Start Your 4-Year Degree at South Central College

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A successful business career relies heavily upon gaining and maintaining a competitive advantage. And your competitive advantage begins with a Business Transfer Pathway associate of science (AS) degree from South Central College.  The Business Transfer Pathwayallows you to take the first two years of your business bachelor's degree at SCC and then transfer to a Minnesota State university as a junior to complete the degree.

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato 

Program Start Dates: Fall and Spring Semesters

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This program includes coursework in areas like:

  • Principles of Marketing  
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Sales
  • Micro & Macro Economics
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Business Law

Additional courses in the following Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas to satisfy university general education requirements:

  • Communications
  • Critical Thinking
  • Natural Sciences
  • Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
  • History & the Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Humanities & Fine Arts
  • Human Diversity
  • Global Perspective
  • Ethical & Civic Responsibility
  • People & the Environment

Program Faculty

Transfer Options

The Business Transfer Pathway AS degree offers you 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 system universities.  

The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State system universities will enter with junior-year status. All courses in the Business Transfer Pathway will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field:

  • Bemidji State University - BS Business Administration
  • Metropolitan State University - BS Management, BS Business Administration, BS Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BS Human Resource Management, BS Finance, BS Marketing, BS Supply Chain and Operations, BS International Business
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato - BS Management (Business Management emphasis or Human Resource Management emphasis), BS Finance (General Finance emphasis, Investment Analysis emphasis, Institutional Finance emphasis, Financial Planning and Insurance emphasis, Corporate Finance emphasis), BS Marketing, BS International Business
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead - BS Business Administration
  • St. Cloud State University - BS Management (Operations Management concentration, Human Resources concentration)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University - BS Management (General Management concentration, Human Resource Management concentration, Supply Chain Management concentration)
  • Winona State University - BS Business Administration