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Business Liberal Arts Transfer Major

Students studying Business will gain knowledge in statistics, accounting, information systems, and economics.

Career Opportunities

Skills gained in the Business transfer major can be easily applied to many career areas including:

  • Business Management
  • Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Economics

Find employment in the following sectors:

  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Self-employed
  • Public accounting firms
  • E-commerce
  • Universities and colleges

Transfer Information

The Business transfer major is recommended for students planning to transfer to Iowa State University. Students interested in majoring in business elsewhere should apply for the Liberal Arts AA program which includes flexibility in elective courses and allows students to take the business electives recommended and required for their transfer institution of choice.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Required number of credits: 64

Courses are subject to change.

Business Transfer Courses
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I O E 4
ACC-132 Principles of Accounting II O E 4
BUS-183 Business Law O E 3
BUS-210 Business Statistics -OR- E 3
BUS-230 Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making E 3
CSC-116 Information Computing 3
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics O E 3
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics O E 3
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3
Total Credits 26

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
I. Natural Science and Mathematics
A. Biological Sciences
B. Physical Sciences
II. Humanities 9
III. Social Sciences 9
IV. Communications 9
V. Social Diversity 3
VII. Elective Courses
A. Required Elective Course
Total Credits 38

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