The following additions have been made to the Secondary Division catalog and are now open to applications.
We have added one new course, back from its pandemic hiatus:
Introduction to Biotechnology – New course; TuTh, AM or PM
On-site (UC Berkeley campus) · For students completing grades 7 or 8 only.
For current middle schoolers preparing for high school biology. Introduces concepts through hands-on lab work and modern research technologies. This course takes place in a campus lab and requires strict adherence to safety procedures.
Due to high demand, we have added a second section to the following courses:
Introduction to Public Speaking – WF PM section added
On-site (UC Berkeley campus) · For students completing grades 6–9.
For students who want to develop writing and speaking skills. Covers a variety of speaking styles, oratory, and debate.
Introduction to Computer Science: Solving Problems with Python – MWF AM section added
On-site (UC Berkeley campus) · Open to all qualified SD students.
For students new to coding with no computer science experience. Covers fundamental concepts in a semester-equivalent programming course. Note: This course has a compressed four-week schedule, beginning June 26 and ending July 21.