These online courses are slated to be offered in the upcoming semester. (Subject to change.)
Following is the list of University of Delaware online courses that have been designated for the High School Dual Enrollment program. However, not all courses are available every semester. Please contact UD ACCESS Center advisor Debbie Farris for details (email@example.com).
Major ideas and areas of study in social and cultural anthropology. Use of ethnographic data and film to illustrate the anthropologist's view of societies in their sociocultural and ecological dimensions.
The study of biological principles at multiple levels of organization. Fosters biological literacy through the exploration of concepts, theories, practices, and new developments and their impact on individuals and society. The laboratory component provides concrete examples of some of the principles discussed in the lecture component.
The course strives to provide a strong foundation which will enable students to continue as lifelong learners of biology. The student should obtain a basic understanding of biology and the background necessary to comprehend current biological issues, and to make informed decisions about questions that relate to science, technology, and the environment.
Assessment: quizzes, assignments, exams, labs, and participation. Please check with a UD ACCESS advisor if you are planning to register for BISC 104 and have previously taken any AP coursework in biology.
Heredity and human affairs, pedigree analysis, physical and chemical basis of heredity, heredity and environment, radiation and mutation, heredity and diseases, and birth defects.
The course will present some of the major topics of human heredity, including the physical and chemical basis of heredity, Mendelian inheritance, chromosomes, and heredity and disease. The students should obtain a basic understanding of genetics and the background necessary to comprehend current issues of human heredity.
Assessment: four exams.
Survey of basic business concepts designed for non-business major. Topics covered include business organization, management, marketing, operations research and finance.
Takes a nontechnical approach to basic economics. Applies economic concepts to contemporary issues, problems and policies. Covers topics in both macroeconomics and microeconomics. May not be taken for credit after taking ECON 151 or ECON 152.
The principal political, social, economic and cultural developments in Western civilization since the middle of the 17th century.
Functions and sources of nutrients, dietary adequacy, energy balance and metabolism, with emphasis on health promotion. Includes weight control, evaluation of popular diets, vegetarianism, eating disorders, alcohol, and other current issues and concerns in nutrition.
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: recognize the role that nutrition plays in health promotion/disease prevention; use computer dietary analysis to conduct and analyze a self-assessment of a three-day dietary intake; recognize that there are many different ways to achieve dietary nutritional adequacy; identify food sources of nutrients and identify whether or not a diet meets nutrient recommendations; appreciate that people’s food habits are frequently influenced by factors other than nutrition information.
Assessment: four exams, one assignment, and participation.
Survey of selected past and present philosophies that people strive to live by, typically including individualistic, group-oriented, religious, and nonreligious positions.
In this course, we examine several views (Platonic, Christian, Marxian, Freudian, etc.) concerning the nature of the human person and society. The first part of the course will survey two classical theories: Plato and Christianity. The second part looks at two modern theories: Marxian and Freud. Finally, feminism, environmentalism, and classical liberalism. We explore what each theory has to say about the universe, the nature of the human person, and the prospects for humanity.
Assessment: three exams and one short essay.