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Evening & Online Adult Studies

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ACCESS Majors & Programs of Study

With both online and traditional classroom programs, DeSales offers flexible options for adult learners and a variety of dynamic academic programs. You'll be well prepared for a career when you graduate. What are you waiting for?
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Evening & Online Undergraduate Course Schedules

  • Session 4: March 11 to May 4, 2019 (8 wks)

    All courses are 8 weeks unless otherwise noted.


    • AB219      Managerial Accounting
    • AB272      The Legal Environment of Business
    • AB453      Auditing
    • CJ250       Criminology
    • CJ/LG480 Family Values and the Law: Values Seminar
    • CS105      Introduction to Computer Applications
    • EC210      Principles of Microeconomics
    • EN103      Composition and Rhetoric I
    • FN417      Financial Planning Development
    • FN452      Senior Seminar
    • HI201       Western Civilization until 1600 A.D.: Humanities I
    • HR452     Capstone: Real World Scenarios
    • MA110    Finite Mathematics: MOT/Mathematics
    • MG100    Introduction to Business
    • MG340    International Business
    • MG452    Business Policy Formulation
    • MI207      Introduction to Management of Information Technology
    • MK201    Principles of Marketing
    • MK215    Sales and Sales Management
    • MK452    Marketing Planning and Strategy
    • PL109      Philosophical Thinking
    • PL345      The Confessions of St. Augustine: Humanities IV
    • PO202     Modern Political Thought: Humanities II
    • PS206      Applied Research Design and Analysis
    • PS381      Psychopharmacology
    • PS455      Psychological Logic
    • SU452      Strategic Logistics and Materials Management    
    • TH232      The Gospels
    • TH473      Women in the World: Values Seminar

    ACCESS Flex
    Attendance is required at the scheduled meeting time, either in the physical classroom in Center Valley or remotely via Zoom, our online classroom software.

    Monday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • *FN331   Financial Management
    • *HCA452 Healthcare Policy Formulation

    Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • *EN110   An Introduction to Poetry: MOT/Literature
    • *FA370    Music of the Modern Era: Humanities III
    • *HCA302 Legal Aspects of Healthcare 

    Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • *MG310 New Ventures, Inc.
    • *MK330  Health Care Marketing
    • *TH109   Catholic Theology

    Thursday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • *MG233 Business Communication Skills
    • *MG475 Ethical Issues in the Work Place: Values Seminar
    • *WC160  Philippine Culture 

    In Classroom Coures

    Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Bethlehem Area Campus

    • FA104      Introduction to Painting
    • AB452      Strategic Cost Management
    • MG211    Quantitative Business Analysis

    Lansdale Area Campus

    • MG452    Business Policy Formulation

    Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Bethlehem Area Campus

    • EN382      Women Writers: Humanities IV
    • MG201    Principles of Management

    Thursday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Bethlehem Area Campus

    • AB217      Financial Accounting
    • PS109      Introduction to Psychology: MOT/Social Science
    • TH283      Christian Prayer

    ACCESS Nursing Programs Center Valley Campus (8 weeks)

    • NU340 Mental Health Nursing (4 credits) 
      Monday / Thursday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (90 clinical hours)

    RN-BSN Center Valley/Online 8 weeks

    • NU441     Community Concepts for RNs


  • Session 5: May 13 to July 6, 2019 (8 wks)

    Courses are 8 weeks unless indicated otherwise


    • AB217 Financial Accounting
    • AB452 Strategic Cost Management
    • CJ109  Crime and Society: MOT/Social Science
    • CJ260 Law Enforcement
    • CJ290 Community Corrections
    • CJ/HS 380 Intelligence and Security
    • CS475 Ethics and Technology: Values Seminar
    • EN104 Composition and Rhetoric II
    • EN250  American Romanticism: Humanities IV
    • FN290 Personal Finance
    • FN331 Financial Management
    • HI202  Western Civilization since 1600 A.D.: Humanities II
    • MG201 Principles of Management
    • MG211 Quantitative Business Analysis
    • MG233 Business Communication Skills
    • MG400 Organizational Behavior
    • MK325 Advertising and Promotional Communication
    • PS250 Social Psychology
    • SO109 Introduction to Sociology
    • SP101 Elementary Spanish I
    • TH109  Catholic Theology
    • TH260 Marriage and the Family 

    Flex Courses

    Attendance is required at the scheduled meeting time, either in the actual classroom or remotely via Zoom, our online classroom software.

    Monday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • MG305 Human Resource Management
    • MG325 Operations Management

    Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • FA106      Introduction to Drawing and Painting
    • PS230    Cognitive Psychology

    Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • AB302   Corporate Financial Reporting II
    • EN103   Composition and Rhetoric I
    • FN330   Corporate Finance
    • HI213    American Civilization I: Humanities I

    Thursday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • MA111  Probability and Statistics: MOT/Mathematics
    • TH261   Sexual Morality

    Online: May 13 to August 17, 2019 (14 Weeks)

    • PL225      Logic

    Online: HR One-credit Workshop
    Friday, May 31 to Friday, June 14, 2019

    • HR340.1  Effective Interviewing

    ACCESS Nursing Programs
    Center Valley Campus 8 weeks

    • NU335     The Chronically Ill Adult (5 credits)
    • NU370     The Older Adult (4 credits)

