Business Transfer Major
Be ready to begin your business degree at Iowa Lakes! Acquire training and skills necessary to succeed in one of the many profitable and steady career fields relating to business, such as accountant, financial analyst, actuary, college admission representative, teacher, and more.
Earn your Associate of Arts degree in Business before transferring on to a regent university (University of Iowa or University of Northern Iowa) to complete your Bachelor of Science degree. Completion of the AA degree at Iowa Lakes will satisfy the required general education prerequisites at the regent of your choosing. Feel confident with having completed Principles of Business I and II, as well as Macroeconomics and Microeconomics before even graduating from Iowa Lakes.
By earning this degree, you’ll have met the general course requirements for a specific major of a four-year institution and a transfer major recorded on your transcripts from Iowa Lakes. Requirements may vary among institutions so students should work with an advisor to become familiar with specific requirements of the institution which they plan to transfer.
To earn a Transfer Major Degree, a student must complete all required coursework of that specific major and maintain a 2.0
It’s good business to begin your degree with a Transfer Major at Iowa Lakes. You have a goal … we have the plan. APPLY TODAY
Students who plan to complete their general AA or AS and have a TRANSFER OPTION should contact the college or university to which they plan to transfer to assure that that core courses they take will transfer into their planned major.
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Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on the ACT, Accuplacer, ASSET,COMPASS as determined by Iowa Lakes policy
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Prerequisites: Appropriate placement score or MAT 110, MAT 140, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 127 or MAT 210
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