Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications Admission Requirements

Basic Skill Competencies Requirements

Option 1

Score at least the following scores on any combination of the below assessment options:

ACT sub scores COMPASS scores ASSET scores ACCUPLACER scores
14 - Math
16 - Reading
16 - English
24 - Pre-Algebra
69 - Reading
41 - Writing
38 - Numerical
34 - Reading
35 - Writing
40 - Arithmetic
62 - Reading
77 - Sentence Skills

Applicants can take the ACT assessment or the COMPASS assessment at Hawkeye. Pre-registration is required.

Option 2

Complete all of the following college success courses with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college:

  • ENG060 College Preparatory Writing I
  • RDG039 College Preparatory Reading II
  • MAT045 Fundamentals of Math

Option 3

Any combination of Option 1 and Option 2 fulfilling the basic skills requirements of algebra, reading, and writing.

Pre-Program Acceptance

Applicants not meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria will be accepted to a Pre-Program. As a pre-program student, you will begin with general education and prerequisite classes. An advisor will help you academic plan to meet your program admission requirements.

Once you have completed your pre-program coursework contact Admissions.

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Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Program Advisors

Terry Juhl
Black Hawk Hall 147A
319-296-2329 ext.1437
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Dan Jensen
Black Hawk Hall 147B
319-296-2329 ext.1295
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Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258B
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