Courses

Fall 2017 Courses

Click on the appropriate link below to view a list of available courses, prerequisites and high school equivalents. 

Online Session A

Aug. 14-Oct. 6

ENGL 1101 - Composition I
Practice in writing clear, coherent, well-organized prose; readings in prose to serve as models and a stimulus for writing; review of grammar and usage according to student need; opportunity for research.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Advanced Composition

ENGL 1102 - Composition and Literature
Continued practice in writing combined with readings in literature; opportunities for research.
*Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 1101

PSYC 1102 - Introduction to Psychology
A course designed to provide the student with a general knowledge of psychology.  Emphasis is placed on terminology, major concepts and theories, and major divisions of psychology.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Psychology

HIST 2111 - American History I
This course examines pre-Colombian history to developments within the United States, including the causes and outbreak of America's Civil War (1860 to 1865).  Emphasis begins with pre-contact civilizations, but primarily focuses upon American colonies, the formation of the new nation, and both positive and negative aspects of national expansion.  The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: United States History

HIST 1111 - Survey of Civilization I
This course provides a survey of human social, economic, political, intellectual, and religious developments from the pre-literate age to the mid-16th century. Early civilization institutions developed in the Near East are examined, followed by studies of transitions from Greek, Roman, Medieval European, Byzantine, Arabic and Turkish Empires, to the Western European Renaissance.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: World History

POLI 1100 - American Government
The constitutional and political structures of our national and state governments are appraised in this course. Present events are treated in light of their constitutional background. The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements concerning the Georgia Constitution.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Comparative Political/Economic Systems

MUSI 1100 - Music Appreciation
A course designed to encourage and assist the student in listening to music for the greatest enjoyment and the highest level of aesthetic development and awareness. In addition to studying the broad historical scope of musical development, the student undertakes an extensive listening program of representative examples of the many types and genres of music.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Music Appreciation I

COMM 1100 - Introduction to Public Speaking
A fundamental course designed to establish a basic knowledge of public address, including research, organization, speech writing, language use, delivery, audience analysis, support, evidence, and argument development.  Students will give several types of speeches during the course.  Fulfills the speech requirement for graduation.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Oral/Written Communication (Speech)

THEA 1100 - Theatre Appreciation 
From the Greeks to Broadway, this course provides the tools for an understanding and informed appreciation of theatre - how it is created, what it expresses, and what it communicates. Students will experience a broad overview of theatre as an art form, its history, and the many colorful artists who contribute to its continued success. 
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Dual Enrollment Theatre Arts 

SOCI 1120 - Introduction to Sociology
An introduction to the scientific study of society. Major concepts and theories are discussed and the influence of society on the individual is emphasized.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Sociology

MATH 1101 - College Algebra
A study of algebra, including exponents, polynomials, factoring, radicals, complex numbers, equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, function inverses, zeros of polynomials, systems of equations and matrices.
*Prerequisite: MATH 0090 or appropriate score on SAT(450)/ACT(19) or math placement exam
*High School Equivalent: Dual Enrollment Mathematics Young Harris 

ECON 1000
This course is designed to help students understand the major concepts and lessons of economics. The class incorporates materials (e.g. video clips, web sites, and activities) assembled and developed to aid students in basic understanding of economic thinking. The primary objective of the class is the promotion of better understanding, communication, and teaching of economics in the future.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Economics

Course offerings are dependent upon enrollment. 
Online Session B

Oct. 9-Dec. 8

ENGL 1101 - Composition I
Practice in writing clear, coherent, well-organized prose; readings in prose to serve as models and a stimulus for writing; review of grammar and usage according to student need; opportunity for research.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Advanced Composition

ENGL 1102 - Composition and Literature
Continued practice in writing combined with readings in literature; opportunities for research.
*Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 1101

HIST 2112 - American History II
The course provides information on U.S. history since 1865.  Topics include Reconstruction, western frontier outcomes,  industrialization, World War I, the 1920s, the Great Depression, World War II, the onset of the Cold War, civil rights, and globalism.  The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: United States History

HIST 1112 - Survey of Civilization II
This course is a survey of major religious, political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural developments in the western world from 1500 to the present. The emphasis is on "modern" Europe, but interactions and exchanges with other world empires are included. The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.
*High School Equivalent: World History

