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English Transfer Pathway

Associate of Arts (AA) - 60 credits
Offered: On-Campus


The English Transfer Pathway AA offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete a 60-credit Associate of Arts degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated English 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.

Universities within the Minnesota State system include Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University, Moorhead; Southwest State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.

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Career Information

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Program Outcomes

A student completing Lake Superior College’s English Transfer Pathway AA and transferring into a designated bachelor’s program in English at a Minnesota State University will have junior standing and may complete the bachelor’s degree within an additional 60 credits. Students will be able to transfer to the following designated majors at these Minnesota State universities:

  • Bemidji State University: English BA
  • Metropolitan State University: English BA
  • Minnesota State, Mankato: English Studies, BA
  • Minnesota State, Moorhead: English Writing Emphasis, BA; English Emphasis in Integrated English and Publishing, BA
  • Southwest State University: English Literature Emphasis, BA; English Creative Writing Emphasis, BA
  • St. Cloud State University: English, Creative Writing, BA; English, Rhetoric and Writing, BA; English, English Studies (General), BA; English Linguistics, BA; English Literature, BA
  • Winona State University: English BA

In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a Minnesota State university’s designated program, students must earn an overall grade point average as indicated by the transferring university.

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