Seamless Transition to Your B.A.
Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies is exclusively for students seeking to complete degrees begun elsewhere. We facilitate the smooth transfer of credits from Indian Hills Community College. This advising guide is effective for students entering BVU in the 2011-12 academic year. As course and degree requirements change, students are encouraged to consult with BVU personnel.
Indian Hills Community College has a full articulation agreement with Buena Vista University. Students who have completed an approved associate's degree at IHCC can seamlessly move on to complete a bachelor's degree through Buena Vista University.
B.A. DEGREE WITH A DISTRIBUTIVE MAJOR IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
Courses Required for a Health Care Administration Distributive Major (45 credits)
IHCC Courses That Fulfill BVU Requirements
RELI 336 - Professional Ethics
SCWK 350 - Social Welfare Programs & Policies
SOCI 380 - Methods of Social Research I
PSYC 389 - Introduction to Counseling
6 credit hours from:
PSYC 329 - Psychology of Gender
PSYC 364 - Industrial Psychology
PSYC 369 - Psychology of Personality
PSYC 450 - Topics in Psychology
15 credit hours from:
SCWK 351 - Aging in American Society
SCWK 352 - Child and Family Welfare
SCWK 353 - Social Intervention with Families
SCWK 375 - Selected Topics in Social Work
SCWK 381 - Methods of Social Research II
SOCI 301 - Human Services in Rural Communities
SOCI 302 - Sociology of Deviant Behavior
SOCI 361 - Racism & Sexism in American Life
SOCI 450 - Topics in Sociology
3 credit hours from:
SOCI 450 - Practicum in Human Services
PSYC 495 - Internship (transfer)
HCAD - Practicum in Health Care Administration
PSYC/SOCI/SCWK - Upper Level Elective
9 credit hours of business with 3 credit hours at 300/400 level
Students must earn a minimum of 12 credit hours at the 300/400 level in their major from Buena Vista University. All transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis. If questions should arise, please contact Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies - Ottumwa 800.682.8208 or 525 Grandview Avenue, Room 149, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.