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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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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.

2021-2022 Academic Year

Session 1 (08/30/2021 – 10/21/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 317 International Management BA 210, and general education cultures requirement 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
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 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 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 Monday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 355 Skills/Strategies in Helping Prof PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons None, but EDU 110 is highly recommended 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
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 (10/25/2021 – 12/16/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 570 Team Building Techniques 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
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
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 Tuesday
EDU 339 Teaching World Languages K-12
EDU 428 Middle School Curriculum Design EDU 110, And admission to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ENG 311 Urban Cinema ENG 101, Recommended: ENG 102. Encouraged: ENG 290 or ENG 265 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 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 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 445 Learning and Memory PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SPED 467 Fundamentals of Special Education EDU 110, SPED 304, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 3 (01/10/2022 – 03/03/2022)

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 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 371 Training and Development BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
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 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 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 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 - 7:30 pm Tuesday
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts EDU 315 (for Elementary Early Childhood and Instructional Strategist majors) or EDU 319 (for Secondary majors) 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
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 322 Field Experience II: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade EDU 306, EDU 307, EDU 308, and acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SPED 459 Home/School/Comm Relations EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

Session 4 (03/14/2022 – 05/05/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 422 Cost Accounting ACCT 202 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 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 Thursday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
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 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School EDU 352 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 Monday
PSY 302 Substance Abuse SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SPED 478 Meth/Curr:Mild/Mod Disab PK-8 SPED 467 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Session 5 (05/16/2022 – 07/07/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACCT 202 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 474 Organizational Behavior PSY 190 or SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 252 Computers/Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 333 Literature:Birth-Adolescence 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA EDU 110, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 445 Language Acquisition EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
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 Thursday
PSY 454 Issues/Ethics:Helping Professions PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 6 (07/11/2022 – 08/18/2022)

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 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology 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 Tuesday
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 365 Women and Literature ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

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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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