UNC Asheville Offers Online and Off-Campus Courses
Thu, 11/11/2010 - 3:09pm
To meet the continuing education needs of busy working professionals, UNC Asheville will offer a variety of online courses in the spring. Online coursework features the same academic rigor as face-to-face classes, but will allow students to access course information at any time that fits their schedule. Some classes will involve attendance at off-campus locations or teleconferencing at many different sites – UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University, Winston Salem State University, Fayetteville State University, Elizabeth City State University and UNC Wilmington.
Many of these courses will be of interest to people in a variety of professions; others are designed for working teachers. Spring 2011 semester distance education courses include:
MCOM 372: Writing Press Releases for Small Businesses – a two-credit hour online course. The classes will be held from January 10-April 25.
EDU 373: Classroom Management – a three-credit hour online course. The classes will be held from January 11-March 1.
EDU 373: Methods and Materials of Teaching in the 6-12 Classroom – a three-credit hour course that will be offered as a combination of online and teleconferencing sessions. The classes will be held from March 15-May 3.
STAT 185: Introductory Statistics – a four-credit hour online course. Classes will be held from January 10-April 25.
MLA 573: Getting Grants: Basic Skills and Strategies – is a graduate three-credit hour course that will be offered off campus with location to be announced. Classes will be held from January 10-April 25.
MLA 540: Cultivating the Creative Workplace – is a graduate three-credit hour course that will be offered at Asheville Middle School. Classes will be held January 10-April 25.
Cost for North Carolina residents is $197.06 for MCOM 372, $295.59 for EDU 373, $394.12 for STAT 185, and $486.18 for MLA 573 and MLA 540. There is also a one-time non-refundable $20 registration fee. To register for MLA courses, graduate students must be admitted to the UNC Asheville Master of Liberal Arts program. For more information or details on registration, call the Asheville Graduate Center at UNC Asheville at 828.232.5122 or visit agc.unca.edu/distedcourses.