*The course will require two weeks of preparatory work prior to your arrival on campus and will require two weeks of coursework following the week on campus.
We are pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Short Course schedule. The courses will be offered on our main campus located in scenic Fayette, Iowa. While on campus for one week, learners will have the opportunity to work with faculty who bring both academic and practical experience to the classroom while networking with other learners. Come join us and find out what a unique and rewarding academic experience it can be!
REGISTER TODAY – ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED FOR THE ACCELERATED COURSE
For more information, call 800-553-4150, email email@example.com, or contact your admission counselor or advisor.
SESSION DATES: May 25 - June 28, 2015 June 8 - 12: On Campus (hybrid format with pre and post work)
ART 218 Digital Photography and Editing – Candace Steinlage, Instructor Digital photography processes and techniques that include image capture with digital cameras, digital editing in Photoshop, and image presentation in web-based and color print formats. Fieldwork emphasizes capturing artistic subjects in natural light and natural settings. Lab work includes optimizing resolution and editing for content and aesthetics. Final presentations require students to create individual portfolios of original work that meet professional standards. 3 credits
BA 225 Business Ethics – Tiffany Kragnes, Instructor A course that seeks to recognize the distinctive set of problems encountered in the work environment, to study contrasting theories currently being used to make ethical decisions, and to apply those theories through examples and case studies. 3 credits
BA 288 Personal Financial Management – Dr. Steve Syrmopoulos, Instructor A study of financial decisions made by individuals. Topics include: financial planning, financial management, purchasing decisions, insurance decisions, personal investing and retirement planning. 3 credits.
BA 317 International Management – Dr. Summer Zwanziger Elsinger, Instructor Presents a cross-cultural perspective on managing global organizations. Focuses on understanding the influence of culture on international management, and how managers in multinational organizations address such issues as strategic analysis, or organizational structure, global coordination and control, communications, inter-organizational cooperation, and human resource management. Prerequisites: BA 210 and general education cultures requirement.
COMM 105 Public Speaking – NiCole Dennler, Instructor This course increases the ability of students to make effective speeches and includes speech organization, presentation and extemporaneous talks. 3 credits
ID 301 Critical Thinking* – Betty Firth, Instructor This course helps the student develop and strengthen the ability to reason soundly and critically. It addresses the purpose and process of critical thinking, language and critical thinking, patterns of argument, modes of reasoning. Prerequisites: ENG 102 or 202 and junior standing. 3 semester credit hours.
*This course is open only to those students who have completed ENG 102 or 202, and have Junior status. It does not count as a General Education course on the Fayette Campus; however, it does count as a 300-level elective
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REGISTRATION: To register, call 800-553-4150, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your admission counselor or advisor. If you are a current student, register through myUIU and select Term: Summer 2015 Accelerated Courses. The registration period will close May 15, 2014.
TUITION: $1,134 per three-credit course. Textbooks are not included in the price.
FINANCIAL AID: Financial aid recipients will use 2015/16 FAFSA Information.
HOUSING: On campus student residence housing is available. To reserve a room please email Jean Merkle at email@example.com and let Jean know when you will be arriving and the type of room you would like to reserve for the week. The cost per week to stay on campus is $125 for a double and $170 for a single.
Hotel Accommodations: We have reserved a block of rooms at Boarders Inn & Suites, located on the west edge of Fayette. The hotel is within walking distance of the University. The block of rooms is reserved under "UIU Summer Short Courses" at a reduced rate of $65.00 per night. You may make reservations by calling 1-563-425-0214 (must use this number for the discount). The block of rooms at the special rate will be available until 6/1/15.
Commuters are welcome!
TRANSPORTATION: If traveling by air, students should book a round-trip flight using the Eastern Iowa Airport – Cedar Rapids. Arrangements for transportation from Cedar Rapids to Fayette can be made through the Eastern Iowa Airport shuttle service at 1-800-725-8460. If you plan to use this service, please inquire at the time of registration to see if other passengers will be traveling to Fayette. The cost is reduced for each additional passenger. Reservations preferred. Rental car services are also available at the airport. Fayette is a small rural community. The UIU campus, community restaurants, grocery and drug stores are all within walking distance.
Integrated Enrollment Center Upper Iowa University PO Box 1857 Fayette, Iowa 52142 Phone: 1-800-553-4150 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact your admission counselor or academic advisor.