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Associate of Arts (AA) degree
Students transferring with an Associate of Arts Degree from Iowa Lakes Community College will have satisfied the general education requirements for a BS degree at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota.

Individual Courses
Students transferring without an AA degree will have courses evaluated on an individual basis. Students transferring with an Associate of Science or an Associate of Applied Science and with less than 40 semester hours of general education will have to complete additional general education requirements at MSU.

Some majors and minors at MSU require specific general education courses. Each student should review the MSU catalog to determine the appropriate general education requirements for the selected major.

Additional Information
A course equivalency guide is available in an advisor or counselor office at Iowa Lakes Community College.

Students planning to transfer to the College of Business can check the Transfer Planning by Major web page for specific course recommendations at Iowa Lakes Community College.

Any questions pertaining to course equivalents may be directed to an Iowa Lakes advisor or counselor. Questions may also be directed to the MSU Admissions Office. Phone: 507-389-1822 or toll free: 800-722-0544 or by email to MSU transfer specialist Bill Bieber,

For questions or comments on transferring from Iowa Lakes Community College, you can email Jody Condon, Counselor, at


Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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