General Education Courses


Single Courses
Aging & Society
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Aging & Society introduces you to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps you understand seniors and know how to work with them. This course combines sound academics with an empathetic view of the lives of older people.
$1,000.00
American Government
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
What are the foundations of America’s political system? What is the constitutional basis for U.S. core values? Our American Government course examines the inner workings of political institutions, their processes, and their evolution throughout U.S. history. We explore aspects of the presidency, Congressional processes, the judiciary, elections, and also how the mass media influences politics and public opinion.
$1,000.00
Anatomy & Physiology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Anatomy and Physiology course makes the difficult concepts of anatomy and physiology clear and easier to understand. Focusing on the normal structure and function of the human body and what the body does to maintain homeostasis, our course provides students with detailed illustrations and a variety of interactive learning tools to help establish an essential foundation for success in the care of the human body.
$1,000.00
Business Communications
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Business Communications course gives students a comprehensive review and in-depth analysis of the many roles that communication fills in modern organizational life. We focus on several specific communication roles, processes, and policies that impact organizational practices and that promote desirable outcomes for both individuals and entire organizations. We start with the basic model of and purpose for business communications.
$1,000.00
Business Law
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Business Law course introduces both traditional law topics, such as contracts, property, torts, as well as legal issues relating to the internet, employment, and international law. A number of examples and case studies are highlighted throughout the course to better enable understanding of various topics and practical situations. Awareness of basic legal principles is one of the best risk management tools for any businessperson.
$1,000.00
College Algebra
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our College Algebra course provides a comprehensive and multi-layered exploration of algebraic principles. Students of differing levels of experience with mathematics will be guided through this course with ideas that are clearly presented. Example problems are shown at the end of every chapter which offer detailed, conceptual explanations. This course engages students and provides a strong, cumulative foundation of the material.
$1,000.00
Computer Basics: Digital Literacy
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
In this fast paced world of technology, it is important to be computer literate. Computer Basics gives students a better understanding of computers and many fascinating components of the digital world. This course introduces learners to basic hardware, such as traditional desktops, tablets and mobile applications. We will take a look at different types of browsers, tools that can enhance productivity, data storage options and proper internet searching techniques.
$1,000.00
English Composition I
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course introduces you to the essential foundations of college level writing. Our Composition I course provides an overview of academic and professional writing, research, planning, drafting, and publishing. The basic fundamentals are covered from the ground up; from structuring and developing a paper, crafting topics, creating outlines and revising, editing, grammar, and proofreading skills. You will be introduced to the general processes of communication through writing and reading.
$1,000.00
English Composition II
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
In our Composition II course, we examine the processes of topic concentration, research, and writing to produce well thought out and logical types of writing. We discuss how to compose a variety of writings, such as narratives, descriptive essays, reviews, proposals, arguments, and research papers. We dive into the research and writing process by exploring how to locate and evaluate good sources and read critically.
$1,000.00
Film Appreciation
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Have you ever wondered what it actually takes to produce a movie? There are many components that need to be developed before it hits the big screen. In this Film Appreciation course, we will explore the aesthetics of cinema, the concepts behind storytelling, and various elements of a film. We examine the elements of what makes a ‘good’ film and understand the role movies play in our daily lives and in society.
$1,000.00
French I
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Have you always wanted to learn another language? Do you love traveling and hope to travel to a French-speaking country? If so, this course is for you. French is the primary or secondary language spoken in approximately forty countries across the world. The French language belongs to the group of romance language that also includes Spanish and Italian and Portuguese.
$1,000.00
French II
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course picks up where French I stopped, continuing in an exploration of the French and Francophone culture and language and building on the basic language skills of reading, listening, writing, speaking, and building an understanding of the French language. This class will focus on talking about how you spend your time, routines, relationships, food, and travel with basic vocabulary and grammar for building beginning French language skills. 
$1,000.00
Biology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 45
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This General Biology Lab works in conjunction with introductory Biology concepts by providing a series of real world, hands-on experiments. This course requires students to complete at home experiments, track and document results, and submit lab assessments. This course starts with an introduction into science, developing a hypothesis, and presenting data. Lab safety concepts are covered, as well as proper ways to handle emergencies.
$350.00
General Chemistry I
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Ever wonder how chemistry pertains to your everyday life? Chemistry encompasses everything you touch, see, and feel on a daily basis. Chemical substances and processes are essential for our existence, to nourish us, to keep us clean and healthy, to provide transportation and so much more. Our General Chemistry course examines concepts of everyday issues and real-world applications of science.
