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Georgia Southern to Offer more than 300 Classes Online This Summer

eagleheadGeorgia Southern University is expanding its online education and giving Georgia and out-of-state college students more flexibility and options to help them earn their college degrees on time.  This summer, the University will offer more than 300 fully online classes to undergraduate and graduate students, a record number of courses for the growing University.

Georgia Southern has scheduled 381 online classes for the summer semester. Registration is underway for the 162 graduate and 219 undergraduate courses available this May, June and July. The classes span the curriculum from business, education and general studies to nursing, social sciences and information technology.   The University offers courses during three separate accelerated summer terms including:

Term A:  May 20 – June 19

Term B: June 24 – July 25

Long Term:  May 20 – July 17

“We want to give Georgia Southern students, high school students and even students from other colleges and universities a variety of options to take one or more classes that they need this summer fully online,” said Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel, Ph.D.  “Whether students are planning to go home for the summer or working a full-time job, they can get ahead or take a class that they may not have been able to get during the regular school year.  Even better, two of our summer terms are only a month long.”

Although most students will take a break from classes this summer and go home to find jobs, they can still work toward graduating on time or possibly even quicker. Fully online courses  allow students to complete courses from the comfort of their homes – whether in Statesboro, Athens, Atlanta or even California.

In addition to the nearly 400 online classes, the University is offering a total of 1,600 summer classes that can be seen by visiting www.georgiasouthern.edu/summer.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 120 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement.  In 2011, the University was named one of the Top 10 most popular universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report and is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars.  Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit: www.georgiasouthern.edu.

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