Indiana University Kokomo

Introduction

International students can earn a prestigious IU degree - for about $18,000 a year

Indiana University Kokomo is very affordable and also offers scholarships for international students! Undergraduates can qualify for scholarships of $5,000 per year and graduate students can qualify for $4,000 per year!

At Indiana University Kokomo you will earn one of the most powerful degrees in the country—one that comes with one-on-one support and instruction from inspired, accomplished, and dedicated faculty. Every year we’re raising the bar. We’re adding majors and programs that work to guide our students into the most promising jobs and industries of the future, like health care, hospitality, informatics, and media—to name a few.

IU Kokomo has something for everyone! You will earn an IU degree at our campus of around 4000 students, with small classroom sizes of around 20 - 25 students! You will get the preparation, skills, and real-world experience that set you up for a lifetime of success— and have a ton of fun in the process.

Campus Life

Laughter. Midnight Madness. Cosmic Bowling. Out-door movies. Live music. Practicing Korean in Korea. 1000-water balloon fight. Planning statewide historic preservation conferences. University Theatre. Comedians in the cafeteria. Jackrabbits games with friends. Cheering on our very own Indy 500 Princess. Adventurous spirit. Reading a great book on the lawn. Hours in the state-of-the-art St. Joseph Hospital Clinical Simulation Center. Teaching the next generation the next wave of skills. Real talk with your best friends. Leading experiments at Science Rocks Summer Camp. Serious Cougar Crazie Country. Farmer’s Market for the best cookies around. Student teaching in Ireland. Nearly Naked Mile! Zip line through campus. Biology fieldwork trips. Intramural sports. Presenting at international conferences. #myIUK

Bringing the World to Indiana

At Indiana University Kokomo, you can make overseas study part of your regular academic program, whatever your major. International travel is one of the most effective experiences you can have to broaden your cultural awareness, and prepare to work in our increasingly global society. The campus offers a wide variety of travel/study destinations, including South Korea, Guatemala, Germany, The Netherlands, France, England, Italy, and Poland.

Sports at IU Kokomo

We take our sports very seriously at IU Kokomo—and we’re proud to be home to our incredible athletes. What’s more impressive, though, is that they’re winning in the classroom, too. Our athletes tackle academics with the same dedication they give their sports.

This past year we honored 18 KIAC Scholar Athletes at IU Kokomo

  • 7 varsity teams
  • Men's Basketball, Cross Country, and Golf
  • Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball, and Golf
  • 21,500 square feet of exercise space

The Cole Fitness Center boasts 21,500 square feet of exercise space plus unlimited group classes, almost unlimited cardio equipment, an indoor track, brand new locker rooms, and top-notch weights and fitness machines.

A legacy of Strength

11,474

The number of living graduates in the IU Kokomo alumni network as of 2014. When you become an IU Kokomo Cougar you’re part of an alumni network that spans industries, professions, backgrounds, and cultures. IU alums take great pride in guiding, leading, and hiring their own.

604,897 and growing

The number of living graduates in the IU alumni network. Graduating from IU Kokomo grants you entrance into one of the world’s most powerful and largest living legacies.

Preparation for a Lifetime of Success

The first step to landing your dream job — excelling in an internship.

Top employers want to see proven success, willingness to work hard, and a thirst for learning new skills. IU Kokomo interns assist hosting companies with special projects and give the employer the opportunity to gain new ideas and information from a fresh set of eyes.

It’s your chance to show how valuable you are, but also your chance to learn what you want from a job by testing out the culture, workflow, and overall personality of the company.

Partner with us to make it happen.

The IU Kokomo Career and Accessibility Center acts as your personal coach, trainer, and cheerleader, guiding your internship and job search. They help you perfect your resume and advise you on everything from interview skills and etiquette to mastering business attire and navigating salary negotiations.

1,069 - The number of one-on-one appointments our Career and Accessibility Center had with students in 2014.

164 interns placed in 2014. Up 24% from 2013.

