The University of Alabama: Distance Learning Programs

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
College of Continuing Studies

The University of Alabama was founded in 1831. It is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1991. In fall 2003, there were 5,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

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

Contact Ms. Nina Smith, Program Manager, Adult Student Services, The University of Alabama, Division of Academic Outreach, Box 870388, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0388. Telephone: 205-348-0089. Fax: 205-348-0249. E-mail: [email protected]


BA Interdisciplinary Studies

BS Human Environmental Sciences–General Studies Option; Human Environmental Sciences–Restaurant and Hospitality Management; Interdisciplinary Studies; Mechanical Engineering; Nursing

Certificate Personal Financial Planning and Counseling

MA Health Studies–Health Promotion; Health Studies–Sports Medicine Health Care; Rehabilitation Counseling

MS Human Environmental Sciences–Food and Nutrition; Human Environmental Sciences–Interactive Technology; Nursing Case Management

MSAE Aerospace Engineering


Undergraduate— accounting; advertising; American literature (United States); astronomy; biological and physical sciences; biology, general; business; communications, general; computer and information sciences, general; computer science; criminal justice and corrections; economics; education, general; engineering, general; English composition; English creative writing; English language and literature, general; English language and literature/letters, other; English literature (British and Commonwealth); family and community studies; family/consumer resource management; financial management and services; financial services marketing operations; foods and nutrition studies; foreign languages and literatures; general teacher education; geography; health professions and related sciences, other; history; home economics business services; home economics, general; home economics, other; hospitality/recreation marketing; hospitality services management; individual and family development studies; journalism and mass communications; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; mathematics; philosophy; philosophy and religion; political science and government; psychology; religion/religious studies; Romance languages and literatures; social sciences and history, other; social sciences, general; telecommunications; tourism/travel marketing.

Graduate— accounting; advertising; aerospace engineering; computer and information sciences, other; consumer and homemaking education; engineering mechanics; family/consumer resource management; financial management and services; health professions and related sciences, other; journalism and mass communications; nursing.

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