NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Special Education endorsement - Elementary Emphasis

Special Education offers undergraduate majors in the Bachelor of Science in Education degree, Special Education emphasis. All students preparing to teach in Special Education must choose a major: Cognitive Impairment or Emotional Impairment. You must also choose Secondary or Elementary emphasis. As a special Education teacher, you are permitted to teach special education, cognitive or emotionally impaired in grades K-12. Elementary Emphasis enables you to teach grades K-8.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Minimum overall GPA of 2.7. GPA does not guarantee admission into the program.
  2. Minimum of 45 semester credits. Students are encouraged to meet with a CMU advisor. More credits may be recommended.
  3. 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.
  4. ENG 111, 112, and EDU 101 must be completed with a 3.0 or better.
  5. Completion of the SAT exam is required for admission. Please contact CMU for details.
  6. Due to the specific nature of this program, it is essential you contact and work with a CMU representative as early as possible for important start dates and admission requirements. 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

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

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 & 112

English Composition I & II (3.0 required)

8

Humanities

Credits

HST 112

US History from 1865

4

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

Science/Math

Credits

BIO 110 or 115

Essential Biology or Cell, Plant and Ecosystem BIO

4

CHM 101

Intro to Chemistry

4

ENV 111

Physical Geology

4

Social Science

Credits

GEO 101

Intro to Geography

3

PLS 101

Intro to American Politics

3

 

MAJOR AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

EDU 101

Intro to Teaching (3.0 required)

3

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

  1. Consult the CMU catalog for a list of majors/minors available for Special Education teachers.
  2. Visit with your NMC Advisor/Counselor for assistance with selection of courses within your major/minor. These may also satisfy general education/MACRAO requirements.

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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