NMC Transfer Guide

To: Western Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Interior Design

Interior Design emphasizes the application of analytical, technical, business, and aesthetic skills in the development of spaces for living, working and/or relaxation. Graduates are employed with architectural and design firms in interior/facilities management divisions of large corporations, retailing home furnishings, and marketing positions and showroom management.

IMPORTANT: Interior Design at WMU limits enrollment into this program. Acceptance is selective and competitive. Please be sure to read the information at: http://www.wmich.edu/coe/fcs/itd/program.htm about the acceptance process for students seeking to pursue the Interior Design program.

Interior design is a four-year program from a student's first fall semester at WMU. Students are strongly encouraged to start at WMU and take NMC classes in summers.

Laura Ciccantell is the contact person for this program at laura.ciccantell@wmich.edu or (269) 387-3474.

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, "MACRAO AGREEMENT SATISFIED".

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Credits

ART 111

4

ART 112

4

Click here to select one additional class from Humanities - not ART

Social Science

Click here to choose 8 credits from Social Science

Science/Math

Click here to choose 8 credits from Science/Math
(one class must be a lab science)

PLEASE NOTE: ENV 270 may be used to complete MACRAO, but the credits will not transfer to WMU.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Credits

ACC 121

Accounting I

4

CIS 100

Computers in Business

3

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

3

QUANTIFICATION INTELLECTUAL SKILLS REQUIREMENT

Students completing MACRAO must MINIMALLY:

Compete MTH 23 Beginning Algebra at NMC
OR
Pass the computational skills assessment test AT WMU

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: Summer 2013

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