NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Central Michigan University - University Center

Program: elementary education

Integrated Science major and Planned Program minor in Teaching Methods, AND OPTIONAL Child Development (ZS endorsement) minor.

Successful completion of this program will result in recommendation for Elementary certification with an Integrated Science major (DI endorsement). Students may have the option to add a Child Development minor (ZS endorsement). The Child Development minor targets employment as an early elementary teacher (pre-K through grade 3). The graduate from the Elementary Education program will be certified to teach all subjects in grades K-5, Science in grades 6-8, and all subjects in a self-contained classroom grades K-8.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Minimum overall GPA of 2.7. GPA does not guarantee admission into the program.  All courses must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 to transfer to CMU.
  2. 45 Hours of documented in-classroom experience with a State Certified Teacher.
  3. ENG 111, 112, and EDU 101 must be completed with a 3.0 or better.
  4. Students must successfully complete the Professional Readiness Exam (PRE).  Apply online at www.mttc.nesinc.com. (recommend completing by second year)

Please meet with CMU during your first semester at NMC. You may be able to complete some program requirements prior to being in CMU's program. Before taking the science courses listed below, it is essential that you sign your major at CMU through the University Center. CMU may allow course substitutions for some courses if you had completed these courses prior to deciding to attend CMU, but DO NOT take alternate courses if not listed on this guide. CMU's program is subject to change, check with CMU and NMC for changes each semester. 

CMU Contact:

(231) 995-1756

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

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

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition 1 & 2 (ENG 111 or 112 requires a 3.0)

8

Science/Math

Credits

CHM 101

Intro to Chemistry

4

Please have your major signed at the UC before taking the following science classes.

BIO 110 

Essential Biology (BIO 109 can be substituted if taken prior to Fall 2012)

4

AST 109 or 119

Planetary Astronomy or Astronomy ( CMU recommends 109)

4

BIO 106

Human Biology

4

ENV 111

Physical Geology

4

ENV 104 or ENV 112

Life of the Past or Historical Geology

4

ENV 103 or ENV 117 or GEO 105

Earth Science or Meteorology/Climatology or Physical Geography

4

MTH 121

College Algebra

4

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 211

Developmental Psychology

3

GEO 101

Intro to Geography

3

GEO 108

Geography of US and Canada

3

Humanities

Credits

HST 111

U.S. History to 1865

4

ENG 210

Children's Literature

3

HST 230

History of Michigan

3

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

EDU 101

Intro to Teaching (must receive 3.0 or better + 45 hours documented observations) Good for 7 years

3

MTH 205 & 206

Math for Elementary Teachers I & II

8

PLS 101

Intro to American Politics

3

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 Summer 2015

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