NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Eastern Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Secondary Education

EMU offers certification for Secondary Education with a wide variety of majors and minors. The student will be permitted to teach their major or minor in grades 6–12. Some courses in your major or minor may be taken at NMC and may be used towards the MIchigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. 2.5 GPA.
  2. Completion of the Professional Readiness Examination.
  3. It is essential that you contact EMU as early as possible for assistance in meeting education requirements and for meeting application and orientation deadlines. Prospective business, management, marketing & technology majors, music education majors (vocal or instrumental) or physical education majors are welcome to contact the College of Education to speak with a faculty advisor in the area. All others should attend an open advising session.
  4. Transfer students who have passes each section of the Professional Readiness Examination, have 56 transferrable credits and a minimum 3.0 GPA may apply directly to the College of Education without having completed 12 credits at EMU.
  5. EMU College of Education 

A student whose community college transcript is certified as "Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) satisfied" will be required to fulfill three additional requirements that are part of EMU’s general education program:

  • One approved course in Global Awareness or U.S. Diversity.
    • The following courses would fulfill this requirement in the Humanities area: ENG 245, ENG 263, ENG 271, HST 211. The following courses would fulfill this requirement in the Social Science area: ANT 113, GEO 109,  PLS 132, PSY 212.
    • The following Humanities area classes would fulfill this requirement ONLY if taken prior to transferring to EMU: ENG 242, HST 212, HST 213, HUM 116. The following Social Science classes would fulfill this requirement ONLY if taken prior to transferring to EMU:  PLS 211, SOC 220.
  • A Learning beyond the Classroom (LBC) course or experience completed at EMU.
  • One Writing Intensive course in the student's major.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Completion of the Basic Requirements, as listed, at NMC will fulfill the general requirements at EMU.  Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities list »

6

Natural Science

Credits

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Natural Science list including one LECTURE/LAB »

6

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 212 Psychology of the Exceptional Child (meets Global Awareness or U.S. Diversity #5 above)

3

Select course from the Group 1 Social Science list from a department other than psychology »

3

Mathematics

Credits

Select one course from the Group 1 Mathematics list »

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

Additional courses could be selected and used toward your major and minor selection at EMU.

 

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of the 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 2015

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