Porter Courses

Alva Noƫ's plenary lecture, and signing of his book Strange Tools, for the CORE class

College Curriculum 

In addition to the Core Course, Porter College offers a changing variety of 2-unit and 5-unit courses. The College is especially dedicated to fostering achievement in the arts and humanities, and its curriculum emphasizes art history, creative writing, dance, environmental art, film and video, literature, philosophy of art, photography, theater arts, and visual art. Students have opportunities to explore studio and theoretical approaches to the arts (including handicraft), interdisciplinary work involving the arts or humanities, and the impact of the arts or humanities in the public sphere.