Thinking of taking a Liberal Arts course over the summer and transferring it back to Maine College of Art?

Read the following carefully:

  1. You must receive a “C” or better for the credit to transfer.
  2. Make sure the course you are taking is a 100-level course or above. This means it is at least a first-year college course and will transfer into the MECA curriculum.
    1. Note: Course descriptions should be approved prior to enrolling in a course.
  3. Once you have completed the course and received your grade, please request an Official Transcripts from the institution.
  4. Official copies of the transcript must be sent directly from the college you attended to:
    1. Office of the Registrar
      Maine College of Art
      522 Congress St.
      Portland, ME 04101
  5. Only official transcripts are accepted by MECA. Faxed or unofficial copies are not accepted as proof of credit.

Affirmation of Compliance with Federal Regulations Relating to Title IV

Credit Hour: Federal regulation defines a credit hour as an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by student achievement that is an institutional established equivalence that reasonably approximates not less than: (1) One hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out of class student work each week for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester or trimester hour of credit, or ten to twelve weeks for one quarter hour of credit, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time; or (2) At least an equivalent amount of work as required in paragraph (1) of this definition for other academic activities as established by the institution including laboratory work, internships, studio work, and other academic work leading to the award of credit hours.

Humanities:
American Studies
Languages
Literature
Literature of Theater
Medieval Studies
Music Theory
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Theology
Women Studies Social Sciences:
Administrative Sciences
Anthropology
Archeology
Childhood Development/
Family Resources
Communications
Economics
Geography
History
Political Science

Natural Science:
Astronomy
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Studies
Forestry
Geology
Math/Statistics
Pharmacology
Physics
Physiology
Zoology

Psychology

Sociology

Western Philosophy:
Western Civilization I or II
Introduction to Philosophy

World History:
Western Civilization I