NMC transfer guide

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

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

Click here to select 8 credits from more than 1 department in the Humanities area

8

Science/Math

Credits

CHM 150 General Chemistry I

5

MTH 141 Calculus I

5

MTH 142 Calculus II

5

PHY 221 Problems & Principles of Physics I

5

PHY 222 Problems & Principles of Physics II

5

Social Science

Credits

Click here to select 8 credits from more than 1 department in the Social Science area

8

MAJOR and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

EGR 131 Elementary Surveying

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: Spring 2013

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