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


These courses count towards an Online Education Minor.

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

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.

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.

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.