“You can still enjoy all the activities associated with winter break, including traveling, and still fill in an extra course or two while school is not in session.” says Josef Katz, Vice President of Marketing
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 28, 2011
StraighterLine (straighterline.com) announced today that students looking to take college courses over the winter break can take advantage of StraighterLine’s flexible online model and start winter session classes at any time. Students can move through the material at their own pace and finish courses as quickly as they are able to complete the material. On average students complete a StraighterLine online course in 40 days. Unlike traditional schools, which in many cases don’t offer a winter session, or where you must show up on designated dates and times, StraighterLine courses are accessible 24/7/365. StraighterLine’s extremely flexible and affordable online college courses allow students to save up to 90% on the cost of traditional college classes. Course credits transfer to any of StraighterLine’s partner colleges or through the ACE Credit service.
Currently, StraighterLine offers thirty four entry-level college courses online, including College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus I, Calculus II, Business Writing, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Biology with lab, General Chemistry I, General Chemistry I with lab, English Comp I, English Comp II, Accounting I, Accounting II, Managerial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Anatomy & Physiology I & II, each with a lab option, Medical Terminology, Psychology, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Nutrition, Introduction to Sociology, Western Civilization I, Personal Finance, Pharmacology I, Pharmacology II and two developmental courses .
StraighterLine partner colleges and universities include the following institutions:
- Albany State University
- American College of Dubai
- American InterContinental University
- Ashford University
- Assumption College
- Capella University
- Charter Oak State College
- Colorado State University-Global Campus
- DeVry University
- Excelsior College
- Florida Gateway College
- Granite State College
- Jefferson Community and Technical College
- Kaplan University
- LaSalle University
- Nazarene Bible College
- New England College of Business
- Potomac College
- Thomas Edison State College
- Thompson Rivers University
- University of Phoenix
- Western Governors University
- WGU Indiana
- WGU Texas
- WGU Washington
“Online college courses are perfect for winter session,” says Josef Katz, Vice President of Marketing. “You can still enjoy all the activities associated with winter break, including traveling, and still fill in an extra course or two while school is not in session.”
StraighterLine has been recognized as a revolutionizing force in education by major news organizations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for offering students online courses that earn real college credit for just $99 a month. Fast Company named StraighterLine one of the “10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.”
In order to facilitate the award of credit, StraighterLine has forged partnerships with leading accredited online colleges and universities. A student ultimately earns a degree from those institutions but realizes tremendous savings and convenience by starting with StraighterLine.
StraighterLine’s courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT). In addition to the institutions with which StraighterLine has a direct relationship, more than 200 other schools are reported to have accepted StraighterLine coursework for transfer credit.
Currently, StraighterLine offers 34 entry-level college courses online in the Sciences, Humanities, English, Math and Business.
For information, visit straighterline.com or call 202-507-7020 or 1-877-str8erline (1-877-787-8375).