CD-ROM/DVD Military Courses

The following courses are available through NCPACE Program to active-duty service members. All Governors State University NCPACE courses are three semester credit hours.

Please note: books and supplies are not included with the Tuition Assistance Voucher, and it is the students responsibility to order these items asap once registered for the course. Course materials requiring separate purchase can be ordered online though the retailer of your choice.

  • ADDS-5100 Substance Abuse: Current Concepts


    Examines physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of drug abuse and includes historical and contemporary patterns. Examines past and present drug abuse treatment modalities and analyzes factors and institutions at the local, state and national level that affect the delivery of substance abuse services. Includes legal and ethical issues in drug abuse.

  • COMS-4522 Family Communication (Formerly COMS 4140)


    Examines the ways in which family members communicate, make decisions, settle conflict and learn to relate to one another. This course is especially relevant because of the profound changes that are currently affecting the family unit. More children are born to single parents, more families have both partners working, more couples are commuting, more couples are divorcing and more step-families are being formed than ever before.

  • ENGL-3108 Living Literature: The Classics and You


    An introduction to a selection of the "classics" of the Western Literary Tradition. Beginning with Genesis, students will read and discuss Homer, Sophocles, Virgil, Dante, Shakespeare, Moliere, Milton, Voltaire, Goethe, Flaubert, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Kafka. The orientation of the course is the relevance of these texts to our lives.

  • INST-4110 World of Art


    Compares objects from eight differing contexts and diverse geographical world areas and contrasts the imagery, cultural circumstances and the world view within which the art was created and in which it functioned.

  • PSYC-1605 Love: What Everyone Needs to Know


    Explores the intricacies and problems of close, committed, interpersonal relationships, including marriage.  Discusses the important relationship concepts and standards.  The course includes a unit on military marriage and the challenges.

  • PSYC-2345 Social Psychology


    Provides a comprehensive overview of psychology. Presents concepts, theories, and data from various subfields in psychology, including sensation-perception, learning, memory, personality, abnormal, social, developmental and physiological.

  • PSYC-1606 Sex: What Everyone Needs to Know


    An introduction to human sexuality. Emphasizes understanding the bio-psychological factors in human sexual functioning. Provides an opportunity for students to explore their own values and attitudes.


  • SOSC-3200 Dealing with Diversity


    Designed to help students recognize and appreciate the differences and similarities between diverse groups and individuals in our multicultural society, such as those distinguished by race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation, ability and age.