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2+2 Transfer Pathway Guides

This Advising Guide is under review by the partner school. Changes TBA if needed.

2+2 with University of Rochester

B.S. Optics (OT36 - Competitive)

MCC Degree Awarded:

Optical Systems Technology A.A.S. (OT01)

Please note that some courses required in a 2+2 Transfer Pathway may not be required for the MCC program. This could have financial aid implications. Students should meet with their department or with a transfer counselor to discuss an academic plan and recommended sequence of courses.
2022-2023
2+2Sheet

UR course transferability is indicated in parenthesis.
Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER:
OPT 110  Introduction to Optics (transferable)
3
OPT 213  Conventional Optics Manufacturing (transferable)
4
MTH 210  Calculus I (MTH 161)
4
HEG 215 Global Health & Culture or HED 207 Emotional Wellness or 209 Drugs & Behavior  (transferable)
3
CROSS REGISTER at UR: OPT 211 Matlab I
Click here for
Cross-registration information. See form below.
2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
16
SECOND SEMESTER:
OPT 235 Advanced Optics Manufacturing - Fab II (technical elective)
4
MTH 211 Calculus II (MTH 162)
4
PHY 161 University Physics I (PHY 121)
4
ENG 200 Advanced Composition * (WRT 105)
3
                                                                                                                                                                                                               
15
THIRD SEMESTER:
MTH 212 Calculus III (MTH 164)
4
PHY 261 University Physics II (PHY 122)
4
ENR 253 Circuit Analysis I  
4
CHE 151 General College Chemistry I *  (CHM 131)
4
                                                                                                                                                                                                             
16
FOURTH SEMESTER:
OPT 245 Optical Systems (technical elective)
4
PHY 262 Modern Physics (PHY 123) - offered in Spring only
4
OPT 201 Photo Science (transferable)
3
SUNY Humanities (SHUM) or Social Science (SSCS) Elective +
3
SUNY American History (SAMH) or Western Civilization (WC) or Foreign Language (SRFL ) +
3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
17
TOTAL CREDITS
66

Dual Enrollment:
College coursework taught in high school will NOT be granted transfer credit at UR.


AP, IB, CLEP, & Transfer courses:
Credits showing as accepted by MCC may not be transferable.
AP policies can be found here. Contact UR with questions.

Courses will transfer only if the student receives a grade of C or better. Higher grades for certain courses may be required (ex. ENG 200 and Chemistry courses).


* Grade of B or higher required


+ Click on hyperlink to see course options. To see how MCC courses will transfer, see:
UR Transfer Credit Equivalency Chart for MCC Courses.

Visit
UR Transfer web pages for enrollment information and to schedule meetings with transfer admissions staff.

GPA of 3.0 or higher is advised for acceptance to UR.
GPA of 2.0 is required for MCC graduation.
Optical Systems Technology AAS (OT01) will be the degree the student is audited against and awarded from MCC.


See the Optics Department Chair for course substitutions.


Documentation source: MCC Advisement & Transfer Services 2022-2023          
Updated 6/9/2022


While every effort is made to ensure accurate information, students are strongly advised to verify course transferability with the four-year institution as they will make the final determination of transfer credit.




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