NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: University of Michigan - Main Campus

Program: School of Music, Theatre & Dance

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance offers the following undergraduate degree programs:

Bachelor of Music

  • Composition
  • Music and Technology
  • Music Education (Choral and Instrumental)
  • Music Theory
  • Musicology
  • Performance
  • Performance with Teacher Certification

Bachelor Of Fine Arts

  • Dance
  • Interarts Performance (with Art & Design)
  • Jazz & Contemporary Studies
  • Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation
  • Jazz Studies
  • Musical Theatre
  • Performing Arts Technology
  • Theatre Design and Production
  • Theatre Performance (Acting and Directing)

Bachelor of Science

  • Sound Engineering

Each program offered is completed in consultation with an advisor.

Admission Criteria

  1. GPA – 2.5 or above. (2.0 minimum in each class)
  2. Session of Entry – Fall Semester (Limited openings for January admission).
  3. Transfer – Students may transfer after one or two years.
  4. Application Deadline – December 1 for following Fall semester.
  5. Auditions – Auditions/Interviews are required. In-person strongly recommended. If not possible, taped auditions may be submitted. Please address inquiries to: School of Music, (724)-764-0593. Please contact UofM about Music Theory selections.
  6. Proficiency Exams – Placement in music theory and performance classes is determined by examination.
  7. Lessons – Private and class lessons are encouraged.
  8. School of Music, Theatre & Dance | Prospective Student Admissions | Application Procedure

Basic Requirements

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

Five semesters of Music Theory and Sight Singing and Ear Training (one in Jr. year at UofM) are required. Taking these courses at NMC will not guarentee their transfer. UofM will evaluate and determine transfer. The following Music Theory sequences are offered at NMC. Please consult with UofM Music Department about course selection. (724)-764-0593

MUS 101 Theory of Music I

3

MUS 103 Sight Singing & Ear Training

1

MUS 106 Class Piano I

2

MUS 102 Theory of Music II

3

MUS 104 Sight Singing & Ear Training

1

MUS 107 Class Piano II

2

MUS 201 Theory of Music III

3

MUS 203 Sight Singing and Ear Training III

1

MUS 206 Class Piano III

2

MUS 202 Theory of Music IV

3

MUS 204 Sight Singing and Ear Training IV

1

MUS 207 Class Piano IV

2

Other MUS classes

MUS 110 Music Appreciation: Standard Lit

3

MUS 111 Music Appreciation: Jazz

3

Additional Music classes to fit your specialization and to build a portfolio. See Jeffrey Cobb, NMC Music Advisor, for details 231-995-1338.

Select 7 additional credits from the Humanities Area not MUS »

7

Natural Science

Select 7 credits from the Natural Science Area »

7

For Sound Engineering, choose PHY 121 General Physics 1 as one of your Natural Science classes 

Social Science

Select 7 credits from the Social Science Area »

See list

Mathematics

MTH 131  Probability and Statistics or MTh 141 Calculus I too meet MTA and Quantitative Reasoning at U of M »

OR take Quantitative Reasoning at U of M 

3-5

For Sound Engineering, choose MTH 141 Calculus I

5

Additional Credits

9

Choose 9 additional credits from at least 3 areas in the Distribution List, and electives as needed »

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 2017

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