Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area—Health Science Transfer

Begin training for an exciting career in health care at Hawkeye Community College. Take your prerequisite coursework required for many health science careers at Hawkeye then transfer to the institution of your choice to continue on your education path to the career you desire.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.  Be sure to contact your transfer institution to ensure that you meet the current requirements for transfer into their program.

If you have previously completed a baccalaureate degree, your course requirements may be less.

Also keep in mind that admission to many health programs requires a minimum GPA. 

Courses you can take at Hawkeye to transfer to Allen College—UnityPoint

Learn more about Allen College—UnityPoint.

Courses you can take at Hawkeye to transfer to Upper Iowa University

Learn more about Upper Iowa University.

Courses you can take at Hawkeye to transfer to the University of Iowa

Learn more about the University of Iowa.

Career Outlook

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Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Emily Oldfather
Grundy Hall 266
319-296-4012
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Faculty Mentor

Martie Heath-Sinclair
Grundy Hall 201
319-296-2329 ext.1584
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Student Success Specialist

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Academic Advisor

J. Heim
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014
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Dean

Cynthia Bottrell
Grundy Hall 266
319-296-4470
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