Course Equivalency Guide between Iowa Wesleyan University and Kirkwood Community College

Business Administration- Management

An Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree from KCC 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 credits of 300 level or higher IW course work, and the field experience 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 Arts

  • Communications (8): ENG 105 and ENG 106, SPC 112
  • History/Cultures: (6): Selections to include HIS 151 or HIS 152
  • Humanities (9): Selections to include PHI 105
  • Social Science (9): Selections to include ECN 120 and ECN 130
  • Math (3): Selections to include MAT 157
  • Science (8): Selections to include one Lab Science
  • Electives (21): Selections from- BUS 102, MGT 101, MKT 110, ACC 152, ACC 156, BUS 185, and BUS 186

An Associate of Applied Science Degree from KCC will confer up to a maximum of 60 semester hours (junior status) upon a student, and credits from it may satisfy IW’s general education requirements on a per-course transcript analysis. The recommended curriculum, based on online degree plan from KCC’s website is listed below:

Semester KCC Course # KCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
Semester 1 BUS 101 Orientation to Business Professionalism 3 Elective 3
BUS 102 Intro  to Business 3 BA 100 Survey of Business 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3 ENG 109 College Writing 3
MAT 157 Statistics 4 MATH 171 Statistics 4
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSYC 131 General Psychology 3
Semester 2 BUS 192 Professionalism: Business Competition 3 Elective 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computers 3 Elective 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management 3 BA 310 Principles of Management 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3 COMM 147 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ENG 106 Composition 3 ENG 110 College Research 3
Semester 3 MGT 121 Project Management Basics 3 Elective 3
MGT 170 Human Resource Management 3 BA 360 Human Resource Management 3
MKT 110 Principles of Marketing 3 BA 320 Principles of Marketing 3
ECN 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECN 102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Science with a Lab **See IW Suggestions 4 IW Suggestion: A & P, Zoology, Botany, or Ecology and Conservation 4
Semester 4 ACC 152 Financial Accounting 4 ACTG 210 Financial Accounting 3
MGT 130 Principles of Supervision 3 Elective 3
MGT 300 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 Elective 3
PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics 3 PHIL 215 Ethics for Life and Career 3
Semester 5 ECN 130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 ECN 101 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 301 Management Capstone 3 Elective 3
Management Electives- See IW Suggestions 9 IW suggestions: ACC 156, BUS 185, Microsoft Classes 9

Among any additional elective courses competed at KCC, the following courses are recommended by Iowa Wesleyan University to ensure as efficient transfer as possible:

KCC Course # KCC Course Name Hours IW Course # IW Course Name Hours
ART 101 Art Appreciation 3 Art 203 Art Appreciation 3
ENG 221 Creative Writing 3 ENG 247 Imaginative Writing 3