For Immediate Release BALTIMORE, MD – StraighterLine (www.straighterline.com) announced today that the American Council on Education's (ACE) Credit Recommendation Service reviewed and recommends StraighterLine’s new online college courses for credit. The newest college courses include:
- General Calculus I
- Introductory Biology
- Introductory Biology with Lab
- General Chemistry I
- General Chemistry I with Lab
- Business Communications
Currently, StraighterLine offers 15 entry-level college courses online, including College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus, Business Writing, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Biology with a lab, General Chemistry 1, General Chemistry 1 with a lab, English Comp I, English Comp II, Accounting I, Accounting II, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Business Statistics and two developmental courses, with more to be offered soon.
“Well over 1000 colleges say they adhere to the course credit recommendations made by the American Council on Education’s Credit Recommendation service ” says Burck Smith, StraighterLine’s CEO. “Now, students can easily complete a freshman year’s worth of required courses for less than $1000 without any taxpayer subsidies.”
With StraighterLine, students pay only $99 per month plus $39 per course started and can move as quickly or slowly through the material as they like. Students can take freshman and introductory-level classes and save thousands of dollars earning their college degree. StraighterLine courses have been evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) and have met or exceeded the Distance Education and Training Council’s standards for online course quality and four courses are approved by The College Board for AP courses. About StraighterLine StraighterLine is a leader in making a quality college education more affordable. StraighterLine’s programs are a great way to tackle the escalating cost of four-year college tuition and avoid a mountain of student debt. StraighterLine offers two innovative programs. The “Freshman Year for $999” program is designed to help college students and their families address rampant rising tuition costs of college education. Students can take up to 10 StraighterLine courses for a single fee of $999 and realize savings of more than 90 percent versus the first-year tuition at many colleges. Students can also enroll in a subscription package for $99 a month that allows students who can move the material even faster an opportunity for even greater savings. Both programs include up to 10 hours of one-on-one instructional support. Students who successfully complete StraighterLine online college courses receive credit when they enroll with any school in our rapidly expanding network of regionally accredited partner colleges and universities. In addition, the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT -www.acenet.edu/acecredit/) has also evaluated and recommended college credit for StraighterLine courses. ACE CREDIT helps students gain access to academic credit at colleges and universities for formal courses and examinations taken in settings outside traditional higher education. StraighterLine also offers a tuition assistance program as a benefit for companies to provide to employees interested in earning their college degree. For information, visitwww.straighterline.com or call 1-877-str8erline (1-877-787-8375).