• Summer Session

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  • Summer Session

  • Summer Session

Summer Session Class Schedule

Below is a listing of 2022 summer session courses. Please note that this list is subject to change. This list will be updated periodically, but be sure to refer to the Cal Poly Humboldt Class Schedule website for the most current course schedule before you register. See Summer Session registration for registration procedures.

Summer Session dates:

  • Second 5-week session: June 27-July 29 

  • First 5-week session: May 23-June 24 [REGISTRATION CLOSED]

  • Ten-week session: May 23-July 29 [REGISTRATION CLOSED]

Summer Session 2022 Classes
Course Number Title CR Time Instr
ANTH 302 31010 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Robertson
ANTH 305 31011 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. Recommended preparation: LD GE Area B: Life Forms.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Glenn
ART 100 31013 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Woglom
ART 103A 31016 Prehistoric to Medieval Art
First of a two-part survey of world art history. Covers art and architecture from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas from prehistory through the middle ages.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Conley
ART 105B 31012 Fundamentals of Drawing
Training in fundamentals of drawing: form, space, organization, composition. Various drawing materials and techniques.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Atherton
ART 108 31015 Digital Media I
Introduction to principles, tools and methodologies of graphic design. Introduction to industry-standard software including Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop within the context of visual problem-solving.
3 M 8-10:50 Nachtigall
ART 251 31014 Photography I
Fundamentals of digital camera functions and introduction to digital imaging software. Exploration of creative image control and visual communication through lens-based image making.
3 W 8-10:50 Hill
ART 303 31125 Global Contemporary Art
This course explores global contemporary art and theory (post-1970). Emphasis is placed on understanding major trends as well as theoretical models so that students can generate their own informed analysis.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Alderson
BA 250 31017 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.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Zender
BA 360 31018 Principles of Finance
Basic skills for analyzing financial data. Time value of money; techniques and ratios commonly used in financial analysis.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Panta
BA 370 31019 Principles of Management
Theory, behavior, production and operations, and interpersonal communication in organizations: large or small, profit or nonprofit, domestic or international.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Stumpf
BA 340 31020 Principles of Marketing
Domestic and international institutions, concepts, and management processes in marketing. Marketing research. Simulations, cases, exercises. Computer applications.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Sleeth-Keppler
BIOL 105 31068 Principles of Biology
Fundamental processes of life. Structure and function of cells, genetics, evolution, and ecology.
4 TR 11-11:50 AM Montgomery
BIOL 105 31069 Principles of Biology - LAB
Fundamental processes of life. Structure and function of cells, genetics, evolution, and ecology.
LAB TR 12-1:50 PM Montgomery
BIOL 102 31070 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Burrell
BIOL 102L 31072 Human Biology Lab
Laboratory focusing on human anatomy, physiology, and genetics. Not intended for majors in science, natural resources, or kinesiology.
1 Virtual Asynchronous Burrell
BOT 300 31021 Plants & Civilization
Plants that have played important roles in our economic, social, and cultural development. Ethnobotanical aspects of edible, medicinal, and psychoactive plants. Intended for non-majors. Cannot be used to satisfy major or minor requirements in the Department of Biological Sciences.
3 MTWRF 1-2:50 Henkel
BOT 350 31073 Plant Taxonomy
Identify ferns, gymnosperms, and flowering plants. Recognize families and key plants in the local flora.
4 MTWR 8-9:15 Brandt
BOT 350 31074 Plant Taxonomy - LAB
Identify ferns, gymnosperms, and flowering plants. Recognize families and key plants in the local flora.
LAB MTWR 10:15-2 Brandt
CHEM 109 31130 General Chemistry I
Fundamental concepts: chemical foundations, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, gases, thermochemistry, atomic theory, bonding, liquids, solutions. For students in science, engineering, and related majors.
5 MTWR 9-11:15 Cappuccio
CHEM 109 31135 General Chemistry I - SECOND LEC
Fundamental concepts: chemical foundations, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, gases, thermochemistry, atomic theory, bonding, liquids, solutions. For students in science, engineering, and related majors.
2ND LEC M 12-2:50 Cappuccio
CHEM 109 31134 General Chemistry I - LAB
Fundamental concepts: chemical foundations, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, gases, thermochemistry, atomic theory, bonding, liquids, solutions. For students in science, engineering, and related majors.
LAB TWR 12-2:50 Cappuccio
CHEM 107 31128 Fundamentals of Chemistry
Terminal course. Fundamental concepts and applications of general and inorganic chemistry.
4 MTWR 12-1:20 Burrell
CHEM 107 31129 Fundamentals of Chemistry - LAB
Terminal course. Fundamental concepts and applications of general and inorganic chemistry.
LAB TWR 2-2:50 Burrell
CHEM 228 31126 Brief Organic Chemistry
For majors in biological science/natural resource areas. Nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis, and reactions of compounds representing major functional group categories. Reaction mechanisms emphasized.
4 MTWR 12-2:50 Schineller
CHEM 228 31127 Brief Organic Chemistry - LAB
For majors in biological science/natural resource areas. Nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis, and reactions of compounds representing major functional group categories. Reaction mechanisms emphasized.
LAB TWR 9-11:50 Schineller
COMM 100 31075 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Introductory course. Develop oral communication abilities for functioning effectively in various settings. Fundamental communication theory.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Hahn
