Business Transfer Pathway

​​​​​​​​The Business Transfer Pathway allows you to earn a Liberal Arts Associates in Arts (AA) degree that transfers to many four-year institutions in Iowa as well as throughout the country in degrees such as business, management, marketing, and MIS.

This pathway includes

  • business-focused courses (course numbers and descriptions below)
  • core classes. Please make sure to consult with a DMACC Advisor before choosing core classes.

If you are planning to complete the degree part-time, take all Term 1 courses before moving to Term 2.

Term 1

ACC 131 - Principles of Accounting I 4
ECN 130 - Principles of Microeconomics 3
Core Communications Course​3
CSC 110 - Intro to Computers3
SDV 108 - The College Experience​1
​Total ​14

Term 2

Course Credits
ACC 132 - Principles of Accounting II 4
ECN 120 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Core Humanities Course​3
Core Communications Course​3
Core Science with Lab Course​3
​Total ​16

Term 3 - Choose your Transfer University by Term 3 - Meet with Advisor

Course CreditsISU​​Iowa​UNI
Core Math Course (Based on ALEKS score)4
Core Communications Course 3
Core Humanities Course​3
General Business Course (Based on four year transfer school):3

BUS 185 - Business Law I*

​​BUS 185 - Business Law I*​Elective
General Business Course (Based on four year transfer school):​3 ​BUS 102 - Intro to Business*MGT 101 - Principles of Managment*BUS 231 - Quanititative Methods/Bus Decns*
​General Business Course (Based on four year transfer school):​1 ​ACC 202 - Accounting Cycle (ISU Accounting Majors) or 1 Credit Elective* ​ ​
​Total ​17

*Courses subject to change. Please see College Equivalency Guides for:

Term 4

Course Credits
Core Math Course4
Core Social & Behavioral Science Course3
​Core Humanities Course​3
Distributed Core Course4
Core Social & Behavioral Science Course3
​Total ​17

Degree Total: 64 Credits