Courses By General Education Code

Here is a list of courses for the Summer quarter listed by the General Education Code that they cover. Click [show] for each GE to see all available courses. To see which GEs you still need to fulfill, you can go to MyUCSC, click on the My Academics tile, and then click on the Advisement Report on the left.  

CC [show]

Session 1:

ANTH 2 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

HIS 181A Postcolonial Britian and France

LALS 56 The Right to Health 

LING 132 California Englishes 

MUSC 80X Music of South Asia

POLI 140D Politics of East Asia

SOCY 15 World Society 

Session 2:

ANTH 110P India and Indian Diaspora through Film

CRES 153 A Radical History of the Korean War 

HAVC 28 Ghosts, Haunting, Memory, and Erasure in the Films of Asia

HUMN 35 Language Technology: Themes Across Cultures and Histories

LALS 39 Queer Indigenous Histories in the Americas 

LGST/POLI 116 Comparative Law 

LGST/POLI 158 Law and Politics of Memory  

LIT 133C Modern Japanese Novel: Japan's I-Novel & Other Autobiographical Writing from East Asia

SPAN 5M Medical Spanish 


PHIL 22 - Introduction to Ethical Theory

ER [show]

Session 1:

ANTH 130I Cultures of India

CRES 10 Critical Race and Ethnic Studies: An Introduction

EDUC 181 Race, Class, and Culture in Education

HIS 10B United States HIstory, 1877 to 1977

HIS 106B Asian and Asian American History, 1941-Present 

HIS 139L A More Perfect Union: Race Relations, Civil Rights, and the Federal Government during the 20th Century

HUMN 45 Race and Technology

LALS 1 Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies

LING 131 Spanglish: Language and Identities through Contact 

MUSC 81D Music and Empire

Session 2:

ANTH 130O Native Feminisms, Gender, and Settler Colonialism

EDUC/CRES 121 The Struggle for K-12 Ethnic Studies

FMST 145 RAcial and Gender Formations in the U.S.

HIS 10A United States History to 1877

HISC 130 Blackness and the Psychoanalytic Imaginary

LALS 45 Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender

MUSC 81C Global Popular Music

THEA 166 Ballet: A History

IM [show]

Session 1:

CMPM 80K-01 Foundations of Video Game Design

EDUC 102 Education, Media, and Society

FILM 136D Documentary Film and Video

HAVC 117 Contemporary Art of Africa 

HAVC 141K Activist Art Since 1960: Art, Technology, Activism

HISC 138 Fascism and Film

HUMN 55 Technologies and Representation 

MUSC 11A Introduction to Western Classical Music

THEA 20-01 Introductory Studies in Acting

Session 2:

ANTH 110Q Queer Sexuality in Black Popular Culture 

CMPM 80K-02 Foundations of Video Game Design 

DANM 51 Queer and Trans Art History Since Stonewall 

DANM 52 Altering the Digital Image and Creative Art Practices 

HAVC 141C Modern Art: Pop To Present

HIS 139M Murders, Witches, and Rebels: Depicting Difference in Colonial Latin America

LALS 75 Art and Social Change in Latin America: Diego Rivera

LALS 78 Anti-Colonial Dancing of the Americas

MUSC 80V The Music of The Beatles

MUSC 105L The Music and Life of Prince

STAT 17L Statistical Methods for Business and Economics Laboratory ( 2 credits)

THEA 10 Introduction to Theater Design and Technology 

THEA 20-02 Introductory Studies in Acting


CRWN 70B Intro to Broadcast Media and Podcasting

MF [show]

Session 1:

AM 10 Mathematical Methods for Engineers I

MATH 3-01 Precalculus 

MATH 11A Calculus with Applications

MATH 19A-01 Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

MATH 19B-01 Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

MATH 21-01 Linear Algebra

MATH 22 Introduction to Calculus of Serveral Variables 

MATH 23A-01 Vector Calculus

MATH 23B-01 Vector Calculus


CSE 16 Applied Discrete Mathematics

CSE 20 Beginning Programming in Python

PHYS 5A Introduction to Physics I

Session 2:

AM 20 Mathematical Methods for Engineers II

LING 53 Semantics I

MATH 3-02 Precalculus 

MATH 11B Calculus with Applications

MATH 16A Mathematicss for Life and Environmental Sciences

MATH 19A-02 Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

MATH 19B-02 Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

MATH 21-02 Linear Algebra

MATH 23A-02 Vector Calculus

MATH 23B-02 Vector Calculus

MATH 100-02 Introduction to Proof and Problem Solving


MATH 100-01 Introduction to Proof and Problem Solving

PHIL 9 Introduction to Logic

PHYS 6A Introductory Physics 

PE-E [show]

Session 1:

ENVS 65 Introduction to Fresh Water: Processes and Policy

MUSC 80K Sound in Art, Science, and the Environment

Session 2:

ANTH 110I Cultures of Sustainability and Social Justice

ENVS 25 Environmental Policy & Economics

ESCI 30 Biological Principles of Environmental Sciences 

PE-H [show]

Session 1:

ARTG 50 Play as a Radical Endeavor

COWL 140 Designing Your Life

ECON 1-01 Introductory Microeconomics: Resource Allocation and Market Structure

ECON 20 Economics for Non-Majors

HIS 39G History in Action: Oral History in Practice

PHIL 23 Philosophy of Cognitive Science

PSYC 1-01 Introduction to Psychology

SOCY 136 Social Psychology 


PHIL 17 Feminist Philosophy 

Session 2:

