eBook Pilot Program

During the October 2015 term, the University ran a pilot program where free electronic textbooks (eBooks) were available in nine popular courses. Students enrolled in courses featuring the new eBooks had the option of ordering and purchasing printed versions of their textbooks if they prefer that format.  

Courses in which eBooks were piloted during the October 2015 term:

Course Name Course Code eBooks are Available for the Following Course Formats:
Introduction to Mass Communications I COM-120 Online and Guided Study Courses
Introduction to Mass Communications II COM-121 Online and Guided Study Courses
Interpersonal Communication COM-330 Online Courses
Managerial Communications MAN-373 Online and Guided Study Courses
Ethics and the Business Professional PHI-384 Online and Guided Study Courses
Introduction to Psychology PSY-101 Online, Guided Study and e-Pack® Courses
Introduction to Sociology SOC-101 Online and Guided Study Courses
Marriage and the Family SOC-210 Online and Guided Study Courses
Drugs and Society SOS-304 Online and Guided Study Courses


Students who enrolled in courses in which free eBooks are piloted will be given access to their eBook(s) once the October term begins. Students who elected to use the free eBook option in their courses were required to participate in a brief survey during the October term.  

Check back to this page to learn more about future pilots involving eBooks.