Your Michigan degree…simplified.

The Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) allows students to complete general education requirements at a participating community college and to transfer this credit to the University of Michigan-Flint.

To complete the MTA, students must earn at least 30 credits from an approved list of courses at a sending institution with a grade of “C” (2.0) or above in each course. A list of approved MTA courses offered at participating institutions can be found at This credit must be completed according to the following distribution:

  • One course in English Composition
  • A second course in English Composition or one course in Communications
  • One course in Mathematics from one of three pathways: Pathway to Calculus (includes College Algebra), Statistics, or Quantitative Reasoning
  • Two courses in Social Science (from two disciplines)
  • Two courses in Humanities/Fine Arts (from two disciplines, excluding studio and performance classes)
  • Two courses in Natural Science including one laboratory experience (from two disciplines)

MTA completion must be indicated on an official transcript from a participating institution. Completion of the MTA will satisfy the following University of Michigan-Flint general education requirements:

  • English Composition
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science

Students who have not completed the MTA will receive a course by course evaluation of their transfer credit. Individual equivalencies can be found at