Dual Enrollment Courses

 

Liberty University Online Academy’s Dual Enrollment program utilizes Liberty University Online’s flexible virtual classroom environment, allowing students to complete assignments on their own schedules. These courses are 100 percent online using an eight-week delivery format. The Dual Enrollment program offers authentic Liberty University Online courses. This means that your high school student will interact with a college professor and college peers in an authentic college course. Each college course that your student takes through Liberty University’s Dual Enrollment program will earn 3 college credits as well as half a credit towards his or her High School diploma.

 

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist and doctoral degrees. Accreditation ensures that Liberty University has met strict standards with regard to degree programs, faculty, administration, student support and services. Accreditation also ensures that courses taken and degrees earned through Liberty University will be accepted by other accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

These courses will require additional material that is purchased separately from MBS Direct. Some will require DVDs as well as textbooks. Make sure you purchase all required material. Purchases may be made online through MBS Direct's website or by phone at (800) 325-3252.

It is recommended that you purchase your course materials at least ten days before the start of your course(s) to ensure a timely delivery. When ordering, please verify whether you are enrolled in an 8-week or 16 week course format.

 

ART

AVIATION
BIBLE/PHILOSOPHY
COMPUTER SCIENCE/BUSINESS FINANCE
COUNSELING
CRIMINAL JUSTICE/PRE-LAW
CULTURAL STUDIES/GLOBAL STUDIES
EDUCATION
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
GOVERNMENT/HISTORY
HEALTH
LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATION/WRITING
MATH
NATURAL SCIENCE
PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

 

ART

 

ARTS 113 – Intro to 2D Design

ART 3113 - LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

An introduction to visual thinking as well as the elements and principles of design. Concentration on the elements of design through production of artwork using a variety of materials and methods. Emphasis placed on understanding the elements and principles of design and how they integrate to form fully realized works of art. Students will explore composition and selection of subject matter.

No course guide available. 

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ARTS 114 – Intro to 3D Design

ART 3114 - LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A fundamental course with an emphasis on means of construction, analysis of materials and structural examinations that support conceptual development of 3 dimensional art. Emphasis placed on characterizing the elements and principles of design and how they each integrate to form fully realized works of 3D art. Students will develop projects using a variety of materials and methods.

See course guide here: ARTS 114 - Intro to 3D Design

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ARTS 222 – Intro to Graphic Design

ART 3222 - LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

An introduction to graphic design as a tool for visual communication. Graphic design skills and topics including a brief history of typography and printing; page layout design principles, the design process, page layout and image manipulation software, visual hierarchy, and critique will be explored in this course. Students will use the acquired skills to create basic graphic design materials for a variety of uses.

Note- formerly "Desktop Publishing"

See course guide here: ARTS 222 – Intro to Graphic Design

Additional course fees may apply.

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AVIATION

 

AVIA 210  –  Private Ground I

AIR 3210– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A solid foundation in aerodynamics, aircraft systems and servicing, airport operations and communication, regulations, meteorology, weight and balance, as well as description of primary flight maneuvers. The purpose of this course is to prepare the student to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written exam, to expose the student to opportunities in aviation, and to encourage Christian students to pursue careers in aviation-related areas so that they can be a Christian influence in the aviation industry.

See course guide here: AVIA 210  –  Private Ground I

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AVIA 215  –  Private Ground II

AIR 3215– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A continuation of AVIA 210 to include cross country navigation methods, flight physiology and meteorology to prepare the student for the required FAA Private Pilot written exam. The purpose of this course is to prepare the student to successfully complete the FAA knowledge and practical test and to have a better understanding of the aviation career for which he/she is preparing.

See course guide here: AVIA 215  –  Private Ground II

Additional course fees may apply.

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BIBLE/philosophy

 

APOL 104 – Contemporary Worldviews.

BIB 3107 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An overview of the major worldviews, including their history and current relations with other religions and philosophies, their influence, when applicable, on historical forces (cultural, social, political, and economic), and the effects of worldview on behavior. Common critiques to each worldview will be included and analyzed from various schools such as historicism and existentialism. The issue of absolutes, the existence of God, and how people view revelation from God will be emphasized with several worldviews.

See course guide here: APOL 104 - Contemporary Worldviews

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BIBL 104 – Survey of Biblical Literature

BIB 3106 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This survey course is designed to lay a foundational understanding of Scripture via a historical survey of the Old and New Testaments. The student will engage a range of learning activities related to the issues interacting with biblical literature, basic hermeneutical principles, key themes and persons of the canon, and the redemptive theme of Scripture.

