Course Delivery Breakdown
Each course will be offered in 1 of the following 4 formats:
Face to Face or In-Person (Default):
MSU prioritize in-person instruction. These classes meet in a physical classroom on campus during defined days and times listed in MyInfo. Students enrolling in in-person class are expected to attend and participate class unless sick or quarantined. Instruction will vary by instructor and details of expectations will be available on the course syllabus offered at the beginning of the semester. This is the default offering and how a class will be delivered unless otherwise noted.
Online Synchronous (Video Conferencing):
Course is fully online and has specific meeting days and times. These classes meet in a virtual classroom on during defined days and times listed. Students enrolling in an online-synchronous class will be expected to attend and participate in class unless sick or quarantined. This delivery method will be noted in MyInfo as "Video Conferencing."
Online Asynchronous (Internet/Online):
Course is fully online without standard meeting times. While there will not be weekly meeting times, instructors may incorporate time-bound elements. This delivery method will be noted in MyInfo as "Internet/Online."
Blended (Blended - Online and Onsite):
In blended classes, students will have both online and face-to-face components. Like our other course modalities, the content delivery in a blended course can vary. This delivery method will be noted in MyInfo as "Blended – Online and Onsite." Because of the many different ways that instructors implement blended courses, students may want to contact the instructor of the course to best understand the specifics of how a particular course will be Blended for online and onsite delivery.