An online course delivers instruction in an entirely Web-based format. Some exams and assignments may be required at authorized locations as established by the instructor.
Following are the online courses offered for this semester. All classes have an additional $75.00 lab fee. Students should check the course requirements pages below and follow the instructions specific to each class. If required, be sure to contact the instructor before the deadline date. Please Note: some online classes require occasional attendance on campus for meetings/testing.
New to online courses, visit the Distance Learning Web page for more information on logging into blackboard and your computer set up requirements for using blackboard!
* Please Note: Blackboard access for online courses begins the first day of the semester after 9:00 a.m.
course title for complete course information page
Online Courses Winter 2013 ~ check back often for course information postings
A blended course blends face-to-face classroom instruction with a significant amount of Web-based instruction. The class schedule in these courses will require the student to come to the MCCC campus as established by the instructor.
Following are the blended courses offered for this semester. All classes have an additional $75 lab fee. Students should carefully read and follow the instructions specific to each class below. If required, be sure to contact the instructor before the deadline date. Please Note: Blended courses require attendance on campus for meetings/testing.
There are many benefits of online courses at MCCC:
Less restrictive scheduling
Course material is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Some students struggle in an online format. Other students excel. Students who excel in an online format are:
Possess good time management skills
Know how to study independently
Possess good communication skills
Online classes at MCCC utilize Blackboard communication tools, such as email, discussion boards and chats to interact with the instructor and other students.
Online classes at MCCC are not self-paced. Students must complete exams, assignments, etc. by specified due dates.
Hardware and Software
233 MHz processor or faster
256 MB of RAM
200 MB available hard disk space
CD-ROM drive (minimum 16x speed is suggested)
High speed or broadband internet connection recommended; 56k connection is required
Video and sound cards are recommended
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher or Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or Safari 4.0. Note: AOL is not recommended. If using AOL, please minimize the window and open either Internet Explorer or Mozilla.
Cookies must be enabled.
Java must be enabled
Microsoft Word 2007 or higher is required.
Microsoft Office Suite is recommended.
Adobe Reader 8.2 or higher is required
It is essential that online students keep their contact information up to date. Sometimes instructors need to contact students by phone or email. Please keep this information current through the WebPAL system.