About This Program

An A.A. degree provides students with a well-rounded education, including the development of communication, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills. In this pathway program, students have the opportunity to explore the field of English in greater depth, empowering them to more effectively navigate a diverse, complex, changing world.

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Degrees & Credits

A.A. (60 Credits)

Mesabi Range - Virginia
Rainy River

Program Features

A Name, Not a Number

Students in this program enjoy smaller class sizes and instructors who know their name and are invested in their success.

Seamless Transfer

As a Transfer Pathway program, the English A.A. degree transfers seamlessly to Minnesota State universities.

Meet the Faculty

Jon Byrne

English Instructor

Will Helms

English Instructor

Jeffrey Gregg

English Instructor

Luke Johnson

English Instructor

Audrey L’Amie

English Instructor

Additional Information


Transfer Pathways offer students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an associate’s degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State universities enter the university with

junior-year status. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field. Universities within the Minnesota State system include Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University Moorhead; Southwest Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.