Available Courses

The course schedule listed below is specific to the Self-Paced Degree Program. The program features twelve start dates each year, and you may take up to six months to complete your course. Please contact your advisor to insure the course is appropriate for your degree plan. Descriptions for all courses may be found in the University Catalog.


Term Registration Period Term dates
September - 13 08/01/2017 - 8/28/2017 09/01/2017 - 02/28/2018
October - 14 09/01/2017 - 09/28/2017 10/01/2017 - 03/31/2018
November - 23 10/01/2017 - 10/28/2017 11/01/2017 - 04/30/2018
December - 24 11/01/2017 - 11/28/2017 12/01/2017 - 05/31/2018
January - 33 12/01/2017 - 12/28/2017 01/01/2018 - 06/30/2018
February - 34 01/01/2018 - 01/28/2018 02/01/2018 - 07/31/2018
March - 43 02/01/2018 - 02/28/2018 03/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
April - 44 03/01/2018 - 03/28/2018 04/01/2018 - 09/30/2018
May - 53 04/01/2018 - 04/28/2018 05/01/2018 - 10/31/2018
June - 54 05/01/2018 - 05/28/2018 06/01/2018 - 11/30/2018
July - 73 06/01/2018 - 06/28/2018 07/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
August - 74 07/01/2018 - 07/28/2018 08/01/2018 - 01/31/2018

Want to register for a course? Please register through myUIU.


Courses Available Through the Self-Paced Degree Program.

Availability and structure of these courses is subject to change without notice. Web-based course options will be added each term.  Check back frequently for an updated list.

Want to register for a course? Please register through myUIU.

Course Number Name Paper Web-Based
BA 160 Microeconomic Principles X X
BA 161 Macroeconomic Principles X X
BA 201 Accounting Principles I X X
BA 202 Accounting Principles II X X
BA 208 Marketing Principles X X
BA 210 Management Principles X  TBD
BA 222 Management Information Systems X X
BA 225 Business Ethics X X
BA 302 Business Law I X X
BA 303 Business Law II X NA
BA 310 Money and Capital Markets X  TBD 
BA 317 International Management X X
BA 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I X X
BA 322 Intermediate Financial Accounting II X X
BA 323 Federal Taxation I X X
BA 341 Corporate Financial Management X TBD
BA 343 Investments X  TBD 
BA 356 Quantitative Decisions in Business X X
BA 358 Consumer Behavior NA X
BA 361 Human Resources Management X X
BA 362 Supervision X X
BA 365 Leadership Theory X  TBD
BA 370 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management X X
BA 371 Training and Development X X
BA 383 Compensation & Benefits Management NA  TBD
BA 390 Complex Organizations NA X
BA 393 Personnel Selection and Evaluation NA X
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation X TBD
BA 421 Managerial Cost Accounting X TBD
BA 423 Production and Operations Management X  TBD 
BA 425 Auditing X X
BA 431 Advanced Financial Accounting X X
BA 432 Accounting for Not for Profit Organizations X X
BA 442 Intermediate Financial Management TBD  TBD 
BA 449 Business and Industrial Crisis Management TBD NA
BA 454 Management Cases X X
BA 460 Strategic Management X X
BIO 100 General Biological Science X X
CJ/SOC 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice TBD  TBD 
CJ/SOC 237 Criminal Law X X
CJ/SOC 321 Juvenile Delinquency NA TBD
CJ/SOC 333 Criminology X X
CJ/SOC 337 Victimology NA X
CJ/SOC 362 Criminal Investigations TBD  TBD
CJ/SOC 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice X  TBD
CJ/SOC 380 Corrections TBD   X
CJ/SOC 398 Justice Administration NA  TBD
COMM 105 Public Speaking X X
CS 102 Introduction to Computer Applications and Techniques X X
ENG 101 English Composition I X X
ENG 102 English Composition II X X
ENG 352 Best Sellers X X
ES 321 Building an Eco-Economy X X
HIST 110 American History to 1877 NA X
HIST 111 American History Since 1877 NA X
HIST 374 Modern America, 1945 - Present NA TBD
HSA 205 Introduction to the American Health System X X
HSA 340 Health Care Ethics X X
HSA 362 Financial Management of Health Services Organizations X NA
HSA 440 Health Services Administration X X
ID 120 Strategies for Success in College  NA X
ID 301 Critical Thinking TBD  X 
ID 49808 Senior Project: Psychology X  TBD
ID 49809 Senior Project: Human Services X  TBD
ID 49810 Senior Project: Social Science X  TBD
ID 49811 Senior Project: Public Administration X X
ID 49813 Senior Project: Public Administration - Law Enforcement X TBD
ID 49814 Senior Project: Criminal Justice X  TBD
ID 49816 Senior Project: Public Administration - Fire Science X TBD
ID 49818 Senior Project: Emergency and Disaster Management X TBD
MATH 105 College Mathematics with Applications X X
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics X  X
PA 305 Grant Writing NA X
PA 306 Principles of Emergency Management NA TBD
PA 320 Political and Policy Basis of Emergency Management NA X
PA 332 Emergency Preparedness and Planning X  TBD 
PA 346 Disaster Response and Recovery NA X
PA 364 Public Administration TBD X
PA 371 Urban Management NA X
PA 404 Integrated Emergency Management X  NA
PA 430 Cases in Public Administration X X
PA 440 Public Budgeting Process X TBD
PA 445 Administrative Law X  NA 
PS 100 US Government TBD X
PS 230 State and Local Government TBD X
PSY 142 Human Growth, Development and Guidance X X
PSY 190 General Psychology X X
PSY 240 Conflict Resolution X  TBD 
PSY 302 Substance Abuse X TBD
PSY 310 Social Psychology X TBD
PSY 323 Cognition X X
PSY 338 Motivation X X
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology TBD  TBD 
PSY 373 Research Methods X X
PSY 383 Human Behavior in the Social Environment X X
PSY 397 Social Gerontology X TBD
PSY 409 Psychology of Disaster NA TBD
PSY 432 Personality X TBD
PSY 454 Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions X TBD
REL 120 Introduction to World Religions X  TBD 
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology X  X
SOC 220 Social Problems X  TBD 
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States X X
SOC 347 Deviance and Social Control NA TBD
SOC 361 Marriage and the Family NA X
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs and Policies X X

Note: The proposed web-based course schedule is subject to change. Please check the myUIU portal for the most current information regarding availability.


Here's how to contact us.

Upper Iowa University 
Self-Paced Degree Program
P.O. Box 1857
Fayette, Iowa 52142

Phone: 800-553-4150
Fax: 563-425-5277
E-mail: distance@uiu.edu


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