NMC Transfer Guide

To: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Program: General Education without macrao or mta

This guide is prepared for students who wish to transfer to the University of Michigan, but have not yet chosen a specific major and have not competed MACRAO or MTA..

Admission criteria

A successful UM transfer student to the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts:
  • Is in good academic and social standing at NMC.
  • Has at least a 3.0 GPA, with our most competitive applicants have a 3.5 or higher.
  • Is taking courses across different disciplines like Quantitative Reasoning, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities/English, and Foreign Language.
  • Has earned sophomore or junior standing (preferably) with transferable credit.
  • Contact information for UofM Undergraduate Admissions »

Distribution requirements

The following courses are listed to facilitate transfer and fulfill distribution requirements at UofM. Links to a printable list and UofM's interactive site are provided below. 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 a counselor for assistance. Students do not need to complete all the classes listed before transferring to UofM.

Communications

Credits

ENG 111

English Composition (pre-requisite for ENG 112)

4

ENG 112

English Composition (required by UofM)

4

U of M Distribution List:

Printable list (developed by NMC from list below) »

Interactive MTA list (developed by UofM) »

Foreign Language

Two years of 1 language required. Fulfill in one of 3 ways:

  1. Complete the 2nd year of a college level foreign language.
  2. Pass the foreign language proficiency test given to entering UofM students during Orientation.
  3. Score 600 or higher on the College Entrance Exam Achievement Test.

Area Distribution and Additional Electives

If needed, select additional courses from the U of M Distribution list »

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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