NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Grand Valley State University - Main Campus

Program: Business Administration (Grand Rapids campus)

General business majors pursue the Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree. Students study a variety of topics which includes:

  • Accounting
  • Administrative policy
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business

Admission Criteria

To be admitted directly to the upper division program courses students must:

  1. Have earned  55 semester hours 
  2. Have a minimum 2.5 grade point average 
  3. Complete the following courses at NMC or GVSU with a 2.5 or higher combined GPA: ACC 121, BUS 261, ECO 201, ECO 202, MTH 131 AND MGT 268 at GVSU

If student has fewer than 55 semester hours can be admitted to the Seidman School of Business pre-major program to complete the general education requirements.

additional information

Basic Requirements

The following courses will complete requirements for an Associate in Arts degree, and most of the general education requirements from GVSU. Students are strongly encouraged to stay in contact with a GVSU advisor for any program updates. 

NOTE: Both a World Perspective and a U.S. Diversity course are required to receive a bachelor's degree from GVSU. NMC courses that transfer as World Perspective or US Diversity can be chosen from Humanities or Social Science and will double count. For example, ANT 113 will count as both a Social Science and a World Perspective class. Refer to GVSU's general education guide: http://gvsu.edu/gened/

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. By selecting a class listed in the World Perspectives or US Diversity requirement you are fulfilling a requirement at NMC and at GVSU.

6

World Perspective requirement (select one course under Humanities or one course under Social Science): ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122.

US Diversity requirement (select one course under Humanities or one course under Social Science) ENG 245, HST 111, HST 112, HST 211, HST 212, HST 213, MUS 111.

Natural Science

Credits

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Natural Science list including one LECTURE/LAB »

6

Social Science

Credits

ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics

3

World Perspective requirement (select one course under Social Science or one course under Humanities) ANT 113, GEO 109, PLS 132, PLS 211.

3

US Diversity requirement (select one course under Social Science or one course under Humanities) SOC 201, SOC 220.

3

Select additional classes if needed from Social Science area totaling 6 credits from more than one department »

Mathematics

Credits

MTH 131 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

3

Major And Additional Requirements

ACC 121 Accounting Principles I

4

ACC 122 Accounting Principles II

4

BUS 261 Business Law I

3

CIT 100 Introduction to Computers in Business

3

MGT 241 Principles of Management

3

MKT 201 Principles of Marketing

3

Quantitative Group Class: Choose MTH 121 College Algebra, PHL 105 Critical Thinking (Humanities Gr. 1 above), or other options available at GVSU. (Contact GVSU for details on other options.)

3-4

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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