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UIU-Quad Cities: Education Built for Life

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

The UIU-Quad Cities 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-Quad Cities 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 323 Federal Taxation I ACCT 202 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECE 335 Field Exp: Prekindergarten 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science EDU 315 (for Elementary Education and PreK-Grade 3: Inclusive Settings majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 253 or EDU 325 and EDU 326 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485 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 Tuesday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 335 Biological Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SPED 465 Meth/Curr Behav Disorders Prek-12 EDU 110, SPED 304, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

Session 2 (10/26/2020 – 12/17/2020)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 324 Federal Taxation II ACCT 323 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 570 Team Building Techniques 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECE 334 Field Exp:Infant/Toddler 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
EDU 253 Math for Elem & Middle Sch Teachers 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 319 Methods: Secondary EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
HSA 440 Health Services Administration BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
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 Tuesday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 454 Issues/Ethics:Helping Professions PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SPED 467 Characteristics:Indiv/Disab PK-12 EDU 110, SPED 304, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 3 (01/11/2021 – 03/04/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 371 Training and Development BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 315 Juvenile Justice CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 499 Special Project SOC 110
ECE 335 Field Exp: Prekindergarten 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECE 502 Field Exp Prekindergarten 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts EDU 315 (for Elementary Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 253 or EDU 325 and EDU 326 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 325 Teaching Elementary School Math EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 323 Cognition PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SPED 459 Home/School/Comm Relations EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

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 Tuesday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
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 237 Criminal Law and Procedure CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ECE 334 Field Exp:Infant/Toddler 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ECE 501 Field Exp: Infant/Toddler 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 142 Human Growth/Develop/Guidance 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Prerequisite: EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ENG 352 Best Sellers ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 311 Psychology of Women PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SPED 478 Meth/Curr:Mild/Mod Disab PK-8 SPED 467 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

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 Monday
ACCT 322 Intermediate Financial Acctng II ACCT 321 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 334 Social Entrepreneurship ECON 160, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 474 Organizational Behavior PSY 190 or SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 252 Computers/Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 333 Literature:Birth-Adolescence 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA EDU 110, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 445 Language Acquisition EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ENG 311 Urban Cinema ENG 101, Recommended: ENG 102. Encouraged: ENG 290 or ENG 265 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 397 Social Gerontology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons None, but EDU 110 is highly recommended 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 6 (07/12/2021 – 08/19/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 432 Acctng for Not-For-Profit Orgztn ACCT 202 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 454 Management Cases BA 361, BA 423, and completion of all management-business core requirements. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
CJ 362 Criminal Investigations CJ 224 or CHEM 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 398 Justice Administration CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Prerequisite: EDU 315 (for Elementary, Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program, May be taken concurrently with EDU 409 or EDU 410. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ENG 210 American Literature II 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 358 Consumer Behavior Prerequisite for Marketing majors: MKT 208 or permission of instructor. Recommended for all majors: MKT 208 and PSY 190 or SOC 110 or permission of instructor. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons None, but EDU 110 is highly recommended 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

2020-2021 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I Yes
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II Yes
ACCT 322 Intermediate Financial Acctng II Yes
ACCT 323 Federal Taxation I Yes
ACCT 324 Federal Taxation II Yes
ACCT 432 Acctng for Not-For-Profit Orgztn Yes
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology Yes
BA 210 Management Principles Yes
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics Yes
BA 325 New Venture Creation Yes
BA 334 Social Entrepreneurship 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 383 Compensation/Benefits Management Yes
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation Yes
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation Yes
BA 423 Production/Operations Management Yes
BA 454 Management Cases Yes
BA 474 Organizational Behavior 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
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition Yes
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure Yes
CJ 315 Juvenile Justice Yes
CJ 362 Criminal Investigations Yes
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing Yes
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 398 Justice Administration Yes
CJ 499 Special Project Yes
COMM 105 Public Speaking Yes
ECE 334 Field Exp:Infant/Toddler Yes Yes
ECE 335 Field Exp: Prekindergarten Yes Yes
ECE 501 Field Exp: Infant/Toddler Yes
ECE 502 Field Exp Prekindergarten Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education Yes Yes
EDU 142 Human Growth/Develop/Guidance Yes
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology Yes
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers Yes Yes
EDU 252 Computers/Instructional Technology Yes
EDU 253 Math for Elem & Middle Sch Teachers Yes
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Yes
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Yes
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Yes
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Yes
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies Yes Yes
EDU 319 Methods: Secondary Yes
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary Yes
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Yes
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Yes
EDU 325 Teaching Elementary School Math Yes
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Yes
EDU 333 Literature:Birth-Adolescence Yes
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts Yes
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA Yes
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA Yes Yes
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Yes Yes
EDU 445 Language Acquisition Yes
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA Yes
ENG 210 American Literature II Yes
ENG 290 The Movies Yes
ENG 311 Urban Cinema Yes
ENG 352 Best Sellers 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
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt Yes
HSA 440 Health Services Administration Yes
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes
MBA 501 Managerial Communication Yes
MKT 358 Consumer Behavior Yes
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt Yes
PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy Yes
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics Yes
PS 230 State and Local Government Yes
PSY 310 Social Psychology Yes
PSY 311 Psychology of Women Yes
PSY 321 Death and Dying Yes
PSY 323 Cognition Yes
PSY 332 Personality Yes
PSY 335 Biological Psychology Yes
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof Yes
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I Yes
PSY 397 Social Gerontology Yes
PSY 454 Issues/Ethics:Helping Professions Yes
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States Yes
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth Yes
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies Yes
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons Yes Yes
SPED 459 Home/School/Comm Relations Yes
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt Yes
SPED 465 Meth/Curr Behav Disorders Prek-12 Yes
SPED 467 Characteristics:Indiv/Disab PK-12 Yes
SPED 478 Meth/Curr:Mild/Mod Disab PK-8 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 Quad Cities 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-Quad Cities, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

TEACH Grant Available

UIU-Quad Cities Teacher Education students may qualify for a grant for educators in Iowa. Learn more about this grant and other grant opportunities at UIU.

Military Financial Aid

If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

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

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Experience UIU from Quad Cities

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

Jami Stutting

Jami Stutting, '19

English with Certification in Grades 5-12 English and Language Arts
Quad Cities

A friend told me about the Education program so I checked into it. I had my BA with an English major so I was a substitute teacher. I longed to have my own classroom. UIU allowed me to still earn an income during the day.

Contact UIU-Quad Cities

1401 Kimberly Rd.
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Phone: 563-359-7111

Email: [email protected]

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