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The Saylor Foundation (under its legal name, The Constitution Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Foundation was established in 1999 by Michael J. Saylor, the Chairman and CEO of the business intelligence company MicroStrategy, Inc. and the Foundation

BIO302: Human Anatomy

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BIO305: Genetics

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BIO307: Microbiology

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Get a basic overview of microbiology before exploring advanced topics like bacterial cell morphology, nitrogen fixation and protoz…

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This class provides a general introduction to the diverse roles of microorganisms in natural and artificial environments. It will…

BUS103: Introduction to Financial Accounting

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BUS105: Managerial Accounting

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BUS200/ECON101: Principles of Microeconomics

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BUS201/ECON102: Principles of Macroeconomics

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BUS202: Principles of Finance

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BUS203: Principles of Marketing

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Great managers are made, not born. Learn about the qualities and skills of great managers in this Business 101 course. Instructor…

BUS205: Business Law and Ethics

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BUS208: Principles of Management

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BUS209: Organizational Behavior

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There is no shortage of quotes in which inspirational business leaders describe the sources of their success. Their reasons are of…

BUS300: Operations Management

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Operations management is a science with which we are all, in some capacity, familiar.  We all have scarce resources and have to a…

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This course will teach you how to analyze and improve business processes, be it in services or in manufacturing. You will learn ho…

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BUS301: Human Resource Management

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This free HR ALISON course introduces you to the world of Human Resources management (HRM) and is a useful introduction to those w…

BUS402: Project Management

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CHEM101: General Chemistry I

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This chemistry survey is designed to introduce students to the world of chemistry.  The principles of chemistry were first identi…

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This free online course offers an in-depth exploration of general, organic and analytic chemistry. It examines various topics such…

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CHEM107: Inorganic Chemistry

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This free online course offers an in-depth exploration of general, organic and analytic chemistry. It examines various topics such…

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This free online course in Chemistry looks at elements, electrochemistry and food chemistry among other topics. It is an ideal cou…

COMM312/BUS209: Organizational Behavior

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CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I

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This course will introduce you to the field of computer science and the fundamentals of computer programming. Introduction to Comp…

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This class teaches you about basic concepts in theoretical computer science -- such as NP-completeness -- and what they imply for…

CS106/MA121: Introduction to Statistics

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Ce cours introduit le concept de Probabilité, dont la puissance permet de modéliser d'innombrables situations où le hasar…

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Statistics and statistical methods play a major role in the work environment in areas such as business, science, finance, economic…

CS107: C++ Programming

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In the first unit, we will learn the mechanics of editing and compiling a simple program written in C++.  We will begin with a di…

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This course is designed to be a fun introduction to the basics of programming in Python. Our main focus will be on building simple…

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CS202: Discrete Structures

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CS301: Computer Architecture

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In this course, you will learn to design the computer architecture of complex modern microprocessors.

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CS302: Software Engineering

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This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; str…

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This is a foundation subject in modern software development techniques for engineering and information technology. The design and…

CS304: Compilers

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This course will discuss the major ideas used today in the implementation of programming language compilers. You will learn how a…

CS403: Introduction to Modern Database Systems

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CS404: Programming Languages

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ECON101-CLEP: Principles of Microeconomics

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The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of the principles of microeconomics.  At its core, the st…

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The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of the principles of microeconomics.  At its core, the st…

ECON101: Principles of Microeconomics

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ECON102-EXC: Principles of Macroeconomics

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ECON102: Principles of Macroeconomics

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ECON303: Labor Economics

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This seminar will cover the multi-disciplinary theoretical and empirical foundations of research on work, employment, labor market…

ENGL001: English Composition I

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ENGL002: English Composition II

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HIST211: Introduction to United States History: Colonial Period to Reconstruction

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HIST212: Introduction to United States History: Reconstruction to the Present

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This course will introduce you to United States history from the colonial period to the Civil War and Reconstruction. You will lea…

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Great managers are made, not born. Learn about the qualities and skills of great managers in this Business 101 course. Instructor…

MA002: Precalculus I

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Precalculus II continues the in-depth study of functions addressed in Precalculus I by adding the trigonometric functions to your…

MA003: Precalculus II

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Precalculus II continues the in-depth study of functions addressed in Precalculus I by adding the trigonometric functions to your…

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MA005: Calculus 1

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Videos on a first course in calculus (Differential Calculus).

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Calculus One is a first introduction to differential and integral calculus, emphasizing engaging examples from everyday life.

MA102: Single-Variable Calculus II

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Videos on a second course in calculus (Integral Calculus).

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MA103: Multivariable Calculus

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This course covers differential, integral and vector calculus for functions of more than one variable. These mathematical tools an…

MA121: Introduction to Statistics

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In this course, you will look at the properties behind the basic concepts of probability and statistics and focus on applications…

MA211: Linear Algebra

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This course covers matrix theory and linear algebra, emphasizing topics useful in other disciplines such as physics, economics and…

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Matrices, vectors, vector spaces, transformations. Covers all topics in a first year college linear algebra course. This is an a…

MA221: Differential Equations

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The laws of nature are expressed as differential equations. Scientists and engineers must know how to model the world in terms of…

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MA231: Abstract Algebra I

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ME002/MA102: Single-Variable Calculus II

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Videos on a second course in calculus (Integral Calculus).

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ME007/MA103: Multivariable Calculus

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Multivariable Calculus is an expansion of Single-Variable Calculus in that it extends single variable calculus to higher dimension…

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ME103: Thermodynamics

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MUS101: Introduction to Music

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Music theory, one of our top online music classes, is the analysation of how music works - by studying the notation and language o…

PHIL101: Introduction to Philosophy

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This course will introduce you to the major topics, problems, and methods of philosophy and surveys the writings of a number of ma…

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An introduction to philosophy, philosophical thought, including easy explanations for different schools of thought.

PHYS101: Introduction to Mechanics

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PHYS102: Introduction to Electromagnetism

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POLSC101: Introduction to Politics

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POLSC232: American Government

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POLSC251: Research Methods in Political Science

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Political issues facing the state of California, the United States, or the international community. Instructor: Alan Ros…

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POLSC401: Ethics and Public Policy

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PRDV401: Introduction to Human Resources Management

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Human resources (HR) plays a key role in modern organizations and businesses, be they private sector, public sector or voluntary.

PSYCH101-EXC: Introduction to Psychology

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This course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of psychology and to the major subjects of psychological inquiry. It…

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Introduction to Psychology is a journey through all of the major psychological concepts and principles. The knowledge gained from…

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This course surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love. The great con…

PSYCH101: Introduction to Psychology

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This course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of psychology and to the major subjects of psychological inquiry. It…

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Introduction to Psychology is a journey through all of the major psychological concepts and principles. The knowledge gained from…

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This course surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love. The great con…

PSYCH202A: Research Methods

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This Research Methods course is part one of the two-part Research Methods series, which also includes the Research Methods Lab cou…

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Surveys social psychology and organization theory interpreted in the context of the managerial environment. Shares lectures with 1…

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This third and final Psychology course examines experimentation and report writing in a Psychology context. This free learning cou…

PSYCH205: Clinical Psychology

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PSYCH301: Social Psychology

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Ever wonder why people do what they do? This course offers some answers based on the latest research from social psychology.

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PSYCH303: Educational Psychology

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Build your earth science vocabulary and learn about cycles of matter and types of sedimentary rocks through the Education Portal c…

SOC101: Introduction to Sociology

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Sociology is the scientific study of society. As such, it closely examines human interactions and cultural phenomena, including to…

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In this class we will cover the essentials of sociology, to help you better understand your own life and situations far from your…

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