NMC transfer guide - MTA

To: Ferris State University - Main Campus

Program: Surveying Engineering

Surveying Engineering is the science of making precise measurements of the Earth's surface with the aid of sophisticated optical and electronic instruments. Demand is high for graduates of this program with five offers for each graduate.  Employment is available in the public and private sectors including engineering, high-tech, resource recovery, oil and mineral exploration, defense, conservation, preservation of natural resources, construction and land development.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Cumulative 2.0 GPA. Courses will not transfer with less then a 2.0
  2. Please call FSU as early in your college career as possible at: 1 800 4 Ferris and speak with an advisor in the Surveying Engineering program.
  3. IMPORTANT: Although a student could complete the following courses at NMC, due to the nature of the surveying classes, it still may take three years to finish FSU's surveying program at Ferris. Students may wish to consider transferring after their first year at NMC, however we would recommend transferring the Ferris credits back to NMC to complete your Associates Degree.
  4. The following courses apply to the Associate in Science and Arts degree at NMC.
  5. Ferris State University's Surveying Engineering website.

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 Registration 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

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities list »  (200 level met in FSU program)

6

Science/Math

Credits

CHM 150 General Chemistry I

5

PHY 221 Problems & Principles of Physics I

5

PHY 222 Problems & Principles of Physics II

5

Social Science

Credits

Select 2 courses reprsenting 2 departments from Group 1 Social Science list » 

6

Select 1 Self and Society course from this list that transfers to FSU at 200-300 level (blue or green highlight) »

3

Mathematics

Credits

MTH 141 Calculus I

5

MTH 142 Calculus II

5

MTH 251 Differential Equations

4

MAJOR and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

EGR 131 Elementary Surveying (currently not offered but may be next year)

5

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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