Philosophy Transfer Guide

  • Normandale Community College Liberal Arts AA Emphasis in Philosophy

    to MSUM BA Philosophy

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas = Completed with AA
    Other requirements = 60

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

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

    Goal Area Requirement Recommended Normandale Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGC 1101 Freshman Composition (4 cr) 1 ENGL 101 English Composition I
    Recommended:
    COMM 110 Intro to Human Communication (3 cr) OR

    1

    COMM 100 English Composition I
    COMM 1111 Interpersonal Communication OR
    1 MnTC Goal Area 1
    COMM 1121 Small Group Communication 1 MnTC Goal Area 1
    Requirements for Major Normadale Courses Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    Student must obtain a grade of C or higher Two of the following courses: (6 cr)
    PHIL 1101 Intro to Philosophy (3 cr) OR


    6
    Philosophy Electives
    PHIL 101 Intro to Western Philosophy
    PHIL 1102 Logic (3 cr) OR 4 PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning
    PHIL 1103 Ethics (3 cr) 6, 9 PHIL 215 Contemporary Moral Issues
    One of the following courses (3 cr)
    PHIL 1140 Environmental Ethics OR


    9, 10
    Philosophy Electives
    Elective
    PHIL 1150 Intro to World Religions OR 6, 8 PHIL 120 World Religions
    PHIL 1160 Philosophy of Art OR 6 PHIL 320 Philosophy of the Arts
    PHIL 1170 Business Ethics OR 6, 9 Elective
    PHIL 1180 Biomedical Ethics 6, 9 Elective
    Health Course (2–3 cr)   General Elective
    Exercise Science Course (1–2 cr)   General Elective
      General Electives (6–8 cr)   General Electives

    *Recommended because this course satisfies requirements of the major.

    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 340 Symbolic Logic (3)
    • PHIL 492 Senior Project (1)
        

    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)