Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Business Transfer Pathway (AS)

Start on the pathway to a 4-year degree in business with a competitive edge.


Associate of Science Degree General Requirements for Business Transfer Pathway

  1. A minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  3. 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 requirements below:

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) Requirements - A minimum of 30 credits to complete the MnTC required 6 goal areas for the AS degree. A MnTC course may satisfy more than one goal area; however, the credits only count once.

MnTC Goal Areas (30 credits):

Goal 1 Communication (Three courses) - 9 credits

  • ENGL1215 - College Writing I (3 credits)
  • COMM1218 - College Speech (3 credits)
  • ENGL2525 - College Writing II (3 credits)

Goal 2 Critical Thinking

  • (Fulfilled by ENGL2525 College Writing II)

Goal 3 Natural Science - 3 credits

  • BIOL 1120 Environmental Science (3 credits)

Goal 4 Mathematical/Logical Reasoning - 6 credits

  • MATH1230 Introduction to Statistics (3 credits)
  • MATH 1220 College Algebra (3 credits)

Goal 5 History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences - 6 credits

  • ECON2530 Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECON2520 Microeconomics (3 credits)
Goal 6 The Humanities and Fine Arts - 3 credits

MnTC Theme Goal Areas:

Goal 8 Global Perspective

  • (Fulfilled by ECON2530 Macroeconomics)

Goal 10 People and the Environment

  • (Fulfilled by BIOL 1120 Environmental Science)

MnTC Elective Goal 7 or 9 - 3 credits


Business Credits (30 cr):

  • ACCT2201 Financial Accounting (4 Credits)
  • ACCT2202 Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • BUSN2220 Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • BUSN2225 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUSN2215 Business Ethics (3 credits)
  • BUSN2210 Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • BUSN2000 Small Business Development (3 credits)
  • BUSN1245 Business Computers (3 credits)
  • BUSN or ACCT Elective (4 credits)

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