Special Education Transfer Guide

  • Anoka Ramsey Community College
    AA Emphasis in Education

    to MSUM BS Special Education

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 0
    Other requirements = 60

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

    With completion of the AA, the MnTC is completed and the LASC requirements at MSUM are fulfilled.

    Goal Area Requirement Recommended ARCC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1121 College Writing & Critical Reading(3 cr) 1, 2 (Met) Goals 1&2
    CMST 1110 Intro to Communication (3 cr) 1, 2 COMM 110 Intro Communication Studies
    CMST 2215 Public Speaking 1, 2 COMM 100 Speech Communication
    Mathematical/ Logical Reasoning MATH 1120 Mathematics for Educational Arts (3 cr) 4 MATH 303 Foundations of Number Systems
    History/ Social Behavioral Science HIST 2211 US History I (4 cr) 5, 9 HIST 121 History of the United States to 1877
    SOC 1111 General Sociology (3 cr) 2, 5 SOC 110 Intro to Sociology
    SOC 2207 Sociology of Power (3 cr) 5, 7 AMCS 233 Education & Multicultural America
    Humanities/ Fine Arts
    MUSC 1104 Fundamentals of Music 6 MUSC 110 Musicianship for Non-Majors
    ART 1100 Art Appreciation (3 cr) 6, 8 ART 170 Art Appreciation
    Requirements for Major ARCC Course Requirements Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    Students must obtain a grade of C or higher. PSYC 2265 Educational Psychology (3 cr)   ED 294 Educational Psychology 
    PSCY 2235 Lifespan Development (4 cr)   PSY 202 Developmental Psychology
    PSCY 1110 General Psychology (4 cr)   PSY 113 General Psychology
    EDUC 2000 Foundations of Education (3 cr)   ED 205 Introduction to Education
    EDUC 2030 Intro to special Education (3 cr)   SPED 225 Individuals with Exceptionalities
    HPER 1102 Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco (3 cr)   Elective

    Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr)

    Core Requirements

    • ED 310 Social Foundations of Education (3)
    • SPED 430 Foundation of Reading & Writing Methods (3)

    Program Requirements

    • SPED 443 Consultation & Collaboration in SPED (3)
    • SPED 471 Behavior & Environment Mgmt (3)
    • SPED 480 Legal/ Social Foundations of SPED (3)

    General Electives (1 cr)

    Emphasis Area (44 cr)

    • Choice of Developmental Disabilities (DD) (44),
    • Emotional/ Behavioral Disorders (E/BD), or
    • Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD).