Summer Staples


SUMMER STAPLES

While summer academic course offerings change every year, you can count on hundreds of Summer Staples to help you plan your long-term academic path.

The following Summer Staples are expected to be offered each summer through Summer 2021.

African American Studies

  • AF AMER 1: Introduction to Black Studies
  • AF AMER 6: Trends in Black Intellectual Thought

American Sign Language

  • ASL 8: Intensive Elementary American Sign Language

Ancient Near East

  • AN N EA 10W: Jerusalem - Holy City
  • AN N EA 15: Women and Power in Ancient World
  • AN N EA M130: Ancient Egyptian Religion

Applied Linguistics

  • APPLING 30W: Language and Social Interaction
  • APPLING 40W: Language and Gender - Introduction to Gender and Stereotypes
  • APPLING 101W: Introduction to Language Learning and Language Teaching

Arabic

  • ARABIC 8: Elementary Standard Arabic - Intensive

Art

  • ART 11E: Ceramics
  • ART 133: Advanced Painting

Asian American Studies

  • ASIA AM 10: History of Asian Americans
  • ASIA AM 30W: Asian American Literature and Culture (Session C)
  • ASIA AM M114: Asian American Educaton and Schooling
  • ASIA AM M129: Health Issues for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders - Myth or Model?
  • ASIA AM 130A: Chinese American Experience

Biostatistics

  • BIOSTAT 100A: Introduction to Biostatistics

Classics

  • CLASSICS 10: Discovering Greeks
  • CLASSICS 20: Discovering Romans
  • CLASSICS 30: Classical Mythology

Communication

  • COMM 1: Principles of Oral Communication (Session A & C)
  • COMM 1A: Public Speaking for Non-Native Speakers (Session A & C)
  • COMM 1B: Learning American English and Culture from Movies (Session A & C)
  • COMM 10: Introduction to Communication Studies (Session A)
  • COMM 105: Conspiracy Theories, Media, and Middle East
  • COMM 109: Entrepreneurial Communication
  • COMM 110: Gender and Communication
  • COMM 148: Integrated Marketing Communications
  • COMM 157: Celebrity, Fame, and Social Media
  • COMM 166: Inside Hollywood

Comparative Literature

  • COM LIT 4DW: Literature and Writing - Great Books from World at Large

Computer Science

  • COM SCI 31: Introduction to Computer Science I
  • COM SCI 32: Introduction to Computer Science II
  • COM SCI M51A: Logic Design of Digital Systems
  • COM SCI 111: Operating Systems Principles
  • COM SCI 180: Introduction to Algorithms and Complexity
  • COM SCI 181: Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata Theory

Dance

  • DANCE 11: Yoga
  • DANCE 13: Beginning Ballet
  • DANCE 15: Beginning Modern/Postmodern Dance

Design Media Arts

  • DESMA 8: Media Histories
  • DESMA 10: Design Culture
  • DESMA 21: Drawing and Color
  • DESMA 24: Motion
  • DESMA 25: Typography
  • DESMA 28: Interactivity
  • DESMA 160: Special Topics in Design | Media Arts

Digital Humanities

  • DGT HUM 101: Introduction to Digital Humanities

Disability Studies

  • DIS STD 101W: Perspectives on Disability Studies (Session A & C)
  • DIS STD M103: Studies in Disability Literatures
  • DIS STD M121: Topics in Gender and Disabilities
  • DIS STD M125: Exploring Intersections of Ability and Sexuality
  • DIS STD M139: Perspectives on Autism and Neurodiversity
  • DIS STD M148: Sociology of Mental Illness
  • DIS STD M161: Sports, Normativity, and Body

  

Economics

  • ECON 1: Principles of Economics
  • ECON 2: Principles of Economics
  • ECON 11: Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 41: Statistics for Economists
  • ECON 101: Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 102: Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 103: Introduction to Econometrics
  • ECON 103L: Econometrics Laboratory
  • ECON 106F: Finance

