Summer Session at SF State

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Make graduation happen faster at SF State’s summer session! The College of Liberal & Creative Arts is offering 140 sections throughout four sessions, including many high-demand and upper-division general-education courses that will accelerate your path to graduation. With online courses available, you can study from anywhere in the world.

State University Grants and other forms of financial aid are available.

Go to the Financial Aid website to find out more. On-campus housing is also available. Contact housing@sfsu.edu or (415) 338-1067.

Summer 2018 LCA Courses

College of Liberal & Creative Arts Summer 2018 Courses: Session R1
Online Subject Catalog Course Title Day Mtg Start Mtg End
  ANTH 100 INTRO TO BIOL ANTHROPOLOGY TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE ANTH 110 INTRO TO ARCHAEOLOGY
  ART 231 DRAWING I M-R 01:15 PM 02:00 PM
  ART 231 DRAWING I M-R 02:10 PM 05:15 PM
  ART 240 INTRO TO CONTEMPO SCULPTURE M-R 09:10 AM 10:00 AM
  ART 240 INTRO TO CONTEMPO SCULPTURE M-R 10:10 AM 01:00 PM
  ART 245 INTRO TO CERAMICS M-R 09:00 AM 10:00 AM
  ART 245 INTRO TO CERAMICS M-R 10:10 AM 01:00 PM
  ART 400GW WRITING ABOUT ART - GWAR MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ART 406 RENAISSANCE ART TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  BECA 321 CRITICAL STUDY POPULAR CULTURE TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  BECA 340 MEDIA AESTHETICS I TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  BECA 348 VIDEO EDITING I MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
ONLINE BECA 390 THE AGE OF INFORMATION      
ONLINE C W 101 INTRO CREATIVE WRITING
ONLINE CINE 200 INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA STUDIES
ONLINE CINE 211 FILM HISTORY I      
ONLINE CINE 306 CHINESE DOCUMENTARY FILM
  CINE 310 WKSHP IN FILM PRODUCTION MWF 09:10 AM 12:00 PM
  CINE 310 WKSHP IN FILM PRODUCTION MWF 01:10 PM 04:00 PM
ONLINE CINE 340/341 CRITICAL STUDIES DISCUSSION GROUP    
CINE 510 DIRECTING VISUAL STYLE MWF 01:10 PM 02:00 PM
CINE 510 DIRECTING VISUAL STYLE MWF 10:10 AM 12:00 PM
  CLAS 260 GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  COMM 230 INTRO TO ARGUMENTATION & DEBATE TR 01:00 PM 05:00 PM
  COMM 531 CONFLICT RESOLUTION TR 02:00 PM 07:00 PM
  COMM 541 CRITICAL/CULTURE COMM MW 02:00 PM 07:00 PM
  CWL 250 FABLES AND TALES MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  DES 222 INTRO 2D DIGITAL DESIGN M-R 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  DES 222 INTRO 2D DIGITAL DESIGN M-R 02:00 PM 06:00 PM
  DES 300 DESIGN PROCESS M-R 02:00 PM 06:00 PM
  DES 324GW RESEARCH WRITING DESIGN - GWAR TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  DES 327 DIGITAL MEDIA 1 M-R 02:00 PM 06:00 PM
  ENG 114 1ST YEAR COMPOSITION TR 11:00 AM 03:00 PM
  ENG 209 1ST YEAR COMPOSTN-MULTILINGUAL MTR 11:10 AM 01:55 PM
  ENG 210 ORAL COMMUNICATN-MULTILINGUAL MTR 02:10 PM 04:55 PM
  ENG 215 2ND YEAR COMPOSTN MULTILINGUAL MTR 11:10 AM 01:55 PM
  ENG 255 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ENG 418 GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ENG 583 SHAKESPEARE-REPRESENT PLAYS TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  FR 101 1ST SEMESTER FRENCH M-R 12:15 PM 03:00 PM
