College Start: Online

Degree Level: Undergraduate Bachelors | Course Format: Online

Developed for working professionals who have little or no previous college
credit, Bethel’s College Start program prepares students to return and adapt
to an academic setting while studying in a flexible and convenient online
environment. Students can take one course at a time, and each course
lasts five weeks. Coursework is practical and relevant, and students can
earn college credit for experience outside the classroom. Students share
the virtual classroom with other motivated professionals, and courses are
facilitated by industry leaders and field experts.

College Start: Online
60 Credit Hours. All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.
Term 1
  • COE 1010: Introduction to College Experience
  • ENG 1009: Introduction to University Writing
  • BUS 2550: Microcomputer Applications
  • ENG 1010: Expository Writing
  • MOD 2610: Practical Stress Management
Term 2
  • BIO 1000: Essentials of Biology
  • ENG 1020: English Composition II
  • HEA 2010: Personal Health
  • MOD 2600: Critical Thinking
  • HUM 1030: William Shakespeare
Term 3
  • HIS 2110: History of the United States I
  • BUS 1120: Personal Finance
  • REL 1110: Understanding the Old Testament
  • SCI 1150D: Environmental Science
  • HUM 1040: Survey of Literature
Term 4
  • HIS 2120: History of the United States II
  • REL 1120: Understanding the New Testament
  • PSY 1100: Introduction to Psychology
  • MOD 1500: Group Dynamics
  • COM 1000: Communication in the Workplace
Tuition for the 2015-2016 Bethel University College Start: Online is $345 per credit hour.

Tuition Includes
  • All course fees
  • All required textbooks and course materials
  • Technology
  • 24/7 tutorial support