Science Distance Courses

Andrews University manages the registration and provides the instruction and support for students taking Consortium classes.

Credits: 3

Exploring the cosmic environment—the solar system, stars and their development, star clusters, the interstellar medium, galaxies, and large-scale features of the Universe. Includes a distance laboratory component and meets the Andrews General Education Physical Science requirement. Does not apply to a major or minor.
Prerequisite: MPE P2 or MATH145 or 166 or STAT285 or equivalent. 
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901); Self-Paced Full Term(section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

A study of the basic principles of nutrition science, the biochemical functions of various nutrients, the changes in physiological needs with age, and the relationship between nutrition and health. Students needing life science general education credit must also register for the lab, FDNT240.
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online (section 999), Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

Study of the nutritional needs of the healthy person throughout the life cycle. The influence of socioeconomic, cultural, and psychological factors on food and nutritional behavior.
Prerequisites: FDNT230.
Format(s) Available:  Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 4

This course is designed to convey key principles of environmental science. Students will learn basic ecological principles, applying a systems perspective to understanding the consequences of human interactions with our natural environment. Discussions deal with contemporary environmental issues. Labs activities include applied activities of environmental concepts. Meets the life science general education requirement and certain state educational certification requirements. May apply to biology major or minor.

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning
Cost: $1,540 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar