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Students in self-paced EoD courses have up to 9 months to complete the course with a one-time option of a 3-month extension for an additional $75. Self-paced courses are entirely online; the student is in charge of completing the course material at his or her own pace. All courses are undergraduate level. (Number in parentheses indicates semester hours.)

 

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Chemistry

CHEM 1411C.   CHEMISTRY I
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 College Algebra or MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics. Chemical laws and theory for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Requires completion of a lab safety training ($6), purchase of a separate laboratory kit ($ ~100), and completion of accompanying experiments. 4 credit hours.

"Dr. Flynn was clear and easy to understand. I think he provides a lot of extra information to increase students understanding of chemistry topics."  CHEM 1411C student evaluation

CHEM 1412C.    CHEMISTRY II 
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1411  Continuation of CHEM 1411. Solutions, chemical equilibrium, ionic equilibria, acids and bases, thermodynamics and chemistry of selected elements. Requires completion of a lab safety training ($6), purchase of a separate laboratory kit ($ ~100), and completion of accompanying experiments. 4 credit hours.

"Good course, good instructor, good format." CHEM 1412C student evaluation

Communication

COMM 1318C.    INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
Application of communication theory to interpersonal relationship development, maintenance, and termination in relationship contexts including friendships, romantic partners, families, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. 3 credit hours.

COMM 3341C.    PERSUASION
Theory of human motivation as social influence. Analysis of persuasive materials and development of persuasive strategies, preparation and presentation of persuasive appeals. 3 credit hours.

Criminal Justice

CRIJ 3362C.    STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 College AlgebraMATH 1332 Mathematics for Liberal Arts, or MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics. Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. 3 credit hours.

"Dr Rausch was very nice and easy to work with."  CRIJ 3362C student evaluation

English

ENGL 2311C.    INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WRITING
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301 Introduction to Professional and Technical Communication. Introduction to rhetorical techniques associated with workplace correspondence. Students prepare materials in the general areas of correspondence, short reports, instructions and descriptions. 3 credit hours.

"I thought the mix of PPT, Book and online material was appropriate for learning. The quizzes appropriately tied in the subject matter as did the projects." ENGL 2311C student evaluation

ENGL 2341C.    INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301 Introduction to Professional and Technical Communication. Reading and discussion of representative works from major genres with the aim of providing competence in critical reading and analysis, knowledge of formal characteristics and appreciation of literary texts. May be repeated once for credit when topics vary. 3 credit hours.

History

HIST 1301C.    AMERICA, 1492-1877
Survey in American history: discovery, exploration and colonization; establishment of independence and the new nation, and problems of new government in securing respect at home and abroad; expansion; economic and social development; nationalism versus sectionalism; Civil War and Reconstruction. 3 credit hours.

"The instructor was very helpful and timely in her email responses. She graded everything in a timely manner.  I would definitely recommend Mrs. Roberts" HIST 1301C student evaluation

HIST 1302C.    AMERICA SINCE 1877
Settlement of the last West; economic revolution; social, economic and political consequences of industrialism; emergence of the United States as a world power; development of American culture.3 credit hours.

"Overall it was a great course, and I love the layout of the class. It is a very manageable class for people with busy schedules." HIST 1302C student evaluation

Math

MATH 2412C.   PRE-CALCULUS
Prerequisite(s): ACT score of 24 or SAT 560 or above on math section or MATH 1314 College Algebra or MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics. Coverage of algebraic and trigonometric concepts necessary for calculus. 4 credit hours.

MATH 2413C.   CALCULUS I
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus math, or ACT score of 27 or SAT 620 or above on math section. Limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of derivative, differentials, indefinite and definite integrals. 4 credit hours.

MATH 2414C.   CALCULUS II
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2413 Calculus I. Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, techniques of integration and applications, infinite series, power series. 4 credit hours.

MATH 3342C.    DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2414 Calculus II. A grade of “C” or better in MATH 2414 is strongly recommended. Techniques of solving first-order and nth-order linear differential equations, applications of first- and second-order differential equations and Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and partial differential equations. 3 credit hours.

Mass Communications

MCOM 1307C.    INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION
Study of the media by which entertainment and information messages are delivered. Includes an overview of traditional and emerging mass media: functions, structures, supports, and influences. 3 credit hours.

Management

MGT 3330C.    PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
Analysis of theory and practice of management as related to functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. 3 credit hours.

MGT 4311C.   BUSINESS ETHICS AND SOCIETY
Prerequisite: junior standing. Examination of the business environment, its influence on business decisions, results of business operations and the ethical nature of such decisions. 3 credit hours.

Political Science

POSC 2305C.    AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
Origins, structure and functions of national government of the United States and principles which underlie American democracy. 3 credit hours.

"I really like Dr. Welch. I took him for POSC 2305 and it was perfect and well understood; hence why I took him again for the second POSC!" POSC 2305C student evaluation

POSC 2306C.    AMERICAN STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Principal aspects of state and local government in the United States with special reference to Texas. 3 credit hours.

POSC 3362C.    STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 College AlgebraMATH 1332 Mathematics for Liberal Arts, or MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics. Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. 3 credit hours.

Religion

RELI 1371C.    OLD TESTAMENT
History, literature and teaching of the Old Testament. 3 credit hours.

RELI 1372C.    NEW TESTAMENT
History, literature and teaching of the New Testament. 3 credit hours.

"It was interesting to study the history of the New Testament and Professor Drumheller challenges students to think critically." RELI 1372C student evaluation

Sports and Exercise Science

SES 3316C.    DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO
Effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco on physiological, mental, and psychological health and well-being with a focus on prevention education for self-responsibility. 3 credit hours.

Sociology

SOCI 3362C.    STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 College AlgebraMATH 1332 Mathematics for Liberal Arts, or MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics. Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. 3 credit hours.

"The book recommended for this course is an excellent book. Very clear and is understood easily." SOCI 3362C student evaluation

SOCI 4311C.    CONTEMPORARY FAMILIES
Families as a social institution, changes in family structure and their impact on family members, family organization and disorganization, and future of the family and home.

"The instructor is obviously very knowledgeable about the material. The movies and personal stories that the book provided made the material more relatable." SOCI 4311C student evaluation

SOCI 4321C.    RACIAL AND CULTURAL MINORITIES
Characteristics and distribution of ethnic and other culture minorities in modern societies; nature and causes of conflicts arising from group contacts and interaction; problems of minority adjustment and assimilation.

"Everything was very well done. I would definitely take a course from this instructor again. The writing assignments were interesting and the chapter/lecture content was engaging." SOCI 4321C student evaluation

Social Work

SOCW 3362C.    STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 College AlgebraMATH 1332 Mathematics for Liberal Arts, or MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics. Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. 3 credit hours.

"Course content was extremely relevant and helpful." SOCW 3362 student evaluation