The Political Science Transfer Pathway AA offers students the opportunity to complete an Associate of Arts degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated political science 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.
Demonstrate familiarity with the methods and concepts used in the study of political science.
Demonstrate familiarity with political institutions and processes.
Develop skills that enable participation in public and civic life.
Reflect on their own political, social and cultural values as they relate to the study of political science.
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