Summer Term 2021

Dates: June 14 - August 9, 2021 

Cost: $425 per unit/$1,700 per course ($1360 after discount) 

Discounts: 20% - current and entering U of R students, 30% - alumni and high school students, and 50% for life-long learners (65 and older)

Scholarships: Five scholarships will be available to cover the full cost of one summer school class. Applications are due March 19th. Decisions will be given the following week via email.

Summer School Scholarship Application


CAS Students - Once registered, CAS students can pay online through Self-Service via ACH.  Students eligible for Federal Pell Grant or Federal Direct Loans may be eligible for funding during the summer term.  Once registered, all eligible students will be sent an updated financial aid award letter by Student Financial Services.  For questions about financial aid eligibility and payment options, please contact Student Financial Services at or 909-748-8047.

Class of 2025 (In-coming Freshman) - You will pay at the time of registration. You may enroll in any of the courses at the bottom of this webpage.

Visiting Students – payments will be accepted below. You may enroll in any of the courses at the bottom of this webpage.

SB & SE Students – SB & SE students can pay online through Self-Service via ACH or Credit Card.  Financial Aid eligibility will be reviewed to include the additional summer registration.  For questions about financial aid eligibility and payment options, please contact your Student Financial Services Coordinator.

Who can enroll:

University of Redlands College of Arts and Sciences Students: All current, entering, or outgoing College of Arts and Science students are eligible to enroll in Summer School.

Class of 2025 (In-coming Freshman) - You are eligible in any of the courses listed at the bottom of this webpage. 

Visiting Students: Visiting students such as high school students, Lifelong Learners, School of Business, and others are welcome to join some of our courses. Please note that visitors will only be eligible to join those courses listed at the bottom of this page in the instant enrollment section. 

How to register:

CAS Students - register through self-service beginning on March 22.

Visiting Students - register through this site beginning in March, contact Amy Moff Hudec at for discount codes.

School of Business/Prep Year Students/School of Education - register through your enrollment counselor or contact Camille Houston at


Our first list of courses below is for CAS students only. Visiting student will not be able to take some of these courses. Please refer to the second list (with the shopping cart) to see what is available to visiting students.

All of our courses will be taught online during this inaugural summer by full-time faculty or trusted contingent faculty. 

Each of the courses below will be 4 units and will allow students to earn LAI/LAFs.

* Please note that all science course (except for Lab Skills) will have an additional $40 lab fee.

ART131 - Drawing - Anna Gaitan - M/W - 1:00-4:00pm PST

Focuses on traditional techniques, materials, and processes of drawing. Through the basic observation of still life, landscape, and portraiture, the student will learn how the elements and principles of design can be developed in their own drawings to promote personal expression and understanding. Emphasis is placed on composition, mark making, perspective, and interpretative drawing.

ART 159 - Digital Imaging - Jeffrey Wilson - T/Th - 6:00pm to 9:00pm PST

Introduction to using the computer as a creative tool. Development of digital imaging techniques and photo manipulation using Adobe Photoshop.

Required technology for the course:

  • PC or Mac computer running MacOS or Windows (not Chromebook or Linux)
  • webcam and microphone
  • high-speed internet connection
  • web browser
  • backup solution (Time Machine, OneDrive, Google Drive, DropBox, Backblaze, Carbonite, etc)
  • Adobe® Photoshop® CC Classroom in a Book® (2021 release)
  • digital camera (camera phone, SLR, mirrorless)
  • 1 TB of storage medium (for applications and projects)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud subscription ($19.99 a month for students) 

See syllabus for more information.

LAIs for ART159: C and CP

BIOL 101 - Mother Earth Science - Candy Glendening - T/TH - 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

Mother Earth Science: formerly known as Mother Earth Chemistry

The Science of Self Reliance” studies the scientific principles behind: fermentation (including beer brewing, yogurt & cheese making), sourdough culture and baking, cloth dyeing, and other methods of food preservation. With an emphasis on learning by doing, no background in science is required and this is recommended for non-science majors.

This completely online course utilizes a combination of synchronous and asynchronous class time and will satisfy the Natural Science (LAI) or MS1 (LAF) requirements for the UoR undergraduate degree. All labs can be completed in a minimal kitchen setup and your patio/backyard/garage with tools and supplies found in a typical home kitchen when supplemented with the University supplied “lab care package” sent to you at the beginning of the term.

Note: there will be a $40 lab fee for this course


BIOL 107 - Concepts of Biology - M/W/Th - 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST

Exploration of various concepts selected from evolution, ecology, genetics, physiology, morphology, development, and behavior.

Note: there will be a $40 lab fee for this course

LAI/LAF: Natural Science (LAI) or MS1 (LAF)

BIOL 111 - Intro to Marine Bio - Lei Lani Stelle T/Th 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

An introduction to the marine environment. Emphasis will be on the geologic history, inhabitants, and ecology of marine ecosystems. The evolutionary history and adaptations of various groups of marine organisms will be addressed. 

Note: there will be a $40 lab fee for this course


BIO317 - Human Anatomy - Kendra Nelson - M/W/Th - 8:00am to 11:00am PST

In-depth study of the structure of the human body through lecture/ discussions and laboratory exercises. Laboratories will involve examination of anatomical models and dissection of preserved specimens. Six hours lecture/ laboratory. Offered in alternate years. Students may not earn credit in both BIOL 317 and BIOL 337. Numeric grade only.

