eLearning Formats and Fees

Online Courses (OL)

  • allow you to connect to a 'virtual classroom' (Canvas) through the Internet.  Within the classroom, students submit assignments, interact with other students, and communicate with the course instructor electronically.
  • are not self-paced; courses follow a weekly schedule and follow the college calendar.
    Course Cost:  tuition + $2.50 per credit online fee

Hybrid Courses (H):

  • use Canvas to complete a portion of the work online. 
  • meet weekly on campus.
    Course Cost:  tuition + $2.50 per credit online fee

Web Enhanced Courses (WE):

  • are face-to-face courses that require the use of Canvas or other web-based tools.
    Course Cost:  tuition + $2.50 per credit online fee

Washington State Online Consortium Courses (WAOL):

  • allow you to connect to a 'virtual classroom' (Canvas) through the Internet from the WAOL website.  Within the classroom, students submit assignments, interact with other students, and communicate with the course instructor electronically.
  • are not self-paced; courses follow a weekly schedule and follow the college calendar.
    Course Cost:  tuition + $2.50 per credit online fee

Telecourses (TC):

  • use a videotaped series that is checked out from the college library for the quarter.  Students also purchase textbooks from the College bookstore.
  • require students to attend on-campus sessions throughout the quarter for course orientation, discussion, to take exams, or other activities as scheduled.
    Course Cost:  tuition + $60 license/rental fee

    Check out the current tuition rates.  Students taking credit courses may be charged a technology fee of $3.50 per credit, up to a maximum of $35 per quarter.