NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Physician Assistant

To be considered for admission into CMU's PA Program, students must have completed or be in the final stages of completing an undergraduate degree, the prerequisite course requirements (a minimum of 3.0 in all prerequisite courses is required), and a minimum of 100 paid direct patient care hours.  A specific undergraduate degree major is not required. This program has become highly competitive. Students entering the program average nearly 2,500 hours of Direct Patient Care Experience and a G.P.A. over 3.5 (3.25 required). Students are strongly recommended to volunteer as many hours as possible. For specific dates and applications please call (989) 774-1730.

The following courses are designed to provide an Associate of Science and Arts from NMC. By completing the following courses you will meet the general education and graduation requirements for CMU in oral communications, math, and English. The science courses listed are required for the PA program.

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.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Credits

Select 8 or more credits from more than 1 department »

8

Science/Math

MTH 131

Probability and Statistics

3

MTH 121 & 122 

College Algebra & Trig

7

BIO 110

Essential Biology

4

BIO 115

Cell, Plant & Ecosystem Biology

4

BIO 227 & 228

Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2 (must complete both to receive A & P credit at CMU)

8

Select one of the following chemistry options:

1. CHM 101*

Intro to Chemistry

4

2. CHM 150 & 151

General Chemistry 1 & 2

10

CHM 250 & 251

Organic Chemistry 1 & 2 (can take CHM 342 at CMU instead) 

10

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 211

Developmental Psychology

3

Select one additional Social Science course from a department other than PSY »

3

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

COM 111         

Public Speaking                                    

  4

* Take CHM 101 only if not planning on taking Organic Chemistry sequence at NMC.

To complete ASA, as part of guide above, select a Group 1 Humanities or Social Science course meeting the Cultural Perspectives and Diversity Requirement.  

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 2014

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