Arts & Sciences

Do you know exactly what you want to do with your life, but want smaller class sizes, closer to home at a more affordable cost?  Or maybe you’re unsure what your future holds and still need time to figure it out.  Either way, we have the classes and transfer majors you need to take that next step. 

Transfer your Arts & Sciences credits from Indian Hills Community College to the four-year school of your choice and be ahead of the game with a lot less student debt. 

Your passions and hopes for the future drive you, and our arts and sciences programs are the first steps you’ll take. Take charge of your future. It’ll be Life. Changing.

So where should you start? First, check out our transfer options below and pick one (or two) that you're excited to learn more about!. 

Associate of Applied Sciences

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.
Culinary Arts, A.A.S. 

Transfer Majors

Associate of Arts, Online
Agriculture Education, A.A.
Agronomy, A.S.
Animal Science, A.S.
Associate of Science, A.S.
Biology, A.S.
Business, A.A.
Chemistry, A.S.
Communication, A.A.
Early Childhood Education Diploma
Early Childhood Teacher Licensure, A.A.
Elementary Education, A.A.
English, A.A.
Fine Arts, A.A.
History, A.A.
Mathematics, A.S.
Physics, A.S.
Political Science, A.A.
Psychology, A.A.
Secondary Education, A.A.
Sociology, A.A.
Theatre, A.A.

Transfer Pathways

Graphic Design
Natural Resources
Social Work
Sports Medicine




You’ve found your dream program (or two). So, now what?

Step two – Apply! Did you know you can complete your Associate Degree on the Ottumwa or Centerville Campus, at one of the four County Service Centers or even online!  

Why Start at Indian Hills Before Transferring to a Four-Year School?

  • Saves Money on Tuition
  • Smaller Class Sizes
  • Flexible Course Schedules

In two easy steps you’re ready to start your Associate Degree at Indian Hills!  Keep a look out for more information about Online Orientation and scheduling an appointment with an Academic Advisor.  We can’t wait to see where this Life. Changing. journey takes you! 


donDon Waltenberger, Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5154 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5154
Email: [email protected]