A student who has earned a bachelor's degree from another regionally accredited institution satisfies the EMU Core requirements by completing the following courses:
- six semester hours of cross-cultural experience/designate courses (may be transferred)
- an Anabaptist Biblical Perspectives (ABP) course
- CORE 401 Senior Seminar OR NURS 439 Transition to Practice (for students in the Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program)
The student must have completed at least one course in each of the following areas, either at EMU or at a previous college: natural science/mathematics, social/ behavioral sciences, and fine arts/humanities.
A student whose first language is other than English may, upon assessment, be required to complete WRIT 130 College Writing and/or WRIT 150 Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation.