It often becomes difficult for students to continue education and a professional career at the same time but then it often becomes necessary to do so. In such cases, the students can hardly attend their classes regularly and nor can they excel professionally because of the added pressure. In such cases, the best option is to go for online courses and get a degree. These courses are specifically designed keeping the needs of the students in mind and the degree is also at par with all other regular degrees.
The University of Tennessee has a plethora of online courses, both undergraduate and postgraduate, and the student can choose one to suit his schedule and requirements. Some of the subjects taught are as follows:
Biology Comprising Medical and Scientific Vocabulary: It includes the study of derivation of words, specially medical and scientific terms, and how they are used in the scientific vocabulary. The students will have to complete at least one lab test and junior standing. The course is suitable for those aspiring to be medical technicians or planning to make a career in health care. Having a bachelor’s degree is mandatory to gain admission in this course.
Criminal Justice: Those wanting to make a career in the legal system and aspiring to be criminal lawyers can opt for this post. The course helps the student to gain an insight into the various administrative and technical problems of the legal system in the country, along with gaining information on the various agencies and their functions related to the judicial system. The course is predominantly research based and computer application has also contributed to its enhancement.
English Composition: Students with a literary bend of mind can opt for this course because this is specially designed to hone the writing skills of an individual. Grammar, rhetoric and vocabulary is given special importance as those are basics of good writing. Students are required to submit writing assignments at regular intervals which includes essay writing and papers.
Public Relations and Communication: Everything needed in communication purposes and like writing skills for print media or technical knowledge of the audio-visual media can be acquired from this course. Students are trained in the modes of interaction and system has been computerized so that they become aware of the new kinds of technology being used being used.
Psychology: Causes of Drug abuse among adolescents and its remedy is the principle topic of discussion in this course. Aspiring psychoanalysts can opt for this course to gain a better understanding of the reasons of drug abuse and use of narcotics, reasons behind hallucinations. They are trained on the proper use of anti-depressants and the proper method of curing drug addiction.