Z-degree at Century College (Courses with Zero Textbook Costs)

Century College is committed to transforming lives through an innovative, rigorous, and compassionate approach to education.

As part of its commitment to students, Century College offers courses with zero-costs for textbooks or other instructional materials. This initiative allows any Century student to complete an Associate of Arts (AA) - Liberal Arts and Sciences degree and the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum package without the additional cost of textbooks. Zero-textbook-cost courses offer Century students an efficient way to reduce education expenses and complement in-class learning, while providing the same quality and challenging academic instruction.

Who can participate?

Zero-textbook-cost courses are open to all students regardless of intended major or academic goal. There is no special application to participate in a zero-textbook-cost course. Students may register for as many zero-textbook-cost courses as they want, as long as the course prerequisites are met.

How do I find/search for zero-textbook-cost courses?

Anyone can search for a zero-textbook-cost course via the Course Search page in eServices. To search specifically for zero-textbook-cost-courses:

  • Click on the “Expand/Collapse for Advance Search” dropdown menu.
  • Under textbook cost, select “No cost for textbooks”
  • Then click “Search” and all available zero-textbook-cost courses will appear.

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