Courses

Face-to-Face (FTF) Courses

A full listing of FTF classes is available on Browse Classes.

Search Tip: Select DELIVERY Face-to-Face under Delivery Methods / Attributes. You can also choose from WWU's different locations across Washington.

Just a few of our face-to-face offerings for summer 2024:

General Chemistry Series with Lab

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CHEM 161 and 162

Writing About Literature

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ENG 202

Physical Geography

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ENVS 203

Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

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PHIL 355

Physics with Calculus Series with Lab

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PHYS 161 and 162

Behavioral Neuroscience

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PSY 220

Not seeing the specific course you need?

Talk to your advisor, they may be able to suggest an alternative. 

Email us at summer.session@wwu.edu. Though we may not be able to make a class available during the upcoming year, hearing your needs helps us plan course offerings going forward.

Online Courses

A complete listing of online courses is available in Browse Classes.

Search Tip: Use Delivery Methods / Attributes or Keywords to find courses offered online. Select DELIVERY Online-Asynchronous for courses without a specific meeting time, or DELIVERY Online-Synchronous for classes that meet virtually.

Want to learn how to make the most out of taking classes online? Here are some tips from WesternOnline and a handy list of dos and don’ts from Academic Technology and User Services.

Just a few of our online offerings for summer 2024:

Intro to Computer Game Development with Lab (SYNC)

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CSCI 103

Foundations of Visual Communication (ASNC)

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DSGN 211

Personal Investing (ASNC)

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FIN 215

American Political System (ASNC)

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PLSC 250

Education, Culture, and Equity (ASNC)

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SPED 310

Intro to Sustainability and Society (ASNC)

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UEPP 202

Field Study Courses

Field courses offer a unique opportunity for hands-on learning and enjoying the beauty of summer in the Pacific Northwest. Visit Browse Classes for more details. Below are our field study course offerings for summer 2024.

Wetland Plant Identification

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ESCI 477

Field Methods and Theory

A group of individuals walking through a vast field, enjoying the serene surroundings and the beauty of nature.

GEOL 409

Geologic Mapping

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GEOL 410

Study USA

Faculty-led Study USA programs provide an opportunity to have hands-on study and service learning experiences throughout the United States. Choose from a variety of programs led by Western faculty throughout the year and earn Western credits.

Contact study.usa.wwu@wwu.edu if you are interested in leading a program.

Exploring Great Cities: Honolulu, Hawai'i

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ENVS 368

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Education Abroad Programs

Immerse yourself in new environments and cultures with WWU Education Abroad!

Travel with WWU faculty this summer and earn credits while you explore the world.

Learn More about Education Abroad