Highland Community College

General Education

Highland Community College brings the classroom to you with online general education courses designed to help you meet your educational goals from wherever you may need to be. Whether employed, taking care of children or assuming other responsibilities, busy individuals can take advantage of the convenience that these online courses provide. It is the ideal way to maximize your time and realize your potential without the burden of attending courses in a traditional classroom setting.

This program consists of a selection of liberal arts courses designed to help students complete general education requirements and the requirements of some programs and majors. You may use these courses toward earning your Associate degree. These courses are designed to be part of the General Education portion of the Associate degree programs at Highland Community College. These courses will also help satisfy general education requirements for a Bachelor's degree at other colleges and universities to which you may wish to transfer. A completely online degree is not yet available at HCC, but is planned for the future.

Highland Community College has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence and a superb faculty. Online courses are taught by the same faculty that teaches the traditional classroom courses. Our online general education courses provide students the flexibility and accessibility to meet their educational goals while maintaining balance in career commitments and family life.

The following online courses are available at Highland Community College:

  • Art Appreciation
  • Accounting I
  • American Literature I
  • American Literature II
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Business Law
  • Business Communications
  • Beginning Algebra
  • College Orientation
  • College English I
  • College English II
  • Children's Literature
  • College Algebra
  • Child Psychology
  • Database Management
  • Electronic Communications
  • Fundamentals of Math
  • Geography
  • General Psychology
  • General Sociology
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Education
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Investigations in the Workplace
  • Intro to Corrections
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Lifetime Fitness
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Marketing
  • Music History & Appreciation
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nutrition
  • Oral Communication
  • Personal Finance
  • Principles of Management
  • Personal & Community Health
  • Police Patrol
  • Risk Assessment
  • Spanish I
  • Social Problems
  • Spreadsheet
  • Security & Loss Prevention I
  • US History I
  • US History II
  • US Government
  • Word Processing
  • World Physical Geography

Taking online courses in General Education (GenEd) is the ideal way to maximize your time and realize your potential without the expense and inconvenience of traveling and attending courses in a traditional classroom setting.

The online GenEd courses are offered to help students just like you complete graduation requirements or advance their education at a faster pace.

Our school has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence and an exceptional faculty who teach courses on-campus as well as online.

Enjoy the flexibility and accessibility of online education while keeping up with professional and social commitments.

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GenEd Online Courses:

 Course Code

 Course Title

PE 139A

Lifetime Fitness

BUS 133

Microcomputer Applications 1: Spreadsheet

MAT 203

Basic Statistics

A 101

Art Appreciation

A 206

Art History

BS 110


BUS 101

Introduction to Business

BUS 102

Personal Finance

BUS 182

Database Management

BUS 201

Principles of Management

BUS 203


BUS 204


BUS 210



Accounting I


Accounting II


Micro. Appl l: Word Processing


Micro. Appl l: Spreadsheet

CJ 100

Introduction to Criminal Justice

COL 103

College Success & Orientation

ENG 101

College English I

ENG 102

College English II

ENG 202

American Literature I 1620-1885

HIS 101

US History I


US History II


History of Western Civilization I

LG 101

Spanish I

LG 102

Spanish II

LS 102

Children's Literature

MAT 090

Fundamentals of Math

MAT 100

Beginning Algebra

MAT 103

Intermediate Algebra

MAT 104

College Algebra  

PHI 102

Intro to Ethics

PE 139

Lifetime Fitness


General Chemistry

PS 108


PSY 101

General Psychology

PSY 101 OL2

General Psychology

PSY 202

Child Psychology

PSY 205

Human Growth & Development

PSY 205 OL2

Human Growth & Development


Abnormal Psychology

SOC 101

General Sociology

SOC 102

Marriage and the Family

SOC 210

Social Problems

SP 101

Oral Communication

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