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TRACS Course Suspensions and Canvas Course Openings

Because of Texas State's transition from TRACS to Canvas as our learning management system for self-paced correspondence courses, enrollments for correspondence courses in TRACS were temporarily suspended, as courses have been in the process of transition from TRACS to Canvas.

Courses are re-opening in Canvas. Check the course listings below, to see if a course is suspended or if the course has re-opened in Canvas.

All correspondence courses are expected to reopen, with enrollment in Canvas, by Fall 2020.

For more information on Canvas and the migration from TRACS to Canvas, please visit the Department of Information Technology's Canvas Information webpage.


This is a complete listing of correspondence self-paced courses offered through this office. For more detailed course information, the number of assignments and exams, and any necessary course media, click on the course title.

Note: Courses in production that are currently unavailable are indicated.

The course numbering system has four digits for each course, with the first digit indicating the level of the course, the second digit showing semester-hour value, and the last two digits reflecting the departmental sequence. Thus, English 2330 is a sophomore-level course of three semester hours.

All writing-intensive courses are designated (WI).


For information about acquiring course materials, please see the Course Materials page.

To access the course website, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. A $10-per-credit-hour online fee applies.

Before enrolling in an online correspondence self-paced course, take the Online Learning Readiness Self-Assessment, which will help you determine if online correspondence self-paced courses are a good fit for you.


Courses with an asterisk (*) are within Texas State's general education core curriculum.

 

Art

ART 2313* Introduction to Fine Arts – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course Course now open in Canvas!

Criminal Justice

CJ 3329 Introduction to Forensic Evidence – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

CJ 4365 (WI) Comparative Criminal Justice – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

Dance

DAN 2313* Introduction to Fine Arts – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

English

ENG 1310 and 1320 are prerequisites to all other English courses.

ENG 1310* College Writing I – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

ENG 1320* College Writing II – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

Students must complete second-year English requirements prior to advanced English courses.

ENG 2310* (WI) British Literature before 1785 – Six-Month Self-Paced Course Course now open in Canvas!

ENG 2320* (WI) British Literature since 1785 – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

ENG 2340* (WI) World Literature since 1600 – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course Course now open in Canvas!.

ENG 2359* (WI) American Literature before 1865 – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

ENG 2360* (WI) American Literature since 1865 – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

ENG 3322 (WI) The European Novel – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

ENG 3338 (WI) The American Novel – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

ENG 3368 (WI) The English Novel – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

Health Information Management

HIM 2360 Medical Terminology – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

History

HIST 1310* (WI) History of the United States to 1877 – Course closed

HIST 1320* (WI) History of The United States, 1877 to Date – Course closed

HIST 3315 (WI) History of England I  – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

HIST 3316 (WI) History of England II – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

Mathematics

MATH 1315* College Algebra – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

MATH 1316* Survey of Contemporary Mathematics – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

MATH 1319* Mathematics for Business and Economics I – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

Music

MU 2313* Introduction to Fine Arts – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

Philosophy

PHIL 1305* (WI) Philosophy and Critical Thinking – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

PHIL 1320* (WI) Ethics and Society – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

Political Science

POSI 2310* Principles of American Government – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, fall 2020.

POSI 2320* Functions of American Government – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, fall 2020.

PS 4352 / POSI 4356 (WI) International Law – Course closed

Psychology

PSY 1300 is a prerequisite to all other psychology courses.

PSY 1300* Introduction to Psychology – Course closed

PSY 2311 Psychology of Human Sexuality – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

PSY 3300 Lifespan Development – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

PSY 3315 Abnormal Psychology – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

PSY 3333 Industrial Psychology – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, fall 2020.

PSY 4391 (WI) History and Theory – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

Sociology

SOCI 1310* Introduction to Sociology – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

SOCI 3337 The Family – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

Spanish

Students who begin SPAN 1410 toward general education requirements must also complete 1420.

SPAN 1410 Beginning Spanish I Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

SPAN 1420 Beginning Spanish II – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!

SPAN 2310 Intermediate Spanish I – Six-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

SPAN 2320 Intermediate Spanish II – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course temporarily closed. Reopens in Canvas, early fall 2020.

Theatre

TH 2313* Introduction to Fine Arts – Nine-Month Self-Paced Course – Course now open in Canvas!