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(Computer) Management Information Systems, A.A.


Locations:  Worthington.
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The Associate of Arts Degree is a liberal arts transfer degree. While an A.A. degree might include a core of courses appropriate to a transfer track in the major of Management Information Systems at the baccalaureate level, its focus is on general education or the first two years of a four year preparation.

To complete the degree students must fulfill the following requirements:
  1. Successful completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits
  2. A grade point average of 2.0 ("C") or better.
  3. A minimum of 41 credits of general education. This fulfills the Mn Transfer Curriculum.

    1. Communications - required ENGL 1101, ENGL 2276 and SPCH 1101.
    2. Critical Thinking: Any student who completes the general education curriculum will have completed the requirements for this goal.
    3. Natural Science
    4. Mathematical/Logical Reasoning:  required MATH 1111 or higher
    5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
    6. The Humanities and Fine Arts
    7. Human Diversity
    8. Global Perspective
    9. Ethical and Civic Responsibility
    10. People and the Environment

  4. Management Information Systems core: 19 (Baccalaureate admission requires a 2.50 or higher GPA in core courses, including a minimum of a "B" in CSCI 2250 and a minimum of a "C" in CSCI 2255) See required courses below. Fulfill a minimum of 4 credits from two of the three areas.  HLTH 1100, CSCI 1102 , or any Physical Education course.
  5. STSK 1110 Freshman Seminar (1) credit is required.
  6. World Language: (Students who did not take two years of a world language in high school may need one year of college credits in a language to meet state university preparation requirements.)
  7. One Physical Education activity course
Java Programming I 4
Java Programming II 4
Principles of Accounting I 4
Principles of Accounting II 4


Updated:  si 4/29/14