Transfer Guides by Major

Listed below are some general major areas for transfer.  If you are considering a field in one of these areas, click to see what four-year schools have specific transfer plans in place.  This way you'll know what classes to take at SWCC before transferring to one of our articulated four-year colleges/universities.

Field College Name  Majors
  Graceland University Ag business
  Iowa State University Ag majors
  Northwest Missouri State University Agriculture Transfer Guide
  Buena Vista University Accounting, applied managementfinancial decision making, health services leadership, management, marketing, organizational leadership: business, and sports business
  Iowa State University Core for a business major 
  Northwest Missouri State University Business Transfer Guide
University of Iowa Core for a business major
  University of Northern Iowa Actuarial sciencesbusiness, business education

Secondary education majors - Contact the Office of Admissions at the school of your choice to find out program requirements and then use the course equivalency guides to determine the appropriate Southwestern courses.

  Buena Vista University Elementary education and secondary education
  Graceland University Elementary education
  Iowa State University Early childhood educationelementary education, and physical education
  Northwest Missouri State University Admission requirements for professional (teacher) education program, Elementary Education
  University of Iowa Education
  University of Northern Iowa Business education, early childhood education, and elementary education
  Iowa State University Core for most engineering majors 
  University of Iowa Core for most engineering majors
 Liberal Arts    
  Buena Vista University Criminal justice, human services, organizational leadership: human servicespsychology
  Central College Criminal justice
  Central Missouri Criminal justice
  Drake University Health sciences and pharmacy
  Graceland University Criminal justice
  Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  Northwest Missouri State University 

General education requirements

  Simpson College Cornerstone requirements
  University of Iowa American Studies, anthropology, economics, English, geoscience, history, philosophy, political science, pre-pharmacypsychology, radiation sciencessocial work, sociology
Bachelor of Applied Studies
Bachelor of Liberal Studies
  University of Northern Iowa Athletic training & rehabilitation studies, biology, chemistry, communication disorderscommunications, criminology, earth science
  William Penn University Sociology with criminology emphasis
  Clarkson College RN to BSN
  Graceland University RN to BSN
  Mercy College of Health Sciences RN to BSN
  Nebraska Wesleyan University RN to BSN
  University of Iowa RN to BSN
  William Penn RN to BSN

Agriculture - Example degrees: animal science, agronomy, ag-business, ag-education, ag-economics, environmental studies, horticulture, and forestry

Business - Example degrees: accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing 

Education - Example degrees: elementary education, and athletic training

Engineering - Example degrees: biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical & computer, environmental, industrial, mechanical, and aerospace

Liberal Arts - Example degrees: art, anthropology, biology, chemistry, computer science, English, foreign language, geography, history, human services, journalism, mass communications, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics & astronomy, political science, psychology, and sociology