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Online@Earlham: Summer 2020

Online@Earlham: Summer 2020

During Summer 2020, Earlham College is offering five online courses for currently enrolled students, at a 65 percent discount. Mark off a course from your four-year plan and save on tuition at the same time.

When will these courses occur?

The Online@Earlham Summer 2020 courses will be offered during a 7-week term starting on May 13 and ending on July 1.

What courses will be available?

This summer’s undergraduate courses will include:

  • MGMT 141 WORLD OF BUSINESS (3 credits)
    Instructor: Terence Motsi
    This course introduces concepts, theories, information and issues that impact business. It investigates the role of functional business units and the cultural, economic, legal and geopolitical influences on business. Students also examine the nature of business decisions across such functional areas as human resources management, finance, accounting, marketing and operations management.
    Instructor: Robert Couch
    An introduction to the construction and interpretation of financial statements, valuation of assets, financial ratios analysis, and the construction and use of budgets for decision-making.
    Instructor: Racheal Reavis
    An introduction to various perspectives within psychology: physiological, learning, cognitive, developmental, social and clinical. Format is typically lecture and discussion. Note: Students cannot receive credit for both PSYC 115 and PSYC 116.
  • PSYC 364 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN (3 credits)
    Instructor: Maggie Thomas
    Examines women's lives and experiences through the lens of psychological research. Includes a variety of psychological perspectives and issues in women's lives, as well as discussions about gender as a social framework. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or above.
    Instructor: Peng Yu
    Surveys the canonical texts from the non-Western tradition for political thinking. The course investigates how notions, concepts and theories that arise from the texts challenge the Western writings. Prerequisite: POLS 111/121 or consent of the instructor.

How are courses delivered?

  • Courses will be delivered through Moodle in an asynchronous format.  This means that while there will be course and assignment deadlines, enrolled students will not have to meet online at specific, pre-determined times.
  • Course deadlines and assignments will be detailed in the syllabus for each course.
  • Reliable internet connectivity will be required during the 7-week term to ensure access to the course.
  • Access to a laptop, desktop, or tablet with a keyboard is strongly recommended to complete written assignments.

How much are the course fees?

  • The course fee is $1,650 for 3-credit courses, or $550 per credit hour.
    • This fee is a 65% discount rate on normal Earlham tuition.
  • Online@Earlham Summer 2020 will not be eligible for financial aid.

What are the registration requirements?

  • Courses will be open to current Earlham students who are registered for the Spring 2020 semester and who are not graduating in May.
  • Students must meet the standard course prerequisites for any course they enroll in.
  • Students may only register for one (1) course in the summer term due to the intensive nature of an online 7-week course.
  • Minimum enrollment for these courses will be six (6) students or the course may be canceled.

What are the processes and deadlines for advising and registration?

  • Academic Advising Period: March 30 – April 10, 2020
    • Interested students should discuss their desire to enroll in an online course with their adviser during the upcoming Academic Advising Period.
  • Registration Opens: April 13, 2020
    • Registration for the Online@Earlham Summer 2020 courses will begin at the same time as Fall 2020 registration. Registration will occur through Banner Self-Service as normal.
  • Registration Closes: May 1, 2020
    • Registration for the Online@Earlham Summer 2020 courses will close on the last class day of the Spring semester.  If any courses do not meet the minimum enrollment, students will be notified after registration closes.

Whom do I contact with additional questions?

If you have any additional questions about Online@Earlham Summer 2020, please contact the Registrar’s Office at

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