See course guide here: BIBL 104 - Survey of Biblical Literature

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BIBL 105  –  Old Testament Survey 

BIB 3105 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An introduction to the authorship and contents of the Old Testament books. Special attention will be given to important persons, places and events, as well as to key chapters in the Old Testament revelation.

See course guide here:BIBL 105 - Old Testament Survey

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BIBL 110  –  New Testament Survey

BIB 3110– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An introduction to the authorship and contents of the New Testament books. Special attention will be given to important persons, places, events, as well as to key chapters in the New Testament revelation.

See course guide here:BIBL 110 - New Testament Survey

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CRST 290– History of Life

BIB 3290 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Prerequisite: Completion of a college Science course.

An interdisciplinary study of the origin and history of life in the universe. Faculty of the Center for Creation Studies will draw from science, religion, history, and philosophy in presenting the evidence and arguments for creation and against evolution. This course is required for all Liberty students.

See course guide here:CRST 290 - History of Life

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EVAN 101– Evangelism and Christian Life

BIB 3101– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An in-depth study of how to lead people to Christ. Special attention will be given to the theology of all aspects of evangelism including the follow-up. Various methods of approach and presentation will be considered. Emphasis will be placed on evangelism and the local church for conservation of results.

See course guide here:EVAN 101 - Evangelism and Christian Life

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PHIL 201– Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas

BIB 3203– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey of the major positions and figures in philosophy and the cultural worldviews and practical applications that derive from them, focusing specifically on theism, naturalism and humanism in contemporary thought.

See course guide here:PHIL 201 - Philosophy & Contemporary Idea

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THEO 104 – Introduction to Christian Thought

BIB 3104 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This course is an introduction to the basic tenets of Christianity.

See course guide here:THEO 104 - Introduction to Christian Thought

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THEO 201 – Theology Survey I

BIB 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This is a general survey of Bible doctrine designed to synthesize and outline each of ten major areas of systematic theology, including prolegomena, bibliology, theology proper, Christology, angelology, and pneumatology.

See course guide here:THEO 201 - Theology Survey I

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THEO 202 – Theology Survey II

BIB 3202 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This is a continuation of general survey of Bible doctrine designed to synthesize and outline each of the ten major areas of systematic theology. Survey II includes anthropology, hamartiology, soteriology, ecclesiology and eschatology.

See course guide here:THEO 202 - Theology Survey II

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Computer science/business finance

 

ACCT 211 – Principles of Accounting I

CSB 3211 - LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A study of basic transactions, general ledger accounts, books of original entry, closing and adjusting entry processes, trial balances, financial statements, accounting for assets, liabilities, sole proprietorship, equity, revenues, and expenses.

See course guide here: ACCT 211 - Principles of Accounting I

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ACCT 212 – Principles of Accounting II

CSB 3212 - LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A study of the fundamentals of accounting with a financial accounting emphasis on the corporate form of business including such topics as bonds, capital stock, retained earnings, statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis; and a managerial accounting perspective including topics related to global business, cost accounting measurement systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, managerial decision-making concepts, operational budgeting, standard cost systems and capital budgeting.

See course guide here: ACCT 212 - Principles of Accounting II

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BUSI 201 – Intermediate Business Computer Application

CSB 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This laboratory experience offers the student a hands-on introduction to an electronic spreadsheet, a database program, and a presentation program. Upon this foundation, intermediate database and intermediate and advanced spreadsheet skills are taught. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on the integration of the applications as they are applied to personal and organizational tasks. This course provides the IT foundations that are applicable for all curriculums.

See course guide here: BUSI 201 - Intermediate Business Computer Application

Additional course fees may apply.

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BUSI 223 – Personal Finance

CSB 3223– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterm

Budgets, borrowing funds, stock ownership, savings, real estate as investments, and related tax matters are among the topics covered.

See course guide here: BUSI 223 - Personal Finance

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CSIS 100 – Introduction to Information Science & System

CSB 3111 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

Prerequisite: MATH 110

This course examines the design, selection, implementation and management of enterprise Business solutions. The focus is on identifying critical business processes and envisioning how technology can be developed to provide solutions which generate competitive advantage. Students learn how applying frameworks and strategies around the Business Process and Organization Strategy provide a competitive advantage. Topics include MIS and IT fundamentals, Information Systems Management and using Enterprise Business Applications for competitive advantage. The course also includes a component for Technical Writing for Information Systems.

