This Summer Stay on Course

Online summer study

Stay on course to graduate with your choice of more than 300 online summer courses.

  • Classes are as close as your computer.
  • Choose from core courses and much more.
  • Save on competitively priced courses with no main-campus student fees.
  • Learn from the same, great Ball State campus professors.
  • Earn credits toward your Ball State degree—no worries about transferring courses.
  • Choose from both 10-week and 5-week courses.
  • Stay on course to graduate.

Many main-campus Ball State students take online courses in spring and fall to supplement their on-campus schedules. If you have questions, talk to your advisor, or contact us at 1-800-872-0369 or by email.

If you are a Ball State student working toward a bachelor's degree, all you need to do to take online courses this summer is to register.

Guest Students

If you are a student enrolled at another university, you will want to review the admissions process for guest students. You will need to go through this process before you can register for courses.

Summer Schedule

Get more detailed information about courses via the university-wide schedule of classes. Ten-week online courses start May 15.

ACC 201                Principles of Accounting 1

ACC 202                Principles of Accounting 2

ASTR 100              Introductory Astronomy: A Study of the Solar System Beyond

AT 240                   Prevention and Care of Injury

BIO 100                 Biology for a Modern Society

BIO 113                 Microbiology for Health Science

BL 260                   Principles of Business Law

CCIM 210             Professional Development

CCIM 280             Social Media

CHEM 100            People and Chemistry

CHEM 102            Chemistry Experience Health Prf

CIS 226                  Business Systems App Dev

CJC 329                 Decision Making and Ethics

CJC 333                 Police Systems Organizations

COMM 320            Persuasion

COMM 325            Interviewing

COMM 351            Organizational Communication

COMM 370            Nonverbal Communication

CS 104                   Introduction to Computers

CS 110                   Introduction to Computer Science and Web Programming           

CS 203                   Intro to Computer Security

CS 300                   Local and Wide Area Networks

CS 310                   Web Programming

CS 376                   Operating Systems

ECON 116              Survey of Economic Ideas

ECON 201              Elementary Microeconomics

ECON 202              Elementary Macroeconomics

ECON 221              Business Statistics

EDEL 260               EC Curriculum and Instruction

EDFO 420              Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of Education

EDPS 270              Lifespan Development

EDPS 345              Tests and Measurement

EDPS 350              Child Psychology

EDPS 351              Adolescent Psychology

EDPS 355              Adult Psychology

EDRD 204             Literature for Children

EDRD 318             Literature for Young Children

EDRD 390             Early Emergent Literacy

EMHS 351            Intro Emergency Management

EMHS 352            Science WMDs Technol Hazards

ENG 103               Rhetoric and Writing

ENG 104               Composing Research

EXSC 292              Anatomy

EXSC 294              Anatomical Kinesiology

EXSC 301              Fund of Exercise Prescription

EXSC 302              Physical Activity Throughout Lifespan

EXSC 360              Exercise Psychology

FCFA 270              The Fashion Industry

FCFA 280              Merch Fundamentals and Math

FCFA 365              Fashion Forecasting

FCFC 202              Child and Family Wellness

FCFC 310              Promoting Prosocial Behavior in Young Children: Guidance and Cultural Factors 

FCFC 315              Infant Toddler Curriculum and Environment

FCFC 425              Grant Writing Research Methods

FCFC 485              Family Policy

FCFC 492              Professional Practices in Child Life

FCFN 105             Hospitality and Foodservice Industry

FCFN 147             Foodservice Sanitation

FCFN 210             Customer Service

FCFN 262             Facilities Plan Layout and Des

FCFN 396             Nutrition Counseling Practicum

FCFN 444             Sports Nutrition and Wght Ctrl

FCID 210               Historical and Theoretical Studies 1

FCPM 104            Housing Decisions

FCPM 235            Intro to Residential Property Management

FCPM 275            Market Leasing Residential Property

FCPM 305            Maintenance for Property Manager

FCPM 315            Senior Housing: Design, Marketing, Management

FCPM 405            Management of Government Assisted Housing

FIN 110                 Personal Finance

FIN 300                 Principles of Finance

FIN 445                 Financial Statement Analysis

GEOG 101            Earth Sea Sky: Geographic View

GEOG 150            Global Geography

GEOG 230            Elementary Meteorology

GEOG 265            Intro Geographic Info Systems

GEOL 101             Planet Earth Geol Environment

GEOL 204             Natural Landscape Expertise for Storytellers, Artists, and World-Builders

