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The Online Campus at Columbia College offers students an affordable and convenient option for earning their college degree. Founded in 1851, Columbia College prides itself on its ability to change with the times by offering educational programs that meet the needs of an ever-changing society. Nearly 16,000 students take at least one online course each year at Columbia College.
The College allows individuals to earn their degree at their own pace. It means they can start and stop their degree program whenever they wish, no matter what time of day or night it may be. Only they choose the time for this. But if a student needs to sit out for a session or more, then he can pick up right where he left off whenever he is ready to continue.
This College offers more than 500 accredited online classes and 19 accredited online degree programs. The academic alternatives are endless at Columbia College. All online instructors at Columbia College are the same experienced instructors who teach the traditional courses, and assure that all online students enjoy a quality educational experience.
Classes at the College are taught in eight-week sessions. It offers five sessions each year starting in January, March, June, August and October. Students will be well on their way to earning their college degree in no time!
All students will meet weekly assignment deadlines. But they are not required to meet the instructor or other students at a certain time online or in person. They can decide when and how often they study.
Columbia College Online allows its students to select from 19 accredited online degree programs and more than 500 accredited online classes offered each session. Whatever they're interested in, their academic options are plentiful at the College. Moreover, all of its online courses meet the same academic and accreditation standards as its in-seat or land-based courses and degree programs.
There are two main components online courses at Columbia College have. Those are the syllabus and the discussion forum. At the beginning of each session, students will receive a detailed syllabus for every class that covers in-depth the overall expectations for the course. The discussion forum is where the bulk of student-to-teacher and student-to-student interactions take place. Instructors check the discussion and offer almost immediate feedback. The students also will benefit from the diverse perspectives and opinions offered from both the instructor, as well as fellow online students.