Philosophy Transfer Guide

  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College Liberal Arts AA Emphasis in Philosophy

    to MSUM BA Philosophy

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

    With the AA degree the Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) is satisfied at MSUM.

    Goal Area Requirement MCTC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/Oral Communication (Met) CMST Course (3 cr) 1 MnTC Goal Area 1A
    ENGL 1110 College Composition OR
    ENGA 1110 College Comp (3 cr)
    1 ENGL 101 English Comp I
    ENGL 1111 Research & Composition for Change (3 cr) 1 MnTC Goal Area 1B
    Natural Sciences GEOL 1140/1150 Historical Geology AND Lab (4 cr) 3 GEOS 116 Historical Geology
    BIOL 1136/1137 Environmental Sci AND Lab (4 cr) 3, 10 MnTC goal Area 3, 10
    Mathematics/Logic *Recommended:
    PHIL 2120 Logic (3 cr)
    4 PHIL 340 Symbolic Logic
    History/Social Behavioral Sciences
    PSYC 1110 Gen Psychology (4 cr) 5 PSYC 113 General Psychology
    PSCI 1110 Intro to Political Science (3 cr) 5, 9 POL 105 Making Sense of Politics
    Humanities
    PHIL 1171 Ethics (3 cr) 6, 9 PHIL 215 Contemporary Moral Issues
    ENGL 1157 Cross Cultural Lit (3 cr)
    (or other goal area 6, 7 course)
    6, 7 MnTC Goal Area 6, 7
    Requirements for Major MCTC Courses Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    Student must obtain a grade of C or higher PHIL 1115 Intro to Philosophy (3 cr)   PHIL 101 Intro to Western Philosophy (Elective)
    Philosophy Electives (3 not already taken) (9 cr)
    GLOS 1190 World Religions



    6, 8

    Electives
    GLOS 1190 World Religions 6, 8  
    PHIL 1110 Critical Thinking 2 PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning
    PHIL 1130 African American Phil 6, 7  
    PHIL 2110 Logic 4  
    PHIL 2115 Medical Ethics 6, 8 PHIL 311 Morals & Medicine
    PHIL 2121 Environmental Ethics 6, 9  
    PHIL 2181 Social Ethics 6, 9  
    PHIL 2215 Feminist Philosophy 6, 8  
    PHIL 1172 Topics in Contemporary Philosophy 6  
    HLTH 1140 Grief, Loss & Growth (2 cr) (or other HLTH course)   Elective
    PHED 1109 Beginning Tai Chi (1 cr) (or other PHED course)   Elective

    Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr)

    Core Requirements:

    • PHIL 300 History of Ethics (3)
    • PHIL 303 Classical Philosophy (3)
    • PHIL 305 Modern Philosophy 17th Century (3)
    • PHIL 306 Modern Philosophy 18th Century (3)
    • PHIL 498 Senior Project (1)
    • *PHIL 340 Symbolic Logic (3) 
        

    Philosophy Electives: (8 cr)
    Courses must be at the 300 level or higher.

    Restricted Electives: (6 cr)
    One course with an historical emphasis. (3 cr)

    • PHIL 407 Theory of Knowledge (3) OR
    • PHIL 408 Metaphysics (3)
        

    General Electives: (30 cr)

    *Required if equivalent wasn’t taken at MCTC.