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

    Courses are 8 weeks unless indicated otherwise

    Online                                                                                           

    • 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 

    Center Valley 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 (Note, this course is not a FLEX class, campus attendance is required.)
    • PS230    Cognitive Psychology

    Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • AB302   Corporate Financial Reporting II - Cancelled
    • 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

    Bethlehem Area Courses

    Monday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • FN220 Money and Banking
    • PS390 Introduction to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

    Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    • FA332 Art of the Renaissance and Baroque: Humanities III
    • Family and Gender History

    Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

    • MG251 Comprehensive Quality Improvement

    Thursday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    • AB219 Managerial Accounting
    • PS120 Leadership Self Development: DeSales Experience

    Lansdale Area Campus

    Thursday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    • EC209 Principles of Macroeconomics: MOT/Social Science

    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 - Cancelled
  • Session 6: July 8 to August 17, 2019 (6 wks)

    Online

    • 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
    • EN375 Topics in American Literature: Literature of War - Added
    • EN359  Shakespeare II –Cancelled
    • 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)

    Learn more

    or Contact:

    Michael.Yergey@desales.edu  
    610-282-1100 Ext. 1345

  • A Year at a Glance: 2019-2020 Course Schedules

    One of the best things about the DeSales ACCESS program is that our friendly advisors will help you to plan your classes so that you can graduate as quickly as possible. 

    If you are a current student and you're looking to plan out your classes for the full academic year, a complete course schedule is posted in MyDSU.

    A Year at a Glance: 2019-2020 Course Schedules 
    Please note, you'll need to login to view the document.

    If you're thinking about becoming a student and would like to see what courses are available for the complete academic year, please contact access@desales.edu.

     

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