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Evaluated Courses and UM Equivalencies (Expire 6 years after approval date)

Subject # Title (Credits) Online UM Subject Catalog Credits Expires Backpack
AM ST 307 American Art (3) HISTART 300-level dept 3 HU 05-04-21 Add
BIOE 100S Bioengineering Seminar (1) BIOMEDE
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
295 1 10-19-15 Add
CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life I (3) ENGLISH 125 3 09-05-24 Add
CHEM 110 Chemical Principles I (3) CHEM
If taken with CHEM 112, this will be CHEM 130.
100-level dept 3 12-01-23 Add
CHEM 110H Chemical Principles I () CHEM 100-level dept 07-21-23 Add
CHEM 111 Experimental Chemistry I (1) CHEM 125/126 1 12-01-23 Add
CHEM 112 Chemical Principals II (3) CHEM
See note for CHEM 110.
100-level dept 3 12-01-23 Add
CHEM 213 Organic Chemistry Lab (2) CHEM 211 1 10-18-23 Add
CMPEN 270 Digital Design (4) EECS 270 4 08-18-22 Add
CMPEN 271 + 275 Introduction to Digital Systems / Digital Design Laboratory (3 + 1) Not Transferable
Covers only a portion of what is taught in EECS 270. Not a good substitution.
08-29-24 Add
CMPEN 271 Introduction to Digital Systems (3) EECS
Not EECS 270. Missing too many topics that are covered in that.
200-level dept 3 08-29-24 Add
CMPEN 275 Digital Design Laboratory (1) Not Transferable
Not EECS 270. Seems to be TTL logic. We need HDLs.
08-29-24 Add
CMPSC 121 Introduction to Programming Techniques (3) EECS
Course in C++. Credit for only one: EECS 183 or ENGR 101. This course has no Matlab. Check with your program advisor about attending an online or on-campus Matlab tutorial before enrolling in courses that assume knowledge of Matlab..
183 3 06-01-24 Add
CMPSC 122 Intermediate Programming (3) EECS
Can transfer to EECS 183* (3cr) if needed. Otherwise, can be EECS 200-level dept. credit. There is no pre-evaluation for EECS 280 or EECS 281 at UM. AFTER taking the course, current students may request evaluation for EECS 280 or EECS 281 equivalence (note that equivalence is rarely granted). The eval will involve an interview, test, and/or programming assignment. Contact ugadmin@eecs.umich.edu for more info. on that procedure.
200-level dept* 3 11-08-24 Add
CMPSC 131 Programming and Computation I: Fundamentals (3) ENGR
Course in Python. Missing C++ & Matlab. Recommendation to CPA to count as ENGR 101, but not as a prerequisite for EECS 280. Not recommended as ENGR 101 for EECS students. Students should consult w/ their program advisor regarding degree requirements.
100-level dept 3 11-20-24 Add
CMPSC 200 Programming for Engineers with MATLAB (3) ENGR
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
101 3 06-07-19 Add
CMPSC 201 Programming for Engineers with C++ (3) ENGR
Course includes both C++ and Matlab. Credit for only one: EECS 183 or ENGR 101.
101 3 12-14-24 Add
CMPSC 203 Introduction to Spreadsheets and Databases (4) Not Transferable
Course is not transferable to engineering. Very basic computer course.
04-17-23 Add
CMPSC 221 Object Oriented Programming with Web-Based Applications (3) EECS
If taken in Java this can be EECS 285 (2cr). If taken in C or C++ please see alternative evaluation for EECS 200-level dept. credit.
285 2 04-26-24 Add
CMPSC 221 Object Oriented Programming with Web-Based Applications (3) EECS
No pre-evaluation for EECS 280 or 281. AFTER taking the course, the student may request evaluation for EECS 280/281 equivalence. The eval will involve an interview, test, and/or programming assignment. Contact ugadmin@eecs.umich.edu for more info.
200-level dept 3 05-01-24 Add
CMPSC 360 Discrete Mathematics (3) EECS
In order to use this course as a prerequisite for EECS 281, you must earn at least a "B" in Umich's EECS 280.
