Self-Paced Courses

For a complete listing of the current Term-Based and Self-Paced courses please click here.

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Self-Paced courses are available on your schedule and start anytime. Students access courses online through Canvas, but do not require online interaction.

Note: this list is provided for informational purposes only. Course offerings and availability varies varies from academic year to academic year.

Decision Sciences

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
DSCI 205

Business Statistics
Sample DSCI 205 syllabus

4
Available Anytime

English*

*English majors/minors may apply up to 10 credits of distance learning to their major/minor course of study. Contact your degree advisor for guidelines.

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
ENG 270

Language and Society
Sample ENG 270 syllabus

5
HUM
Available Anytime
ENG 338

Women and Literature in North America and Europe
Sample ENG 338 syllabus

5
BCGM
Available Anytime
ENG 339

Mythology and Literature
Sample ENG 339 syllabus

5
HUM
Available Anytime
ENG 350

Introduction to Creative Writing
Sample ENG 350 syllabus

5
Available Anytime
ENG 354

Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing
Sample ENG 354 syllabus

5
Available Anytime
ENG 370

Introduction to Language
Sample ENG 370 Syllabus

5
Available Anytime

Environmental Science

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
ESCI 307

Topics in Environmental Science
Sample ESCI 307 syllabus

1-3
Available Anytime
ESCI 308

Writing in Environmental Science
Sample ESCI 308 syllabus

1-3
WP variable
Available Anytime

Environmental Studies

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
ENVS 308

National Parks: History of an American Innovation
Sample ENVS 308 syllabus

4
WP 3
Available Anytime
ENVS 484

The Literature of Nature and Place
Sample ENVS 484 syllabus

4
WP 3
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Geology

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
GEOL 204

Geology and Society: The Science of Monsters
Sample GEOL 204 syllabus

3
SCI
Available Anytime
GEOL 303

Dinosaurs and Their Environment
Sample GEOL 303 syllabus

3
SCI
Available Anytime

History

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
HIST 390

The Great European Witchcraze
Sample HIST 390 syllabus

5
Available Anytime

Liberal Studies

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
LBRL 123

The Western Tradition III: The Modern World
Sample LBRL 123 syllabus

5
HUM
Available Anytime
LBRL 232

Myth and Folklore
Sample LBRL 232 syllabus

5
HUM
Available Anytime

Management Information Systems

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
MIS 220

Introduction to Business Computer Systems
Sample MIS 220 syllabus

2
Available Anytime

Mathematics

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
MATH 107

Mathematical Reasoning and Its Applications
Sample MATH 107 Syllabus

4
QSR
Available Anytime
MATH 112

Functions and Algebraic Methods
Sample MATH 112 Syllabus

5
QSR
Available Anytime
MATH 156

Algebra With Applications to Business and Economics
Sample MATH 156 Syllabus

4
QSR
Available Anytime
MATH 157

Calculus With Applications to Business and Economics
Sample MATH 157 Syllabus

4
QSR
Available Anytime
MATH 240

Introduction to Statistics
Sample MATH 240 Syllabus

4
QSR
Available Anytime

Psychology

Number Course Title Credits GUR Term
PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology
Sample PSY 101 Syllabus

5
SSC
Available Anytime
PSY 230

Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Sample PSY 230 Syllabus

5
Available Anytime
PSY 250

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
Sample PSY 250 Syllabus

5
Available Anytime

Type Current Western Students Non Western Students

Term-Based

WWU students with a registration appointment may enroll through www.wwu.edu/web4u.

Academic Year Term-Based Course Registration form for non WWU students

Self-Paced

WWU students with an active MyWestern account may register using the IL Registration E-Form. Upon registration tuition charges will be added to your student account and is due immediately.

Self-Paced Course Registration form for Non-WWU Students

Tuition for courses run through Extended Education will be on a self-supporting basis. Check tuition amounts on ClassFinder and in Web4U. This tuition is separate from WWU Main Campus tuition and is not included in the 10-18 credit banded amount. Self-sustaining courses are not eligible for Western Grant or tuition waiver funding; please consult Financial Aid for additional information. For information on your student account and for billing related questions, please contact the Student Business Office.

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