You must have access to a computer with e-mail and Internet capabilities.
Courses are offered using a learning management system such as Blackboard or Canvas. Tutorials are available to familiarize yourself with these learning management systems.
Discussion and interaction most often takes place via e-mail, discussion groups or chat rooms on-line. A conservative list of recommendations for using Blackboard or Canvas, the online course system, includes the following:
- Platform: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, ME; MacOS 9 or Mac OS X.
- Hardware: 64 MB of RAM, 1 G of free disk space
- Software: Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Modem: 56K
DPD-Only: 30 courses (15 provided by UNC)
BS: A minimum of 120 credits including the DPD courses
Time to Completion:
5 terms (18 months)
Online program starts each summer term