COMM 103 31024 Critical Listening & Thinking
From listener's (consumer's) perspective, apply reasoned inquiry in evaluating marketplace communication.
3 TWR 10-2:30 Mackinney
COMM 300 31023 American Public Discourse
Critique genres of discourse and their importance in American culture.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Frye
COMM 309b 31022 Gender and Communication
Critique relationship of gender to communication as viewed from perspectives of sciences, social sciences, and arts/humanities.
3 Mon-Thurs, 9-11 am Schnurer
CRGS/ES/WS 105 31025 Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Comparative history of racialized groups in the US, with particular emphases on the manner in which race, ethnicity, class, and gender inform this history.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Bell
CRGS/ES/WS 308 31026 Multi-Ethnic Resistance
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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Bell
CRGS/ES/WS 313 31027 Community Activism
Develop organizational and activist skills, understand how social change occurs, link theory to concrete organizing practice in the community. course blends critical analysis of organizing theories/ methods with hands-on projects.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Ruiz
ENGL 102 31077 Composition and Rhetoric A
First semester of year-long course emphasizing analytical reading, critical thinking, and rhetoric. Writing developed through workshop, collaboration, reflection, and revision. Introduction to research. Preparation for ENGL 103. Culminates in semester project.
3 MTWR 9-12 Hernandez
ENGL 103 31076 Composition and Rhetoric B
Second semester of year-long writing course. Emphasizes rhetorical knowledge, writing in multiple genres, and writing as a socially situated practice. Writing workshop, research, collaboration, and revision. Culminates in writing portfolio.
3 MTWR 9-12 Hernandez
ENGL 104 31078 Accelerated Comp and Rhetoric
Accelerated writing course emphasizing rhetorical knowledge, writing in multiple genres, critical thinking, and writing as a socially situated practice. Writing workshop, research, collaboration, and revision. Culminates in writing portfolio.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Hernandez
ESM 305 31083/31154 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.
3 M 9-10, W 2-5 Benson
ESM 308 31084 Ecotopia (8 week)
Interdisciplinary study of redwood ecosystem biophysical and cultural characteristics. Guest presentations, discussion/activity sessions.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Murphy
FOR 359 31028 California & US Forest & Wildland Policy
US and California government and policies are introduced with an emphasis on the interactions between these institutions and natural resource management. Regulations are analyzed from creation to implementation and interpretation. Meets requirement in "US Constitution and California State and Local Government" established by CA legislature.
3 R 5:30-8:10 Boston
GEOG 100 31029 Critical Thinking: Technology
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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Perdue
GEOG 300 31030 Global Awareness
Analyze current world conflicts and problem areas. Spatial, social, economic, political, and environmental realities.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Johnson
GSP 101 31085/31136 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. Recommended preparation: basic computer literacy.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Malloy
GSP 316 31119/31118 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.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Rock
GSP 270 31031/31150 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Malloy
HED 100 31032 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Bloedon
HED 231 31033 Basic Human Nutrition
Nutrient requirements for healthy living. Analyze food sources, function of nutrients, chemical processing, and food absorption. Recommended preparation: chemistry.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Bloedon
HIST 110 31036 US 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 Virtual Asynchronous Geck
HIST 111 31034 US History Since 1877
Selected topics. Sources and conditioning factors of American social, political, and economic systems from 1877. Meets requirement in US history established by California legislature.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Paulet
JMC 490 31166 Journalism Special Topic: Kinetic Race
Students in this course will gain real world broadcast experience covering Humboldt County's largest event, the Grand Kinetic Championship, a kinetic sculpture race during Memorial Day weekend. Students will report updates along the race route, conduct interviews with race participants and spectators, shoot photos of kinetic machines, provide updates on social media and broadcast on KRFH student radio on 105.1FM and at KRFH.net.
2 Hybrid Berkowitz
KINS 379 31037/31155 Exercise Physiology
How the body responds, adjusts, and adapts to exercise. Muscular, circulatory, respiratory, energy, and endocrine systems.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Lankford
MATH 101T 31113 Trigonometry
Trigonometric functions, their graphs, inverses and applications, radian measure, solving triangles, trigonometric identities and equations, laws of sines and cosines, polar coordinates, vectors.
3 MTWR 9-10:55 Haag
MATH 105 31114 Calculus for Biological Sciences & Natural Resources
Differential and integral calculus. Apply to biological sciences, including exponential growth and decay.
3 MTWR 10-1:55 Haag
MATH 109 31038 Calculus I
Limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, and their applications.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Evans
MUS 104 31041 Intro to Music
Non-music majors learn styles, techniques, and forms of various musical periods. Lectures, recordings, concerts. Acquire greater understanding and enjoyment of music.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Ryder
MUS 301 31040 Rock: An American Music
Major artists and movements of rock music studied in social, historical, and musical contexts. Pioneers of the 50s through today's rebellion, experimentation, and new trends.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Kaufman
