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Online Courses at Miami

Online courses give you the opportunity to speed up earning your degree, catch up on credits if you've fallen a little behind, or explore a topic you didn't have time for during the busy fall and spring semesters. Miami offers plenty of online courses for current students or transfer and non-degree-seeking students to choose from.

Summer Online Courses at Miami

This sample of online course offerings highlights courses that can meet Miami Plan Foundation, Thematic Sequence, or Advanced Writing requirements.

Sample of Summer 2022 Online Course Offerings
Course number Course title Credit hours
AAA 207 Asia and Globalization* 3
ACC 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting** 3
AMS/FST/ITL 205 Introduction to American Cultures* 3
AMS 222 Italian American Culture* 3
ART 187 History of Western Art: Prehistoric-Gothic* 3
ART 188 History of Western Art: Renaissance-Modern* 3
ATH 185 Cultural Diversity in the U.S.* 3
ATH/ENG/GER 219 Introduction to Linguistics* 3
ATH 327 Pokemon and J-Pop in Global and Local Contexts* 3
BIO 101 Biotechnology* 3
BIO 203 Intro to Cell Biology** 3
BWS/SLM/SOC 279 African Americans in Sport* 3
CHM 111 Chemistry in Modern Society* 3
CHM 142 College Chemistry** 3
CLS 121 Introduction to Classical Mythology*, ** 3
CSE 174 Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving** 3
CSE 262 Technology, Ethics, and Global Society* 3
DST/EDP 272 Intro to Disability Studies*, ** 3
DST/SPA 312 Deaf Culture: Global, National and Local Issues* 3
ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics*, ** 3
ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics*, ** 3
ECO 356 Poverty and Income Distribution** 3
EDL 203 Introduction to Critical Youth Studies* 3
EDP 279 Technology + Media Literacy and Learning* 3
EDT 205 Race, Cultural Diversity, and Equity in Education* 3
EDT 284 Writing for Educators*** 3
ENG 111 Composition and Rhetoric* 3
ENG/FST 220 Literature and Film*, ** 3
ENG/IMS 224 Digital Writing and Rhetoric: Composing with Words, Images and Sounds** 3
ENG 225 Advanced Composition*** 3
ENG 226 Intro to Creative Writing** 3
ENG 251 Introduction to European Literature* 3
FST 201 Film History and Analysis*, ** 3
FST/ISD 206 Diversity and Culture in American Film* 3
FSW 261 Diverse Family Systems Across the Life Cycle*, ** 3
FSW/WGS 361 Couple Relationships: Diversity and Change** 3
GEO 101 Global Forces, Local Diversity*, ** 3
GEO 122 Geographic Perspectives on the Environment*, ** 3
GER 151 The German-American Experience* 3
GER 231 Folk and Literary Fairy Tales* 3
GLG 111 The Dynamic Earth*, ** 3
GLG 115L Understanding the Earth* 3
GLG 335 Ice Age Earth** 3
HST/POL/RUS 254 Introduction to Russian and Eurasian Studies* 3
HST 296 World History Since 1945* 3
IMS 211 Introduction to Game Studies* 3
IMS/MUS 221 Music Technologies* 3
IMS 222 Introduction to Interaction Design* 3
ISA 235 Information Technology and the Intelligent Enterprise** 3
JRN 201 Reporting and News Writing I*** 3
KNH 188 Physical Activity and Health*, ** 3
KNH 214 Global Well-Being* 3
MBI 131 Community Health Perspectives* 3
MGT 111 Introduction to Business* 3
MKT 291 Principles of Marketing** 3
MTH 151 Calculus I*, ** 3
MTH 222 Introduction to Linear Algebra** 3
MUS 184 Opera: Passport to the Liberal Arts* 3
MUS 206 Tracking Sounds: A History of Film Music* 3
PHL 103 Society and the Individual* 3
PHY 141 Physics in Sports* 3
POL 221W Comparative Politics*** 3
POL 241 American Political System*, ** 3
POL 343 American Presidency** 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology* 3
PSY 210 Psychology Across Cultures* 3
REL 101 Introduction to the Study of Religion* 3
SJS/SOC 165 Introduction to Social Justice Studies* 3
SLM 276 Current Issues in Leisure and Sport* 3
SOC 153 Sociology in a Global Context* 3
SPA 127 Introduction to Communication Disorders*, ** 3
SPA 223 Theories of Language Development*  3
SPN 315 Intro to Hispanic Literatures*, ** 3
STA 261 Statistics*, ** 3
STA 301 Applied Statistics** 3
WGS 201 Introduction to Women's Studies*, ** 3
WGS 202 Introduction to GLBT Studies* 3

Courses with one asterisk (*) are Global Miami Plan Foundation courses. Courses with two asterisks (**) are Thematic Sequence courses. Courses with three asterisks (***) are Advanced Writing courses. For a complete list of online courses available this summer, view the course list.

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Microcredential Programs

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