Online Learning

Student Using ComputerKnow what to expect when you sign up for a class.  Merced College offers online, hybrid and  web-enhanced classes in addition to the traditional on-campus variety.  Learn about the differences below.

  1. Online:  Courses are 100% online. No on-campus meetings are required.

  2. On-Campus:  Traditional courses which meet on campus only for face-to-face instruction.

  3. Hybrid:  Courses have some combination of online and face-to-face instruction. Some courses may only require one face-to-face session for orientation or testing, while others may require numerous in-class sessions.

  4. Web-Enhanced:  Regular courses that are held on campus with some content and/or assignments online.