Solving
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Engineering and Robotics
  • Writing
  • All Years
  • Career Information:
    • Daily Speakers
    • Field Trips: Business, Industry, Educational Insitutions
    • Cultural Activities
  • Getting Ready for College
  • Developing Leadership Skills
Contact Information


TexPREP

Dr. Jane Moore
Program Director

Phone: 817-531-4882
Email: jamoore@txwes.edu
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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