Course Equivalency Guide between Iowa Wesleyan University and Indian Hills Community College

Biology

An Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree from IHCC will fulfill all IW college-wide Wesleyan Studies course requirements except the “Global Awareness” course requirement, the “Writing Intensive” course requirement, the “Service Learning” course requirement, 30 hours of 300 level or higher IW credit, and the internship requirement. A maximum of 60 semester hours (Junior Status) will be conferred upon the student. Recommended course selections are listed below to maximize transfer status:

Associate of Sciences— Suggested Pathway


IHCC Course # IHCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
ENG 105 Composition I 3 ENG 109 College Writing 3
ENG 106 Composition II 3 ENG 110 College Research 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3 COMM 147 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
MAT 125 Pre-Calculus 3 MATH 162 College Algebra and Trigonometry 4
MAT 157 Statistics 4 MATH 171 Statistics 4
MAT 210 Calculus I 3 MATH 231 Calculus I 4
BIO 127 Field Botany 3 BIO 201 General Botany 3
BIO 175 Human Anatomy** 3 See Note**
BIO 176 Human Anatomy Lab** 1 See Note**
BIO 178 Human Physiology 3 See Note**
BIO 179 Human Physiology Lab** 1 See Note**
BIO 187 Microbiology with Lab 4 BIO 350 Microbiology 4
CHM 157 Principles of Chemistry I 3 CHEM 175 Principles of Chemistry I 4
CHM 158 Principles of Chemistry II 4 CHEM 176 Principles of Chemistry II 4
HIS 151 US History to 1877 3 HIST 125 Survey of US History 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSYC 131 General Psychology 3
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3
LIT 101 Introduction to Literature 3 ENG 201 Survey of Literature 3
PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics 3 PHIL 215 Ethics for Life and Career 3
ART 101 Art Appreciation 3 ART 203 Art Appreciation 3
CSC 105 Computer Essentials 1 Elective 1
SDV 101 How to be Successful in College 3 WS 100 Wesleyan Seminar 1

** IHCC BIO 175/176 (Anatomy) and BIO 178/179 (Physiology) must all be completed with a C- or better to meet the IW BIO 241 (Anatomy & Physiology I) and BIO 242 (Anatomy & Physiology II) Biology major requirement. Otherwise both IW’s BIO 241 and BIO 242 are required to be completed.

Suggested Electives for AS Degree: At Iowa Wesleyan, every Biology Major picks a concentration along with their Biology core materials. The concentration courses could be used for your electives for your AS degree. Please note, these are not all of the courses that will fulfill the Iowa Wesleyan Biology Concentrations, but will give you a head start within the program. See the concentrations below.

Biology Major with a Concentration in Medical Science or Concentration in Chemistry

IHCC Course # IHCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
MAT 210 Calculus I 4 MAT 231 Calculus 4
CHM 251 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 355 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 252 Organic Chemistry II 4 CHEM 356 Organic Chemistry II 4

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Biology Major with a Concentration in Physical Therapy

IHCC Course # IHCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSYC 131 General Psychology 3
PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3 PSYC 251 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 241 Abnormal Psychology 3 PSCY 361 Abnormal Psychology 3

Biology Major with a Concentration in Occupational Therapy

IHCC Course # IHCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3 PSYC 251 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 241 Abnormal Psychology 3 PSCY 361 Abnormal Psychology 3

Biology Major with a Concentration in Veterinary Medicine

IHCC Course # IHCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
MAT 210 Calculus I 4 MAT 231 Calculus 4
CHM 262 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 355 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 272 Organic Chemistry II 4 CHEM 356 Organic Chemistry II 4
BUS 102 Introduction to Business 3 BA 100 Survey of Business 3