ANTH 107B Methods and Research in Biological Anthropology: Stable Isotopes

ECON 1-02 Introductory Microeconomics: Resource Allocation and Market Structure

ECON 2-02 Introductory Macroeconomics: Aggregate Economic Activity

EDUC 10 Introduction to Learning

MERR 41 Pandemics and Planetary Health

MUSC 80O Music, Politics, and Protest

PSYC 1-02 Introduction to Psychology

PE-T [show]

Session 1:

CMPM 80H Human-Centered AI

HUMN 15 Ethics and Technology

LALS 129S Memoria en Las Américas

LIT 61U Introduction to Speculative Fiction

SOCY 115 Introduction to Sound Studies

Session 2:

FILM 80V Video Games and Visual Culture

FILM 136C Visual Culture and Technology: History of New Media 


ART 80T Digital Tools for Contemporary Art Practice

PR-C [show]

Session 1:

ART 20G Introduction to Printmaking and Drawing

ART 135 Digital Painting

CMPM 179 Game Design Practicum

DANM 250I Interdisciplinary Arts Production Lab

ENVS 18-01 Natural History Illustration

FILM 20P Introduction to Production Technique

FILM 150 Screenwriting

KRSG 65W-01 Creative Writing

LIT 179C Methods and Materials

MUSC 53A Beginning Ghanaian Ensemble (2 credits)

MUSC 58 Songwriting Craft and Practice

PRTR 41I Improvisation

THEA 14 Drawing

THEA 145R From Hamlet to Hamilton: Performing Rhythm and Rhyme in the Twenty-first Century

Session 2:

ART 20K Introduction to New Media and Digital Artmaking

ART 132 Figure Painting

ARTG 91 Introduction to Game Art Production

ENVS 18-02 Natural History Illustration

FILM 171C Special Topics Workshop: Found Footage

KRSG 65W-02 Creative Writing

MUSC 5A West Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Beginning (2 credits)

MUSC 73 Music and Ocean

PRTR 141W Improvisation Workshop

THEA 30 Introduction to Dance Theory and Technique

8 Week:

CMPM 180 Topics in Computational Media - Games and Climate Change

10 Week:

ARTG 118 Character Creation for Video Games

ARTG 132 3D Character Rigging and Animation for Video Games

Special Session:

(Dates TBA) ART 155 Photo Field Research Quarter, California Road Trip

PR-E [show]

Session 1:

ECON 50 Economics, Science, and Policy of Climate Change

KRSG 60C Prison Narratives

Session 2:

HIS 39H U.S. Bases in Asia Pacific: Power, Pollution, and Protest

KRSG 2 The Power of Filmmaking 

PSYC 182 Qualitative Research Methods


CRWN 90 Start-up Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA)

PR-S [show]


CRWN 95 GetVirtual Business Assistance


CMMU 105A Full Time Field Study

CMMU 105B Full Time Field Study

CMMU 105C Full Time Field Study

LGST 185 Legal Studies Internship/Field Seminar: Experiences in Law, Policy, and Society

STEV 27 Service Learning (2 credits)

SI [show]

Session 1:

CHEM 3A General Chemistry

EART 189B Summer Field Study

ENVS 23 The Physical and Chemical Environment

OCEA 1 The Oceans

Session 2:

ANTH 1 Introduction to Biological Anthropology

ANTH 3 Introduction to Archaeology

EART 3 Geology of National Parks

EART 5/L California Geology

GCH 1 Foundations for Global and Community Health 

LING 50 Introduction to Linguistics

SOCY 146 Introduction to Population Health


PHYS 6B Introductory Physics II


PHYS 6B Introductory Physics II

SR [show]

Session 1:

CMMU 30 Numbers for Social Justice

ECON 113-01 Introduction to Econometrics 

PSYC 2 Introduction to Psychological Statistics

STAT 5 Statistics

STAT 131 Introduction to Probability Theory

Session 2:

ECON 113-02 Introduction to Econometrics 

LALS 15 Truth, Justice, and Statistics 

LING 171 Psycholinguistics I

OCEA 90 Fundamentals of Climate

STAT 7 Statistical Methods For The Biological, Environmental, and Health Sciences

STAT 17 Statistical Methods for Business and Economics

STAT 131-02 Statistics Introduction to Probability Theory


PHYS 133 Intermediate Laboratory

TA [show]

Session 1:

ANTH 100-01 History and Theory of Biological Anthropology

CRWN 80F Science Fictions

HISC 80S War and the Media

HISC 82 Another Brick in the Wall

LING 80K-01 Invented Languages, from Elvish to Esperanto 

LIT 61K Introduction to the Fairy Tale

LIT 116G Victorian Monsters

LIT 120F Topics in Modern Poetry

LIT 166A Representations of Gender in Medieval Literature 

MATH 181 History of Mathematics

MERR 60-01 Fake News: Its History and Why We Need Critical Media Literacy

Session 2:

ANTH 100-02 History and Theory of Biological Anthropology

HIS 39F Expansion, Power, and Change: Christian World Missions and Missionaries 

HIS 100 Historical Skills and Methods

HIS 167A The First World War

HISC 108 Parables for a Warming Planet: The Politics of Climate Change

HUMN 25 Humans and Machines, a History

LALS 151 Race & Mobility

LING 80K-02 Invented Languages, from Elvish to Esperanto 

LIT 60A The Graphic Novel: Memoirs

LIT 102 Translation Theory

LIT 111D William Shakespeare

LIT 112C Charles Dickens

LIT 120A Topics in Poetry

MERR 60-02 Fake News: Its History and Why We Need Critical Media Literacy


PHIL 11 Introduction to Philosophy

American History and Institutions Requirement [show]

Session 1:

HIS 10A United States History 1877

Session 2:

HIS 10B United States History, 1877 to 1977 

EDUC 164 Urban Education