Business Administration Transfer Guide

  • Northland Community & Technical College AS Business

    to MSUM BS Business Administration

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 9
    Other requirements = 51

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    MN Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

    Transfer Guide: Follow the NCTC curriculum. Use this guide for recommendations and MSUM equivalencies.

    Goal Area Requirement NCTC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1111 Composition I (3 cr) 1B ENGL 101 English Composition I 
    ENGL 1112 Composition 2 (3 cr) 1, 2 Goal Area
    Recommended:
    SPCH 1101 Fund Public Speaking (3 cr)

    1A, 2

    COMM 100 Speech Communication
    Mathematics/Logic (Met) MATH 1110 College Algebra (3 cr) 4 MATH 127 College Algebra
    MATH 2203 Statistics (3 cr) 4 MATH 234 Intro to Probability and Statistics
    History/ Social Behavioral Sciences (Met) ECON 2202 Intro to Macroeconomics (3 cr) 5, 8 (Met) ECON 204 Macroeconomics
    ECON 2201 Intro to Microeconomics (3 cr) 5 (Met) ECON 202 Microeconomics
    Recommended:
    SOC 1101 Intro to Sociology (3 cr)

    5, 7 (Met)

    SOC 110 Intro to Sociology
    Humanities/Fine Arts PHIL 1102 Intro to Ethics (3 cr) 6, 9 (Met) Goal Area
    Additional Goal Area Courses to Equal 42 Credits for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) Minimum credits needed beyond AS to complete Goal Areas = 12
    Requirements for Major NCTC Courses Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    Students must obtain a grade of C or higher. BUSN 2210 Principles of Management (3 cr)   MGMT 360 Principles of Marketing (requires validation*)
    BUSN 2221 Principles of Accounting I (3 cr)   ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I
    BUSN 2222 Principles of Accounting II (4 cr)   ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting II
    MKTG 2200 Principles of Marketing (4 cr)   MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing (requires validation*)
    BUSN 2218 Legal Environment Busn (3 cr)   ACCT 304 Legal Environment of Business (w Validation)*
    Technical Credits (16 cr)    Technical Block

    *Validation – To earn credit for ACCT 304, MGMT 360, and MKGT 310 students must complete a higher level course in the same rubric with a grade of C or higher or take and pass an examination

    Major Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (57-61 cr)

    Core Requirements:

    • BUS 498 Business Policy and Strategy (3) (Take last)
    • FINC 340 Financial Management (3)
    • MGMT 370 Management Information Systems (3)
    • MGMT 380 Operations Management (3)
        

    Other Requirements:

    • FINC 325 Financial Institutions & Markets (3) OR
    • FINC 360 Principles of Investment (3)
    • MGMT 433 Business Intelligence Using Data Mining (3) OR
    • MGMT 451 Organizational Behavior (3) OR
    • MGMT 465 Entrepreneurship (3)
    • MKTG 311 Marketing Management (3) OR
    • MKTG 421 Consumer Behavior (3)
    • One international course from following: (3 cr)
      ECON 300, ECON 425, FINC 445, MGMT 458, or MKTG 444
    • One quantitative course from following: (3 cr)
      ECON 370, MGMT 419, MKTG 422, or MGMT 480 
        

    Restricted Electives: (9 cr)
    Upper-division courses from at least 2 of the following areas: Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, Management, and Marketing.

    Unrestricted Electives: (3 cr)

    Credits needed to bring total for major to 120. (See MSUM Advisor for options.)

    Related Requirements:

    • CSIS 104 Spreadsheet & Database Applications (3)
    • PHIL 312 Business Ethics (Goals 6, 9) (3)
    • ** MATH 229 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences (Goal 4) (3) (If equivalent was not taken at NCTC)
    • ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3) OR
    • CMST 301 Business & Professional Communication (3)