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University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration

The University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration majors include:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Marketing

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to the College of Business Administration a student must meet the following requirements:

  1. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on all course work.

  2. 30 cumulative semester hours of college credit.

  3. C- or better in the following English composition course:

    English composition course equivalencies
    Hawkeye Courses UNI Courses
    ENG-105 Composition I -AND- ENG-106 Composition II ENGLISH 1005 (620:005) College Reading and Writing
  4. C- or better in the following College of Business Administration Foundation Courses:

    College of Business Administration Foundation course equivalencies
    Hawkeye Courses UNI Courses
    ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics -AND- ECON 1041 (920:053) Principles of Macroeconomics
    MAT-156 Statistics (minimum grade D-) -AND- STAT 1772 (800:072) Statistics
    BUS-210 Business Statistics -OR- MATH 1000M (920:020) Business Statistics
    BUS-230 Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making ECON 1021 (920:020) Intro to Decision Techniques
  5. Declaration of Curriculum form filed with the College of Business Administration Advising and Student Services Office.

Transfer Course Equivalencies

We encourage you to visit a Hawkeye Advisor in Student Services and work with your UNI advisor to plan the courses you need to take at Hawkeye to transfer to the major of your choice.

Students that know they want a business major should discuss completing the Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration with their Hawkeye advisor.

The following course recommendations are for students pursuing their Liberal Arts AA degree at Hawkeye.

These requirements are subject to change without notice. Please check with UNI for verification of courses.

Transfer course equivalencies
Hawkeye Courses UNI Courses
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I ACCT 2120 (120:030) Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC-132 Principles of Accounting II ACCT 2130 (120:031) Principles of Managerial Accounting
MGT-208 Introduction to Info Systems MGMT 2080 (800:072) Introduction to Info Systems
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 1051 (920:054) Principles of Microeconomics

Liberal Arts Core

Students completing the Associate of Arts degree, following the specifications of the community college and meeting all conditions of the articulation agreement, will meet the UNI Liberal Arts Core (LAC) requirements with the following exceptions:

  1. CAPSTONE must be completed at UNI after transfer.

  2. A course in NON-WESTERN CULTURES must be completed either at the community college or at UNI.

    • CLS-130 African Cultures
    • CLS-141 Middle Eastern History and Culture
    • CLS-150 Latin American History and Culture
    • CLS-160 East Asian History and Culture
    • CLS-164 Japanese History and Culture
    • CLS-172 Russian Civilization
  3. FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (for students graduating from high school or earning a GED in 1989 and later). Two years of the same high school foreign language are required with C- or better in the last term, or the student may take two semesters of the same foreign language in college with a C- or better in the second course. This requirement may be met by FLS-151 Spanish I and FLS-152 Spanish II.

University of Northern Iowa Transfer Admissions Counselor

Danielle Weide
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