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Catawba at Home.

Online courses for first-year students entering Catawba in Fall 2020.

Take Your Fall 2020 Catawba College Courses Online.

As a first-year student at Catawba College, you have the option of participating in the “Catawba At Home” program and taking your Fall semester courses completely online.  This program includes First-Year Success Studies, as well as several online general education courses.

As a Cat@Home student, you will take your courses as a cohort and participate in enrichment activities that will keep you connected to our close-knit campus community. Even though you’ll be taking your courses online, we’re here for you if you need us. You’ll have full access to tutoring services and online tools. 

Highlights

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100%
Online
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Dedicated Instructor
& Success Coach
to answer your questions
and help you succeed.
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Federal & State Aid
Eligible
 
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$15,000 Merit Scholarship
guaranteed per year upon successful completion of the program for enrolled day undergraduate students.*
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Lower Tuition Rate
Just $5,685, compared to $15,718 in the traditional day program.

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15-Credit
Hours
typical of a standard semester courseload.

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Personalized Class Environment

using cohort class structure.
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24/7 IT Access 

Help Desk and Library Resources 

*Scholarship not awarded in addition to merit scholarships previously awarded to admitted students. Please note that based on the reduced tuition rate, only Federal and State aid applies.

Course Information

Catawba at Home students will take a full 15-credit hour semester during the Fall 2020 semester:

16-WEEK COURSE

GEN 1102 – First-Year Success Studies
This course will examine the four pillars of Catawba College (Scholarship, Character, Culture, and Service) and how they incorporate into the Catawba College Experience.

This course will also help students understand Catawba College student processes and student resources and will explore ways for students to be successful during their first year and beyond.

BLOCK 1: 8 WEEKS

ENGL 1103 – Critical Reading and Writing
An applied rhetoric course focusing on intensive practice in basic concepts of written communication; active reading skills; research strategies; MLA documentation conventions; principles of organization and coherence; prewriting, drafting, and revising practices; and surface correctness of sentences.

COMM 1101 – Public Speaking
A study of oral communication with attention to vocal delivery, bodily action, and speech composition.

BLOCK 2: 8 WEEKS

PSYC 1500 – Human Development
A survey of the important methods, theories, themes, issues, and research findings in the field of lifespan developmental psychology.

MATH 1132 – Introduction to Statistics
An introduction to elementary statistics, including topics such as normal distribution, histograms, mean, standard deviations, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing techniques.


Calendar

2020-2021 Block Schedule
2020-2021 Block Schedule
 FIRST SEMESTER (FALL 2020)
DATE    BLOCK 1 HYBRID
Wednesday, August 12   First Day of Course
Thursday, August 13   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, August 17   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, August 31   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, September 7   Labor Day
Tuesday, September 8   Last Day of Course *(Face to Face Final if Necessary)
   
BLOCK 2 HYBRID
Wednesday, September 9   First Day of Course
Thursday, September 10   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, September 14   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, September 28   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, October 5   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, October 6   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 3 HYBRID
Wednesday, October 7   First Day of Course
Thursday, October 8   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, October 12   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, October 26   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, November 2   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, November 3   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 4 HYBRID
Wednesday, November 4   First Day of Course
Thursday, November 5   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, November 9   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, November 30   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, December 7   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, December 8   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 5 HYBRID
Tuesday, August 18   First Day of Course / First Class Meeting
Tuesday, September 1   Last Day to Add a Course
Tuesday, November 10   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, December 8   Last Day of Course / Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
   
BLOCK 6 ONLINE
Tuesday, August 18   First Day of Course
Tuesday, September 1   Last Day to Add a Course
Tuesday, November 10   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, December 8   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 7 ONLINE
Wednesday, August 12   First Day of Course
Thursday, August 20   Last Day to Add a Course
Thursday, September 24   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, October 6   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 8 ONLINE
Wednesday, October 7   First Day of Course
Thursday, October 15   Last Day to Add a Course
Thursday, November 19   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, December 8   Last Day of Course
     
    (1) This deadline pertains to the grade (i.e. last day to drop
    and receive a "W"), not the refund. Check the refund policy in
    your Division of Distance and Online Education Handbook for
    more information.
     
  SECOND SEMESTER (SPRING 2021)
    BLOCK 1 HYBRID
Wednesday, January 13   First Day of Course
Thursday, January 14   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, January 19   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, February 1   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, February 8   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, February 9   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 2 HYBRID
Wednesday, February 10   First Day of Course
Thursday, February 11   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, February 15   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, March 1   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, March 8   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, March 9   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 3 HYBRID
Wednesday, March 10   First Day of Course
Thursday, March 11   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, March 15   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, March 29   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, April 5   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, April 6   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 4 HYBRID
Wednesday, April 7   First Day of Course
Thursday, April 8   First Class Meeting (if applicable)
Monday, April 12   Last Day to Add a Course
Monday, April 26   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Monday, May 3   Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
Tuesday, May 4   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 5 HYBRID
Tuesday, January 12   First Day of Course / First Class Meeting
Tuesday, January 26   Last Day to Add a Course
Tuesday, April 6   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, May 4   Last Day of Course / Last Class Meeting (if applicable)
    BLOCK 6 ONLINE
Tuesday, January 12   First Day of Course
Tuesday, January 26   Last Day to Add a Course
Tuesday, April 6   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, May 4   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 7 ONLINE
Wednesday, January 13   First Day of Course
Wednesday, January 20   Last Day to Add a Course
Wednesday, February 24   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, March 9   Last Day of Course
   
BLOCK 8 ONLINE
Wednesday, March 10   First Day of Course
Wednesday, March 17   Last Day to Add a Course
Wednesday, April 21   Last Day to Drop a Course (1)
Tuesday, May 4   Last Day of Course

Ready, Set, Go!

The Catawba at Home program is limited to 25 students, so secure your spot today!

Enroll now          Deposit Now

Contact Us

Daniel Allen, Catawba at Home Instructor and Student Success Coach
Daniel Allen
Cat@Home FYSS Instructor and Student Success Coach

Phone: (704) 637-4688
E-mail: djallen19@catawba.edu

Feel free to reach out to me if you have questions about the Cat@Home program!