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ONLINE COURSES

Spring Semester (January - April 2024)

Arts & Entertainment
36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $279

English Language Skills

For Au Pairs: Advanced

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $279

Explore Our Environment

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $279

Discover the U.S.

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $279

Make a Difference

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $279

Combo Make a Difference & Discover The U.S. 

72 Hours

(Equivalent to 6 credits)

Price: $500

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All Online Courses are: 
 

  • Offered in collaboration with Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC). They fulfill the educational requirements for J-1 visa holders.​
     

  • Open Enrollment, meaning students can register at any time. You will receive a link inviting you to your course within 48 business hours (Monday - Friday) after registering.
     

  • Self-paced. Work on assignments when it best fits YOUR schedule! 
     

Questions about online courses? Contact us!

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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Build your creative skills and get in touch with your inner artist! Get an in-depth look at both visual and performing arts in the United States.

Already have experience in the arts? Deepen your skills with this course! No background in arts and entertainment? That's okay! You will practice exciting visual and performing arts skills while learning about influential artists and artistic styles from the United States.

 

Our activities and classes will teach you about photography, theater, film, dance, music, and graphic design. You will learn about the important role the arts play in individuals and communities, and hear valuable tips from professionals about how to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, including an exclusive interview with an Emmy award winning director and producer!

EXPLORE OUR ENVIRONMENT

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Would you like to learn more about our environment, the exciting field of environmental science, or how to help solve environmental problems? Then this Explore Our Environment Online Course is for you! It provides an introduction to the field of environmental science. Assignments and activities in the course are designed to allow you to explore the environment in a way that promotes critical thinking, research, and creative problem solving skills.
 

You will also participate in interactive online discussions with fellow students where you'll discuss environmental concerns and solutions related to your host community, the United States, your home country and globally. You will learn about important topics within the field of environmental science, such as climate change, natural disasters, sustainability, careers in the environmental science field, and creating environmental policy. This self-paced course is ideal for students with all levels of experience in the field of environmental science, from beginner to advanced!

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR AU PAIRS: ADVANCED

Join our Spring Semester (January - April 2024) Any Time!

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Improve your English without ever leaving home! Our advanced online language courses are perfect for busy au pairs. You will learn language essential for living and traveling in the United States. All coursework is to be completed at your own pace and entirely online. 

In this course, you will learn about dollar notes, coins, and slang terms for money, as well as familiarizing yourself with how to order food in the US and learning food prep vocabulary. You complete assignments about the story of Black Friday and the history of English. And as part of the Book Club assignment, you will have a chance to read in English and share what you've learned with your classmates. You will learn the basics of writing formal and informal emails.

This course is a great way to become more comfortable and confident with your English language skills. 

DISCOVER THE U.S.

Join our Spring Semester (January - April 2024) Any Time!

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Our combination of pre-recorded lecture classes, virtual tours, online discussions, and assignments are designed to help you make the most of your time here in the States! 

 

In this course, you will learn key facts about American history and culture, and examine how these have influenced the American Dream. You will gain in depth knowledge of U.S. geography, history, politics and government, as well as U.S. rituals and traditions.

You will learn about cowboy culture and the history of the Southwest region of the U.S., and virtually discover America’s most beautiful landscapes and national parks!

In addition to gaining a greater understanding of the United States, you will also have the opportunity to share your home country’s culture with other students and compare it to key aspects of American life.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Join our Spring Semester (January - April 2024) Any Time!

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Learn the skills you need to make a positive difference in your community and in your own personal life! Through a combination of pre-recorded lecture classes, engaging activities and online discussions with fellow students, this course teaches how you can be the change you want to see in the world.

You will learn how to better cope with challenging situations through mindfulness and conflict resolution classes. Share your cultural background and experiences with fellow au pairs, and learn about the rich cultural diversity present in U.S. communities.

Build your cultural awareness skills and learn techniques about how to successfully collaborate with people who are different from you. You will also share ways to stay connected to and volunteer in your community through using an online platform. Make a positive change within yourself and in your community today!

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COMBO MAKE A DIFFERENCE & DISCOVER THE U.S.

Join our Spring Semester (January - April 2024) Any Time!

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Our Combo Make a Difference & Discover The U.S. course is the best of both worlds! Explore yourself, your relationships, and the United States in this engaging online course. 

 

In the Make a Difference section, you'll learn the skills you need to make a positive difference in your community and in your own personal life. You will learn how to better cope with challenging situations through mindfulness and conflict resolution classes. Share your cultural background and experiences with fellow au pairs, and learn about the rich cultural diversity present in U.S. communities. Build your cultural awareness skills and learn techniques about how to successfully collaborate with people who are different from you. You will also share ways to stay connected to and volunteer in your community through using an online platform. 

 

In our Discover the U.S. course, you will discover and explore what the United States has to offer! Learn key facts about American history and culture and examine how these have influenced the American Dream. Gain in depth knowledge of U.S. geography, history, politics and government, as well as U.S. rituals and traditions. You will learn about cowboy culture and the history of the Southwest region of the U.S., and virtually discover America’s most beautiful landscapes and national parks! In addition to gaining a greater understanding of the United States, you will also have the opportunity to share your home country’s culture with other students and compare it to key aspects of American life.

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