Online Learning Degree Programs
Clark College eLearning offers the following flexible degree options:
Online AA Programs
The following degrees are available fully online, or through a combination of online, hybrid, and weekend classes:
Associate in Arts General Transfer - DTA
Business Administration -DTA/MRP
For more information regarding these programs, please contact the Advising department.
Weekend Degree Program
Weekend Degree classes are taught in hybrid format. The classes are primarily online with mandatory in-person meetings in a traditional classroom setting at least once a month/three times per quarter. In-person meetings are either Saturday morning, or Saturday afternoon.
For more information about degree specifications at Clark College, see the College Catalog.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between Online, Hybrid, Weekend Degree, and Web Enhanced classes?
Online, Hybrid, and Weekend Degree are all different eLearning modalities. In other words, different formats for the same course. Web Enhanced classes are traditional on-campus classes (no seat time is replace with online learning) that are enhanced by any required web-based tool (Canvas or otherwise). To see a detailed description of each modality, see What is eLearning.
How do I find out what eLearning classes are offered this term?
You can filter the online schedule to see only eLearning classes. Select Schedule Options and check the eLearning checkbox.
How do Weekend Degree classes work?
The classes are taught in a hybrid format. The majority of class will be spent in an online learning environment, however, designated meetings in a traditional classroom setting are scheduled either Saturday morning or Saturday afternoon at least once a month/three times per quarter. These meetings are mandatory and missing them can adversely affect your grade.
Do I need a computer to take eLearning classes?
While owning a computer is not a requirement, to be most successful in eLearning classes it is highly recommended you have the following:
- Access to a reliable computer with high speed or DSL Internet connectivity. Specific technical requirements can be found on the Technical Requirements page.
- Basic computer skills including keyboarding, Internet, email, and word-processing.
If you need to purchase a computer you have the option to make your purchase through the Clark College Bookstore.
When do eLearning classes start?
eLearning classes follow the same academic calendar as all other Clark College classes. Online, Weekend Degree, and most hybrid classes begin online the first day of the term unless otherwise noted in the schedule.
Are eLearning classes self-paced?
No. eLearning classes follow a specific progression throughout the term. You cannot complete the classes at your own pace.
Can I receive Financial Aid for eLearning classes?
Please contact the Financial Aid office to determine your eligibility and to apply for financial aid. Ask about grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment opportunities.
I am new to eLearning. How do I get started?
See Getting Started for a breakdown of steps to get a successful start in your eLearning classes.
Who do I contact for questions/advising/support for eLearning classes?
See Getting Help for advice on who to contact for support.
How to I contact my eLearning instructor?
Typically your instructor will list their preferred method of communication in their syllabus. Prior to the term, you can find their contact information when you click their name in the online class schedule. If you are having difficulty contacting your instructor, you can contact the academic department.
How do I file a complaint?
Any student with a complaint who feels they have been treated unfairly will have the right to be heard fairly and promptly. The college recognizes that disputes may sometimes arise and requires the parties involved to resolve the conflict informally whenever possible. If resolution cannot be reached, a formal complaint process will be provided in order to assure impartial and equitable resolution for those conflicts. See the Student Complaint Process page to read more about your next steps.
I am struggling academically and/or personally and I don't know who to contact.
The Peer Mentors help students connect to Clark College and community resources, navigate the college community, and meet academic goals. Peer mentors enjoy working with people, have a wide range of experiences at Clark College and a willingness to share those experiences with current students, prospective students and their families.