$1,000.00
Chemistry Lab
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 45
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This General Chemical Lab works in conjunction with introductory Chemistry concepts by providing a series of real world, hands-on experiments. This course requires students to complete at home experiments, track and document results, and submit lab assessments. We start by examining how to properly and safely handle chemicals, identify variables, and construct a hypothesis.
$350.00
Geographic Information Systems
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Put simply, Geographic Information Systems is a special type of information technology that integrates data and information from various sources as maps. Our course provides an introduction to key concepts behind GIS technology with dynamic real-world applications. This course covers the essentials of cartography, geospatial data management, geospatial analysis of vector and raster models, web mapping, and other topics that form the fundamental layers of Geographic Information Systems.
$1,000.00
German I
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course offers a communicative introduction to the German language and German-speaking cultures and provides beginning German students with the necessary skills for successful communication in today’s rapidly changing world by exposing them to a wealth of written and spoken authentic textual materials. Learn beginning conversational skills in addition to gaining skill in listening, speaking, and writing.
$1,000.00
German II
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course offers an introduction to the German language and German-speaking cultures. Students will gain needed skills for successful communication in today’s rapidly changing world by exposing them to a wealth of written and spoken authentic textual materials. Learn beginning conversational skills in addition to gaining skill in listening, speaking, and writing. Students will build upon German I vocabulary, grammar, and cultural knowledge.
$1,000.00
Introduction to Business
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Do you ever wonder how businesses are developed, organized, and managed? After completing our Introduction to Business course, you might be surprised at some of the qualities of entrepreneurs and how businesses are organized and operated. Business can mean different things to different people. We will examine the entire framework of a business, from human resources, accounting, operations management, labor relations, and much more.
$1,000.00
Literature
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Literature course explores short stories, poetry, and dramatic plays by immersing students in literary traditions through carefully selected pieces of literature. First we will step into the world of the short story by gaining an understanding of plot, point of view, tone, settings, and character. Next we move onto essential tools that poets use and we explore various forms of poetry. Finally, we identify Drama’s Greek roots and famous works of Shakespeare.
$1,000.00
Accounting
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Self-Study
Are you interested in identifying, measuring, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information for the pursuit of an organization’s goals?  Our Managerial Accounting course provides managers the tools needed to make the best decisions to achieve the goals of their organizations. Students will explore the building blocks of managerial accounting, standard costs and variances, budgeting, and performance measures.
$1,000.00
MIS
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
The challenging field of information systems (IS) has great impacts on restructuring work, disrupting industries, and creating opportunities within technology and business. This Managing Information Systems course focuses on real-world examples and major companies to illustrate key points and utilizes case studies to examine topics, providing skills and knowledge that are easily transferable to the business world.
$1,000.00
Money & Banking
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Money and Banking course addresses the modern framework of today's financial system and the important roles of both financial markets and banks. We examine financial sectors of the economy, monetary policies, and interest rates. This course shows how the financial system consists of all securities, intermediaries, and markets that exist to match savers and borrowers.
$1,000.00
Music Appreciation
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
What does music mean to you? Do you find yourself lost in your favorite song or style of music? We all listen to music for different reasons. It may be to help motivate us during exercise, to relax, or just to pass the time. Whatever the reason for listening, music impacts almost everyone in some way. Technology has made music accessible in new and exciting ways.  So, why is music so appealing? Research supports the healing power of music that is both pleasurable and therapeutic.
$1,000.00
Pre-Calculus
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
In this Pre-Calculus course, learners are given the chance to extend their knowledge and explore a variety of different functions, such as linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic. These functions will provide a mathematical foundation moving forward. This course also explores trigonometric functions, as well as more advanced Pre-Calculus topics such as systems of equations and inequalities, analytic geometry, sequences, probability, and counting theory.
$1,000.00
Accounting
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Are you good with computing numbers and analyzing financial data? Whether you dream of working for a large company or envision owning your own business, accountants are in demand. Our Principles of Accounting Level 1 course provides students with the opportunity to explore basic accounting systems, processes, and the resulting financial statements. Additionally, you will closely examine accounting rules, procedures, and controls that are applicable to cash, merchandising, and adjustments.