  HIST 110 HIST OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION I TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  HIST 114 WORLD HISTORY TO 1500 TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  HIST 121 HIST OF US SINCE RECONSTRUCTN TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  HIST 313 COMP HIST OF LOVE & SEXUALITY MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
ONLINE HIST 315 HIST SCI FROM SCI REVOLUTION
  HIST 334 THE RENAISSANCE TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
ONLINE HUM 315 HIST SCI FROM SCI REVOLUTION
ONLINE HUM 345 HUMANISM AND MYSTICISM
ONLINE HUM 375 BIOGRAPHY OF A CITY
  HUM 376 SAN FRANCISCO ARR
ONLINE HUM 390 IMAGES OF EROTICISM
ONLINE I R 104 INTRO TO WORLD AFFAIRS
ONLINE I R 310 U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
ITAL 101 FIRST SEMESTER ITALIAN M-R 09:00 AM 11:45 AM
JAPN 102 SECOND SEMESTER JAPANESE M-R 12:15 PM 03:00 PM
ONLINE JAPN 395 ADV BUS JAPN: BUS WRITING
JOUR 395 ONLINE JOURNALISM MWF 12:15 PM 03:00 PM
LS 690 LIB STUDIES SR. SEMINAR TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE MUS 505 MUSIC OF WORLDS PEOPLES      
ONLINE MUS 601 MUSIC FOR CHILDREN      
  PHIL 101 INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE PHIL 110 CRITICAL THINKING I
  PHIL 111 ARTS OF QUANTITATIVE REASONING MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  PHIL 150 CONTEMP MORAL/POLITICAL ISSUES MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
PHIL 464 PHILOSOPHY AND FILM MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  PHIL 502 WORLD RELIGIONS TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  PHIL 717 PROJECTS - TEACHING PHILOSOPHY ARR
PLSI 150 CONTEMPT MORAL/POLITICAL ISSUES MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
ONLINE PLSI 200 AMERICAN POLITICS
PLSI 300 SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY - PL CI MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
PLSI 300 SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY - PL SCI MW 01:10 PM 03:40 PM
PLSI 478 JUDICIAL PROCESS M-R 12:15 PM 03:00 PM
PLSI 492 RESEARCH METHODS M-R 10:00 AM 11:55 AM
PLSI 492 RESEARCH METHODS ARR
PLSI 603 PUBLIC SERVICE INTERNSHIPS ARR
PLSI 604 INTERNSHIP SEMINAR ARR
PLSI 699 INDEPENDENT STUDY ARR
SPAN 215 SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPKR MWF 12:15 PM 03:00 PM
ONLINE TH A 200 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATRE
ONLINE TH A 205 INTRODUCTION TO TECH THEATRE DESIGN
ONLINE TPW 200 WRITING PRACTICES PROFESNL
  WGS 150 WOMEN & GENDER IN US HISTORY MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
College of Liberal & Creative Arts Summer 2018 Courses: Session R2
Online Subject Catalog Course Title Day Mtg Start Mtg End
ONLINE C W 512GW CRAFT OF FICTION - GWAR      
ONLINE DES 405 DEVELP PATENT & MARKET IDEAS
DES 505 SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT TWR 06:00 PM 09:25 PM
  DES 576 INTERNSHIP IN DAI R 06:00 PM 07:45 PM
  DES 576 INTERNSHIP IN DAI ARR
ONLINE IR 309GW IR ANALYSIS & APPLICATNS-GWAR
ONLINE TH A 200 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATRE      
ONLINE TH A 205 INTRODUCTION TO TECH THEATRE DESIGN      
ONLINE TPW 200 WRITING PRACTICES PROFESNL      
College of Liberal & Creative Arts Summer 2018 Courses: Session R3
Online Subject Catalog Course Title Day Mtg Start Mtg End
ART 201 WESTERN ART HISTORY I MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ART 205 ASIAN ART HISTORY TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ART 222 INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILE ART TR 09:00 AM 10:00 AM
  ART 222 INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILE ART TR 10:10 AM 12:55 PM
