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  • Accounting for Managers
    In Accounting for Managers, students learn the basic accounting principles needed to effectively make business decisions as a manager. The course begins with a review of basic math and accounting principles, ensuring students are prepared for the mat...
    Accounting for Managers
    CandelaWaymaker


  • American Government
    This course teaches the origins and key functions of the American government. Topics include the Constitution; American federalism; civil liberties; civil rights; public opinion and its role in American democracy; voting and elections; the roles of t...
    American Government
    Candela


  • American Literature I
    American Literature I (1650–1860) examines significant literary works of early American and Puritan literature, the Enlightenment, American Romanticism, and pre-Civil War era. The course includes primary texts (many accompanied by video/audio options...
    American Literature I
    Candela


  • Anatomy And Physiology I
    This introductory class integrates the anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, the systems of the human body, and the mechanisms of homeostasis. It includes the study of the gross and microscopic structure of the systems of the human body w...
    Anatomy And Physiology I
    Candela


  • Anatomy And Physiology II
    This introductory class integrates the anatomy and physiology of organs, the systems of the human body, and development and inheritance. It includes the study of the gross and microscopic structure of the systems of the human body with special emphas...
    Anatomy And Physiology II
    Candela


  • Arithmetic for College Students
    This course is a review of arithmetic including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, rates, proportions, geometry, measurement, basic statistics, and signed numbers. This course develops a solid foundation in arithmetic, necessary fo...
    Arithmetic for College Students
    OHM


  • Art Appreciation
    Art Appreciation thoroughly investigates how quality is determined and created by artists in order to evaluate and appreciate art on a deeper level. This course emphasizes why each topic contributes to valuing a piece of art and provides the necessar...
    Art Appreciation
    Candela


  • Basic Reading And Writing
    Basic Reading and Writing builds a solid foundation around core aspects of the writing process: critical reading; methodical writing; research and documentation; practical grammar and punctuation. An optional module introduces core principles for col...
    Basic Reading And Writing
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Beginning Algebra: CK-12 & Sousa
    This course covers topics including linear equations and inequalities, systems, polynomials, and factoring, as well as an introduction to functions and modeling. Based on a remix of text materials from CK-12, this course includes text, videos, and on...
    Beginning Algebra: CK-12 & Sousa
    OHM


  • Beginning Algebra: Lumen Learning
    Beginning Algebra builds concepts and skills needed for student success in subsequent college math courses. Course content includes a review of basic mathematical concepts and operations; solving equations and inequalities; graphing; solving systems ...
    Beginning Algebra: Lumen Learning
    OHM


  • Beginning And Intermediate Algebra: Wallace
    This course covers topics from both beginning and intermediate algebra including solving linear equations, solving inequalities, solving systems, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, radicals, quadratics, and functions. Based on Beginning an...
    Beginning And Intermediate Algebra: Wallace
    OHM


  • Biology for Majors I
    The first of a two-course sequence, this course provides a strong foundation of the principles of biology for students majoring in the life sciences, medical, and healthcare fields. Primary topics include biochemistry, cellular structure and function...
    Biology for Majors I
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Biology for Majors II
    The second in a two-course sequence, this gateway biology course provides a strong foundation in principles of biology for students majoring in life science, medical, and healthcare fields. Primary topics include the history of life; viruses, prokary...
    Biology for Majors II
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Biology for Non-Majors I
    Biology for Non-Majors I introduces students to the basics of the scientific process, the chemical foundations of life, cell structure and function, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics and inheritance, and evolution. Designed for non-life ...
    Biology for Non-Majors I
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Biology for Non-Majors II
    Biology for Non-Majors II introduces students to the basics of the scientific process and covers some of biology’s most compelling topics surrounding the history and diversity of life, including discussion on the different kingdoms of life, with focu...
    Biology for Non-Majors II
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Biology I Laboratory Manual
    This set of Biology I lab assignments ensures students have the opportunity to apply the concepts and information they learn as they work through Biology I course content. Content includes lab assignments for students, as well as Instructor Materials...
    Biology I Laboratory Manual
    Candela


  • Biology II Laboratory Manual
    This set of Biology II lab assignments ensures students have the opportunity to apply the concepts and information they learn as they work through Biology II course content. Content includes lab assignments for students, as well as Instructor Materia...
    Biology II Laboratory Manual
    Candela


  • Business Communication
    In Business Communication Skills for Managers, students learn how to effectively communicate in business, with an emphasis on the use of these skills as a manager. The course introduces important elements of successful communication, providing exampl...
    Business Communication
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Calculus I And II
    Based on the open textbook, Calculus by Dale Hoffman, this expansive course covers topics including limits, derivatives, integration, applications, introduction to differential equations, inverse trigonometric functions, improper integrals and integr...
    Calculus I And II
    OHM


  • Chemistry for Majors
    This course provides an opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them, meeting the scope and sequence of most general chemistry courses. Topics includ...
    Chemistry for Majors
    CandelaOHM


  • Chemistry for Majors: Atoms First
    In this alternate arrangement of Chemistry for Majors, students are first introduced to the structure and arrangement of atoms. This course provides an opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts...
    Chemistry for Majors: Atoms First
    CandelaOHM


  • Chemistry I Laboratory Manual
    This lab manual accompanies the college chemistry courses and is used to support and assess knowledge acquired in the classroom setting to be applied in the real world. Labs include activities such as measuring the density of a sucrose solution, calc...
    Chemistry I Laboratory Manual
    CandelaOHM


  • College Algebra: Lumen Learning
    This course provides an interactive exploration of College Algebra topics, laying a firm groundwork for success in subsequent math courses. With Desmos interactives as well as embedded algorithmically generated practice, the text is a great resource ...
    College Algebra: Lumen Learning
    OHM


  • College Algebra: Stitz & Zeager
    Based on the open textbook, College Algebra, by Carl Stitz and Jeff Zeager, this College Algebra course includes complete text, videos, practice problems, powerpoint slides, paper quizzes, and online assessments. This textbook takes a rigorous, mathe...
    College Algebra: Stitz & Zeager
    OHM


  • College Success
    This course provides new students with an orientation to the college environment. It works to build more capable lifelong learners by combining conceptual knowledge with practical strategies and skills. With engaging content and a focus on applying c...
    College Success
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Computer Applications
    This course is aimed at beginning to intermediate computer users. It teaches a range of computer skills from the basics of using Windows to creating projects using Microsoft Office. Assignments show step-by-step visuals to help students complete proj...
    Computer Applications
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Economics Assignment Library
    This OER economics assignment library is a community site intended to house and share openly licensed assignments for micro and macroeconomics courses. These assignments are designed to work well with the Lumen Microeconomics and Macroeconomics cours...
    Economics Assignment Library


  • Educational Psychology
    This course teaches educators how to handle the many psychological struggles of today’s day and age as an educator. Topics such as student diversity, students with special educational needs, and student motivation will be covered to provide educators...
    Educational Psychology
    Candela


  • English Composition I (Process-Based)
    This English Composition I course, structured around the writing process, develops students’ critical reading, writing, and research skills at the college level; the course materials are structured around the essential parts of the academic writing p...
    English Composition I (Process-Based)
    CandelaWaymaker


  • English Composition I (Rhetorical Methods–Based)
    This English Composition I course, which is structured around different rhetorical modes in composition, develops students’ writing at the college level, using materials organized around essential parts of the academic writing process. Key topics inc...
    English Composition I (Rhetorical Methods–Based)
    Candela


  • English Composition II
    English Composition II is an expository writing course that helps students develop more advanced writing skills than English Composition I. The course also reviews and incorporates some of the same skills. This course teaches research skills by empha...
    English Composition II
    Candela


  • English Literature I
    English Literature I is a survey of English literature from Old English poetry to works of the Restoration and early Romanticism. The course covers important concepts and developments of the English literary tradition while helping students to refine...
    English Literature I
    Candela


  • Finite Math
    This course covers precalculus topics including linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and also finite math topics including linear programming, finance, sets, and probability, with emphasis towards business application ...
    Finite Math
    OHM


  • Geology
    This survey course covers the fundamentals of geology and earth science, helping students understand how the Earth was formed and the forces shaping its continued evolution. It also introduces students to how geological resources are used in human ci...
    Geology
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Guide to Writing
    This writing style guide covers the fundamentals of English usage and writing. It includes sections on grammar and mechanics, editing, formatting, academic citation and research documentation, including the latest MLA and APA style guidelines. A usef...
    Guide to Writing
    Candela


