Monroe County Community College

General education program transfer guide

  1. The WMU General Education Program requires a minimum of 37 hours, not counting the baccalaureate-level writing course proficiency.
  2. To complete the freshman-sophomore requirements, transfer students from Monroe County Community College must present transcripts that indicate Michigan Transfer Agreement has been satisfied or have completed 29-31 hours from the MCCC courses listed below.
  3. No more than two courses from one department may be used to satisfy distribution requirements.
  4. Proficiencies #1 and #3 (college-level writing and mathematics/quantitative reasoning) must be satisfied before one may register for 3000 and higher level WMU courses.
  5. After transferring, students fulfilling #2 above will need only to complete the junior-senior requirement of two (2) 3000-4000 level courses (6-8 hours) in the distribution areas and Proficiency 2 at WMU.
  6. See the current WMU Undergraduate Catalog for a detailed explanation of this program.


Distribution Areas

One course required from each area, including two at WMU (per #5 above):

  • Area I, Fine Arts, (3-4 hours minimum) ART 155, 280, 281, 282; DANCE 251; ENGL 251, 252; HUMAN 151, 152, 256, 257; MUSIC 265, 266; THEA 151
  • Area II, Humanities, (3-4 hours minimum) ENGL 253, 255, 256, 260; HIST 151, 152; PHIL 152, 253
  • Area III, The U.S.: Cultures and Issues, (3-4 hours minimum) HIST 154, 155, 256; POLSC 151; MUSIC 268
  • Area IV, Other Cultures and Civilizations, (3-4 hours minimum) ANTHR 165; HIST 158, 159, 255 
  • Area V, Social and Behavioral Sciences, (3-4 hours minimum) ANTHR 152, 155; BUSAD 151; ECON 251, 252; GEOG 152; HIST 153, 160; POLSC 211, 252; PSYCH 151; SOC 151
  • Area VI, Natural Sciences with Lab, (4-5 hours minimum) BIOL 156, 251, 252; CHEM 150, 151; PHY 101, 151, 251; PHYSC 151
  • Area VII, Natural Science and Technology: Applications and Implications, (3-4 hours minimum) ESC 151; MECH 102
  • Area VIII, Health and Well-being, (2 hours minimum) HPE 150 


Proficiencies 

Required minimums noted: 

1. College-level writing course (one course): ENGL 101, 151, 152, 155

2. Baccalaureate-level writing course: Will be done at Western Michigan University

3. College-level mathematics or quantitative reasoning course (one course): MATH 154, 156, 157, 159, 160, 162, 164, 171

4. Enhance or develop another proficiency in one of these seven areas (hour minimums noted):

  • Advanced writing, (3-4 hours) N/A
  • Mathematics/quantitative reasoning, (3-4 hours) MATH 166, 171
  • Critical thinking, (3-4 hours) PHIL 151
  • Oral communication, (3-4 hours) SPCH 151, 155
  • American Sign Language, (3-4 hours) N/A
  • Computer programming and applications, (3-4 hours) CIS 150, 152, 175, 250
  • Foreign language-two semesters of college-level study, (6-8 hours) FREN 151, 152, 251, 252; GERMN 151, 152, 251, 252; SPAN 151, 152, 251, 252

 

2018-19 MCCC catalog
Revised: October 1, 2018