MiTransfer Pathways at Detroit Mercy

Transfer your bachelor's degree seamlessly

 

University of Detroit Mercy is excited to join the statewide MiTransfer Pathways initiative so that students can transition smoothly from a community college. This option encourages students to optimize transfer credit by taking courses that will count towards both an associate degree and a bachelor's degree. There are currently seven Detroit Mercy programs participating in the initiative. Learn more about the details of each program by exploring the options below, each pathway is divided into four parts.

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    Biology MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. It should also be noted that students following this particular pathway should be conscious of degree requirements for Math. Consult with a community college advisor to identify specific courses to fulfill this agreement.  

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Biology curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name

    Detroit Mercy Course Number(s)

    Cell/Molecular Biology

    BIO 1200/BIO 1210

    Organismal Biology

    BIO 1220/BIO 1230

    General Chemistry I

    CHM 1070/CHM 1100

    General Chemistry II

    CHM 1080/CHM 1120

    Organic Chemistry I

    CHM 2270/CHM 2250

    Organic Chemistry II

    CHM 2290/CHM 2260

     

    Part III

    The courses listed below are program requirements within the Biology major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

    Course Type

    Detroit Mercy Course Name

    Detroit Mercy Course Number(s)

    Program Requirement

    Physics I/Lab

    PHY 1300/PHY 1310

    Program Requirement

    Physics II/Lab

    PHY 1320/PHY 1330

    Program Requirement

    Elementary Functions

    MTH 1400

    Program Requirement

    Biostatistics/Statistics

    BIO 2900 or STA 2250

     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Biology MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level Biology requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the upper level Biology courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Biology program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Biology MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.edu

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    Business Administration MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. It should also be noted that students following this particular pathway should be conscious of degree requirements for Math. Consult with a community college advisor to identify specific courses to fulfill this agreement. 

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Business Administration curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number(s)
    Microeconomics ECN 2950
    Macroeconomics ECN 2960
    Financial Accounting ACC 2010
    Managerial Accounting ACC 2020
    Business Law BUS 2310

     

    Part III

    The courses listed below fit well into the Business Administration major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

    Course Type Detroit Mercy Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Program Requirement Mathematical Analysis II MTH 1120
    Program Requirement Business Writing ENL 3080
    Program Elective Computer Information System CIS 1000
    General Education Introduction to Philosophy PHL 1000
     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Business Administration MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level program requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the upper level Business Administration courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Business Administration program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Business Administration MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.edu

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    Communication Studies MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. It should also be noted that students following this particular pathway should be conscious of degree requirements for Math. Consult with a community college advisor to identify specific courses to fulfill this agreement. 

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Communication Studies curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Fundamental of Speech CST 1010
    Interpersonal Communication CST 2040
    Small Group Communication CST 3040

    Part III

    The courses listed below fit well into the Communication Studies major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

    Course Type Detroit Mercy Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Program Requirement Mass Communication CST 1110
    Program Requirement Visual Communication CST 1120
    Program Requirement Option Research Methods CST 2010
    Program Requirement Option News Writing & Reporting CST 2030
    Program Requirement Option Digital Video Production CST 2100
    Program Requirement Option Audio Production CST 2110
    Program Requirement Option Principles of Public Relations CST 2400
    Program Requirement Option Advertising CST 2410
    Program Requirement Option Intercultural Communication CST 3140

     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Communication Studies MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level program requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the upper level Communication Studies courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Communication Studies program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Business Administration MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.ed

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    Criminal Justice MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. Consult with a community college advisor to identify specific courses to fulfill this agreement.  

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Criminal Justice curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Introduction to Psychology PYC 1000
    Introduction to Sociology SOC 1000
    Introduction to Criminal Justice CJS 1300
    Introduction to Corrections CJS 1310

     

    Part III

    The courses listed below fit well into the Criminal Justice major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

     

    Course Type Detroit Mercy Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Program Requirement Introduction to Political Science POL 1000
    Program Requirement Abnormal Psychology PYC 3420

     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Criminal Justice MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level program requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the upper level Criminal Justice courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Criminal Justice program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Criminal Justice MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.edu

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    Mechanical Engineering MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. Consult with a community college advisor to identify specific courses to fulfill this agreement.  

