The University of Akron: Distance Learning Programs

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THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

Akron, Ohio
Information Services
http://www.uakron.edu

The University of Akron was founded in 1870. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1994. In fall 2004, there were 22,525 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, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.

Contact Holly Harris-Bane, Director of Strategic Initiatives, The University of Akron, Buchtel Hall 102, Akron, OH 44325-4703. Telephone: 330-972-7508. Fax: 330-972-8699. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

Programs offered do not lead to a degree or other formal award.

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— accounting and related services; anthropology; archeology; astronomy and astrophysics; bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education; biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology; biological and physical sciences; biology; botany/plant biology; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business/corporate communications; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics; business operations support and assistant services; chemistry; communication and journalism related; communication and media; community health services; community organization and advocacy; computer and information sciences; computer science; computer software and media applications; computer systems networking and telecommunications; creative writing; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; curriculum and instruction; design and applied arts; economics; education; educational administration and supervision; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational/instructional media design; education related; education (specific levels and methods); education (specific subject areas); engineering related; English as a second/foreign language (teaching); English composition; English language and literature related; English literature (British and Commonwealth); finance and financial management services; fire protection; geography and cartography; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; health and medical administrative services; history; hospitality administration; human resources management; journalism; languages (East Asian); languages (Germanic); liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; linguistic, comparative, and related language studies; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; medical basic sciences; microbiological sciences and immunology; music; nursing; pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, and administration; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; physical sciences; physical sciences related; political science and government; polymer/plastics engineering; psychology; public administration; real estate; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general); sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (specialized); security and protective services related; social and philosophical foundations of education; social work; sociology; special education; speech and rhetoric; statistics; taxation; technical and business writing; technology education/industrial arts; urban studies/affairs; zoology/animal biology.

Graduate— accounting and related services; applied mathematics; bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education; business administration, management and operations; computer and information sciences; computer software and media applications; counseling psychology; curriculum and instruction; economics; education; educational administration and supervision; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education related; education (specific levels and methods); education (specific subject areas); engineering; English language and literature related; health professions related; human resources management; human services; information science/studies; legal research and advanced professional studies; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; mathematics and statistics related; nursing; political science and government; psychology; psychology related; public administration; public health; school psychology; social and philosophical foundations of education; social psychology; social work; special education; speech and rhetoric; statistics; technology education/industrial arts.

Non-credit— allied health and medical assisting services; area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies related; communications technology; computer and information sciences; computer and information sciences and support services related; computer/information technology administration and management; computer programming; computer science; computer software and media applications; computer systems analysis; computer systems networking and telecommunications; curriculum and instruction; data entry/microcomputer applications; data processing; educational/instructional media design; education related; education (specific levels and methods); entrepreneurial and small business operations; human resources management; information science/studies; nursing.

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