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Colgate is a contributing member to the online learning platform edX, offering noncredit online courses open to the public.
Illustration of a confused brain contemplating taking a pill
Fall 2015
This course prepares you to be an effective collaborator with your physician, psychiatrist, or psychologist when deciding if a medication is appropriate treatment for psychiatric disorder. The course introduces fundamental principles for the use of drugs as therapy.

Faculty: F. Scott Kraly


An image of the Euphronios krater depicting the body of Sarpedon carried by Hypnos and Thanatos (Sleep and Death), while Hermes watches.
Spring 2015
This course explores the idea that war is both universal and particular. Gain a broad-based understanding of warfare in ancient Greece through Homer’s account of the Trojan War.

Faculty: Robert Garland


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ColgateXColgate joined edX in March 2014 through a unique partnership with Hamilton College. Colgate offers noncredit online courses that create opportunities for enhanced engagement with off-campus communities and serve as a venue for faculty to test innovative instructional methods to benefit our students on campus. LEARN MORE