A Community Where You Belong

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Bachelor in Biochemistry

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kokomo

The objective of the B.S. in Biochemistry program is to prepare students for health-related professional schools including medical, pharmacy, and dental school, as well as for admission to graduate programs in biochemistry, molecular biology, and biological sciences. Students with a diverse background in chemistry and biochemistry are ready to address challenges in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. [+]

The objective of the B.S. in Biochemistry program is to prepare students for health-related professional schools including medical, pharmacy, and dental school, as well as for admission to graduate programs in biochemistry, molecular biology, and biological sciences. Students with a diverse background in chemistry and biochemistry are ready to address challenges in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Graduates of the biochemistry program have the appropriate background for a wide range of careers. They can enter professional schools (medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, etc.). They can directly work in a variety of settings including toxicology labs, pharmaceutical labs, and basic research labs. In addition, the combined chemistry/biology background students will develop, coupled with the appropriate education courses, will position them well to teach either of these subjects in high school. The unique feature of this degree program is the preparation of students to understand the biochemistry of cells, such as metabolism, cytokinetics, and enzyme kinetics. Students with this degree are well prepared to address issues of the effects of increasing concentrations of some of the components of modern materials (for example, plasticizers and polymer constituents) on the physiology of various species. Students also experience undergraduate research and gain skills at presenting research data at conferences and in journals. Degree Requirements The degree requirement for the B.S. in Biochemistry includes 120 credits with a GPA of at least 2.0. 30 of the last 60 credits must be completed at IU Kokomo. In addition to courses required for the campus-wide general education curriculum, students must takes courses in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, physics, mathematics, and informatics. The following courses must be taken and appropriate prerequisites must be met as listed in the Academic Bulletin. Completion of this degree will meet the basic admission requirements for the IU School of Medicine M.D. program. What kind of job can I get with this degree? As a general rule, a college major does not prepare you for one specific job. Instead, it allows you to develop skills and abilities in your area of interest that can be applied to a broad range of occupations in that field. This degree has many occupation possibilities including, agriculture, education, medical and research laboratory positions, and health care agencies. This degree can also prepare you for graduate school including, dentistry, medicine, occupational and physical therapy to name a few. [-]

Bachelor in Biology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA West Lafayette

At Indiana University Kokomo, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in Biology centers on a traditional core that includes cell biology, genetics, morphology, physiology, plant science, microbiology, and immunology. [+]

At Indiana University Kokomo, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in Biology centers on a traditional core that includes cell biology, genetics, morphology, physiology, plant science, microbiology, and immunology. Additional courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and mathematics round out the basic program. But good scientists also need to be exposed to other fields of knowledge—to the arts, the social sciences, and humanities. That's why our biology curriculum also includes course requirements in subject areas such as history, English, sociology, psychology, mathematics, and information sciences. To graduate, you'll need a minimum of 120 credit hours, which includes a mix of required biology courses, general education courses, and electives. If you're planning to enter graduate school or a professional school after earning a bachelor's degree, you'll want to inquire about IU Kokomo's pre-professional tracks in biology, pre-medicine, and pre-dentistry. Graduates who have followed these tracks have been accepted into advanced programs in medical, dental, optometry, and chiropractic schools throughout the country. Biology is a great path to a professional career in medicine and IU Kokomo will help you get there! If you're interested in becoming a science educator, IU Kokomo offers a program that enables you to earn a biology degree and become certified to teach biology at the secondary school level. Degree Requirements The degree requirements for the B.S. in Biology includes 120 credits with a GPA of at least 2.0. 30 of the last 60 credits must be completed at IU Kokomo. In addition to courses required for the campus-wide general education curriculum, students must takes courses in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and informatics. The following courses must be taken and appropriate prerequisites must be met as listed in the Academic Bulletin. Completion of this degree will meet the basic admission requirements for the IU School of Medicine M.D. program. What kind of job can I get with this degree? As a general rule, a college major does not prepare you for one specific job. Instead, it allows you to develop skills and abilities in your area of interest that can be applied to a broad range of occupations in that field. Graduates can work for a variety of employers such as pharmaceutical/biotechnological companies, chemical companies, information techology firms, and analytical laboratoes. Alternatively, they can go to graduate schools to become researchers or to professional schools, such as dentistry, medicine, optometry, to name a few. [-]

