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Class Schedule

Featured Fall Courses

Fall Quarter Starts Sept. 26

Join us on our main campus for face-to-face classes!

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In-person, hybrid or fully online—we have a robust schedule of courses this fall.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your fall classes in Canvas will NOT display on your Canvas Dashboard until the first day of the quarter.

lap,books and studentsSome classes will be taught at the regular times listed in the schedule (synchronously). Classes designated as 'Online' will typically allow for much more flexibility, and some classes will combine both approaches.

Contact your instructor if you have any questions about the method of delivery for your fall classes. You can find faculty contact information through our searchable online directory.

To learn how we are supporting our students online, visit our Virtual Campus website.

Core & GE Courses

Foothill has a variety of fall classes to fit your needs and interests.

Featured Program

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JOURNALISM

A free press is an integral part of a democratic society. Through fair and balanced reporting, a citizenry has access to the information necessary for informed decision-making. This fall, join us in reviving The Script, our Foothill student news site.

Regster for a foundational course to get started. We have two options for both — hybrid or fully online. 


Learn more about the Journalism program, including The Script and Journalism Club.

Looking to explore imaginative writing? Take Introduction to Creative Writing.

Featured On-Campus Courses

ASTRONOMY

Courses in solar system and stellar astronomy provide you with a non-technical introduction to the worlds with which we share our solar system, the life and death of stars, the formation of galaxies, and the evolution of the universe. 

All taught in-person this fall. Choose TTh or MW meeting times for ASTR 10B.

ASTR 10B – General Astronomy: Galaxies, Stars, Cosmology

  • 1–3:15 PM TTh, CRN 20015
  • 10 AM–12:15 PM MW, CRN 20016

ASTR 10L – Astronomy Laboratory

  • 1–3:50 PM W, CRN 20841

Featured STEM Courses

Our Science Learning Institute was active this summer introducing PRE-STEM students to academic and career pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

If you are looking for STEM courses to fit your schedule, here is a sampling with open seats—with in-person, online and hybrid options. See department schedules for class details.

Biology

We offer a wide range of biology courses every quarter at Foothill. Here are a few of special interest this fall.

 

View ALL Biology Classes


Chemistry

View our chemistry schedule for in-person lectures and labs, including these courses this fall.

  • CHEM 1C – General Chemistry & Qualitative Analysis
  • CHEM 30B – Survey of Organic & Biochemistry

 

VIew Chemistry Schedule


Computer Science

We offer courses in Software Design in JAVA; Linux Shell Programming; and Introduction to  Cloud Computing in Amazon Web Services, and much more.

Computer Science Schedule


Engineering

Get started this quarter with ENGR 6 Engineering Graphics; and/or ENGR 10 Introduction to Engineering.

VIew eNGINEERing Schedule


Mathematics

Would you like extra help with Math 10: Statistics and/or Precalculus I & II for STEM?

Our Math Performance Success program team firmly believes that any student who is willing to put in the time and energy and is provided with the appropriate support and services can be successful in Math. Learn more about MPS for fall.

Check out our Mathematics class schedule for these and our other course options this quarter.

  • MATH 1A Calculus I—In-person options available
  • MATH 1B  Calculus II—Virtual (Zoom) option available
  • MATH 22 Discrete Mathematics—In-person options available

 

VIEW MATHEMATICS SCHEDULE


Physics

  • PHYS 4C General Physics III – In person options
  • PHYS 6 Introductory Physics – fully online

 

VIEW Physics SCHEDULE

Courses By Department

Accounting

Choose from 20 accounting course descriptions this fall—with on-campus, online and late start class sections. Topics include accounting for non-profits or small business; accounting ethics or information systems; auditing or fraud examination. We've got a course for you, whether you are starting out in your studies or looking for a professional development course.

VIew Accounting Schedule


Anthropology

Get a broad global understanding of humankind through Athropology. We offer a wide selection of interesting courses. See what's offered this fall.

  • Physical Anthropoogy (Honors too!)
  • Cultural Anthropology 
  • Magic, Science and Religion
  • Introduction to Archaeology, plus a survey class and/or lab
  • Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

VIew Anthropology Schedule


Art


Business

Choose from two Certificate of Achievement programs in Business at Foothill— Data Analytics or Digital Marking. For complete details, see Business Administration degrees and certificates requirements.

