Academic Life

At Indiana University Southeast, you will face challenges as never before, but you won’t have to face them alone. Professors and staff will help you achieve your academic goals and fulfill your potential.

For example, they will help you develop the collegiate skills you need to succeed in upper-level courses. These skills include critical thinking, research methods, writing, mathematics, and computer literacy.

IU Southeast also requires that all degree candidates, regardless of major, take a solid foundation in arts, letters, mathematics, and sciences to acquire the breadth of knowledge that is expected of college graduates and that is vital to learning in a changing world.

Many students select career-focused majors in such fields as education, business, nursing, and computer science. Others choose majors in social and natural sciences, humanities, and the arts to prepare themselves for graduate study or career opportunities.  More than four out of five IU Southeast graduates enter the job market immediately. About 15 percent enter graduate and professional schools.

How much time you take to complete your program or achieve your educational goal is up to you. If you can devote full time to your studies, you are encouraged to complete your degree within the traditional four years. If you find it necessary to combine study with work or family responsibilities, or if you have some catching up to do, you may choose to move at a slower pace.  Completing your degree more rapidly may enable you to save money and incur less debt, as well as implement your career plans sooner.

Seniors in high school may take courses at IU Southeast to get a head start in college, and they may gain advanced placement in some subjects by examination.  Classes are also offered during the summer.

IU Southeast offers courses from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.,  so you can combine an academic schedule with work and family obligations. Courses are also available on Friday nights and Saturdays to extend your study alternatives. Parents may wish to take advantage of the IU Southeast childcare center.

Academic Sessions

Indiana University Southeast offers four sessions during the year: fall and spring semesters of 15 weeks each, and two 6-week summer sessions. A student may enter at the beginning of any of these sessions. Weekend classes are offered during the fall and spring semesters.  Occasionally, a course will be offered that has a special calendar.

Academic Bulletins

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