PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – John F. Kennedy University, an affiliate of the National University System, will offer six online lower division General Education (GE) courses this summer in response to the increased need for access to GE courses among Bay Area college and community college students.
Each course can be completed in one month and meets a GE requirement of the California community college, state, and University of California systems. The 4.5 quarter unit courses being offered are:
- Introduction to Mass Communication
- Effective College English I
- College Algebra & Trigonometry
- Information Literacy and Report Writing
- Introduction to Philosophy
- Introduction to Psychology
The courses will start July 1 and again on August 1. Students can take multiple courses during a session, as well as courses during both sessions.
Interested individuals must apply to John F. Kennedy University as a “non-degree student” but no application fee is required. Students can apply online or submit a paper application.
For more information, click here or call (800) 696-5358.
About John F. Kennedy University
Founded in 1964, John F. Kennedy University, an affiliate of the National University System, was among the first institutions of higher education in California committed to lifelong learning for adults. Today, the University’s three Colleges and Continuing Education division provide innovative higher education opportunities to more than 2,000 professionals who, despite a full range of life responsibilities, are determined to advance their education and improve their future. The Continuing Education division provides professional development education to more than 2,500 individuals per year. A pioneer of education that integrates theory and practice, John F. Kennedy University and its students touch the lives of more than 30,000 people in Bay Area communities every year through their support of outreach centers and public programs. For more information, visit www.JFKU.edu.
About the National University System
The National University System was established to meet the emerging challenges and demands of education in the 21st century. The System is uniquely aligned to connect a diverse population of students to a network of innovative educational programs that are relevant to their lives, careers, and the marketplace and are delivered in a format that respects competing life priorities. Dr. Jerry C. Lee has served as the System’s Chancellor since it was founded in 2001. In addition to John F. Kennedy University, the affiliates of the National University System are National University; National University International; the Division of Pre-College Programs consisting of National University Virtual High School and National University Academy; Spectrum Pacific Learning; and WestMed College. Entities related to the System include the National University System Institute for Policy Research, National University Golf Academy, and the Center for Integrative Health. For more information, visit: www.nusystem.org.