NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: University of Michigan - Main Campus

Program: Sociology

Students with an undergraduate major in Sociology may assume positions in education, business, industry and government. Prepares students for graduate programs for professional careers as college instructors.


  1. GPA – 3.3 plus strong high school record if transferring as a Sophomore. 3.0 if transferring as a Junior.
  2. Junior Status – Preference will be given to applicants who have attained Junior standing (54 credits).
  3. Credits Accepted – U of M will accept a maximum of 60 semester credits.
  4. Transferable Grades – In order to transfer, grades must be 2.0 or better.
  5. Students are NOT required to have all of the courses listed on this guide complete prior to transferring to U of M. However we would recommend transferring the U of M credits back to NMC to complete an Associates Degree.
  6. U of M Sociology 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, 112

English Composition


Natural Science


View the Natural Science Distribution Requirements »

Social Science


SOC 101

Intro to Sociology


SOC 201

Modern Social Problems


View the Social 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.
  3. Scoring 600 or higher on the College Entrance Exam Achievement Test.

Additional Courses

Students must have 54 credits if transferring 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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