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If you need additional coursework to fulfill prerequisite requirements, or if you need more credits to qualify for our program, taking a Keuka College online course may be your best option.
Our online classes are only available to Keuka College students currently enrolled, or planning to enroll in one of our accelerated bachelor’s or master’s degree programs. Before enrolling in an online course, speak with your academic advisor to determine which courses will fulfill your credit needs.
Online Course Offerings (Spring 2015)
Click “watch video” below to see a short video about selected courses. Meet your online course instructor and learn about what the course has to offer.
|ART 201: History of Western Art|
|BIO 202: Human Biology|
|BUS 320: An Introduction to Research & Analysis Using Statistics|
|CJS 317: Juvenile Delinquency: Developments & Trends|
|CJS 403: White Collar Crime|
|ENG 118: Poems, Plays and Prose|
|ENG 313: Children’s Literature|
|ENV 105: Environmental Science|
|GRN 201: Sociology of Aging|
|GRN 203: Psychology of Aging|
|GRN 220: Issues in Death and Dying|
|GRN 340: Contemporary Issues in Gerontology|
|HIS 120: United States History to 1877 - watch video|
|HIS 121: United States History from 1877 to Present – watch video|
|HIS 341: United States in World Affairs|
|HIS 360: New York State History – watch video|
|HIS 441: Violence in History – watch video|
|MUS 101: Music Appreciation|
|ORG 435: A Systems Approach to Organizational Change - watch video|
|PHL 101: Introduction to Philosophy|
|PHL 115: Ethics - watch video|
|PHL 215: Environmental Ethics – watch video|
|POL 120: American Government – watch video|
|POL 130: State and Local Government – watch video|
|POL 140: World Politics – watch video|
|PSY 123: Human Growth & Development|
|PSY 301: Adult Development and Life Assessment - watch video|
|PSY 328: Personality Theory|
|PSY 335: Psychology of Motivation|
|PSY 336: Abnormal Psychology|
|PSY 440: Forensic Psychology|
|REL 103: Introduction to Religion – watch video|
|SS 160: Lifework Planning|
|SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology|
|SOC 302: Ethnic Diversity|
|SOC 344: Sociology of the Family|
|SOC 375: Groups and Organizations|
|SOC 420: Social Problems & Their Impact on the Workplace|
|SPA 101: Introduction to Spanish|
Just as your class environment varies from course to course and instructor to instructor, so do online classes.
Generally speaking, there is more reading and writing involved in an online class, because those are the primary modes of communicating. Class participation is usually facilitated through an activity called a “forum,” which is similar to a threaded discussion or online bulletin board. In this scenario, an instructor may pose a question to the class and require a response, or “post” from each student within a certain number of days. The instructor may also require that each student responds to at least one or two posts from other students. This is how the discussion begins. The advantage to this mode over an actual classroom discussion is that assertive and less assertive students are on an equal playing field. Students can give their responses more thought and consideration in an online class.
Some classes will include audio and/or video content, and PDF or Word documents to be downloaded by the student. Also, links to related information on Web sites may also be included.
Although the media are different, there are actually many similarities in online and traditional course delivery. A good rule of thumb is to ask yourself how you would handle the situation in a traditional setting. Chances are, there is a similar course of action online as well.
Homework assignments may be delivered to the student and submitted to the instructor through Moodle, although many instructors choose to use email instead. There are activities that allow students to communicate and collaborate as groups, and provide the ability to participate in online, real-time “chats” with classmates.