203 3 04-03-24 Add
E E 210 Circuits and Devices (4) EECS 215 4 03-08-23 Add
E E 212 Introduction to Electronic Measuring Systems (3) EECS 314 3 06-29-23 Add
E E 310 Electronic Circuit Design I (4) EECS 311 4 03-07-23 Add
E MCH 210 Statics and Strength of Materials (5) MECHENG 211 4 06-22-23 Add
E MCH 211 Statics (3) Not Transferable 04-15-20 Add
E MCH 211 Statics (3) Not Transferable alone
with E MCH 213 = MECHENG 211 (4).
09-02-22 Add
E MCH 212 Dynamics (3) MECHENG
Missing the vibration part of the course. Student MUST take ME 499 and arrange to complete the last part of the semester on the vibration part. The me-aso office can help with arranging this. Students should contact your advisor.
240 3 09-19-22 Add
E MCH 213 Engineering Mechanics (3) Not Transferable alone
with E MCH 211 = MECHENG 211 (4).
09-02-22 Add
ECON 402 Decision Making and Strategy in Economics (3) ECON
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
398 3 06-04-19 Add
EDSGN 100 Introduction to Engineering Design (3) See Notes
ENGR 100 (3cr) for new transfer students ONLY. For first-year and current students this is Not Transferable.
01-25-23 Add
EE 211 Fundamentals of Circuits and Power (3) EECS
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
200-level dept 3 08-09-19 Add
EM SC 100S Earth and Mineral Sciences First-Year Seminar (3) Not Transferable
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
11-03-15 Add
ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition (3) ENGLISH
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
125 3 11-03-15 Add
ENGL 15 English and Composition (3) ENGLISH 125 3 11-29-23 Add
ENGL 202c Technical Communication (3) TCHNCLCM 300 1 09-06-23 Add
ENGR (or EAS) 101 Introduction to Engineering (1) Not Transferable
Course does not appear to cover the major programming topics required in U-M ENGR 101, nor at the rigor required.
05-08-24 Add
GD 100 Introduction to Graphic Design (3) ARTDES 100-level dept 3 04-25-24 Add
I E 302 Engineering Economy (2) IOE
Equivalency expired! Submit for reevaluation.
400-level dept 2 07-08-19 Add
IE 323 Statistical Methods in Industrial Engineering (3) Not Transferable 04-12-24 Add
IST 110 Information, People and Technology (3) Not Transferable 08-29-24 Add
M E 300 Engineering Thermodynamics I (3) MECHENG 235 3 07-03-23 Add
MATH 110 Techniques of Calculus I (4) MATH
The material covered in the course omits significant components of the University of Michigan mathematics course. For example, this course does not cover the application of the fundamental theorem of calculus in a general context.
100-level dept 12-31-24 Add
MATH 140 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (4) MATH
MATH 115 if taken prior to 7/12/16. The material covered in the course omits significant components of the University of Michigan mathematics course. For example, this course does not cover derivatives of exponential and logarithmic functions.
100-level dept 4 04-12-24 Add
MATH 140B Calculus I with Applications in Biology and the Natural Sciences () MATH 100- level dept. 12-31-25 Add
MATH 140H Honors Calculus I (4) MATH
Provided information is insufficient to evaluate the course as equivalent to the University of Michigan mathematics course. Other information such as a detailed topic list or exams should be submitted.
100-level dept 4 12-31-25 Add
MATH 141 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4) MATH 116 4 04-21-23 Add
MATH 220 Matrices (3) MATH 214 3 04-25-22 Add
MATH 230 Calculus and Vector Analysis (4) MATH 215 4 05-07-20 Add
MATH 231 & 232 Calculus of Several Variables ; Integral Vector Calculus (2 courses) (2, 2) MATH
MATH 231 (2cr) + MATH 232 (2cr) = U-M MATH 215 (4cr).
215 4 07-21-23 Add
MATH 231 Calculus of Several Variables (4) MATH
MATH 215 if taken prior to 8/3/14. Updated to MATH 200-level dept. credit. Omits significant components, for example, appears to omit line integrals, surface integrals, and the theorems of Green, Stokes, and Gauss (Divergence).
200-level dept 4 12-31-24 Add
MATH 250 ; 251 Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations (2 separate courses) (3 ;1) MATH
MATH 250 (3cr) + MATH 251 (1cr) = U-M MATH 216 (4cr). Note that a 4 credit MATH 251 credit course may be offered, in which case that is sufficient for MATH 216 credit. If it is a 1 credit MATH 251 course that is a 1-cr. extension of MATH 250. MATH 250 without 251 is just MATH 300-level dept. credit.
