Accessing Northeast State Fully Online Courses

Fully Online Courses of Study

Too busy for traditional classes? Consider choosing fully online classes. Students have the opportunity to complete an AS General degree or an AS Sociology degree over four fall and spring semesters in a fully online format (no in-class meetings required), with the exception of weekly lab meetings for the biology courses. 

Fully Online Course of Study - AS General

Semester 1 (Fall)
EDUC 1030 College and Lifelong Learning
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 
HUM 1010 Early Humanities
SOCI 2010 Marriage and Family 
COMM
2025  Fundamentals of Communication 

Semester 2 (Spring)
ECON   2100 Principles of Macroeconomics
ENGL   1020  English Composition II
HUM   1020  Modern Humanities 
MATH   1530 Introductory Statistics
SOCI   1010 Introduction to Sociology

Semester 3 (Fall)
BIOL 1010  Introduction to Biology* 
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 2120 Modern American Literature 
HIST 2010 Early United States History 
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music 

Semester 4 (Spring) 
BIOL 1020  Diversity of Life*  
HIST  2020  Modern Untied States History  
PHIL 2640 Science and the Modern World
POLS 1030 American Government
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology
*Labs will be weekly, on-ground
NOTE: On-ground testing will be required as appropriate to the course.

Fully Online Course of Study - AS Sociology*

Semester 1 (Fall)
EDUC 1030 College and Lifelong Learning
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
HUM 1010 Early Humanities  
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology 
COMM  2025  Fundamentals of Communication 

Semester 2 (Spring)
ECON 2100 Principles of Macroeconomics
ENGL 1020  English Composition II
HUM 1020 Modern Humanities  
MATH 1530  Introductory Statistics 
SOCI 2010 Marriage and Family 

Semester 3 (Fall)
BIOL 1010  Introduction to Biology** 
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 2120 Modern American Literature 
HIST 2010 Early United States History  
SOCI  1040  Social Problems*** 

Semester 4 (Spring) 
ANTH
1230  Intro to Cultural Anthropology**** 
BIOL
1020 Diversity of Life**   
HIST
2020 Modern United States History  
POLS 1030 American Government
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology
*Complete the degree fully online by choosing the classes listed above.
**Labs will be weekly, on-ground. Note On-ground testing will be required as appropriate to the course.
***This course is only offered during the fall semester. ****This course is only offered during the spring semester.  
NOTE: On-ground testing will be required as appropriate to the course.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I earn an Associate’s degree in a fully online format?
Yes. Students may earn an AS General degree fully online or an AS Sociology degree with the exception of weekly labs for the biology courses. Additionally, some courses may require proctored testing on the Blountville campus.

Do I have to commit to taking all of the classes online?
No. Students are free to mix their schedules and take fully online courses alongside courses in other formats.

Who can take the fully online courses?
Any Northeast State student can take a course in the fully online format as long as prerequisites for the course have been completed.

Can students get financial aid for the fully online courses?
Yes.

What is the difference between fully online classes and regular Northeast State Internet classes?
Fully online classes differ from regular Northeast State Internet classes in that there are no assigned class meetings.

What is the difference between fully online courses and TN eCampus courses?
Unlike TN eCampus courses, Northeast State’s fully online courses are all staffed by Northeast State instructors. Additionally, students are not charged the additional fee associated with TN eCampus courses.

How do I register for fully online classes?
As with other Northeast State courses, students will register for fully online classes through the College’s online registration system. Fully online courses are denoted by section numbers containing IF (Internet Full). For example, the fully online section of Composition I is listed as ENGL 1010 IF1.

When can I register for classes?
Once a student has been admitted to the College and has met with an advisor, the student may register for classes within the open enrollment period for a given term.

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