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UNI Liberal Arts Core

This transfer plan is designed for students that DO NOT plan to complete an Associate of Arts degree from Hawkeye.

Courses selected in this plan will apply to the Liberal Arts Core at UNI.

The following requirements are subject to change without notice. Please check with UNI for course transfer equivalency verification.

UNI Liberal Arts Core

Students completing Hawkeye's Associate of Arts degree following the specifications of Hawkeye and meeting all conditions of Hawkeye's articulation agreement with UNI, will have met UNI's Liberal Arts Core requirements with the following exceptions:

  1. Capstone must be completed at UNI after transfer.

  2. A course in Non-Western Cultures must be completed either at Hawkeye or at UNI. Hawkeye offers the following Non-Western Cultures courses:
    • CLS130 African Cultures
    • CLS141 Mid Eastern History and Culture
    • CLS150 Latin American History and Culture
    • CLS160 East Asian History and Culture
    • CLS164 Japanese History and Culture
    • CLS172 Russian Civilization
    • HIS214 Russian History and Culture (This course does not fulfill the AA degree humanities requirement)
  3. Foreign Language Requirement (for students graduating from high school or earning a high school equivalency diploma in 1989 and later).

    You must meet one of the following requirements to fulfill the Liberal Arts Core Foreign Language Requirement:

    • Two years of the same high school foreign language are required with C- or better in last term, OR

    • Two semesters of the same foreign language in college with a C- or better in the second term.

      Hawkeye offers the following Foreign Language courses that fulfill this requirement:
      • FLS151 Spanish I AND
      • FLS152 Spanish II
1. Communication Essentials
Required: complete A, one course from B, one course from C, and complete D.

A.

Writing and Reading

  ENG105 Composition I AND
ENG106 Composition II

B.

Speaking and Listening

  SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communications
  SPC122 Interpersonal Communications
  SPC132 Group Communication
  SPC140 Oral Interpretation

C.

Quantitative Techniques and Understanding

  BUS210 Business Statistics
  MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts
  MAT156 Statistics
  MAT210 Calculus I
  MAT117 Math for Elementary Teacher (only for those planning on majoring in Elementary Education)

D.

Personal Wellness

  PEH111 Personal Wellness
2. Civilizations and Cultures
Required: two courses from A, one course from B.

A.

Humanities

  HIS117 Western Civilization I: Ancient and Medieval
  HIS118 Western Civilization II: Early Modern
  HIS119 Western Civilization III: The Modern Period

B.

Non-western Cultures

  CLS130 African Cultures
  CLS141 Mid Eastern History and Culture
  CLS150 Latin American History and Culture
  CLS160 East Asian History and Culture
  CLS164 Japanese History and Culture
  CLS172 Russian Civilization
  HIS214 Russian History and Culture (This course does not fulfill the AA degree humanities requirement)
3. Fine Arts, Literature, Philosophy, and Religion

Required: one course from A, one course from B.

A.

Fine Arts

  ART101 Art Appreciation
  ART106 Art Appreciation Studio
  MUS100 Music Appreciation
  DRA107 Theatrical Arts and Society
  DRA110 Intro to Film

B.

Literature, Philosophy, or Religion

  HUM140 Shakespeare
  LIT101 Intro to Literature
  LIT133 Minority Voices in U.S. Literature
  LIT142 Major British Writers
  PHI101 Intro to Philosophy
  PHI121 Classical/Medieval Philosophy
  REL101 Survey of World Religions
  REL130 Intro to Religions of the East
4. Natural Science and Technology

Required: one course from A, one course from B, with a total of 7 credits from A and B. One course must include a lab.

A.

Life Sciences

  BIO105 Introductory Biology
  BIO112 General Biology I
  BIO113 General Biology II
  BIO154 Human Biology
  BIO163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
  BIO168 Human A & P I w/lab
  BIO173 Human A & P II w/lab
  BIO185 Microbiology w/lab
  CNS121 Environmental Conservation
  CNS201 Conservation Biology

B.

Physical Sciences

  CHM122 Intro to General Chemistry
  CHM132 Intro to Organic and Biochemistry
  CHM165 General Chemistry I
  GEO131 Physical Geography
  GEO132 Physical Geography Lab
  ENV115 Environmental Science
  ENV116 Environmental Science Lab
  PHS120 Exploring Physical Science
  PHS142 Principles of Astronomy
  PHY162 College Physics I
  PHY212 Classical Physics I
5. Social Science

Required: one course from A, one course from B, and one course from A, B, or C.

A.

Sociocultural and Historical Perspectives

  GEO115 Human Geography
  GEO121 World Regional Geography
  HIS155 American Civilization
  SOC110 Intro to Sociology
  SOC195 Urban Studies
  SOC208 Cultural Anthropology (CLS108 Faces of Culture)
  SOC220 Sociology of Aging
  WST101 Women's Studies

B.

Individual and Institutional Perspectives

  ECN110 Intro to Economics (you will not receive credit for this course if you have taken or are currently enrolled in ECN120 or ECN130)
  PSY241 Abnormal Psychology
  POL111 American National Government
  POL121 International Relations
  PSY111 Intro to Psychology
  SOC120 Marriage and Family

C.

Topical Perspectives

  COM148 Diversity and the Media
  HIS257 African American History
  HIS277 History of Women in U.S.
  SOC115 Social Problems
  SOC200 Minority Group Relations
  SOC205 Diversity in America
6. Capstone
Must be completed at UNI after transfer. You must be of Junior or Senior status.