Session 1: June 22nd - July 31st   |   Session 2: August 3rd - September 11th

UC Davis will continue remote delivery of instruction through Summer Session 2020. We will offer hundreds of summer classes, completely remote.


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Courses for Summer Sessions 2018 are listed below by College, Special Sessions, and 1 and 2 Unit Courses. Please note that course offerings are subject to change so be sure to confirm details during registration. If there are specific questions about a course, please contact the appropriate department. Registration will begin in April.

Non-UC Davis students can browse courses using the Class Search Tool.

Are you looking to drop your classes or withdraw from Summer Sessions? Learn more here.

Guaranteed To Go Courses:


  • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Course Title Course
    Adult & Aging HDE 100C
    Biological Oceanography ESP 150C
    Business Law ARE 018
    Coastal Oceanography ESP 152
    Cognitive Develop HDE 101
    Community Youth Dev CRD 147
    Consumer behavior CNS100
    Contem American Fam HDE 110
    Cross-Cultural Child HDE 103
    Current topics on nutrition NUT011
    Discover&concepts NUT010
    Econometrics ARE 106
    Economic Dev ARE 115A
    Env Impact Assessment ESP 179
    Environmental Analysis ESP 001
    Environmental Stress and Embryo Development in Marine Organisms ETX 127/NUT 127
    Expt in Nutrition NUT130
    Farm and Rural Resources Appr AES 145
    Field Studies of Soils in California Ecosystems SSC105
    Field Studies of Soils in California Ecosystems SSC205
    Financial Mgnt ARE 171A
    Financial Mgnt ARE 171B
    Food in American Culture FST 055/AMS 055
    Food, folklore&health FST010
    Futures & Options Markets ARE 139
    General Ecology ESP 100
    Human Sexuality HDE 012
    Inancy and Early Child HDE 100A
    Inter Managerial Acctg ARE 119
    Intermed Microeconomics ARE 100A
    Intermed Microeconomics ARE 100B
    Investments ARE 143
    Longevity ENT 117/HDE 117
    Managerial Marketing ARE 136
    Marine and Costal Field Ecology ESP 124
    Middle Child & Adol HDE 100B
    Molecular Biol Lab Tech ANG111
    Nutritional Anthropolgy NUT120AN
    Oper Res and Mgnt Sci ARE 155
    Organization Mgnt ARE 112
    Plant Genetics and Biotechnology BIT 161A
    Real Estate Economics AES 144
    Res Method Human Dev HDE 120
    Social & Personal HDE 102
    Stress and Development NUT127
    Tax Accounting ARE 118
    Toxic Tragedies ETX 110
  • College of Biological Sciences
  • Course Title Course
    Animal Behavior NPB 102
    Bichemistry lab MCB 120L
    Coastal Marine Research BIS 124
    Exp Invertebrate Biology EVE 114
    General Biology BIS 10
    GI Physiology NPB 114
    Global Change Ecology EVE 120
    Intro to Evolution EVE 100
    Introduction to Biology: Essentials of Life on Earth BIS 2A
    Introduction to Biology: Essentials of Life on Earth BIS2A
    Introduction to Biology: Principles of Ecology and Evolution BIS002B
    Introduction to Ecology EVE101
    Introductory Microbiology MIC102
    Introductory Microbiology MIC102
    Introductory Microbiology Laboratory MIC103L
    Marine Environ Issues EVE111
    Natural History of Infectious Diseases MIC10
    Neurobiology NPB 100
    Neurobiology of Addictive Drugs NPB 168
    Systemic Physiology NPB 101
    Systemic Physiology Lab

