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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Information and resources on Open Educational Resources (OER) available to faculty & students free of cost.


Please Note: The following lists may not be comprehensive. 

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STCC Zero Textbook Cost Courses

The courses on this list do not have any associated textbook or materials costs. The textbook and/or other course materials will be provided to you by the professor, for free.

ART-120 Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic Frances Riddle
ART-123 Art and Culture Frances Riddle
BIO 101 Lecture and Lab Principles of Biology Reena
BIO 231 Lecture and Lab Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 Reena Randhir
BIO 232Lecture and Lab Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 ReenaRandhir
BIO-101 Lecture and Lab Principles of Biology Michele Nash
BIO-104 Lecture and Lab Human Biology 1 Michele Nash
BIO-107 World Food Habits and Sustainability Reena Randhir
BIO-115 Nutrition Michele Nash
BUS-222 Business Decision Tools Eileen Cusick
CMP-106 Computer Basics: Concepts & Appliocations Linda Belton, Eileen Cusick
CMP-123 Access Eileen Cusick
COL-120 Transfer Readiness Rhoda Belemjian
COL-121 Career Readiness Atwater
DMP-101 Introduction To Multimedia Dan Misco
DMP-160 Lecture and Lab Audio Production Dan Misco
DMP-254 Lecture and Lab Interactive Media Dan Misco
ECE 140 The Exceptional Child Jennifer Michaelian
ECE-110 Child Growth & Development Jennifer Wallace-Johnson
ECN-102 Principles of Microeconomics Samar Reine
EDU-150 Early Childhood Curriculum Katy Reed
ENG-101 English Composition 1 Natalie Metzger, Denise Flaim, Jacqueline Newman, James Riddle, sara krokov,
ENG-101 Honors English Composition 1 Yasotha Sriharan
ENG-102 English Composition 2 Natalie Metzger, Jacqueline Newman, James Riddle
ENG-104 Technical and Professional Writing Natalie Metzger, Marcia Sias
ENG-105 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Jacqueline Newman, Kristy Perry

ENG-130 Introduction to Mythology PJ Jongbloed
ENG-131 Diverse Voices in Short Stories and Poetry Kristy Perry
FYE-101 First Year Experience ALL INSTRUCTORS
HIS-110 Survey of Early US History and Government John Diffley
HIS-111 Modern US History Richard Norman
LEO-100 Lab & Laser Safety Nicholas Massa
LEO-110 Introduction to Optics & Photonics Nicholas Massa
LEO-250 Senior Projects Research Nicholas Massa
MAT-061 Pre-Algebra / Pre-Statistics Vanessa Hill
MAT-063 Foundations of Elementary Algebra Vanessa Hill
MAT-101 Math in a Modern Society Ann Simao
MAT-115 Statistics Vanessa Hill
MAT-124 Technical Mathematics 1 James A. McDonald
MAT-127 Business Calculus Vanessa Hill
MAT-131 Calculus 1 Ann Simao
MAT-132 Calculus 2 Vanessa Hill
MET-101 Intro to Engineering Tech Lineisha M. Dominicci-Rosario
MGT-101 Principles of Management Christina Atwater, Diane Sabato
MGT-230 Business Ethics Christina Atwater
MGT-260 Organizational Behavior Christina Atwater
OIT-111 Communications/ Editing 2 Eileen Cusick
PHl-101 Intro to Philosophy Sondra Peron
PHL-110 World Religions Linda Meccouri
PHL-120 Critical Thinking Natalie Metzger, sara krokov
PHL-201 Ethics in the Modern World John Diffley
PSY-101 General Psychology Dr. Linda J. Prystupa, Julie Nasser, Yezenia Lopez
PSY-210 Human Growth and Development Theresa Przybylowicz
PSY-216 Social Psychology Yezenia Lopez
PSY-220 Adolescent Psychology Dr. Linda J. Prystupa
PSY-230 Abnormal Psychology Jennifer Wallace-Johnson
PTA-101 Introduction to Physical Therapy Eileen Frink
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology Julie Nasser, Gloria DeFillipo
SOC-111 Diversity & Social Justice Jennifer Wallace-Johnson
SOC-205 Sociology of the Family Jennifer Wallace-Johnson
SWK-101 Intro to Social Work Jennifer Wallace-Johnson
SWK-103 Counseling Techniques Elisabeth Cantor
SWK-203 Group Work Jennifer Wallace-Johnson

STCC Reduced Cost Courses

The following courses have a total materials cost of $50 or less when purchased new at the STCC Bookstore.

CMP-106 Computer Basics Concepts and Applications Christina Scharbaai
ENG-095 Integrated Reading and Writing 2 Nancy Pickett
ENG-101 English Composition 1 Joe Earls, Kristy Perry, Nancy Pickett
ENG-102 English Composition 2 Yasotha Sriharan, PJ Jongbloed
ENG-107 Introduction to Creative Writing PJ Jongbloed
GAT-125 Lecture and Lab Typography & Layout Dan Misco
MKT-101 Principles of Marketing Diane Sabato
PHL-255 Ethics in human services / social work Jennifer Wallace-Johnson
PHL-120 Critical Thinking PJ Jongbloed