Summer Offerings

Check out what SMC has to offer this summer at the Summer Schedule link which will be available after March 29th. 

What should you choose?

You are encouraged to look through the summer course offerings on this site (or in the Summer Schedule of Classes​) and make a wide selection of choices. Just to get your creative juices flowing, here are some recommendations for you to consider for each area of interest mentioned below. 

So - what are you hoping to explore this summer at SMC?

People and Society

Are you interested in learning how and why societies and cultures impact you?

  • Administrative Justice 1, Introduction to Administrative Justice (AD JUS 1) Transfer: UC, CSU​
  • Anthropology 1, Physical Anthropology (ANTHRO 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Archeology 1
  • Public Speaking (COM ST 11) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Interpersonal Communication (COM ST 35) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Gender and Communication (COM ST 36) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Economics 1 (ECON 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Geography 1 (Physical Geography) (GEOG 1) Transfer UC, CSU
  • Geography 5 (Physical Geography with Lab) (GEOG 5) Transfer UC, CSU
  • Political Science 1 (National and California Government) (POL SCI 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Psychology 1, General Psychology (PSYCH 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Psychology 11, Child Growth and Development (PSYCH 11) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Sociology 1, Introduction to Sociology (SOCIOL 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Introduction to Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGS 10) Transfer: UC, CSU

Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies

Explore specific languages, literature, and cultures.

  • American Sign Language (ASL 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • English 1 (Reading and Composition) ENGL 1Transfer: UC, CSU
  • French 1 (Elementary French)
  • FRENCH 1 Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Japanese 1, Elementary Japanese (JAPAN 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Japanese 2 (JAPAN 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Korean 1, Elementary Korean (KOREAN 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Spanish 1, Elementary Spanish (SPAN 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Spanish 11, Spanish for Heritage Speakers (SPAN 11) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Art History 1, Western Art History (AHIS 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Art History 2, Western Art History 2 (AHIS 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Art History 3, Western Art History 3 (AHIS 3) Transfer: UC, CSU​
  • Art History 5, Latin American Art History (AHIS 5) Transfer: UC, CSU​
  • Art History 11, Art Appreciation: Introduction to Global Visual Culture (AHIS 11) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • History 1, History of Western Civilization 1 (HIST 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • History 2, History of Western Civilization 2 (HIST 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • History 11, United States History through Reconstruction (HIST 11) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • History 12, The United States History Since Reconstruction (HIST 12) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Journalism 1, The News (JOURN 1) Transfer: UC, CSU

​Business and Entrepreneurship

See yourself as a business owner, manager or working for a big corporation? Lead your own path through management and entrepreneurship.

  • Accounting 1, Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACCTG 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Business 1, Introduction to Business (BUS 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Business 5, Business Law and the Legal Environment (BUS 5) Transfer: UC, CSU​
  • Principles of Marketing (BUS 20) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Business 34, Introduction to Social Media Marketing (BUS 34) Transfer: CSU​
  • Business 45, Individual Financial Planning (BUS 45) Transfer: CSU
  • Business 80, Principles of Logistics (BUS 80) Transfer: CSU

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Find your inner nerd, discover the natural world, technology and how things work.

