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General Education Requirements: Art Emphasis - Associate in Arts Degree

General Ed/MnTC Requirements                 40 credits

1.  Communication (at least two courses)
  ENGL 1121* 4
  CMST 1110 OR CMST 2215 OR CMST 2220 3
2.  Critical Thinking (at least three courses)
3.  Natural Science
A. One physical or biological science course must include a lab
  B. One Physical Science course

  C. One Biological Science course

4.  Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
  One course from the following:  Math 1100, 1120, 1200, 1201, 1210, 1310, 1400, 1401, or Phil 1105.

5.  History/Social/Behavioral Sciences
  (at least two courses; one from each of two categories)
  A. Economics/Geography
  B. Anthropology/Psychology/Sociology
  C. History/Political Science
6.  Humanities/Fine Art
  (at least two courses; one from each of two categories)
  A. Literature and Creative Writing
  B. Humanities/Philosophy
  C. Art/Music/Theatre
7.  Human Diversity (at least one course)
8.  Global Perspective (at least one course)
  ART 1108*  3
9.  Ethical/Civic Responsibility (at least one course)
10.  People and the Environment (at least one course)

Distribution requirements are satisfied through completion of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). These criteria must be met to complete the MnTC:
  1. All ten emphasis areas listed must be completed.
  2. A total of at least 40 semester credits from courses listed in the MnTC must be satisfactorily completed. One course may satisfy more than one emphasis area, but the course credits may be counted only once.
  3. A 2.0 MnTC GPA is required for recognition of a student’s completion of the entire Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, with or without completing an associate degree.

* Course has a prerequisite. Prerequisites are listed on the course's schedule and in the ARCC Catalog in the Course Descriptions pages.



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