216 4 07-13-22 Add
MATH 250 Ordinary Differential Equations (4) MATH
Please see note for MATH 251 if it is a 3 credit course.
216 4 04-06-21 Add
MATH 251 Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations (4) MATH 216 4 03-23-21 Add
MATH 26 Plane Trigonometry () Not Transferable 12-31-25 Add
MATH 310H Honors Concepts of Combinatorics () MATH 400-level dept 12-31-24 Add
MATH 311W Discrete Math (3) EECS
In order to use this course as a prerequisite for EECS 281, you must earn at least a "B" in Umich's EECS 280.
203 3 12-21-22 Add
MATH 312H Honor Real Analysis () MATH
Not MATH 351. Misses topics of differentiation and integration.
200-level dept 12-31-25 Add
MATH 427 Foundations of Geometry (3) MATH 431 3 12-31-24 Add
MATH 435 Basic Abstract Algebra (3) MATH
Provided information is insufficient to evaluate the course as equivalent to MATH 412. Other information such as a detailed topic list or exams should be submitted.
400-level dept 3 12-31-25 Add
MATH 436 Linear Algebra () MATH 217 12-31-24 Add
MATH 451 Numerical Computations (3) MATH 371 3 12-31-25 Add
MATH 455 Introduction to Numerical Analysis () MATH 371 12-31-24 Add
MATH 474 History of Mathematics (3) HISTORY 300-level dept 3 SS 08-25-23 Add
MATHEMATICS / STATISTICS 418 Introduction to Probability and Stochastic Processes for Engineering () MATH 425 12-31-24 Add
MATSC 259 Properties and Processing of Engineering Materials (3) MECHENG
This can be 4 credits per ME.
382 4 07-31-23 Add
PHYS 211L & 221R General Physics: Mechanics (4) PHYSICS
Missing a section on fluid statics and dynamics, but overall equivalent for transfer purposes. PHYS 211 + PHYS 211R = PHYSICS 140/141. Taken without lab it is just PHYSICS 140.
140/141 4 09-29-22 Add
PHYS 212 General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (4) PHYSICS
No special relativity, but a good transfer equivalent.If taken with lab this can be PHYSICS 240/241. If taken without lab this can be PHYSICS 240.
240 4 09-29-22 Add
PHYS 212R & PHYS 214R Electricity and Magnetism ; Wave & Quantum Physics (2 courses) (4 , 2) PHYSICS
PHYS 212R + PHYS 214R = PHYSICS 240/241 (5cr). Note that labs are included in each of the PSU courses 212 and 214. Individually, the courses are PHYSICS 200-level departmental credit.
240/241 5 08-18-22 Add
PHYS 213R Fluids & Thermal Physics (2) PHYSICS
PHYS 213R is similar to our Physics 340 course, but not equivalent. This can be PHYSICS 300-level departmental credit.
300-level dept 2 08-12-22 Add
RM 297 Intro to Actuarial Science & Probability (1.5) MATH 200-level dept 1.5 12-31-24 Add
RM 410 Financial Mathematics for Actuaries (3) MATH 424 3 01-16-23 Add
SCM 200 Introduction to Statistics for Business (4) STATS 200-level dept 4 04-09-20 Add
SRA 111 Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis (3) TO 100-level dept 3 08-29-24 Add
STAT 200 Elementary Statics (4) STATS
This is the online version. If taken prior to 8/31/16 will be STATS 250. Updated on 5/10/16 to STATS 200-level dept. credit.
200-level dept 4 05-10-22 Add
STAT 200 Elementary Statistics (4) STATS
This is the in-person version.
250 4 05-03-22 Add
STAT 318 Elementary Probability (3) MATH
Not MATH 425 according to information presented for review. Course omits significant components, for instance, appears to omit multivariate distributions.
200-level dept 3 12-31-24 Add
STAT 414 Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics (3) STATS (MATH)
STATS 425 & MATH 425 are the same course here. Must be taken in person. For mixed mode evaluations please contact our Math Department directly at math-transfer-credit@umich.edu
425 3 02-01-22 Add
STAT 416 Stochastic Modeling () MATH 526 12-31-25 Add

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