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Build your creative and professional skills with courses in art and design at UC Berkeley Extension. Choose an individual course of interest or enroll in a program that will help prepare you to pursue a new career. Our programs provide the opportunity to work with award-winning designers, artists and industry professionals, allowing you to refine your portfolio and cultivate a professional network. Evening, weekend and online classes offer the flexibility that fits your busy schedule. Courses are held in San Francisco, Berkeley and online.
Professional certificates are the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations to develop skills within specific disciplines. Learn more.
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Get an introduction to UX career paths, learn the essential skills necessary to become a successful UX practitioner, and get career guidance for transitioning into UX design. Course meets on Nov. 5. Learn more and enroll.
Study the fundamentals of rain water catchment using passive and active systems such as cisterns and infiltration basins, and learn the principles of low-impact development. Course starts Nov. 28. Learn more and enroll.
Acclaimed design and architecture book author and editor Diane Dorrans Saeks leads this inspirational and informational afternoon of private visits to the studios of three of San Francisco's most admired talents. Course meets on Nov. 3. Learn more and enroll.