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College classes are offered through Brigham Young University (BYU). BYU’s distance education program offers over 600 courses to over 100,000 people throughout the world. BYU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Courses are taken through a paper/pencil version. The student studies the materials, submits their lessons, takes a final exam and receives a course grade that can be transferred to the school of their choice. Turning Winds Academic Institute is a college testing center and students are able to take their midterms and finals at the institute.

College Courses students can take at Turning Winds Academic Institute (Each course is three college credits)

  • Anthropology – Introduction to Archaeology
  • Anthropology – Social/Cultural Anthropology
  • Communications – Mass Communication and Society
  • English – College Writing and Reading
  • Geography – Global Environment: Understanding Physical Geography
  • History – American Heritage
  • History – Twentieth-Century Russia
  • History – World Civilization to 1500
  • Humanities – An Introduction to the Humanities
  • Language – First-Year German 1
  • Mathematics – College Algebra
  • Mathematics – Trigonometry
  • Music – Introduction to Music
  • Political Science – American Government and Politics
  • Psychology – Introduction to Psychology
  • Science – Elementary College Chemistry
  • Science – Geology: Life of the Past
  • Science – Introduction to Geology
  • Science – Physical Science Fundamentals
  • Science – Physics: Introductory Applied Physics, Part 1
  • Science – Physics: Introductory Applied Physics, Part 2
  • Science – Principles of Biology
  • Science – Science of Biology
  • Sociology – Introductory Sociology