English Transfer Major

Liberal Arts and Transfer

You will be introduced to the process of writing, research and analysis of literature. This degree will prepare you for a bachelor's degree in English, literature and other related fields. This transfer degree's courses include Composition I and II, Introduction to Literature, Multicultural Literature, American Literature, and Creative Writing, as well as other general education courses required for the Associate of Arts degree.

The English Transfer Major A.A. degree fulfills the first two years of a four-year degree at Iowa State University, Clarke University and St. Ambrose University. Individual program courses may also transfer to other four-year universities. This program puts you on a successful path to earn a bachelor's degree.

Award: Associate of Arts
Credits: 60
Locations: Calmar, Online, Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program


Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $15,192*

There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.

Financial Aid Info
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years.
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Northeast Iowa Community College maintains formal transfer agreements with the institutions listed below.  If you plan to transfer to a four-year college, you should consult with your NICC advisor and an advisor at the four-year institution you intend to transfer with any questions or to select courses that satisfy the requirements of that institution.

Jeff Murphy

Jeffrey J. Murphy, M.A.
Executive Dean of Communication, Humanities, Math and Social Science

  • Email: murphyj@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 1235
  • Location: Calmar