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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Mathematics Transfer Major

Location(s): Calmar, Peosta, Online

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Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta, Online

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term

Award: Associate of Science degree

Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process  

The Associate of Science Mathematics Transfer Major provides a course of study which will transfer to specific four-year colleges and universities within Iowa. You will take courses in science, communication, humanities, social science and required math subject areas in preparation to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year college, you should select courses to satisfy requirements of the specific institution to which you intend to transfer.  Consult your advisor at the transferring four-year institution anytime you have questions about course selection.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences using various methods.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in problem-solving, logical thinking, and the application of mathematical processes.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply fundamental concepts in the natural sciences.
  • Students will understand the methods and models by which the social sciences study individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of diverse cultures, historical viewpoints, and global perspectives.
  • Students will locate, evaluate, and responsibly use and share information.
  • Students will demonstrate competent and relevant technology skills.

General Degree Requirements

  1. The Associate of Science degree will include a minimum of 60 semester hours of courses designed and acceptable for transfer, and may include up to 16 semester hours of career-technical courses. Note: Students not ready to begin college/transfer level writing and math courses may need additional prerequisite course work that requires them to exceed the 60 credit hours minimum.
  2. Students transferring an Associate of Science degree to a public university must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all graded arts and sciences courses acceptable for transfer.
  3. A 2.0 cumulative GPA and a passing grade in all required courses.
  4. Earn a minimum of 15 credit hours at NICC that meet degree requirements.
  5. Completion of SDV 179  The College Experience course.

General Education Core Requirements

Humanities/Social Science: 12 Credits

Transfer level courses from ART, ASL, CLS, DRA, ECN. FLS, GEO, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PHI, POL, PSY, REL, SOC

One of the following History courses is required: ART 203 , ART 204 , HIS 131 , HIS 132 , HIS 151 , HIS 152 , HIS 214  

One of the following diversity courses is required: ASL 131 , ASL 161 , ASL 241 , ASL 271 , COM 148 , FLS 141 , FLS 142 , FLS 241 , FLS 242 , HIS 214 , HUM 108 , LIT 134 , SOC 208  

Math and Science: 20 Credits

Elective(s): 19 Credits

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