English

  • ENGL 4W: Critical Reading and Writing
  • ENGL 20W: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENGL 90: Shakespeare
  • ENGL M138: Topics in Creative Writing
  • ENGL 150C: Topics in Shakespeare
  • ENGL 163C: Jane Austen and Her Peers

Epidemiology

  • EPIDEM 100: Principles of Epidemiology

Film and Television

  • FILM TV 33: ntroduction Screenwriting
  • FILM TV 84A: Overview of Contemporary Film Industry
  • FILM TV 122E: Digital Cinematography
  • FILM TV 122M: Fil and Television Directing
  • FILM TV C132: Screenwriting Fundamentals
  • FILM TV 146: Art and Practice of Motion Picture Producing

French and Francophone Studies

  • FRNCH 1: Elementary French
  • FRNCH 3: Elementary French
  • FRNCH 8: Intensive First-Year French
  • FRNCH 41: French Cinema and Culture

Geography

  • GEOG 5: People and Earth's Ecosystems
  • GEOG 6: World Regions - Concepts and Contemporary Issues
  • GEOG 7: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 167: Cartography
  • GEOG 168: Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

Gender Studies

  • GENDER 10: Introduction to Gender Studies
  • GENDER 101W: Writing Gender
  • GENDER 102: Power
  • GENDER 103: Knowledge
  • GENDER M111: Women and Film
  • GENDER M133C: History of Prostitution

Global Health

  • GLB HLT 100: Global Health and Development

Global Studies

  • GLBL ST 1: Introduction to Globalization

Greek

  • GREEK 16: Intensive First-Year Greek

Hebrew

  • HEBREW 8: Elementary Hebrew - Intensive

History

  • HIST 1B: Introduction to Western Civilization - Circa A.D. 843 to Circa 1715 
  • HIST 1C: Introduction to Western Civilization - Circa 1715 to Present 
  • HIST 13C: History of the US and its Colonial Origins
  • HIST 154: History of California
  • HIST M155: History of Los Angeles
  • HIST 157B: Indians of Colonial Mexico

International and Area Studies

  • I A STD 1: Introduction to International and Area Studies
  • I A STD 31: Introduction to Southeast Asia
  • I A STD 33: Introduction to East Asia
  • I A STD 195CE: Community and Corporate Internships in International and Area Studies

International Development Studies

  • INTL DV 1: Introduction to International Development Studies
  • INTL DV 110: Economic Development and Culture Change
  • INTL DV M120: Political Economy of Development
  • INTL DV 130: Economics of Developing Countries
  • INTL DV 191: Variable Topics Research Seminars: International Development Studies - Senior Seminar

Labor Studies

  • LBR STD 177: Spirituality, Mindfulness, Self-Care, and Social Justice (Session A)
  • LBR STD 194A: Research Group Seminars - Labor Summer Research Program (Session C)
  • LBR STD 194C: Field Research Group Seminar (Session C)

Latin

  • LATIN 16: Intensive First Year Latin

 

 

 

 

Linguistics

  • LING 1: Introduction to Study of Language
  • LING 20: Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
  • LING 105: Morphology
  • LING 120A: Phonology I
  • LING 120B: Syntax I
  • LING 120C: Semantics I
  • LING 170: Language and Society - Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Math

  • MATH 1: Precalculus
  • MATH 3C: Ordinary Differential Equations with Linear Algebra for Life Sciences Students
  • MATH 31A: Differential and Integral Calculus
  • MATH 31B: Integration and Infinite Series
  • MATH 32A: Calculus of Several Variables
  • MATH 32B: Calculus of Several Variables
  • MATH 33A: Linear Algebra and Applications
  • MATH 33B: Differential Equations
  • MATH 61: Introduction to Discrete Structures
  • MATH 95: Transition to Upper-Division Mathematics
  • MATH 110A: Algebra
  • MATH 115A: Linear Algebra
  • MATH 131A: Analysis
  • MATH 132: Complex Analysis for Applications
  • MATH 134: Linear and Nonlinear Systems of Differential Equations
  • MATH 135: Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MATH 142: Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 164: Optimization
  • MATH 167: Mathematical Game Theory
  • MATH 170E: Introduction to Probability and Statistics 1: Probability
  • MATH 170S: Introduction to Probability and Statistics 2: Statistics
  • MATH 174E: Mathematics of Finance for Mathematics/Economics Students
  • MATH 177: Theory of Interest and Applications

