Online students must have computer skills, such as the ability to send and receive emails, navigate the internet, attach files, operate a computer, etc.
Online students must have analytical and critical thinking skills for when they "get stuck" in the online environment.
Online students must have reliable access to the Internet and a computer.
Online students must be able to communicate through writing - If students have limited writing abilities they should address their limitations before their online experience. The majority of online assignments are in written form.
Online students must be self-motivated and self-disciplined. They must have the ability to stay on task, follow strict timelines and not procrastinate.
Online students must be willing and able to commit to 4 to 15 hours per week per course and must be able to participate weekly.
Online students must be willing to share their online-experiences with other students.
American Institutions is designed to acquaint the student with the basic principles of American national, state, and local governments. The content will include the U.S. Constitution (origin and development), general functions and relationships of the three levels of government, political parties and electoral processes. The course may be used for partial fulfillment of the U.S. History and American Institutions requirement for graduation from four-year colleges. It has been approved for correspondence delivery.
This class will be an introduction to figure drawing, from the clothed and nude model in short and extended poses, using a variety of drawing techniques and media. The elements and principles of figure drawing will be presented from historical, cultural, aesthetic, and technical points of view