General Education Requirements Waiver for Degree Holders and MTA Completers
Office of Origin: Academic Services
Date Adopted: 08-30-16
Last Date Modified & Approved: 08-30-16
All general education requirements for AA, AAS, ABA, AGS, and AS degrees will be waived for students who a) have earned an AA, ABA, or AS degree, or an equivalent degree, or b) have completed the 30 credit hours specified in the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA). All general education requirements will also be waived for AAS and AGS degrees for students who have earned an AAS or AGS degree, or equivalent. All general education requirements for all degree types will be waived for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher. This waiver also applies to basic skills prerequisites, i.e., English (E), mathematics (M), and reading (R).
All transfer credits must be earned from a college or university regionally accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
This policy does not waive other degree and program requirements as outlined in the College catalog—including, but not limited to—residency credit requirement, minimum GPA, minimum credit hour requirements, and program-specific admission requirements. This waiver does not apply to specific course prerequisites.
Responsibility: Vice President of Academic Services
References: Questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Office of Academic Services at 269-927-8111.