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UIU-Alexandria: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Alexandria, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Alexandria regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

Academic Programs at UIU-Alexandria

The UIU-Alexandria center offers evening classes in a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the UIU-Alexandria programs below to explore that area of study.

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Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Session 4 (03/15/2021 – 05/06/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ENG 101 English Composition I ACT (verbal portion) of at least 18 or the completion of ENG 100 or successful performance on challenge examination 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday

Session 5 (05/17/2021 – 07/08/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 256 Quantitative Analysis/Business I CS 102, recommended MATH 105 or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Session 6 (07/12/2021 – 08/19/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 362 Supervision BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ENG 265 African-American Literature 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday

2021-2022 Academic Year

Session 1 (08/30/2021 – 10/21/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CJ 337 Victimology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ENG 101 English Composition I ACT (verbal portion) of at least 18 or the completion of ENG 100 or successful performance on challenge examination 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday

Session 2 (10/25/2021 – 12/16/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 474 Organizational Behavior PSY 190 or SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday

Session 3 (01/10/2022 – 03/03/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 365 Leadership Theory BA 210, and BA 361 or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
ENG 100 Writing Skills 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 275 Television 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday

Session 4 (03/14/2022 – 05/05/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 321 Juvenile Delinquency SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 101 English Composition I ACT (verbal portion) of at least 18 or the completion of ENG 100 or successful performance on challenge examination 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Alexandria area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Alexandria, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

Law Enforcement

UIU-Alexandria offers a special program for law enforcement officers in the Fraternal Order of Police and Louisiana State Troopers Association.

Military Financial Aid

UIU-Alexandria accepts all military and veterans aid and offers military tuition grants.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Alexandria partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience UIU from Alexandria

As a student at UIU-Alexandria, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Natalie O'Shee

Criminal Justice
Alexandria Center

I chose UIU because of the way UIU works using terms and sessions. This schedule works better for me as a student and I’m able to work, raise my child, and make it to class two nights a week.

Contact UIU-Alexandria

1410 Neel Kearby Blvd., Suite 115
Alexandria, LA 71303

Phone: 318-484-2184, ext. 5

Email: [email protected]

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