Number of Northwestern Michigan College credits that transfer toward the Psychology major: 12

 Take one Introductory Psychology Course

  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology transfers as PSYCH 111: Introduction to Psychology for 3 credits

  Take one Statistics Course

  • MTH 131: Introduction to Probability and Statistics transfers as STATS 101X Departmental 3 credits
    • To receive credit for the statistics requirement for MTH 131 you will have to complete an additional statistics tutorial. Go to Psych Department's website for more information.  

  Take one Developmental/Psychopathology Breadth Group Course. Complete one of the courses listed below.

  • PSY 211: Developmental Psychology transfers as PSYCH 250: Introduction to Developmental Psychology for 3 credits
  • PSY 250: Abnormal Psychology transfers as PSYCH 270: Introduction to Psychopathology for 3 credits

 Take one Social/Personality/Gender Breadth Group Course. Complete one of the courses listed below.

  • PSY 223: Introduction to Social Psychology transfers as PSYCH 280: Introduction to Social Psychology for 3 credits
  • PSY 221: Psychology of Personality transfers as PSYCH 290: Introduction to Personality Psychology for 3 credits

Number of credits that you will have to complete after transfer: 26 

  • One class from the Biopsychology/Cognitive Breadth Group (4 credits)
  • 2 lab classes (6 credits)
  • Upper level elective credit (16 credits)

Completing General Degree Requirements as a Psychology Major

  • Quantitative Reasoning: MTH 131 transfers as STATS 201X and fulfills the QR requirement.  You will not have to take an additional QR course outside of the requirements for the major.
  • Courses that transfer with the U-M subject PSYCH cannot be used for Area Distribution for psychology majors. Therefore NMC's PSYC 201, 206, 210, 220, 280 can't be used to fulfill social science distribution as they are listed on the General Degree Requirement Transfer Guide.


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