Business Transfer Pathway (BP/EP) Associate of Science

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Business Transfer Pathway AS offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated Business 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 Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University, and Winona State University.

Award Outcomes

Solve business problems using critical thinking and decision making techniques.

Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills in business communications.

Practice professional and ethical behavior.

Apply marketing concepts and strategies to business decision making.

Apply management concepts to business problems.

Utilize financial concepts in analysis of business problems.

Career Opportunities

This occupational area includes the following career titles: Business Manager or Business Specialist to name a few. Business Managers work within banks, insurance companies, healthcare facilities, government agencies, educational institutions, retail industries, and various service and manufacturing businesses.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 29 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1102Principles of Accounting I

4

ACCT2155Financial Accounting

4

ACCT2221Managerial Accounting

4

BUSN1000Introduction to Business

3

BUSN1140Business Law

3

BUSN2005Marketing Concepts and Strategies

4

BUSN2055Principles of Management

4

CCIS1080Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1

3

General Education Required 26 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM2050Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON2300Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

MATH2150Introduction to Statistics

3

MATH2200College Algebra

4

PHIL2200Ethics

3

General Education Elective 5 Credits

Choose five credits from two of the following MnTC

Goal Areas: 2, 3, 8, or 10

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Associate of Science Credits 60

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1102Principles of Accounting I

4

BUSN1000Introduction to Business

3

COMM2050Interpersonal Communication

3

ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

Total Credits  14

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT2155Financial Accounting

4

BUSN1140Business Law

3

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

PHIL2200Ethics

3

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 2, 3, 8, or 10

3

Total Credits  16

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BUSN2005Marketing Concepts and Strategies

4

BUSN2055Principles of Management

4

CCIS1080Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1

3

MATH2200College Algebra

4

Total Credits  15

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT2221Managerial Accounting

4

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

ECON2300Principles of Macroeconomics

3

MATH2150Introduction to Statistics

3

Choose two credits from MnTC Goal Area 2, 3, 8, or 10

2

Total Credits  15

MnTC Goal Area 2

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.  The same course cannot satisfy more than one MnTC Goal Area requirement.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BIOL2001Biology in Society

4

BIOL2003Nutrition and Health

3

BIOL2005General Biology I

4

BIOL2045Human Biology

4

BIOL2125Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL2225Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIOL2235Microbiology

4

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

ECON2100Consumer Economics

3

INFS2000Research Skills in the Information Age

3

MATH2050Applications of Quantitative Reasoning

3

MATH2250Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

MATH2300Calculus I

5

PHIL2100Critical Thinking

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

MnTC Goal Area 3

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BIOL2001Biology in Society

4

BIOL2005General Biology I

4

BIOL2045Human Biology

4

BIOL2105General Biology II

4

BIOL2125Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL2215Human Physiology

4

BIOL2225Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIOL2235Microbiology

4

CHEM2000Introduction to Chemistry

4

CHEM2200Essentials of General, Organic and Biochemistry

5

PHYS2001Introductory Physics

3

PHYS2005College Physics I

4

MnTC Goal Area 8

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARTS2050Introduction to Art

3

BIOL2003Nutrition and Health

3

ECON2300Principles of Macroeconomics

3

PHIL2500World Religions

3

MNTC Goal Area 10

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BIOL2001Biology in Society

4

BIOL2003Nutrition and Health

3

PHIL2600Environmental Ethics

3

SOCI2130Food, Culture and Society

3

Graduation (60 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


6/18/2018 : BP BTBU / EP ETBU