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Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Courses

TESU is reducing traditional textbook costs by harnessing Open Educational Resources (OER) and other no-cost alternatives in its online courses. The courses below utilize openly-sourced materials and have zero learning materials or textbook cost (ZTC). Openly-sourced materials are an alternative to traditional course materials, reside in the public domain and encompass a rich array of readings, articles, case studies and multimedia components like videos and podcasts that can be integrated in your online courses.

Undergraduate Courses

Associate Capstone (APS-295)
Current Trends and Applications in Applied Science and Technology (APS-401)
A World of Art (ART-100)
Introductory Astronomy (AST-101)
Crew Resource Management (AVT-306)
Introductory Biology (BIO-101)
The Science of Nutrition (BIO-208)
Public Speaking (COM-209)
General Earth Science (EAS-101)
Introduction to Meteorology (EAS-131)
Electronic Assessment/Career Planning (ELT-490)
Electronics Engineering Technology Capstone (ELT-495)
English Composition I (ENC-101)
English Composition II (ENC-102)
Ethics in a Digital Age (ETH-230)
American History I (HIS-113)
American History II (HIS-114)
Introduction to the Humanities III: Music (HUM-103)
Introduction to the Humanities IV: Fine Arts and Architecture (HUM-104)
Associate-Level Human Services Capstone (HUS-295)
Bachelor-Level Human Services Capstone (HUS-495)
The Music of War and Peace (LIB-320)
Online Obsessions: Determining and Dealing with Digital Dependency (LIB-342)
Applied Liberal Arts Mathematics (MAT-105)
Intermediate Algebra (MAT-115)
College Algebra (MAT-121)
Radiation Analysis Laboratory (NUC-238)
Nuclear Physics for Technology (NUC-303)
Nuclear Instrumentation and Control (NUC-351)
Reactor Fundamentals (NUC-365)
Nuclear Rules and Regulations (NUC-380)
Nuclear Technology Assessment/Career Planning (NUC-490)
Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology Capstone (NUC-495)
Introduction to Critical Reasoning (PHI-130)
Introduction to Prior Learning Assessment (PLA-100)
Introduction to Portfolio Development (PLA-200)
American Government (POS-110)
Polysomnography Capstone (PSG-295)
Brain and Mind (PSY-302)
Introduction to Nuclear Engineering Technology and Radiation Health Physics (RPT-270)
Radiation Ecology (RPT-272)
Introduction to Radiation Generating Devices (RPT-275)
Radioactive Shipping, Packaging, and Transporting (RPT-280)
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Assessment/Career Planning (RPT-490)
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Capstone (RPT-495)
Introduction to Sociology (SOC-101)


Graduate Courses

Introduction to Clinical Trials Research and Drug Development (CTM-510)
Clinical Trials Research: Practice to Policy (CTM-520)
The Global Business Context: Trends, Issues, and Markets (DBA-801)
Seminar in Economics and Finance: Models and Matrices of Sustainability (DBA-802)
Effective Leadership - From Theory to Practice (EDL-500)
Professional Portfolio Development: School Administrators (EDL-810)
Capstone Project in Educational Technology and Online Learning (EDT-700)
Legal Issues in Healthcare (HCL-704)
Managing the Human Resources Enterprise (HRM-600)
Human Resources as a Strategic Partner (HRM-610)
Management Capstone (MAN-630)
Capstone I (MLS-700)
Capstone II (MLS-710)
Public Service Capstone (MPL-710)
Atmospheric Dispersion of Radioisotopes (NUC-501)
Current Issues and Case Studies (NUC-503)
Sense of Community I: Art and Morality (SAM-501)

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