Note: there will be a $40 lab fee for this course

BUS 240 - Business Law - M/W - 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST

An introduction to the American legal system, our constitutional framework, the role of judicial decisions, and statutory law. Special emphasis is placed on business torts and contract law, along with other concepts important in the business world.
Prerequisite: BUS 226, or BUS 228, or GLB 228, or ACCT 210, or by permission of the Chair.


BUS 304 - Nonprofit Management - Dr. Mara Winick - T/Th 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST

Nonprofit Management explores the practices of high impact social change organizations. Students examine operations and hear from speakers from across the nonprofit sectors. Regulatory and policy changes are examined as well as leadership, capacity building, advocacy, outcome measures, and fundraising strategy.

CDIS100 - Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders - Dr. Lisa LaSalle - T/Th - 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

What are the modalities and processes of communication across the lifespan?  What various disorders in speech, language, and hearing affect communication?  What is neurodiversity?  How does race, gender, bilingualism, poverty, for example, impact the fields of speech-language pathology, audiology, and related professions? How does interprofessional practice in medical and education fields in the helping professions like SLP / Aud? This will be a survey course that answers these questions and more.  Case studies with individuals who have speech, language, and hearing disorders and differences in varying contexts will be included. 


HIST 101 - World History to 1450 - Dr. Patrick Wing - M/W - 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

Welcome to World History! This course is an introduction to some of the big questions that historians have raised and attempted to answer about human societies from the earliest days of our species until the fifteenth century. This is not a class about everything that has happened everywhere since the beginning of time. Instead, we will be concerned with understanding large-scale patterns, generating good questions, and thinking critically about people in the past, and how their experiences and ideas continue to shape our lives today.


HIST 102 - World History Since 1450 - Dr. Patrick Wing - T/Th - 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

Welcome to World History! In this course we will explore the changes that have shaped the modern world, including

  • The encounters between Africans, Americans, and Europeans as a consequence of European arrival in the Americas, and the subsequent integration of the “Atlantic World;”
  • Innovations in scientific thinking and its application to technological, political and social questions;
  • The beginnings and development of industrial production and the end of the “biological old regime;”
  • The expansion of European empires and the “Westernization” of political and economic systems throughout the world;
  • The end of European dominance in the twentieth century as a result of two world wars, and the emergence of an ideological Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union, and
  • The globalization of the world economy, and what it means to live in a more closely connected, “flatter” world


MATH101 - Finite Math - TBA - M/W - 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST

Introduction to modern ideas in finite mathematics. Topics may include probability, logic, combinatorics, functions, matrix algebra, linear programming, and graph theory. MATH 101 is not a prerequisite to calculus.
Prerequisite: MATH 001L or placement at MATH 100/101 level.

POLI 202 - Statistical Analysis and Mapping of Social Science Data - Dr. Gregory Thorson - M/W - 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST

Principles of statistics and statistical inference. Taught conceptually rather than through mathematical proofs. Hands on learning of Stata statistical software using large data sets. Learn to map descriptive statistics (U.S. state-level data). Test interesting social hypotheses. Learn how to properly interpret polls and statistical studies.

Major Requirements

Meets Statistics Major Requirements for Political Science, Public Policy, International Relations, Economics (BA and BS), Financial Economics, Business Administration (BS), Global Business, Health, Medicine, and Society, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, and Sustainable Business.

Course Requirements

  • Books
  • Course fee for software (Stata) – approximately $48
  • PC or Mac computer running MacOS or Windows (not Chromebook or Linux)



PSYC100 - Introduction to Psychology - Henry Lopez - T/Th - 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

Survey of classic and contemporary theory and research in human and animal behavior. Topics include the biopsychological bases of behavior, learning, cognition, motivation, developmental and social processes, and psychological disorders and their treatment.

REL 131 - American Religious History - Dr. Julius Bailey - M/W - 9:00am to 12:00pm PST

Exploration of religion in America from the pre-colonial era to the present. Emphases will vary, drawing from a variety of religious communities (including Puritan, Native American, Muslim, Buddhist, African American, Hindu, Evangelical, Catholic, and Neo-Pagan) and issues (such as civil rights, “cults,” church/state, gender, race, and ethnicity).


REL299 - Research Methods - Dr. Julius Bailey - M/W - 1:00 to 4:00pm PST

This course examines varied research methods in the study of religion such as interviewing, feminist methodologies, historical approaches, field research, spatial methods, documentaries, and visual and popular culture. 

It meets the APW, IMLA, and WD requirements

SOAN 100 - Introduction to Sociology - Addison Davidove - T/Th - 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST

Study of the structure and process of social life; the impact of cultural, structural, and sociohistorical forces on groups and society; and the interdependence of society and the individual.

SPAN 450 Hispanic Poetry - Ivonne Gordon Vailakis - T/Th - 1:00-4:00pm PST

Examination of poetry through its varied expressions in Hispanic literature. Successive offerings focus on the historical development of the poetry of Latin America or Spain. Exploration of selected topics in literary themes in the genres. May be repeated for degree credit given different topics.
Prerequisite: SPAN 302, placement exam, or by permission.

More Information:

For more information, contact Amy Moff Hudec at

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