Winter 2015

Online Courses - Winter Session

Taking a course online at Alvernia University is as much about the future as it is about the present. At Alvernia University, we strive to meet the educational needs of all students and working professionals. By offering our courses online this Winter, Alvernia is providing high-quality, engaging, convenient, and timely academic courses to meet the growing educational requirements of many undergraduate and graduate students.

By participating in one of our online classes this Winter Session, you can get the education you need without leaving home.

All online courses start December 16th and end on January 10th. Students are responsible for communications software and internet service. There are both minimum and suggested requirements for computer setup. For more information, please visit our technology requirements. All courses are accredited and the credits are readily transferable.

Undergraduate and Adult Education Courses
Graduate Courses

Undergraduate and Adult Education

COM 290-W1: North American Folklore & Culture
This course examines the unofficial cultures, folklore genres, and folklife groups that shape the North American experience. Special emphasis will be on oral literature and customs (folktales, fables, fairy tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc.), conventional beliefs, and traditional lifeways. Cross-listed with ENG 290-W1
December 16th – January 10th

COM 290-W2: North American Folklore & Culture
This course examines the unofficial cultures, folklore genres, and folklife groups that shape the North American experience. Special emphasis will be on oral literature and customs (folktales, fables, fairy tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc.), conventional beliefs, and traditional lifeways. Cross-listed with ENG 290-W1
December 16th – January 10th

ENG 290-W1: North American Folklore & Culture
This course examines the unofficial cultures, folklore genres, and folklife groups that shape the North American experience. Special emphasis will be on oral literature and customs (folktales, fables, fairy tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc.), conventional beliefs, and traditional lifeways. Cross-listed with COM 290-W1
December 16th – January 10th

ENG 290-W2: North American Folklore & Culture
This course examines the unofficial cultures, folklore genres, and folklife groups that shape the North American experience. Special emphasis will be on oral literature and customs (folktales, fables, fairy tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc.), conventional beliefs, and traditional lifeways. Cross-listed with COM 290-W1
December 16th – January 10th

HIS 112-W1: The Study of American History
Introduces student to the chronology of American history, a broad selection of key documents, appropriate secondary reading materials, and descriptions of selected key events in the evolution of American history.
December 16th – January 10th

HIS 112-W2: The Study of American History
Introduces student to the chronology of American history, a broad selection of key documents, appropriate secondary reading materials, and descriptions of selected key events in the evolution of American history.
December 16th – January 10th

PHI 105-W1: Introduction to Philosophy
Historical introduction to fundamental problems and methods of philosophy based on readings in ancient, medieval and modern literature.
December 16th – January 10th

PHI 105-W2: Introduction to Philosophy
Historical introduction to fundamental problems and methods of philosophy based on readings in ancient, medieval and modern literature.
December 16th – January 10th

SOC 111-W1: Principles of Sociology
An introduction to the major concepts in sociology. The nature and significance of culture, social groups, role and status, social interaction, stratification, system and structure are discussed within a sociological framework.
December 16th – January 10th

SW 201-W1: Introduction to Social Work
Introduction to society's response to social need through a generalist approach to family services, child welfare, physical and mental health services, school related services, corrections, gerontology and populations-at-risk. Social Worker's response to meeting the needs of various multi-ethnic and multi-needs groups is emphasized. Integration of micro, mezzo and macro practice is included.
December 16th - January 10th

THE 105-W1: Foundations of Theology

Inquiry into nature of religion and its relation to other areas of human experience. Role of theology in bringing a religious tradition to reflective awareness. Focus on Christianity, especially its Catholic expression.
December 16th – January 10th

THE 105-W2: Foundations of Theology
Inquiry into nature of religion and its relation to other areas of human experience. Role of theology in bringing a religious tradition to reflective awareness. Focus on Christianity, especially its Catholic expression.
December 16th – January 10th

 

 

Graduate

COR 600-W1: Organizational and Professional Ethics
A discussion and analysis of ethical issues in organizational environments and the professions. The course is designed to provide an understanding of the practical applications of ethical theory to diverse ethical issues in professional life. It will include the study of topics such as: major theories and principles of ethics; the nature of professional organizations and their contributions to society; the social responsibilities of professions, organizations and corporations; codes of ethics and standards of professional conduct; and decision procedures for resolving ethical dilemmas in the workplace.
December 16th – January 10th




This course schedule is provided for the information of the student. It is subject to change as deemed appropriate by the University in order to fulfill its role and mission or by regulatory and/or accrediting bodies specifically impacting the programs. Changes may be implemented without prior notice and without obligation, and, unless specified otherwise, are effective when made.

 




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