Feb 06, 2023
Total Credits: 60
Major Number: 5905
CIP Code: 24.0101
The History Transfer Pathway AA degree offers students a powerful option: 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.
The History Transfer Pathway AA at Century College helps students put complex historical events into a broad range of social, cultural, political, and economic contexts, placing emphasis on structures like race, class, gender, and sexuality. In the program, students appraise and apply diverse historical sources and methods in order to analyze change and continuity across periods and cultures.
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.
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.
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 2: Critical Thinking
Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.
Goal 3: Natural Sciences
Minimum of 7 credits. Two courses from two different disciplines with at least one traditional lab course.
Goal 4: Math/Logical Reasoning
Minimum of 3 credits. Courses must be numbered between MATH 1025 and MATH 1082 , or PHIL 1041
MATH 1025 is recommended unless student will pursue a Social Studies Ed. licensure in which case MATH 1061 is recommended. (Check with Social Studies Ed program.
Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences
Minimum of 18 credits. Courses from three different disciplines.
Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts
Minimum of 9 credits. Three courses, at least ONE of which must be a literature course, from three different disciplines.
Goals 7-10: Theme Goals
Three credits in each of four Goal areas selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 and 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 8: Global Perspectives
Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility
Goal 10: People and the Environment
MnTC Elective Requirements (if needed to reach credit total)
Additional Elective Requirements (if needed to reach credit total)
- Any course(s) numbered 1000 or above (additional HIST course recommended) Please check with the receiving university to understand how it will transfer; a fourth history course may transfer into the major program in history or it may transfer only as an elective toward the bachelor’s degree.
Select 2 credits in PE/HLTH. At least one of which must be an activity course in PE.
- PE Activity Course (any course PE 1004-PE 2098) Credits: 1
- PE/HLTH Physical Education/Health (any course PE 1004-PE 2098; HLTH 1001-HLTH 1075 if needed)
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 188.8.131.52
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
This transfer pathway degree is designed to transfer to the following Minnesota State university designated baccalaureate degree majors. This information is subject to change. Refer to the Century College program webpage, transfer university websites, and Transferology for current information. Contact your Century academic advisor/counselor for more details and assistance.
Bemidji State University:
Metropolitan State University:
Minnesota State University, Mankato:
Minnesota State University, Moorhead:
Southwest Minnesota State University:
St. Cloud State University:
Winona State University:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- make use of historical thinking by evaluating the relevance of history to the modern world and to their own lives.
- analyze diverse historical materials, distinguishing primary from secondary sources.
- demonstrate effective use of historical evidence and methods.
- evaluate varied perspectives of human history using knowledge of diverse peoples within their distinctive historical contexts.
Program Contact Information
Robin Bowden 651.779.3453 Room 3455 West
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
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.