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UI&U Academics

Union Institute & University requires at least 120 semester credits to complete a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

UI&U does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, UI&U has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

UI&U offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at UI&U?

UI&U has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at UI&U

When choosing a major, UI&U students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UI&U below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Does UI&U Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UI&U offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UI&U Offer Online Classes?

UI&U has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UI&U Offer AP Credit?

UI&U offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UI&U Have An Honors Program?

UI&U does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does UI&U Require Internships?

UI&U does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UI&U does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at UI&U

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UI&U does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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UI&U Majors & Subject Areas

Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Special Education and Teaching, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Child Development
Child Care and Support Services Management
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Social Work
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Public Health Education and Promotion
Maternal and Child Health
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Organizational Leadership

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