Certificate Courses Offered this Fall
  • BUSI 11 Introduction to Information Systems
  • BUSI 12 Introduction to Data Analytics and Business Decisions
  • BUSI 59 Principles of Marketing
  • BUSI 59A Online Marketing
  • BUSI 59C Marketing Content Strategy & Branding
  • BUSI 59E Email Marketing

View Business Schedule


 

Communication Studies

Do you want to improve your communication style? We have seats open in classes to help you master Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, or Group Discussion. 

Communication Studies Schedule


English for Second Language Learners

 
Non-Credit

 


English

Explore with great stories this fall. Take one of our literature courses for inspiration and interaction with a community of readers.

  • ENGL 8 Children's Literature
  • ENGL 11 Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 40 Asian American Literature
  • ENGL 43A Survey of British Literature I

See English Class Schedule


Graphic & Interactive Design

View All GID Classes


Health

Explore contemporary topics in public health - an important and timely subject. Choose from Introduction to Public Health; Contemporary Health Concerns; and Drugs, Health and Safety.

View Health Schedule


History

Choose from a range of history courses, including History of Western Civilization (to 800 CE or 1789-present) and History of the United States (to 1815; 1812-1914; or 1914-present), with both online and in-person options.

Of Special Interest This Fall

HIST 20 History of Russia & the Soviet Union; Online, CRN 21636

 

View All History Classes


Humanities

New This Fall

HUMN 14 The Art of Peace: Narrative Representations of Pacifism; Hybrid, Meets 1-2:50 PM W, CRN 21715

When conflict is assumed as necessary to storytelling, how does art conceptualize peaceful revolution and resistance to war? Through the examination of literature, film, performance art, and video games, this course examines the representation of non-violent movements in the popular imagination. 

View All HUmanities Classes


Japanese

We offer a series of Japnese courses each quarter. Seats are still open this fall for JAPN 1 Elementary Japanese and JAPN 4 Intermediate Japanese.

View Japanese Schedule


Kinesiology

Kinesiology courses introduce you to the basic physiological, psychological, sociological and mechanical principles of human movement. If you love the challenges of physical activities and sports and the rewards that come with it, consider a career in one of the fields of Kinesiology or take one of our courses that satisfies a GE requirement.

Kinesiology Class Schedule

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Media Studies

Choose from a wide range of courses, including Introduction to Film Studies; History of Film: 1895-1945; Introduction to Film Media Criticism;  American Cinema;  and Introduction to Popular Culture, including Honors; Video Game and Popular Culture; and Fundamentals of Video Production.

Media Studies Schedule


Music and Music Technology

Take a music or music technology class to learn a new skill, enhance your life, or just for enjoyment. We offer both music fundamentals, theory and studio technology, as well as music history and culture. Plus, in-person piano classes are back on Saturday!

Music Schedule

Music Technology Schedule


Photography

We still have seats open for Photoshop for Photographers I;  Introduction to Photography; and Photography of American Cultures, including Honors.

Of Special Interest in Photography this Fall

 

View Photography Schedule


Psychology

We offer a wide range of psychology courses at Foothill! Choose from General Psychology; Introduction to Biopsychology; Psychology of Prejudice Discrimination; Positive Psychology; Psychology of Women: Sex Gender Differences; Social Psychology; and more. Visit our Psychology Department for details about the program. See the schedule for what's offered this quarter!

View PSYCHOLOGY Schedule


Spanish

We offer a series of Spanish courses each quarter. Seats are still open this fall for SPAN 1-3 Elementary Spanish and SPAN 4-5 Intermediate Spanish.

 View Spanish Schedule


Theatre Arts

Our Theatre Arts program includes courses that teach you everything about being on and behind the theatre stage. You'll find classes for acting and singing;  technical theatre production and lighting; costume construction; and multicultural theatre arts in modern America. See what's offered this quarter!

View Theatre Arts Schedule


Physical Education (PHED)

Stay active and healthy! Take a PE Activity Class for health & wellness.

We offer everything from yoga and pilates, weight and cardio training,  hiking and golf, and other ways to get in shape, stay healthy and have fun—for the cost of a 1-unit course!

View In-Person PE classes

 

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Health Careers at Foothill

Dental Assisting Apprenticeship Program

GET PAID WHILE YOU LEARN!

Start our 15-month. part-time student pathway this fall. APPLY NOW.

Explore All Health Career Programs

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Library Services

Check out your course textbooks for the full quarter!

Chromebooks and calculators also available.  Email, Phone or Ask Library Staff

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Questions?
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