NMC transfer guide - MACRAO

To: Michigan State University - Main Campus

Program: Psychology

Prepares students for occupations emphasizing human relations and human behavior. Employment opportunities in social services agencies, mental health centers and in business setting as advertisers, human resource personnel, marketing analysts, etc. Graduate study is necessary for all professional careers in psychology. Pre Law and Pre Med students frequently use a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology as a spring board for advanced studies. Psychology students are advised to obtain preparation in supporting subjects such as math, biological sciences, other social sciences, foreign language and business.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Transferable Credits - MSU will accept a maximum of 60 credits from a community college.
  2. Transfer Grades - 2.0 grades and above considered for transfer.
  3. Junior Status - Students are admitted into the Psychology program as Juniors (56 acceptable credits).

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

The following courses are listed to facilitate transfer and fulfill University requirements at MSU. If your goal is to complete an associate's degree before transferring, see an advisor for assistance.

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition I & II                                                                                                   

8

Humanities

Credits

HST 111 or 112

US History to or from 1865

4

Select 4 additional credits from the Humanities Area from a dept. other than HST »

4

Natrual Science

Credits

Select 1 Biological Science and 1 Physical Science from the Natural Science Area »

8

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 221 or 223

Psych of Personality or Intro to Social Psych

3

PSY 250

Abnormal Psychology

3

Select an additional course from the Social Science Area from a dept. other than PSY »

3

Math

Credits

MTH 121

College Algebra

4

MTH 122

Trigonometry (can be taken to satisfy MSU math graduation requirement - there are other options at MSU)

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: Spring 2016

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