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Class Schedule

Featured Spring Courses

Spring Quarter Starts April 10

Join Us for On-Campus Classes!

See what's offered and when. Seats still available.

View In-PErson clasSES 

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

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your spring 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 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 spring classes to fit your needs and interests.

Featured New Course

Spring 2023 ENGL 10A: Literature and the Environment CRN 41456

No matter what your major, this new course is for everyone, including you!

Explore relationships between nature and culture, the human and non-human. Examine how literature reflects, shapes, and constructs perceptions of built and natural environments. Learn about the intersections between literature, activism, and environmental justice from the perspectives of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, dis/ability, citizenship, geography, and species. 


  • Featured book: "A Psalm for the Wild Built," by Becky Chambers
  • Fully online with instructor Amber La Piana
  • Register with CRN 41456

Featured Program

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Become a Personal Trainer

Earn a Certificate of Achievement

Complete the 26-unit certificate requirements in one year. If you work full time, you may prefer to complete program courses in four or more quarters.

Our program emphasizes anatomy, exercise physiology, and psychology, as well as small business practices and a fitness industry internship.

Three major courses offered this spring, all fully online.

 

Personal Trainer Program

Courses By Department

Accounting

Choose from 20 accounting course descriptions this spring—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

Anth 4 First Peoples of North America, Fully Online, Instructor Linda Neff, CRN 41385

Explore Native American societies and cultures, north of Mexico, from a cultural perspective, including social organization, economics, technology and belief systems. Learn about historic and current relationship between the federal government and the Native Americans, and contemporary issues of Native American communities.

ALL Anthropology Classes


Art

We have seats open in the following art history and studio courses this spring.

ART 2A History Of Western Art from Prehistory Through Early Christianity

Hybrid, Meets In-Person 10-11:50 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Instructor Cynthia Brannvall, CRN 40331

ART 4I Figure Drawing II

In-person, Meets 9-11:50 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Instructor Hilary Gomes, CRN 41518

ART 47B Watercolor II

In-person, Meets 9-11:50 a.m., Noon-2:50 p.m. Saturdays, Instructor Jeffrey Levitch, CRN 40557

View Art Class Schedule


Biology

BIOL 15 California Ecology/Natural History
In-Person, Meets Friday 9 a.m.-12:40 p.m., 1:30-4:20 p.m., CRN 40933.

An introduction to ecology, natural history and field biology through the study of the plants and animals of the San Francisco Bay Area, largely in an outdoor setting, including all-day field trips.

View ALL Biology Classes


Business

Take a wide range of business courses at Foothill, including finance, law, marketing, data analytics and more. Check out what's offered this quarter.

View Business Schedule


Chemistry

A full schedule of on-campus chemistry course is being offered this spring, with seats still available.

VIew Chemistry Schedule


Communication Studies

COMM 10 Gender, Communication & Culture
Online, Instructor Preston Ni, CRN 40392

Communication Studies Schedule


Computer Science

Choose from a open seats in a wide range of CS courses, including Foundations of Computer Programing; Software Development in Java, C++, or Python; Linux; Javascript; Database Management; Cybersecurity; Networking; and more.

Computer Science Schedule


Creative Writing

Throughout the year, we offer one creative writing format per quarter:

  • CRWR 6 Intro to Creative Writing
  • CRWR 25A Poetry in the Community
  • CRWR 39A & 39B Introduction to Short Fiction Writing and Advanced Short Fiction Writing
  • CRWR 41A & 41B Poetry (CRN 40934) and Advanced Poetry Writing (CRN 40935)Both offered this spring with instructor Kimberly Escamilla in an online hybrid format, meeting virtually at 10–11:50 a.m. Wednesdays.

English for Second Language Learners

We offer both non-credit and for-credit classes to help you improve your English speaking and writing skills. See what's available this spring.

Non-Credit ESLL Schedule

For-Credit ESLL Schedule


English

Experience great stories this spring. Take one of our literature courses for inspiration and interaction with a community of readers — all offered fully online.

See English Class Schedule


Graphic & Interactive Design

GID 61 Portfolio
Online, Instructor Eric Kneeland, CRN 41646

GID 68A Intro Virtual Reality Design—Choose on-campus or fully online, both with instructor Emily Dang.

