Business Transfer Pathway

Associate of Science (AS) - 60 credits

About this program
The Business Transfer Pathway AS offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated business bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State universities enter the university with junior-year status. Emphasis is on contemporary business practices through coursework in management, marketing, economics, accounting, technology and communications. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.
Program outcomes
  1. Function effectively in a diverse, global business community.
  2. Use critical thinking skills to analyze and solve business problems.
  3. Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and professional attitudes.
  4. Demonstrate effective business communication skills.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
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Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
42 Required courses
6 Restricted electives in courses
3 Restricted electives in MnTC Goal Areas
9 Restricted electives in course types
60 Total

Business - Associate of Science (AS)

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2210 Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2211 Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2212 Financial Accounting II 3
BUS2150 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS2204 Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 Principles of Marketing 3
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ECON2210 Macroeconomics 3
ECON2222 Microeconomics 3
ENGL1101 College Writing 3
MATH1114 College Algebra 4
MATH1213 Introduction to Statistics 4
MIS1100 Business Computers 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
PSYC1200 General Psychology 3
SOC1111 Introduction to Sociology 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
PHIL1200 Applied and Professional Ethics 3
PHIL1201 Ethics 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

6 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career
General Education w/MnTC Goals
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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2211 Financial Accounting I 3
BUS2206 Principles of Marketing 3
ECON2222 Microeconomics 3
ENGL1101 College Writing 3
MIS1100 Business Computers 3

1st Spring Term - 16 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2212 Financial Accounting II 3
ECON2210 Macroeconomics 3
MATH1114 College Algebra 4

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career
General Education w/MnTC Goals

2nd Fall Term - 14 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2210 Managerial Accounting 4
BUS2204 Principles of Management 3
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
MATH1213 Introduction to Statistics 4

2nd Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
BUS2150 Legal Environment of Business 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
PSYC1200 General Psychology 3
SOC1111 Introduction to Sociology 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
PHIL1200 Applied and Professional Ethics 3
PHIL1201 Ethics 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career
General Education w/MnTC Goals