Exercise Science Pathway (ASA) Degree Requirements

Source: 2021-22 Catalog

The MiTransfer Pathway Associate in Science and Arts (ASA) degree includes the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) and is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university and major in a particular discipline.

A minimum of 62 credit hours with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA, is required for the ASA Degree. MCC and the Michigan Transfer Agreement require a “C” or better in individual courses used to meet ASA and MTA requirements. These courses are shown in bold type below. Courses numbered below 100 do not count toward the ASA. Any course can be used only ONCE in any category.

General Education Requirements  (Minimum – 35 credits)
Communication – 6 credits with grades of “C” or better
English – 101, 102


Science – 6 credits with grades of “C” or better. Courses must be in two or more disciplines (subjects). Must include at least one lab science

Lab classes:
Biology152L&L
Chemistry – 101LEC and Chemistry 101A


Math – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Math – 111, 112, 161, 162A, 295


Ethics and Logic – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Philosophy – 101, 102, 104, 202, 203, 204, 205, 207


Social Relationships – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Psychology – 201


Western Culture -3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Art – 198, 199, 202
English – 200A, 201A, 205, 206, 210, 213, 225, 226, 227, 228, 231
History – 101, 102
Humanities – 195
Theater – 201


American Culture – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
History – 201, 202, 207, 211, 212B, 214, 220
Political Science – 111, 205, 220


International Culture – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Anthropology – 103, 110
English – 207, 211, 218A
French – 101, 102, 201, 202
Geography – 104, 105
German – 101, 102, 201, 202
History – 150, 151, 216
International Cultural Studies – 101 GER (Germany)
Philosophy – 210
Political Science – 202, 210A, 210B, 211
Spanish – 101, 102, 201, 202


Aesthetic Values – 3 credits
Art100A, 104, 105B, 106B, 107, 108, 109, 117, 118, 204B, 207, 208, 209, 214, 215, 220
Dance – 100, 101, 102, 106, 200, 201, 206, 210A, 210B, 210C, 210D
English – 216, 223

Music Classes numbered 100 and above except Music 240

Music – 100, 101, 102, 103A, 192, 193A, 194, 195, 201, 202
Theater – 101, 102, 108, 121, 122, 141, 142, 144, 145, 147, 148, 160, 202, 203, 204, 217, 260


Physical Education and Health – minimum 2 credits
PEA 121

MCC and the MTA require a “C” or better in courses used to meet ASA and MTA requirements, which are noted on this guide. Classes that may be used to fulfill MTA requirements are in bold.

Program Specific Courses – 9 credits with grades of “C” or better. MUST take all classes

Biology 252 L&L
Chemistry 101 LEC & CHEM 101A


Computer Competency
Pass any 3-credit-hour or greater CIS class with a “C” or better, or pass MCC’s CIS 110/120A Computer Competency Test.


Electives – minimum 18 credits
Chosen from the courses above or others reflecting your major or personal interests. Please work with the MCC Pathway Counselor and refer to the transfer guide from the 4 year institution to select courses to transfer.