See course guide here: CSIS 100 - Introduction to Informaton Science & System

Formerly known as BMIS 200-Enterprise Business Applications and Communications

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ECON 213 – Principles of Economics I (Micro)

MAT 3213 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An introduction to the theory and history of free exchange and economic inquiry. Free market thought will be scrutinized from the perspective of the Christian understanding of human behavior and contrasted with other paradigms. Specific topics include examination of the “economic question,” the tools of economic analysis with focus on the applicability to the study or human behavior, the market process, demand and the consumer, cost and supply, market structure, government regulation, and resource demand and supply.

See course guide here:ECON 213 - Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

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ECON 214  –  Principles of Economics II (Macro)

MAT 3214 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course is an introductory continuation of Principles of Economics I. Topics include supply and demand for the public sector, financial institutions, and aggregated economic behavior. The latter includes discussions of national income accounting, and an inquiry into the origins and dynamics of inflation, unemployment and economic growth.

See course guide here:ECON 214 - Principles of Economics II (Macroeconomics)

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INFT 101 – Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning

CSB 3101 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Designed to equip students for success as they transition into the online classroom, this course offers strategic information tailored to ensure academic excellence in this unique learning environment; this information includes Liberty University’s foundations and beliefs, LUO’s resources for success, Blackboard navigation techniques, time management strategies, the adult learner’s responsibilities, methods for identifying and avoiding academic misconduct, scholarly research tactics, and approaches for selecting the appropriate courses towards completion of the preferred degree program.

See course guide here: INFT 101 - Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning

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INFT 110 – Computer Concepts and Application

CSB 3110 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This course will introduce the student to the operation and use of computers. Specific applications taught include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. In addition, students will learn basic terminology and concepts related to the use of computers in today’s society.

See course guide here: INFT 110 - Computer Concepts & Application

Additional course fees may apply.

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COUNSELING

 

CCOU 201 – Intro to Christian Counseling

COU 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course serves as an introduction to biblical counseling and helping ministry with special attention given to tough issues that pain today’s generations, the modern-day search for answers, and the biblical basis for a counseling ministry.

See course guide here: CCOU 201 - Intro to Christian Counseling

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CCOU 202 – Issues of Christian Counseling

COU 3202 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course provides the framework to the structure and issues surrounding biblical counseling and helping ministries. Special attention will be given to the dealing with spiritual warfare, “brief therapy” model of counseling, life transitions, and crisis care.

See course guide here: CCOU 202 - Issues of Christian Counseling

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE/pre-law

 

CJUS 200  –  Intro to Criminal Justice

CRJ 3200 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

An introductory course covering an overview of the whole criminal justice system in America, including discussion of law enforcement generally, the court systems, correctional organizations, the history of law enforcement in the U.S. and some other nations, and the ethics and philosophy of criminal justice generally.

See course guide here: CJUS 200 - Intro to Criminal Justice

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PLAW 200– Intro to Paralegal Studies

PLW 3200– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This course will provide an introduction to the paralegal profession and the role of the paralegal within the law office. This survey course will introduce the student to the American legal system, civil litigation, criminal law and procedure, the appeals process, and substantive legal topics such as tort, contract law, and property law. Students will be taught a variety of administrative skills necessary in a law practice office including legal research, legal vocabulary, critical reading and writing, client interview, investigation, law office administration, and technologies. Legal ethics, professionalism, and biblical worldview will be taught.

See course guide here:PLAW 200 - Intro to Paralegal Studies

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PLAW 205– Foundations of Law

PLW 3205– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An introduction to the theological and philosophical foundations of law, including the Augustinian concept of antithetical thinking; the Creator/creature distinction; the development of higher/natural law thinking; the basis for the distinction between the judicial and prudential methods of analysis; the origins and jurisdictional boundaries of family, church, and state; the schools of jurisprudence; and the biblical basis for the fundamental principles underlying the several courses that comprise the basic curriculum.

See course guide here:PLAW 205 - Foundations of Law

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PLAW 210– Legal Research and Writing

PLW 3210– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An introduction to the court system, case law and statutes, legal research and bibliography, legal analysis, writing legal memoranda, and writing for readability.

See course guide here:PLAW 210 - Legal Research and Writing

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PLAW 220– Civil Practice

PLW 3220– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This course is the study of the rules and principles governing the process by which courts adjudicate civil disputes. The subject matter covered includes study of the judicial process and the relationship between procedural and substantive law; pleadings; principles of jurisdiction, including jurisdiction over persons and subject matter; service of process and allocation of jurisdiction between state and federal court systems; and the discovery of evidence.

