What is the difference between BYU Online and BYU Independent Study?

How do I enroll in the online class?

When can I sign up/register for my online class?

What are the prerequisites for online courses?

How much do online courses cost?

If the course is online is there a waiting list for some online courses?

Can classes be taken out of state?


What are the major differences between BYU Online and Independent Study?

How are online courses formatted?

How long do I have to complete this course?

What is a Checkpoint?

What materials do I need to complete the course?


Are tests given online or in the testing center?


How do I attend my course’s orientation meeting?

Why is there a orientation meeting for an online course?

Learning Management System

How do I access my grades on assignments?