History Transfer Pathway AA

Associate of Arts (AA) - 60 credits

About this program
The History Transfer Pathway AA offers students the opportunity to complete an Associate of Arts degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated history 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. 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. Demonstrate a broad understanding of historical events.
  2. Demonstrate effective and proper use of the historical method and sources.
  3. Analyze and understand the diversity of peoples within their distinctive historical contexts.
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.
Tracks

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
3 Required courses
15 Restricted electives in courses
21 Restricted electives in MnTC Goal Areas
21 Restricted electives in course types
60 Total

Pathway Track

Required Courses:

Course Credits
ENGL1101 - College Writing 3

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
HIST1101 - Western Civilization: Ancient to 1600s 3
HIST1102 - Western Civilization: 1600s to the Present 3
HIST1201 - American History to 1877 3
HIST1202 - American History since 1877 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
COMM1130 - Small Group Communication 3
COMM1140 - Interpersonal Communication 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
ENGL1205 - Writing About Literature 3
ENGL1210 - Writing About Current Issues 3
ENGL1215 - Professional and Technical Writing 3

6 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
3. Natural Sciences

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
4. Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

9 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts

21 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals
Plans

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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Course Credits
ENGL1101 - College Writing 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
COMM1130 - Small Group Communication 3
COMM1140 - Interpersonal Communication 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

1st Spring Term - 15 credits

Course Credits

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
HIST1101 - Western Civilization: Ancient to 1600s 3
HIST1102 - Western Civilization: 1600s to the Present 3
HIST1201 - American History to 1877 3
HIST1202 - American History since 1877 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Course Credits
ENGL1205 - Writing About Literature 3
ENGL1210 - Writing About Current Issues 3
ENGL1215 - Professional and Technical Writing 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

2nd Fall Term - 15 credits

Course Credits

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
3. Natural Sciences

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
4. Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts

6 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

2nd Spring Term - 15 credits

Course Credits

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
3. Natural Sciences

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts

9 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals