Campus Notes for Feb. 7

Minnesota West Community & Technical College offer Articulations for Agriculture

Minnesota West Community and Technical College, in conjunction with Southwest Minnesota State University, has recently approved new articulation agreements between the institutions in agriculture.

“We are very excited to have an additional opportunity for our students at Minnesota West to further their education at SMSU. This agreement will allow students who have a desire to further their education more options in selecting a school that best fits their individual needs and career aspirations. Students will receive a strong foundation of knowledge at our school and can expand upon their experiences at another program that is quickly growing in their reputation of developing future leaders in our field. Agriculturally related careers are in high demand locally and we are eager to be a solution to bridging the employment gap in our communities,” said Paul Lanoue, Minnesota West dean of Agriculture & Business.

The articulations are specific to Minnesota West degree of agriculture business A.S. (60 credits) will articulate to SMSU for a track for the agriculture, B.A.S. (60 credits) or agribusiness management B.S.

The articulation will facilitate credit transfer and provide a transition from one related program to another seamlessly.

“Minnesota West is excited to offer our Agriculture Students the opportunity for seamless transition from MN West to Southwest Minnesota State University in pursuit of advanced agricultural degrees,” said Jeff Rogers, Minnesota West Ag instructor.

Minnesota West Community & Technical College offers numerous agriculture degrees including agriculture, ag business/management & marketing, plant science (GIS/GPS), ag production & management. For more information contact 800-658-2330 or