Online Courses

Online Courses

Spring 2014 Classes (Registration begins February 24)

Online courses must be completed between Mar. 10-May 28.  The last day to register for any class is Mar. 14. An $8 per credit online class fee will be assessed per class. Upon completion of all courses within a series, students can apply for a certificate of training in the specified certificate series with appropriate college credits.

You can register for continuing education classes by mail, online or you can call 253.680.7402 to register over the phone using a MasterCard or Visa.

Books

Certain online courses require texts that are available on your class website when you sign in. The cost for texts are between $19.95 for online access up to $39.95 for a black-and-white printed book. 

Medical Online Courses

Medical Terminology, MEDSU 101
Learn the language of medicine and explore the terminology, based primarily on Latin, Greek and English words. Text is approximately $82, plus tax, and is not included in tuition.
4105, Online, 2 cr., $200

Required Textbook:

Medical Terminology Systems, 7th Edition with CD  (ISBN: 9780803635753 )

Business Administration Online Courses

Green Construction & Remodeling-Certificate Series
Explore the impact of construction and remodeling on global warming. Learn the benefits of using green construction methods and technology. Each course will be assessed a $8 per credit online class fee. Bates is an U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)-approved education provider.

3905, Introduction, GCNST 201, 4 cr., $392.56
This class is required as a prerequisite for the other four courses
. Students can take this class concurrently with any of the other Green Construction classes.
3906, Building Materials, GCNST 202, 2 cr., $200

3907, Air Quality, GCNST 203, 2 cr., $200

3908, Water Quality, GCNST 204, 2 cr., $200

3909, Marketing and Sales, GCNST 205, 2 cr., $200

Business Strategies for Greening a Company-Certificate Series
Learn about business practices that are better for the environment-and your bottom line.
4150, Business Practices, GREEN 107, 2 cr., $200

4151, Carbon Footprint, GREEN 108, 2 cr., $200

4152, Eco-Efficiency, GREEN 109,
4 cr., $392.56
4153, Supply Chain, GREEN 110, 2 cr., $200

4154, Marketing & Reporting, GREEN 111, 2 cr., $200

Business Fundamentals I-Certificate Series
This series can help you develop organizational skills and lean new job skills.
3912, Marketing Principles, MKTG 101, 5 cr., $490.70
3913, Customer Service, MKTG 102, 5 cr., $490.70

3915, Business Concepts, MKTG 106, 5
cr., $490.70
3917, Principles of Management and Supervision, MKTG 110, 5 cr., $490.70

Business Fundamentals II-Certificate Series
This series can help you develop organizational skills and lean new job skills.
3940, Cyber Marketing/E-Commerce, MKTG 111, 5 cr., $490.70
3938, Business Law, MKTG 112, 5 cr., $490.70

3941, Accounting Principles, MKTG 113, 5
cr., $490.70
3947, Advanced Business Projects, MKTG 205, 5 cr., $490.70

Business Management I-Certificate Series
Increase or refresh your business management, supervision and leadership skills. These courses may qualify as credit toward Bates' Marketing and Business Management degree program.
3923, Introduction to Leadership Skills & Ethics, MKTG 201, 3 cr., $294.42

3925, Introduction to Business Accounting and Finance, MKTG 203, 5
cr., $490.70
3926, Introduction to Presentation and Facilitation Skills, MKTG 204, 3 cr., $294.42

3930, Introduction to Project Management, MKTG 210, 4 cr., $392.56

Business Management II-Certificate Series
This certificate series is a continuation of the Business Management-I series. No prerequisites. These courses may qualify as credit toward Bates' Marketing and Business Management degree program.
3914, Business Negotiation & Collaboration, MKTG 104, 3
cr., $294.42
3924, Introduction to Strategic Marketing, MKTG 202, 4 cr., $392.56

3927, Teaming for Success, MKTG 206, 3 cr., $294.42
3928, Introduction to Managing Change, MKTG 207, 3
cr., $294.42
3929, Achieving Results Through Influence, MKTG 208, 3 cr., $294.42

Business Marketing I-Certificate Series
Learn to interface with customers, and develop and market the placement of products and services. These courses may qualify as credit toward Bates' Marketing and Business Management degree program.
3912, Marketing Principles, MKTG 101, 5 cr., $490.70
3919, Advertising: Creation and Planning, MKTG 122, 4 cr., $392.56
3921, Public Relations, MKTG 127, 3 cr., $294.42

Business Marketing II-Certificate Series
This certificate series is a continuation of the Business Marketing I series.  Further develop your organizational marketing skills and learn new jobs skills.
3918, Branding/Corporate Identity, MKTG 121, 2 cr., $200
3920, Sales Strategies and Consumer Psychology, MKTG 124, 5 cr., $490.70
3922, Marketing Research and Forecasting, MKTG 128, 3 cr., $294.42
3933, International Marketing, MKTG 225, 3 cr., $294.42

International Commerce I-Certificate Series
Explore the nuances of conducting business in the global market place. This program introduces students to the basics of international trade, communications, business law, marketing and supply chain operations. These courses may qualify as credit toward Bates' Marketing and Business Management degree program.
3916, International Trade Practices, MKTG 108, 5 cr., $490.70
3931, International Business Law, MKTG 221, 2 cr., $200
3932, Supply Chain Operations, MKTG 222, 5 cr., $490.70
3935, International Market Research and Planning, MKTG 227, 3 cr., $294.42

International Commerce II-Certificate Series 
Take your international commerce education to the next level. This series is a continuation of the International Commerce I certificate series.  
3933, International Marketing, MKTG 225, 3 cr., $294.42
3934, Offshore Procurement Processes, MKTG 226, 2 cr., $200
3936, Global Trade Financing, MKTG 228, 5 cr., $490.70
3937, International Payment, Credit and Collections, MKTG 229, 5 cr., $490.70