Winter Session classes are a great opportunity to accelerate your graduation, return to school, or explore a new area of interest. This intensive session between the Fall and Spring semesters offers online courses from SDSU’s degree programs. Enrollment to these online winter break classes is open to current SDSU students, students from other colleges and universities, high school graduates, and working professionals.

Take SDSU Academic Classes Over Winter Session 2020

Information here! Students are limited to 3 units during Winter Session.

Courses are offered ONLINE.
*Except for ENS 388A Rehabilitation Lab SDSU Fitness Clinic

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Winter Session courses are accelerated and rigorous in terms of format and timeline; please plan accordingly to dedicate sufficient time in your schedule.

 

For additional information, please email wintersession.ces@sdsu.edu or call (619) 594-3946.

Courses

2019 Summer2019 Fall2020 Spring
2019 Spring
ACCTG 0201 Financial Accounting Fundamentals

Format: Online

Theory and practice of accounting applicable to recording, summarizing, and reporting of business transactions for external reporting and other external uses. Asset valuation; revenue and expense recognition; various asset, liability, and capital accounts.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
ACCTG 0202 Managerial Accounting Fundamentals

Format: Online

Selection and analysis of accounting information for internal use by managers. Using financial information for planning and control purposes.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in Accountancy 201. Proof of completion of prerequisite required: Copy of transcript.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Nancy Jones
2019 Spring
ACCTG 0503.01 Federal Taxation of Individuals

Format: Online

Taxation of individuals, including income, deductions, credits, social security taxes, and property transactions.

Prerequisites:Prerequisites: Accountancy 201 and 202. Approved upper division business major, business minor, or other approved major.

Proof of completion of prerequisites required: Copy of transcript.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
ACCTG 0505 Fraud Examination

Format: Online

Prerequisite: Accountancy 431 or 626. Proof of completion of prerequisite required: Copy of transcript.

Skills and tools for auditors, consultants, tax professionals, managers. Techniques and technologies for fraud investigation and interviewing. Case analysis, research of public records, ethical decision making for accountants. Service learning project.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
James Vogt
2019 Spring
B A 0300.01 Ethical Decision-Making in Business

Format: Online

Theoretical concepts and dimensions of ethics in business decisions. Ethics of decision alternatives using different approaches and philosophies, with application of an integrative ethical decision model to cases from various business subdisciplines.

Prerequisites:Approved upper division business major or another major approved by the Fowler College of Business.

Proof of completion of prerequisite required: Copy of transcript

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
B A 0310.01 Foundations of Business in a Global Environment

Format: Online

Introduction to the program of study leading to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Integration of various business disciplines to accomplish strategic goals. Presentation of the concept of global awareness, one of the fundamental pillars of global competency necessary in today’s business world.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
B A 0323 Fundamentals of Finance

Format: Online

Objectives of financial management. Financing the business enterprise. Internal financial management. Introduction to the cost of capital, valuation, dividend policy, leverage, international finance, and the techniques of present value and its applications. Sources of capital. (Formerly numbered Finance 323.)

Prerequisites: Approved upper division business major, business minor, or another major approved by the Fowler College of Business.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
CLASS 0120 English Words from Latin and Greek

Format: Online

Latin and Greek words and bases and their English derivatives. Etymology, word analysis and construction, language history, and structure.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
COMM 0371 Intercultural Communication

Format: Online

Study of communication with emphasis on influence of cultural background, perception, social organization, language and nonverbal messages in the intercultural communication experience.

Prerequisites: Communication 103. Open to majors and nonmajors.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Michael McHan
2019 Spring
ECON 0101 Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)

Format: Online

Principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of public policy. Emphasis on macroanalysis including national income analysis, money and banking, business cycles, and economic stabilization.

Prerequisites:: Satisfaction of the SDSU Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Assessment requirement.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
ECON 0102 Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)

Format: Online

Principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of public policy. Emphasis on direction of production, allocation of resources, and distribution of income, through the price system (microanalysis); and international economics.

Prerequisites: Satisfaction of the SDSU Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Assessment requirement.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
ENS 0388A Rehabilitation Lab SDSU Fitness Clinic

Format: Face to Face

Hands-on experience working with individuals with a variety of physical and neurological disabilities through prescribed fitness programming at San Diego State University. Maximum credit four units. Three hours of laboratory per unit.

Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
FIN 0240 Legal Environment of Business

Format: Online

Business legal environment system, sources of law, procedures and ethics associated with implementation of law. Law of torts and intellectual property; contracts and sales; agency and employment; negotiable instruments and banking; business organizations.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Wendy Patrick
2019 Spring
MUSIC 0151 Intro to Music: American Popular Music

Format: Online

Elements of music as exemplified by works representing different areas, cultures, styles, and forms. See Class Schedule for specific content.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Bill Yeager
2019 Spring
NUTR 0201 Fundamentals of Nutrition

Format: Online

Role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention. Current concepts, controversies, and dietary recommendations from a scientific perspective.

Prerequisites: Biology 100; Chemistry 100 or 200. Proof of completion of prerequisites required: Copy of transcript.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Mark Kern
2019 Spring
PHIL 0329.01 Social Ethics

Format: Online

Ethical issues of contemporary life. Individualism vs. collectivism; democracy vs. dictatorship; ethical problems arising in law, medicine, business, government and interpersonal relationships.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Alison Brown
2019 Spring
POL S 0334 Politics of the Environment

Format: Online

Environmental politics and policy in historical and comparative non-dominant perspective. Alternative environmental world views, cases/materials on sustainability, climate change, social and racial justice, globalization and developing nations. (Same course as Sustainability 334)
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
$846
Instructors
Eric Boime
2019 Spring
PSY 0350 Abnormal Psychology

Format: Online

Causes and treatment of abnormal behavior with emphasis on major behavior disorders.

Prerequisites: Psychology 101.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
PSY 0351 Psychology of Personality

Format: Online

Major theoretical approaches to individual differences and the study of the person. Techniques of personality assessment. Selected research findings.

Prerequisites: Psychology 101.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
RTM 0404 Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Tourism

Format: Online

Concepts, definitions, and measures of essential cultural components of tourism. Integrated view of interrelated socio-cultural tourism issues with an understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures.

Prerequisites: Completion of the General Education requirement in Foundations of Learning II.B., Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
SOC 0101 Introductory Sociology: The Study of Society

Format: Online

This course is prerequisite to all upper division courses in sociology. Major ideas, concepts, and methods in the study of society to include socialization, culture, social structure, social stratification, deviance, social control, and social change.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
SWORK 0110 Social Work Fields of Service

Format: Online

Fields of services in which social workers perform professional roles. Focus on social work approach to intervention in practice and policy arenas.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15
2019 Spring
WMNST 0102 Women: Images and Ideas

Format: Online

Major cultural representations of women in ancient through contemporary societies from perspectives in the humanities, including philosophy, religion, art, literature, and history.
Course Date(s)
December 19 - January 15