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Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

What is Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)?

The Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) contains the minimum number of credits (40) needed to complete the general education requirement at all Minnesota public colleges and universities. These 40 credits must be completed in 10 goal areas (listed below) and completed with a minimum of 2.0 GPA. All of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses offered by Northland Community & Technical College will transfer within MinnState in the goal areas designated by Northland. Northland urges students to contact an advisor or Transfer Specialist to discuss further details regarding the MnTC and the Liberal Arts program.

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Transfer

The Liberal Arts program at Northland includes the first two years of most degrees at a four-year institution and is designed for transfer. Students who complete the Associate of Arts (AA) degree at Northland are assured of a smooth transfer in to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Associate of Arts degree is usually accepted at most out-of-state colleges. The AA degree requires the completion of a total of 60 credits, 40 of which must be taken from the MnTC. A 2.0 GPA is required in the 40 credits of MnTC. The remaining 19 credits can be taken either in the MnTC or in general education areas not listed on the MnTC (a maximum of 16 technical credits can apply). However, if you have decided upon a major at a specific university, it would be beneficial for you to choose “elective courses” that apply to that program. You may also want to review our Associate of Arts Transfer Pathway options.

Courses Meeting MnTC Goal Areas

This planning sheet identifies courses in ALL 10 Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas.

Liberal Arts & Transfer Previous Program Guides

  • Liberal Arts Plan – Jan 11, 2017
  • Liberal Arts Plan – May 8, 2015
  • Liberal Arts Plan – Nov 12, 2013
  • Liberal Arts Plan – April 29, 2013
  • Liberal Arts Plan – April 1, 2013
  • Liberal Arts Plan – Nov 14, 2012
  • Liberal Arts Plan – April 30, 2012
  • Liberal Arts Plan – Dec 09, 2011
  • Liberal Arts Plan – Nov 30, 2009
  • Liberal Arts Plan – May 8, 2009
  • Liberal Arts Plan – March 6, 2008
  • Liberal Arts Plan – May 9, 2007