Iowa State University Transfer Notes
Students are encouraged to use the following information while planning their associate’s degree at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. This information is intended to assist students in the transfer process to Iowa State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology after the completion of the associate’s degree.
- Students are encouraged to participate in ISU’s Admissions Partnership Program and use Psychology Transfer Plans.
- ISU’s Psychology program requires a grade of "C" or better in Composition II. If not
achieved, the course may need to be retaken at ISU.
- ISU requires that students take an International Perspective course. This course does
not have to be taken prior to transfer, however EICC does offer approved International
Perspective courses: ANT:105, HIS:117, MUS:100, POL:121, POL:125, or REL:101
- ISU requires that students take a US Diversity course. This course does not have to
be taken prior to transfer, however EICC does offer approved US Diversity courses:
EDU:235, EDU:245, PSY:261, or SOC:115.
- ISU's Psychology program requires 6 credits of philosophy courses. PHI:101 or PHI:105
can be taken to fulfill requirements for the Transfer Major AA degree and both are
transferrable to ISU.
- Natural and Physical Science course recommendations: ISU recommends that students
take either BIO:105 or BIO:163 for the Transfer Major AA requirement and one of the
following for the Physical Science requirement- CHM:122 or PHY:162. Additional Science
may be required if a student is pursuing a B.S. at ISU.
- If additional electives are needed for the Transfer Major AA degree, MAT:210, BUS:210,
MAT:121, MAT:128, or MAT:140 are recommended. If pursuing a B.S., a student should
take MAT:210 and one of the additional math courses listed along with additional natural
- Foreign Language requirement: Students can fulfill ISU’s College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences foreign language requirement through 3 years in a single language in high
school or 2 semesters in a single language in college.
- Additional resources can also be found on the EICC Iowa State University Transfer Page.
EICC strongly recommends you contact your intended transfer institution for specific transfer information and course recommendations. Transfer Partners ultimately determine the transferability of courses and how they will apply toward bachelor degree progress. Completion of a Transfer Major, AA degree does not guarantee admission to a Transfer Partner. Transfer admission requirements are determined by Transfer Partners. EICC strongly recommends you contact your intended transfer institution for information about admission requirements.
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It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, firstname.lastname@example.org or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.