NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Western Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: General Education With MTA

NMC recommends students complete the MTA Agreement at NMC before transferring to WMU, by taking the following NMC courses listed in BASIC Requirements.

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 3000–4000 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"



ENG 111, 112

English Composition



Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities list »


Natural Science


Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Natural Science list including one LECTURE/LAB »


Social Science


PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology


Choose 1 course from Group 1 Social Science list, not PSY »



Select 1 course (MTH 120 or above) from Group 1 Math list »

Quantification Intellectual Skills Requirement

Students completing MTA will fulfill this requirement.

Additional Requirements For Liberal Education Curriculum (Lec) Only


CIS 100

Intro to Computers in Business
(Some programs have this built in. Check with your program.)


Foreign Language Requirement may be fulfilled in one of the three following ways:

  1. Two semesters of college level foreign language with passing grade.
  2. Two years High School foreign language with a "B-" or better in the final semester.
  3. Attain appropriate score on WMU's Foreign Language proficiency test.

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: Fall 2014

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