    RN-BSN Center Valley/Online 8 weeks

    • NU305     Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Session 6: July 8 to August 17, 2019 (6 wks)


    • AB272    The Legal Environment of Business
    • CJ305    Child Abuse and Neglect
    • EN115    An Introduction to Fiction: MOT/Literature
    • FN361    Investments and Portfolio Management
    • MG303   Leadership in the Modern Organization
    • MG350   Introduction to Project Management
    • MG475   Ethical Issues in the Work Place: Values Seminar
    • MK201    Principles of Marketing
    • MK215    Sales and Sales Management
    • PS240     Human Development
    • PS275     Topics in Psychology: Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    • SP102     Elementary Spanish II
    • TH234     The Old Testament
    • TH262     Medicine and Morality
    • TH483     The Workaday World: Values Seminar

    ACCESS Nursing Programs
    Center Valley Campus

    • NU320     Health Risk Models and Research - No lab or clinical hours
  • Online May Minimester: May 20 to June 8, 2019 (3 wks)

    • EN372   Topics in World Literature – Russian Literature: Humanities IV
    • FA335    Art of the United States
    • HI214     American Civilization II: Humanities II
    • MK201   Principles of Marketing
    • PO201   Classical Political Thought: Humanities I
    • TH109    Catholic Theology
  • Online Summer Minimester 1: May 20 to June 29, 2019 (6 weeks)

    All courses are 6 weeks unless otherwise noted

    • AB272   Legal Environment of Business
    • BI209     Biology: Thinking and Creativity (8 weeks, May 20 – July 13)
    • BI475     Designer Genes: Values Seminar
    • CS105    Introduction to Computer Applications
    • EC209    Principles of Macroeconomics: MOT/Social Science
    • EN103   Composition and Rhetoric I
    • EN115   An Introduction to Fiction: MOT/Literature
    • EN285    Contemporary Literature: Humanities IV
    • FA370    Music of the Modern Era: Humanities III
    • HI201    Western Civilization to 1600 AD: Humanities I
    • HI213    American Civilization I: Humanities I
    • MA111   Probability and Statistics: MOT/Mathematics
    • MG475   Ethics in the Workplace: Values Seminar
    • MK315    Business to Business Marketing
    • PL109     Philosophical Thinking: MOT/Philosophy
    • PS109    Introduction to Psychology: MOT/Social Science
    • TH109    Catholic Theology
    • WC154   Mexicans in America
  • Online Summer Minimester 2: July 1 to August 10, 2019 (6 wks)

    • CJ250 Criminology
    • CJ/LG480 Family Values and the Law: Values Seminar
    • CM130 Introduction to Mass Communications
    • EC210   Principles of Microeconomics
    • EN104  Composition and Rhetoric II
    • EN110  Introduction to Poetry: MOT/Literature
    • EN359  Shakespeare II
    • FA334  Classical, Gothic, and Renaissance Art: Humanities III
    • HI202  Western Civilization Since 1600: Humanities II
    • HI214 American Civilization II: Humanities II
    • MG100 Introduction to Business
    • MK330 Health Care Marketing
    • PL475 Friendship, Love, and Sexuality: Values Seminar
    • PO103 American Federal Government
    • PO/WC107 Central European Nations
    • PS230  Cognitive Psychology
  • Summer Online Prerequisites for Healthcare Programs

    Take the courses that are required to major in nursing, health sciences/physical therapy, and medical studies/physician assistant. Tuition is $488.00 per credit hour.

    • MA111Probability and Statistics, 3 credits (6 weeks: May 20 to June 29, 2019)
    • PS109Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits (6 weeks: May 20 to June 29, 2019)

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ACCESS Admissions & Aid

The ACCESS program is designed for adult learners like you. We want to make it easy for you to continue your education—or to start a new degree or certificate program. All we require for admission are a high school diploma or GED and the desire to learn.

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Transfer Credit
We’re happy to review your prior college courses and help you gain credit for work experiences and trainings.
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Tuition & Fees
Our tuition rates for ACCESS courses are significantly lower than for traditional day classes.
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Financial Aid & Scholarships
You may be eligible for Federal grants and loans, and DeSales has two scholarship programs earmarked for ACCESS students.
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We can offer a monthly payment plan option to help you pay for all or part of your college expenses.

Summer Classes at DeSales

Summer is a great time to get ahead or catch up with your studies. We have a wide variety of summer courses — both online and on campus.

2019 Undergrad Summer Class Session Dates

  • ACCESS Session 5 – May 13 to July 6 (8 weeks)
  • ACCESS Session 6 – July 8 to August 17 (6 weeks)
  • May Minimester – May 20 to June 8, 2019 (3 weeks)
  • Online Minimester 1 – May 20 to June 29 (6 weeks)
  • Online Minimester 2 – July 1 to August 10  (6 weeks)
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For Those Who Serve

We proudly welcome military personnel and veterans to our programs and campus. Our staff can help you access your education benefits, and DeSales provides many services and resources to support you while you are here.
Online Classes

Flexibility without Compromising Quality

Every bit as personal as our on-campus courses, online classes at DeSales are designed to be flexible enough to help maintain your work-life-study balance.
Learn more about online learning at DeSales

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