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Business Transfer Pathway Associate of Science Degree

Location(s): In Person and Online


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Program Overview

Major ID: TPBU

Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer

This degree is designed for students to continue their education in business towards a bachelor’s degree at four-year institutions. Bachelor degree majors include Management, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources, and International Business. The Business Transfer Pathway AS degree prepares students for general management responsibilities. Students learn about the functions of business, including accounting, management, marketing, and human resources. Students study a broad background of business and liberal arts subjects that prepare them for entry-level positions in business. This program is also available completely online.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are very good for skilled, capable, and dependable business professionals. Employers are looking for business professionals with excellent communication skills, organizational skills, human relation skills and enthusiasm for the job and organization. Graduates should continue their education towards a bachelor’s degree or begin work in a variety of settings. Graduates can explore opportunities that match their interests and education in a variety of industries.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply accounting or finance concepts and principles in making business decisions.
  2. Create business documents using computer application programs.
  3. Explain the major functional areas of the business organization including management, marketing, finance, information technology, human resources, and accounting.
  4. Integrate management principles in relationship to finance, human resources, products, services and information.
  5. Recommend practical solutions for business problems.

Program Faculty

Evan Barshack
evan.barshack@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1355

Craig Maus
craig.maus@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1531

Promeet Jaswant Singh
promeet.jaswantsingh@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1519

Jon Stambaugh
jon.stambaugh@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1592

Kimberley Turner-Rush
kimberley.turner-rush@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1614

Part-time/Full-time Options

This program can be completed by using a combination of day, evening, Saturday and online courses. Part-time and full-time options are available.

Transfer Opportunities

Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.

Program Requirements


Required Business Core: 16


Subtotal: 14 Credits


General Education/MnTC Requirements


Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) Course List  for each Goal Area

General Education Requirements: 30


Course Sequence


Total Semester Credits: 16


Total Semester Credits: 14


Total Semester Credits: 16


Fourth Semester


Total Semester Credits: 14


Total Program Credits: 60


Information is subject to change. This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

The mission of the Business Department at Saint Paul College is to sustain the College mission by providing quality, lifelong business education supported by technology for a diverse, metropolitan student population.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Minimum Program Entry Requirements Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:

Reading: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in READ 0722  or READ 0724  or EAPP 0900  

Writing: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in ENGL 0922  or EAPP 0900  

Adv. Algebra & Functions: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in MATH 0920  

Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

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