    NPB 101L

  • College of Engineering
  • Course Title Course
    Algorithm Design and Analysis ECS060
    Algorithm Design and Analysis ECS122A
    Automatic Control of Engineering Systems EME172
    Chemical Engineering Transport Lab ECH 145B
    Circuits I ENG017
    Circuits I ENG017
    Circuits II EEC100
    Computer Architecture ECS154A
    Dynamics ENG102
    Engineering Prob Solving ENG006
    Ethics in an Age of Tech ECS188
    Experimental Methods EME109
    Fluid Mechanics ENG103
    Heat Transfer EME165
    Introduction to Programming ECS010
    Machine Dependent Prog ECS050
    Mech of Materials ENG104
    Probabilistic Sys Anlys ECI114
    Programming&Prob Solving ECS030
    Programming&Prob Solving EEC180A
    Properties of Materials ENG45Y
    Statics ENG035
    Thermodynamics ENG105
  • College of Letters and Science
  • Course Title Course
    3D Computer Graphics TCS130
    Abnormal Psychology PSC168
    Academic Oral Communication LIN015
    Advanced Bio-organic Chemistry Laboratory CHE135
    Advanced Composition UWP101
    Advanced ESL Writing UWP023
    African American Music AAS190
    African Art AHI150
    American National Government POL001
    American Popular Culture AMS130
    Analysis of Economic Data ECN102
    Analysis of U.S. Foreign Policy POL131
    Analytical and Physical Chemical Methods CHE105
    Ancient Greece and the Near East: 500 to 146 B.C.E. CLA002
    Applied Linear Algebra MAT167
    Applied Statistical Methods: Analysis of Variance STA106
    Applied Statistical Methods: Regression AnalysisApplied Statistical Methods: Regression Analysis STA108
    Applied Statistics for Biological Sciences STA100
    Astronomy AST010S
    Biological Oceanography GEL 150C
    Bus & Econ Applied Statistics STA103
    CAD for Designers DES150A
    Calc for BioSci MAT17A
    CHI Poster Workshop CHI172
    CHI Poster Workshop CHI172
    Children in America AMS152
    Chysical Chemistry: Prperties of Atoms and Molecules CHE110B
    Classical Physics PHY009A
    Classical Physics PHY009B
    Classical Physics PHY009C
    Coding for Designers DES111
    Cognitive Development PSC141/HDE101
    Cognitive Neuroscience PSC135
    Combinatorics MAT145
    Communication Theory CMN101
    Comparative Political Institutions: Electoral Systems POL140A
    Computational Linguistics LIN177
    Computer-Mediated Commun. CMN172
    Conceptual Integrated Science 1 GEL 185A
    Contact Improv DRA43A
    Contemporary Issues in CHI Art CHI170
    Contemporary Trends in Media CMN148
    Critical Reasoning PHI005
    Design Drawing DES014
    Developmental Psychology PSC140
    Digital Stories AAS190
    Documentary Production TCS104
    Earth History: Paleobiology GEL 107
    Earth Systems Science GEL002
    Earthquakes and Other Hazards GEL017
    Elementary French FRE001
    Elementary French FRE002
    Elementary French FRE003
    Elementary Spanish SPA001
    Elementary Spanish SPA002
    Elementary Spanish SPA002V
    Elementary Spanish SPA003
    Elementary Spanish SPA003V
    Elementary Statistics STA013
    Empirical Methods in Comm. CMN102
    Ethnic Self-Determination and International Conflict POL126
    Evolution & Paleobiolgy of Dinosaurs GEL012
    Expository Writing UWP001
    Expository Writing UWP001Y
    Filmmaking Foundations CTS020
    Form and Color DES015
    Gender and Law WMS140
    General Chemistry CHE002A
    General Chemistry CHE002C
    General Physics PHY001A
    General Physics PHY007A
    General Physics PHY007B
    General Physics PHY007C
    General Psychology PSC001
    Global Fashion DES131
    Global Humanities Forum HUM002A
    Graphic Design DES116
    Graphics & the Computer DES016
    Health Psychology PSC126
    History of Life GEL003
    History of Political Theory: Early Modern POL118B
    History of the Spanish Language SPA115
    History of the United States HIS0017A
    History of the United States HIS0017B
    History of Western Civilization HIS004C
    Hormones & Behavior PSC123/NPB152
    Human Biological Variation ANT153
    Human Evolution ANT152
    Human Osteology ANT156A
    Human Rights in Latin America HMR161
    Inorganic Chemistry: Fundamentals CHE124A
    Instrumental Analysis CHE 115
    Intensive Elem Japanese JPN001A
    Intensive Elem Spanish SPA001A
    Intensive Elementary German GER001A
    Interactive Media I DES117
    Intercultural Communication CMN 123
    Intercultural Communication CMN 122
    Intercultural Communication CMN 136
    Interm ESL Writing UWP022
    Intermed Draw: Color ART103B
    Intermediate Macro Theory ECN101
    Intermediate Micro Theory ECN100
    Intermediate Symbolic Logic PHI112
    International Relations POL003
    Interp Comm Competence CMN003V
    Interpersonal Communication CMN120
    Intro ESL Writing UWP021
    Intro Music Theory MUS03A-002
    Intro to Acting DRA010
    Intro to Bioethics PHI015
    Intro to Biological Psychology PSC101
    Intro to Cognitive Psychology PSC100
    Intro to Cognitive Psychology (hybrid) PSC100Y
    Intro to Cognitive Science PHI010/CGS 001 
    Intro to Communication CMN010V
    Intro to Personality Psychology PSC162
    Intro to Philosophy of Biology PHI038
    Intro to Philosophy of Science PHI030
    Intro to Pub Speaking CMN001
    Intro to Symbolic Logic PHI012
    Introduction to Comparative Politics POL002
    Introduction to CW: Fiction ENL005F
