Summer Online Courses

Academic Credit from your home or anywhere else

Berkeley Summer Sessions offers several online courses. Our learning environment allows you flexibility with your study schedule while you experience the quality and excellence of UC Berkeley courses 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 courses.

Berkeley Summer Sessions is excited to offer the following online courses for Summer 2016:


Courses 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 courses and participate fully in the interactive online learning environment. Full 24/7 technical support is available to you throughout your course.

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:
Understading 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


Courses offered through UC Online:

Education W140A – The Art of Making Meaning Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World: This course combines theory and practice in the study of literacy and development. It will introduce sociocultural educational theory and research focused especially on literacy teaching and learning, and this literature will be examined in practice through participation in after-school programs. In addition, the course will contribute to an understanding of how literacy is reflected in race, culture, and ethnicity in the United States and how these symbolic systems shift in a digital world.
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Course Number: TBD – Session: D

Engineering W7 – Introduction to Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers:
Course Number: TBD – Session: B


Other summer online courses:

English as a Second Language W9: Each section of ESL W9 has a different topic allowing students to select topics according to interest.
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Course Number: TBD – 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 course introduces a range of Python objects and control structures, then builds on these with classes on object-oriented programming.
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Course Number: TBD – Session: B