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Business Transfer Pathway, AS


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Total Credits: 60

Major Number: 5901
CIP Code: 52.0101

Program Description

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. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.

Minnesota State universities include:  Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University Moorhead; Southwest Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.

Program Prerequisites

None

Special Instructions

Students planning to transfer to a university outside of the Minnesota State system are advised to consult with their intended transfer institution as early as possible to determine transferability of the courses in this Transfer Pathway degree.

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 20


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


Select 10 credits
Note: Career/Occupational Elective courses may not fulfill upper-division business major requirements at some universities yet will transfer as electives. Verify with the receiving University and/or your Century advisor/counselor prior to selecting any Career/Occupational Requirements.

Total Credits: 10


MnTC/General Education Requirements


Goal 1: Communication


Goal 2: Critical Thinking


Goal 3 and/or 4: Natural Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning


Total Credits: 8

Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences


Two disciplines required

Total Credits: 9

Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts


Two courses from two different disciplines

Total Credits: 6

Goals 7-10: Theme Goals


Three credits in each of two Goal areas selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.

Goal 7: Human Diversity

Goal 8: Global Perspectives

Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Goal 10: People and the Environment

Total Credits: 30


MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.  This degree program is designed for both employment preparation and transfer. Some of the courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges.  If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

NOTE: The following Minnesota State university transfer information and designated degrees are pending Minnesota State system final approval and subject to change. Refer to the Century College program webpage for updated information and contact your Century academic advisor/counselor for more details.

 

At Bemidji State University:  2.25 GPA; Major courses with a “C” or higher

TBD

At Metropolitan State University:  Foundation Courses with “C-” or higher

BS Management
BS Business Administration
BS Entrepreneurship and Innovation
BS Human Resource Management
BS Finance
BS Marketing
BS Supply Chain Operations
BS International Business

At Minnesota State University, Mankato:  2.7 GPA

BS Management (Human Resource or Business emphasis)
BS Finance (General Finance Emphasis, Investment Analysis Emphasis, Institutional Finance Emphasis, Financial Planning and Insurance Emphasis, Corporate Finance Emphasis)
BS Marketing
BS International Business

At Minnesota State University, Moorhead:

BS Business Administration

At Southwest Minnesota State University:  2.50 GPA in all major course work taken at SMSU including courses transferred from other institutions. A grade point average of 2.00 in all minor course work is required.

BS Management (General Management, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management concentrations)

At St. Cloud State University:  2.65 GPA

BS Business Management
BS Management (Operations Management Concentration, Human Resources Concentration)

At Winona State University:  2.5 GPA, completion of specific courses with “C” or higher

TBD

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  1. Identify and explain the major functional areas of the business organizations including management, marketing, finance, information technology, human resources, and accounting.
  2. Recognize and recommend practical solutions for common business problems.
  3. Apply accounting concepts and principles in making decisions about business operation.
  4. Integrate management principles in relationship to finance, personnel, products, services and information.
  5. Apply commonly-used computer application programs to create relevant business documents.

Program Contact Information

Steve Ramsey 651.779.3250 Room 2245 East
Kavi Turnbull 651.773.1757 Room 2249 East

Sample Plan


Total Credits: 14


Total Credits: 16


Semester 3


Total Credits: 16


Semester 4


Total Credits: 14


Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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