See course guide here:PLAW 220 - Civil Practice

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PLAW 222– Real Estate Transactions and Property Law

PLW 3222– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This course provides students with a basic overview of real property law and transactions. Topics covered include the basic elements of real property law, the different methods used to record and describe property, the methods used to transfer title, the rights associated with real estate ownership, the elements of real estate contracts, the basic elements of landlord/tenant law, deeds, mortgages, restrictions on land use, title insurance and title examinations, the closing process, tax implications, and the Christian worldview of property.

See course guide here:PLAW 222 -  Real Estate Transaction and Property

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PLAW 225– Tort Law

PLW 3225– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

The course is a study of the system for compensating persons injured by others and includes principles of intentional torts and privileges thereto, and principles of negligence.

See course guide here:PLAW 225 - Tort Law

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PLAW 230– Criminal Practice and Procedures

PLW 3230– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

This course will introduce the general principles, sources, and purpose of criminal law, including the following doctrinal issues that apply to crimes in general: the act requirement, the mens rea requirement, causation, liability for attempted crimes, accomplice liability, defenses, and criminal code interpretation. The course will also introduce the limitations imposed on law enforcement activities by the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution as applied to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment. The course generally considers the criminal justice process from investigation through arrest and initial court appearance. 

See course guide here:PLAW 230 - Criminal Practice and Procedures

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CULTURAL STUDIES/global studies

 

CSTU 101 – Western Culture

FNA 3101– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey course which concentrates on the development of Western Culture. It is an integrated study of the visual arts, drama and music, and the discipline of philosophy that permeates all the arts.

See course guide here:CSTU 101 - Humanities in Western Culture

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GLST 200– Intro to Global Studies

GLS 3200– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course is an introduction to understanding the history, principles and foundations of global engagement. Additionally, this course lays the groundwork for an intercultural career and provides principles for engaging the current global environment. (Formerly ICST 200)

See course guide here:GLST 200 - Intro to Global Studies

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EDUCATION

 

EDUC 200 – Principles of Education

EDU 3200 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Students will examine historical, philosophical, legal, and sociological principles of education. Emphasis will be placed on current issues and terminology in the field of education.

See course guide here:EDUC 200 - Principles of Education

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foreign language

 

CARA 101 – Conversational Arabic

CAR 3101 – LUOA Course number – 17 week term – offered in the A subterm

An introductory course designed to develop practical conversational Arabic skills. Intended for students whose first language is not Arabic and/or have no previous Arabic training and/or experience.

See course guide here: CARA 101 - Conversational Arabic

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CGRM 101  –  Conversational German

CGR 3101 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This is an introductory course designed to develop practical conversational German skills.  Intended for students whose first language is not German and/or have no previous German training and/or experience.

See course guide here: CGRM 101  –  Conversational German

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CGRM 102  –  Conversational German II

CGR 3102 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course will further the objectives of CGRM 101 by expanding students’ practical conversational skills.  Intended for students whose first language is not German but who have previous German training and/or experience through CGRM 101.

See course guide here: CGRM 102  –  Conversational German II

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CGRM 103  –  Conversational German III

CGR 3103 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course will further the objectives of Conversational German 101 and 102, with an increased focus on grammar and vocabulary supporting practical conversational skills. Intended for students whose first language is not German but who have previous German training and/or experience through CGRM 102.

See course guide here: CGRM 103  –  Conversational German III

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CSMA 101 – Conversational Chinese

CCH 3101– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in the A subterm

An introductory course designed to develop practical conversational Mandarin Chinese skills. Intended for students with no previous Chinese training and/or experience.

See course guide here:CSMA 101 - Conversational Chinese

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GOVERNMENT/History

 

GOVT 200 – Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise

HIS 3200 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

Diverse introduction to political and economic ideas, government institutions, free market processes, public issues, economic policy and political and economic activity, emphasizing the close relationship between a system of limited constitutional government and the free enterprise economy and providing an overview of the Christian worldview with regard to government and economics.

See course guide here:GOVT 200 - Constitutional Govt & Free Enterprise

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GOVT 220 – American Government

HIS 3220 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

The issues, interests and institutions of American politics, emphasizing the struggle between liberalism and conservatism.

See course guide here:GOVT 220 - American Government

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HIEU 201 – Western Civilization I

HIS 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey of the major currents in Western civilization from its beginnings in the ancient Near East to 1648.