GEOL 206             Oceans and Nations

HIST 150               The West in the World

HIST 151               World Civilization 1

HIST 152               World Civilization 2

HIST 198               Non-Western Civilizations

HIST 205               Intro Sport in American Life

HIST 301               The US and the Vietnam War

HIST 310               Intro History of US Business

HIST 360               Topics in Military History

HIST 370               Foundations Asian Civilization

HIST 371               Tradition and Chng Modern Asia

HIST 407               American Civil War and Reconstruction

HIST 495               Modern China, 1600 to Present

HIST 496               Modern Japan, 1600 to Present

HONR 297            Inquiries in Earth Sciences

HSC 160                Fundamentals of Human Health

HSC 180                Principles of Community Health

HSC 261                Health, Sex, and Family Life

ICOM 101            The Digital World

ICOM 210            Introduction to Social Media

INTB 265              Introduction to International Business

ISOM 125             Introduction to Business with Integrated Computer Applications

ISOM 210             Business Information Systems

ISOM 228             Advanced Microcomputer Applications for Business

ISOM 249             Foundations of Business Comm

ISOM 251             Introductory Operations Management

ISOM 300             Project Management

ISOM 351             Operations Management

ISOM 460             Global Logistics and Transportation Management

JAPA 334              Japanese Culture and Civilization

JAPA 338              Business Japanese

JOUR 101             Media and American Society

JOUR 103             Introduction to Visual Comm

JOUR 250             Introduction to Advertising

JOUR 261             Principles of Public Relations

JOUR 275             Media Law and Ethics

JOUR 348             Emerging Media Advertising and Public Relations

JOUR 355             Branding for Advertising and Public Relations

JOUR 368             Public Relations Design and Production

JOUR 382             Media Research Consumer Behavior

JOUR 385             Writing Design Strategic Comm

JOUR 405             Public Relations Plan Mngment Case Reviews

MATH 132            Brief Calculus

MATH 181            Elementary Probability and Statistics

MGT 241              The Entrepreneurial Experience

MGT 300              Managing Behavior in Organizations

MGT 491              Business Policy and Strategy Management

MKG 300              Principles of Marketing

MKG 310              Consumer Behavior

MKG 320              Advertising Management

MKG 325              Professional Selling

MKG 420              Integrated Mkg Communications

MMP 100             Survey of the Music Industry

MMP 201             An Introduction to Pro Tools

MMP 202             Pro Tools Production

MMP 301             Songwriting

MMP 492             Special Topics

MUST 121            Introduction to Computer Music

NEWS 105           Journalism Storytelling: Introduction

NEWS 215           News Editing

NEWS 221           Storytelling: Covering Issues

NEWS 233            Multimedia: Reporting

NEWS 449            Legal and Ethical Issues

NREM 101            Environment and Society

NUR 322               Research in Nursing

NUR 404               Community Health

NUR 405               Management and Leadership

PEP 231               Philosophy of Coaching

PEP 409                Psychological Social Issues

PFW 160               Physical Fitness and Wellness

PFW 161               Physical Fit Wellness Activity

PFW 162               Physical Fit Wellness Lecture

PHIL 100               Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 202               Ethics

PHYC 110             General Physics 1

PHYC 112             General Physics 2

PLAN 452             Urban Planning Law

PLAN 455             Women and Urban Environments

PLAN 481             Public Participation: Issues, Methods, Techniques for Knowing the Public Interest

