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ANTH 100* — History and Theory of Biological Anthropology
ANTH 130I — Cultures of India
ANTH 103* — Forensic Anthropology (hybrid)
ANTH 103I* — Forensic Anthropology
ANTH 110I* — Cultures of Sustainability and Social Justice
ANTH 110Y* — Feeding California
ART 10E — 3D Foundations in Art
ART 20L* — Introduction to Drawing
ART-80E* — Environmental Art in the Expanded Field
ART 80T — Digital Tools for Contemporary Art Practice
ART 106O* — Introduction to Animation
ARTG 80I — Foundations of Play
ARTG 91Introduction to Game Art Production
ARTG 131* — 3D Game Art Production
ARTG 1323D Character Rigging and Animation for Video Games
BIOE 107 — Ecology
BIOE 109 — Evolution
BIOE 125* — Ecosystems of California
BIOE 140 — Behavioral Ecology
BIOE 142L — Animal Behavior in the Wild
BIOL 88* — Studies in Medicine: Its Art, History, Science, and Philosophy
BIOL 101L — Molecular Biology Laboratory
BME 51B — Applied Electronics for Bioengineers
BME 80G — Bioethics in the 21st Century: Science, Business, and Society
CHEM 1A — General Chemistry
CHEM 1C — General Chemistry
CHIN 1 — Chinese 1
CMMU 165* — Community Analysis for Global Health
CMPE 107* — Probability and Statistics for Engineers
COWL 52* — Personal Finance and Investing
CRES 70S — Introduction to Sikhs
CRSN 15A* — STEM Essentials
CRWN 98* — Podcasting and Digital Storytelling
CRWN 185 — Career and Internship Preparation
EART 3* — Geology of National Parks
EART 11* — Earthquakes
EART 30 — Water in the Environment
EART 110A — Evolution of the Earth
ECE 121 — Microprocessor System Design
ECE 163 — Introduction to Mechatronics
ECON 1 — Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2 — Introductory Macroeconomics
ECON 10A — Economics of Accounting
ECON 10B* — Economics of Accounting II

ECON 100A — Intermediate Microeoconomics
ECON 133Security Markets and Financial Institutions
ECON 161A — Marketing
ENVS 25Environmental Policy and Economics
ENVS 65*Introduction to Fresh Water: Processes and Policy
ENVS 125* — Ecosystems of California
ENVS 130A — Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
ENVS 144 — Global Climate Change Politics
FILM 20AIntroduction to Film Studies
FILM 20P — Introduction to Production Technique and Theory
FILM 80V — Video Games as Visual Culture
FILM 170A — Supporting Online Learning of Coding in the Arts
FILM 171C — Found Footage Filmmaking
FILM 194H — Ethics and Documentary Filmmaking

HAVC 70Visual Cultures of the Pacific Islands
HAVC 118Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora
HAVC 127FPerpetually Foreign Americans: Asian American Art and Visual Culture 1850 to the Present
HAVC 141C — Modern Art: Pop to Present
HAVC 142Contemporary Art and Ecology
HAVC 142M — Museum Exhibitions
HAVC 143DArchitecture and the City in Modern and Contemporary Visual Culture
HAVC 144ALatin American Art and Visual Culture
HAVC 186IIndigenous Art and Activism
HAVC 191BThe Virgin of Guadalupe: Images and Symbolism in Spain, Mexico, and the U.S.
HIS 15*The United States of America From Its Founding Through Our Time
HIS 59History of the English Language
HIS 60*Scientific Vocabulary and the Roots of the European Scientific Tradition
HIS 71The Holocaust: Destruction of European Jewry
HIS 80C — Global China
HIS 100 — Historical Skills and Methods
HIS 101D*World History of Science
HIS 101F — Global Environmental History
HIS 150E — History and Memory in the Okinawan Islands
LALS 75Art and Social Change in Latin America: Diego Rivera
LALS 79Hip Hop History
LALS 79SHistoria Hip Hop
LALS 80Q — Musica Latina: Music of Latin America and the Caribbean
LALS 90 — Contemporary Brazil
LGST 116* — Comparative Law
LGST 160B — International Law
LING 50 — Intro to Linguistics
LING-80KInvented Languages
LIT 80Y — Harry Potter
LIT 81B — Engineering California
LIT-61U* — Introduction to SF
MATH 19A*Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
MATH 19B*Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
MATH 23AVector Calculus
MATH 23BVector Calculus
METX 119Microbiology
MUSC 13 — Beginning Theory and Musicianship I
MUSC 80C — The History, Literature, and Technology of Electronic Music
MUSC 80P*Popular Music in the United States
PHIL 9Introduction to Logic
PHIL 11*Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 23 — Philosophy of Cognitive Science
PHYS 6AIntroductory Physics I
POLI 116* — Comparative Law
POLI 140A — European Politics
POLI 160B — International Law
PSYC 112 — Moral Development
SCIC 200 — Introduction to Science Communication
SOCY 136 — Social Psychology
SOCY 30AIntroduction To Global Information And Social Enterpreneurship Studies
SOCY 173XWater and Sanitation Justice
STEV 27Service Learning
THEA 10 — Introduction to Design
THEA 61A — Ancient and Medieval Theatre History
THEA 80N — Walt Disney
THEA 80U — Everybody Dance Now!
WRIT 1 — Introduction to Composition
WRIT 2* — Rhetoric & Bullshit
WRIT 2-2Writing in the Digital Ecosystem
WRIT 2-3 — Rhetoric & Inquiry
WRIT 2-4 — Writing for Action
WRIT 25 — Writing About Place


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