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General Education/MnTC Requirements
The Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) is the general education curriculum for the Minnesota State system. Choose MnTC courses according to the requirements listed in your Program Requirements Guide.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)
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Tool Costs
Students will need to supply their own basic tools and toolbox. The estimated cost for professional quality tools and toolbox is approximately $2,000–$3,000. Tool vendors will be on campus during the first week.

Career Information

Career Settings

  • Independent garages
  • Dealership garages
  • Specialist shops
  • Own your own shop
  • Mass merchandise shops

Potential Employers

  • Ford, Chrysler and GM
  • Goodyear
  • Firestone
  • Honda
  • Tires Plus
  • State of Minnesota
  • Toyota
  • Any auto repair facility

Transfer Pathways

Saint Paul College has transfer articulation agreements between the following programs and post-secondary institutions for the baccalaureate degree programs listed below.

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Automotive Service Technician AAS

  • ​BS Operations Management,  Minnesota State University-Moorhead
  • BA Individualized Studies, Metropolitan State University

Automotive Service Technician Diploma

  • BS Operations Management,  Minnesota State University-Moorhead

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