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Montcalm Community College    
 
    
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
2017 - 2018 Catalog

Transfer-In Options


 

   What  How  Cost
 College or
 University
 Credits earned from regionally accredited institutions of higher learning are accepted; credits earned from nonregionally accredited post-secondary institutions may be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Equivalent courses for which a C grade or higher was earned may be accepted in transfer. Transfer courses are not included in the MCC GPA. Courses for which there is not an equivalent may be assigned elective credit.  Students must have official transcripts sent directly from other post-secondary institutions. Only official transcripts of applied students will be evaluated.  No fee.
 Articulation  MCC has articulation agreements with several area high schools and career centers to apply credit for specified technical coursework at MCC. Credits granted through articulation may or may not transfer beyond MCC at the discretion of the receiving institution. More information is available at www.montcalm.edu/articulations.  MCC Articulation Application Request Form must be completed with the high school or career center counselor and submitted to the MCC Admissions Office. This request is valid only within 26 months after high school graduation. Credits will be added to the MCC transcript upon request.  No fee.
 AP Exams 1  AP examination scores of three (3) or higher may receive MCC credit for equivalent courses. AP equivalencies are available at www.montcalm.edu/getting-started/register.  The official test score transcript must be sent directly to MCC’s Student Services for evaluation.  No fee.
 CLEP 2
and DSST 3
exams
CLEP or DSST exams with the ACE 4 recommended score or higher may receive MCC credit for equivalent courses. Additional information is available at www.montcalm.edu/getting-started/register. Students must request an official transcript of the test results be sent to Student Services.  No fee.
 Credit by Exam Students who believe they have achieved the equivalent knowledge and/or skills of a particular course may choose to take a competency examination in order to earn credit for that specific college-level course. Exams are available only for certain courses. Students should contact a counselor for additional information. Credits granted through examination
may or may not transfer beyond MCC at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Upon successful completion of the exam, the completed Credit /Waiver by Exam Form with instructor signature will be submitted to Student Services. The student must enroll in the course.  Full tuition for the course is due at the time the form is submitted to Student Services.
 Waiver by Exam Students who believe they have achieved the equivalent knowledge and/or skills of a particular course may choose to take a competency examination in order to waive a specific college-level course. Exams are available only for certain courses. Students should contact a counselor for additional information. Upon successful completion of the exam, the completed Credit or Waiver by Exam Form with instructor signature will be submitted to Student Services; the requirement for taking that course may be waived. This is only available for a specific course once and is not available for a course in which a student has already received a grade. The student will be required to take the equivalent number of credit hours in other coursework not otherwise required in the program.  $5 - per - credit exam fee must be paid prior to the exam. The student does not enroll in the course.
Licensure or certification
credit
Valid and current state or nationally recognized licensure or certification may be recognized for comparable college credit. Students will present official documentation for approval by the appropriate academic administrator.  Fees to be determined by college’s administration.
Military training Students may be granted up to four credit hours of physical education upon submission of a DD214 or military transcript. Military coursework or training may receive transfer credit according ACE 4 recommendations. Official military transcript must be sent to Student Services for evaluation.  No fee.

1Advanced Placement (AP)
2College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
3DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST)
4American Council on Education (ACE)