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Michigan Transfer Agreement

Michigan Transfer Agreement

Michigan Transfer Agreement Brochure

(Replaces MACRAO Transfer Agreement Beginning Fall 2014)

(MACRAO Agreement for students who started prior to Fall 2014 Completion Deadline – Summer 2019 – see Registrar.)
Alpena Community College participates in the Michigan Transfer Agreement between public and private community colleges and universities in Michigan. This agreement provides ACC students more assurance of having completed their general education requirements when they transfer to a participating four-year college or university. Working closely with your academic advisor is recommended to assure meeting MTA requirements. To fulfill the Michigan Transfer Agreement, students must successfully complete at least 30 credits, with at least a 2.0 in each course. These credits, which will be certified by a Michigan Community College, should be met according to the following distribution:
One course in English Composition
-- ENG111 or ENG121
A second course in English Composition or one course in Communications
-- ENG112 or ENG122 or SPE121 or SPE123
One course in Mathematics
-- MTH – MTH 121 and higher
Two courses in Social Sciences (from two disciplines)
-- ANP – All Anthropology courses
-- ECN – All Economics courses
-- EDU – All Education courses
-- GEO – All Geography courses (except GEO127 - lab science)
-- HST – All History courses
-- PLS – All Political Science courses
-- PSY – All Psychology courses
-- SOC – All Social Science courses
Two courses in Humanities and Fine Arts (from two disciplines and excluding studio and
performance classes)
-- ART – ART 246
-- ASL – All American Sign Language courses
-- ENG – All 200 level courses
-- HST – HST 121 or 122 (may be used as Humanities or Social Science)
-- HUM – All Humanities courses
-- MUS – MUS110, 120, 125, 126, 228 and 229
-- PHL – All Philosophy courses
-- SPE – All Speech courses (if not used to complete communications requirement)
-- All Foreign Language courses (FRN, GER, SPN)
Two courses in Natural Sciences including one with laboratory experience (from two
disciplines)
-- BIO – All Biology courses
-- CEM – All Chemistry courses
-- GEO – GEO127
-- PHS – All Physical Science courses
-- PHY – PHY111, 112, 121, 122, 123, 124, 221, 222
Note: If courses selected do not total 30 hours the student must take an additional course from one of the above groups.

To be eligible for the Michigan Transfer Agreement at Alpena Community College, a minimum of 1 college level course must be taken at Alpena Community College. Transcripts of ACC graduates who meet the MTA requirements will automatically be certified for MTA when degrees are posted to academic records. Students who transfer prior to the completion of a degree program but have completed the MTA requirements may also be certified upon request. Requests should be made to the Registrar.