Experimental College (EXCO)

EXCO 301 Topics in the Experimental College (Unit: 1)

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Collaborative learning experiences in which students cooperatively explore a given subject based on their expertise and experience, shared engagement with materials, and a sense of joint ownership of the curriculum under the guidance of a trained student leader. Topics to be specified in the Class Schedule. Activity. May be repeated for a total of 5 units when topics vary.


  1. Pokemon
  2. Introduction to Veterinary Medicine
  3. Knitting Basics
  4. Genealogy
  5. Dr. Taylor A. Swift: a Timeline
  6. Not Goth: "Post-Punk" & Society 1977-1984
  7. DJing Basics-How to headline the next event
  8. Asian Student Union Internship
  9. Bandes Dessinees/French-language Comics
  10. The Perennial Philosophy
  11. Sustainable Development and You
  12. Let's Go! The Worlds of Superhero Tokusatsu
  13. Exploring Formula One: A Journey into the Culture
  14. Introduction to Crochet
  15. Lucid Dreaming
  16. SF Crash Course
  17. Various Topics of the Metaverse
  18. Diversibility
  19. Kapital: Understanding the Final Works of Marx
  20. Basics in Coffee
  21. The history of Comic Books in America
  22. The Self & Brand Synergy: A Modern Exploration
  23. An Introduction to Black Love
  24. Psychedelics 101
  25. University Advantage: Leadership,Career,Job Prep
  26. Art of Dance and the Music Video Industry
  27. Hacking Kitchen
  28. Comprehensive Cannabis Cultivation & Bus Mngmnt

EXCO 401 Organizing Experimental College Courses (Units: 1-3)

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and completion of an approved Experimental College preparation course.

A teaching practicum course for student instructors trained and prepared to lead EXCO 301 courses. Students participating in EXCO 401 will prepare materials and activities for their 301 course, discuss practices to facilitate learning and discussion, and participate in other teaching activities. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.

EXCO 402 Experimental College Service and Outreach Commitment (Unit: 1)

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing and completion of an approved Experimental College preparation course.

Gain experience organizing for the Experimental College by participating in outreach and governance through committees, planning events, tabling, etc. Supplements and extends the teaching practicum course for EXCO 301 student instructors. May be repeated for a total of 4 units.