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General education program transfer guide

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  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 "MACRAO Agreement 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 - 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):
a. Advanced writing, (3-4 hours) N/A
b. Mathematics/quantitative reasoning, (3-4 hours) MATH 152, 250
c. Critical thinking, (3-4 hours) N/A
d. Oral communication, (3-4 hours) COMM 210, 220
e. American Sign Language, (3-4 hours) N/A
f. Computer programming and applications, (3-4 hours) CMIS 130, 131
g. 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
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