Winter Term

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School of Graduate & Adult Education

School of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions

540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611
Phone: 610.796.5187 or
888.258.3764 X6
Fax: 610.796.8367
eMail: gradandadult@alvernia.edu

Office Hours
Mon - Thurs 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Online Courses - Winter Term

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 working professionals. So 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 the adult learner.

By participating in a winter class online, you can get the education you need - and where - you need it.

All online courses start December 13th and end on January 14th. 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 Continuing Studies Courses
Graduate Courses

Undergraduate and Continuing Studies

BIO 109-W1: Human Biology (3 credits)
An introductory course with emphasis on human physiology and the role humans play in biosphere. Application of biological principles to practical human concerns are covered in one semester. Integrates laboratory and classroom work.
*This course is currently full. To reserve a seat on the waitlist, please register here. You'll be notified if a seat or another section becomes available and when your registration is processed. Registrations will be kept in the order that they are received.
December 13th - January 14th 

HIS 112-W1: The Study of American History (3 credits)
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.
*This course is currently full. To reserve a seat on the waitlist, please register here. You'll be notified if a seat or another section becomes available and when your registration is processed. Registrations will be kept in the order that they are received.
December 13th - January 14th 

PHI 105-W1: Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)
Historical introduction to fundamental problems and methods of philosophy based on readings in ancient, medieval and modern literature.
*This course is currently full. To reserve a seat on the waitlist, please register here. You'll be notified if a seat or another section becomes available and when your registration is processed. Registrations will be kept in the order that they are received.

SOC 111-W1: Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
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 13th - January 14th 

THE 105-W1: Foundations of Theology (3 credits)
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.
*This course is currently full. To reserve a seat on the waitlist, please register here. You'll be notified if a seat or another section becomes available and when your registration is processed. Registrations will be kept in the order that they are received.
December 13th - January 14th 

Graduate

COR 600-W1: Organizational and Professional Ethics (3 credits)
This course explores specific questions relative to the behavior of systems, organizations and their members. The idea of a profession and its claim to special ethical expertise are examined. Methods to accomplish responsible social action, promote social justice and value the human dignity of each individual will be emphasized. Particular attention is paid to ethical issues surrounding the not-for-profit and educational sectors of American society.
*This course is currently full. To reserve a seat on the waitlist, please register here. You'll be notified if a seat or another section becomes available and when your registration is processed. Registrations will be kept in the order that they are received.
December 13th – January 14th

MED 508-W1: Advanced Educational Psychology (3 credits)

This course will focus on theories and research in educational psychology that will provide foundations for educational practice. Emphasis will be placed on learning, development and motivation, with implications for educational settings. This course focuses on real-world applications.

December 13th – January 14th



 
The Alvernia University Virtual Campus Experience
 

Can't make it to campus? Like to get acquainted with us before your visit? Or just need a refresher? Let us bring Alvernia to you!

Explore campus through our interactive map for now, but we hope to see you here in person soon!

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