Online Courses for College Students and Lifelong Learners

General Chemistry: Concept Development and Application

This course will cover the topics of a full year, two semester General Chemistry course. We will use a free on-line textbook, Concept Development Studies in Chemistry, available via Rice’s Connexions ...

Global Financial Markets and Instruments

Get a running start in the high-stakes world of financial investment! This first course is designed to help you become an informed investor by providing you with the essential concepts for long-term s...

GMAT Review Prep

Prepare for the GMAT® with the only GMAT Prep Class in Houston sponsored by Rice University. Join the successful MBA students who have benefitted from our GMAT Prep Class. We will help you improve you...

GMAT Review Prep

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The GRE Prep Class from Rice University will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your ...

Initiating and Planning

The goal of the course is to give you the tools to initiate a project plan, manage both stakeholders and relationships, organize their team, develop a project charter, and build a business case for a ...

Interpersonal Communication for Engineering Leaders

This course covers communication skills that engineering leaders use every day to motivate, inspire, and support the people in their organizations....

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel

The use of Excel is widespread in the industry. It is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day to day functioning. This course is designed to g...

Electricity and Magnetism

This course serves as an introduction to the physics of rotational motion and gravitation. Upon completion, learners will have an understanding of how mathematical laws and conservation principles de...

Introduction to Mechanics Specialization

This specialization is for learners who are interested in first-year, university-level physics. Through three courses, you will gain a foundation in mechanics including motion, forces, energy, momentu...

Introduction to Scripting in Python Specialization

This specialization is intended for beginners who intend to master essential programming skills. Through four courses, you will cover key Python programming concepts which will prepare you to use Pyth...

Investment and Portfolio Management Capstone

Put your newfound knowledge to the test by advising case study clients in your final capstone project. Each client will have different investment portfolios and circumstances, requiring you to put the...

Investment and Portfolio Management Specialization

All investors, from the largest wealth funds to the smallest individual investors, share common issues in investing: how to meet their liabilities, how to decide where to invest, and how much risk to ...

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