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UCLA’s signature summer offering. Choose from over 800 in person courses that represent UCLA’s academic breadth, ranging from 6-10 weeks. Over 10,000 UCLA students and thousands of visiting students from across the United States and the world take Summer Courses each year.
High school students may choose 1-2 courses from our Approved List.
Students interested in Summer Courses may review our UCLA students cheat sheet or visiting student cheat sheet depending on student type for more information.
You also view the Summer Courses Bruin Guide for more information.
2023 Session Schedule
|Session||Weeks||Start Date||End Date|
|Session A3||3 Weeks||6/26/2023||7/14/2023|
|Session A6||6 Weeks||6/26/2023||8/4/2023|
|Session A8||8 Weeks||6/26/2023||8/18/2023|
|Session A9||9 Weeks||6/26/2023||8/25/2023|
|Session A10||10 Weeks||6/26/2023||9/1/2023|
|Session B3||3 Weeks||7/17/2023||8/4/2023|
|Session C3||3 Weeks||8/7/2023||8/25/2023|
|Session C6||6 Weeks||8/7/2023||9/15/2023|
2023 Summer Courses Important Dates
February 1, 2023Enrollment Opens to UCLA Students on MyUCLA
February 15, 2023Registration Opens to Visiting Students
May 1, 2023Registration Deadline for International Students (Session A & B)
May 19, 2023Non-UC Student Payment Deadline
June 1, 2023Registration Deadline for International Students (Session C & D)
June 23, 2023UCLA and Visiting UC Student Payment Deadline
June 30, 2023Refund Deadline for All Session A3 Courses and Impacted Session A6, A8, A9, & A10 Courses
July 7, 2023Refund Deadline for Non-Impacted Session A6, A8, A9, & A10 Courses
July 21, 2023Refund Deadline for All Session B3 Courses
August 11, 2023Refund Deadline for All Session C3 Courses and Impacted Session C6 Courses
August 18, 2023Refund Deadline for Non-Impacted Session C6 Courses
Featured Summer Courses
Studio, eight hours; five hours arranged. Introduction to ceramic materials and processes, with emphasis on personal and cultural expression in ceramic media. Discussion of ceramics in contemporary artistic practice and social history of ceramic art. Letter grading.
Abnormal PsychologyUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course 10. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 127B or 127C. Study of psychological disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety, substance…
Film and Television DirectingUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours. Through discussions, screenings, demonstrations, and guests, exploration of script, previsualization, directing actors, directing camera coverage in relationship to story, practical on-set directing, and directing for camera. P/NP…
Chicanos in Film/VideoUnits: 5
(Same as Chicana/o and Central American Studies M114.) Lecture/screenings, five hours; discussion, one hour. Goal is to gain nuanced understanding of Chicano cinema as political, socioeconomic, cultural, and aesthetic practice….
Advanced PaintingUnits: 5
Studio, eight hours; seven hours arranged. Requisite: course 11A. Varied media and subjects to further develop students’ technical and expressive means to implement their ideas. May be repeated for maximum of 20 units. Letter grading.
Academic Reading and WritingUnits: 4
Lecture, four hours. Designed to improve reading speed, comprehension, and knowledge of academic writing conventions. Emphasis on synthesizing information from sources, providing proper citations, and avoiding plagiarism. Focus on development…
Microeconomic TheoryUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisites: courses 1, 2, Mathematics 31A, 31B, with grades of C or better. Laws of demand, supply, returns, and costs; price and output…
Introduction to Computer Science IUnits: 4
Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours; outside study, six hours. Introduction to computer science via theory, applications, and programming. Basic data types, operators and control structures. Input/output. Procedural and data…
Fundamentals of Public HealthUnits: 4
(Formerly numbered 150.) Lecture, four hours. Exploration of foundations of public health by examining public health challenges at local, national, and global levels, and current strategies for advancing population health….