    Introduction to Ethics PHI024
    Introduction to Linguistics LIN001
    Introduction to Lit Theory ENL 110A
    Introduction to Literature ENL003
    Introduction to Mass Comm CMN140
    Introduction to Native American Lit NAS005
    Introduction to Native American Studies NAS001
    Introduction to Social Research SCO046A
    Introduction to Sociology SCO001
    Legal Philosophy POL154
    Letterforms & Type DES115
    Linguistic Analysis: 1 LIN103A
    Linguistic Analysis: 2 LIN103B
    Literatures in English III ENL010C
    Major books of Western Culture COM004
    Mass Media and Politics POL165
    Math Statistics STA131B
    Math Statistics - Brief STA130A
    Math Statistics - Brief STA130B
    Minds, Brains, Computers PHI013G
    Modern Algebra MAT150A
    Modern Physics PHY009D
    Mysticism RST115
    National Security Policy POL132
    National Security Policy POL147A
    Number Theory MAT115A
    Organic Chemistry for Health and Life Sciences CHE118A
    Organic Chemistry for Health and Life Sciences CHE118B
    Organic Chemistry for Health and Life Sciences CHE118C
    Organic Chemistry: Brief Course CHE008A
    Organic Chemistry: Brief Course CHE008B
    Perception PSC131
    Philosophy of Biology PHI108
    Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences CHE107A
    Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences CHE107B
    Physical Chemistry: Propoerties of Atoms and Molecules CHE110A
    Physiological Psychobiology PSC121
    Politics and Sports POL012A
    PreCalculus MAT012
    Primate Evolutionary Ecology ANT154B
    Principles of Macroeconomics ECN001B
    Principles of Microeconomics ECN001A
    Principles of Microeconomics ECN001AV
    Psychology and Law PSC153
    Psychology of Emotion PSC154
    Psychology of the Self PSC161
    Religion and Science Fiction RST042
    Religion, Magic, and Science RST120
    Research Methods in Psych PSC041
    Scientific Reasoning PHI031
    Scientific Study of Politics POL051
    Screen and Digital Print DES161
    Short Calculus MAT016A
    Short Calculus MAT016B
    Short Calculus MAT016C
    Social Media CMN 174
    Social Media CMN 170V
    Social Psychology PSC151
    Social/Personality Develop PSC142/HDE102
    Sociology of the CHI Experience CHI110
    Southeast Asian American Experience ASA189E
    Special Topic HMR130
    Statistical Analysis of Psych Data PSC103A
    Studio Practice Sus Des DES127B
    Summer Field Geology GEL 110
    Teaching SPA Native Tongue SPA117
    The Earth GEL001
    Theory in Social-Cultural Anthropology ANT100
    Topics in LAT/AMER Lit SPA 159
    Topics in Medieval Lit ENL 111
    Topics in Mediterranean Anceient Religion RST132
    Type in Motion DES151
    When Institutions Fail POL140D
    WIP Business Writing UWP104A
    WIP Legal Writing UWP104B
    WIP Writing in Health Prof UWP104F
    WIP Writing in Science UWP104E
    World History III HIS010C
  • Graduate School of Management
  • Course Title Course
    Elementary Accounting MGT11a
    Financing New Bus Vent MGT160
    Managing Costs & Quality MGT170
    Mktg for Tech Enterprise MGT140
    Managing & Using Info Tech MGT120
    Supply Chain Management MGT180
    Supply Chain Management MGT11b
    Technology Management MGT150
  • School of Education
  • Course Title Course
    Educational Psychology: General   EDU110
    Educating Children with Disabilities   EDU115
    Children, Learning and Material Culture EDU122
    Issues in Higher Education EDU130
    Introduction to Schools EDU100
  • Special Sessions
  • Course Title Course Start date End date Refund Deadline
    Intensive Elementary Arabic ARB 001A 06/25/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Summer Field Geology GEL 110 06/18/18 7/31/2018 6/14/2018
    Intensive Elementary German GER 001A 06/25/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Intensive Elemetray Japanese JPN 001A 06/25/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Molecular and Cellular Biology Lecture MCB 120 07/23/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab MCB 120L 07/23/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Systemic Physiology Lab NPB 101L 06/25/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Field Studies of Soils SSC 105 06/25/18 7/16/2018 6/14/2018
    Summer Field Course (Soil Science) SSC 205 06/25/18 7/16/2018 6/14/2018
    Intensive Elementary Spanish SPA 001A 06/25/18 9/14/2018 7/2/2018
    Political Science Internship POL 192A 06/18/18 8/21/2018 6/18/2018
    Res in Practical Policy POL 193 06/18/18 8/21/2018 6/18/2018
    The California Policy Seminar POL 195 06/18/18 8/21/2018 6/18/2018
    Political Science Research Methods Seminar POL196E 06/18/18 8/21/2018 6/18/2018
  • 1 & 2 Unit Courses
  • Course Title Course Units
    Basic Life Sciences Lab BIS011L 1
    Beginning Modern Dance DRA040A 2
    Beginning Ballet DRA042A 2
    Beginning Hip Hop Dance DRA044A 2
    Drones and Quadcopters EAE010 2
    First-Year Seminar FRS002/003/004 2
    Dinosaurs GEL012 2
    Earthquakes GEL017 2
    Integrated Science I GEL185A 2
    Intro Research Conf HDE190C 1
    Research Conf HDE290C 1
    Experiments in Nutrition NUT230 2
    Drugs and Society PHE040 2
    Healthful Living PHE044 2
    Contact Improv DRA043A 2
    Marine Environment Issues ESP111 1
    Toxic Tragedies ETX021 2
    Earthquakes GEL017 2