Summer Academic Institute: Coursework Overview

Students take classes that help develop math, science, writing, language, and leadership skills. Student, seen from behind, at work on an assignment outdoors

Each grade level is divided into two cohorts that take courses together to encourage both community and individual learning. The Summer Academic Institute curriculum is designed to intuitivey build on the work that students perform in the previous year. So as students progress through CUUB, they grow with the program and find themselves in a better academic position each time they return to high school.

The following is an outline of courses offered during the Summer Academic Institute:

 


First Year

(rising sophomores)
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  • Biology
  • Creative Writing
  • Math (varies with student)
  • Non-English Language
  • Native Pathways I
  • Elective (Advanced Creative Writing, Outdoor Fitness, Broadcast Journalism, Astronomy, and Environmental Learning: Exploring Sacred Landscape) 


Second Year

(rising juniors)
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  • Chemistry
  • Math (varies with student)
  • Native American Literature
  • Native Pathways II
  • Electives (Advanced Creative Writing, Outdoor Fitness, Broadcast Journalism, Astronomy, and Environmental Learning: Exploring Sacred Landscape) 


Third Year

(rising seniors)
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  • Physics
  • Math (varies with student)
  • Research and Writing
  • College Prep
  • ACT Prep (Math and English)
  • Native Pathways III