Each course will meet at least 4 hours live each week. Students are also required to participate in the discussion board and assigned group work each week. Attendance in the live sessions, participation in the discussion boards and group assignments is mandatory. It is recommended that students access each course at least once a day in order to keep up with the postings and the emails. Of course the time and flexibility of the online program is that class is always open. Students may access their classes content at anytime.