POLI 1100 - American Government
The constitutional and political structures of our national and state governments are appraised in this course. Present events are treated in light of their constitutional background. The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements concerning the Georgia Constitution.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Comparative Political/Economic Systems

MUSI 1100 - Music Appreciation
A course designed to encourage and assist the student in listening to music for the greatest enjoyment and the highest level of aesthetic development and awareness. In addition to studying the broad historical scope of musical development, the student undertakes an extensive listening program of representative examples of the many types and genres of music.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Music Appreciation I

COMM 1100 - Introduction to Public Speaking
A fundamental course designed to establish a basic knowledge of public address, including research, organization, speech writing, language use, delivery, audience analysis, support, evidence, and argument development.  Students will give several types of speeches during the course.  Fulfills the speech requirement for graduation.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Oral/Written Communication (Speech)

THEA 1100 - Theatre Appreciation 
From the Greeks to Broadway, this course provides the tools for an understanding and informed appreciation of theatre - how it is created, what it expresses, and what it communicates. Students will experience a broad overview of theatre as an art form, its history, and the many colorful artists who contribute to its continued success. 
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Dual Enrollment Theatre Arts

PSYC 1102 - Introduction to Psychology
A course designed to provide the student with a general knowledge of psychology.  Emphasis is placed on terminology, major concepts and theories, and major divisions of psychology.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Psychology

SOCI 1120 - Introduction to Sociology
An introduction to the scientific study of society. Major concepts and theories are discussed and the influence of society on the individual is emphasized.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Sociology

RELI 1200 - World Religions
An introduction to important beliefs, practices, and traditions of religions around the world; some attention will be given to local and indigenous practices as well as to globalized forms of religion.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Comparative Religions
*Credit Hours: 3

MATH 1101 - College Algebra
A study of algebra, including exponents, polynomials, factoring, radicals, complex numbers, equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, function inverses, zeros of polynomials, systems of equations and matrices.
*Prerequisite: MATH 0090 or appropriate score on SAT(450)/ACT(19) or math placement exam
*High School Equivalent: Dual Enrollment Mathematics Young Harris 

ECON 1000
This course is designed to help students understand the major concepts and lessons of economics. The class incorporates materials (e.g. video clips, web sites, and activities) assembled and developed to aid students in basic understanding of economic thinking. The primary objective of the class is the promotion of better understanding, communication, and teaching of economics in the future.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Economics

 
Course offerings are dependent upon enrollment. 
Synchronous Session A

ENGL 1101 - Composition I
ENGL1102 - Composition and Literature
PSYC 1102 - Introduction to Psychology
HIST 2111 - American History I
HIST 1111 - Survey of Civilization I
POLI 1100 - American Government
MUSI 1100 - Music Appreciation
COMM 1100 - Introduction to Public Speaking
THEA 1100 - Theater Appreciation
SOCI 1120 - Introduction to Sociology
RELI 1200 - World Religions
MATH 1101 - College Algebra
ECON 1000 - Fundamentals of Econ

Location(s): TBA

Synchronous Session B

ENGL 1101 - Composition I
ENGL1102 - Composition and Literature
HIST 2112 - American History II
HIST 1112 - Survey of Civilization II
POLI 1100 - American Government
MUSI 1100 - Music Appreciation
COMM 1100 - Introduction to Public Speaking
THEA 1100 - Theater Appreciation
PSYC 1102 - Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 1120 - Introduction to Sociology
RELI 1200 - World Religions
MATH 1101 - College Algebra
ECON 1000 - Fundamentals of Econ

Location(s): TBA

eSummer 2017
The eSummer courses listed below are approved as Move on When Ready classes. For a full listing of eSummer courses offered at YHC, click here
 
COMM 1100 - Introduction to Public Speaking
A fundamental course designed to establish a basic knowledge of public address, including research, organization, speech writing, language use, delivery, audience analysis, support, evidence, and argument development.  Students will give several types of speeches during the course.  Fulfills the speech requirement for graduation.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Oral/Written Communication (Speech)
 
ECON 2101 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Topics include unemployment, inflation, economic growth, and development, and the effects of monetary and fiscal policy on the economy with applications to current economic problems.
*Prerequisite: MATH 1113 (Precalculus) or an SAT Math score greater than 600 or an ACT Math score greater than 26
*High School Equivalent: Economics 
 
ECON 2102 - Principles of Microeconomics
Topics include elasticity, utility, economic efficiency, the theory of cost, and government regulation of business with applications to current economic problems. Also, the economics of poverty, pollution, energy, population, international trade, and comparative systems are analyzed. 
 
