Mid Michigan 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 Mid Michigan College must present transcripts that indicate Michigan Transfer Agreement has been satisfied or have completed 29-31 hours from the MMC 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) ENG 112, 289; HUM 205, 210, 213; MUS 275; TAI 275 
  • Area II, Humanities, (3-4 hours minimum) ENG 201, 202, 205, 206, 211, 212, 281; HIS 101, 102; HUM 101, 102, 200; PHL 201, 210; REL/SSC 111, 225
  • Area III, The U.S.: Cultures and Issues, (3-4 hours minimum) HIS 211, 212; POL 201; REL 250 
  • Area IV, Other Cultures and Civilizations, (3-4 hours minimum) ANT 170; HUM 183 
  • Area V, Social and Behavioral Sciences, (3-4 hours minimum) ECO 201, 202; HIS 223; POL 250; PSY 101; SOC 101; SSC 200
  • Area VI, Natural Sciences with Lab, (4-5 hours minimum) BIO 100, 101, 201, 202, 203; CHM 111; GEL 101, 112; PHY 105, 211; PSC 101, 102 
  • Area VII, Natural Science and Technology: Applications and Implications, (3-4 hours minimum) SCI 200 
  • Area VIII, Health and Well-being, (2 hours minimum) HED 106


Proficiencies

Required minimums noted: 

1. College-level writing course (one course): ENG 111 

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

3. College-level mathematics or quantitative reasoning course (one course): MAT 107, 114, 118, 124, 126, 212, 217

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) MAT 126, 217
  • Critical thinking, (3-4 hours) N/A
  • Oral communication, (3-4 hours) SPE 101, 257, 261
  • American Sign Language, (3-4 hours) SPE 105
  • Computer programming and applications, (3-4 hours) N/A
  • Foreign language-two semesters of college-level study, (6-8 hours) FRN 101, 102; GER 101, 102; SPN 101, 102



2017-18 MMC catalog used
Revised: February 8, 2018