We Offer Three Different Options for Our Great Books Program
|TRACK OPTIONS||HIGH SCHOOL TRACK||COLLEGE TRACK||ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE TRACK|
|Description||Great Books courses are an interdisciplinary and cover material mainly in literature, history, philosophy, political science, theology, biography, poetry. Weekly readings plus 2 essays per semester and final semester oral exam.||Beside the weekly Great Books readings and the semester oral exam, students in the college track also submit via email weekly written answers (from one sentence to a paragraph or two) to 10-20 questions abpout the weekly reading; the two essays are a little longer as well.|
The Theology Online course lectures by Fr. Fessio are asynchronous /recorded, with a mid-term and final in each 3-credit course.
|The same Great Books study and work as the College track.
The five Holy Apostles courses are asynchronous/recorded, and are listed on the Associates degree FAQ page.
The Theology Online courses are included in the tuition – no extra cost, which enables students in the A.A. track to complete up to 75 credits towards their B.A degree, however only 60 are needed to earn their Associates degree from Holy Apostles College.
|Courses||8 Great Books courses|
Usually taken one course per semester for four years.
|8 Great Books courses (48 Credits) +4 Theology Online courses (12 Credits)=|
(up to 60 College Credits)
|8 Great Books courses +
5 Holy Apostles courses (15 Credits) = 60 Credits/A.A.
+ 4 Optional Theology Online courses (included in tuition)
(up to 75 College Credits)
|Advantages||Same readings and Socratic Discussion. No weekly written work; least expensive way to take the Great Books courses.||College credit, accepted at hundreds of colleges and universities that accept ACE-recommended credits, or with which we have agreements. Flexible: students may pick and choose from one to all 12 of the courses offered and only pay for those they take.||College credit, accepted at hundreds of colleges and universities that accept ACE-recommended credits, or with which we have agreements. Flexible: students may pick and choose from one to all 12 of the courses offered and only pay for those they take.|
|Cost||$995 per year/$99 per month (10 months)||$2995 per year/$299 per month (10 months): Theology is $750 per course/$250 per Credit.||$3750 per year(or $ 1,875 per semester)/$325 per month (includes all 75 credits and all fees)|
|Results||High School Level Credit||Up to 60 College Credits||Associate’s Degree (A.A.)
60-75 College Credits