The 60-credit A.A. degree has three parts:
- Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC): 40 credits
- Health & Physical Education: 2 credits
- Electives: 18 credits
Total: 60 credits
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The A.A. with Emphasis allows you to thoroughly prepare for your chosen major at a corresponding bachelor’s degree program at several public and private four-year colleges and universities. We strongly recommend that you work with an Inver Hills counselor or advisor when making your transfer plans.
Transfer Pathways are curriculum plans that allow you to seamlessly transfer with the goal to complete a related bachelor's degree program at any one of the seven Minnesota State universities.
After finishing your Transfer Pathway degree, you will be guaranteed junior-year status on admission to the university you've chosen. You also have the assurance you can earn your bachelor's degree after completing an additional 60 (for 120-credit programs).
You must still meet any special admission requirements for your chosen major and are not guaranteed admission into the major itself.
Minnesota State Universities
The MnTC and/or AA degree is also accepted by
You must take 2 credits in Health (HLTH) and Physical Education (PHED) coursework to complete your Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree.
Electives are additional Inver Hills courses that meet liberal arts, prerequisite, or degree requirements at your intended transfer school. All courses must be 1000 level or above.
We strongly recommend that you work with an Inver Hills counselor or advisor when selecting coursework to meet these requirements.
Note: A complete A.A. degree will fulfill general education coursework at the following schools:
Visit What Can I Do with This Major? to learn about opportunities provided by college majors from accounting to women's studies.