Programs of Study

Awards and Offerings

AA (Associate of Arts) Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses 

At MSC Southeast, liberal arts and sciences courses numbered 2000* or above meet the requirements of an Associate of Arts degree. Students enrolled in an AA degree program must complete a minimum of 40 liberal arts and sciences semester credits in all ten (10) different transfer goal areas that fulfill the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. All students much complete at least one (1) Communications/English course and one (1) Mathematics course as well as any other liberal arts and sciences courses listed on the specific program plan. 

AS (Associate of Science) Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses 

At MSC Southeast, liberal arts and sciences courses numbered 2000*or above meet the requirements of an Associate of Science degree. Students enrolled in an AS degree program must complete a minimum of 30 liberal arts and sciences semester credits in at least six (6) different transfer goal areas of the ten (10) goal areas in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. All students much complete at least one (1) Communications/English course and one (1) Mathematics course as well as any other liberal arts and sciences courses listed on the specific program plan. 

AAS (Associate of Applied Science) Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses

At MSC Southeast, liberal arts and sciences courses numbered 2000* or above meet the requirements of an Associate of Applied Science degree. Students enrolled in an AAS degree program must complete a minimum of 15 liberal arts and sciences semester credits in at least three (3) different transfer goal areas of the ten (10) goal areas in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. All students must complete at least one (1) Communications/English course and one (1) Mathematics course as well as any other liberal arts and sciences courses listed on the specific program plan.

*Please note: Beginning in Summer 2017, courses at this level will be numbered 1100 and above.

Diploma & Certificate General Education Courses 

At MSC Southeast, general education courses numbered 1000 or above meet the requirements for diplomas and certificates. Students enrolled in a diploma program must complete at least two (2) credits of Communications/English and two (2) credits of Mathematics as well as any other general education/applied courses listed on the specific program plan.

Developmental General Education Courses

Courses at this level are numbered "zero" level. They are designed to enhance the quality of student learning by strengthening academic skills and do not satisfy program requirements. Based on basic skills and placement tests -- ACCUPLACER** or ACT scores and/or past recent high school science experience -- students enroll in developmental coursework so they will be better prepared to enter a program major.

Pre Developmental General Education Courses

Courses at this level are numbered "zero-zero" level. They are designed to prepare students for developmental coursework and beyond. They do not satisfy program requirements, cannot count towards credit load, and are note eligible for financial aid. Based on basic skills/placement tests, such as the ACCUPLACER,** students enroll in these pre developmental coursework to strengthen their academic skills in math and/or English.

**See the ACCUPLACER placement chart for more detailed information.

 


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