Academics

Law

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ART-101 Art Appreciation OR
MUS-100 Music Appreciation
3 s.h.
ENG-102 Composition & Speech I 4 s.h.
MAT-121 College Algebra a 4 s.h.
POL-111 American National Government 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Elective b c d 3 s.h.
Total 18 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-103 Composition & Speech II 4 s.h.
PSY-111 Intro to Psychology 3 s.h.
POL-112 State and Local Government 3 s.h.
Humanities class 3 s.h.
Elective b c d 3 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Third Semester
POL-121 International Relations 3 s.h.
PHI-105 Intro to Ethics 3 s.h.
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 s.h.
Natural Science class 3-4 s.h.
Elective b c d 3 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.
Fourth Semester
SPC-111 Public Speaking 2 s.h.
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 s.h.
SOC-110 Sociology 3 s.h.
Natural Science class 3-4 s.h.
Elective b c d 3 s.h.
Total 14-15 s.h.

a – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. Consider also MAT-156, Intro to Statistics.
b – If transferring to ISU, consider courses from U.S. Diversity/International Perspectives.
c – If transferring to the University of Iowa Consider courses from the General Education lists of International & Global Issues; Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts; and Values, Society, and Diversity.
d – If transferring to UNI, consider HIS-254, American Indian History (Non-Western Cultures requirement).

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or 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.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Suggested Electives:

    • Business Law I & II
    • Criminal Law
    • Intro to Criminal Justice
    • Accounting Principles I & II
    • Intro to Comps & Info Systems
    • Computer Business Apps
    • Internet Law, Copyright, & Computer Ethics
    • Strategies for Academic Success