NMC Transfer Guide

To: Eastern Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Special Education

The Special Education department is among the largest and most comprehensive special education units in the country. Students will be prepared as professionals who deliver habilitative/rehabilitative services to persons with special needs and their families. Undergraduate programs include: Cognitive Impairments (CI), Emotional Impairments (EI), Hearing Impairments (HI), Physically and Other Health Impairments (POHI), Speech and Language Impairments (SLI), and Visually Impaired (VI). Options in special education include elementary or secondary certification.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  1. 2.5 (2.75 for Speech Language) GPA established at EMU
  2. Completion of the State Basic Skills Test.
  3. Transfer students admitted to EMU with 56 transferrable credit hours, a minimum 3.0 GPA and have passed each section of the Basic Skills Test may apply for admission to the Initial Teacher Preparation Program before having completed 12 credits at EMU.
  4. It is essential that you contact EMU as early as possible for assistance in meeting education requirements and for meeting application and orientation deadlines. Students are welcome to contact the appropriate faculty advisor.
  5. EMU Special Education Transfer Guide

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

  • One approved quantitative reasoning course (unless waived by an ACT math sub-score of 28 or higher or (SAT math sub-score of 670). Courses at NMC that would fulfill these requirements include MTH 206, MTH 121, MTH 131, or MTH 141.
  • One approved course in Global Awareness or U.S. Diversity. The following courses would fulfill this requirement in the Humanities area: ART 214, ENG 242, ENG 263, HST 212, HST 213, HUM 116, or PHL 122. The following courses would fulfill this requirement in the Social Science area: ANT 113, GEO 109, PLS 132, PLS 211.
  • A Learning beyond the Classroom (LBC) course or experience completed at EMU.

Basic Requirements - Elementary Education

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

ENG 210 Children's Literature

3

HST 111 U.S. History to 1865

4

Click here to select one additional course from the Humanities area

3

Science/Math

Credits

CHM 101 Introduction to Chemistry

4

ENV 103 Earth Science

4

PHY 105 Physics of the World Around Us

4

Social Science

Credits

GEO 109 World Regional Geography

3

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 211 Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 212 Psychology of the Exceptional Child

3

PLS 101 Intro to American Politics

3

Additional Requirements - Elementary Education

Credits

CD 230 Early Language & Literacy

3

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

MTH 106 Math for Elementary Teachers

4

MTH 206 Math for Elementary Teachers II

4

Hearing Impairment Major - ASL 101, 102, 103 or 104

4

Basic Requirements- Secondary Education

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

Click here to select 8 credits from more than 1 department in the Humanities area

8

Science/Math

Credits

Click here to select 8 credits from more than 1 department in the Science/Math area

8

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 211 Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 212 Psychology of the Exceptional Child

3

Click here to select one course in a department other than psychology

3

Additional Requirements - Secondary Education

Credits

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

Hearing Impairment Major - ASL 101, 102, 103 or 104

4

Speech & Language Impairment Major - CD 230 Early Language & Literacy

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: Spring 2013

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