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NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Western Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Dietetics

The Dietetics Program meets the American Dietetic Association's Standards of Education and graduates are eligible to apply for an accredited internship or an approved supervised practice program. Students must complete either the internship or the supervised practice in order to qualify for certification as Registered Dietitians. After certification, the Registered Dietitian is eligible for positions in hospitals such as clinical dietitian or food service administrator; for positions in commercial food establishments such as restaurants, hotels, industrial facilities, schools, colleges, universities and the armed forces; and for positions in community health agencies.

WMU Transfer Guide with Admission Requirements

All * courses in guide below are pre-admission requirements. 3.0 GPA required for admission. Application deadline is May 15.

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Basic Requirements

Completion of the BASIC requirements as listed at NMC will fulfill most of the general requirements at WMU. WMU requires two additional General Education courses at the 300-400 level to be taken at WMU plus an upper level writing requirement (Proficiency #2 at WMU). Upon request at the NMC Records Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED"

Required Classes

Academic Area

Credits

Communications

 

*ENG 111, 112

English Composition (one required for admission)

8

Humanities

 

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities »

6

Natural Science

 

*BIO 110 or 115

Essential Biology or Cell Plant & Ecosystem Biology

4

*BIO 208

Microbiology (MTH 111 Pre-Requisite)

4

*BIO 228

Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 227 and MTH 111 Pre-Requisites)

4

Since BIO 227 is a prerequisite for BIO 228, students may wish to take this class at WMU in order to take only one class.

*CHM 150

General Chemistry I (Mth 111 Pre-requisite)

5

*CHM 151

General Chemistry II

5

*CHM 250

Organic Chemistry I

5

*CHM 251

Organic Chemistry II

5

Social Science

 

*PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

*SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

Mathematics

 

*MTH 131

Probability and Statistics

3

Additional Requirements

Required Classes

Class

Credits

*COM 101

Introduction to Communication

4

*CUL 111

Professional Cookery

4

*MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra (or test out)

4

Updated Summer 2018

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