Non-Tech28 courses

Intro to Physics

Go to the places where big physics discoveries were made in the past and make them yourself. You’ll visit Italy, the Netherlands, and the UK as you learn basic physics.

How to Build a Startup

Learn what it takes to build a successful startup using the Customer Development process, where entrepreneurs "get out of the building" to gather and iterate on feedback.

Intro to the Design of Everyday Things

This course will provide you with the insight to start recognizing the role of design in today’s world, and to start making better design decisions in your own life.
INSTRUCTORS: Don Norman, Kristian Simsarian

Intro Algebra Review

A brief review of introductory algebra topics including integer operations, scientific notation, algebraic expressions, linear equations, and graphing.
INSTRUCTORS: Kelly Vetter, Sue Ann Austin

Visualizing Algebra

Learn the basics of Algebra through intuition and problem solving! From fractions to factors to functions, we’ll cover a breadth of topics.
San Jose State University

Differential Equations in Action

Write Python code to find numerical solutions to systems of differential equations. The models you create will fight wildfires, bring spaceships back to earth, and more!
INSTRUCTORS: Jörn Loviscach

Tales from the Genome

Learn the basics of genetics, with a personal twist. This class is all about DNA and how it shapes who we are.
INSTRUCTORS: Matthew Cook, Lauren Castellano, Joanna Mountain, Uta Francke, 23andMe Team
[Archive] 23andMe, 23andMe

College Algebra

Gain an in-depth understanding of algebraic principles and learn how to use them to solve problems you may meet in everyday life.
INSTRUCTORS: Julie Sliva Spitzer
San Jose State University

Intro to Psychology

Go on a journey through psychological concepts and principles to enable you to gain a more in-depth understanding of human thought and behavior.
INSTRUCTORS: Susan Snycerski, Greg Feist
San Jose State University

Product Design

Learn product validation, UI/UX practices, Google’s Design Sprint and the process for setting and tracking actionable metrics.