  BECA 300GW BECA RESEARCH - GWAR MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  BECA 350 MEDIA PERFORMANCE I TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  BECA 570 WRITING FOR ELECTRONIC MEDIA MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE C W 510 THE CREATIVE PROCESS
ONLINE CINE 212 FILM HISTORY II
ONLINE CINE 280 THE ANCIENT WORLD IN FILM
ONLINE CINE 303GW WRITING ABOUT CINEMA-GWAR
ONLINE CINE 344 FILM GENRE      
CINE 456 FEATURE SCREENWRITING I MWF 01:10 PM 02:00 PM
CINE 515 DIRECTING ACTORS MWF 10:10 AM 12:55 PM
CINE 515 DIRECTING ACTORS MWF 01:10 PM 03:55 PM
  CINE 532 INTL DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP ARR
ONLINE CLAS 280 THE ANCIENT WORLD IN FILM
  COMM 150 FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMM TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE COMM 344GW WRITING POPULAR MEDIA-GWAR
ONLINE COMM 670 SEMINAR IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
  CWL 260 MYTHS OF THE WORLD TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  ENG 114 1ST YEAR COMPOSITION MWR 10:10 AM 12:55 PM
  ENG 501 AGE OF CHAUCER MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ENG 611 MODERN CRITICISM TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  HIST 115 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  HIST 120 HIST OF US THRU RECONSTRUCTN MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  HIST 320 ARHAIC AND CLASSICAL GREECE TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  HIST 450 HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  HIST 620 PIRATES AND PIRACY TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
HUM 205 ASIAN ART HISTORY TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
HUM 220 VALUES AND CULTURE MW 01:00 PM 05:00 PM
ONLINE HUM 375 BIOGRAPHY OF A CITY
HUM 376 SAN FRANCISCO MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE I R 308 FUNDMENT IR THEORY ISSUES
ONLINE MUS 120 BASIC MUSIC I
MUS 120 BASIC MUSIC I MWF 10:10 AM 12:00 PM
  PHIL 101 INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
ONLINE PHIL 110 CRITICAL THINKING I
  PHIL 160 INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY OF THE ARTS MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
PHIL 383 ETHICS IN MEDICINE TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
PHIL 395 ETHICAL ISSUES: SCIENCE & TECH MW 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
  PHIL 509 THE BUDDHIST TRADITION TR 01:15 PM 05:15 PM
PHIL 717 PROJECTS - TEACHING PHILOSOPHY ARR
  PLSI 200 AMERICAN POLITICS TR 06:00 PM 10:00 PM
ONLINE PLSI 250 COMPARATIVE POLITICS
WGS 160 GENDER, POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP TR 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
  WGS 536 GENDER GLOBAL & WMN HUMAN RIGHTS MW 09:00 AM 01:00 PM
College of Liberal & Creative Arts Summer 2018 Courses: Session 4
Online Subject Catalog Course Title Day Mtg Start Mtg End
  ART 235 PRINTMAKING I MW 01:15 PM 02:00 PM
  ART 235 PRINTMAKING I MW 02:15 PM 05:15 PM
  ART 240 INTRO TO CONTEMPO SCULPTURE TR 01:10 PM 02:00 PM
  ART 240 INTRO TO CONTEMPO SCULPTURE TR 02:10 PM 05:00 PM
  BECA 695 PRACTICUM IN BECA ARR    
  BECA 699 INDEPENDENT STUDY ARR    
  BECA 899 INDEPENDENT STUDY ARR    
  COMM 695 INTERNSHIP/SVC LEARNING-COMM T 06:00 PM 09:40 PM
I R 550 PROSEM:FORGN POLICY ANLY TR 10:00 AM 12:30 PM
ONLINE JOUR 617 JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP      
JOUR 699 INDEPENDANT STUDY ARR