Individual online courses are available to students who have not applied for admission to Adams State University. Students who are pursuing a degree at another institution, but who wish to take a course for transfer back to their home institution, or individuals who want to take a credit bearing course for personal interest are welcome to register as non-degree seeking students. Students may also enroll in a course as a non-degree seeking student to assess whether they are interested in pursuing a online degree through Adams State. Credits completed as a non-degree seeking student may be applied towards a degree program if the student subsequently applies for, and is admitted to ASU.

Courses are offered in most academic disciplines.  The Academic Calendar provides important dates for registration and semester dates. Students enrolling as non-degree seeking students are not eligible for financial aid; payment is required at the time of registration.  To register click on the button below.

Please Note:  ASU Online courses will require the use of Blackboard for all coursework. Visit the Blackboard System Requirements for additional information. Exams for all courses other than those through the Center for Legal Studies will be proctored through Examity. A webcam will be required and additional fees will apply for those proctored exams.

Art Courses

  • AR 103 Art Appreciation – 3 Credits (GT-AH1)

Biology Courses

  • BIOL 101 Introductory Biology – 4 Credits (GT-SC1)

Business Courses

  • BUS 103 Introduction to Business – 3 credits
  • BUS 207 Principles of Accounting I – 3 credit
  • BUS 208 Principles of Accounting II – 3 credits
  • BUS 211:  Business Law – 3 credits
  • BUS 120 Business Computer Applications – 3 credits
  • BUS 259 Software Essentials for the Law Office – 3 credits
  • BUS 265 Business Communication – 3 credits
  • BUS 304 Principles of Marketing – 3 credits
  • BUS 318  Business Statistics – 3 credits
  • BUS 320:  Business Computer Applications II – 3 credits
  • BUS 359 Paralegal I – 3 Credits – Offered through Center for Legal Studies
  • BUS 359 Paralegal II – 3 Credits – Offered through Center for Legal Studies
  • BUS 359 Personal Injury for Paralegals– 3 Credits Offered through Center for Legal Studies
  • BUS 361 Principles of Management – 3 Credit
  • BUS 362 – Human Resource Management – 3 Credits
  • BUS 365 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship – 3 Credits
  • BUS 379 Advanced Legal Research & Writing – 3 credits
  • BUS 379 Bankruptcy Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • BUS 479 Alternative Dispute Resolution – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • BUS 479 Intellectual Property Law for Engineers – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • BUS 479 Real Property Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • BUS 379 Estate Planning – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • BUS 379 Intellectual Property – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • BUS 385 Sports Marketing – 3 credits (available spring and summer only)
  • BUS 407 Auditing – 3 Credits
  • BUS 409 Fraud Examination – 3 Credits
  • BUS 466 Business Ethics and Decision Making – 3 Credits
  • BUS 459 Employment Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS

Economics Courses

  • ECON 201 Economics in Today’s Society – 3 Credits
  • ECON 255 Macroeconomic Principles – 3 credits
  • ECON 256 Microeconomic Principles – 3 credits

Education Courses

  • ED 379 Education Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS

English Courses

  • ENG 101 Communication Arts I – 3 credits (GT-CO1)
  • ENG 102 Communication Arts II – 3 credits (GT-CO2)
  • ENG 203 Major Themes in Literature
  • ENG 279 Vocabulary
  • ENG 326 Poetry Workshop I – 3 credits

History/Government/Philosophy Courses

  • HGP 110 Development of Civilization – 3 credits (GT-HI1)
  • HGP 111 Development of Civilization II – 3 Credits – (GT-HI1)

Library Science

  • LS 225 Research Skills for the Behavioral Sciences – 1 credits

Math Courses

  • MATH 095 Pre-Algebra Skills – 3 credits
  • MATH 097 Basic Algebra Skills – 3 credits
  • MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra – 3 credits
  • MATH 104 Finite Mathematics – 3 credits
  • MATH 106 College Algebra – 3 credits

Music Courses

  • MUS 100 – Introduction to Music Literature – 3 credits

Philosophy Courses

  • PHIL 201 Introduction to Philosophy – 3 credits (GT-AH3)
  • PHIL 205 Logic – 3 credits

Political Science Courses

  • POLS 479 Advanced Legal Research – 3 credits
  • POLS 379 Constitutional Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • POLS 379 Family Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • POLS 379 Immigration Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS

Sociology Courses

  • SOC 201 The Sociological Imagination – 3 credits (GT-SS3)
  • SOC 245 Criminology – 3 Credits
  • SOC 320 Marriages and Families – 3 Credits
  • SOC 346 Criminal  Justice -3 Credits
  • SOC 365 Race, Culture and Ethnicity – 3 Credits
  • SOC 379 Criminal Procedure – 3 credits
  • SOC 379 Criminal Law – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • SOC 379 Criminal Procedure – 3 Credits – Offered through CLS
  • SOC 379 Victim Advocacy – 3 credits
  • SOC 401 Social Psychology – 3 credits
  • SOC 445 Sociological Theory – 3 credits
  • SOC 447 Correctional Systems – 3 credit

Women’s Studies Courses

  • WS 279 Women and Activism – 3 credits
  • WS 279 Women and the American Experience – 3 credits
  • WS 279 Women and Poverty – 3 Credits
  • WS 379 Contemporary Issues in Ecofeminism – 3 Credits