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2021-2022 Course Catalog 
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Human and Family Services: Transfer Major AA

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This Associate of Arts transfer degree is designed for students transferring to the University of Northern Iowa or Iowa Wesleyan University to study Human and Family Services. Requirements may vary at other institutions so students should become familiar with the specific course requirements of the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer. For more information about the Human and Family Services Transfer Major AA Degree, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/humanservices.

Program Details

Locations: Ankeny, Carroll, Newton, Online, Urban

Students may start this program any semester

Program Graduation Requirements

To earn a Human and Family Services: Transfer Major AA, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Diversity Requirement:

Complete 3 semester credit hours to satisfy the Diversity Requirement with a minimum grade of “C.” The Diversity Requirement does not increase the number of credits required for graduation. The course used to fulfill the Diversity Requirement may also be used to fulfill three credits of Core requirements in Communications, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Humanities or Distributed Requirements, providing the diversity course is listed as fulfilling Core requirements in Communications, Social & Behavioral Sciences or the Humanities. If the course does not fall under any of the Core groups, the course used to fulfill the Diversity Requirement may count as an elective.

*HSV185 will satisfy the Diversity Requirement and would be a helpful going into the Human Service/Social Work field.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Award - 64

Transfer Note:

Options should be chosen based on the University to which you intend to transfer. Discuss transfer options with an advisor. Additional electives can be chosen within the Human Service Program including: (HSV 185  , HSV 135  , HSV 220  , & HSV 255  ). These courses will assist you when transferring on to a Social Work BA program as well as working in the field. 

Courses listed below reflect courses that transfer to Iowa State, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa.  See DMACC course Catalog for other course offerings that may also transfer.

Communication: ENG 105  , ENG 106  , SPC 101  , SPC 122  

Social Behavioral Sciences: Choose appropriate sequence: ECN 120  , ECN 130  , HIS 112  , HIS 113  , HIS 150  , HIS 153  , HIS 257  , POL 111  , POL 121  , POL 125  , PSY 111  , PSY 121  , SOC 110  , SOC 115  , SOC 120  , ANT 105  

Math & Science: MAT 121  , MAT 141  , MAT 148  , MAT 157  , MAT 211  , MAT 217  , MAT 219  , MAT 217  , MAT 219  , MAT 227  , PHY 160  , PHY 161  , PHY 213  , PHY 223  , BIO 104  , BIO 156  , BIO 168  , BIO 168  , BIO 173  , CHM 105  , CHM 263  , CHM 273  , ENV 115  , ENV 116  , ANT 202  

Humanities: Choose appropriate sequence:  HIS 112  , HIS 113  , DRA 101  , FLF 151  , FLF 152  , FLF 241  , FLF 242  , FLS 151  , FLS 152  , FLS 241  , FLS 242  , LIT 101  , LIT 110  , LIT 111  , PHI 105  , PHI 110  *  Your Electives. Distributed Courses should reflect your area of interest or interest exploration.  Please review your transfer college/ program requirements.

Fixed Costs

Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$174.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6857, dso@dmacc.edu. Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6216, Title9@dmacc.edu. Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczysnki Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:
Agriculture, Natural and Environmental Science
Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
Arts, Design, and Visual Communication
Business, Management, and Marketing
Education, Public, and Human Services
Health Science
Hospitality and Culinary
Information Technology
Transportation & Logistics

Entrance requirements for specific programs can be found at https://www.dmacc.edu/admissions/Pages/checklist.aspx. (2021)

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