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Upper Iowa University Transfer Tips and Course Equivalencies

The information in this tip sheet is designed for use in selecting courses that will apply to the General Education Program requirements at Upper Iowa University (UIU). Students who transfer to UIU with a completed Associate of Arts degree in liberal arts from Hawkeye Community College will be considered to have fulfilled all lower-division Upper Iowa University general education requirements.

Students who do complete an AA or AS degree can transfer up to 78 hours towards the 120 hours needed for graduation and will have junior standing.

Transfer grades lower than a C- will not be accepted.

General Education Requirements

Courses can only fulfill one UIU General Education requirement. For example, LIT-133 would transfer as either GE-Cultures or GE-Arts/Humanities.

Communications

Required: 3 courses / 9 semester hours

  • ENG-105 Composition I
  • ENG-106 Composition II
  • SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Arts and Humanities

Required: 2 courses / 6 semester hours minimum

  • ART-101 Art Appreciation
  • ART-120 2-D Design
  • ART-123 3-D Design
  • ART-133 Drawing
  • ART-134 Drawing II
  • ART-143 Painting
  • ART-144 Painting II
  • ART-173 Ceramics
  • ART-184 Photography
  • ART-203 Art history I
  • ART-204 Art History II
  • DRA-107 Theatrical Arts and Society
  • DRA-110 Introduction to Film
  • ENG-221 Creative Writing
  • FLS-128 Conversational Spanish
  • FLS-151 Elementary Spanish I
  • FLS-152 Elementary Spanish II
  • FLS-241 Intermediate Spanish I
  • FLS-242 Intermediate Spanish II
  • GRA-105 Drawing and Composition
  • LIT-101 Introduction to Literature
  • LIT-133 Minority Voices in Literature
  • LIT-142 Major British Writers
  • LIT-189 Women and Literature
  • MUS-100 Music Appreciation
  • MUS-102 Music Fundamentals
  • PHI-101 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHI-105 Introduction to Ethics
  • PHI-121 Classical/Medieval Philosophies
  • PHT-102 Photo Design I
  • PHT-132 Photo Design II
  • PHT-237 History of Photography
  • REL-101 Survey of World Religions
  • REL-130 Intro to Religions of the East
  • SPC-140 Oral Interpretation

Computer Skills and Mathematics

Computer Science

Required: 1 course / 3 semester hours minimum

  • CIS-142 Computer Science
  • CSC-110 Introduction to Computers

Mathematics

Required: 1 course/3 semester hours minimum

  • BUS-210 Business Statistics
  • MAT-122 College Algebra
  • MAT-156 Statistics
  • MAT-210 Calculus I
  • MAT-504 Electronics Math I

Natural Science

Required: 2 courses/6 semester hours minimum

  • BIO-105 Introductory Biology
  • BIO-112 General Biology I
  • BIO-113 General Biology II
  • BIO-154 Human Biology
  • BIO-159 Funds of A&P
  • BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/lab
  • BIO-185 Microbiology w/lab
  • CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry
  • CHM-132 Intro to Organic and Biochemistry
  • CHM-165 General Chemistry I
  • CHM-175 General Chemistry II
  • CNS-121 Environmental Conservation
  • ENV-115 Environmental Science [+lab ENV-116]
  • GEO-131 Physical Geography [+lab GEO-132]
  • PHS-120 Exploring Physical Science
  • PHS-142 Principles of Astronomy
  • PHY-162 College Physics I
  • PHY-172 College Physics II
  • AGA-154 Fundamental Soil Science -AND- CNS-136 Aquatic Management

Social Sciences

Required: 2 courses / 6 semester hours minimum

  • ANT-105 Cultural Anthropology
  • CLS-150 Latin American History and Cultures
  • CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • ECN-110 Introduction to Economics
  • ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics
  • GEO-115 Human Geography
  • GEO-121 World Regional Geography
  • GEO-131 Physical Geography
  • HIS-117 Western Civ I: Ancient and Medieval
  • HIS-118 Western Civ II: Early Modern
  • HIS-119 Western Civ III: The Modern Period
  • HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877 *
  • HIS-152 U.S. History Since 1877 *
  • HIS-201 Iowa History
  • HIS-251 US History After 1945
  • POL-111 American National Government
  • POL-121 International Relations
  • POL-125 Comparative Government and Politics
  • PSY-102 Human Relations
  • PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY-121 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY/SOC-261 Human Sexuality
  • PSY-262 Psychology of Gender
  • SOC-200 Minority Group Relations
  • SOC-205 Diversity in America
  • SOC-208 Intro to Cultural Anthropology
  • SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC-115 Social Problems
  • SOC-135 Death and Dying
  • WST-101 Women’s Studies

Cultures

Required: 1 course / 3 semester hours minimum

  • ANT-105 Cultural Anthropology
  • CLS-130 African Cultures
  • CLS-141 Middle Eastern History and Culture
  • CLS-150 Latin American History and Cultures
  • CLS-160 East Asian Cultures
  • CLS-164 Japanese History and Culture
  • CLS-172 Russian Civilization
  • COM-148 Diversity and the Media
  • LIT-133 Minority Voices in Literature
  • SOC-200 Minority Group Relations
  • SOC-205 Diversity in America
  • SPC-120 Intercultural Communication

Transfer Course Equivalencies

Business Majors

Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing, Accounting, and Technology, and Information Management

Hawkeye Course Upper Iowa University Course
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I BA 201 Accounting Principles I
ACC-132 Principles of Accounting II BA 202 Accounting Principles II
BUS-180 Business Ethics BA 225 Business Ethics
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics BA 161 Macroeconomic Principles
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics BA 160 Microeconomic Principles
MGT-101 Principles of Management BA 210 Management Principles
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing BA 208 Marketing Principles

Human Services Majors

Requires 18 upper division hours.

Hawkeye Course Upper Iowa University Course
MGT-101 Principles of Management BA 210 Management Principles
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology PSY 190 General Psychology
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology SOC 110 Principles of Sociology
SOC-215 Social Problems SOC 220 Social Problems
SOC-200 Minority Group Relations -OR-
SOC-205 Diversity in America
SOC 240 Diverse Cultures in America

Public Administration Majors

Hawkeye Course Upper Iowa University Course

POL-111 American National Government

PS 100 U.S. Government
POL-121 International Relations -OR-
POL-125 Comparative Government and Politics
PS 211 International Politics -OR-
PS 212 Comparative Politics
MGT-101 Principles of Management BA 210 Management Principles
Choose one of the following:
CRJ-200 Criminology CJ 224 Intro to Criminal Justice
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics BA 161 Macroeconomic Principles
SOC-115 Social Problems SOC 220 Social Problems
SOC-205 Diversity in America SOC 240 Diverse Cultures in America
SOC-200 Minority Group Relations -OR-
SOC-205 Diversity in America
SOC 240 Diverse Cultures in America

Psychology Majors

Requires 18 upper division hours.

Hawkeye Course Upper Iowa University Course
MAT-156 Statistics MATH 220 Elementary Statistics
PSY-111 Intro to Psychology PSY 190 General Psychology
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology PSY 142 Human Growth, Development and Guidance
PSY-241 Abnormal Psychology PSY 360 Abnormal Psych. (take at UIU)
PSY-251 Social Psychology * PSY 360 Abnormal Psych. (take at UIU)
PSY-262 Psychology of Gender * PSY 260 Gender Roles
SOC-160 Introduction to Social Work PSY 221 Introduction to Human Services
SOC-261 Human Sexuality PSY 270 Human Sexuality

Education Majors **

Students must meet admission requirements for the Teacher Education Program at UIU.

Hawkeye Course Upper Iowa University Course

EDU-116 Introduction to Teaching

EDU 110 Foundations of American Education
EDU-240 Educational Psychology EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology EDU 142 Human Growth, Development and Guidance

** Education Majors at UIU must complete both a Biological Science and a Physical Science course as part of the General Education Requirements. Psychology must also be completed as part of the General Education Requirements. The other Social Science class must be a class from the Soc, Hist, or PolSci categories.

For admission into Teacher Education Program, students need to be fully admitted into UIU, declare their major, complete EDU 110 Foundations of American Education with a C or higher, pass the College Basic Academic Skills Exam (C-BASE) in Reading and Literature, Writing and Mathematics, have a UIU cumulative GPA of 2.70 or above, and have two positive recommendations from a UIU staff member.

Once getting into the Teacher Education Program, students will need to choose their intended area of study for endorsement, the following are offered: Elem Ed., Secondary Ed. Soc Science or General Business, Middle School, Special Ed., Reading.

ENG-105 Composition I, ENG-106 Composition II, SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication and all major courses must be completed with a C or higher grade to do field experience courses at UIU.

* Meets Fayette Campus 3 credit history requirement