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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