ENGL 1101 - Composition I
Practice in writing clear, coherent, well-organized prose; readings in prose to serve as models and a stimulus for writing; review of grammar and usage according to student need; opportunity for research.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Advanced Composition
 
ENGL 1102 - Composition and Literature
Continued practice in writing combined with readings in literature; opportunities for research.
*Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 1101
 
ENGL 2220 - Survey of American Literature Since 1865
This course examines representative works of American literature from 1865 to the present. 
*Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 1102
 
HIST 1112 - Survey of Civilization II
This course is a survey of major religious, political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural developments in the western world from 1500 to the present. The emphasis is on "modern" Europe, but interactions and exchanges with other world empires are included. The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.
*High School Equivalent: World History
 
HIST 2111 - American History I
This course examines pre-Colombian history to developments within the United States, including the causes and outbreak of America's Civil War (1860 to 1865).  Emphasis begins with pre-contact civilizations, but primarily focuses upon American colonies, the formation of the new nation, and both positive and negative aspects of national expansion.  The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: United States History
 
HIST 2112 - American History II
The course provides information on U.S. history since 1865.  Topics include Reconstruction, western frontier outcomes,  industrialization, World War I, the 1920s, the Great Depression, World War II, the onset of the Cold War, civil rights, and globalism.  The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: United States History
 
MATH 1101 - College Algebra
A study of algebra, including exponents, polynomials, factoring, radicals, complex numbers, equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, function inverses, zeros of polynomials, systems of equations and matrices.
*Prerequisite: MATH 0090 or appropriate score on SAT(450)/ACT(16) or math placement exam
*High School Equivalent: Dual Enrollment Mathematics Young Harris 
 
MATH 1113 - Precalculus
This course is an intensive study of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric function, and applications. 
*Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 1101
 
MATH 2000 - Elementary Statistics I
A basic elementary course in statistics at a level which does not require a knowledge of calculus. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, random variables, sampling distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and correlation. 
*Prerequisite: Any 1000- or 2000-level mathematics course.
 
MUSI 1100 - Music Appreciation 
A course designed to encourage and assist the student in listening to music for the greatest enjoyment and the highest level of aesthetic development and awareness. In addition to studying the broad historical scope of musical development, the student undertakes an extensive listening program of representative examples of the many types and genres of music.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Music Appreciation I
 
POLI 1100 - American Government
The constitutional and political structures of our national and state governments are appraised in this course. Present events are treated in light of their constitutional background. The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements concerning the Georgia Constitution.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Comparative Political/Economic Systems
 
PSYC 1102 - Introduction to Psychology 
A course designed to provide the student with a general knowledge of psychology.  Emphasis is placed on terminology, major concepts and theories, and major divisions of psychology.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Psychology
 
RELI 1100 - Hebrew Bible I
The Hebrew Bible, sometimes called the “Old” Testament, has profoundly impacted diverse groups of people around the globe. Numerous religious traditions appeal to what seems to be this same collection of books. But what’s really in it? This course provides students with an introduction to the history, literature, and interpretation of the Hebrew Bible from multiple perspectives, with attention to archeological findings and textual criticism. 
 
RELI 2100 - New Testament I
A survey of the background and content of the New Testament, with emphasis interpretation. 
 
SOCI 1120 - Introduction to Sociology 
An introduction to the scientific study of society. Major concepts and theories are discussed and the influence of society on the individual is emphasized.
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Sociology
 
THEA 1100 - Theatre Appreciation 
From the Greeks to Broadway, this course provides the tools for an understanding and informed appreciation of theatre - how it is created, what it expresses, and what it communicates. Students will experience a broad overview of theatre as an art form, its history, and the many colorful artists who contribute to its continued success. 
*No prerequisite required
*High School Equivalent: Dual Enrollment Theatre Arts 
 
Course offerings are dependent upon enrollment.