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BACHELOR OF ARTS COMPLETION PROGRAM DESIGNED FOR BUSY ADULTS


WE WORK FOR WORKING ADULTS The University of Denver is a not-for-profit, private university that has the distinction of being the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region. As the University of Denver’s college of professional and continuing studies, University College is dedicated to providing education that matters for busy adults. The faculty and staff understand the challenges facing adult learners and specialize in providing the highest quality learning experience for working professionals. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of eight regional accrediting bodies in the nation. Regional accreditation is the recognized and highest standard for universities in the United States.

START YOUR JOURNEY

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CAREER-FOCUSED

A University of Denver degree through University College provides career-focused content, meaning what you learn today can be applied at work tomorrow.

TOP RANKED

The Bachelor of Arts Completion Program is ranked a top 50 program in the nation on the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” list by U.S. News & World Report.

ONLINE

Courses are available entirely online or in a hybrid format (meeting 60/40 on campus in the evenings and online) allowing you to access course content anytime, anywhere.

FINISH AT YOUR OWN PACE

AFFORDABLE

PERSONALIZED

You decide how quickly you want to finish your degree by choosing your course load (most students take two courses per quarter).

Apply for a DU scholarship, tap into your employer’s tuition reimbursement, or opt for financial aid. Our dedicated Student Financial Advisor is here to help you through the process.

You’ll have a dedicated team to guide you through your experience from the moment you inquire through graduation.


IMPROVE YOUR FUTURE THE BACHELOR OF ARTS COMPLETION PROGRAM

SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY

The Bachelor of Arts Completion Program is designed and delivered for busy adults. At the University of Denver, our aim is to provide you with the most up-todate and relevant content delivered in a way that you can learn quickly and take pride in your success.

Become a member of a vibrant community where we’re serious about academics, community, and supporting you as you strive for academic and professional success. When you graduate, you’ll join a worldwide network of DU alumni who are passionate about improving the world they live in.

ACADEMIC ADVISOR

QUALITY FIRST

Quality, engagement, and personal attention are the characteristics on which the University of Denver’s reputation is built. That’s what makes our program different from your past undergraduate experience and other programs that view your education as a commodity. This time you deserve an exceptional experience.

TOP 10

Expect a personalized experience from start to finish. You’ll have a dedicated academic advisor throughout the program to help with course selection, degree planning, registering, and more.

TOP 50

TOP 25

For small class sizes in online bachelor’s programs.

Best online bachelor’s programs in the United States.

Best U.S. colleges for students who want to change the world.

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

World Economic Forum

Learn more at universitycollege.du.edu/bachelors


SOME COLLEGE? FINISH AT DU.

Don’t let the time, effort, and money you spent earning college credits go to waste. Transfer previous credits and earn the degree you started years ago. This program provides a solid educational foundation needed for you to move ahead to more challenging and creative work. It also provides the pathway to future graduate study, where specialized certificates and degrees are more appropriate.

TRANSFER YOUR CREDITS

At University College, you’ll have a fresh academic start by applying your previous coursework to a DU degree. Our Enrollment Manager can review your transcripts prior to admission so you know how many credits you need to complete your degree. Here’s what usually impacts your transfer credit eligibility: u Where credits were earned (accredited institution) u What class you took u What grade you earned

YOUR SCHEDULE

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This program is offered entirely online or in a hybrid format at the University of Denver. In both delivery modes, the Canvas learning management system will be used to make course content accessible, facilitate discussions, and host videos and multimedia. Expect to be actively engaged eight to ten hours per course per week, depending on the assignments, activities, and projects for that week. And you will receive guidance — early, regular, and timely feedback on your progress.

DUAL DEGREE

Save time and money while earning both your bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree through the dual degree program at University College. By substituting two graduate courses for two undergraduate courses, you can reduce the total time and cost to completion.


SHAPE YOUR STORY

PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE “From the start I appreciated the flexibility and practical knowledge that University College offered me to close the book on this chapter of my life. Having the support of many professors who brought the human element to cultivate a strong working environment.” —Devon Shendleman 2015 Graduate

>>>>>>>>>>>>> SINCERE INTEREST IN MY LEARNING “So many incredible instructors who not only gave of their time and passion in their respective subject matter, but how they took a sincere interest in my learning. Just the simple act of being back in a learning environment filled a personal void that I didn’t even realize existed!” —Brenda Darrow-Fuhs 2016 Graduate

>>>>>>>>>>>>> NECESSARY TOOLS “My experience at University College was extremely positive and life altering. I felt like the appointed curriculum and professors prepared me for future situations, in and out of the work place. Due to my experience here, I am undoubtedly a more intelligent, sufficient, productive, educated, and motivated individual. The opportunity to acquire the necessary tools and skillsets it takes to succeed in today’s society is what I valued most.” —Ryan Baller 2015 Graduate (Dual Degree)

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FIND YOUR PATH Build on your previous credits and pursue a major that aligns with your career goals. The curriculum has been thoughtfully designed with you in mind, as it takes into consideration your current experience and builds a skillset necessary to thrive.

