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 2020:


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
Letters & Sciences W1:
Exploring the Liberal Arts – Session: C
* African American Studies 125AC:
The History of the Modern Civil Rights Movement – Session: D
Media Studies W10
Introduction to Media Studies W10 (4 units) – Session: C
Asian American Studies W20AC:
Asian American Communities and Race Relations – Session: C
Math W53:
Multivariable Calculus – Session: C
Astronomy W12/Earth & Planetary Science W12:
The Planets – Session: C
Molecular and Cell Biology W61:
Brain, Mind, and Behavior – Session: A
Comparative Literature W60AC:
Boroughs & Barrios: Moving in & through NYC and Los Angeles – Session: C
Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology W104:
Food, Culture, and the Environment AC - Session C
Comparative Literature 156AC
Fiction and Culture of the Americas – Session: C
Philosophy W12A
Introduction to Logic - Session C
Civil and Environmental Engineering W30/ Mechanical Engineering W85
Introduction to Solid Mechanics – Session C
Political Science W135:
Game Theory in Social Sciences – Session: C
† Education W142:
Education in a Global World – Session: A
Political Science W145A:
Understanding Political Developments in India – Session: C
† Education W190:
Critical Studies in Education – Session: C
Political Science W3:
Introduction to Empirical Analysis and Quantitative Methods – Session: C
Computer Science W61A (Postponed to 2021)
The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs 61 – Session: C
Psychology W1:
General Psychology – Session: C
Computer Science W169A
Software Engineering
Statistics W21:
Introductory Probability and Statistics for Business – Session: C
‡ ENERES W174:
Water and Sanitation Justice – Session: C
Theater 117AC (Postponed to 2021)
California Stories: Theatrical Representations of Race, Labor and Tourism - Session C
‡ Energy and Resources Group W100/Public Policy W185
Energy and Society – Session: C
Theater 118AC:
Performance, Television, and Social Media – Session: C
Gender and Women's Studies 130AC
Gender, Race, Nation, and Health - Session C
Financial Accounting - Session A
Arts and Humanities W101
Research Bootcamp: How to Research the Humanities – Session: C


* This course count towards an Race and the Law Summer Minor or Certificate.
† These courses count towards an Online Education Minor.
‡ These courses count towards an Sustainability Minor or Certificate.

Other summer online classes:

English as a Second Language Online Series:
July 6 - August 14, 2020
2 units - Pass-No Pass grade only

Education W140A – The Art of Making Meaning: Education Perspectives on Literacy (Session D)

Education W141 – Exploring Digital Pedagogy (Session C)

Education W143 – Foundations of English Language Education (Session A)

Education W144 – Practicum in Education (Session A and D)

Education W145 – Creating Materials for English Language Education (Session D)

Education W153 – Research in Education: Studying Educational Inequality and Possibility (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.

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.