NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: University of Michigan - Main Campus

Program: English

Career opportunities for English majors are varied. Communication and speaking skills combined with clear writing skills are always in demand in business and industry as well as in the teaching field. Editors, writers, public relations specialists, lobbyists, journalists, reporters and playwrights frequently come from an English background. English is a great springboard for graduate degrees. Medical school students as well as law students frequently have a Bachelor's degree in English.


  1. GPA – 3.3 with strong high school record if transferring as Sophomore (25-54 credits). 3.0 if transferring as a Junior.
  2. Junior Status – preference will be given to applicants who have attained Junior standing (54 credits)
  3. Transferable Grades – 2.0 or better grades required for transfer consideration
  4. Students are NOT required to have all courses listed below completed prior to transferring to U of M. However we would recommend transferring U of M credits back to NMC to complete an Associates Degree.
  5. U of M English Department | Undergraduate Program Page


The following courses are listed to facilitate transfer and fulfill distribution requirements at U of M. 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.



ENG 111

English Composition


ENG 112

English Composition


Natural Sciences/Sciences/Math

View the Natural Science Distribution Requirements »

Social Science

View the Social Science Distribution Requirements »


View the Humanities Distribution Requirements »

Foreign Language

Two years of ONE language. This requirement may be fulfilled in one of 3 ways:

  1. Completing the 2nd year of a college level foreign language;
  2. Scoring 600 or higher on the College Entrance Exam Achievement Test; or
  3. Passing the foreign language proficiency test given to entering U of M students during Orientation.

Area Distribution

Additional credits may be selected from any area on 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 2013

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