Communication Arts

Environmental Studies

Learn the communication skills and strategies needed to deliver effective presentations, craft well-reasoned arguments, and enhance dialogue.

Develop skills in reporting, permitting, natural resource management, pollution control, energy sustainability, and waste management.

Ideal for professionals working in media, marketing, or communication.

Ideal for those who want to work within sustainability and renewable energy, policy, or government roles related to the environment.

Courses include: Media and Society, Effective Presentations, and Cross-Cultural Communication.

Courses include: Natural Resource Management, Sustainability Issues and Solutions, and Environmental Law.

Global Commerce and Transportation This major offers hands-on instruction covering transportation modes and nodes, safety and security issues, finance, and supply-chain logistics. Ideal for those already working in the transportation, supply-chain, or logistics fields. Courses include: International Trade, Public Policy, and Safety and Security.

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Global Studies

Information Technology

You’ll examine the interface of economics and politics at the global level and analyze international relations in this major designed for those interested in global culture.

Explore and develop practical skills in systems analysis and design, networking, and web design and programming.

Ideal for those working in multi-cultural environments or global companies. Courses include: Global Politics, Human Geography, and International Peace and Security.

Ideal for professionals working within the IT industry or those who want to transition to an IT role. Courses include: Systems Analysis and Design, Programming and Data Structures, and Web Fundamentals.

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Leadership and Organization Studies Gain perspective on the roles of effective leaders and followers within any organization, as you learn project management and communication skills. Ideal for those working in private organizations, non-profits, or government agencies who wish to learn more business fundamentals and take on leadership roles. Courses include: Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, and Project Management.


MAKE YOUR INVESTMENT COST

The tuition for the 2017/2018 academic year is $619 per credit.

FINANCIAL AID

Research shows that professionals who possess a bachelor’s degree enjoy higher employment rates, higher salaries, and greater job stability. And the advantages don’t stop there—the knowledge and skills you acquire in a bachelor’s program will help you for years to come. Earning your bachelor’s degree is an investment in your future. Still, financing your education can be a challenge. At University College, we’re here to help guide you through the process. We have a dedicated Student Financial Advisor to answer your questions before you apply and while you’re a student. Get the most out of your University of Denver experience by taking advantage of financial aid options. Also, check fastweb.com for a comprehensive list of external grants and scholarships. University College students are eligible to be considered for all federal and state aid, including federal student loans, by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Filling out this application is the first step to determining how much you are eligible for in federal student loans and grants.

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

Employers around the world are seeking a qualified, motivated workforce—including the one they already have! Ask your employer about tuition reimbursement opportunities. We work with all types of organizations that offer reimbursement for their employees.

SCHOLARSHIPS

University College is pleased to offer scholarships designed specifically for students in the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program: u Dean’s Opportunity Scholarship Offered to students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. This scholarship may follow students through graduation. u

Colorado Community College Success Scholarship Designed for students who are transferring credits from a Colorado community college. This scholarship may follow students through graduation.

u College Opportunity Fund This fund provides a stipend for continuing and new in-state students completing their bachelor’s at a college in Colorado. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need and be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant. u Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship This need-based scholarship honors and supports non-traditional students (must be a resident of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming). u Upsilon Delta Scholarship Offered through the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society, students will need 45 credit hours of University College classes and a GPA of 3.75 to become a member of Upsilon Delta.


TRANSCRIPT REVIEW

Before you commit to an application, know how many credits will transfer into the program. For a preliminary review of your transfer credit, contact Tracey Muoio (303-871-4695 or tracey.muoio@du.edu).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students must have completed some undergraduate hours prior to admission. Connect with your Enrollment Manager for more information.

APPLYING - IT’S FAST & EASY!

Applications for the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program are reviewed on a quarterly basis. To be considered for admission, we require:

u Application Form and $75 Fee

u Personal Statement

u Resume

u Official Transcripts

WINTER 2018

SPRING 2018

APPLICATIONS DUE NOVEMBER 3

APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 9

CLASSES START JANUARY 2

CLASSES START MARCH 26

SUMMER 2018

FALL 2018

APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 27

APPLICATIONS DUE JULY 20

CLASSES START JUNE 11

CLASSES START SEPTEMBER 10

MAKE YOUR MOVE

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Tracey Muoio Enrollment Manager tracey.muoio@du.edu | 303-871-4695 universitycollege.du.edu Earning my undergraduate degree from the University of Denver will always be one of the biggest accomplishments of my life. My daughter watched me walk across a stage in full regalia to receive my DU diploma. She watched her mom build confidence and persevere through a rigorous program all while working full time. Best of all, the evening and online flexibility allowed me to never miss a soccer game. Connect with me to learn more about how you can earn your bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor of Arts Completion Program 2017-2018  

Finish the undergraduate degree you started years ago - this time with other working professionals entirely online (or hybrid).

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