NMC transfer guide

To: Northern Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: General Education Without MACRAO

Students planning to transfer to NMU WITHOUT completing the requirements for the MACRAO Agreement should fulfill NMU general education requirements by selecting courses from the following NMC course recommendations.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Studies courses - except Composition - must be taken outside the department in which the student is completing a first major or minor, unless major/minor is interdepartmental (e.g. Social Science). At least 3 Liberal Studies credits must be taken at the 300 level or above, chosen from Liberal Studies list of electives at NMU.

DIVISION I -Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

ENG 220

Technical Writing may be chosen in place of ENG 112 for NMU, but if chosen MACRAO
stamp and ASA will not be earned at NMC.

3

DIVISION II -Humanities

Credits

Choose 6 credits from the list below:

History

HST 101

Western Civilization to 1500 A.D.

4

HST 102

Western Civilization from 1500 A.D.

4

HST 213

American Women's History

3

Humanities

HUM 101

Introduction to Humanities

3

HUM 102

Introduction to Humanities

3

HUM 112

American Experience II

4

Literature

ENG 240

Introduction to Literature

3

ENG 241

Mythology

3

ENG 242

Women in Literature

3

ENG 262

American Literature

3

ENG 263

World Literature

3

Philosophy/Religion

PHL 101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHL 105

Critical Thinking

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

PHL 202

Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas

3

PHL 222

The World of Jesus

4

NMU requires 1 course to be taken at the 300 level. NMC courses that fulfill this requirement are:

ENG 262, ENG 263, Also ART 112 or ART 213 from Visual/Performing Arts, Division VI.

DIVISION III -Science/Math

Credits

Choose 6-8 credits from the list below:

Astronomy

AST 109/L

Planetary Astronomy

4

AST 119/L

Astronomy

4

Biology

BIO 105/L

Living in the Environment

4

BIO 106/L

Human Biology

4

BIO 110/L

Essential Biology (BIO 105 & BIO 109 if taken prior to Fall 2012)

4

BIO 115/L

Cell, Plant and Ecosystem Biology

4

BIO 116/L

Cell and Animal Biology

4

Chemistry

CHM 101

Introduction to Chemistry

4

CHM 150/L/R

General Chemistry I

5

CHM 151/L/R

General Chemistry II

5

Geography (Social Science at NMC)

GEO 105/L

Physical Geography

4

Environmental

ENV 111

Physical Geology

4

ENV 231

Environmental Science

4

Math

MTH 121

College Algebra

4

MTH 122

Trigonometry

3

MTH 140

College Algebra and Trigonometry

5

MTH 141

Calculus I

5

Physics

PHY 105/L

Physics of the World Around Us

4

PHY 121/L

General Physics I

4

PHY 122/L

General Physics II

4

PHY 221/L/R

Problems and Principles of Physics I

5

PHY 222/L/R

Problems and Principles of Physics II

5

DIVISION IV -Social Science

Credits

Choose 8 credits from the list below:

Economics

ECO 121

Basic Economics

3

Geography

GEO 109

World Regional Geography

3

History (Humanities at NMC)

HST 111

U.S. History to 1865

4

HST 112

U.S. History since 1865

4

HST 211

Native American History

3

Political Science

PLS 101

Intro to American Politics

3

PLS 221

Intro to Political Theory

3

Psychology

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

Sociology

SOC 101

Intro to Sociology

3

ANT 113

Intro to Cultural Anthropology

3

SOC 201

Modern Social Problems

3

SOC 291B

Intro to Underwater Archaeology (Group 2 at NMC)

3

DIVISION V -Formal Communications

Credits

Choose at least 3 credits from the list below:

Computer Information Technology

CIT 100

Introduction to Computers in Business

3

CIT 118

Microsoft Office - Word

1

CIT 122A

Computer and Internet Basics I

1

CIT 170

Microsoft Office - Access

3

CIT 210

Microsoft Office - Excel

3

Math

MTH 116

Intro to Computer Science

4

MTH 131

Probability and Statistics

3

Language

Any level Modern Language

4

DIVISION VI - Visual/Performing Arts

Credits

1 class required from list below:

Art

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

Literature

ENG 267

Film as Literature

3

Humanities

HUM 111

American Experience

4

HUM 116

World Cultures

4

Music

MUS 110

Music Appreciation Standard Literature

3

MUS 111

Music Appreciation Jazz

3

World Cultures Requirement

Choose one of the courses listed below to fulfill world cultures requirement:

  • Humanities: HST 211 Native American History, PHL 122 Eastern Religions
  • Social Science: GEO 109 World Regional Geography, ANT 113 Cultural Anthropology
  • Vis/Perf/Arts: HUM 116 World Cultures

(May be double counted as both World Cultures and Division credit.)

3

Note: Must have a minimum of 30 credits from Divisions I, II, III, IV, V, and VI to complete General Education at NMU.

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 2013

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