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Fall 2014

The Fall 2014 PDF brochure is now available.

This page lists seminars which have been recently added to the semester's offerings, seminars with seats still available, and cancelled seminars. This page does not include changes to day, time, location or other course-specific details. If you are enrolled in a seminar, be sure to check for these changes at the FSS website and the online schedule of classes before your first class meeting.

Course Threads = Course Threads Seminar Creating Change = Creating Change Seminar Connections@Cal = Connections@Cal Seminar = On the Same Page Seminar = Berkeley Arts Seminar = Food for Thought Seminar


Recently Added (since April 7, 2014)

For Freshmen:

  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 2: Native Americans and the American Novel (4 units, LG) - 07/07/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Mechanical Engineering 24, Sec. 1: Art and Science on Wheels (1 unit, P/NP) - 06/09/2014
  • On the Same Page Vision Science 24, Sec. 2: How To Change Society: The Free Speech Movement and the Sixties (1 unit, P/NP) - 06/04/2014
  • Integrative Biology 24, Sec. 6: Forensic Genetics: From DNA to Society (1 unit, LG) - 06/02/2014
  • On the Same Page Legal Studies 39F, Sec. 1: Civil Disobedience (2 units, LG) - 05/16/2014
  • Undergraduate Business Administration 39AC, Sec. 1: Philanthropy: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (3 units, LG) - 05/09/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Jewish Studies 39I, Sec. 1: Who are Arab Jews, Kurdish Jews, Berber Jews? Jewish Communities of the Middle East and North Africa (2 units, LG) - 04/30/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • On the Same Page English 24, Sec. 3: Free Speech Movement (1 unit, P/NP) - 04/29/2014
  • Berkeley Arts Seminars Music 24, Sec. 1: Musical Theater from Rodgers & Hammerstein to Glee (1 unit, P/NP) - 04/24/2014
  • Political Economy 24, Sec. 1: Political Economy in Contemporary Perspective (1 unit, P/NP) - 04/23/2014
  • Media Studies 24, Sec. 1: Exploring the News (1 unit, P/NP) - 04/17/2014
  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 1: Myth, Memory, and History: Understanding Native America (4 units, LG) - 04/11/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • On the Same Page Chicano Studies 24, Sec. 1: Chicano Civil Rights Movement (1 unit, P/NP) - 04/10/2014
  • Legal Studies 39D, Sec. 1: Current Political and Moral Conflicts and the U.S. Constitution (2 units, LG) - 04/09/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE

    For Sophomores:

  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 2: Native Americans and the American Novel (4 units, LG) - 07/07/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • On the Same Page Legal Studies 39F, Sec. 1: Civil Disobedience (2 units, LG) - 05/16/2014
  • Undergraduate Business Administration 39AC, Sec. 1: Philanthropy: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (3 units, LG) - 05/09/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Jewish Studies 39I, Sec. 1: Who are Arab Jews, Kurdish Jews, Berber Jews? Jewish Communities of the Middle East and North Africa (2 units, LG) - 04/30/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 84, Sec. 1: Hands-on Ham Radio (2 units, P/NP) - 04/18/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 1: Myth, Memory, and History: Understanding Native America (4 units, LG) - 04/11/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE
  • Legal Studies 39D, Sec. 1: Current Political and Moral Conflicts and the U.S. Constitution (2 units, LG) - 04/09/2014 SEATS AVAILABLE


    Seats Available

    For Freshmen:

  • Comparative Literature 24, Sec. 1: Reading and Reciting Great Poems in English (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Comparative Literature 39I, Sec. 1: Why Read Ancient Literature? (3 units, LG)
  • Environmental Science, Policy, and Management 24, Sec. 1: Issues in Natural Resource Conservation (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Environmental Science, Policy, and Management 24, Sec. 3: Democratizing Science (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Integrative Biology 24, Sec. 8: Randomness and Heritable Memories in Biology (1 unit, LG)
  • Jewish Studies 39I, Sec. 1: Who are Arab Jews, Kurdish Jews, Berber Jews? Jewish Communities of the Middle East and North Africa (2 units, LG)
  • Legal Studies 39D, Sec. 1: Current Political and Moral Conflicts and the U.S. Constitution (2 units, LG)
  • Linguistics 24, Sec. 2: Language Myths (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 1: Myth, Memory, and History: Understanding Native America (4 units, LG)
  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 2: Native Americans and the American Novel (4 units, LG)
  • Food for Thought Nuclear Engineering 24, Sec. 1: How It's Made (1 unit, LG)
  • Philosophy 39, Sec. 1: The Brothers Karamazov: Literature and Philosophy (2 units, P/NP)
  • Political Economy 24, Sec. 2: Debates in Political Economy (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Course Threads Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies 24, Sec. 1: Documentary Playmaking: School Integration, Little Rock, 1957-58 (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Undergraduate Business Administration 39AC, Sec. 1: Philanthropy: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (3 units, LG)

    For Sophomores:

  • Comparative Literature 39I, Sec. 1: Why Read Ancient Literature? (3 units, LG)
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 84, Sec. 1: Hands-on Ham Radio (2 units, P/NP)
  • On the Same Page History 84, Sec. 1: American High: Years of Confidence and Anxiety, 1952-1964 (2 units, P/NP)
  • Jewish Studies 39I, Sec. 1: Who are Arab Jews, Kurdish Jews, Berber Jews? Jewish Communities of the Middle East and North Africa (2 units, LG)
  • Legal Studies 39D, Sec. 1: Current Political and Moral Conflicts and the U.S. Constitution (2 units, LG)
  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 1: Myth, Memory, and History: Understanding Native America (4 units, LG)
  • Native American Studies 90, Sec. 2: Native Americans and the American Novel (4 units, LG)
  • Philosophy 39, Sec. 1: The Brothers Karamazov: Literature and Philosophy (2 units, P/NP)
  • South and Southeast Asian Studies 84, Sec. 1: Contemporary Southeast Asian Society and Culture through Film (2 units, LG)
  • Undergraduate Business Administration 39AC, Sec. 1: Philanthropy: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (3 units, LG)
  • Vision Science 84, Sec. 1: Comparative Eye Design: Are All Eyes Designed the Same and if Not, Why Not? (1 unit, P/NP)
  • Connections@Cal Vision Science 84, Sec. 2: Current Topics in US Healthcare (1 unit, P/NP)


    Cancelled

  • Anthropology 84, Sec. 1: Race, Gender, and Social Life in Honduras: Reading Over the Shoulder of People in the Past (1 unit, LG)
  • Ethnic Studies 24, Sec. 1: The U.S., Mexico, and Drug Trafficking (1 unit, LG)
  • Physics 84, Sec. 1: Energy & Environment (1 unit, P/NP)
    Freshman and Sophomore Seminars are co-sponsored by the Undergraduate Division
    of the College of Letters & Science and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.
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