Montcalm 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 Montcalm Community College must present transcripts that indicate Michigan Transfer Agreement has been satisfied or have completed 29-31 hours from the MCC 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) ARTS 120; ENGL 195, 230, 265; HUMN 100, 200, 201; MUSI 101 
  • Area II, Humanities, (3-4 hours minimum) ENGL 200, 201, 220, 221, 235; PHIL 220 
  • Area III, The U.S.: Cultures and Issues, (3-4 hours minimum) HIST 250, 251, 253; POLI 240; WMST 100
  • Area IV, Other Cultures and Civilizations, (3-4 hours minimum) ANTH 260, 265; PHIL 221 
  • Area V, Social and Behavioral Sciences, (3-4 hours minimum) BUSN 135; ECON 215, 216; HIST 255, 257; POLI 110, 246; PSYC 120; SOCI 111, 230, 235 
  • Area VI, Natural Sciences with Lab, (4-5 hours minimum) BIOL 100; CHEM 105, 220; PHYS 101, 111 & 112, 230 
  • Area VII, Natural Science and Technology: Applications and Implications, (3-4 hours minimum) CMIS 115; INDS 260; PHIL 222 
  • Area VIII, Health and Well-being, (2 hours minimum) N/A


Proficiencies

Required minimums noted: 

1. College-level writing course (one course): ENGL 100, 101; INDS 140 

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

3. College-level mathematics or quantitative reasoning course (one course): MATH 102, 120, 151, 159, 190, 250 

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 152, 250
  • Critical thinking, (3-4 hours) N/A
  • Oral communication, (3-4 hours) COMM 210, 220
  • American Sign Language, (3-4 hours) N/A
  • Computer programming and applications, (3-4 hours) CMIS 130, 131
  • Foreign language-two semesters of college-level study, (6-8 hours) FREN 120, 121; GERM 101, 102; SPAN 130, 131

 

2012-13 MCC catalog used
Revised: January 9, 2013