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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.

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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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 5 (05/17/2021 – 07/08/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MUS 200 American Jazz Styles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 335 Biological Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
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
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 Monday

Session 6 (07/12/2021 – 08/19/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 362 Supervision BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ENG 265 African-American Literature 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
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
PSY 270 Human Sexuality 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday

2021-2022 Academic Year

Session 1 (08/30/2021 – 10/21/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 337 Victimology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 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 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 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
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 302 Substance Abuse SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 383 Human Behavior:Social Environment SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology ENG 102, And 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
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 Thursday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday

Session 2 (10/25/2021 – 12/16/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 474 Organizational Behavior PSY 190 or SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 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 Tuesday
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 240 Conflict Resolution 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
SOC 361 Marriage and the Family SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 3 (01/10/2022 – 03/03/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 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 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
ENG 100 Writing Skills 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 275 Television 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 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
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday

Session 4 (03/14/2022 – 05/05/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 321 Juvenile Delinquency SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 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
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 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 Thursday
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 454 Issues/Ethics:Helping Professions PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday

Session 5 (05/16/2022 – 07/07/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 256 Quantitative Analysis/Business I CS 102, recommended MATH 105 or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 291 Community Oriented Policing 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
CJ 398 Justice Administration CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
MUS 202 American Popular Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 335 Biological Psychology PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I SOC 110 or PSY 190 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 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

Session 6 (07/11/2022 – 08/18/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CJ 428 Offender Treatment CJ 224 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 270 Human Sexuality 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 323 Cognition PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday

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
BA 210 Management Principles Yes Yes
BA 222 Management Information Systems Yes Yes
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics Yes
BA 361 Human Resources Management Yes Yes
BA 362 Supervision Yes
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management Yes
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation Yes
BA 423 Production/Operations Management Yes
BA 460 Strategic Management Yes
BA 474 Organizational Behavior Yes
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice Yes Yes
CJ 237 Criminal Law and Procedure Yes
CJ 321 Juvenile Delinquency Yes
CJ 333 Criminology Yes
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections Yes
COMM 105 Public Speaking Yes Yes
CS 102 Intro Cmptr Appl & Tech Yes Yes Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes
ENG 101 English Composition I Yes Yes
ENG 102 English Composition II Yes Yes
ENG 265 African-American Literature Yes
ENG 275 Television Yes
ENG 290 The Movies Yes
ES 114 Conservation of Natural Resources Yes Yes
ES 117 Natural Disasters Yes Yes
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science Yes
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management Yes
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Yes Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes Yes
MKT 208 Marketing Principles Yes Yes Yes
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Yes Yes Yes
MUS 200 American Jazz Styles Yes Yes Yes
PS 100 U. S. Government Yes
PS 230 State and Local Government Yes
PSY 190 General Psychology Yes Yes Yes
PSY 232 Group Dynamics Yes
PSY 240 Conflict Resolution Yes
PSY 260 Gender Roles Yes
PSY 270 Human Sexuality Yes
PSY 310 Social Psychology Yes
PSY 321 Death and Dying Yes Yes
PSY 323 Cognition Yes
PSY 332 Personality Yes
PSY 335 Biological Psychology Yes
PSY 338 Motivation Yes
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof Yes Yes
PSY 373 Research Methods Yes
PSY 375 Methods in Human Services I Yes Yes
PSY 383 Human Behavior:Social Environment Yes
PSY 454 Issues/Ethics:Helping Professions Yes
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology Yes Yes Yes
PSY 49802 Senior Project Human Services Yes Yes
PSY 49803 Senior Project Social Science Yes
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology Yes Yes
SOC 220 Social Problems Yes Yes
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States Yes Yes Yes
SOC 361 Marriage and the Family Yes
SOC 384 Social Welfare Programs/Policies Yes
SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I Yes
SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II 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 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.

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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: 318-484-2184, ext. 5

Email: [email protected]

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