With an Associate in Arts degree from Northland, students acquire a solid foundation in the liberal arts with the ability to pursue in-depth study in their chosen fields.
The Liberal Arts and Transfer Program provides the first two years of most baccalaureate degrees and are designed for transfer to a four-year institution. Students who complete the Associate in Arts degree at Northland, which includes the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, are assured of seamless transfer into Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, as well as into the University of Minnesota system, and usually are accepted into most out-of-state colleges including the University of North Dakota. Northland identifies three pathways to the Associate in Arts degree. These pathways are intended as guides to help students attain their goal of a Transfer Degree that meets their anticipated goals in attaining a baccalaureate degree at a four year institution. In addition, two of the five Associate in Science degrees have transfer as a central focus.
|Communications & Humanities||A.A.||60|
|Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics||A.A.||60|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences||A.A.||60|
|Health Sciences Broad Field||A.S.||60|
The purpose of General Education at Northland Community & Technical College is to establish a foundation of broad-based learning that exposes learners to a diversity of views and attitudes, which enhance the intellectual capacity to be active participants in a global, diverse society.
In addition to serving as part of an Associate in Arts degree, general education courses support technical programs in personal and professional development in the pursuit of life-long learning.