Bachelor in Business

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kokomo

The Bachelor of Science in business degree allows students to specialize in professional fields integral to contemporary enterprise and management. It prepares students in north central Indiana to become effective organizational leaders and managers. [+]

The Bachelor of Science in business degree allows students to specialize in professional fields integral to contemporary enterprise and management. It prepares students in north central Indiana to become effective organizational leaders and managers. The School of Business offers the bachelor's of science degree in business with the following concentrations: Accounting Finance and Economics Management Marketing Curriculum The baccalaureate program of the School of Business is based on the principle of a balanced education in business administration and economics with a foundation in the arts and sciences. The undergraduate program allows students to specialize in professional fields integral to contemporary enterprise and management. It prepares students in north central Indiana to become effective organizational leaders and managers. The undergraduate curricula consists of three parts: (1) general education, (2) basic business administration, and (3) professional courses. In addition, the program includes courses covering the principles, practices, and trends involved in managing organizations in today's dynamic economic, social, and political environment. Seniors have a range of elective courses in their concentration area. Courses on this level require participation by students in the discussion and solution of cases, projects, and special problems drawn from the contemporary business world. Students enrolled in other degree programs may fulfill the course work for the Business Minor. Students who have already earned their bachelor's degrees can take the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting to prepare for professional positions in public, industrial, or governmental accounting. After completing the program, students are prepared to take the Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) examination. Degree Requirements A minimum of 120 credit hours are required for the baccalaureate degree (126 credits in the accounting concentration) in courses meeting the various requirements stated in the Academic Bulletin. Of these, at least 56 credit hours must be in courses other than business and economics. Thirty of the last 45 credit hours must be taken at IU Kokomo, and at least 50% of business credits must be earned at Indiana University. Accounting Concentration The Accounting curriculum equips the prospective business executive with tools for analysis, prediction, decision making, and control. It also provides an excellent background for students considering graduate work in business administration or law. The Accounting concentration prepares students for careers in auditing, corporate accounting and management services, governmental and nonprofit organizations, and taxation. Finance and Economics Concentration The concentration in finance and economics prepares students for management careers in banking, investing, manufacturing, and insurance. In addition, graduates will be attractive candidates for positions in government, utilities, communications, and nonprofit organizations. The finance and economics curriculum also provides an excellent background for students who desire to pursue graduate work in business administration, economics, finance, or law. The courses offered in this concentration are designed to equip students with the necessary background for interpreting data, forecasting, and decision making in a changing global economy. Management Concentration The management and human resources curriculum is designed with maximum flexibility to accommodate those students who have explicit career objectives and interests in several management areas including human resources. The courses offered in this concentration develop the student's capacity as a decision-maker in an organization. The student, working with a faculty advisor, can design a course of study that allows in-depth work in an area while attaining comprehensive understanding of managerial and processes associated with the human resource function in organizational settings. Marketing Concentration This concentration is concerned with activities related to the marketing and distribution of goods and services from the source of supply to the source of demand, both locally and internationally. This concentration is particularly appropriate for careers in advertising, sales, brand management, retailing, wholesaling, market planning, industrial marketing, international marketing, marketing research, distribution, and marketing management in various types of organizations. [-]

Bachelor in Criminal Justice

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kokomo

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at IU Kokomo will receive the best of two worlds: an education in the liberal arts tradition where students learn to reason and to think critically and an education grounded in experiential learning. [+]

