Liberal Arts Transfer

The Liberal Arts program at NDSCS is designed to provide you with simple, seamless transfer options.

Academic Options

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Agriculture Transfer
Agriculture Transfer

The Agriculture transfer option is designed for students who plan to continue their studies toward a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from one of the area universities.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Biotechnology Transfer
Biotechnology Transfer

The biotechnician has a diversified education in biology, chemistry and physics. While a few entry-level jobs are available to biotechnicians with an A.S. or B.S. degree, most often the undergraduate Biotechnology curriculum is used as a stepping-stone to a M.D., M.S. or Ph.D. degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Business Transfer
Business Administration Transfer

The Liberal Arts degree with an emphasis in Business is for students intending to earn a four-year degree. It provides a smooth transition into an accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, or international business baccalaureate program at a four-year institution.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Business, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Chemistry Transfer
Chemistry Transfer

The Chemistry transfer curriculum is designed for students planning a career in chemistry or a related field that would benefit from a strong background in the physical sciences and mathematics.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Chiropractic Transfer
Chiropractic Transfer

Chiropractors treat patients primarily by manual manipulation of parts of the body, especially the spinal column. All chiropractic colleges require three years of undergraduate study, including courses in English, social sciences, biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, math and humanities.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Clinical Laboratory Science Transfer
Clinical Laboratory Science Transfer

Clinical laboratory scientists are laboratory professionals who often specialize in an area such as blood banking, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis or nuclear medicine technology.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Computer Science Transfer
Computer Science Transfer

The Computer Science transfer curriculum plan provides articulation to professional programs in computer science.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Information Technology, Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Criminal Justice Transfer
Criminal Justice Transfer

The Criminal Justice transfer plan is for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Dental Transfer
Dental Transfer

Dentistry is a demanding profession. Academic preparation for dentistry is long and rigorous. The dental schools in the United States have no uniform requirements for pre-professional study. They do, however, recommend a bachelor's degree and a broad, general education.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Early Childhood Education Transfer
Early Childhood Education Transfer

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in early childhood education, child development, family science or related fields.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Education Transfer
Education Transfer

Students entering the Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS are exposed to a wide range of courses and disciplines. Upon completion of the requirements, students can transfer to other colleges or universities to take their education courses and to student teach.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Elementary Education Transfer
Education Transfer

Students entering the Elementary Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS are exposed to a wide range of courses and disciplines. Students then transfer to other colleges or universities to take their education courses and to student teach.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Engineering Transfer
Engineering Transfer

Engineers are innovators who take a fresh look at science and technology in order to apply old knowledge to finding solutions to new problems. Successful completion of the Liberal Arts Engineering curriculum allows students to transfer to four-year engineering programs.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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General Liberal Arts Transfer
General Liberal Arts Transfer

This option is available to the student whose goal is a bachelor’s degree, but who may be unsure of his or her major. It includes first and second year core courses in English and humanities, math, natural and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and computer information systems.

  • Type: A.A. degree, A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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General Studies Transfer
General Studies Transfer

The General Studies transfer curriculum plan is available to students who begin their studies at NDSCS as undeclared/undecided, pre-allied health, high school and dual-credit students, and part-time students not pursuing a liberal arts transfer degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer


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Health, Physical Education and Recreation Transfer
Health, Physical Education and Recreation Transfer

This curriculum is available to the student planning to eventually major in physical education, health/recreation and perhaps, engage in the teaching, coaching or recreation fields as a career pursuit.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Law Transfer
Law Transfer

This curriculum is available to the student whose goal is a juris doctor (J.D.) or bachelor of law (LL.B) degree.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Management Information Systems Transfer
Management Information Systems Transfer

The Management Information Systems transfer curriculum plan provides articulation to baccalaureate programs in management information systems.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Information Technology, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Mathematics Transfer
Mathematics Transfer

The Mathematics transfer curriculum plan is specifically designed for those who are planning to obtain a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at a four-year college or university.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Medical Transfer
Medical Transfer

Medicine is a demanding profession. Academic preparation for career in human medicine is among the longest and most rigorous of all professions. Course work must be completed in biology/zoology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, mathematics and English.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Music Transfer
Music Transfer

The Music transfer plan provides general education courses in a core curriculum for students planning a music major at a college or university.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Natural Science Transfer
Natural Science Transfer

The Natural Science transfer curriculum plan is designed for the individual who is considering a career in any of the life sciences.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Nursing Transfer
Nursing Transfer

The nursing transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS includes the freshman and sophomore core courses in English, math, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities and physical education. This program provides articulation to four-year bachelor’s of nursing programs.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Optometry Transfer
Optometry Transfer

The optometric schools in the United States have no uniform requirements for pre-professional study. They do, however, recommend a bachelor’s degree and a broad, general education that includes basic science requirements and the development of skills in reading, writing and speaking.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Paralegal Transfer
Academic Service Center

This curriculum is available to the student whose goal is a paralegal (BS) degree.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer

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Pharmacy Transfer
Pharmacy Transfer

The Pharmacy transfer curriculum plan provides preparation for a four-year professional curriculum in pharmacy.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Physical Science Transfer
Physical Science Transfer

The Physical Science transfer curriculum plan is not generally a college major in itself, but is a springboard into a variety of college majors. Possible university majors for the physical science student include astronomy, chemistry, consumer food science, geology, meteorology, physics and math.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Psychology Transfer
Psychology Transfer

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in psychology or related fields, including medicine, neurosciences, business, industry, mental health and applied psychology.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Human Services


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Social Work Transfer
Social Work Transfer

The Social Work transfer curriculum plan is designed to prepare students with the general education and introductory courses necessary to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Social Work.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Human Services, Health Science


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Wildlife Management Transfer
Wildlife Management Transfer

Wildlife management is a career for persons that have an aptitude for science, an ability to work with the public and a love of the outdoors. All wildlife managers must have at least a bachelor’s degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Liberal Arts Transfer


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​Choose from over 30 emphasis areas within the Liberal Arts transfer curriculum plans and receive your degree in Liberal Arts. Depending on the emphasis selected, students will receive either an associate in science or associate in arts degree upon completion of the required curriculum.

The purposes of the Liberal Arts transfer curriculum plans are: 

  1. To provide two-year programs of general education for students who will transfer to a senior college or university. 
  2. To provide courses that meet established professional, accrediting, NDUS standards for two-year colleges. 
  3. To provide two-year programs for those students who are undecided about their choice of a career. 
  4. To provide general education courses for personal enrichment.