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What is your primary goal with Outlier?

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Now for the fun part, choosing your courses!

Please select 1 Liberal Arts course

Your program starts with Liberal Arts where you'll be able get the hang of Outlier.

Take your pick from 3 of these modern classics. (Note: taking Philosophy requires a reading comprehension pretest):

  • Intro to Psychology

    The science of the mind. Learn more

  • Intro to Sociology

    Explore the fabric of society. Learn more

  • Intro to Philosophy

    The big questions, examined. Learn more

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Intro to Philosophy Pretest (5 min)

Intro to Philosophy gives you the tools to ask—and answer—life’s most important questions. This pretest doesn't test for philosophical ability, just that students have the reading comprehension skills to succeed in the course.

We recommend that any student who scores a 50% or lower take Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology which have no prerequisites.


Congratulations, you passed!

Nice work. You’re ready to take Intro to Philosophy. We can’t wait to see you in class.

You scored below 50%

That's ok, you have options: We recommend you start with Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology instead.

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Please select 1 Business course

This will be your 2nd course in the program.

  • Intro to Business

    The art of creating value. Learn more

  • Principles of Economics

    Economics in a nutshell. Learn more

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Please choose 1 Math course

Build yourself a solid mathematics foundation with either College Algebra or Precalculus as your third course in the program.

  • College Algebra

    Math rules everything around us. Learn more

  • Precalculus

    Master the building blocks of Calculus. Learn more

What’s the difference between College Algebra and Precalculus?

  • College Algebra

    College Algebra

    • Contains 7 chapters of content (3 fewer than Precalculus)
    • Moves at a slightly more relaxed pace than Precalculus
    • Does not include trigonometry unit
  • Precalculus


    • Contains 10 chapters of content
    • Covers the same content as College Algebra + a trigonometry unit
    • Is a prerequisite for Calculus I (and recommended for future STEM studies)

Both courses:

  • Specifically designed for students with high school- or GED-level math literacy
  • No prior experience in a college-level math course necessary

What fields of study are you currently interested in?

  • History, Literature, Philosophy, Languages, Visual arts

  • Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Sociology

  • Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Biology

  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, IT, Network Administrator, and Cyber Security

  • Engineering, Architecture and Design, Environmental Studies

  • Business Administration, Management, Marketing

  • Journalism, Mass media, Public Relations, Broadcasting

  • Graphic Design, Animation, Video Game Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design

  • Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Health Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

  • Human Physical Performance and Recreation, Nursing, Medicine

Please select one or more.

Based on your unique interests, we recommend that you enroll in:

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Great choices!

Now take a moment to get to know your required composition course

Composition requirement

This will be your final foundational course in the program.

College Writing I

Unlock the power of words. Learn more

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Courses 2 to 4 will follow your first course, but you can edit the start dates from your dashboard.

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