Transfer Admissions

Transfer Pathway: Marketing B.S.

Transfer Pathways allow you to complete your Transfer Pathway degree at a Minnesota State Community College and transfer to St. Cloud State University without losing credits or taking extra courses. You are guaranteed junior status and given assurance that all 60 of your credits will count toward the related bachelor’s degree.

After you are admitted to St. Cloud State University, you will complete 60 credits to earn your bachelor’s degree. For more information about how St. Cloud State can support your transfer, connect with a member of our Transfer Team.

Year Three

3rd Year/Fall Semester
Course No. Course Name Credits
HBS 211 Career Essentials 1
IS 340 Management Information Systems 3
MKTG 321 Buyer Behavior (Prereq: MKTG 220) 3
MKTG 315 Professional Selling (Prereq: MKTG 220) 3
IS 299 Business Analytics (required for students who transfer in a 3 credit statistics course) 0-1
  Liberal Education Program Goal Areas 4-5
Semester Credits Total 15

Notes: Students may elect to add on the Professional Selling Specialization by taking MKTG 425 and MKTG 426 as two of their marketing major electives along with MKTG 333 as their upper division business communication requirement.

3rd Year/Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Credits
FIRE 371 Managerial Finance 3
MGMT 383 Operations Management (Prereq: IS/STAT 242) 3
MKGT 333, CMST 341, or ENGL 332 Business Communication Requirement 3
MKTG 322 Marketing Information and Research (Prereqs: MKTG 220, IS/STAT 242) 3
Liberal Education Program Goal Area 3
Semester Credits Total 15

Notes: To meet the graduation requirement for a minimum of 40 credits at the 300-400 level, students may need to take some of their Liberal Education Program and/or general elective credits at the 300-400 level.

Year Four

4th Year/Fall Semester
Course No. Course Name Credits
MKTG 403 Principles of Promotion (Prereqs: MKTG 220, MKTG 321, MKTG 322) 3
MKTG 404 Distribution Management (Prereq: MKTG 220) 3
MKTG elective 3
MKTG elective 3
  Liberal Education Program Goal Areas 3
Semester Credits Total 15

Notes: To finish within 120 total credits, students should carefully plan all remaining Liberal Education Program (LEP) goal area courses and may need to select LEP courses that count in two goal areas.

4th Year/Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Credits
BLAW 433 Marketing and the Law 3
MKTG elective 3
MGMT 497 Strategic Management (taken in last semester of coursework; pre-reqs are all core courses) 3
  Liberal Education Program Goal Areas or General Electives 6
Semester Credits Total 15

 Notes: Students who start a Transfer Pathway program in Fall 2021 or later will also need to complete the Racial Issues Graduation Requirement (RIGR). 

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to HBS Upper Division Status in the BS Marketing major, students will have to satisfy the following requirements:

  • A transfer GPA of at least 2.5 and 40 earned credits
  • The following courses (or the equivalents/substitutions) must be complete:
    • ACCT 291 Accounting I 
    • ENGL 191 Introduction to Rhetorical & Analytical Writing
    • CMST 192 Introduction to Communication Studies
    • MATH 106 Finite Math or MATH 112 College Algebra (need grade of “C-“ or better)
  • The following courses (or the equivalents/ substitutions) must be completed or enrolled in:
    • ACCT 292 Accounting II
    • IS/STAT 242 Business Statistics (4 credits; need grade of “C-“ or better)
    • BLAW 235 The Legal, Ethical and Global Environment of Business
    • CSCI/CNA 169 Computers in Society 
    • ECON 205 Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECON 206 Principles of Microeconomics

Updated: 2/13/2023

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