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Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) Goals

Goal 1 Written and Oral Communication-Minimum of 9 credits including ENGL1711, ENGL1712 and one Speech Course
 
Goal 2 Critical Thinking-Fulfilled when all MnTC goals are completed
  
Goal 3 Natural Sciences-Minimum of two courses (7 credits) from two different disciplines, one which must be a lab course
 
Goal 4 Mathematics/Symbolic Systems-Minimum of one course (3 credits)
 
Goal 5 History and the Social and Behavioral Science-Minimum of three courses (9 credits) from three different disciplines
 
Goal 6 The Humanities—Arts, Literature and Philosophy-Minimum of three courses (9 credits) from three different disciplines
 
Goal 7 Human Diversity-Minimum of one course
 
Goal 8 Global Perspective-Minimum of one course
 
Goal 9 Ethical and Civic Responsibility-Minimum of one course
 
Goal 10 People and the Environment-Minimum of one course

The Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) is the general education curriculum for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Completion of this defined transfer curriculum at one institution enables a student to receive credit for all lower division general education upon admission to any other Minnesota public institution.

To earn the full Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, all ten goal areas listed below must be completed. A total of at least 40 semester credits must be earned. Courses designated with a superscript (e.g., BIOL 172010) satisfy more than one goal area; however, credits are counted only once toward the 40-credit minimum requirement. A (p) indicates a prerequisite is required for that course. Completion of the MnTC meets the lower division general education requirements at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the University of Minnesota.

To follow the Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science requirements for general education courses, choose from the MnTC courses according to the distribution requirements for your degree. The Associate in Science degree requires 30 MnTC credits; the Associate in Applied Science degree requires 16 MnTC credits.

Transfer Grades
All college level courses in which a student has received a grade of A, B, C, D or P/S will be considered for transfer evaluation. No F grade courses will be accepted. Please note that while D grades will transfer and will fulfill Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) requirements, some programs require all courses to have a grade of C or higher to fulfill requirements.