See course guide here: HIEU 201 - Western Civilization I

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HIEU 202 – Western Civilization II

HIS 3202 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey of the major currents in Western civilization since 1648.

See course guide here: HIEU 202 - Western Civilization II

Additional course fees may apply.

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HIUS 221– Survey of American History I

HIS 3221 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey of the political, social and economic developments of America from the colonizing experience through the Civil War with emphasis on the development of the American democratic tradition.

See course guide here: HIUS 221 - Survey of American History I

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HIUS 222– Survey of American History II

HIS 3222 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey of American history from Reconstruction to the present, stressing interpretation and analysis of major eras and trends.

See course guide here: HIUS 222 - Survey of American History II

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HEALTH

 

HLTH 252 – Drugs in Society

HPE 3252 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

An examination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs’ effects upon the individual, school, and community.

See course guide here: HLTH 252 - Drugs in Society

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Language Arts/Communication/Writing

 

CINE 201  –  Intro to Screenwriting

CIN 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This is a methods course intended to provide instruction in the fundamentals of screenwriting. Basic three-act structure, writing techniques, character development, and screenwriting formatting will be covered. This class may be used as part of the required CORE curriculum needed for students to apply and enter into the residential Center for Cinematic Arts cohort their Junior year. 

See course guide here: CINE 201 - Intro to Screenwriting

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COMS 101  –  Speech Communications

LAN3103 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Study and practice in communicating ideas competently in public speaking. Students are also given a foundation for development of communication skills in other human communication contexts, including dyadic and small group communication.

See course guide here: COMS 101 - Speech Communication

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ENGL 101  –  Composition and Rhetoric

LAN 3101– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Through the critical engagement of a variety of texts, including written, oral, and visual, this course prepares students to become careful readers, critical thinkers, and skilled writers. Drawing upon rhetorical theory, it emphasizes the practices of analytical reading, informed reasoning, effective writing, and sound argumentation. The course requires 4,000 words of writing in no fewer than five writing projects.

Prerequisites for this course. 

See course guide here: ENGL 101 - Composition & Rhetoric

Additional course fees may apply.

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ENGL 102  –  Composition and Literature                                        

LAN 3102– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Prerequisite: ENGL 101.

Continues the emphasis on writing. Two analytical papers, based upon studies of the short story, poetry and drama and a research paper, sequentially developed, are required.

See course guide here:ENGL 102 - Composition and Literature

Additional course fees may apply.

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ENGL 202  – American Literature I                                       

LAN 3202– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A survey of American literature following the American Renaissance. Two critical papers are required.

See course guide here:ENGL 202 - American Literature I

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ENGL 216  – English Literature II

LAN 3216– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

A survey of English Literature from 1660 to the present. Two critical papers are required.

See course guide here:ENGL 216 - English Literature II

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ENGL 221  – World Literature I

LAN 3221– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A survey of Western Literature from the beginnings through the Renaissance period. Two critical papers are required.

See course guide here:ENGL 221- World Literature I

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JOUR 225 – Media Writing

JOU 3225 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

This course provides a survey of mass communication media formats and writing techniques from news for print and broadcast, to advertising and public relations. The course is designed to enhance the appreciation of the mass communication professional as well as provide an understanding of the basic techniques used by the professional to inform and/or persuade audiences. Students will write news stories, produce copy for broadcast news, create an advertising package, and develop a public service announcement. (Formerly COMS 220)

See course guide here: JOUR 225 - Media Writing

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SCOM 110– Media and Culture

LAN 3110 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A global survey of digital communication (news, information, entertainment), including cultural impact, targeted messaging, collaborative solutions, and trust-relationships between content producers and their participating users. Course focus is on the application of these new forms of media in personal lives, organizations and business. (Formerly COMS 110)

See course guide here:SCOM 110 - Media and Culture

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MATH

 

MATH 110– Intermediate Algebra

MAT 3110– LUOA Course number – 16 week term only in A subterm

Review of exponents, polynomials, factoring, roots and radicals, graphing, rational expressions, equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations and problem solving. This course may not be used to meet the General Education requirement.

Prerequisites for this course. 

See course guide here:MATH 110 - Intermediate Algebra

*This course is only available in a 16 week format in A term only

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MATH 115– Mathematics for Liberal Arts

MAT 3115– LUOA Course number – 16 week term only in A subterm

A survey course for liberal arts majors including a review of algebra and an introduction to logic, probability and statistics, mathematical structure, problem solving, number theory, geometry and  consumer applications.

Prerequisites for this course. 

