Spring 2017 High Demand Courses Online Course List


How to Register?

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Spartans Online offers courses through a program called "High Demand Courses Online". The goal of this program is to provide courses SJSU students need to progress in their educational goals (e.g., to graduate, to apply for their major, to attain mastery in a specific domain required for degree progression, etc.). These classes begin after the Census date each semester.

Course  Course Description Section Class # Credits Instructor

Rhetorical and Cultural Criticism

Survey of leading theorists, critics and movements in the area of rhetoric and cultural studies. Examines interpretations of speech and discourse as an approach to understanding both real life issues and advanced work in communication studies.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or instructor consent.

30 30428 4 Gina Firenzi
GEOL 105

General Oceanography

Scientific examination of the impact of oceans on global society, and human impacts on the oceans, through classroom discussions, computer exercises and field trips.

GE Area: R Prerequisite: Passage of the Writing Skills Test (WST) or ENGL/LLD 100A with a C or better (C- not accepted), completion of Core General Education and upper division standing are prerequisites to all SJSU studies courses. Completion of, or co-registration in, 100W is strongly recommended. Misc/Lab: Lecture 3 hours/field trips.

30 30439 3 Don Reed


For more information about future online course offering through special session, please contact Spartans Online at 408.924.2670 or email