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at IU Kokomo will receive the best of two worlds: an education in the liberal arts tradition where students learn to reason and to think critically and an education grounded in experiential learning. Criminal justice majors take courses that introduce them to diverse areas of the criminal justice system, teach them to apply problem solving skills to real issues in criminal justice, and allow them to explore a variety of criminal justice careers. Students are encouraged to participate in internships and/or research practicums where they gain practical experience and meet professionals in the field. Students will have the opportunity to meet with criminal justice practitioners and participate in local, state, and national events with the two criminal justice student-led organizations on campus. Students with a degree in criminal justice have the opportunity to enter the workforce in a variety of careers including law enforcement, corrections, victim advocacy, homeland security, emergency management, and loss prevention. Graduates of our program may choose to further their education by pursuing graduate degrees in criminal justice/criminology, social work, sociology, and law. Degree Requirements Major Requirements All major courses require a grade of C- or higher to count toward the major. Required Courses All Eight Courses below are required for the major (24 cr.) CJHS-J 101 American Criminal Justice System (Pre-req for all other criminal justice courses) CJHS-J 201 Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice Policies CJHS-J 202 Criminal Justice Data, Methods, and Research CJHS-J 301 Substantive Criminal Law CJHS-J 306 Criminal Courts CJHS-J 321 American Policing CJHS-J 331 Corrections CJHS-J 305 Juvenile Justice System Criminal Justice Electives Any six additional 200, 300 or 400 level criminal justice courses are required. Any course offered in CJHS not listed as a required course may be taken to complete elective credits. Homeland security/emergency management courses may count as a criminal justice elective. (18 cr.) Criminal Justice majors are not eligible for certificates in Correctional Management and Supervision and/or a Certificate in Public Safety as these are all CJHS courses. Students may select courses from these electives to fulfill the certificate in Homeland Security. [-]

Bachelor in Hospitality & Tourism

Campus Full time November 2017 USA Kokomo

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism is to provide a degree program for students who desire to work in the growing hospitality arena. While the degree will be housed alongside the School of Business for administrative purposes, it will be exempt from AACSB review due to its relatively low level of business content. [+]

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism is to provide a degree program for students who desire to work in the growing hospitality arena. While the degree will be housed alongside the School of Business for administrative purposes, it will be exempt from AACSB review due to its relatively low level of business content. Today’s hospitality and tourism industry needs professionally educated individuals. Graduates will be qualified to work in amusement parks, hotels and motels, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, travel agencies, convention centers and as event and meeting planners. Students who complete the B.S. in H&T degree program will acquire proficiency in the following areas: basic principles that underlie the industry food and beverage operations financial and accounting reports for the industry, including costs, revenues, and profits the interrelationships of hospitality functional areas in guest satisfaction legal, ethical, social and international topics affecting the industry national, international and intercultural factors on the industry communication differences among cultures and socio-economic classes and how these impact the industry ethics and its impact on industry leadership and decision-making human resource management organizational effectiveness industry marketing strategic application of communication message format [-]

Bachelor in Informatics

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kokomo

Informatics, aka applied computing or simply computer studies, is the study and application of information technology to a particular area or discipline of study. Informatics also considers the use of information and technology in organizations and society at large. [+]

Informatics, aka applied computing or simply computer studies, is the study and application of information technology to a particular area or discipline of study. Informatics also considers the use of information and technology in organizations and society at large. Information technology (IT) is rapidly changing the world, creating new challenges and opportunities every day. Informatics equips students to study IT, consider its social impact, and find ways to use technology to solve problems. The Informatics program’s aim is to produce qualified IT professionals who understand the ways people work with and use information, and who can develop solutions that are effective and easy-to-use. Informatics emphasizes problem solving, critical thinking, innovation, communication, and teamwork along with technical skills and knowledge. An informatics degree prepares graduates for a range of positions. Some of the career options include database designer/developer, bioinformatics specialist, chemical informatics specialist, interaction designer, information architect, IT consultant, multimedia specialist, web designer, software developer, system administrator, system analysts, webmaster, etc. The informatics degree program at IUK features small classrooms and personalized instruction. In addition to learning about information technology and its applications, students will choose a cognate as an area of specialization. This multi-disciplinary curriculum will prepare you for the challenges of an IT career in the 21st century. Degree Requirements The degree includes 120 hours of total course work including the following: General Requirements Indiana University Kokomo General Education Requirements Suggested General Education Courses for Informatics Majors ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I (3 cr.) ENG-W 132 Elementary Composition II (3 cr.) ENG-W 231 Professional Writing Skills (3 cr.) SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking (3 cr.) Various courses in Humanities and Arts (6 cr.) Various courses in Physical and Life Sciences (8 cr.) INFO-I 356 Globalization: Where We Fit In (3 cr.) Various courses in Ethics and Civic Engagement (3 cr.) MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.) MATH-K 310 Statistical Techniques (3 cr.) Various courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences electives (6 cr.) Major Requirements Informatics Courses (40 credit hours) INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics (4 cr.) INFO-I 201 Mathematical Foundations of Informatics (4 cr.) INFO-I 202 Social Informatics (3 cr.) INFO-I 210 Information Infrastructure I (4 cr.) INFO-I 211 Information Infrastructure II (4 cr.) INFO-I 213 Website Design and Development (3 cr.) INFO-I 300 Human Computer Interaction (3 cr.) INFO-I 303 Organizational Informatics (3 cr.) INFO-I 308 Information Representation (3 cr.) INFO-I 356 Globalization: Where We Fit In (3 cr.) INFO-I 450 Systems Design and Development (3 cr.) INFO-I 451 Systems Development (3 cr.) What kind of job can I get with this degree? As a general rule, a college major does not prepare you for one specific job, but rather it enables you to develop skills and abilities that can be applied to a broad range of occupations. A degree in informatics is no exception. Your skills and knowledge in computer related studies, combined with a strong foundation in mathematics, problem solving, logical and creative thinking, prepares you for career paths in many fields. Career areas can include, software and web development, database design and administration, systems analysis and design, system administration, interface design, IT consulting, etc. [-]

