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:

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:

Course Credits
PSYC1200 - General Psychology 3
SOC1111 - Introduction to Sociology 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

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

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

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

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

Course Credits
BUS2150 - Legal Environment of Business 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
PSYC1200 - General Psychology 3
SOC1111 - Introduction to Sociology 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

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