May 22, 2022  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, Transfer Major AA


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Business graduates from four-year universities can expect work in all sectors of business, from small businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups to large Fortune 500 corporations and government agencies. Students can start their progression toward business career goals by completing a large part of their general education and core business courses at Iowa Central. In addition, the Business Department offers a wide range of business electives in accounting, business and web technology, and multimedia. Scholarships, field trips, state and national competitions, along with experienced business instructors help students succeed in today's business world.

Employment for business graduates exists in both profit and nonprofit organizations across the nation as well as internationally. Iowa Central's Business Administration program provides students opportunities to explore the many facets of business and also provides the necessary preparation for further study at a four-year institution.

The following schedule is a guide to obtain an Associate of Arts Degree from Iowa Central Community College. Students should check with the transfer institution on specific requirements. Additional courses may be required before taking a college-level English or mathematics course.

Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 60
Campus: Fort Dodge, Storm Lake, and Webster City
Department: Business
CIP#: 52.02010200

Required Courses:


These courses will also be used to satisfy requirements of categories I-VIII.

I. Communications/English/Speech


9 Hours Required

IV. Humanities


9 hours required

one course from at least two of the following four areas:

V. Distributed Requirements


5 additional hours required from categories I-IV

VIII. Electives


16 hours required, choose any course numbered 100 or above.

AA Degree Total Hours: 60


AA Program Notes:


  • Developmental courses numbered less than 100 DO NOT apply toward any certificate, diploma, or degree. Click here for full Mandatory Assessment and Placement Chart.  
  • Some courses may only only be offered fall or spring semesters.
  • Some courses may have pre-requisites, which could impact sequence.
  • To graduate in four semesters, students must take an average of 15 transferable credits per semester.
  • Some courses may be available online or at other Iowa Central campuses.

Non-Discrimination Policy


It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794),  Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (34 CFR Part 110), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).  

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kim Whitmore, Director of Human Resources, phone number 515-574-1138, whitmore@iowacentral.edu; or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

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