MUS 302 31039 Music in World Culture
Explores the musical traditions of African, Indian, Asian, Indonesian, Latin American, and Caribbean cultures compared in artistic, social, religious, and political contexts.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Novotney
NAS 104 31120 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).
3 Virtual Asynchronous Risling Baldy
NAS 200 31122 Indigenous Peoples of US History
How U.S. policies governing tribes are shaped by societal views of Indigenous Peoples. Analyze documents following history of federal Indian policy. Interactions among diverse Native, European, African, and Asian Americans. Meets requirement in U.S. history established by California legislature.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Begay
NAS 306 31121 Indigenous Peoples of Americas
Traditional cultures, historical development, and contemporary social and political situations.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Marshall
NAS 332 31123 Environmental Justice
Issues/ concerns that led to Executive Order 12898 (environmental policies and conflicts between industries and those seeking environmental protection, including Alaska Native villages, "lower 48" tribes, grassroot community organizations).
3 Virtual Asynchronous Risling Baldy
PE 157 31086 Strength Fitness
No scheduled hours; individualized weight program during open hours.
1   Petersen
PE 157 31087 Strength Fitness
No scheduled hours; individualized weight program during open hours.
1   Petersen
PHIL 100 31042 Logic
Study of correct reasoning. Sentential logic, informal fallacies, and certain paradigms of inductive reasoning. Nature of language, artificial and natural.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Shaeffer
PHIL 106 31043 Moral Controversies
Major moral theories applied to contemporary issues, such as: environmental ethics, abortion, discrimination, world hunger, the death penalty, euthanasia, homosexuality, and same-sex marriage.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Shaeffer
PHYX 303 31088 Life in the Universe
Scholarly discussion of the probability that there are planets with life elsewhere in the universe, starting from current ideas about the origin and evolution of our solar system and life. Not intended for Physics majors.
3 MTWR 10-11:55 Mitchell
PSCI 110 31044 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 Virtual Asynchronous Burkhalter
PSYC 100 31046 Psychology of Critical Thinking
Examines logical errors and cognitive distortions; analysis of argument and persuasion techniques; how to evaluate the reliability of information sources; development of critical thinking and scientific reasoning regarding human behavior.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Souter
PSYC 104 31089/31151 Intro Psychology
Overview of core content such as neuroscience, learning, human development, research methods, psychological disorders/treatments, social influences on behavior. Participation in research studies required. Prerequisite for all other PSYC courses.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Souter
PSYC 311 31090 Human Development
Overview of developmental changes across the human life span: conception through adulthood. Relevant psychological theories, research literature.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Villarreal
PSYC 321 31091 Intro Behavioral Neuroscience
How brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, hormones, and genetics affect behavior. Biochemistry, neuroanatomy, and neurophysiology information supplied in class, so specific background in these subjects not required.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Hahn
PSYC 323 31093 Sensation & Perception
Role of senses in acquiring information. Integrating sensory processes to form perceptual representations of the environment.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Hahn
PSYC 335 31092 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Gaffney
PSYC 337 31137 Personality Theory
Psychoanalysis, behaviorism, humanistic psychology. Research implications, practical application, critical evaluation.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Padrón
REC 100 31149 Leisure in Society
Explore leisure experiences, leisure professions and the effects of leisure on individual and community wellbeing. Examine the role of leisure in diverse communities. Develop knowledge of local leisure providers and activities, and develop leisure habits for increased personal wellbeing.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Pachmayer
RS 105 31094 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Biondo
RS 301 31095 Religion in America
Surveys American religious diversity exploring the formative role played by religion in American identity, values, and experience, including critical topical issues from politics, sexuality, environment, education, terrorism etc.
3 Virtual Asynchronous Hart
SOC 104 31132/31152 Intro to Sociology
Study of social patterns across groups, social institutions, and societies. Socialization, social interaction, inequalities, change, social issues, and social science research. Relationship of self and society.
3 Hybrid TWR 9-12 Eichstedt
STAT 109 31096/31153 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.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Hasan
SW 101 31060 Intro to SW & SW 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.
3 Virtual Asynchronous O'Neill
WLDF 309 31097 Case Studies in Enviromental Ethics
Human influence on distribution of world's fauna. Ethical perspectives.
3 MTWR 9-11:50 Uribe
ZOOL 270 31100 Human Anatomy
Gross and microscopic anatomy of human body. Demonstrations on cadavers; microscopic work. Intended for Kinesiology and Pre-Professional Health students.
4 Virtual Asynchronous Giacomini
ZOOL 270 31133 Human Anatomy
Gross and microscopic anatomy of human body. Demonstrations on cadavers; microscopic work. Intended for Kinesiology and Pre-Professional Health students.
Lab Virtual Asynchronous Giacomini
ZOOL 356 31098 Mammalogy
Comparative mammalian biology. Systematics, morphology, behavior, reproduction, physiology, ecology, zoogeography.
3 TWR 11-11:50 Melendez
ZOOL 356 31099 Mammalogy
Comparative mammalian biology. Systematics, morphology, behavior, reproduction, physiology, ecology, zoogeography.
Lab TR 2-4 Melendez