See course guide here:MATH 115 - Mathematics for Liberal Arts

*This course is only available in a 16 week format in A term only

Additional course fees may apply.

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MATH 121– College Algebra

MAT 3121– LUOA Course number – 16 week term only in A subterm

Fundamental concepts of college algebra including sets, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear inequalities, and linear programming.

Prerequisites for this course. 

See course guide here:MATH 121 - College Algebra

*This course is only available in a 16 week format in A term only

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MATH 126– Elementary Calculus for Business & Science

MAT 3126– LUOA Course number – 16 week term only in A subterm

An introduction to differential and integral calculus with emphasis on applications in the areas of business and science. For non-mathematics majors only.

Prerequisite: MATH 121, minimum grade of “C”

No course guide available. 

*This course is only available in a 16 week format in A term only

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MATH 201– Introduction to Probability and Statistics

MAT 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability, probability distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression analysis, and correlation with applications in business and science.

Prerequisites for this course. 

See course guide here: MATH 201 - Intro. to Probability & Statistics

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NATURAL SCIENCE

 

BIOL 101 – Principles of Biology

SCI 3101– LUOA Course number – 16 week term – offered in A subterm only

An examination of the fundamental characteristics common among living things. Emphasis is placed upon studies of the cell, energy, metabolism, reproduction, heredity, ecology, phylogeny and the diversity of life.

See course guide here: BIOL 101 - Principles of Biology

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BIOL 103 – Principles of Biology Laboratory

16 week term – offered in A subterm only

Laboratory exercises selected to demonstrate basic biological concepts. Emphasis is on plant and animal cell chemistry, composition and function, organismal structure and function, biological diversity and population ecology.

See course guide here: BIOL 103 - Principles of Biology Laboratory

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PHSC 210 – Elements of Earth Science

SCI 3210 – LUOA Course number – 16 week term – offered in A subterm

This course is a study of principles of physical and historical geology, oceanography, and meteorology for non-science majors. Includes a two-hour weekly lab.

See course guide here: PHSC 210 – Elements of Earth Science

Additional course fees may apply.

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PHSC 211 – Elements of Earth Science Lab

SCI 3211 – LUOA Course number – 16 week term – offered in A subterm

An optional lab experience to accompany PHSC 210.

See course guide here: PHSC 211 - Elements of Earth Science Lab

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PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

 

PSYC 101– General Psychology

ASC 3101– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

Introduction to Psychology as a scientific discipline concerned with the study of behavior. Consideration will be given to such topics as human development, motivation, emotion, perception, learning, personality, intelligence, measurement and applied areas.

See course guide here:PSYC 101 - General Psychology

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PSYC 210 – Developmental Psychology

ASC 3210– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B, C and D subterms

An overview of the human life span from conception through senescence. Continuity of development as well as critical periods faced by the maturing human will be emphasized using contemporary theories and research as foundation materials.

See course guide here:PSYC 210 - Developmental Psychology

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PSYC 221 – Psychology of Childhood

ASC 3221– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A study of child growth and development from birth to puberty. Examination of the basic theories principles and practices of childhood training and education.

See course guide here:PSYC 221 -  Pyschology of Childhood

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PSYC 231 – Psychology of Adolescence

ASC 3231– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

An investigation of the psychological and environmental factors related to puberty, peer identification and identity conflict in the adolescent. Emphasis will be upon the development of self-identity and the problems faced by the American adolescent.

See course guide here:PSYC 231 - Pyschology of Adolescence

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PSYC 235 – Psychology of Adulthood

ASC 3235– LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

The focus will be on viewing adult development as an integrative, dynamic and continuous process terminated only at death. The whole span of adulthood will be examined, including retirement and old age

See course guide here:PSYC 235 - Psychology of Adulthood

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SOCI 200– Introduction to Sociology

ASC 3200 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A study of social theories, their histories, social structures, functions, and conflict emphasizing human, institutional, and group interactions. The course provides an overview of political, economic and other cultural phenomena and methodologies of the results of scientific social research. In addition, it seeks to expand ideas, concepts, theoretical, and practical orientations by utilizing a comparative perspective.

See course guide here:SOCI 200 - Introduction to Sociology

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SOCI 201– Social Problems

ASC 3201 – LUOA Course number – 8 week term – offered in B and D subterms

A study of social dilemmas such as crime, pollution, war, poverty, drug addiction, and racial discrimination. Course content is both theoretical and practical.

See course guide here:SOCI 201 - Social Problems

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