Community Education & Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Advanced Placement Summer Institute

Texas Lutheran University partners with the College Board® to offer AP® / PRE-AP® workshops four days long each. Award-winning consultants approved by the College Board teach intensive, subject-specific courses that provide support and professional development for new and experienced Advanced Placement teachers at both the middle and high school levels. Classes are small and serve as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about AP, building success in the classroom, and vertical teaming.

Summer Scholars Academy

Summer Scholars Academy (SSA) is a two-week residential program offering university-level coursework for transferable college credit to academically gifted high school students. Small classes taught by select TLU faculty, field trips, evening activities and a group service project offer students an opportunity to experience college life firsthand.

Summer Music Academy

Band and orchestra students at the middle school and high school levels are invited to attend TLU’s Summer Music Academy (SMA). The week-long residential or commuter camp offers electives in a variety of interesting and applicable areas. Students also have the opportunity to take private lessons with university instructors and participate in evening social activities.

Swimming Lessons

TLU offers summer swimming lessons, privately or in a group, for 9-month-olds through adults. Private lessons take place May through August and group lessons are held in the mornings and evenings in June and July. Mabee Pool offers memberships to the community and is available for party rental.

Sports Camps

TLU Athletics offer summer sports camps for several different sports and age groups. For more information about this year’s camps, visit tlubulldogs.com/summercamps.

Community Education

SAT Preparation

Are you planning to take the SAT or the ACT? If so, this course is for you! Prepare for college/university entrance exams by reviewing the mathematics, verbal, and test-taking skills needed to be successful.

Basic Computer Classes

Need help with your computer? Get individualized assistance in anything from using a mouse, to setting up email, to maximizing Microsoft Office capabilities and creating spreadsheets.

Business Spreadsheets Sessions

Crunch numbers in seconds, solve problems faster, enhance your decision making and use charts to present your numbers clearly. Let us show you how to maximize the potential of Excel spreadsheets!

Community

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

Post-Bac FAQ

Texas Lutheran University offers a post-baccalaureate teacher certification program in addition to its traditional undergraduate teacher certification program. The Post-baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program is authorized by The State Board for Educator Certification and meets all federal No Child Left Behind standards for an acceptable non-traditional route to certification.

Community Music Academy

Youth Choir Festival

The Texas Lutheran University/Mid-Texas Symphony Community Music Academy is a nonprofit community music school providing music education to students of all ages and levels of ability.