  • Intermediate Algebra: CK-12 & Sousa
    This intermediate algebra course covers polynomials, radicals, quadratics, rationals, exponentials, and logs. Based on a remix of materials from CK-12, this course includes text, videos, and online assessments.
    Intermediate Algebra: CK-12 & Sousa
    OHM


  • Intermediate Algebra: Lumen Learning
    This Intermediate Algebra course provides a friendly yet in-depth review of algebra skills and concepts in preparation for college-level math courses. Content coverage includes: real numbers and algebraic expressions; linear inequalities and graphing...
    Intermediate Algebra: Lumen Learning
    OHM


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    Introduction to Business
    This Introduction to Business course develops students’ understanding of business fundamentals with learning design structured around timely, real-world case studies and examples. Key topics include the role of business, the global economic and legal...
    Introduction to Business
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Introduction to College Composition
    As the second of a three-course sequence that culminates in English Composition I (college-level composition), Introduction to College Composition focuses on helping students practice and strengthen the basic concepts and skills of the writing proces...
    Introduction to College Composition
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Introduction to Literature
    This course is designed to introduce students to the study, analysis, and interpretation of literature across multiple genres. Key topics include literary genres and conventions; how to read and write about literature; literary analysis; and readings...
    Introduction to Literature
    Candela


  • Introduction to Psychology
    This comprehensive, ready-to-adopt Introduction to Psychology course provides thorough coverage of all topics covered in a typical introductory course, including biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, social and person...
    Introduction to Psychology
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Introduction to Sociology
    Foundations of social stratification are shifting rapidly in the United States and the world. The sociology discipline introduces new college students to a social awareness not easily found in other areas of study. This course opens the door to stude...
    Introduction to Sociology
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Lifespan Development
    Growth and development through the lifespan including physical, social, cognitive and neurological development. Topics covered included day care, education, disabilities, parenting, types of families, gender identity and roles, career decisions, illn...
    Lifespan Development
    Candela


  • Lifetime Fitness And Wellness
    This course is designed for students of all fitness levels, and provides an introduction to the study of fitness and wellness, as well as their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Students assess their own lifestyle and are motivated to incorporate ...
    Lifetime Fitness And Wellness
    Candela


  • Macroeconomics
    This macroeconomics course prepares students to think like economists and analyze decisions made by individuals, businesses, and governments. Students will learn about the key macroeconomic indicators of GDP, unemployment, and inflation, then apply t...
    Macroeconomics
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Management
    Regardless of setting, there is value in practicing effective management principles. This course teaches students how to think as managers and actively manage organizations and teams using effective practices around planning, decision making, organiz...
    Management
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Marketing
    Designed to teach students the foundational principles of marketing in the digital age, this course uses current case studies and engaging, real-world scenarios to help students recognize and analyze marketing in business as well as in everyday life....
    Marketing
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Math for Liberal Arts
    Math for Liberal Arts
    OHM


  • Math for Liberal Arts: Lippman
    Also based on Math in Society, by Lippman, this course highlights a variety of topics in contemporary math. Designed for online delivery, the assignments can easily be used with face-to-face classes well. This course includes complete text, videos, p...
    Math for Liberal Arts: Lippman
    OHM


  • Math for Liberal Arts: Lumen Learning
    This modular survey course focuses on developing math literacy and problem solving skills, exploring topics such as counting systems, problem solving, measurement, graph theory, fractals, set theory and logic, voting theory, growth models, finance, d...
    Math for Liberal Arts: Lumen Learning
    OHM


  • Microeconomics
    This course provides a strong foundation in microeconomic theory, whether preparing for further study in economics, the social sciences, business, or other disciplines. Designed to help students think like economists, course materials use engaging, r...
    Microeconomics
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Prealgebra: College of the Redwoods
    Based on Prealgebra by the College of the Redwoods, this course provides an excellent foundation for subsequent math courses. Content coverage includes whole numbers, integers, fundamentals of algebra, fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, per...
    Prealgebra: College of the Redwoods
    OHM


  • Prealgebra: Lumen Learning
    This course provides an interactive exploration of Prealgebra topics, laying a firm groundwork for success in subsequent math courses. With embedded algorithmically generated practice and videos, the text is a great resource for active learning in an...
    Prealgebra: Lumen Learning
    OHM


  • Precalculus: Lippman And Rasmussen
    This course covers topics including linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, periodic, and trigonometric functions, along with equations, identities, and practical word problems. This text takes an application-motivated conc...
    Precalculus: Lippman And Rasmussen
    OHM


