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Humanities courses

Become a true global citizen—improve your language proficiency to enrich your social, cultural and professional experiences. Round out your education with courses on history, literature, philosophy and cultural studies. Brush up on your conversational French, learn Mandarin for your next business trip to China, or improve your English writing and speaking skills.

Courses in Humanities and Languages

Pick and choose the courses that work for your educational goals, schedule and needs. Enrolling in a course is as simple as:

  1. Select the course you're interested in.
  2. Choose a section that works for your schedule.
  3. Add it to your cart.
  4. Log in or create a student account.
  5. Checkout
If your course is currently not available, it will be in an upcoming term. If you'd like to be notified when a certain course is available for enrollment, please contact the academic department to learn when the course will be available.

Enrolling in any of the online courses listed below is as easy as:

  1. Select the course you're interested in.
  2. Choose a section that works for your schedule.
  3. Add it to your cart.
  4. Log in or create a student account.
  5. Checkout
Learn more about learning in the online environment.

Courses are offered in Berkeley, San Francisco or Belmont. Enrolling in any of the classroom courses listed below is as easy as:

  1. Select the course you're interested in.
  2. Choose a section that works for your schedule.
  3. Add it to your cart.
  4. Log in or create a student account.
  5. Checkout

Please use the course search to find courses within this area of study.

Professional Programs of Study in Humanities and Languages

Professional Programs of Study

  • focused subject concentrations
  • usually 3 or more coordinated courses
  • develop a skill set within a specific area or discipline
  • can carry continuing education units (CEU) or other professional licensure credits