$1,000.00
Accounting
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Principles of Accounting Level 2 course provides students with a solid understanding of a variety of accounting subjects that are uniquely applicable to managing business operations. Students will take a closer look at cash flow management, fundamentals of inventory, long-term assets, and liabilities. Our curriculum will also provide a thorough overview of corporation and partnership accounting.
$1,000.00
Macroeconomics
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course introduces students to the study of Macroeconomics by focusing on how we make choices in a world of scarce resources.  We start by learning about the first analytical model in economics: supply, demand, and equilibrium.  Next, we move on to discuss elasticity and price, two key concepts in economics. The Macroeconomic perspective is then applied to economic growth, unemployment and inflation, and international trade and capital flows.
$1,000.00
Microeconomics
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course introduces students to the study of Microeconomics by focusing on how we make choices in a world of scarce resources.  We start by learning about the first analytical model in economics: supply, demand, and equilibrium.  Next, we move on to discuss elasticity, choice, and competition, three key concepts in economics.
$1,000.00
Professional and Career Development
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our Professional and Career Development course has been designed to develop and enhance the students’ skills and attributes thereby optimizing his/her chance of succeeding in the workplace. This course is packed with innovative resources you can use now and throughout your career. It helps you move from "job seeker" to "job finder" with its comprehensive step-by-step guide to finding and keeping a job.
$1,000.00
Psychology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
The field of psychology is fascinating! Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. The goal of psychology is to understand individuals and groups. Psychologists want to know why people do what they do. The purpose of our course is to explore psychology's view of one of the most captivating and puzzling of all topics: ourselves. Its content is the story of the search for pieces of this puzzle and an account of how the pieces have begun to fit together. Its purpose is to teach.
$1,000.00
Social Problems
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Understanding how to apply knowledge of social problems to our own lives can be sometimes difficult. Our Social Problems course provides a comprehensive view of different issues and explores societal consequences. We explore problems and solutions through several pedagogical means, such as case studies, data collection, and research methods.
$1,000.00
Social Psychology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Social psychologists investigate how we view ourselves and others, how we interact with others, how we influence others, and how we act when we are part of a group. Given the amount of time each of us spend thinking about and interacting with the people we encounter every day, much of our lives are spent with the subject matter of social psychology. You encounter social psychology in your day-to-day life, and a textbook on social psychology should reflect that.
$1,000.00
Sociology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
We live in a world of rapid development and change, both in how people interact thanks to technology and the evolution of social stratification. Sociology is defined as the study of groups and group interactions, societies and social interactions, from small, personal groups to very large groups.
$1,000.00
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world with at least 400 million speakers and the most spoken language throughout South and Central America, Spain, and much of the United States. Speaking another language can seem daunting at first, but Spanish is one of the easier languages to learn, especially for native English speakers.
$1,000.00
Statistics
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
In our Statistics course, students will be introduced to basic statistical concepts, probability, and statistical reasoning. We cover the fundamentals of sampling, collecting, and interpreting data. An overview of descriptive statistics is given and ways to comprehend and solve problems related to discrete and continuous random variables. We also cover hypothesis testing, regressions, and F distribution.
$1,000.00
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course examines United States history from 1865 to today. During this time, the American people experienced an end of isolation as their country became a major player on the world stage.  We start with an exploration of America’s recovery from the Civil War, expansion into the west, and urban growth. Next we focus on the pivotal decades of the new century that saw much racial discord, urbanization, new technologies, a world at war, and women’s suffrage.
$1,000.00
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
The discipline of geography can provide a framework for understanding our world and what ties us together. Our World Geography course describes the fundamentals of physical geography, as well as the concepts behind population, culture, demographics, and globalization. We explore each region’s spatial concepts, their environments, and resources. Our course provides a thorough overview of the world’s major continents.
$1,000.00
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
This course introduces you to World History by exploring the evolution of societies and civilizations from the dawn of mankind up to the year 1800. We start by discussing man’s ancient ancestors, the formation of complex societies, and the rise of empires. We then move on to discuss the rise and fall of the major societies in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and India.  We conclude with an exploration of aspects of the early modern era and emergence of new world patterns.
$1,000.00
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 135
Course Type:
Mentor Supported
Our World Religions course offer students a comparative study of the world’s major religions. We examine important themes such as myths, rituals, scriptures, and paths of transformation throughout the course. We cover the historical aspects of Native American, African, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism religions, as well as modern day philosophies.
$1,000.00