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UCLA is a vital part of the fast-paced, global city of Los Angeles. Los Angeles is a hub of culture, technology, and entertainment with a fascinating history and rich heritage. Each summer, thousands of visiting students from around the world join our diverse and inclusive UCLA community, earning UCLA credit through over 800 course and program options that represent UCLA’s academic excellence and prestige. Explore your passions and advance your academic goals, studying alongside like-minded UCLA students.
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Featured Summer Courses and Programs
Disney Feature: Then and NowUnits: 5
Lecture, three hours; discussion, three hours. Study and analysis of Disney’s animated features. Evaluation of why Disney’s animated features have dominated until recently and ramifications of this dominance on animation…
International FinanceUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course 102. Enforced corequisite: course 122L. Not open to students with credit for former course 120. Emphasis on interpretation of balance of payments…
Electrical and Electronic CircuitsUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, eight hours. Requisites: Mathematics 33A, 33B or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 82, Physics 1C. Not open for credit to students with credit…
Social NetworkingUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours. Investigation of how new online social networks have facilitated interpersonal interactions for knowledge sharing, romance, business, politics, and entertainment. Critical investigation of current popular social networking websites…
Integrated Marketing CommunicationsUnits: 4
Lecture, three hours. Examination of key concepts and methods in marketing communications in both traditional and digital media. Development and execution of communications strategies, with primary emphasis on consumer insight,…
Operating Systems PrinciplesUnits: 5
Lecture, four hours; laboratory, two hours; outside study, nine hours. Enforced requisites: courses 32, 33, 35L. Introduction to operating systems design and evaluation. Computer software systems performance, robustness, and functionality….