  • Astronomy 1, Stellar Astronomy (ASTRON 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Astronomy 2, Planetary Astronomy (ASTRON 2) Transfer: UC, CSU1
  • Anatomy 1, General Human Anatomy (ANATMY 1) (4 units) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Biology 2, Human Biology (BIOL 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Biology 9, Environmental Biology (BIO 9) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Biology 15, Marine Biology with Lab (BIO 15) (4 Units) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Nutrition 1, Introduction to Nutrition Science (NUTR 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Chemistry 9, Everyday Chemistry (CHEM 9) (5 Units) Transfer: UC, CSU *UC gives no credit for Chemistry 9 if taken after Chemistry 11. Maximum UC credit for Chemistry 9 and 10 combined is one course.
  • Introductory General Chemistry(CHEM 10) (5 Units) Transfer: UC, CSU *UC gives no credit for Chemistry 10 if taken after Chemistry 11. Maximum UC credit for Chemistry 9 and 10 combined is one course.
  • Chemistry 11, General Chemistry 1, (CHEM 11) (5 Units) Transfer: UC, CSU​
  • Physics 14, Introduction to Physics with Lab (PHY 14) (4 Units) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Computer Concepts with Application (CIS 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • C Programming, (CS 50) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Internet, HTML, and Web Design (CIS 50) Transfer: CSU
  • Business Information Systems with Applications (CIS 4) UC*, CSU This is not a beginning computing course. It is recommended that students take CIS 1 prior to CIS 4. Ability to keyboard 25 words per minute is recommended. *No UC credit for CIS 1 or 4 if taken after CS 3.
  • Microsoft Excel (CIS 30) Transfer CSU
  • Photoshop 1 (CIS 60A) Transfer CSU
  • Plane Geometry (MATH 32)
  • Precalculus (MATH 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Elementary tatistics (MATH 54) (4 units) Transfer UC, CSU
  • Introduction to Computer Science (CS 3) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Visual Basic Programming (CS 15) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing (CS 79A) Transfer: CSU

Arts, Media and Entertainment

Use your creativity to power the world through expression and imagination.

  • Design 1, (ART 10A) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Drawing 1, (ART 20A) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Cosmetology 18, Skincare 1 (COSM 18) (.5 Unit)
  • Beginning Modern Jazz Dance (DANCE 14) (1 unit) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Ballet 1 (DANCE 31) (1 unit) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Computer Skills for Digital Media (ET 11) Transfer: CSU
  • History of Animation (ET 61) Transfer: CSU
  • Entertainment Technology 72, Career Development (ET 72) 2 UnitsTransfer: CSU
  • Entertainment Technology 95, Animal Drawing (ET 95) 2 units Transfer: CSU
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising, Apparel Construction (FASHN 3) Transfer: CSU
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising, Fashion Illustration and Advertising (FASHN 9A) Transfer: CSU
  • Film Studies, Film Appreciation: Introduction to Cinema (FILM 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Film Studies, History of Motion Pictures (FILM 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Film studies, Beginning Scriptwriting, (FILM 20) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Graphic Design, Introduction to Graphic Design Applications (GR DES 18) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Graphic Design, Digital Imaging for Design (GR DES 64) Transfer: CSU
  • Graphic Design, Web Design 1, (GR DES 65) (2 Units) Transfer: CSU
  • Graphic Design, Mobile Design (GR DES 75) Transfer: CSU
  • Interior Architectural Design, 2D Color Theory (INTERAC 34) Transfer: CSU
  • Interior Architectural Design, Interior Architectural Design Materials, and Products (INTARC 36) Transfer: CSU
  • Media Studies, Survey of Mass Media Communications (MEDIA 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Media Studies, Media, Gender, and Race (MEDIA 10) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Media Studies, Introduction to Writing and Producing Short Form Media (MEDIA 20) Transfer: CSU​
  • Music: Appreciation of Music (MUSIC 32) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Music, History of Rock Music (MUSIC 36) Transfer: UC, CSU​
  • Music, Fundamentals of Music (Music 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Music, Elementary Voice (MUSIC 50A) (2 units) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Music, Elementary Piano, First level (MUSIC 60A) (2 units) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Music, Popular Guitar, First level (MUSIC 84A) (2 units) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Photography, Introduction to Photography (PHOTO 1) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Theater Arts, Introduction to the Theater, (TH ART 2) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Theater Arts, Technical Theater Production Workshop (TH ART 18A) Transfer: UC, CSU
  • Theater Arts, Acting 1, (TH ART 41) Transfer: UC, CSU

Health and Wellness

Heal yourself, heal the world.

  • Health Education, Fundamentals of Healthful Living (HEALTH 10) Transfer: UC, CSU