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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 Schoolcraft College must present transcripts that indicate "MACRAO Agreement Satisfied" or have completed 29-31 hours from the Schoolcraft 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)
ART 115, 116, 201; ENG 200, 243, 244, 245, 246; HUM 106, 150, 201, 203, 204, 210, 215; MUSIC 105, 164, 165; THEA 101, 231

Area II, Humanities, (3-4 hours minimum)
ANTH 211; ENG 203, 248, 251, 252; HIST 134, 137, 138; HUM 202, 231, 232; PHIL 243

Area III, The U.S.: Cultures and Issues, (3-4 hours minimum)
HIST 151, 152, 153; MUSIC 149, 155; POLS 105

Area IV, Other Cultures and Civilizations, (3-4 hours minimum)
ANTH 112, 117, 201, 214

Area V, Social and Behavioral Sciences, (3-4 hours minimum)
BUS 101; ECON 103, 201, 202; GEOG 133; HIST 141, 230 POLS 105, 207, 209; PSYCH 201; SOC 201, 205

Area VI, Natural Sciences with Lab, (4-5 hours minimum)
BIOL 101; CHEM 111; COMA 230; GEOG 105, 135; GEOL 133, 134; PHYS 51, 104, 123, 181, 211

Area VII, Natural Science and Technology: Applications and Implications, (3-4 hours minimum)
CIS 115; GEOG 130, 212; MFG 105; PHIL 257

Area VIII, Health and Well-being, (2 hours minimum)
BIOL 103; PE 202

PROFICIENCIES - Required minimums noted:
1. College-level writing course (one course):
ENG 101, 102, 106, 116

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

3. College-level mathematics or quantitative reasoning course (one course):
MATH 105, 119, 122, 128, 129, 135, 145, 150

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 106, 145, 150
c. Critical thinking, (3-4 hours) PHIL 247
d. Oral communication, (3-4 hours) COMA 103, 200
e. American Sign Language, (3-4 hours) N/A
f. Computer programming and applications, (3-4 hours) CIS 129
g. Foreign language-two semesters of college-level study, (6-8 hours) ARB 101, 102, 201, 202: CHIN 101, 102; FR 101, 102, 201, 202; GER 101, 102, 201, 202; ITAL 101, 102; SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202


2013-14 Schoolcraft catalog used
Revised: December 6, 2013
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