Athabasca University: Distance Learning Programs

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ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY

Athabasca, Alberta, Canada
http://www.athabascau.ca

Athabasca University was founded in 1970. It is provincially chartered. It first offered distance learning courses in 1972. In fall 2003, there were 26,691 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.

Contact Information Centre, Athabasca University, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3, Canada. Telephone: 800-788-9041. Fax: 780-675-6437. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

BA Anthropology (4 year); Anthropology Concentration (3 year); Canadian Studies (4 year); English (4 year); English Concentration (3 year); French (4 year); French Concentration (3 year); General 3 year Program; History (4 year); History Concentration (3 year); Human Resources and Labour Relations; Humanities (4 year); Humanities Concentration (3 year); Information Systems (4 year); Information Systems Concentration (3 year); Labour Studies (4 year); Labour Studies Concentration (3 year); Management (3 year); Management (4 year); Management Post-Diploma (3 year); Management Post-Diploma (4 year); Nursing–Post-LPN; Political Economy (4 year); Political Economy Concentration (3 year); Psychology (4 year); Psychology Concentration (3 year); Sociology (4 year); Sociology Concentration (3 year); Women's Studies (4 year); Women's Studies Concentration (3 year)

BBA Administration–Bachelor of Administration (with Concentration); Administration–Bachelor of Administration Post-Diploma (with Concentration)

BComm Commerce (4 year); E-Commerce

BGS General Studies with Designation (Arts/Science or Applied Studies)

BN Nursing–Post-RN

BPA Communication Studies; Criminal Justice; Governance, Law, and Management; Human Services

BS Computing and Information Systems (4 year); Computing and Information Systems–Post-Diploma; General 4 year Program; General Post-Diploma; Human Science–Post-Diploma; Human Science

Certificate Accounting; Administration; Advanced Accounting; Career Development; Computers and Management Information Systems; Computing and Information Systems; Counseling Women; English Language Studies; French Language Proficiency; Health Development Administration; Labour Studies; Nursing–Home Health Nursing; Public Administration

Diploma Arts; Inclusive Education

Advanced Graduate Diploma Distance Education Technology; Management; Nursing–Advanced Nursing Practice

MA Integrated Studies

MBA Business Administration; Information Technology Management; Project Management

MCDCC Counselling (Collaborative)

MCH Health Studies–Master of Health Studies

MDE Distance Education

MSIS Information Systems

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— accounting; advertising; anthropology; astronomy; biological and physical sciences; biological sciences/life sciences, other; biology, general; business; business administration and management; business communications; business information and data processing services; business management and administrative services, other; business/managerial economics; chemistry; child care and guidance workers and managers; communication disorders sciences and services; communications, general; communications, other; communications technologies; community health services; community organization, resources and services; community psychology; comparative literature; computer and information sciences, general; computer and information sciences, other; computer/information technology administration and management; computer programming; computer science; computer software and media applications; computer systems analysis; computer systems networking and telecommunications; counseling psychology; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; data processing technology; demography/population studies; developmental and child psychology; economics; educational evaluation, research and statistics; English as a second language; English composition; English creative writing; English language and literature, general; environmental control technologies; family and community studies; financial management and services; fine arts and art studies; foods and nutrition studies; foreign languages and literatures; geography; geological and related sciences; health and medical administrative services; health and medical preparatory programs; health professions and related sciences, other; history; human resources management; human services; individual and family development studies; industrial and organizational psychology; international relations and affairs; journalism and mass communications; legal studies; marketing management and research; marketing operations/marketing and distribution, other; mathematical statistics; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; mental health services; music; natural resources conservation; natural resources management and protective services; nursing; philosophy; philosophy and religion; physical sciences, general; physiological psychology/psychobiology; plant sciences; political science and government; professional studies; psychology; psychology, other; public administration; public health; public policy analysis; public relations and organizational communications; social sciences, general; sociology.

Graduate— accounting; agricultural business and management; business administration and management; business and personal services marketing operations; business communications; business information and data processing services; business management and administrative services, other; business/managerial economics; business quantitative methods and management science; child care and guidance workers and managers; community health services; community organization, resources and services; community psychology; computer and information sciences, general; computer and information sciences, other; computer/information technology administration and management; computer science; computer systems analysis; counseling psychology; curriculum and instruction; developmental and child psychology; economics; education administration and supervision; educational evaluation, research and statistics; educational psychology; education, other; family and community studies; financial services marketing operations; health and medical preparatory programs; health professions and related sciences, other; history; human resources management; human services; industrial and organizational psychology; information sciences and systems; international business; international relations and affairs; marketing management and research; marketing operations/marketing and distribution, other; mathematics and computer science; mental health services; nursing; philosophy; political science and government; psychology; public administration; public administration and services, other; public health; public policy analysis; public relations and organizational communications; social sciences and history, other; social sciences, general; social work; sociology; special education; taxation.

Non-credit— accounting; administrative and secretarial services; anthropology; astronomy; biology, general; business; business administration and management; business and personal services marketing operations; business communications; business information and data processing services; business management and administrative services, other; business/managerial economics; business quantitative methods and management science; chemistry; child care and guidance workers and managers; city/urban, community and regional planning; clinical psychology; communication disorders sciences and services; communications, general; communications technologies; community health services; community organization, resources and services; community psychology; computer and information sciences, general; computer/information technology administration and management; computer programming; computer science; computer software and media applications; computer systems analysis; construction management; counseling psychology; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; cultural studies; data entry/microcomputer applications; data processing technology; developmental and child psychology; economics; education administration and supervision; educational evaluation, research and statistics; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education, other; English as a second language; English composition; English language and literature, general; environmental control technologies; family and community studies; financial management and services; financial services marketing operations; fine arts and art studies; foods and nutrition studies; foreign languages and literatures; geological and related sciences; gerontology; health professions and related sciences, other; history; human resources management; human services; individual and family development studies; industrial and organizational psychology; international business; international relations and affairs; journalism and mass communications; legal studies; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; marketing management and research; marketing operations/marketing and distribution, other; mathematical statistics; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; medical basic sciences; mental health services; miscellaneous health professions; music; nursing; philosophy; philosophy and religion; physical sciences, general; political science and government; professional studies; psychology; public administration; public administration and services, other; public health; public policy analysis; public relations and organizational communications; radio and television broadcasting; school psychology; science technologies, other; science, technology and society; social and philosophical foundations of education; social psychology; social sciences and history, other; social sciences, general; social work; sociology; taxation; teaching English as a second language/foreign language.

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