Academics

Business (A.A.) – Iowa State University

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics** 3 s.h.
MAT-156 Intro to Statistics** 3 s.h.
BCA-102 Intro to Business 3 s.h.
Humanities 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics** 3 s.h.
MAT-161 Business Statistics** 3 s.h.
PHI-105 Intro To Ethics* 3 s.h.
ACC-111 Intro to Accounting (if needed) OR
Elective
3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Third Semester
ACC-121 Principles of Acct I** 3 s.h.
Social Science Class 3 s.h.
International/Global Requirement* 3 s.h.
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
MAT-121 College Algebra (if needed to get into Calculus) OR
General Education Elective
3-4 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.
Fourth Semester
ACC-122 Principles of Acct II# 3 s.h.
BUS-185 Business Law I* 3 s.h.
Humanities 3 s.h.
Science Class 3 s.h.
MAT-140 Finite Math** 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
MAT-165 Calculus (Calc for Business)*
(summer only)
3 s.h.

* – Support Classes
** – Foundation Classes
# – Business Core Course

Note: For additional information see Iowa State University Transfer Plan for the College of Business

A minimum 2.5 GPA in foundation courses is required for acceptance into the College of Business.

College of Business Admission Standards:

  • Completed 30 s.h. credit including:
    • Composition & Speech I & II – Take at ISU-BusAd-101 Business Orientation
    • Finite Math – Take at ISU-BusAd-250 Intro to Business
    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Principles of Accounting I
    • Stat-226 (Intro to Statistics & Business Statistics will sub for STAT 226 if both are completed)
    • Computer Proficiency Test-(Satisfied if you take BCA-101 Intro to Computers & Info Systems)