Top 10 StraighterLine Courses of the Year

Top 10 StraighterLine Courses of the Year
Beth Dumbauld

Science and math courses were once again popular with our students this year, along with  English Comp and Psychology! Below are the overall top 10 classes for 2021 based on what our students have taken, plus honorable mentions in popular categories from lab sciences to humanities.

college algebra course

College Algebra

Get a working knowledge of college-level algebra and its applications. Learn about linear and quadratic equations, word problems, polynomials, and rational and radical equations. A common requirement for nearly all bachelor degrees, many students appreciated the free tutoring included with this course.

Anatomy and Physiology I Course

Anatomy & Physiology I

Study the functions and structure of the human body. This course covers anatomical terminology, the organization of the body and the relationship of chemistry to anatomy and physiology. Our students appreciate the self-paced aspect of this common prerequisite for degrees in healthcare.

English Composition Course

English Composition I

Newly redesigned – see what the buzz is all about! Provides an easy to follow and immersive approach to various writing genres. Students write a selection of essays including a research paper. Feedback on writing is provided by course evaluators prior to assignment submissions so students can feel confident in their work before any assessments.

Microbiology college course

Microbiology

Learn about the world of pathogenic microorganisms by studying their role in human disease and immunology. This course is another common requirement of students pursuing health science degrees, including nursing.

 

Anatomy & Physiology II course

Anatomy & Physiology II

Gain an in-depth understanding of the major parts of the body and how they work independently as well as together. You will study the cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, immunity responses and the three lines of defense the body has against pathogens. Popular with students considering entering careers in healthcare.

 

Introduction to Nutrition Course

Introduction to Nutrition

Learn about the types of nutrients, how your body uses nutrients, how nutrition affects your health, and how nutrient needs change at different stages in life. This popular course also explores how psychology, society, and your own values and beliefs affect what and how you eat.

 

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

Complete at home laboratory experiments, track and record results in lab reports, and complete lab-based assessments in order to meet A&P lab requirements. This lab-only course is designed as a standalone addition to StraighterLine's A&P I course.

 

Introduction to Psychology course

Introduction to Psychology

Provides a general survey of psychology, including the relationship between biology and behavior, such as how stress impacts personal health. This course has also been reviewed and authorized by The College Board as an AP Program course (AP Psychology).

 

Introduction to Statistics course

Introduction to Statistics

Learn the basic concepts of probability and statistics while focusing on applications of statistical knowledge. Gain an understanding of how statistics and probability work together. This course is popular across all college majors.

 

Microbiology Lab

Microbiology Lab

Complete at home laboratory experiments, track and record results in lab reports, and complete lab-based assessments in order to meet Microbiology lab requirements. Designed as a standalone addition to StraighterLine’s Microbiology course.

 

Honorable Mention Courses

Introduction to Sociology

Study an overview of sociology and its applications in everyday life. An affordable way to fulfill one of the most common general education humanities requirements.

General Chemistry I

Explore the nature of matter: its components, stoichiometry, and intermolecular force and phase changes. You’ll also analyze the properties of liquids, solids, and gasses. This course is a common requirement for healthcare science majors, including nursing.

Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

Complete at home laboratory experiments, track and record results in lab reports, and complete lab-based assessments in order to meet A&P II lab requirements. This lab-only course is designed as a standalone addition to StraighterLine's A&P II course.

Vote for Your Favorite Course of the Year

StraighterLine students, we want to hear from you! What was your favorite course you took with us in 2021? Hurry, voting ends December 10, 2021. Show some love to the StraighterLine course that had the biggest impact on YOU, and get $5 off your next course!

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