Transfer Pathway

English

Degree programs

English BA

About Transfer Pathways

Transfer Pathways are designed so you can complete a specific associate degree at a Minnesota State college and transfer to a Minnesota State university to earn a bachelor’s degree without losing credits or taking extra courses. Transfer Pathways can be a great resource for saving time and money as you work toward graduation.

If you complete a Transfer Pathway degree program at a Minnesota State college and are admitted to Metropolitan State, you will be guaranteed junior status and given assurance that all 60 college credits will count toward the related bachelor’s degree.

Curriculum

After you finish a curriculum of lower-division credits (and become an admitted Metro student), you’ll complete your four-year degree with upper-division credits from Metropolitan State University. Degree requirements—and any eligibility criteria some programs have in addition to university admissions—are found on each program’s page.

After you finish a curriculum of lower-division credits (and become an admitted Metro student), you’ll complete your four-year degree with upper-division credits from Metropolitan State University. Degree requirements—and any eligibility criteria some programs have in addition to university admissions—are found on each program’s page.

Semester 1: 16 credits

  • LIT 3XX: English Literature Survey
  • LIT 3XX or HUM 3XX: Ethnic or World Literature
  • LIT 3XX: Women Writers
  • General Elective

Semester 2: 16 credits

  • LIT 3XX: American Literature Survey
  • LIT 3XX or HUM 3XX Elective
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

Notes: Students pursue upper-level general electives in LIT or HUM to gain disciplinary depth and expertise—or they may choose to pursue a minor.

Semester 3: 16 credits

  • LIT 377: Shakespeare (4 credits)
  • LIT 502: Literary Criticism 1950-Present (4 credits)
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

Semester 4: 12 credits

  • LIT 3XX or HUM 3XX Elective
  • LIT 480: Literature Capstone Seminar (4 credits)
  • General Elective

Notes: Students pursue upper-level general electives in LIT or HUM to gain disciplinary depth and expertise – or they may choose to pursue a minor.

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