Shorter University

General Education

Taking online courses in General Education (GenEd) at Shorter University is the ideal way to maximize your time and realize your potential without the expense and inconvenience of traveling and attending courses in a traditional classroom setting. The online GenEd courses at Shorter University are offered to help students complete graduation requirements or advance their education at a faster pace.

Shorter University has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence and exceptional faculty who teach courses on-campus and online. Enjoy the flexibility and accessibility of online education while keeping up with professional and social commitments.

Courses Available:

ART 2010 ONLH - INTRODUCTION TO THE VISUAL ARTS
A comparison of the way different cultures, including African, Asian, Middle Eastern, and Western, think of the purposes of the visual arts. The course will emphasize the relationships between economic, religious, and other social institutions and the arts, and explore varying ways of defining artistic quality.

BUS 2510 ONLH BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I
The place of the computer in the modern business world environment. An intensive, hands-on study of the business uses of such major application software as spreadsheet programs, database management systems, and others.

BUS 3200 ONLH - BUSINESS FINANCE
Study of the objectives, tools, methods, and problems of financial management, financial analysis, planning, control, sources/uses of funds, and capital budgeting decisions.

BUS 3300 ONLH - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
A study of management theory and practice and the role of managers in today's organizations. Topics include an overview of modern management, the historical development of management, and the traditional management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling.

BUS 3360 ONLH - BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
A study of the techniques available and used for oral and written communication in the business environment as firms relate to the employee, the customer, the public, and others.

COM 1010 ONLH - ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
A study of speech as a basic means of communication with informal talks, reports, and discussion. The course emphasizes public speaking, listening, and organizational skills. Attention is given to improvement in voice and diction.

ENG 1020 ONLH - FRESHMAN ENGLISH II
A continuation of English 1010 with an introduction to literature. Essay writing strategies, particularly argumentation, are the emphasis for this second level course in composition. A research paper is required.

HIS 1020 ONLH - MODERN CIVILIZATION SINCE 1648
An examination of the origins of modern civilization and a survey of the development of the modern world since 1648.

MAT 1110 ONLH - COLLEGE ALGEBRA
Properties of real numbers, order and absolute value, complex numbers, scientific notation, factoring polynomials, linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, linear inequalities, and graphing. Mathematics Lab by assignment. Prerequisite: MAT 0990 or exemption.

PHI 3135 ONLH - ETHICS IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
An examination of key concepts and debates in the study of ethics in the global village, including ethical theories and systems, religious and secular justifications of ethics, pluralism, community, virtue, human rights, violence and nonviolence, and selected areas of applied ethics.

PHY 1990 ONLH - PHYSICS: SELECTED TOPICS - ASTRONOMY
An introductory survey course on exploring our universe; covering material from the use of a telescope to our solar system to stars, galaxies, and cosmology.

PSY 1010 ONLH - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
An introduction to the study of human behavior.