NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: University of Michigan - Main Campus

Program: Psychology

Prepares students for occupations emphasizing human relations. Students who plan a career in psychology will find a graduate education necessary. The undergraduate program emphasizes the scientific method and theories of behavior.


  1. GPA – 3.0 if transferring as a Junior. 3.3 plus strong High School record if transferring as a Sophomore.
  2. Preference is given to applicants who have obtained Junior standing (54 credits).
  3. Session of Entry – Students may enter the Psychology program any semester.
  4. Credit Accepted – U of M will accept a maximum of 60 semester credits from NMC.
  5. 2.0 or better course grades required for transfer consideration.
  6. Students are not required to have all of the course listed on this guide complete prior to admission to U of M.
  7. U of M Psychology 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's degree before transferring, see an advisor for assistance.



ENG 111

English Composition


ENG 112

English Composition


Social Science


PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology


PSY 211

Developmental Psychology


PSY 221 or PSY 223

Psychology of Personality or Into to Social Psychology


PSY 250

Abnormal Psychology


View the Social Science Distribution Requirements »

Natural Science

View the Natural Science Distribution Requirements »


View the Humanities Distribution Requirements »

Foreign Language

Two years of 1 language. This requirement may be fulfilled in one of 3 ways:

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

Additional Courses

Students need 54 credits if planning to transfer as a junior.
Choose additional transfer courses »

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 2015

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