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 2017:


Classes offered through Berkeley Resource Center for Online Education (BRCOE):

After you enroll, your Online Learning Support Specialist at BRCOE 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 W11:
Race, Class, and Gender – Session: C
Political Science W135:
Game Theory in Social Sciences – Session: C
Astronomy W12/Earth & Planetary Science W12:
The Planets – 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
Letters & Sciences W1:
Exploring the Liberal Arts – Session: C
Statistics W21:
Introductory Probability and Statistics for Business – Session: C
Math W53:
Multivariable Calculus – Session: C
Theater 118AC:
Performance, Television, and Social Media – Session: C
Molecular and Cell Biology W61:
Brain, Mind, and Behavior – 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: 14623 – Session: D

Education W142 --Education in a Global World: Learn about schooling and educational perspectives from around the world, examining educational programs and initiatives.
Class Number: 15553 – Session: A

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.
Class Numbers: 11214, 11215, 11216 – Session: D

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: 14749 – 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: 15311 – Session: A

Social Welfare W280 – Introduction to Social Welfare Research
The goal of this graduate-level class is to develop a working knowledge of research designs and methods for the purpose of evaluating social work practice and programs. It satisfies the prerequisite requirement for the 2nd-year research class sequence required of all Masters of Social Welfare (MSW) students. To learn more, visit Experience Summer @ Berkeley Social Welfare.
Class Number: 14958 – Session: C