Bachelor in New Media, Art, & Technology

Campus Full time November 2017 USA Kokomo

The Bachelor of Science in New Media, Art, & Technology is for the student who wants to be more focused on new media topics within their degree. The major consists of 45 credit hours of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology, divided between a required core and courses within a chosen concentration, including electives. [+]

The bachelor’s degree in New Media, Art, & Technology (NMAT) combines tradition and innovation in a four-year, undergraduate degree for students wishing to develop practical skills and strong knowledge in areas including, but not limited to, digital media, web and mobile media, 2D and 3D studio art and design, virtual media, and emerging media. Students will learn strong computer, art, and design skills, preparing them for a variety of careers and graduate studies. Students tailor the degree to their interests and plans by taking a core set of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology, selecting a concentration area, and choosing electives. The twenty-first-century curriculum offers skills, knowledge and in-service learning, providing valuable pathways to many occupations, including graphic design, illustration, publishing, commercial art, fine art, web design and development, videography, cinematography and photography. Bachelor of Science Degree The Bachelor of Science in New Media, Art, & Technology is for the student who wants to be more focused on new media topics within their degree. The major consists of 45 credit hours of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology, divided between a required core and courses within a chosen concentration, including electives. The Bachelor of Science degree features an innovative multidisciplinary approach, with course work taught by faculty from a variety of fields. Concentrations Make the degree yours by choosing one of the following: Digital Media Graphic Design Web Design Mission New Media, Art, and Technology is a program that prepares students to be critical, adaptive, inquisitive, effective, and creative thinkers, communicators, problem-solvers and creators, able to succeed as relevant professionals in a multitude of established and emerging fields. Goals Students who complete the program will: understand how to produce industry-standard media works within their chosen concentration have the practical and theoretical knowledge to critique works within their chosen concentration posses the verbal, historical and theoretical knowledge to present their work to a variety of audiences understand the professional practices required to succeed in their chosen area produce a portfolio of their work suitable for advancement within their chosen field Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements The degree includes 120 hours of total course work including the following: General Requirements School of Humanities and Social Sciences Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements All New Media, Art, & Technology NMAT-D, NMAT-W, NMAT-S (digital, web, studio art) courses require a C grade or higher to count toward the major. All New Media, Art, & Technology NMAT-H and NMAT-G (history, theory, and general) courses require a C- grade or higher to count toward the major. Major Requirements New Media, Art, & Technology Core Courses (12 credit hours) Required: All students earning a Bachelor of Science in New Media, Art, & Technology must take: NMAT-S 110 Fundamental Studio-2D (previously FINA-F 102) (3 cr.) NMAT-W 201 Introduction to New Media (previously NMCM-N 201) (3 cr.) NMAT-D 216 Studio In Digital Media I (previously NNCM-N 215) (3 cr.) NMAT-G 491 Senior Seminar (previously NMCM-N 401, FINA-S 400, FINA-Y 398) (3 cr.) [-]

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Indiana University Kokomo

Address South Washington Street 2300
46902 Kokomo, United States
Website http://www.iuk.edu/
Phone +1 765-453-2000