NMC Transfer Guide

To: Grand Valley State University - Main Campus

Program: General Education Requirement

The following courses are for the General Education requirements at GVSU. By completing NMC's General Education requirements to include the MACRAO agreement you will have met most of GVSU's General Education requirements. If you have questions please speak with an advisor or counselor. If you cannot complete NMC's General Education program choose courses from the following areas listed below. GVSU Transfer Guide for General Education »

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Completion of the basic requirements, as listed, at NMC will fulfill most of the general requirements at GVSU.

Foundation Categories

Credits

Students should select one course from each of the foundation categories

Writing

ENG 112

4

The Arts

ART 100 Art Appreciation

3

ART 111 History of Western Art I

4

ART 112 History of Western Art II

4

ART 213 Modern Art History

3

ART 214 Women in Art

3

MUS 110 Music Appreciation - Standard Literature

3

MUS 111 Music Appreciation Jazz

3

Philosophy & Literature

ENG 240 Introduction to Literature

3

ENG 245 Native American Literature

3

ENG 256 Environmental Literature

3

ENG 261 British Literature

3

ENG 262 American Literature

3

ENG 263 World Literature

3

ENG 265 Science Fiction & Fantasy

3

ENG 267 Film as Literature

3

ENG 271 Adolescence & Cultural Diversity

3

PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy I

3

PHL 121 Western Religions

4

PHL 122 Eastern Religions

4

PHL 181 Old Testament

4

PHL 182 New Testament

4

PHL 201 Ethics

3

Historical Perspectives

HST 101 Western Civilization to 1500 AD

4

HST 102 Western Civilization from 1500 AD

4

HST 111 U.S. History to 1865

4

HST 112 U.S. History Since 1865

4

HST 211 Native American History

3

HST 212 African-American History

3

HST 213 American Women's History

3

HST 228 The Vietnam War

3

HST 235 20th Century Europe

3

Mathematical Sciences

CIT 110 Programming Logic & Design

3

MTH 106 Math for Elementary Teachers

4

MTH 121 College Algebra

4

MTH 122 Trigonometry

4

MTH 131 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

3

MTH 140 College Algebra & Trigonometry

5

MTH 141 Calculus I (or Calculus II and II)

5

MTH 206 Math for Elementary Teachers II

4

PHL 105 Critical Thinking

3

Physical Sciences (one is selected from Physical Sciences and one from Life Sciences)

AST 109 Planetary Astronomy

4

AST 119 Astronomy

4

CHM 101 Introductory Chemistry

4

CHM 150 General Chemistry I

5

CHM 151 General Chemistry II

5

CHM 250 Organic Chemistry I

5

CHM 251 Organic Chemistry II

5

ENV 103 Earth Science

4

ENV 104 Life of the Past

4

ENV 111 Physical Geology

4

ENV 117 Meteorology & Climatology

4

GEO 105 Physical Geography

4

PHY 121 General Physics

4

PHY 221 Probs & Principles of Physics

4

Life Sciences (select one from Life Sciences and one from Physical Sciences)

BIO 106 Human Biology

4

BIO 110 Essential Biology (BIO 100, BIO 105 and 109 if taking prior to Fall 2012)

4

BIO 115 Cell, Plant, Ecosystem Biology

4

BIO 116 Genetic, Evolution, Animal Biology

4

Social Sciences (select two courses from different disciplines)

ANT 113 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

4

ECO 121 Basic Economics

3

ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEO 101 Introduction to Geography

3

GEO 109 World Regional Geography

3

PLS 101 Introduction to American Politics

3

PLS 132 Comparative Politics

3

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 231 Psychology of Adjustment

3

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 201 Modern Social Problems

3

SOC 211 Marriage & the Family

3

SOC 220 Gender & Society

3

SWK 121 Introduction to Social Work

2

SWK 221 Introduction to Social Welfare

3

Cultural Designations (select one course from each of the cultural designations)

World Perspectives Designation

ANT 113 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ART 111 History of Western Art I

4

ART 112 History of Western Art II

4

ENG 241 Mythology

3

ENG 263 World Literature

3

ENG 271 Adolescence & Cultural Diversity

3

FRN 202 Intermediate French II

3

GEO 109 World Regional Geography

3

HST 235 20th Century Europe

3

SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II

4

PHL 121 Western Religions

4

PHL 122 Eastern Religions

4

PLS 132 Comparative Politics

3

PLS 211 International Relations

3

US Diversity Designation

ART 214 Women in Art

3

ENG 245 Native American Literature

3

HST 111 U.S. History to 1865

4

HST 112 U.S. History since 1865

4

HST 211 Native American History

3

HST 212 African-American Literature

3

HST 213 American Women's History

3

HST 228 The Vietnam War

3

MUS 111 Music Appreciation Jazz

3

SOC 201 Modern Social Problems

3

SOC 220 Gender & Society

3

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 2012

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