NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Elementary Education

Elementary Education certification enables the teacher to instruct all subjects in grades K-5, and only their major and minor in grades 6, 7, and 8. 

Majors

  1. Integrated Science
  2. Language Arts
  3. Mathematics
  4. Social Studies

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. 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.
  3. ENG 111, 112, and EDU 101 must be completed with a 3.0.
  4. Completion of the SAT exam is required for dmission. Please contact CMU for details.
  5. It is essential you make contact with CMU for admission requirements and dates of application in your freshman year at NMC. 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

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

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition (you will need a 3.0 in ENG 111 and 112)

8

Humanities

Credits

HST 111

US History to 1865

4

HST 230

History of Michigan (Major 4 only)

3

Select an additional Group 1 Humanities course from a department other than HST »

Science/Math

Credits

AST 109

Planetary Astronomy (Major 1 only)

4

BIO 106

Human Biology (Major 1 only)

4

BIO 110 or 115

Esential Biology or Cell, Plant and Ecosystem Biology

4

CHM 101

Intro to Chemistry

4

ENV 103, 117 or GEO 105

Earth Science, Meteorology or Physical Geography (Major 1 only)                                     

4

ENV 111

Physical Geology

4

ENV 112 

Historical Geology (Major 1 only)

4

MTH 121 

College Algebra (Majors 1 and 3 only)

4

MTH 141

Calculus I (Major 3 only)

5

Social Science

GEO 101

Intro to Geography

3

GEO 109

World Regional Geography (Major 4 only)

3

PLS 101

Intro to American Politics

3

MAJOR AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits 

COM 111    

Public Speaking                                

4

EDU 101

Intro to Teaching (must receive at least 3.0)                                    

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: Fall 2018

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