NMC transfer guide - MTA

To: Ferris State University at the University Center and Main Campus

Program: early childhood education

In the Early Childhood Education program, students will study important topics such as early childhood development, nutrition, first aid, and children's literature. Students will also receive a broad educational background by completing general education courses in English, mathematics, humanties and sociology. This degree does not prepare students to become certified teachers; however, graduates of the Early Childhood Education major find positions in Head Start programs, Great Start Readiness Programs, day care center, or family  day care homes, elementary schools, hospitals, recreation centers, or other child related businesses.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. GPA – 2.35 or above
  2. Ferris requires a 2.0 or higher in each class to transfer.
  3. The following courses may complete an Associate degree at NMC.
  4. It is strongly recommended that students make contact with FSU as early in their academic career as possible, especially if there are credits from an institution other than NMC.
  5. Ferris Transfer Guide for Early Childhood Education at the University Center » .

FSU Contact:
Phone: (231) 995-1734

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Completion of the Basic requirements, as listed, at NMC will fulfill the general requirements at FSU.  Upon request at the NMC Records and Registraion Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

ENG 210 Children's Literature

3

Select two additional courses from a department other than English Literature from the Group 1 Humanities list »

6

Natural Science

Credits

BIO 110 Essential Biology 

4

ENV 103 Earth Science

4

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 211 Marriage and the Family

Mathematics

Credits

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

3

Major and Additional Requirements

Credits

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

ECE 101 Early Childhood Education

3

ECE 202 Human Development and Learning

5

ECE 203 Curriculum for Guiding Children

3

ECE 204 Early Childhood Curriculum (ECE 290 Co-requisite)

3

ECE 206 Infant Toddler & Care Curriculum (ECE 290 co-requisite)

3

ECE 220 Early Education Administration

3

ECE 290 Early Education Internship

4

CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TRACKS:

1 - Early Childhood Management

ACC 121 Principles of Accounting I

4

MGT 241 Principles of Management

3

MGT 245 Small Business Management

3

MKT 201 Principles of Marketing

3

2 - Early Chldhood Leadership

ECE 230 Early Literacy and Learning

3

ECE 240 Integrated Aarts in Curriculum

3

3 - Child Life Specialist (3 classes in social science requirements above)

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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 2017

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