is taking advantage of new technologies to improve access to classes
for students, working adults and others in all parts of the state
who need the flexibility and convenience that online education
This fall the
University will offer four online courses. These 300-level
education, arts and mathematics classes are each worth three credit
hours. The deadline to register is July 16.
Arts” will focus on the significance of art, its social role, its
foundation in aesthetics, and its importance as a way of
interpreting reality. This class will emphasize integral art, a new
movement that comprises body, mind and spirit in self, nature and
culture. Students will learn about integral arts through books like
“The Tao of Pooh” and the “Matrix” movies.
Principles and Practices” is designed to teach aspiring teachers
about the theory and components of middle level education and its
philosophy and practices. Students must have permission from their
institutions to take this course or be a lateral entry teacher who
is employed by a school system and have a plan of study.
Systems” is designed to give students a basic understanding of
number systems. Students will start by exploring the counting
numbers and work their way up to real numbers, examining the
theoretical properties of each definable number set. A course in
calculus is a prerequisite.
Algebra” will introduce students to multidimensional quantities.
These include statistics, differential equations, modeling and
numerical analysis. This class will focus on theory as well as real
the number five public liberal arts college in the nation, makes
every effort to ensure that online courses provide an outstanding
learning experience. All UNC campuses are accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools, which requires that online
offerings be similar in quality to residential offerings.
tuition is $253.02 and out-of-state tuition is $1,366.86. To
register, click on
information, call UNC Asheville’s Office of Extension and Distance
828/232-5122 or click on