Curriculum & Textbooks


Curriculum requirements vary by degree program, review eCore course options with your academic advisor.  

eCore/KSU Course Equivalencies Table
EXCEPTION: eCore BIOL 1011K and eCore GEOG 1011K are both equivalent to KSU SCI 1101 therefore students will receive credit for one of the eCore courses but not both.

eCore Course Descriptions

Textbooks & Lab Kits                                      

Open Educational Resource The required textbooks for eCore courses may be different from the ones used in KSU courses.

Free online textbooks (Open Educational Resources, OER)
are digital textbooks available inside the course at no cost to the student.

OERs are currently available in the following courses:
CHEM 1211K*, CHEM 1212K*, COMM 1100,
ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, ENGL 2111, ENGL 2112,
ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132, ENVS 2202, ETEC 1101,
GEOL 1011K*, HIST 1111, HIST 2111, MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1113, MATH 1401,
MATH 1501, PHIL 2010, PHYS 1211K*, POLS 1101, PSYC 1101 and SOCI 1101.

* Purchase of lab kit required. Lab kits are not available through the KSU Bookstore.

Alternate textbook resources - MBS Direct. For questions about your order, call 1-800-325-3252.