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Students can register for a self-paced course anytime and take up to nine month to complete the course.  Courses begin immediately when the student receives an enrollment e-mail.  3-hour courses cost $595, 4-hour courses cost $775, 3-hour graduate courses cost $757.  Beginning August 28, 2017, 3-hour courses cost $699, 4-hour courses cost $935, and 3-hour graduate courses cost $850.

Students who register in the courses below have up to 9 months to complete the course with the option of a 3-month extension for an additional $75.  All courses are undergraduate level. (Number in parentheses indicates semester hours.)

Chemistry (CHEM)

1411C. Chemistry I. 
Prerequisite: College Algebra or 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. This course includes four proctored exams. (4)

1412C. Chemistry II.
Prerequisite: 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. This course includes four proctored exams. (4)

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)

3341C. Persuasion (opens May Intersession 2017)
Theory of human motivation as social influence. Analysis of persuasive materials and development of persuasive strategies, preparation and presentation of persuasive appeals. (3)

Criminal Justice (CRIJ)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as POSC 3362C, SOCI 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)

English (ENGL)

2311C. Introduction to Professional and Technical Communication.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301. Introduction to rhetorical techniques associated with workplace correspondence. Students prepare materials in the general areas of correspondence, short reports, instructions and descriptions. (3)

2341C.  Introduction to Literature.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301. 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. (3)

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)

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)

Math (MATH)

2412C. Pre-Calculus.
Prerequisite(s): ACT score of 24 or SAT 560 or above on math section or College Algebra. Coverage of algebraic and trigonometric concepts necessary for calculus. This course includes four proctored exams. (4)

2413C. Calculus I.
Prerequisite: Plane Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus 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. This course includes four proctored exams. (4)
 

2414C. Calculus II.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2413.
Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, techniques of integration and applications, infinite series, power series. This course includes four proctored exams. (4)

3342C. Differential Equations (opens Summer 1 2017)
Techniques of solving first-order and nth-order linear differential equations, applications of first and second order differential equations, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and partial differential equations. This course includes four proctored exams. (4)

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) 

Management (MGT)

MGT 3330C. Principles of Management (opens Fall 2017)
Analysis of the theory and practice of management as related to functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.

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)

2306C. American State And Local Government.
Principal aspects of state and local government in the United States with special reference to Texas. (3)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.  
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as CRIJ 3362C, SOCI 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)

Religion (RELI)

1371C. Old Testament Studies.
History, literature and teaching of the Old Testament. (3)

1372C. New Testament Studies.
History, literature and teaching of the New Testament. (3)

Sports And Exercise Sciences (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)

Sociology (SOCI)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.  
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as CRIJ 3362C, POSC 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)

4311C. Sociology of Family. 
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. (3)

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. (3)

Social Work (SOCW)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences. 
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as CRIJ 3362C, POSC 3362C, and SOCI 3362C. (3)