NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Michigan State University - Main Campus

Program: Zoology

The Bachelor of Science degree program in zoology is for students who seek professional employment in animal biology, Veterinary Medicine, or who seek admission to health-related professional schools such as Dental School, Med School, Genetics, Neuro-Biology, etc. Students can choose one of seven zoology concentrations at MSU:

  1. Animal Behavior and Neurobiology
  2. Cell & Developmental Biology
  3. Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology
  4. Genetics
  5. General Zoology
  6. Marine Biology
  7. Zoo & Aquarium Science

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Admission - Transfer students are admitted into the zoology department as juniors & must have a minimum of 56 acceptable credits.
  2. Transferable Credits - MSU will accept a maximum of 60 credits from a community college. 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

The following courses are listed to facilitate transfer and fulfill University requirements at MSU. These courses may not fulfill requirements for the Associate of Arts or Science degree at NMC. If your goal is to complete an Associate 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 representing at least 1 dept. other than HST »

4

Science/Math

Credits

BIO 115 & 116

Cell, Plant & Ecosystem Biology; Genetic, Evolution, Animal Biology

8

CHM 150

General Chemistry I 

5

CHM 151

General Chemistry II (not needed if planning on taking Organic Chem at MSU)

5

CHM 250 & 251

Organic Chemistry I & II

10

MTH 141

Calculus I

5

MTH 142

Calculus II (there are other options to fufill this requirement at MSU)

5

PHY 121 & 122

General Physics I & II

8

Social Science

Credits

Select 8 credits representing 2 departments from the Social Science Area »

8

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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