NMC transfer guide

To: Ferris State University - Main Campus

Program: Computer Information Systems

The four-year Computer Information Systems program is designed to prepare students for positions as computer programmers, systems analysts or programmer/analysts in business and industry.

Students who wish to do so may plan their courses to earn a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Applied Statistics, or a second Bachelor's of Science degree in another business field, to include accounting, management or marketing. This degree is in constant change. Please stay in contact with FSU and NMC for any changes.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. GPA - Minimum of 2.0 (some programs may be more competitive.)
  2. Ferris will only accept classes with a 2.0 or higher for transfer.
  3. All new students must submit ACT scores unless you have one of the following:
    1. Successful completion of both college English (Eng 111) and Mth 23 (or higher) with a 2.0,
    2. Completion of 60 semester hours of college work, or
    3. An associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
  4. It is strongly recommended that students with transfer credits from other institutions work in conjunction with FSU's advisors. Only FSU will be able to decide which classes will transfer into their Bachelor program other than those listed on this guide. All students should make contact with FSU as early in their academic career as possible.
  5. The following courses will complete the Associate in Science and Arts degree. You must request the degree and or MACRAO stamp be placed on your transcripts from our records office upon completing the coursework.
  6. The College of Business requires a minimum of 48 credits in general education for accreditation. Please meet with an FSU rep or a counselor at NMC for details.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Science/Math

Credits

MTH 131

Probability & Statistics

3

(Students not prepared to begin with MT. 131 must start at an appropriate level of math determined by the ASSET test.)

Click here to choose 5 or more credits from the Science/Math Division must include a lab science

Social Sciences

Credits

ECO 201, 202

Principles of Macro & Micro Economics

6

Click here to select one additional Social Science, not Economics Ferris prefers Psy 101 or Soc 101, but you may choose another social science class

Humanities

PHL 105 & 202

Critical Thinking and Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas (Phl 105 recommended 202 required)

Click here to choose 3 or more credits from the Humanities Division from more than PHL to total 8 or more credits depending upon your choice above

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

ACC 121, 122

Principles of Accounting I, II

8

BUS 261

Business Law

3

MGT 241

Introduction to Management

3

MKT 201

Introduction to Marketing

3

CIT 110

Program Logic and Design

2

CIT 170

Introduction to Database Mgmt

3

CIT 213

Networking Technologies

2

CIT 180

XHTML programming

3

CIT 280

Systems Analysis and Design

4

CIT 233

Project management

3

CIT 248

SQL Server Data Basics

3

CIT 290

CIT Work Experience

3

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra (or competency test at Ferris or use ACT can be used towards the 48 cr.)

4

Choose 12 credits from below:

Credits

CIT 195

.Net Application Programming

3

CIT 155

Personal Computer Maintenance

2

CIT 156 &157

A + Certification

6

CIT 215

Windows Server Environment

3

CIT 255

.NET Object-Oriented Programming

3

CIT 256

Linux Administration

3

Visit with a representative from FSU as early in your academic career as possible. Double check with the Ferris advisor with courses listed above, and the total number of credits needed to be taken from Ferris. 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.

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