9 Best Courses to Take Over Winter Break

9 Best Courses to Take Over Winter Break

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Winter break is a great opportunity to relax and take a break from studying for exams, but it can also be a good time to catch up on courses you need to complete for your degree. You can even use the downtime to earn extra credits so you can graduate early. Since winter break usually lasts about a month or so, it is the perfect amount of time to complete a StraighterLine online course. Most students complete our courses in 4-6 weeks. To help you out, we've created a list of some of students’ favorite online college courses that have a faster-than-average course completion rate.

Your Ultimate Winter Break Course List

Introduction to Nutrition(Nutri101)

Learn about the types of nutrients you need, how your body uses nutrients, how nutrition affects your health, and how your nutrient needs change at different stages of your life.

Introduction to Environmental Science (ENV101)

Study ecosystems on both land and water and analyze natural and human activity as it impacts the environment, weather and climate: energy consumption, alternative energy sources, forests and conservation, urbanization, food production and pest control, and pollution.

Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL101)

Study the major themes and concepts of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, free will and determinism, evil and the existence of God, personal identity, ethical values and politics, modern cognitivism and more.

Introduction to Communications (COM101)

Develop the tools to both improve and analyze the effectiveness of your own and other people’s communications.

Introduction to Religion (REL101)

Get a comprehensive overview of cultural religious phenomena in a global world.

Personal Wellness (PE101)

Study the principles of exercise program design, the impact of stress on health and the role of exercise and nutrition in body composition. Plus, you get to use yourself as a guide to determining personal wellness through fitness assessments and health risk questionnaires.

United States History I (USHIST101)

Explore and gain a better understanding of the civilizations that were here before the European colonists arrived, and you will end in 1877, just after the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Principles of Management (BUS201)

Learn what a manager does, and how they are integral to planning, organizing, leading, and controlling a modern organization.

Cultural Anthropology (ANTH101)

Explore human diversity across multiple spectrums: economic, political, social and cultural.

Ready to take a college course? Choose one of our online courses, enroll today, and get started immediately!

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