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Considering an online class? 

Today's students have many demands on their time:  work, family, community involvement, and more.  At GHC, we want to make sure that you have every tool necessary to benefit from the convenience of an online class, but to be successful as well.  Be sure to take our online assessment tool, SmarterMeasure, to determine your readiness!  IMPORTANT:  the password to take the assessment is "student" (the username will appear in a dropdown menu).  If you have questions or need help with SmarterMeasure, contact elearning@highlands.edu.  

What classes are offered online?  How do I find them?

Online classes are offered every semester in a variety of areas:  English, business, psychology, art, criminal justice, education, history, political science, and more. The full list can be found at GHC Online Courses.  Also, since the selection will vary from semester to semester, be sure to check back at key registration times for availability.  We also offer eCore classes, which are classes  taught in partnership with the University System of Georgia.  eCore classes are available to all currently enrolled Georgia Highlands students.  Click here for information on getting started with eCore.

How do I register for an online class?

  1. Go to the GHC homepage, click on SCORE

  2. Under Public Access, click on Course Offerings

  3. From the drop-down, select the semester along with any other criteria (course name, day offered, etc)  For the most options, leave all of the defaults except for semester and campus

  4. For Campus:  select WEB or HYBRID or DVD or eCore

  5. Under each course is a brief note listing the professor's contact information, course information, and important details such as orientation or on-campus requirements / dates.  EVERY COURSE IS DIFFERENT SO PLEASE READ THE NOTES CAREFULLY!

I've registered for an online course--what happens next?

The professor will send out an announcement (via your GHC email address) to every person enrolled in the online course.  Some courses may require an in-person orientation while others may opt for an online orientation or none at all.  If you do not receive email communication from your professor on or before the start of the semester you are enrolled, please notify Lesli Terrell-Payne, our eLearning Advisor.



Page last updated: March 5, 2015