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Mechanical Engineering curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Calculus I MTH 1410
    Calculus II  MTH 1420
    Calculus III MTH 2410
    Differential Equations MTH 3720
    Physics I (Calculus Based, w/ Lab) PHY 1600 + PHY 1610
    Physics II (Calculus Based, w/Lab) PHY 1620 + PHY 1630
    Chemistry I (w/Lab) CHM 1070 + CHM 1100
    Statics ENGR 3120
    Dynamics ENGR 3130
    Mechanics of Solids/Strengths of Materials (no lab required) ENGR 3260

     *note:  minimum of 4 credits, linear algebra must be covered

    Part III

    The courses listed below fit well into the Mechanical Engineering major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

     

    Course Type Detroit Mercy Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Program Requirement Engineering Ethics ENGR 1000
    Program Requirement Fundamentals of Engineering Design ENGR 1080
    Course meeting IT4 "Human Difference" requirement Varies see transfer guide link

     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Mechanical Engineering MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level program requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the Mechanical Engineering major courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Mechanical Engineering program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Mechanical Engineering MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.edu

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    Psychology MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. It should also be noted that students following this particular pathway should be conscious of degree requirements for Math.  Consult with a community college advisor to identify specific courses to fulfill this agreement.  

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Psychology curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Introduction to Psychology PYC 1000
    Abnormal Psychology PYC 3420
    Developmental Psychology PYC 2500
    Social Psychology PYC 2600

     

    Part III

    The courses listed below are program electives within the Psychology major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

    Course Type Detroit Mercy Course Name
    Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Program Elective Child Psychology or Human Sexuality

    PYC 2340 or PYC 2750

    Program Elective Psychology of the Personality PYC 3410

     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Criminal Justice MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level program requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the upper level Criminal Justice courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Criminal Justice program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Psychology MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.edu

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    Social Work MiTransfer Pathway

    Part I

    Students following MiTransfer Pathway agreements should complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  The MTA is a 30 credit hour plan, designed by the community college, which allows students to meet general education requirements by completing coursework from a variety of subjects. It should also be noted that students following this particular pathway with the intention of transferring to Detroit Mercy are not required to take a specific math course; consult with a community college advisor to identify a math courses to fulfill this agreement.  

    Part II

    The courses listed below are considered common throughout this pathway.  Each one is transferable from the community college and is also required within the Social Work curriculum.  Click on the Pathway Course Name to visit the MiTransfer website and search for equivalencies. 

    Pathway Course Name Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Introduction to Psychology PYC 1000
    Introduction to Sociology SOC 1000
    Introduction to Social Work Not transferrable
    Human Biology Not required, will be awarded elective credit

     

    Part III

    The courses listed below are program electives within the Social Work major at Detroit Mercy and are also eligible for transfer credit.  Click on the course name to visit the MiTransfer website to lookup course equivalencies.  

    Course Type Detroit Mercy Course Name
    Detroit Mercy Course Number
    Admission Requirement Academic Writing ENL 1310
    Program Requirement Fundamentals of Speech CST 1010
    Program Requirement Introduction to Political Science POL 1000
    Program Requirement Abnormal Psychology PYC 3420
    Program Requirement (choose 1) Introduction to Addiction Studies  OR     Introduction to Criminal Justice ADS 1000 OR CJS 1300

     

    Part IV

    Students who complete the Social Work MiTransfer Pathway entirely, will have met all Knowledge Areas of Detroit Mercy's core curriculum and a variety of lower level program requirements.  Upon transferring to the bachelor's degree program, students will then be prepared to enter the Social Work major courses and complete the remaining degree requirements.  Explore the full Social Work program curriculum here.

    Need more details? View the Social Work MiTransfer Pathway document or please contact transferteam@udmercy.edu