OENC: Targeted Courses

In the first years of the Open Education North Carolina initiative, NC LIVE and its partners assessed and selected open textbooks for the most frequently taught courses across NC’s 2- and 4-year colleges and universities. 

The top 42 courses that we curated materials for are listed below. If you see a course you teach or you teach a course closely related to one below, browse our curated open textbooks in the Open Education North Carolina Collection.

ACA122 College Transfer Success College Transfer Success
ACC120 Principles of Accounting I Principles of Accounting
ART111 Art Appreciation Art Appreciation
BIO110 Principles of Biology Principles of Biology 1
BIO111 General Biology I Principles of Biology
BIO112 General Biology II Principles of Biology II
BIO168 Anatomy and Physiology I Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
BIO169 Anatomy and Physiology II Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
BUS110 Introduction To Business  
BUS115 Business Law I Business Law I
CHM151 General Chemistry I General Chemistry I
CHM152 General Chemistry II General Chemistry II
CIS110 Introduction to Computers Business Computing I
COM110 Introduction to Communication Introduction to Communication
COM120 Interpersonal Communication Interpersonal Communication
COM231 Public Speaking Public Speaking
DMA010 Operations with Integers Operations with Integers
DRE098 Integrated Reading Writing III Integrated Reading Writing III
ECO251 Principles of Microeconomics Principles of Microeconomics
ECO252  Principles of Macroeconomics Principles of Macroeconomics
ENG111 Expository Writing College Writing 1
ENG112 Argument-Based Research College Writing 2
ENG114 Prof Research & Reporting Prof Research & Reporting
HEA110 Personal Health/Wellness Personal Health/Wellness
HIS111 World Civilizations I World History
HIS131 American History I  American History
HIS132 American History II American History
HUM115 Critical Thinking Critical Thinking
MAT143 Quantitative Literacy Quantitative Literacy
MAT152 Statistical Methods I Introduction to Statistics
MAT171 Precalculus Algebra Precalculus
MAT172 Precalculus Trigonometry Precalculus Trigonometry
MUS110 Music Appreciation Music Appreciation
PED110 Fit and Well for Life Fitness
PHI240 Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics
POL120 American Government Introduction to Government in US
PSY150 General Psychology Introduction to Psychology
PSY241 Developmental Psychology Developmental Psychology
REL110 World Religions Introduction to Religion
SOC210 Introduction to Sociology Introduction to Sociology
SPA111 Elementary Spanish I Elementary Spanish I
SPA112 Elementary Spanish II Elementary Spanish II

Note: We have included the standardized course IDs for the NC Community College System, but the course IDs and titles for the UNC System and NC Independent Colleges and Universities vary by institution and thus are not listed.

See our Awarded Grants page for a list of courses for which open educational resources have been successfully adopted, or are in the process of being adopted, by North Carolina faculty through the Open Education North Carolina grant program.