Students need 120 credits to achieve a degree. Those 120 credits must include (with overlap), 40 credits which address the ten Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas; 40 upper-division credits, including 8 in liberal studies; 30 credits from Metropolitan State University; 20 credits taken through the College of Individualized Studies:

  1. Prsp 301 Perspectives (4 credits) completed with an approved degree plan by the end of your first semester in the College of Individualized Studies (this class also addresses the liberal studies requirement.)

  2. Prsp 499 Capstone must be taken during the last semester before graduation.

Thirty-two credits for an Individualized Degree Focus which you will develop while taking Prsp 301.