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Have you dropped below your full-time course load this semester and need to get back to at least 12 credit hours? Are you struggling in one of your current courses and need to take an additional course to maintain or boost your GPA? Want to get ahead by picking up an extra course before the new semester begins?

If so, then Acadeum may be right for you!

How it Works

Fontbonne University offers a variety of online courses through Acadeum, a consortium of like-minded accredited colleges and universities that share online course offerings. You can see a list of pre-approved online consortium courses below. A course taken through this consortium is considered institutional credit and will impact student grade-point averages just like any other FBU course.

Courses taken during the winter term will be included as part of the fall semester course load.

Cost

  • If you are enrolled between 12-15 credit hours in the current semester, you will be charged a $500 fee to enroll in an Acadeum course. 
  • If you dropped or withdrew from a course in the current semester such that your course load is now currently less than 12 credit hours, you may add an Acadeum course within the current semester to boost you back to the full-time course load of 12+ hours. You will be charged a $500 fee for adding an Acadeum course. 
  • If you are part-time (fewer than 12 credit hours) and adding an Acadeum course keeps you at less than 12 hours, you will be charged Fontbonne’s usual rate for each additional credit hour. There is no additional enrollment fee in this situation.  
  • If enrolling in an Acadeum course pushes your course load above 18 credit hours, you will be charged Fontbonne’s usual rate for each credit hour above 18 hours. There is no additional enrollment fee in this situation.  

For purposes of enrollment, winter term courses offered through Acadeum are included as part of the fall semester.

How to Register

To register for an Acadeum course, students need to create an Acadeum account and also submit a Change of Registration form.

To register for an Acadeum course, sign up for an Acadeum account using your Fontbonne email address. Then, go to settings and complete the full student profile, including your student ID and home address. You can then search the Acadeum system for available courses in upcoming terms and submit a request through Acadeum to enroll in your preferred Acadeum course.

On Fontbonne’s add/drop form, input the relevant Acadeum course number and title from the table below and enter the word “ACADEUM” in the instructor signature space. MAKE SURE BOTH THE STUDENT AND ADVISOR SIGNATURES ARE INCLUDED before submitting the add/drop form. Signatures can appear on the form itself or via an email thread of consent by both the student and the advisor. Once completed, submit the add/drop form to Sr. Kristina DeNeve at kdeneve@fontbonne.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact Sr. Kristina DeNeve in Academic Affairs at kdeneve@fontbonne.edu or 314-889-1408.

Course Equivalencies

These equivalencies are valid for the winter 2020 term. Winter 2020 courses with start dates available here.

Additional Acadeum Course Options

If the current list of approved courses does not meet your needs, feel free to look through Acadeum course offerings and email Sr. Kristina DeNeve at kdeneve@fontbonne.edu if you see a course that might work for you. 

Fontbonne Course Number Fontbonne Course Title Acadeum Course ID Acadeum Course Title
ACT 210 Financial Accounting ACC 1901 Principles of Accounting I
ACT 220 Managerial Accounting ACC 1902 Principles of Accounting II
CIS 100 Computer Technology: Issues and Applications CAPP 130 Computer Applications
CIS 120 Overview of Computer and Information Science IS 2501 Fundamentals of Information Systems for Organizations
COM 208 Digital Publications Workshop COMM 2255 Writing for Media
ENG 101 Composition I ENGL 1311 Composition I
ENG 102 Composition II ENGL 2111 Reading and Writing Arguments
ENG 251 World Literature LIT 251 Global Literature
FIN 230 Personal Finance ECON 239 Personal Finance
HST 105 United States to 1865 HIST 1321 The United States to 1865
MGT 210 Management Principles BUA 110 66 2 Principles of Management
MKT 210 Marketing Principles MKT 3331 Introductory Marketing Concepts and Strategies
MKT 210 Marketing Principles MKT 2501 Principles of Marketing
MKT 340 Consumer Behavior MKT 2502 Consumer Behavior
MTH 115 Introduction to Statistics MAT 110 Probability and Statistics
MUS 108 Music Appreciation MUS 1110 Understanding Musical Arts
PHL 228 Environmental Ethics ENV 1112 Environmental Concepts and Issues
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 1110 General Psychology
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 182 General Psychology
PSY 200 Developmental Psychology PSYC 1500 Human Development
REL 293 Special Topics RELS 1325 The Religious Quest
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