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West Georgia Technical College now offers more online courses through a new platform called “eCampus.”  The eCampus platform allows students from across Georgia to enroll in online courses offered by any Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) college, providing students access to programs that may not be available at their home college. Upon completion of the eCampus course, students will earn credit at their home college.

The program/course offerings available via eCampus are:

Course Title
ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business
MKTG 2070Buying and Merchandising
CIST 2480AWS Cloud Foundations
RELG 1101World Religions
Program
AA 91AWS Cloud Solutions Specialist

Student FAQs

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For more information, please email advising@westgatech.edu

 

FAQ

Q:What is eCampus?
A:

eCampus provides students the ability to enroll in digital online courses utilizing faculty from TCSG colleges, allowing students access to courses that would not have been available during the desired semester at their home technical college.

Q:How does it work?
A:

For a student, taking a course offered through eCampus is no different than other courses. A student enrolls in an eCampus course through West Georgia Technical College. The course is 100% online and is taught by a TCSG college instructor. The student receives credit for the course the same way they would if they completed the course at West Georgia Technical College.

Q:What is my home college?
A:

If you are a West Georgia Technical College student, then West Georgia Tech is your home college.

Q:When can students enroll?
A:

Students must be admitted to the College and register for eCampus courses prior to the add/drop deadline indicated on the Academic Calendar.

Q:How do I enroll in eCampus classes?
A:

eCampus courses will appear in BannerWeb in the appropriate department and can be registered for in the same way you would register for any other course.

  • eCampus courses are listing with a campus of “eCampus Platform Campus”
  • Date Ranges of an eCampus course may be different from WGTC’s regular scheduled courses, please pay close attention to the dates.

course schedule example ecampus platform campus with dates and locations

Our WGTC Advisement office will help students register for eCampus courses that are offered in your program.  If you have further questions,  please contact advising@westgatech.edu.

Q:Are there admission requirements for using eCampus?
A:

eCampus does not have any additional admissions requirements beyond those of West Georgia Technical College which can be viewed here: Admissions

Q:Does eCampus cost anything to use?
A:

eCampus does not incur any additional costs.  Standard tuition and fees cover the cost of eCampus.

Q:What technology do I need to have to use eCampus?
A:

A device that connects to the internet and utilizes a modern web browser (ie: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari). Some courses may have more requirements such as software or other hardware which will be listed in the course syllabus.

Courses are accessed through the OKTA portal (https://westgatech.okta.com) via the eCampus button.

Q:How will I access student services such as library resources, tutoring, financial aid, course materials ect.?
A:

Current West Georgia Tech students, regardless of their enrollment status in eCampus, have access to all student services at the college. A list of those resources can be found here.

Q:If I don’t have access to the internet, can I still have access to this tool and its resources?
A:

Yes. Colleges will provide access via local College internet on their campus and provide location information for Wi-Fi hotspots strategically placed within your community.

Q:Does eCampus support real-time interaction, or only pre-recorded content?
A:

eCampus supports real-time interaction.

Q:Do I have to go on campus for a proctored event if I am using eCampus to take a course?
A:

The majority of the programs/courses do not require a physical proctored event, but there are some program/courses that may require a physical proctored event, you should be able to find this requirement in each course description.

Q:Can I use eCampus to attend a study group?
A:

Yes. There will be a way to connect via some form of telepresence systems such as WebEx, Microsoft Teams, etc. to collaborate with other students.

Q:Do I have to pay the same tuition if I only access education online?
A:

Yes. Tuition is the same for on campus and virtual students. The online coursework has been carefully curated to provide the same competencies as coursework taken on campus.

Q:How can I get technical support if I have problems?
A:

Please visit the WGTC Helpdesk for technical support.

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