Music

  • MUSIC 80A: Beginning keyboard (Session C)

Nursing

  • NURSING 3: Human Physiology for Healthcare Providers
  • NURSING 13: Introduction to Human Anatomy

Philosophy

  • PHILOS 3: Historical Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHILOS 7: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind
  • PHILOS 22: Introduction to Ethical Theory
  • PHILOS 31: Logic, First Course
  • PHILOS 129: Philosophy of Psychology
  • PHILOS 155A: Medical Ethics
  • PHILOS 166: Philosophy of Mind

Physiological Science

  • PHYSCI 3: Introduction to Human Physiology
  • PHYSCI 5: Issues in Human Physiology - Diet and Exercise
  • PHYSCI 13: Introduction to Human Anatomy
  • PHYSCI 122: Biomedical Technology and Physiology
  • PHYSCI 136: Exercise and Cardiovascular Function
  • PHYSCI 153: Dissection Anatomy
  • PHYSCI 166: Animal Physiology

Psychology

  • PSYCH 10: Introduction Psychology
  • PSYCH 15: Introductory Psychbiology
  • PSYCH 85: Introduction to Cognitive Science
  • PSYCH 100A: Psychological Statistics
  • PSYCH 100B: Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYCH 110: Fundamentals of Learning
  • PSYCH 115: Principles of Behavioral Neaurscience
  • PSYCH 116: Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory
  • PSYCH 118: Comparative Psychobiology
  • PSYCH 120A: Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYCH 130: Developmental Psychology
  • PSYCH 135: Social Psychology
  • PSYCH 136A: Social Psychology Laboratory

Program in Computing

  • COMPTNG 10A: Introduction to Programming
  • COMPTNG 40A: Introduction to Programming for Internet

Public Affairs

  • PUB AFF 10: Social Problems and Social Change

Romanian

  • ROMAN 103: Intensive Elementary Romanian

Russian

  • RUSSIAN 10: Intensive Elementary Russian
  • RUSSIAN 20: Intensive Intermediate Russian

Serbian/Croatian

  • SRB CRO 103: Intensive Elementary Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian

Sociology

  • SOCIOL 1: Introductory Sociology
  • SOCIOL 20: Introduction to Sociological Research Methods
  • SOCIOL 101: Development of Sociological Theory
  • SOCIOL 102: Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • SOCIOL 111: Social Networks
  • SOCIOL 128: Sociology of Emotions
  • SOCIOL 145: Sociology of Deviant Behavior
  • SOCIOL M175: Sociology of Education

Statistics

  • STATS 10: Introduction to Statistical Reasoning
  • STATS 13: Introduction to Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences
  • STATS 20: Introduction to Statistical Programming with R
  • STATS 100A: Introductin to Probability
  • STATS 100B: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

Theater

  • THEATER 10: Introduction to Theater
  • THEATER 20: Acting Fundamentals
  • THEATER 107: Drama of Diversity
  • THEATER 110: History of American Musical Theater
  • THEATER 120A: Acting and Performance in Film
  • THEATER 120B: Acting and Performance in Film

Urban Planning

  • URBN PL 120: Introduction to Cities and Planning
  • URBN PL 121: Urban Policy and Planning
  • URBN PL 141: Planning with Minority Communities (Session A)
  • URBN PL M150: Transportation Geography
  • URBN PL M165: Environmentalism - Past, Present, and Future

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