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Continuing Education - Undergraduate Credit

Online Winter Session 2014

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January 2–21, 2014
3-week intensive online courses, 4 credits each

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The School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education is pleased to offer a fully online session between the fall and spring semesters. Each winter session course is 4 credits (undergraduate) and moves at an intensive pace across a three-week period. Take a course from the comfort of your home, a beach, or any location!

Course Descriptions and Syllabi
Go to Online Winter 2014 Course Descriptions for all winter courses, or click on the course titles in the following table. The most up-to-date course information is available under “Course Search” on (select Winter 2014 from the semester drop-down menu). Note that the syllabi posted are not necessarily updated for the semester or the latest version. Students should verify the book requirements at the Purchase College bookstore's website or by phone at 914 251 6970.

Course Title,
Course Number & Instructor
Gen Ed*
*Refer to the key of general education categories below.
Beginning Spanish I
ASP1030.60, Deborah Symons
L  Syllabus
Behavorial Statistics
BPS2320.60, Peggy De Cooke
M  Syllabus
Contemporary Art
AAR3120.60, James Bergesen
T  Syllabus
Creative Writing Workshop
AWR2120.70, Marie McGrath
Creative Writing Workshop (Advanced)
AWR3120.70, Marie McGrath
Crime and Delinquency
CSO3550.60, Charles Murphy
S  Syllabus
Developmental Psychology
BPS3350.60, Kenneth Mann
S  Syllabus
The Family on Film
CSS3270.70 or FTF3270.70, Rachel Simon
Global Media, Local Cultures
CAN3185.60, Ahmed Afzal
O  Syllabus
Health Issues in the 21st Century *CANCELLED* CSS3005.60, Owen Borda S  Syllabus
Introduction to Psychology
BPS1530.60, Laura Moore
S  Syllabus
Lights, Camera, God: Religion in the Movies
AHU3340.70 or FTF3340.70, Judith Dupre
H  Syllabus
Mathematics for Contemporary Life
BMA1060.60, Barbara McMullen
 Syllabus (revised)
The Search for Life in the Universe
BNS1120.60, Keith Landa
N  Syllabus
World Religions: An Anatomy of the Sacred
AHU3110.60, George Keteku
O  Syllabus 

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Critical Dates to Remember

  • Classes start: Jan. 2, 2014
  • Classes end: Jan. 21, 2014
  • Late registration fee begins: Jan. 2, 2014
  • Last day to drop/add: Jan. 3, 2014
  • Withdrawal deadline: Jan. 11, 2014

SUNY General Education Course Options

Courses marked accordingly in the table above satisfy Purchase College core curriculum and SUNY general education requirements for matriculated students.

Key: General Education
A American History
H Humanities
L Foreign Language
M Mathematics
N Natural Science
O Other World Civilizations
S Social Science
T The Arts
W Western Civilization

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Credit Load

Because of the intensive pace of winter session courses, all students are limited to one 4-credit course. No exceptions will be considered.

Who Can Enroll

Courses are available to all current, prospective and visiting students who wish to obtain undergraduate college-level credit. The “special auditor” option is not available.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are authorized by the State of New York Board of Trustees and are subject to change.

Winter Session 2014
(4 credits)
Fees Total
NY State Residents 980.00 88.72 1,068.72
Fairfield County Residents
1,128.00 88.72 1,216.72
Out-of-State Residents 2,552.00 88.72 2,640.72
The fees above include:
College fee: $0.85 per credit
Technology fee: $20.08 per credit
Transcript fee: $5 per semester

Tuition Refund Policy and Schedule

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Updated Dec. 30, 2013

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