• HSU Summer Session

  • HSU Summer Session

HSU Summer Class Schedule

Summer Session 2020

Below is a listing of available 2020 summer session online courses. Please note that this list is subject to change. We will update this list periodically, but be sure to refer to the HSU Registrar's website for the most current course schedule before you register.

Registration opens April 13, 2020. Classes start May 26. Fees are $289 per unit (for example, a 3-unit class is $867).

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Course Number Title Units Time Instructor
ANTH 302 31039 Anthropology of Religion
Theoretical perspectives and modes of analysis of religious belief systems and practices. Focus: preliterate and peasant religions, including ritual, magic, and symbol systems. [DCG-n. D-UD.].
3 ONL Robertson
ANTH 305 31040 Human Evolutionary Health
How the biology, behavior, diet, strategies, and experiences of our ancestors are reflected in and affect us today; examine human biocultural diversity within the context of evolutionary history. [Rec: LD GE Area B: Life Forms. DCG-n, B-UD.]
3 ONL Glenn
ART 100 31005 Global Perspectives in Art
Designed for the non-art major, this course explores contemporary art from around the world. The social, political, and cultural contexts in which the art was produced is explored. [Does not apply toward art studio, art history, or art education majors/minors. DCG-n. C-LD.]
3 ONL Alderson
BA 250 31068 Financial Accounting
First course in accounting. Measurement and reporting principles used in US to prepare financial reports for investors/creditors. Computer applications demonstrate design of accounting information systems. [Prereq: MATH 104 or MATH 104i or STAT 108 or STAT 108i. Weekly: 4 hrs lect/disc.]
4 ONL Qu
BA 340 31069 Principles of Marketing
Domestic and international institutions, concepts, and management processes in marketing. Marketing research. Simulations, cases, exercises. Computer applications.
4 ONL Sleeth-Keppler
BA 360 31070 Principles of Finance
Basic skills for analyzing financial data. Time value of money; techniques and ratios commonly used in financial analysis. [Prereq: BA 250; MATH 104 or MATH 104i or STAT 108 or STAT 108i.]
4 ONL Panta
BA 370 31071 Principles of Management
Theory, behavior, production and operations, and interpersonal communication in organizations: large or small, profit or nonprofit, domestic or international.
4 ONL Stumpf
BIOL 102 31006 Human Biology
The human animal as a biological entity: structure, function, health and disease, evolution and behavior. Not intended for majors in science, natural resources, or kinesiology. [Weekly: 3 hrs lect. B-LD]
3 ONL Burrell
BIOL 102L 31007 Human Biology Lab
Laboratory focusing on human anatomy, physiology, and genetics. Not intended for majors in science, natural resources, or kinesiology. [Coreq: BIOL 102. Weekly: 3 hrs lab. B-LD]
1 ONL Burrell
COMM 300 31052 American Public Discourse
Critique genres of discourse and their importance in American culture. [DCG-d. C-UD.]
3 ONL Frye
ESM 305 31015 Environ Conflict Resolution
Introduction to conflict theory as applied in complex natural resource disputes. Skill development in planning culturally appropriate and inclusive public participation processes, meeting facilitation, and conflict mediation. Comparison of options for nonviolent conflict management. [Prereq: sophomore standing or greater. Weekly: 2 hrs lect, 2 hrs activ. D-UD.]
3 ONL Benson
ESM 308 31016 Ecotopia
Interdisciplinary study of redwood ecosystem biophysical and cultural characteristics. Guest presentations, disc/activ sessions. [Prereq: lower division GE area B completed. B-UD.]
3 ONL Murphy
ES 308 31058 Multi-Ethnic Resistance in the U.S.
Examines historical/sociocultural perspectives of US ethnic minorities. Investigates marginalized communities' rebellion/sustained resistance against past/present oppression. Examines role of state and marginalized groups' agency in challenging national narratives. [DCG-d. D-UD.]
3 ONL Bell
GEOG 100 31105 Critical Thinking: Technology & the Digital World
Develop critical thinking skills and analytical reasoning through the investigation of privacy, security, new content, and location-aware services in mobile and web-based technologies. [A-LD.]
3 ONL Perdue
GEOG 300 31017 Global Awareness
Analyze current world conflicts and problem areas. Spatial, social, economic, political, and environmental realities. [DCG-n. D-UD.]
3 ONL Johnson
GEOL 106 31057 Earthquake Country
Understanding and preparing for earthquakes. Causes and effects of earth tremors; mechanics of earthquakes; how quakes are located and measured; earthquake risk and hazards; earthquake potential in California; earthquake prediction. Not intended for geology majors. [B-LD.]
3 ONL Admire
GSP 101 31018 Geospatial Concepts
Overview: scale, coordinates, geodesy, direction, projections, surveying, global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), cartography; historical context illustrating how maps depict spatial relationships, chart power, convey authority. [Coreq: GSP 101L. Rec: basic computer literacy. D-LD.]
2 ONL Malloy
GSP 101L 31019 Geospatial Concepts Lab
Traditional and computer lab activities to develop understanding of scale, coordinate systems, geodesy, direction, projections, surveying, global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), cartography. [Rec: basic computer literacy. D-LD.]
