Dual Credit Enrollment
UF SSTP participants who attend a Florida high school may earn dual enrollment credit. Students invited to attend UF SSTP will receive more information about Dual Enrollment during the registration processes.
- Honors Seminar in Scientific Inquiry (IDH 2931)These small group classes (limited to 12 students) emphasize cutting edge research in the specified topic. The class curriculum incorporates lecture, library research, discussion, reaction papers, oral presentations, and quizzes. Class participation is required for students to be successful in the seminar course. Course topics vary from year to year. At least eight different topics are presented annually and students have an opportunity to indicate his or her preference. Past seminar topics have included Cancer Biology and Therapeutics, Carbon Nanotube Technology for Energy Applications, and Science in the News. UF SSTP students who elect to register for dual enrollment credit will receive 3 undergraduate elective credits for this course and fulfill ½ elective requirement toward high school graduation.
- Independent Laboratory Research (IDH 3931)
Students are assigned individually to one research mentor for the entire seven week program. Students participate in the on-going research of his or her assigned mentor for 28 hours each week. Students are evaluated on laboratory participation and performance in assigned roles, participation in small group discussions and individual meetings, and academic performance on assignments, including laboratory notes, research paper, research poster, and oral presentations. UF SSTP students who elect to register for dual enrollment credit will receive 3 undergraduate Gordon Rule (6,000 words) credits and fulfill ½ elective requirement toward high school graduation.