NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Michigan State University - Main Campus

Program: Engineering

In addition to careers in Engineering, students will find the undergraduate program in Engineering excellent preparation for careers in Business, Law, & Medicine. Many graduates continue on for masters or doctorate degrees.

Engineering Majors

  1. Biosystems Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Computer Science
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Environmental Engineering
  8. Material Science & Engineering
  9. Mechanical Engineering

Admission Criteria

  1. GPA – Minimum of 3.0 overall required for consideration. Highly competitive and does not guarantee admission. Individual departments may establish quotas and higher GPA's.
  2. Major Courses – The following courses must be completed prior to admission into the Engineering program: CHM 150, MTH 141 & 142 and PHY 221
  3. Transfer Grades – 2.0 grades required for transfer
  4. Transfer Credits – MSU will accept a maximum of 60 credits from a community college.
  5. Junior Status – Admission to Engineering program requires Junior status (56 acceptable credits).
  6. Program Entry – Admission into the Engineering dept is for Fall semester only. Students must be admitted into a specific Engineering major in order to take courses in that major.
  7. Campus Visits – A campus visit is the best way to learn about MSU. Online information is available on their website.
  8. MSU Contact: Mr. Drew Kim: (517) 353-7212

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's degree before transferring, see an advisor for assistance.

Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Composition

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition I & II

8

Humanities

Credits

HST 111 or 112

US History to or from 1865

4

Select an additional course from the Humanities Area from a dept. other than HST »

3

Natural Science

Credits

BIO 115

Cell, Plant and Ecosystem Biology (majors 1,7)

4

BIO 116

Cell & Animal Biology (majors 1,2,5,7)

4

CHM 150

General Chemistry I (majors 1,3,4,6,7,9)

5

CHM 151

General Chemistry II (major 7)

5

PHY 221

Problems & Principles of Physics I (all majors)

5

PHY 222

Problems & Principles of Physics II (all majors)

5

Social Science

Credits

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from the Social Science Area »

6

Mathematics

Credits

MTH 141, 142, 241

Calculus I, II, III (all majors)

14

MTH 251

Differential Equations (majors 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9)

4

MTH 116

Intro to Computer Science (majors 4,5)

4

additional requirements

 

Credits

EGR 101

Intro to Engineering (does not transfer to MSU, but recommended for engineering students)

1

EGR 113

Engineering Graphics (major 9)

3

EGR 201

Statics (majors 1,3,6,7,8)

3

EGR 203

Dynamics (majors 3,9)

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: Spring 2016

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