Online Learning

Biola University offers online degree programs and courses built to facilitate student learning in vital and transformative online learning communities.

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Biola's high quality accredited online courses ensure that student learning accomplished through the Internet reflects the university's high academic standards — all with the convenience of studying at home anywhere in the world at flexible times that suit your busy schedule.

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Online Courses

Interterm 2015 (Jan 5, 2015–Jan 23, 2015)

These are NOT "self-paced" classes. Course work begins promptly on the first day of the academic period so students need to order the required texts well before the class starts. Textbooks listed may be subject to change. You can order your books at: Biola Bookstore.

Note: The last day to enroll in an online or hybrid course for Interterm 2015 is Tuesday, January 6.

Undergraduate Courses
Course Name Code Units Course By / Taught By School Meeting Times
Current Topics: Human Biology BIOS 120 3 Wendy Billock Arts & Sciences No
Management Information Systems BUSN 220 3 David Bourgeois Crowell No
Business Writing & Case Analysis BUSN 301 3 Lari Mobley Crowell No
World Civilizations II HIST 208 3 Evanson Wamagatta Arts & Sciences No
Children's Literature LEDU 380 3 Claire Sibold Education No
Graduate Courses
Course Name Code Units Course By / Taught By School Meeting Times
Business Law MBAD 508 2 Tom Wilson Crowell 1/6, 1/8, 1/13, 1/15 6-9p
Studies in Children's Literature SEED 549 1 Claire Sibold Education No
Literature Study in the Classroom SEED 550 3 Claire Sibold Education No
Current Issues in Education and Education Policy SEED 574 3 Glen Thomas/Tim Stranske Education TBA
The Church and Society (hybrid class) TTPT 703 3 Scott Rae Talbot 1/5 6-8pm; 1/17 9am-12pm

Spring 2015 (Jan 26, 2015–May 22, 2015)

These are NOT "self-paced" classes. Course work begins promptly on the first day of the academic period so students need to order the required texts well before the class starts. Textbooks listed may be subject to change. You can order your books at: Biola Bookstore.

NOTE: The last day to enroll in an online or hybrid course for Spring 2015 is Friday, January 30.

Undergraduate Courses
Course Name Code Units Course By / Taught By School Meeting Times
Art Appreciation ARTS 100 3 Andrea Lam Arts & Sciences Online MW 7:30-10:20pm
History of Western Art II: Baroque through Modernism ARTS 126 3 Andrea Lam Arts & Sciences Online MW, 7:30-10:20pm
Seminar in Art: History ARTS 410 1 Andrea Lam Arts & Sciences
Biblical Interpretation & Spiritual Formation BBST 103 3 Joanne Jung / Jeannine Hanger Talbot No
Biblical Interpretation & Spiritual Formation (hybrid class) BBST 103 3 Joanne Jung Talbot Tuesdays, 9-10:15am
Foundations of Christian Thought BBST 105 3 Jason Oakes Talbot No
Theology II BBST 254 3 John McKinley Talbot No
Methods of Bible Study BBST 320 3 Dave Keehn Talbot
Gospel of John (hybrid class) BBST 342 3 Matt Williams Talbot Wednesdays 12-1:15pm
Puritan Theology (hybrid class) BBST 450 3 Joanne Jung Talbot Tuesdays 7:30-8:45am
Integration Seminar: Healthcare Humanities (hybrid class) BBST 465 3 Kathy McReynolds Talbot Fri 8-9:15am
Seminar in Biology BIOS 130 1-2 Wendy Billock Arts & Sciences No
Management Information Systems BUSN 220 3 Eric Turner Crowell No
World Civilizations II HIST 208 3 Mary Ann Lind Arts & Sciences No
Global Health Preparation INCS 430 3 Rick Johnson Cook No
Journalism Internship JOUR 440 1-3 Stu Oleson Arts & Sciences No
Observation and Assessment of Young Children LEDU 359 3 Lorena Vidaurre Education No
Issues in Special Education LEDU 361 3 Ben Nworie Education No
Assessment & Evaluation of Exceptional Learners LEDU 362 3 Christina James Education No
Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities in Inclusive Settings LEDU 363 3 Denise Reid Education No
Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders LEDU 369 3 Robin Longinow Education No
Human Sexuality PSYC 303 3 Gary Strauss Rosemead No
Graduate Courses
Course Name Code Units Course By / Taught By School Meeting Times
Global Health Preparation ISCL 530 3 Rick Johnson Cook No
Materials Evaluation & Preparation ISTE 527 3 Joann Anderson Cook No
Second Language Acquisition ISTE 614 3 Michael Lessard-Clouston Cook No
Language Testing & Assessment ISTE 632 3 Kitty Purgason Cook No
Philosophy & Values in Schools & Society SEED 501 3 Tim Stranske Education No
Research in Culture & Intercultural Instruction SEED 524 3 Denise Reid Education No
Reading Process & Approaches SEED 530 3 Melinda Pierson Education No
Diagnosis & Remediation of Reading Difficulties SEED 532 3 Melinda Pierson Education No
Writing Literature Reviews SEED 553 2 Christie Curtis Education No
Observation and Assessment of Young Children SEED 559 3 Lorena Vidaurre Education No
Issues in Special Education SEED 561 3 Ben Nworie Education No
Assessment & Evaluation of Exceptional Learners SEED 562 3 Christina James Education No
Introduction to Spiritual Formation for the Educator SEED 570 3 Mike Brimmage Education No
Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders SEED 580 3 Robin Longinow Education No
Curriculum Design for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities SEED 583 3 Ben Nworie Education No
Student Teaching in Spec Ed I SEED 584/585 12 Ben Nworie Education No
Clear Credential Candidate SEED 593 3 Beth Staumont Education No
Action Research SEED 594 1 Tim Stranske Education No
Research Project SEED 598 1 Christie Curtis Education No
Thesis SEED 599 1 Christie Curtis Education No
Survey of Genesis - Malachi (hybrid class) TTBE 519 3 Ken Way Talbot Sat 1/31 & 5/16, 8am-12pm
Survey of Matthew - Revelation (hybrid class) TTBE 520 3 John Hutchison Talbot Sat 1/31 & 5/16, 8am-12pm
The Life of Christ & His Teaching Ministry TTBE 732 3 John Hutchison Education No