The 10 Best Courses to Start Over Spring Break

The 10 Best Courses to Start Over Spring Break

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Taking a college course over spring break is a great way to get ahead on your degree. By using your time wisely, you can quickly start getting the credits or completing the prerequisites you need for your degree, and reduce your cost of college. Many students complete our courses in a month; some have even completed in weeks! Take advantage of your time off to finish a prereq, earn credits towards your college degree, take courses to assist with professional development, or even just for fun!

StraighterLine Recommended Spring 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.


ntroduction 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.

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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.

American Declaration of Independence

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.

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CulturalAnthropology (ANTH101) Explore human diversity across multiple spectrums: economic, political, social and cultural. Intro to Psychology (PSY101) Learn more about the relationship between biology and behavior, such as how stress impacts personal health.

Take a StraighterLine Course Over Spring Break

Sign up for one of our general education courses. Enroll today and get started immediately! All our courses are self-paced so that you can complete them on your schedule. 

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