Unique Academic Study Opportunities

These courses are specifically designed for students wanting to take one or two online courses at UC Davis that focus on personal and professional development in 2020.

Highlights include

  • Reserved spaces available for instant enrollment
  • Specifically designed for online students
  • International students with lower English language requirements welcome
  • Access to the UC Davis library
  • Opportunity to engage in English and Cultural Conversation hours

Online Courses Available

DRA 198 – Presentation, Communications and Collaboration Skills 

Develop your oral and physical presentation skills and build confidence in the quality of your communications. Learn to connect with different audiences and present your ideas with clarity. This online course is designed to improve public speaking and presentation skills and help students overcome stage fright. These are the abilities students need to succeed in graduate school or to prepare for the most sought-after careers of today! Learn more

ENG 198 – University of California, Davis, Directed Group Study: Research Methodology & Graduate Preparation in STEM

This online course provides an excellent opportunity to engage with UC Davis professors in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Learn about their research projects and receive expert advice on being a successful researcher and graduate school candidate. Learn more

Epidemiology The Core of One Health for Infectious Diseases

This online introductory course in epidemiology addresses real-world problems such as African swine fever virus and the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which are now affecting the safety and security of people around the world and causing trillions of dollars in economic losses. Responding to a crisis requires creative thinking. This groundbreaking course provides a multidisciplinary focus leading to novel solutions. Learn more