Academic Preparation

Transferring to UNI from an Iowa community college? Check out our Transfer Plans of Study to help with understanding course requirements and recommendations.

We've also put together lists of courses found in current catalogs from other select institutions along with information on how those courses transfer to UNI. To compare transfer courses with equivalent UNI courses, check out our Transfer Course Equivalency Lists or Transfer Plan-It tools. 

Learn more about your program of interest's College:

College of Business Administration (UNIBusiness)

UNIBusiness offers an array of academic programs providing basic business knowledge and the initial career insights that lead toward a meaningful, productive professional life. A broad list of programs suggests some of the possibilities and responsibilities in business careers. With the addition of the professional readiness program, internship experiences, study abroad, and campus organization activities, students can develop all the skills needed to compete following graduation. Explore the many academic options at UNIBusiness.

College of Education (COE)

UNI's College of Education is known for having some of the most innovative teacher education programs in the country. Year after year, our graduates are hired as teachers, principals and superintendents across the state, nation and around the world.

College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences (CHAS)

From art to physics to theatre, the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences at the University of Northern Iowa offers a host of dynamic majors in the arts, humanities, mathematics, sciences and technology. CHAS majors at UNI enjoy the best of two worlds: the advantages of a large university (a variety of programs and the latest technology) with the benefits of a private college (small classes and close connections to faculty).

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS)

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers a wide array of programs that explore how individuals, societies and cultures contribute to human development. From social work to criminology to interior design and more, we strive to use our knowledge to understand human nature, improve society and enrich people’s lives. A focus on hands-on learning opportunities through research, internships, field placement and study abroad helps ensure our students are well prepared for success after graduation.

Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs

The mission of the Office of Continuing and Distance Education is to expand access to high-quality educational opportunities available from the University of Northern Iowa through the use of a variety of methods and technologies and the provision of exemplary support services. We accomplish our mission by providing leadership in the planning, promotion, support, and administration of credit courses and programs that fall outside of “traditional” on-campus coursework. Our offerings are delivered online, via interactive video, at off-campus locations, or through a blended approach.

 If you have questions about courses you have already taken and how they apply toward your major, call (319) 273-2281, or schedule a visit to campus!