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MiTransfer Pathways

Community colleges and universities have collaborated to simplify the transfer process by developing MiTransfer Pathways. These transfer pathways build on the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), which makes it easier for students to transfer their general education courses earned at North Central Michigan College to participating four-year institutions in Michigan. View North Central Michigan College’s MTA requirements. The MTA along with the courses listed below are required to complete the credential.

The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to business programs of participating institutions.

Course # Course Name
ARTH 110 Art History I
ARTH 111 Art History II
ARTS 102 Basic Drawing and Composition
ARTS 100 Two-Dimensional Design
ARTS 101 Three-Dimensional Design

Studio Art Courses

It is recommended that students complete two studio art courses in two different mediums. Studio art courses should be selected on consultation with a faculty advisor based on the students’ major, concentration, or focus. These courses may transfer as part of the associate degree but may not transfer as course-to-course equivalencies.


North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
Varies Third Gen-Ed. Social Science Course for A.A. degree requirements
Varies Third Gen-Ed. Humanities Course for A.A. degree requirements
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • College for Creative Studies
  • Finlandia University
  • Michigan State University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Wayne State University
  • Andrews University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • University of Michigan - Flint
Biology faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan. The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to biology programs of participating institutions.
Course # Course Name
BIO 151 General Biology I
BIO 152 General Biology II
CEM 121 Principles of Chemistry I
CEM 122 Principles of Chemistry II
CEM 231 Organic Chemistry
CEM 232 Organic Chemistry II

North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
MATH 130 or higher College Algebra or higher to complete the Associate of Science degree.
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating criminal justice program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Davenport University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Rochester College
  • Michigan Technological University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan- Dearborn
  • Finlandia University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University

Business faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan. The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to business programs of participating institutions.

Course # Course Name
ECO 112 Microeconomics (A.A.-Soc.Sci)
ECO 111 Macroeconomics (MTA)
B 211 Principles of Accounting I
B 212 Principles of Accounting II
B 290 Business Law I

North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
OAS 252 Microsoft Office for Windows
Varies Third Gen-Ed. Social Science Course for A.A. degree requirements
Varies Third Gen-Ed. Humanities Course for A.A. degree requirements
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Baker College
  • Northwood University
  • Siena Heights University
  • Walsh College
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wayne State University
  • Andrews University
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • Davenport University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Rochester College
  • Michigan Technological University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan- Dearborn
  • Finlandia University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University

The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to business programs of participating institutions.

Course # Course Name
COM 111 Public Speaking
COM 170 Interpersonal Communication
COM 250 Small Group Communication

North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
Varies Third Gen-Ed. Social Science Course for A.A. degree requirements
Varies Third Gen-Ed. Humanities Course for A.A. degree requirements
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Alma College
  • Aquinas College
  • Cleary University
  • Cornerstone University
  • Michigan State University
  • Ferris State University
  • Andrews University
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan- Dearborn
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University

Criminal Justice faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan. The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to criminal justice programs of participating institutions.

Course # Course Name
CJ 102 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 120 Introduction to Corrections
PSY 161 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 171 Principles of Sociology

North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course Course Description
Additional Humanities Third humanities course from the MTA list of classes to complete the Associate of Arts requirement.
Additional Social Science Third social science course from the MTA list of classes to complete the Associate of Arts requirement.
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating criminal justice program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Lake Superior State University
  • Baker College
  • Wayne State University
  • Finlandia University
  • Michigan State University
  • Ferris State University
  • Andrews University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan- Dearborn
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University

The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to business programs of participating institutions.

Course # Course Name
BIO 235 Human Anat. & Physiology I
BIO 236 Human Anat. & Physiology II
CEM 121 Principles of Chemistry I
PSY 161 Intro. to Psychology
- Overview of Exercise Science*

*Students must complete Introduction to Overview of Exercise Science from another college/university and transfer them to North Central. Work with your advisor to choose appropriate courses.


North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
Associate of Science Additional Science and Math electives 11-12 credits. Math 130-College Algebra or higher are eligible.
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Cornerstone University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Michigan State University
  • Andrews University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
Faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan. The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to programs of participating institutions.
Course # Course Name
MATH 150 Analytic Geometry & Calc. I
MATH 210 Analytic Geometry & Calc. II
MATH 215 Analytic Geometry & Calc. III
MATH 225 Differential Equations
PHY 230 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I
PHY 231 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II
CEM 121 Principles of Chemistry
- Statistics*
- Dynamics*
- Mechanics of Solids/Strength of Materials (no lab required)*

*Students must complete Introduction to Statistics, Dynamics and Mechanics of Solids/Strength of Materials from another college/university and transfer them to North Central. Work with your advisor to choose appropriate courses.


North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
MATH 130

College Algebra or higher satisfies the Associate of Science math requirement and can be used in the additional Science and Math electives section of the A.S. degree.

Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Andrews University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Kettering University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn
Psychology faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan. The following courses at North Central Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to psychology programs of participating institutions.
Course # Course Name
PSY 161 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 290 Social Psychology
PSY 241 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 261 Developmental Psychology

North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
Pick One Additional PSY Course PSY 255-Child Psychology, PSY 235- Theories of Personality, PSY 210- Human Sexuality
Additional Social Science Third social science course from the MTA list of classes to complete the Associate of Arts requirement.
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating criminal justice program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Alma College
  • Andrews University
  • Baker College
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Finlandia University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Rochester College
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • University of Michigan- Dearborn
  • Wayne State University

The MTA Mathematics distribution area allows students to complete one of three math pathways. The Public Health MiTransfer Pathways faculty recommended that students complete a course in the Statistics pathway.

These courses are commonly agreed upon for transfer in this program among participating institutions. 

Course # Course Name
PSY 161 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 171 Introduction to Sociology
HE 200 Nutrition
PE 115 Personal Health/Wellness
- Introduction to Public Health*
- Community Health*

*Students must complete Introduction to Public Health and Community Health from another college/university and transfer them to North Central. Work with your advisor to choose appropriate courses.


North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
General Education

Third Gen. Ed. Social Science Course for A.A. Requirements

General Education Third Gen. Ed. Humanities Course for A.A. Requirements.
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

It is recommended students complete ENG 111-English Composition I, ENG 112-English Composition II, and COM 111-Public Speaking or COM 170-Interpersonal Communication.


Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Andrews University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • University of Michigan- Dearborn

The MTA Mathematics distribution area allows students to complete one of three math pathways. The Social Work MiTransfer Pathways faculty recommended that students complete a course in the Statistics pathways.

These courses are commonly agreed upon for transfer in this program among participating institutions. 

Course # Course Name
PSY 161 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 171 Introduction to Sociology
BIO 133 Human Biology
- Introduction to Social Work*

*Students must complete Introduction to Social Work from another college/university and transfer them to North Central. Work with your advisor to choose appropriate courses.


North Central Michigan College Degree Requirements

These are North Central Michigan College associate degree requirements and may not be accepted for transfer by universities participating in the agreement.

Course # Course Name
General Education

Third Gen. Ed. Social Science Course for A.A. Requirements

General Education Third Gen. Ed. Humanities Course for A.A. Requirements.
Elective Credits Additional Elective Credits to complete a minimum of 60 earned credits.

It is recommended students complete ENG 111-English Composition I, ENG 112-English Composition II, and COM 111-Public Speaking or COM 170-Interpersonal Communication.


Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at North Central Michigan College that will transfer to a participating program. To view each institution’s additional degree requirements, select your transfer institution then use Michigan Transfer Networks’s course equivalencies tool to find the course equivalent at North Central Michigan College.

  • Andrews University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Cornerstone University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • Wayne State University