General Interest Science

UCSC Extension offers courses designed for people who thirst for knowledge, whether for professional or personal reasons. Our general interest science courses focus on what's cutting-edge in medicine, science and technology and range from one-day overviews to full 10-week courses. All are taught by experts in their fields, who weave in the theory and the practical applications of their disciplines.

Program Format

Courses are offered in classroom and online.

Credit Required


Program Duration

Courses usually take from 4 to 10 weeks to complete

Approximate Program Cost

Variable - depending on courses taken

(Program costs are higher for F-1 students.)