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UIU-Baton Rouge: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Baton Rouge, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Baton Rouge 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-Baton Rouge

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

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

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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 1 (08/31/2020 – 10/22/2020)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 371 Training and Development BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
COMM 200 Interpersonal Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 205 Intro to American Health Systems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Pass MATH 095 or ACT math score = 19 or an alternative placement mechanism as approved by the math department or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 240 Conflict Resolution 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology ENG 102, And 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 392 Sociological Theory Junior status and nine credits of sociology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

Session 2 (10/26/2020 – 12/17/2020)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ACCT 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACCT 202 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 570 Team Building Techniques 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 315 Juvenile Justice CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
CJ 499 Special Project SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 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 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 440 Health Services Administration BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
HSA 460 Health Services Policy/Regulation 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 323 Cognition PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 3 (01/11/2021 – 03/04/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 322 Intermediate Financial Acctng II ACCT 321 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice CJ 224 or CHEM 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
HSA 344 Population Health Mgmt MATH 220 or HSA 241 or consent of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
HSA 362 Financial Mgmt of Hlth Serv Org ACCT 201, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MUS 200 American Jazz Styles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SOC 361 Marriage and the Family SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 4 (03/15/2021 – 05/06/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 317 International Management BA 210, and general education cultures requirement 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 520 Training and Development 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 590 Research Seminar All core requirements and only 6 required credit hours or less remaining in the program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:30 pm - 10:00 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 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 360 Health Care Law and Ethics HSA 205 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 490 Health Program Plan & Evaluation HSA 362 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Pass MATH 095 or ACT math score = 19 or an alternative placement mechanism as approved by the math department or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 212 Devel Psychology:Birth to Adol PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 5 (05/17/2021 – 07/08/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 337 Victimology SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 362 Criminal Investigations CJ 224 or CHEM 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 499 Special Project SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ECON 455 Economics of Health and Health Care ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 306 Long Term Care Administration HSA 205 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 335 Biological Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 397 Social Gerontology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 361 Marriage and the Family SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 6 (07/12/2021 – 08/19/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 317 International Management BA 210, and general education cultures requirement 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 449 Business & Industrial Crisis Mgmt BA 210, PA 306 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
CJ 398 Justice Administration CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 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 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 312 Community & Public Health HSA 205 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 302 Substance Abuse SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
REL 120 Intro to World Religions 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

2020-2021 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I Yes Yes
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II Yes Yes
ACCT 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I Yes
ACCT 322 Intermediate Financial Acctng II Yes
BA 210 Management Principles Yes Yes
BA 222 Management Information Systems Yes Yes
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics Yes Yes
BA 317 International Management Yes Yes
BA 325 New Venture Creation Yes
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II Yes
BA 361 Human Resources Management Yes
BA 371 Training and Development Yes
BA 374 Business Communication Yes
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation Yes
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation Yes
BA 423 Production/Operations Management Yes
BA 449 Business & Industrial Crisis Mgmt Yes
BA 460 Strategic Management Yes Yes Yes
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change Yes
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics Yes
BA 509 Theories of Leadership Yes
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy Yes
BA 520 Training and Development Yes
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations Yes
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories Yes
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity Yes
BA 570 Team Building Techniques Yes
BA 590 Research Seminar Yes
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure Yes
CJ 315 Juvenile Justice Yes
CJ 333 Criminology Yes
CJ 337 Victimology Yes
CJ 362 Criminal Investigations Yes
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing Yes
CJ 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections Yes
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 398 Justice Administration Yes
CJ 499 Special Project Yes Yes
COMM 105 Public Speaking Yes
COMM 200 Interpersonal Communication Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes Yes
ECON 455 Economics of Health and Health Care Yes
ENG 101 English Composition I Yes Yes Yes
ENG 102 English Composition II Yes Yes Yes
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources Yes
ES 117 Natural Disasters Yes
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science Yes
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management Yes Yes
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt Yes
HSA 205 Intro to American Health Systems Yes
HSA 306 Long Term Care Administration Yes
HSA 312 Community & Public Health Yes
HSA 344 Population Health Mgmt Yes
HSA 360 Health Care Law and Ethics Yes
HSA 362 Financial Mgmt of Hlth Serv Org Yes
HSA 440 Health Services Administration Yes
HSA 460 Health Services Policy/Regulation Yes
HSA 490 Health Program Plan & Evaluation Yes
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Yes Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes Yes
MBA 501 Managerial Communication Yes
MKT 208 Marketing Principles Yes Yes Yes
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt Yes
MUS 200 American Jazz Styles Yes
PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy Yes
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics Yes Yes
PS 230 State and Local Government Yes
PSY 190 General Psychology Yes Yes Yes
PSY 212 Devel Psychology:Birth to Adol Yes
PSY 240 Conflict Resolution Yes
PSY 302 Substance Abuse Yes
PSY 310 Social Psychology Yes
PSY 321 Death and Dying Yes
PSY 323 Cognition Yes
PSY 332 Personality Yes
PSY 335 Biological Psychology Yes
PSY 338 Motivation Yes
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology Yes
PSY 373 Research Methods Yes
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I Yes Yes
PSY 397 Social Gerontology Yes
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology Yes
REL 120 Intro to World Religions Yes
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology Yes
SOC 220 Social Problems Yes Yes
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States Yes Yes Yes
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth Yes
SOC 361 Marriage and the Family Yes Yes
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies Yes Yes
SOC 392 Sociological Theory Yes

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 Baton Rouge 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-Baton Rouge, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

Law Enforcement

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

Military Financial Aid

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

Corporate Programs

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

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Experience UIU from Baton Rouge

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

Bria Landry, '19

Health Services Administration, current MBA student
Baton Rouge Center

UIU has changed my life by letting me be able to obtain education while having a busy schedule. I was given the opportunity to continue my studies without having to start over.

Contact UIU-Baton Rouge

2431 S Acadian Thruway #287
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-923-2331

Email: [email protected]

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