Available Self-Paced Online Courses / Text Book Information

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The University of Arkansas is phasing out Self-Paced Online Courses. A reduced number of courses is being offered in 2022-2023. The final day to request enrollment will be June 18, 2023.


Courses available and associated requisites are subject to change. Self-paced online classes occasionally reach enrollment capacity and must be temporarily closed. Submitting a request to enroll does not guarantee enrollment in the desired courses. Please keep this in mind if considering purchasing textbooks prior to receiving confirmation of enrollment.


All courses are three credit hours.


Course Description

Examines various facets of African American culture that collectively construct the African American experience including art, literature, drama, migration, film, and education. Covers issues facing African Americans through a cultural and socio-political context to understand and appreciate African American impacts on the United States.


Textbook Information

No textbook is required for this course.

Course Description

Introduction to the nature of culture and its influence on human behavior and personality; comparative study of custom, social organization, and processes of change and integration of culture. Corequisite: Drill component.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = ANTH 2013)


Textbook Information

Title

Cultural Anthropology

Author

Barbara D. Miller

ISBN

978-0-205-03518-2

Course Description

An exploration of indigenous societies and cultures of North America from an anthropological perspective. Using examples from diverse Native Nations from the time of European contact to the present, we will examine colonialism and resistance, indigenous cosmologies, memory culture and oral tradition, and the politics of representation.


Textbook Information

Title

Native American Heritage

Author

Merwyn S. Garbarino; Robert F. Sasso

ISBN

978-0-88133-773-0

Course Description

A survey of children's literary works, authors, and illustrators with emphasis on elementary grade and adolescent literature.


Textbook Information

In addition to the required textbook, students must read children's books to complete assignments for this course. These books can often be checked out from local public libraries. View Book Requirements

Title

Children's Literature, Briefly

Author

Tunnell, Jacobs, Young and Bryan

ISBN

978-0-13-384655-3

Course Description

Macroeconomic analysis, including aggregate employment, income, fiscal and monetary policy, growth and business cycles. Credit will be allowed for only one of ECON 2013 and AGEC 2103. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or higher, or a score of 26 on the math component of the ACT exam, or 600 on the math component of the old SAT or 620 on the math component of the new SAT.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2103)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Macroeconomics, Student Value Edition Plus New MyEconLab with Pearson eText (1-semester access) -- Access Card Package (8th Edition)

Author

Hubbard and O'Brien

Course Description

Microeconomic analysis, including market structures, supply and demand, production costs, price and output, and international economics. Credit will be allowed for only one of ECON 2023 and AGEC 1103. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or higher, or a score of at least 26 on the math component of the ACT exam, or a score of at least 600 on the math component of the old SAT or 620 on the math component of the new SAT.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2203)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Microeconomics plus New MyEconLab with Pearson eText (1-semester access) - Access Card Package (8th edition)

Author

Hubbard and O'Brien

Course Description

Introduction to the prevention and care of athletic related injuries. Includes athletic injury recognition and management. Prerequisites: BIOL 2443 and BIOL 2441L.


Textbook Information

Title

Principles of Athletic Training (15th edition)

Author

William E. Prentice; Arnheim


Textbook Information

Title

A Short Course in Reading French

Author

Celia Brickman

ISBN

978-0-231-15677-6

Course Description

Prerequisite: FREN 3113


Textbook Information

Title

La France Contemporaine

Author

William Edmiston; Annie Dumenil

ISBN

978-1-305-25108-3


Textbook Information

Title

German for Reading Knowledge (7th edition)

Author

Richard Alan Korb

ISBN

978-1-1336-0426-6

Course Description

Critical examination of specific ethical problems confronting professionals in all areas of mass communications. Reading and writing assignments are aimed at familiarizing students with the nature of the mass media and their social responsibilities. Prerequisite: Junior standing.


Textbook Information

Classes starting July 29, 2022, and later will not require a textbook.

Course Description

Health and safety problems with emphasis on the promotion of individual health and safety.


Textbook Information

Title

Health: The Basics (13th edition)

Author

Rebecca J. Donatelle

ISBN

978-0-13-470968-0

Course Description

This course is intended for undergraduate students and will focus on the foundations of public health as a profession and its future outlook. Public health concepts and practice. Topics include philosophy, purpose, history, organization, functions, tools, activities and results at national, state, and community levels.


Textbook Information

Textbook can be purchased as an e-book or print.

Title

Public Heath 101

Author

Richard Riegelman; Brenda Kirkwood

ISBN

978-1-284-11844-5

Course Description

This course is designed for graduate students working toward reading proficiency for academic research in the target language. Students acquire skills for effective and efficient reading, including recognition of major syntactical structures and the proper use of reference tools. While this course has no prerequisites, 1-2 years of prior instruction in the language is recommended as a minimum. Successful completion fulfills graduate student reading proficiency requirement in many departments. No credit by advanced placement for lower level Spanish courses is awarded, and this course cannot be counted for credit towards an undergraduate minor or major in Spanish or a world language requirement.


Textbook Information

Title

Spanish for Reading and Translation

Author

Annette G. Cash; James Murray

Course Description

Introduction to theatre arts; playwriting, directing, acting, and design. For the general student. May not be presented toward satisfaction of the B.A. in fine arts requirement by theatre majors.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = DRAM 1003)


Textbook Information

No textbook is required for this course.