NMC Transfer Guide

To: Ferris State University - University Center

Program: BS in Secondary Teacher Education

This program prepares people to teach in grades 7-12 in select major and minor combinations, in vocational and occupational programs, and in area skill centers. It also prepares people to work in industry.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • An Associates Degree or 48 transferrable credits.
  • 2.0 is required for courses to transfer to Ferris
  • Course selection should be made with a Ferris Teacher Education program advisor. If coursework applying to the teaching major and minor and professional teacher education classes are older than 10 years, Ferris won't accept it towards their teacher certification.
  • Set up an appointment by calling 231.995.1734

Important Note: Depending on course rotation schedules and degree progress, all majors and minors may require the student to complete part of the course work in Big Rapids.

The following programs are available in Traverse City and the FSU Transfer Guides are attached:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Communications

Credits

ENG 111

English Composition

4

ENG 112

English Composition

4

COM 111

Speech

4

Humanities

Credits

See Ferris for specific humanities requirements based on your major and minor

Science/Math

Credits

See Ferris for specific science and math requirements based on your major and minor

Social Science

Credits

See Ferris for specific social science requirements based on your major and minor

Additional Requirements

Credits

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION FROM FERRIS: Will be based upon your major. Please see FSU for specifics.

* Field Experience: 2 years of wage earning occupation work experience (within the last 5 years). One year plus EDUC 391 is acceptable. EDUC 391 credit will be granted for approved occupational experience. These courses do not have to be completed in Traverse City by non vocational majors.

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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