Transfer Plans

Select a school and program

For additional information and possible next steps, please refer to the following information:

  • If you are considering transferring to GVSU, please visit our Transfer Admissions resource page for all the information you need to get started.
  • For information on how your courses transfer to GVSU, please review the Course Equivalencies online.
  • If you decide to transfer to GVSU prior to completing your Associates Degree, you should consider taking advantage of the reverse transfer agreement we have with all Michigan community colleges.
  • Our online catalog provides a wealth of information on GVSU's academic programs, policies and procedures, course descriptions, etc.
  • Each college at GVSU has an academic advising center that serves specific majors in that college. If you have specific questions about program requirements, you could contact the advising center to seek additional information.
  • Each academic department at GVSU provides additional information about specific programs of study and links to important resources. You may access a comprehensive list here.
  • Our Career Center provides comprehensive support and resources for all students at GVSU. It is recommended that you connect with the counselors there as soon as you transition to GVSU.
  • The Career Guides by Major allow students to investigate possible career or graduate/professional school opportunities based on specific programs of study.

Transfer plans are meant to provide you with a suggested outline of courses for your respective academic interest. They are simply a guide while you attend community college. If you have additional questions regarding the content of this transfer plan, please contact the GVSU Admissions & Recruitment Office by phone at 616-331-2025 or by email at [email protected].


Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide for Applied Food and Nutrition

First Year, First Semester

Course Credits
BIO 116 & BIO 116L 4
ENG 111 4
MTH 111 4
Humanities elective 3
Total 15

First Year, Second Semester

Course Credits
CHM 101 & 101L 4
ENG 112 4
PHY 105 & 105L 4
PSY 101 3
Total 15

Second Year, First Semester

Course Credits
BIO 227 & 227L 4
BIO 220 3
HAH 101 3
Social Science elective 3
Electives 2
Total 15

Second Year, Second Semester

Course Credits
BIO 228 & 228L 4
CHM 201 & 201L 4
MTH 131 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 1
Total 15


  • Degrees offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Humanities and Social Science electives must be selected from different disciplines. Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements. 

The Applied Food & Nutrition (AFN) major is a secondary admit program, which only admits students one time per year.  This means that although you may have been admitted to GVSU, you must meet additional program admission criteria and submit a secondary application to the program prior to the application deadline. For more detailed major information visit the AFN website at:

This is a suggested curriculum guide and may not be applicable to every student. Students are encouraged to meet with a GVSU College of Health Professions (CHP) Advisor early in their academic career. To learn more about this major or to schedule an advising appointment visit the CHP Student Services office online at