First Semester Courses with Geneva-Portage

Partnership with Geneva-Portage

All associate degree programs at AIMS Education require a minimum of 20 general education (GE) credits. AIMS Education has formed a contracting agreement with Geneva College in partnership with Portage Learning (Geneva-Portage) to provide general education courses during the first semester.

Students enrolled in an associate degree program will complete 6-9 credits of general education coursework with Geneva-Portage. The courses will be taken online through the Portage Learning platform and must be completed within the first semester of the associate degree program. The remaining general education credits will be completed through AIMS.

All courses completed under the terms of the contracting agreement between AIMS Education and Geneva-Portage will earn credit at AIMS. Geneva College is accredited by the Middles States Commission on Higher Education. Portage Learning is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools.

All coursework taken independently through Portage Learning, or any other institution, must follow the standard transfer credit policy.

AIMS / Geneva-Portage Course Equivalency Guide

The course codes and titles for the general education courses at AIMS Education may vary from the Geneva-Portage courses. Please refer to the chart below to identify the equivalent courses that will be taken through Geneva-Portage.

Institution
Course Code
Course Title
AIMS Education
Geneva-Portage
ENG 101
ENGL 101
English Composition I
English Composition I
AIMS Education
Geneva-Portage
MAT 104
MATH 101
Math Concepts
College Algebra
AIMS Education
Geneva-Portage
PHY 101
PHYS 165
Introduction to Physics
Physics
AIMS Education
Geneva-Portage
PSY 102
PSYC 101
General Psychology
General Psychology


First Semester Courses by Program

The charts below identify the general education courses taken during the first semester of each associate degree program.

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Course Code
Course Title
Institution
Delivery
Credits
ENGL 101
English Composition I
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHI 103
Ethics of Healthcare
AIMS Education
Online
3
MATH 101
College Algebra
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHYS 165
Physics
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
Course Code
Course Title
Institution
Delivery
Credits
ENGL 101
English Composition I
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHI 103
Ethics of Healthcare
AIMS Education
Online
3
MATH 101
College Algebra
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHYS 165
Physics
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
Course Code
Course Title
Institution
Delivery
Credits
ENGL 101
English Composition I
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PSYC 101
General Psychology
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
MATH 101
College Algebra
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHI 103
Ethics of Healthcare
AIMS Education
Online
3
Course Code
Course Title
Institution
Delivery
Credits
ENGL 101
English Composition I
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHI 103
Ethics of Healthcare
AIMS Education
Online
3
MATH 101
College Algebra
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
CIS 150
Introduction to Computer Science
AIMS Education
Online
3
Course Code
Course Title
Institution
Delivery
Credits
ENGL 101
English Composition I
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PSYC 101
General Psychology
Geneva-Portage
Online
3
PHI 103
Ethics of Healthcare
AIMS Education
Online
3
BIO 113
Introduction to Microbiology
AIMS Education
Online
3


Taking Classes with Geneva-Portage

All Geneva-Portage courses are offered exclusively online through PortageLearning.edu. The Geneva-Portage courses will be online, self-paced, and asynchronous. They will be structured in a manner that aligns with the academic calendar at AIMS Education, ensuring course completion by the end of the first semester.

The cost-per-credit for the Geneva-Portage courses will be equivalent to the cost-per-credit for associate degree programs at AIMS Education. Students also have the option to take the general education courses directly through Portage Learning. Courses taken directly through Portage Learning may have a different cost-per-credit rate, and eligible students will not be able to utilize federal financial aid.