NMC Transfer Guide

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Social Work

CMU's Bachelor in Social Work is an accredited four-year degree preparing students for generalist social work practice. The social work program has an emphasis on rural areas focusing on the development and enhancement of critical thinking, client-oriented solutions and capacity building, and ethical decision-making. The program prepares students to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities while working toward social and economic justice.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Completion of 50 credit hours with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better.
  2. Documented 100 hours of approved volunteer or paid work experience of a helping nature and submission of a satisfactory Supervisor Reference Form.
  3. Submission of two signed Academic Reference Forms, completed by faculty or others who are familiar with student's academic work and potential as a social worker.
  4. Courses must have a 2.0 or better to transfer.
  5. Visit CMU as early in your academic career as possible.
  6. For further information contact: (989) 774-2690

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 I & II

8

Humanities

Credits

Click here select 8 Group 1 Humanities credits from more than one department

8

Science/Math

Credits

BIO 106

Human Biology

4

Click here to select 4 additional Group 1 Science/Math credits from a department other than BIO

8

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101 & 211

Intro to Psychology & Developmental Psychology

6

SOC 101 & 201

Intro to Sociology & Modern Social Problems

6

SWK 121, 170, & 221

Intro to Social Work, Service Internship, & Intro to Social Welfare (3.0 GPA required in each)

6

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

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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