Student Handbook

Online Courses

Revised September 14, 2020

Online Courses While Studying Abroad: Arcadia students must take a minimum of 12 credits each semester in the study abroad country and can take between 2 to 6 credits online. 

Online Courses for Residential Students: First semester first-year students may not take any courses on-line. Second semester first-year residential students and sophomores may take a maximum of one on-line course per semester, not including the two credit Global Connections and Reflection course. Residential juniors and seniors may take a maximum of two on-line courses per semester, not including the two credit Global Connections and Reflection course, with no more than half of the total number of courses taken in a semester being on-line. 

The requirements may be suspended if online or all modes instruction is the dominant mode of instruction for the University.