  • Precalculus: OpenStax
    Based on the OpenStax textbook, Precalculus, by Jay Abramson, this course covers topics including functions, linear, polynomial and rational, exponential, logarithmic, periodic, and trigonometric functions, along with equations, identities, conic sec...
    Precalculus: OpenStax
    OHM


  • Public Speaking
    In Principles of Public Speaking, students learn how to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations, with an emphasis on informative and persuasive public speaking. The course introduces important elements of successful presentations including e...
    Public Speaking
    Candela


  • Reading Anthology: Three Levels
    This reading anthology is a curated collection of openly licensed full-text essays and stories on a variety of subjects, designed to be used for discussions and writing assignments. The anthology is organized according to three levels of reading diff...
    Reading Anthology: Three Levels
    Candela


  • Retail Management
    This Retail Management course was developed to align with the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) learning outcomes for their Retail Management Certificate. It is intended to be a capstone course and covers various aspects of retail management ...
    Retail Management
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Statistics Using Technology: Kozak
    Based on the open textbook, Statistics Using Technology by Kathryn Kozak, this statistics course adapted by David Straayer includes pdf and Microsoft Word formatted textbook, videos, powerpoint slides, worksheets, and online assessments.
    Statistics Using Technology: Kozak
    OHM


  • Statistics: Diez, Barr & Cetinkaya-Rundel
    Based on the open textbook, OpenIntro Statistics by Christopher Barr, David Diez, and Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel, this statistics course adapted by Adam Gilbert includes e-text, videos, powerpoint slides, and online assessments. This course also includes ...
    Statistics: Diez, Barr & Cetinkaya-Rundel
    OHM


  • Statistics: OLI
    Using highly interactive learning design, this Concepts in Statistics course provides students with a strong understanding of fundamental principles that guide the study of statistical inference. Drawing from Open Learning Initiative (OLI) source con...
    Statistics: OLI
    CandelaWaymaker


  • Statistics: OpenStax
    This course blends Introductory Statistics from OpenStax with other OER to offer a first course in statistics intended for students majoring in fields other than mathematics and engineering. This course assumes students have been exposed to intermedi...
    Statistics: OpenStax
    OHM


  • Technical Writing
    Technical Writing teaches the organization, development, and refinement of technical communications, with an emphasis on business context and practical application. Students learn about the importance of audience-centered communication, language and ...
    Technical Writing
    Candela


  • Thematic Reading Anthology
    This anthology is a curated collection of openly licensed primary texts, organized thematically, designed to be used as a reader in English composition. Includes personal essays, literature, video and audio files, Web writings, and long-form journali...
    Thematic Reading Anthology
    Candela


  • Trigonometry (Precalculus II)
    This course takes a unit circle approach to introducing trigonometry. Topics include unit circle trigonometry, right triangle trigonometry, periodic functions, trigonometric equations and identities, applications of trigonometry, and conics. This cou...
    Trigonometry (Precalculus II)
    OHM


  • Trigonometry: CK-12 & Sousa
    Based on the open textbook Trigonometry by CK-12, this course takes a right triangle approach to introducing trigonometry. Topics include right triangle trigonometry, angles, trigonometric Identities & equations, circular functions, and polar equ...
    Trigonometry: CK-12 & Sousa
    OHM


  • U.S. History I: American Yawp
    The authors of American Yawp begin their effort with a pertinent quote from Walt Whitman. This course takes an approach to history that fosters a method of critical thought and a rigorous questioning of the history of the United States. Key topics in...
    U.S. History I: American Yawp
    Candela


  • U.S. History I: OpenStax
    Romanticism and myth surround United States history in contemporary popular culture. This course encourages students to develop a critical understanding of the history of our nation. This course will guide students through a wealth of primary sources...
    U.S. History I: OpenStax
    Candela


  • U.S. History II: American Yawp
    This course takes an approach to history that fosters a method of critical thought and a rigorous questioning of the history of the United States. Key topics include Reconstruction, Industrial America, conquering the West, capital and labor, the Amer...
    U.S. History II: American Yawp
    Candela


  • U.S. History II: OpenStax
    What does it mean to be informed? To know our history? This course encourages students to develop a critical understanding of the history of our nation. United States History II covers the chronological history of the United States from Reconstructio...
    U.S. History II: OpenStax
    Candela