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.

2018/19 Self-Paced Degree Program Term Dates and Registration Periods
Term Term Dates Registration Period
September - 13 09/01/2018 - 02/28/2019 08/01/2018 - 08/28/2018
October - 14 10/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 09/01/2018 - 09/28/2018
November - 23 11/01/2018 - 04/30/2019 10/01/2018 - 10/28/2018
December - 24 12/01/2018 - 05/31/2019 11/01/2018 - 11/28/2018
January - 33 01/01/2019 - 06/30/2019 12/01/2018 - 12/28/2018
February - 34 02/01/2019 - 07/31/2019 01/01/2019 - 01/28/2019
March - 43 03/01/2019 - 08/31/2019 02/01/2019 - 02/28/2019
April - 44 04/01/2019 - 09/30/2019 03/01/2019 - 03/28/2019
May - 53 05/01/2019 - 10/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 04/28/2019
June - 54 06/01/2019 - 11/30/2019 05/01/2019 - 05/28/2019
July - 73 07/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 06/01/2019 - 06/28/2019
August - 74 08/01/2019 - 01/31/2020 07/01/2019 - 07/28/2019

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-Based Web-Based
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 302 Business Law and Ethics 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 343 Investments X  TBD 
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Business II X 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 390 Complex Organizations NA X
BA 393 Personnel Selection and Evaluation NA X
BA 422 Cost Accounting X NA
BA 423 Production and Operations Management X NA
BA 425 Auditing X X
BA 431 Advanced Financial Accounting X X
BA 432 Accounting for Not for Profit Organizations X X
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 X NA
CJ/SOC 237 Criminal Law X X
CJ/SOC 333 Criminology X X
CJ/SOC 337 Victimology NA X
CJ/SOC 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice X NA
CJ/SOC 380 Corrections NA   X
COMM 105 Public Speaking X X
CS 102 Introduction to Computer Applications and Techniques X X
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics X X
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics 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
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 301 Critical Thinking NA  X 
ID 49808 Senior Project: Psychology X NA
ID 49809 Senior Project: Human Services X NA
ID 49810 Senior Project: Social Science X NA
ID 49811 Senior Project: Public Administration X X
ID 49813 Senior Project: Public Administration - Law Enforcement X NA
ID 49814 Senior Project: Criminal Justice X NA
ID 49816 Senior Project: Public Administration - Fire Science X NA
ID 49818 Senior Project: Emergency and Disaster Management X NA
MATH 105 College Mathematics with Applications X X
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics X  X
PA 305 Grant Writing NA X
PA 332 Emergency Preparedness and Planning X NA
PA 346 Disaster Response and Recovery NA X
PA 364 Public Administration NA 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 NA
PA 445 Administrative Law X  NA 
PS 100 US Government TBD X
PS 230 State and Local Government TBD 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 373 Research Methods X X
PSY 383 Human Behavior in the Social Environment X X
PSY 397 Social Gerontology X TBD
PSY 432 Personality X TBD
PSY 454 Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions X NA
REL 120 Introduction to World Religions X  TBD 
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology X  X
SOC 220 Social Problems X NA
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States X X
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
E-mail: distance@uiu.edu


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