Associate of Arts
degree general requirements
A minimum of 60 semester credits.
A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
A minimum cumulative MnTC GPA of 2.0.
4. A minimum of 20 semester credits applied
toward the degree must be taken at Minnesota State College Southeast.
5. Completion of the specific degree
Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)Requirements – A minimum of 40 credits to complete all 10 goal areas. A MnTC course may satisfy more than one goal
area, however, the credits only count once.
CORE GOAL AREAS:
Goal 1 Communication (Three courses)
- 9 credits
Goal 2 Critical
Thinking (met when 40
MnTC credits satisfying all 10 goal areas has been completed) Goal 3 Natural Science (Two science
courses from at least two different subject areas. One course must have a
traditional lab and the other must have a traditional lab or lab-like
experience.) - 6-8 credits Goal 4
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (One course) - 3 credits Goal 5 History and the
Social and Behavioral Sciences (Three courses from at least two different subject areas) - 9
credits Goal 6 The Humanities
and Fine Arts (3
courses from at least two different subject areas) - 9 credits
– College Writing 1 (3 credits)
– College Writing 2 (3 credits)
College Speech (3 credits)
THEME GOAL AREAS: Goal 7 Human Diversity
(One course) - 3 credits Goal 8 Global
Perspective (One course) - 3 credits Goal 9 Ethical and
Civic Responsibility (One course) - 3 credits
Goal 10 People and the Environment
(One course) -3 credits
Total minimum credits to complete the MnTC ten goal
areas: 40 credits
In addition to completing the MnTC,
the remaining 20 credits will include:
and Wellness Requirement, 2 credits
Requirement, 2 credits
Additional Electives, 16 credits (select
coursework appropriate to the student’s anticipated transfer program)