Summer Sessions | Courses | The Earth and Beyond

The Summer 2020 application is now open. To create an account and start an application for "Non-Degree Programs" follow this link: https://apply.sps.columbia.edu/apply/. Please contact summersessions@columbia.edu to speak to an advisor with any questions.

The Earth and Beyond

From the Earth’s core to outer reaches of space, explore the living environment during Columbia summer, with a grounding in biology, behavioral science and environment coursework.

Choose what piques your interest from the menu of courses listed below to make your summer out of this world.

Summer 2020 Session Info

Choose from one to two courses per session, for a total of up to four courses during the summer term.

  • Session 1 (D) courses are  May 26 - July 2
  • Session 2 (Q) courses are  July 6 - August 14

To request a syllabus, please contact the Summer Sessions office at summersessions@columbia.edu with the course name and number. Check the Directory of Courses for the most up-to-date information.

Choose up to four classes (12 points) from the following list: