2023 STEM Center Summer Bridge Courses


Participate in the Virtual Summer Bridge Course

Dates: July 17th - 28th

Are you taking Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Engineering, or General Chemistry classes this coming Fall 2023?

Would you be interested in taking some steps to boost your chances of succeeding in the class?

If so, you are in good company. These courses have the highest drop rates, and give out the most D’s and F’s of all courses on campus. For many students, these are the toughest classes that they will take at SHSU.

Summer Bridge Registration

What is the purpose of the Summer Bridge Program?

  • To help you succeed in your math, engineering, or chemistry course this fall
  • To help you get your brain in shape to succeed in your upcoming courses
  • To help you identify areas of potential weakness in chemistry or math
  • To guide you through an engaging set of creative online exercises and lessons to help you overcome these weaknesses
  • To help you build community with committed students like you
  • To help you graduate on time!

Who designs and runs the Summer Bridge Program?

  • The bridge course is designed and taught by SHSU faculty and staff, additionally assisted by student TAs

Are there different paths for Chemistry, Math, and Engineering students?

The summer bridge has several courses for students to choose from. You do the one that is right for you:

  • Pre-Calculus (MATH 1314,1316,1410)
  • Calculus (MATH 1420)
  • General Chemistry I (CHEM 1411)
  • General Chemistry II (CHEM 1412)
  • Engineering (ETEC 1010)
  • Frameworks Study Skills

What will the program cost you?

  • The summer bridge course is FREE in terms of cost to the student
  • One to two hours per day of Zoom online participation meetings 
  • Commitment to complete offline Blackboard module work
  • Participate in Zoom online group meetings

What is the payoff for participating in the summer bridge program?

  • The payoff comes in better success in your STEM courses
  • Saving money and time by avoiding repetition of courses
  • Developing a mindset for success
  • Making new friends and broadening your community
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card (upon full completion)

Are you eligible?

  • Be accepted as a SHSU student for the Fall 2023 semester
  • Have a desktop/laptop with access to SHSU’s Blackboard
  • One to two hours per day in online Zoom group meetings (camera required)
  • Commitment to completing assignments

Summer Bridge Registration

If you have any questions or concerns contact us at stemcenter@shsu.edu

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