Give JSU a Try for Free!

Thinking about returning to college, but not quite sure if you’re ready to take the plunge? Whether you want to start a degree or finish one, at JSU you can Try It for free!

  • Earn 3 undergraduate credit hours
  • Fully online and self-paced
  • Pass/no credit grading policy
  • No tuition, no fees, no textbook charges
  • Class starts August 18, 2021

Free course offerings are also open to current JSU students and alumni, as well as those interested in the course for personal enrichment only.

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Fall 2021 Course Offering

SW 306- Stress, Coping, & Resilience

This course will explore different types of stress, consequences of stress, differences in perceived stress, coping strategies, and holistic methods for improving coping and resilience in response to challenging life events. The goal of this course is to explore the scientific understanding of stress (e.g., negative life events, psychological and physiological stress) coping, and resilience. The course will be taught from a multidisciplinary, evidence-based perspective, including social, cognitive/psychological, physical, and biological responses to stress. By the end of the course, students will have a better understanding of the types of stress, causes and consequences of stress, and strategies for coping with stress and building resilience.

Ready to Try It? Choose Your Student Status...

Attended JSU in the Past

  • Complete the undergraduate readmissions application (directions below)
  • Choose “Transient or Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate” as the application type (unless you plan to return to complete a degree, in which case you should select "Continuing Degree Seeking" and choose your intended major). 
  • If you are not seeking a degree, select "Non-Degree Seeking" as your intended major.
  • Select that you are planning to take the "Try It" course on your application.
  • You will receive an admissions decision email with next steps on enrolling!

Currently Enrolled

  • You can take this course too!  
  • Speak to your advisor.

Never Attended JSU

  • Complete the undergraduate transfer and transient/non-degree seeking application.
  • Choose that you are applying for admission as a “Transient or Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate” as the application type (unless you plan to return to complete a degree, in which case you should select "First-Time Transfer" and choose your intended major). 
  • If you are not seeking a degree, select that you are a "Non-Degree Seeking" student.
  • Select that you are planning to take the "Try It" course on your application.
  • Email enroll@jsu.edu or call 256-782-5037 to receive a free application waiver code.
  • Submit a transcript from the last school you attended. (You must be in good academic standing from your last attended institution to qualify.)
  • You will receive an admissions decision email with next steps on enrolling!

Have Questions?

We are here to help!

Contact:

256-782-5037
enroll@jsu.edu  


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