Transfer Credit Key

When a transfer course equivalent cannot be determined, a more general interpretation may be awarded.   The Transfer Credit Key lists the definitions of these interpretations.

Code

Explanation

BUS 1 Can be used as a business elective at the 100-level.
BUS 2 Can be used as a business elective at the 200-level.
FS Can be applied to Liberal Studies Division V – Formal Communications Studies.
GEN Can be applied to general electives.  Northern Michigan University does not have an equivalent course.
HUM Can be applied to Liberal Studies Division II – Humanities.
NS Can be applied to Liberal Studies Division III – Science/Mathematics.
NS/Lab Can be applied to Liberal Studies Division III – Science/Mathematics.
Meets the laboratory science requirement.
SS Can be applied to Liberal Studies Division IV – Social Sciences.
TEC May be used as a technical or general elective.
VPA Can be applied to Liberal Studies Division VI – Visual and Performing Arts.
WC Can be applied to world cultures requirement.
(Other Codes) A department prefix (HS for example)  can be applied to history major or minor electives or can be used to complete a general elective.

A department prefix (HS for example) can be applied to history major or minor electives or can be used to complete a general elective.  It would appear as “HUM/HS” in this example.