PLAN 484             Advanced Digital Communication

PLAN 498             Special Projects in Urban Planning and Development

POLS 238              Urban Government in United States

POLS 342              Problems in Public Policy

PSYS 241              Statistics

PSYS 316              Social Psychology

PSYS 367              Introduction to Neuroscience

PSYS 471              Psychology in the Legal System

RE 230                   Real Estate Principles

RMI 270                  Principles of Risk Management and Insurance

RMI 330                  Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning

SOC 227                Spirituality, Self, and Society

SOC 242                Social Problems

SOC 312                Leisure

SOC 402                Sociological Theory

SOC 424                Family

SOC 425                Sociology of Law

SOC 433                Sociology of Mental Health

SOC 472                Urban Dynamics and Problems

SOCW 100             Introduction to Social Work

SOCW 220             Social Welfare Policy 1

SOCW 250             Human Behavior and Social Environment

SOCW 320             Social Welfare Policy and Programs 2

SOCW 325             Human Behav and Social Environment 2

SOCW 340             Research in Social Work 1

SPCE 215              Assessment of Young Children with Exceptional Needs

SPCE 280              Behavior Analysis: Principles, Procedures, and Philosophy

SPCE 290              Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

SPCE 292              Treatment and Intervention ASD

SPCE 307              Ethical and Professional Practice in Behavior Analysis

SPCE 310              Application Consultation ABA

SPCE 311              Development Methods for Infants and Toddlers with Exceptional Needs

SPCE 312              Development Methods for Preschool Children with Exceptional Needs

SPCE 315              Advanced Behavior Analysis

SPCE 320              Advanced Interventions for Autism Specturm Disorders

SPTA 190              Introduction to Sport Administration

SPTA 195              Computer and Technology Applications for Sport Administration

SPTA 300              Sport Law

SPTA 448              Sport Governance

TCMP 400             Sustainability in Info Tech

THEA 207              Design Awareness for Non-Major

WGS 210              Introduction Women’s and Gender Studies

WGS 220              International Women’s Issues

WGS 310              Special Topics in WGS

WWIN 201            Improving Worker Wellbeing: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Get more detailed information about courses via the university-wide schedule of classes. Five-week online courses start May 15 or June 19.

ANTH 101

Intro to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 103

Archaeology and Culture

ANTH 231

Intro Native American Studies

ARCH 498

Special Project in Architecture

BIO 220

Ecological Issues in the 21st Century

BIO 401

Developments in Modern Biology

CC 101

Word Origins and Vocab Dev

CJC 220

Research Methods in Criminal Justice

CJC 240

Introduction to Corrections

CJC 250

Introduction to Courts/Judiciary

CJC 332

Crisis Intervention in CJC

CJC 351

Criminal Law

CJC 450

Current Topics Legal Aspects

COMM 360

Communication Theory

EDSE 320

Reading for Diverse Learners in Secondary Content Classes

FCED 150

Basic Concept Second Ed in Family and Consumer Science

HIST 201

American History, 1492-1876

HONR 189

Inquiries in Global Studies

HONR 199

Contemp American Civilization

HONR 390

Honors Colloquium

JAPA 250

Japanese Anime

MATH 108

Intermediate Algebra

MUHI 139

Perspectives of Jazz

MUSE 265

Music Basics for the Classroom

NEWS 130

Multimedia: Design

NEWS 133

Multimedia: Video

NUR 101

Terminology for Health Care Professionals and Consumers

NUR 103

Health Behavior: Cultural Variations

NUR 228

Introduction to Nursing

POLS 237

State and Local Politics

POLS 375

Media and Politics

PSYS 100

Introduction to Psychological Science

PSYS 385

Professl Ethics in Psychology

SOC 343


SOC 382

Applied Social Statistics

SP 102

Beginning Spanish 2

SPCE 302

Teaching Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom

SPTA 345

Sport Communication

TGRA 184

Comp Applications-Graphic Arts

THEA 317

Pre-Modern Theatre History

THEA 319

Modern Theatre History

WWIN 310

Workplace Wellness Admin


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