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Explore online learning at an accredited university as a non-degree student and sharpen skills for your current job. You can apply courses toward a degree later.
PHI2000 - Ethics (6 quarter credits) Learners analyze major philosophical approaches to evaluating moral actions and apply them to contemporary issues. Learners assess their own moral beliefs and the ways these beliefs influence and inform their moral judgments and behavior.
COM2000 - Intercultural Communication (6 quarter credits) Learners in this course demonstrate and apply knowledge of cultural differences associated with values, norms, social interaction and code systems. Learners also analyze the effects those differences have on inter- and cross-cultural communication.
COM3700 - Conflict Resolution (6 quarter credits) In this course, learners identify and analyze the factors that promote conflict and apply the fundamental skills and tools used to resolve conflict in personal and professional situations.
MAT1050 - College Algebra (6 quarter credits) Learners in this course evaluate and perform linear, exponential, logarithmic and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic and numeric properties. Learners then apply these concepts to the social and natural sciences, business and everyday life.
BIO1000 - Human Biology (6 quarter credits) In this course, learners examine the integrative relationship between human biological systems and the social sciences, arts and communications. Learners build and apply an understanding of topics such as human anatomy, nature versus nurture, biological psychology, human disease and concepts related to ancestry and biology. Learners also evaluate the accuracy of biological topics in the media. This course includes a lab experience.
Sometimes students need additional courses to complete requirements, or their current institution doesn’t offer a course at a convenient time. Enrolling in an individual online course from Capella can provide you with a direct path to meeting your goals, helping you to:
*A maximum of three courses taken as a Capella non-degree student can be applied to a Capella degree program.
Capella University operates on the quarter credit system. Generally, 1 quarter credit is equal to .67 of a semester credit. For example, if you need 12 semester credits to complete a requirement, you would need to complete approximately 18 quarter credits. Check with your state board or learning institution to understand their transfer policies and how they convert credits.
Individual courses are not eligible for financial aid, according to Department of Education guidelines. Students who enroll in an individual course can set up a payment plan, bill their employer directly (as available) or seek outside loans as a financing option. Payment plans can be arranged by contacting our financial aid support team at 1.888.227.3552.
Applying to become a non-degree, course-only student is quick and easy. Our application can be completed online. We may require you to submit additional documents later, such as your official transcripts, proof of an undergraduate degree if you want to take a graduate course, or a Statement of Rationale for counseling courses. An enrollment specialist will contact you with next steps.