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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.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 1: August 29, 2022
Session 2: October 24, 2022
Session 3: January 9, 2023

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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.

2022-2023 Academic Year

Session 1 (08/29/2022 – 10/20/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 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 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice CJ 224 or CHEM 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 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
ENG 275 Television 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
HSV 498 Senior Project ENG 102 and 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
IS 102 Intro Computer Applications and Technology 5:00 pm - 9:30 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. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 232 Group Dynamics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology ENG 102, And 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth MATH 220 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday

Session 2 (10/24/2022 – 12/15/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 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 Thursday
CJ 321 Juvenile Delinquency SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 499 Special Project SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
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 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
MUS 200 American Jazz Styles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday

Session 3 (01/09/2023 – 03/02/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 256 Quantitative Analysis/Business I CS 102, recommended MATH 105 or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CJ 291 Community Oriented Policing 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
ENG 100 Writing Skills 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:00 pm - 9:30 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. 5:00 pm - 9:30 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. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 240 Conflict Resolution 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 454 SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth MATH 220 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
SOC 384 MATH 220 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday

Session 4 (03/13/2023 – 05/04/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
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 5:00 pm - 9:30 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 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
MUS 202 American Popular Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 49802 Senior Project Human Services ENG 102, And 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday

Session 5 (05/15/2023 – 07/06/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 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 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 474 Organizational Behavior PSY 190 or SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CJ 321 Juvenile Delinquency SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ENG 275 Television 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
IS 102 Intro Computer Applications and Technology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
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. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 270 Human Sexuality 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology ENG 102, And 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday

Session 6 (07/10/2023 – 08/17/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 337 Victimology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 428 Offender Treatment CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 260 Gender Roles SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday

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.

Students transferring from a UIU partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!

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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: 318-484-2304

Email: [email protected]

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