Summer Term - Columbus Campus Students

Explore Summer Term Options


Columbus campus students have a unique opportunity to stay in Columbus and keep working towards their dreams and graduation. Smaller class sizes and keeping on track for graduation are some of the benefits of taking classes during Summer Term.

Explore popular Summer Term classes below:
AEDECON 4310 - Environmental and Natural Resources Economics
AEDECON 4597.01 - Food, Population, and the Environment
AEE 7320 - Adult Learning and Professional Development
AEE 8100 - Applied Communication Theory and Practice
AGRCOMM 2367 - Agricultural Issues in Contemporary Society
ANIMSCI 2367 - Animals in Society
ANIMSCI 4597 - Contemporary Animal Use Issues
ART 2100 - Visual Studies: Beginning Drawing
ART 2500 - Visual Studies: Digital Image Manipulation

  • Expand for more class offerings:
  • ART 2502: Intro to Ceramics: High Fire Techniques
    ART 2524 - Painting I
    ART 2555 - Photography I: Digital Camera
    ART 3009 - Film/Video I: Technologies and Analysis
    ASL 1102: Elementary American Sign Language II
    ASL 1103: Intermediate American Sign Language
    ASTRON 1140 - Planets and the Solar System
    ASTRON 1102 - From Planets to the Cosmos (no lab)
    BIOCHEM 4511 - Introduction to Biological Chemistry
    CHEM 2540 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
    CHEM 2550 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
    COMLDR 2530 - Introduction to Agricultural
    EARTHSC 1100 - How Planet Earth Works
    EDUTL 6912 - Research Writing for International and 2nd Language Graduate Students
    EDUTL 6913 - Thesis Proposal and Dissertation Writing for International and 2nd Language Graduate Students
    EDUTL 5030 - Spoken English for Academic Contexts
    ENGLISH 1101.01 - First-Year English Composition
    ENGLISH 2260 - Introduction to Poetry
    ENGLISH 2261 - Introduction to Fiction
    ENGLISH 2267 - Introduction to Creative Writing
    ENGLISH 2268 - Introductory Creative Nonfiction Workshop
    ENGLISH 2367.01 - Language, Identify, and Culture in the U.S. Experience
    ENGLISH 3372 - Science Fiction and/or Fantasy
    ENGLISH 3465 - Special Topics in Intermediate Fiction Writing
    ENGLISH 4592 - Special Topics in Women in Literature and Culture
    ENR 2100 - Introduction to Environmental Science
    ENR 2300 - Society and Natural Resources
    ENTMLGY 1260 - Introductory Insect Field Biology
    FDSCTE 1120 - Wine and Beer in Western Culture
    FDSCTE 1110 - Chocolate Science
    FDSCTE 1140 - Kitchen Science
    FDSCTE 1150 - Caffeine Science
    FDSCTE 2200 - The Science of Food
    FDSCTE 4597.02 - Food and Health Controversies in the 21st Century
    HDFS 4370 - Families and Stress
    KNSFHP 3312 - Issues in Alcohol / Drug Use and Abuse
    LING 2051 - Analyzing the Sounds of Language
    MICROBIO 4000 - Basic and Practical Microbiology
    PHILOS 1100 - Introduction to Philosophy
    PHILOS 2120 - Asian Philosophies
    PHILOS 2465 - Death and the Meaning of Life
    PHILOS 2500 - Symbolic Logic
    PHR 2367.01 - Drug Use in American Culture
    PLNTPTH 2001 - Sick Plants and a Hungry World
    PLNTPTH 4597 - Contemporary Issues: Pesticides, Genetic Engineering, and the Environment
    PUBHLTH 2010 - Introduction to Global Public Health
    PUBHEPI 2410 - Principles of Epidemiology
    PUBHHMP 4650 - U.S. and International Health Care
    RURLSOC 1500 - Introduction to Rural Sociology
    SOCWORK 3805 - Theories and Biological Basis of Addiction
    SOCWORK 3806 - Substance Use Screening, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning
    SOCWORK 3807 - Intervention and Prevention Strategies in Substance Use Treatment
    SOCWORK 3808 - Group and Relationship Approaches in Substance Use Treatment
    SOCWORK 5021 - Summer Institute of Addiction Studies
    SPANISH 1102.01 - Spanish II
    SPANISH 1103.01 - Spanish III
    SPANISH 3401 - Advanced Grammar
    SPANISH 3403 - Intermediate Spanish Composition
    SPANISH 3404 - Spanish Pronunciation
    SPANISH 3450 - Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture in Spanish: Reading Texts
    WGSST 2325 - Health and Inequality

  • Stone Lab (Students must apply to Stone Lab via stonelab.osu.edu)
  • EARTHSC 1107 - Field-Based Introduction to Oceanography
    EARTHSC 5189.05 - Field Geology for Educators: Lake Erie
    EEOB 1910 - Introduction to Biological Studies: Local Plants (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 1920 - Introduction to Biological Studies: Birds (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 1930 - Introduction to Biological Studies: Aquatic Biology (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 3310 - Evolution
    EEOB 3410 - Ecology
    EEOB 3420 - Behavioral Ecology
    EEOB 4950 - Field Ecology (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 5210 - Spider Biology (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 5420 - Aquatic Ecosystems: Ecology of Inland Waters
    EEOB 5910 - Spider Biology (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 5920 - Field Biology of Aquatic and Wetland Plants (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 5930 - Ichthyology (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 5940 - Field Zoology (Stone Lab)
    EEOB 5970 - Larval Fish Identification Workshop (Stone Lab)
    ENR 2360 - Ecology and Conservation of Birds
    ENR 3280 - Water Quality Management
    ENR 5690 - Workshop in Environmental Education
    ENTMLGY 1260 - Introductory Insect Field Biology
    KNSFHP 1140.05 - Outdoor Pursuits Program: Lake Erie Sport Fishing

Students with questions about their Student Financial Aid and how it may apply to Summer Term should contact Buckeye Link.

Dates and Deadlines and Term Structure

University academic calendar
We encourage students to familiarize themselves with the university's academic calendar for current Summer Term dates and deadlines.

Summer term structure
To provide as many options to our students for classes that fit into their schedule, Ohio State has created multiple sessions for Summer Term course offerings.
- One, 12 week Summer Term
- Two, 6-week sessions
- Two, 8-week sessions
- Three, 4-week sessions


Having multiple sessions of different lengths provides students at Ohio State the unique opportunity to adjust their schedule to their needs.

Registration information
Students should review the University Registrar's registration information, including current student enrollment appointments. Review the Course Catalog, and then Add a Class.

Contact Us

Students should contact their academic advisor first. For My Buckeye Link account-related or financial aid questions, contact Buckeye Link.