The University of Iowa

University College Students and Programs

Degree Programs

The following bachelor degree programs are awarded through University College (UC):

  • Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS)
  • Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS)


Certificate Programs

The following certificate programs are offered through UC:

  • Clinical and Translational Science
  • Leadership Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Sustainability


Non-Degree and Preparatory Programs

The following program through UC allows students to take online courses in non-degree status:

  • Continuing Education Distance/Non-Degree


The following pre-degree programs through UC prepare select students for transition into a UI bachelor program:

  • Liberal Studies Interest (LSI)
  • Open Major