Forestry Associates Degree - with transfer to 4-year university

General

Program Description

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.

Forestry

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester

  • ENG-105 Composition I ^ 3 s.h.
  • CHM-151 College Chemistry 4 s.h.
  • MAT-121 College Algebra * 4 s.h.
  • SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
  • AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 s.h.

Total 15 s.h.

Second Semester

  • ENG-106 Composition ^ 3 s.h.
  • CHM-152 College Chemistry II 4 s.h.
  • SOC-110 Intro. to Sociology 3 s.h.
  • MUS-100, PHI-101
  • OR DRA-119 3 s.h.
  • Social Science Classes 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h.

Third Semester

  • BIO-202 Biology I ** 4 s.h.
  • ENV-110 Environmental Science 3 s.h.
  • PHI-105 Intro to Ethics 3 s.h.
  • MAT-156 Intro to Statistics 3 s.h.
  • SOC-115 Social Problems ^^ 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h.

Fourth Semester

  • SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
  • BIO-203 Biology II ** 4 s.h.
  • MAT-140 Finite Math 3 s.h.
  • SDV-210 Coop Ed. Internship ** 2 s.h.
  • Humanities class (see ISU international perspective options) 3 s.h.

Total 15 s.h.

See NIACC catalog for list of Humanities and Social Science courses.

*- Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class.

**- To be accepted at ISU, BIO 202 & BIO 203 must BOTH be taken at NIACC.

***- Practical work experience required in this field for a four year degree.

^– ISU requires a minimum of C grade for these classes.

^^– SOC-115 fulfills ISU U.S. Diversity requirement

ISU will accept a total of 65 community college credits. International Perspective options: ART 203, 204, FLS 142, HIS 112, 113, MUS 100, POL 121

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

  • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions. An AS Degree may be sufficient for this major–confirm appropriateness with your transfer institution.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language & Diversity Requirements.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
Last updated Nov 2017

About the School

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Juni ... Read More

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Junior College, NIACC has the distinct privilege of being the oldest Iowa community college. In 2018, NIACC will be celebrating the College’s 100 year anniversary of providing an education to our students... Read less