1 ONL Malloy
GSP 270 31021 Geographic Information Science
Introductory course in Geographic Information Science and spatial analysis involving collection, manipulation, display, and analysis of geographically referenced data. Raster and Vector data, overlays, buffer, proximity analysis and SQL queries. [Prereq: GSP 101 and GSP 101L. Weekly: 2 hrs lect, 3 hrs lab.]
3 ONL Gwenzi
GSP 316 31023 Cartography
Cartographic visualization and map design principles through GIS and illustration programs, the selection of appropriate map projections, data classification, color, visual variables, charts, graphs, and diagrams. [Prereq: GSP 101(C) and GSP 101L(C). Weekly: 3 hrs lect, 3 hrs lab.]
4 ONL Rock
HED 231 31077 Basic Human Nutrition
Nutrient requirements for healthy living. Analyze food sources, function of nutrients, chemical processing, and food absorption. [Rec: chemistry.]
3 ONL Bloedon
HED 400 31129 Sound Mind-Sound Body
Optimum health. Sound mind in a sound body (interrelationship), exercise physiology, human sexuality and childbirth, nutrition, stress, death/dying, psychophysical and behavior, holistic medicine, somatology. [E-LD.]
3 ONL Bloedon
HIST 110 31024 U.S. History to 1877
Selected topics. Sources and conditioning factors of American social, political, and economic systems to 1877. Meets requirement in US history established by California legislature.
3 ONL Aronoff
JMC 302 31025 Mass Media & Popular Arts
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3 ONL Burstiner
JMC 309 31026 Analyzing Mass Media Messages
Analyze mass media materials prepared by practitioners in arts, humanities, social sciences, and science and technology. Oral and written discussion of materials and related topics. [C-UD; D-UD.]
3 ONL Pike
MATH 109 31027 Calculus I
Limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, and their applications. [Prereq: MATH 101T or MATH 102. B-LD.]
4 ONL Evans
MUS 104 31028 Introduction to Music
Non-music majors learn styles, techniques, and forms of various musical periods. Lectures, recordings, concerts. Acquire greater understanding and enjoyment of music. [C-LD.]
3 ONL Ryder
NAS 104 31059 Intro to Native American Studies
Origins and development of content/method in NAS. Contrast the field with adjoining and contributing disciplines (anthropology, history, sociology, and humanities). [DCG-d. D-LD.]
3 ONL Esquivido
NAS 306 31060 Indigenous Peoples of Americas
Traditional cultures, historical development, and contemporary social and political situ- ations. [DCG-d. D-UD.]
3 ONL Lumsden
PHIL 309B 31061 Perspectives: Humanities/Science/Social Science
Critique perspectives, modes of inquiry, and products of the humanities, biological and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and their relationships. [B-UD; C-UD; D-UD.]
3 ONL Shaeffer
PSCI 110 31029 American Government
Political values, institutions, and patterns of influence in law and governance, including relations among the nation, tribes, and the state of California. Meets requirement in "US Constitution and California state and local government" established by legislature.
3 ONL Zerbe
PSYC 311 31031 Human Development
Overview of developmental changes across the human life span: conception through adulthood. Relevant psychological theories, research literature. [Prereq: PSYC 240 (C) or PSYC 242 (C).]
3 ONL Villarreal
PSYC 321 31032 Intro Behavioral Neuroscience
How brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, hormones, and genetics affectbehavior. Biochemistry, neuroanatomy, and neurophysiology information supplied in class, so specific background in these subjects not required. [Prereq: PSYC 104 with a grade of C- or higher.]
3 ONL Hahn
PSYC 335 31033 Social Psychology
Examines how people's cognitions, attitudes, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others; focus on group processes, intergroup relations, culture, and socialization. [Prereq: PSYC 240 or PSYC 242.]
3 ONL Gaffney-Wasdyke
RS 105 31034 World Religions
Examines six of the following traditions in light of human quest for transcendence: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Zen, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Films augment lectures. [DCG-n. C-LD.]
3 ONL Hart
RS 300 31050 Living Myths
Examines how a culture's "sacred stories" express worldview, guide behavior, and empower personal quests for meaning. Sections offered under the following themes: War and Peace, Quest for Self, Beyond the Hero. [C-UD.]
3 ONL Biondo
SW 101 31037 Intro to Social Work & Social Work Institutions
Using a generalist and decolonizing model, course addresses intersectional concerns around power, privilege, resistance, and struggle in relation to social, environmental and economic justice along with methods for facilitating change. [D-LD or E-LD; DCG-d.]
3 ONL Cole
STAT 109 31036 Introductory Biostatistics
Descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, confidence intervals, contingency tests, regression and correlation, tests of hypothesis, analysis of variance. Emphasis: methods and applications used in the biological and natural resource sciences. [Prereq: MATH 101 or MATH 101i or MATH 102 (may be concurrent with IA) or equivalent, or IA. Weekly: 3 hrs lect, 2 hrs activ. B-LD.]
4 ONL Hasan