MEDIA CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
Release: Dec. 4, 2002
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
PROGRAM CONTACT: VICKI VAVRA
1-800-553-4692 Ext. 5-1037
Registration is under way for UI undergraduate business courses in
Registration is now under way for two University of Iowa undergraduate business
classes starting this spring at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)
Starting in January, students in the Des Moines area will be able to take
courses offered by the UI's Henry B. Tippie College of Business without leaving
town. Interested students can register for the spring courses online at http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/upo/desmoines/
until Jan. 3. Interested DMACC students may also ask their advisors for an
Students can also register at an information session 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.
10 in the second floor auditorium at the DMACC West Campus, 5959 Grand Avenue,
West Des Moines. Representatives from the Tippie College will provide information
about two spring semester classes, as well as proposed courses for summer
The courses starting the week of Jan. 13 are Marketing (6M:100) and Financial
Management (6F:100), both junior-level core courses required for an undergraduate
degree from the Tippie College of Business. The schedule calls for these courses
to be offered again during the Fall 2003 semester, along with additional courses.
In the summer term, the college plans to offer two elective courses.
Open to students from all Des Moines-area colleges, as well as other qualified
individuals, the courses will have limited enrollment. These three-credit
hour courses are transferable to DMACC, Iowa State University, and many other
colleges and universities in the area. Certain prerequisites may apply to
The impetus for this program came from a series of meetings with Des Moines
area educational representatives who expressed a need and demand for upper
division business courses in the Des Moines area.
Undergraduate tuition is $462 for a three-semester-hour class in the spring
2003 semester and is subject to change in future sessions. Additional information
may be obtained by calling Vicki Vavra at 1-800-553-4692 Ext. 5-1037 or contacting
her via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also the Des Moines program website at http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/upo/desmoines/