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Resources for Subject Area Learning

CTAS has compiled this list of online, academic resources to supplement and enhance your learning. They are organized alphabetically by discipline.

Please note: These resources do not replace what is required or taught by your professor in a given course.

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Anatomy and Physiology

Online Textbook: Anatomy and Physiology (OpenStax)

Open Course: Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2 (Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative)

Anatomy and Physiology (Khan Academy)

Anatomy and Physiology (GetBodySmart)

Anatomy and Physiology (Innerbody Research)

Interactive 3D Models (membership registration is free)

Video: Anatomy and Physiology (CrashCourse)

Video: Anatomy and Physiology (Dr. John Campbell)

Video: Nervous System: an Integrative Review (p.I) (Dr. David J. Sacrestano)

Video: Nervous System: an Integrative Review (p.II) (Dr. David J. Sacrestano)

A & P Self-Assessment Practice Questions


QCC Library Astronomy Guide
(provides links to databases, internet sources, multimedia tutorials and more)

Online Textbook: Astronomy (OpenStax)

Video: Astronomy and Space Videos (Institute of Physics)

Amazing Space

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

Cosmology and Astronomy (Khan Academy)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Solar System Exploration

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Interactive planetarium: Stellarium Web Online Star Map
(recommended internet browser: Google Chrome)


Video: Astronomy (CrashCourse)

Video: Astronomy (Minutephysics)

Video: Astronomy (Professor Dave Explains)


General Biology

Video Series: Biology (Khan Academy)

The Biology Project (University of Arizona)

Online Textbook: Biology (2nd Edition) (OpenStax)

DNA From the Beginning (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)

DNA Learning Center (Biology Animations) (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)


Medical Assistant


PDF: Essential Microbiology (University of Glamorgan)

Online Textbook: Microbiology (OpenStax)

Important Science Concepts

Laboratory Techniques (Harvard University)

Video: Unit Conversions (Khan Academy)



QCC Library Chemistry Guide
(provides links to databases, internet sources, and more)

Atomic Theory and Structure; Physical States and Properties; Chemical Relationships; Reactions and Changes

Periodic Table of Elements (PubChem)


Online Textbook: General and Organic Chemistry (LibreTexts)

Video Tutorials: Introductory Chemistry Topics (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Online Textbook: General Chemistry (OpenStax)

Online Textbook: Atomic and Molecular Structure (OpenStax)

Open Course: General Chemistry 1 (Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative)

Open Course: General Chemistry 2 (Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative)

General Chemistry (Khan Academy)

Organic Chemistry (Khan Academy)

Video: Chemistry (The Organic Chemistry Tutor)

Video: Organic Chemistry (The Organic Chemistry Tutor)

Video: Chemistry (CrashCourse)

Video: General Chemistry (Professor Dave Explains)


Branches of the U.S. Government (Official Guide to Government Information and Services)

Difference Between Circuit Court and District Court

New York Police Department (NYPD Website)

Steps in Federal Criminal Process (U.S. Department of Justice)


Macroeconomics (Investopedia)

Video: Macroeconomics (Khan Academy)

Microeconomics (Investopedia)

Video: Microeconomics (Khan Academy)

Stuff Economics (Prof. John Gilleaudeau's website)

Engineering Technology

Circuits and Circuit Analysis

All About Circuits

Video: Circuit Analysis (Khan Academy)

Circuits (MIT OpenCourseWare)

Online Textbook: DC Circuits (University of Minnesota)


C++ Programming

W3School (C++, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other web development languages)

JSFiddle (Online Compiler)

OnlineGDB (Online Compiler for C++)

Microsoft Office Training

Foreign Languages






QCC Library History Guide
(provides links to databases, primary sources, and more)

Library of Congress
(largest library in the world, offering various resources in its collections)

U.S. History (Khan Academy)

World History (Khan Academy)

The Avalon Project (Yale Law School)
(offers a collection of primary documents on law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and government)

Internet History Sourcebooks Project (Fordham University)
(offers a collection of primary sources that cover a variety of subjects in western civilization, as well as other historical topics)

eHistory (The Ohio State University)
(offers a collection of primary sources, documentary material, online books, encyclopedias, and more)

Video: U.S. History (CrashCourse)

Video: World History (CrashCourse)

Online Textbook: U.S. History (OpenStax)


The Daily Idea

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (University of Tennessee at Martin)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Stanford University)


QCC Library Physics Guide
(provides links to databases, internet sources, and more)

Open Yale Physics Courses (Yale University)

Open MIT Physics Courses (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Light, Optics, and Mechanics

Online Textbook: Algebra-based Physics (OpenStax)

Online Textbook: College Physics for AP Courses (OpenStax)

Online Textbook: Calculus-based Physics (OpenStax)

Online Textbook: Core Physics Concepts (CK-12)

Online Textbook: Includes information on Vectors (CK-12)

Physics (Khan Academy)

Introduction to Physics (Khan Academy)

Video: Physics (The Organic Chemistry Tutor)

Video: Physics (Professor Dave Explains)

Video: Physics (CrashCourse)

Video: Physics (Khan Academy)


Introduction to Psychology

Online Textbook: Introduction to Psychology (University of Minnesota)

Online Textbook: Psychology (OpenStax)

Human Growth and Development

Video: Erikson’s Psychosocial Development (Khan Academy)

Video: Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development (Khan Academy)

Modules: Lifespan Development (Lumen Learning)

Online Textbook: Lifespan Development (University of Minnesota)

Abnormal Psychology

Online Textbook: Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (Washington State University)

Mental Health Conditions (National Alliance on Mental Illness)


(Resource for Research) The Society Pages

(Resource for Research) Pew Research Center

Online Textbook: Introduction to Sociology (2nd. Edition) (OpenStax)

Online Textbook: Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World (University of Minnesota)

Learning Strategy Resources

Utah State University Academic Success Programs

Dartmouth Academic Skills Center

The Learning Center at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Academic Success Center, Learning Corner, Oregon State University

(the “ALL WORKSHEETS” tab is especially helpful and provides categorized information on remote and online learning, note-taking strategies, studying, and much more)

Texas A&M University Academic Success Center