NMC Transfer Guide

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Child Development

Due to the specific nature of this major, students should seriously consider transferring at the end of their first year. CMU transfer students who wish to earn a teaching certificate, which is encouraged, should follow the CMU Elementary Education curriculum at which point you may wish to complete the courses listed on that guide at NMC. If you plan on transferring after one year, complete MACRAO courses and contact a counselor or advisor at NMC or CMU for assistance.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Completion of Basic Requirement courses at NMC will satisfy the MACRAO Agreement and fulfill the general requirements at CMU.

Transfer students must complete graduation competencies for CMU (Eng 111, 112; Com 111; Mth 111) at NMC or they will be required to complete these classes during their first or second semester at CMU.

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Social Science

Credits

If you are pursuing Elementary Education Certification, please follow the Elementary Education transfer guide in selecting Social Science courses.

SOC 211

Marriage and the Family (SOC 101 recommended first)

3

Click here to select 5 additional Group 1 Social Science credits representing at least 1 department other than SOC »

5

Humanities

Credits

If you are pursuing Elementary Education Certification, please follow the Elementary Education transfer guide in selecting humanities courses.

Click here to 8 Group 1 Humanities credits from more than 1 dept. »

8

Science/Math

Credits

If you are pursuing Elementary Education Certification, please follow the Elementary Education transfer guide in selecting science/math courses.

Click here to select 8 Group 1 Science/Math credits from more that 1 dept. »

8

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

CD 206

Infant/Toddler Development (CD 101 recommended first)

3


At CMU you must choose either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree.

BACHELOR OF ARTS - Students pursuing this degree should complete 2 years of a foreign language at the college level. Additional courses will be required, but due to the complexity of the requirements, it would be best to work with an Advisor at NMC and CMU.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - Students pursuing this degree will be required to take Humanities and Social Science courses in addition to courses taken to satisfy the MACRAO Agreement. These courses may be taken at NMC or CMU. Listed below are courses you may select to complete most of the requirements. Keep in mind that it is important to work with Advisors at both NMC and CMU when selecting courses from the following areas:

AREA 1: HUMANITIES

Select 6 credits from any department(s) listed below:

  • Art (ART)
  • English (ENG)
  • French (FRN)
  • Humanities (HUM)
  • Music (MUSS)
  • Philosophy (PHL)
  • Spanish (SPN)
  • Theater (THR)

AREA 2: SOCIAL SCIENCE

Select 6 credits from any department(s) listed below:

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Anthropology (ANT) - ANT 113
  • Economics (ECO)
  • Geography (GEO) - excluding GEO 105-105L
  • History (HST)
  • Political Science (PLS)
  • Sociology (SOC)

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2013

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