View All GID Classes


Health

Explore contemporary topics in public health - an important and timely subject. Choose from HLTH 21 Contemporary Health Concerns; HLTH 22  Health & Social Justice, and HLTH 300  Health Across The Lifespan.

View Health Schedule


History

Choose from a range of history courses, including World History from 750 CE-1750 CE; History of Western Civilization to 800 CE; History of Western Civilization 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

History of California: The Multicultural State, Online, CRN 40610

View All History Classes


Humanities

Start at the Beginning

HUMN 1 Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas: The Ancient World  — On Campus, Meets 10-11:50 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday, Instructor Mona Rawal

Take an interdisciplinary and thematic approach to the history of human culture and ideas. Major eras covered include Mesopotamia, Egypt, China's Han and Tang Dynasties, India's Gupta Empire, Japan's Nara period, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and the flowering of world religions. Class discussions, projects and lectures address the development of worldviews, moral and ethical values and the arts in civilizations across the globe and throughout time. 


Examine the Inter-relationship Between Religion and Human Meaning

HUMN 7  Global Religions: Contemporary Practices & Perspectives

Choose the HUMN 7 section that works with your schedule!


  • Fully online, Instructor Natalie Latteri, CRN 41366
  • Combined Virtual, Instructor Tony Kashani, Meets Mondays Online 1-2:50 p.m, Wednesday On Campus, 1-2:50 p.m. CRN 40448

Study how religions shape our understanding of diverse topics, such as human rights, war, peace, globalization and science as well as music, sport, humor, film and the visual arts. Examine the inter-relationship between religion and human meaning creation through the specific lenses of ethics, aesthetics and politics. 

View All HUmanities Classes


Japanese

Looking to learn Japanese or continue improving your skills? Start with JAPN 1: Elementary Japanese or see which intermediate and advance courses are being offered this quarter!

View Japanese Schedule


Math

Looking to register for Math 10 Elementary Statistics? We've added a new online section with open seats!


Media Studies

MDIA 2B History of Film 1945-Current
Online, Instructor Eduardo Rufeisen, CRN 40377

Media Studies Schedule


Music

MUS 2C Great Composers & Music Masterpieces
Hybrid, Meets Online Noon-1:50 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Instructor Robert Hartwell, CRN 40083

Music Schedule


Music Technology

Our Music Technology Program is one of the largest in  California,  providing entry to a career in the entertainment and media industry. Check out what's offered this quarter.

Music Technology Schedule


Photography

PHOT 74A Studio Photo Techniques
Hybrid, Meets in-person 6:30-9:20 p.m. Tuesdays, Instructor Nasim Moghadam, CRN 40720

View Photography Schedule


Physics

PHYS 12: Introduction to Modern Physics
In-person, Meets 10-11:50 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11-11:50 a.m. Fridays, Instructor Sarah Parikh, CRN 40931, CSU and UC transferrable. No background in science or math is required!

Are you curious how physics applies to our every day modern world? Take this introduction to science course for non-STEM majors. Explore hands-on investigation with a variety of topics, including how light bulbs work!

View Physics 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 have open seats for Elementary Spanish 1-3. See which level and mode of instruction works for you — fully online or virtual with meeting times. Then get started learning Spanish or improving your skills!

 View Spanish Schedule


Theatre Arts

Enroll in our Theatre Arts program to learn everything about being on and behind the theatre stage — acting and singing;  technical theatre production and lighting; costume construction; and multicultural theatre arts in modern America. See what's offered this quarter, including an in-person stage combat class!

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!

Register for an on-campus course this spring!

VIEW ALL PE SPRING CLASSES

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Health Careers at Foothill

Earn a Certificate of Achievement in Pharmacy Technology

Take 1-unit PHT 200L this spring to learn about Pharm Tech careers. Apply now to start 9-month program this fall.

Explore All Health Career Programs At foothill

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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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Study in London, England This Fall

September–December 2023

Take classes from Foothill faculty, earn 12-15 transferrable credits, and travel as a global citizen in this global city. Application due June 29.

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