Associate of Science (Transfer)
Northeast Iowa Community College

Program Details

Northeast Iowa Community College offers an online liberal arts degree, the Associate of Science degree.  This liberal arts degree is a transfer degree, intended for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate program.  The curriculum provides a foundation in mathematics and science that is designed for transfer in a prescribed area of specialization.  Students should choose an area of specialization as soon as possible so that the courses required for the major may be selected. 

You will complete a variety of general education courses in such areas as:

  • Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Social Science


  • High school transcript, or equivalent
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • ACCUPLACER reading and writing assessment and ALEKS math assessment
    • May be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT, ACT Compass, or ALEKS test scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission