Automotive Management

NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Ferris State University - Main Campus

Program: Automotive Management

Students wishing to transfer to Ferris State University in Automotive Management (formally Automotive & Heavy Equipment Management), could complete the Associates of Applied Science degree in Automotive Service Technology at NMC and complete additional classes at NMC toward their program at FSU. Below is a description of the program, and admission requirements. In addition is a list of classes from NMC that will complete most of FSU general education requirements.

"The automotive and heavy equipment industry needs managers and representatives with up to date technical, managerial and communication skills. Manufacturers need service, sales, parts and customer relations representatives. Positions exist in dealerships and repair centers and include service management, parts management, sales, leasing and general management. There are other management positions such as: aftermarket managers, fleet managers, technical writers, trainers and government agent managers."

Admission Requirements

  1. Students must have completed a minimum of 48 total semester credits; have completed the Associates degree in Automotive Service Technology or have completed a minimum of 40 semester hours of technical automotive related (AT credits)
  2. Minimum GPA 2.3
  3. The additional coursework beyond the Associates Degree will complete the Associates of Science and Arts Degree.
  4. If you choose not to complete the additional general education courses as outlined below, you will be required to complete general education requirements at Ferris.
  5. More information relating to this program is found here; as well as transfer guides from Ferris's website.

Education Requirements

NMC Associates of Applied Science with MTA Agreement outlined below.  Completion of the Basic requirements, as listed, at NMC will fulfill the general requirements at FSU.  Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Automotive Technology Courses at NMC - 40+

Required Classes

Academic Area




ENG 111 English Composition


ENG 112 English Composition




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


Select 1 Cultural Enrichment or Cultural Enrichment Activity course from this list that transfers to FSU at 200-300 level (blue or green highlight) »




PHY 105 Physics of the World Around Us


Select one course from a department other than Physics from the Group 1 Natural Science list »


Social Science


ECO 201 Macroeconomics


Select 2 courses, one representing a department other than Economics from the Group 1 Social Science list »




Select one course (MTH 120 or higher) from the Group 1 Mathematics list »



Required Classes



COM 111 Public Speaking


MTH 111 Intermediate Algebra


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: Summer 2018

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