Expand your Christian Education
Enrich your Experience of the World

A new online classroom is here.

IRIS Online is all about connecting you to

Both information and the drama of a live class experience.

A framework for relating course topics to the real world.

College course credit; Biola University grants 3 credits per IRIS course completed.

A Christian learning community and the resources of Biola University.

"This was more than an intellectual experience; it was a heart and soul experience." — Student Feedback

Summer 2014 Course Offerings

Literature & Film 3 credits

This seven week course starts MAY 27, 2014.
  • Theme: Dystopian Literature
  • Books: 1984, Brave New World, The Handmaid's Tale, Ender’s Game, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Films: Brazil, Gattaca, Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Her, Ender’s Game

"Stories—the best stories, at any rate—captivate, convey philosophical depths, capture and illumine aspects of the world deeply familiar to us but which we might not have recognized before..." — Aaron Kleist, IRIS Professor

Course Schedule & Time Commitment

Literature & Film starts MAY 27, 2014 and runs for seven consecutive weeks. Students will have assignments to complete each week but the deadlines for most assignments are somewhat flexible. Students should expect to budget approximately 10 hours per week to an IRIS ONLINE course in order to complete the given assignments.

Questions? Contact Rachel Watson, Recruiting & Logistics Coordinator, (562) 944-0351, EXT. 5563, IRIS@BIOLA.EDU

"This is not only an informative class, but a life-transforming class."— Student Feedback

Get in Touch

Rachel Watson

Recruiting & Logistics Coordinator

(562) 944-0351, ext. 5563

Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639