The accelerated, enriched curriculum
requires four years of science and mathematics, and two years of
computer science. Students also participate in activities, projects and
field trips related to the curriculum. Additionally, juniors and seniors
have the opportunity to take elective courses at Andrews University for
Students may participate in a semester
scientific internship during their junior or senior year. During this
time, students thoroughly investigate a career field and spend 20 to 30
hours with a mentor in that field. Former students have had the
opportunity to work with physicians, surgeons, computer scientists,
biologists, and researchers in a variety of sciences.
is delivered by university professors and staff. Eighty-five percent of
the instructors hold PhDs in their academic fields.
are always willing to help students with questions, having their offices
just a few doors down from the classrooms. In addition, two evening
study sessions are held each week for any students who want extra help.
students are required to complete the advanced honors courses. All
science courses are laboratory based. Center students meet the Michigan
Merit Curriculum Online Experience requirement. Some students may be
accelerated in the mathematics sequence and have the option of taking
university mathematics courses after completing AP Calculus.