Summer Online Courses

Summer Online Classes

Academic Credit from your home or anywhere else

Berkeley Summer Sessions offers several online classes. Our learning environment allows you flexibility with your study schedule while you experience the quality and excellence of UC Berkeley classes from the convenience of your own home. Even if you can't physically come to Berkeley, you can still experience the best that UC Berkeley has to offer. Regular Summer Session fees are applicable to online classes.

Berkeley Summer Sessions is excited to offer the following online classes for Summer 2018:


Classes offered through Digital Learning Services (DLS):

After you enroll, your Online Learning Support Specialist at DLS will contact you to ensure that you have the tools you need to access the class and participate fully in the interactive online learning environment. Full 24/7 technical support is available to you throughout your class.

You can contact your Online Learning Support Specialist with any questions at

African American Studies W111:
Race, Class, and Gender – Session: C
Molecular and Cell Biology W61:
Brain, Mind, and Behavior – Session: A
African American Studies 125AC:
The History of the Modern Civil Rights Movement – Session: D
Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology W104:
Food, Culture, and the Environment AC - Session C
Asian American Studies W20AC:
Asian American Communities and Race Relations – Session: C
Philosophy W12A
Introduction to Logic - Session C
Astronomy W12/Earth & Planetary Science W12:
The Planets – Session: C
Political Science W135:
Game Theory in Social Sciences – Session: C
Comparative Literature W60AC:
Boroughs & Barrios: Moving in & through New York City and Los Angeles – Session: C
Political Science W145A:
Understanding Political Developments in India – Session: C
Chemistry N3AL:
Organic Chemistry Laboratory – Session: C
Psychology W1:
General Psychology – Session: C
Civil and Environmental Engineering W30/ Mechanical Engineering W85
Introduction to Solid Mechanics – Session C
Statistics W21:
Introductory Probability and Statistics for Business – Session: C
Geography W10:
Worldings: Regions, Peoples and States - Session C
  Pending for 2019
Theater 117AC
California Stories: Theatrical Representations of Race, Labor and Tourism - Session C
Letters & Sciences W1:
Exploring the Liberal Arts – Session: C
Theater 118AC:
Performance, Television, and Social Media – Session: C
Math W53:
Multivariable Calculus – Session: C
Financial Accounting - Session A


Classes offered through UC Online:

These courses count towards an Online Education Minor.

Education W140A – The Art of Making Meaning Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World: This class combines theory and practice in the study of literacy and development.
Class Number: 14708 – Session: D

Education W141--Exploring Digital Pedagogy: This course provides the opportunity to explore issues that are impacting 21st century education and pedagogy due to the disruptive force of technology.
Class Number: 14970 -- Session: C

Education W142 – Education in a Global World: Learn about schooling and educational perspectives from around the world, examining educational programs and initiatives.
Class Number: 14729 – Session: A

Education W161-- Digital Learning Environments: In this class we will study the various forms and functions of a sampling of digital learning environments ranging from subject specific Intelligent Tutoring Systems in K-12 to domain neutral systems for post-secondary online learning.
Class Number: 14980 -- Session: C

Education W190 – Critical Studies in Education: This course examines how learning environments can empower and disempower individuals and explores the role of education in the social construction of hierarchy, inequality, difference, identity, and power.
Class Number: 15642 - Session C

Education W144 (two sections) – Practicum in Education: Research Practicum in Education is designed to provide an opportunity for undergraduates to gain knowledge of qualitative research methods through critically reflecting on practicum work conducted in an educational setting.
Class Number: 14741 - Session D

Other summer online classes:

English as a Second Language W9: Each section of ESL W9 has a different topic allowing students to select topics according to interest.
W3B. Business English for the Digital Age
W3A. Academic Writing
W3H. ESL Listening and Speaking
W3G. Grammar and Vocabulary

Info W18 – Python Fundamentals for Data Science: A fast-paced introduction to the Python programming language geared toward students of data science. The class introduces a range of Python objects and control structures, then builds on these with classes on object-oriented programming.
Class Number: 14798 – Session: B

Social Welfare W232 - Social Work and Education Policy
This graduate-level class partially fulfills requirements for the Pupil Personnel Service Credentials in Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. It examines the intersection between the social work profession and the educational system. To learn more, visit Experience Summer @ Berkeley Social Welfare.
Class Number: 14899 – Session: A