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Associate of Arts (AA) degree
Buena Vista University transcripts all credits included in an AA degree or associate of science (AS) degree and selected associate of applied science (AAS) degrees. A maximum of 68 semester hours from a community college will be counted toward the minimum 128 hours required for graduation.

Individual Courses
Buena Vista normally transcripts all arts and sciences or college transfer course work.

The actual equivalency or appropriateness of a specific transfer course for major, minor, concentration or general education area is determined by the Registrar’s Office in consultation with the appropriate School Dean.

Majors or Programs at Iowa Lakes
Through the Lakes and Prairie Center at Iowa Lakes, the following majors are available: Accounting, Elementary Education, Human Services, Management/Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Political Science, Political Science/Corrections, Political Science/Criminal Justice-Legal Assistant-Pre-Law, Sociology, and Technology Management. Minors in Psychology, Sociology, and Political Science are available. Specific guides that have the course requirement and equivalencies are available in the Center or an Iowa Lakes advisor or counselor. The Buena Vista University Center contact is at 712-262-8090 or 800-798-8090.

Students planning to major in Accounting or Management / Entrepreneurship can check the Transfer Planning by Major web page for specific course recommendations at Iowa Lakes Community College.

Equivalency Guides
For course equivalencies and program guides, contact an advisor or counselor at Iowa Lakes.

For questions or comments on transferring from Iowa Lakes Community College, you can email Jody Condon, Counselor, at


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