Hundreds of North Iowa Area Community College graduates transfer to four-year colleges and universities every year. Whether you want to become a teacher, lawyer, engineer, physician, artist or (you name it!), we can get you started. And if you’re unsure about a major, NIACC is a great place to get your feet wet.

NIACC offers the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree in virtually any field. The Associate Degree earned provides you with the general education requirements and core courses needed to continue your education as a junior at a four-year school.


Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester

  • ENG-102 Composition & Speech I 4 s.h.
  • CHM-166 General Chemistry I 5 s.h.
  • EGR-100 Orientation to Engineering 1 s.h.
  • EGT-181 Engineering Problems/Fortran 3 s.h.
  • MAT-210 Calculus I 4 s.h.
  • SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 18 s.h.

Second Semester**

  • ENG-103 Composition & Speech II 4 s.h.
  • EGT-192 Engineering Graphics/Design 3 s.h.
  • MAT-216 Calculus II 4 s.h.
  • CHM-176 General Chemistry 5 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.

Third Semester**

  • EGT-129 Statics of Engineering** 3 s.h.
  • MAT-219 Calculus III 4 s.h.
  • PHY-212 Classical Physics I 5 s.h.
  • Humanities/Social Science class 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.

Fourth Semester**

  • MAT-226 Differential Equations with Laplace 3 s.h.
  • PHY-222 Classical Physics II 5 s.h.
  • Humanities/Social Science class 3-6 s.h.
Total 11-14 s.h.

*– Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of Humanities/Social Science courses. Check specific transfer college for list.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

  • AS Degree requirements are met with this sample schedule. General Education Requirements will need to be completed at most transfer institutions.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
  • Schedule will vary dependent on type of engineering.**

Suggested Electives:

  • Introduction to Computers and Information
  • Systems Mechanics of Materials
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
Program taught in:
  • English

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