NMC Transfer Guide

To: Ferris State University - University Center

Program: Accountancy - Public Accounting

The Ferris State University Accountancy degree provides students with the knowledge and experience to enter one of the many career choices in the accounting profession. The degree will enhance students technical skills and help develop communication, research, problem solving, teamwork, and leadership skills, which are essential for graduates entering the accounting profession. If a student's goals include obtaining CPA certification, this accounting degree flows into the Masters of Business Administration program.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Admission to the program requires a cumulative GPA of 2.35
  2. 48 transferable semester credit hours with a 2.0 or better in order to transfer the courses.
  3. It is strongly recommended that students with transfer credits from other institutions work in conjunction with Ferris advisors who will able to determine which classes will transfer into their Bachelor program.
  4. All students should make contact with Ferris as early in their academic career as possible. Ferris State University's Accountancy transfer guide is found here. Please call (231) 995-1734 to schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Click here to choose 8 or more credits from the Humanities Division from more than 1 department.
ENG 210, ENG 271, HST 213, HST 228, HST 235, PHL 121 or PHL 122 count towards the humanities requirements and transfer to F.S.U as a 300 level course.

Science/Math

Credits

MTH 131

Probability & Statistics

3

Click here to choose 5 or more additional credits and must include a lab science

Social Science

Credits

ECO 201

Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202

Microeconomics

3

Click here to choose 3 or more additional credits from Social Sciences other than Economics dept.
PSY 101 or SOC 101 are recommended by Ferris, but not required. The PLS 211, PSY 221, or PSY 223 count towards the social science requirements and transfer to F.S.U as a 300 level course.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

ACC 121, 122

Accounting Principles I & II

8

ACC 221, 222

Intermediate Accounting I & II

8

ACC 225

Cost/Management Accounting

3

BUS 261

Business Law I

3

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

3

MGT 241

Principles of Management

3

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

Free Electives (registered for in coordination with the Ferris Advisor)

7

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 2012

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