SDSU Winter Session
Dec. 14, 2023-Jan. 11, 2024
Want to leverage your winter break to accelerate your education? Winter Session classes are a great opportunity to make up ground towards 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. Anyone can enroll in these online winter break classes — current SDSU students, students from other colleges and universities, high school graduates, and working professionals.
Sept. 25-Dec. 12, 2023
Dec. 13, 2023 (drop by Dec. 15 for 65% refund)
Winter Session Term
Dec. 14, 2023 - Jan. 11, 2024
Students are limited to 3 units during Winter Session. Courses are fully online.
Winter Session courses are accelerated and rigorous in terms of format and timeline; please plan accordingly to dedicate sufficient time in your schedule.
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Winter Session 2024 courses will open for registration on Sept. 25, 2023.
Click on one of the course titles below to read the course description. Once you’ve chosen a course you’re interested in, click the button below to begin the Winter Session registration process.
Begin Your Registration
|Offering Code||Course Title||Units|
|ACCTG 331||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|AFRAS 380||Blacks in the American Justice System||3|
|AFRAS 421||Black Urban Experience||3|
|ASTR 310||Astrobiology and the Search for Extra Terrestrial Life||3|
|BA 310||Foundations of Business in a Global Environment||1|
|CFD 135||Principles of Family Development||3|
|CIV E 444||Applied Hydraulics||3|
|CIV E 465||Foundation Engineering and Earth Retaining Structures||3|
|CJ 497||Investigation and Report||3|
|COMM 245||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|COMM 371||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ECON 301||Introduction to Applied Econometrics||3|
|ECON 455||Environmental Economics||3|
|ENS 437A||Adaptive Fitness Clinic||1|
|JMS 300||Principles of Journalism||3|
|JMS 462||Advertising Strategy and Social Media||3|
|JMS 495||Advanced Topics in Media Writing and Skills: Food and Culture Writing||3|
|NUTR 201||Fundamentals of Nutrition||3|
|PA 350||Contemporary Urban Issues||3|
|PHIL 120||Introduction to Logic||3|
|PHIL 140||Technology and Human Behavior||3|
|PHIL 332/SUST 332||Environmental Ethics||3|
|PHIL 329||Social Ethics||3|
|PSY 117||Health, Happiness, and Success||3|
|PSY 340||Social Psychology||3|
|PSY 350||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSY 351||Psychology of Personality||3|
|REL S 258||Death, Dying, and the Afterlife||3|
|SUST 332/PHIL 332||Environmental Ethics||3|
Course descriptions and prerequisite requirements may be found by searching the online SDSU General Catalog.
Please see the requirements and policies below to ensure you’re getting the most out of Winter Session.
How to Register
SDSU Global Campus has a new registration process for Winter Session courses. Follow the steps below to sign up for Winter Session:
- Browse the available courses on our website. Click on the course title to view course descriptions.
- Once you’ve chosen your course(s), click the Begin Your Registration button.
- Fill out and submit the form to indicate you’d like to register for Winter Session courses.
- You’ll receive a confirmation email from SDSU Global Campus within 2-3 business days with the next steps to complete your registration.
- Complete your full payment in my.SDSU after your registration has been submitted. Click here for more information on our payment and drop policy.
Please note that this process applies to all students, including current SDSU student.
Course prerequisites are listed in the SDSU General Catalog. It’s your responsibility to ensure that you meet all course prerequisites prior to registering for a class. Failure to meet course prerequisites will not be accepted as a justification for a refund of fees.
Winter Session Credit
Credit earned during Winter Session is considered resident credit and included in your SDSU grade point average. All grades are also included in your SDSU transcripts.
Fees and Payment
Winter Session fees are currently $302 per unit. Please note that this price may be subject to change.
Financial Aid Information
No separate financial aid is available for Winter Session. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for any FA related questions.
Enrollment is open to current SDSU students, students from other colleges and universities, high school graduates, and working professionals. International students already admitted to SDSU may enroll, but students from other institutions have to maintain their visa status at their home institution and have to meet the SDSU TOEFL requirement (currently, a passing score is 80 iBT/550 paper or higher).
Undergraduate students who have been disqualified from SDSU will not be allowed to attend Winter Session or classes through the SDSU Global Campus Special Sessions until one year from the date of their disqualification. Graduate students will not be allowed for one semester following disqualification.
You may enroll in a maximum of 3 units during Winter Session.
General Education Requirements
Some courses fulfill General Education (GE) requirements as shown in the SDSU General Catalog.
SDSU Nondiscrimination Policy
The California State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, or religion in its programs and activities, including admission and access. Federal and state laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Equity in Higher Education Act, prohibit such discrimination. For more information, please see the SDSU Nondiscrimination Policy.
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