Ohio Transfer 36 (OT36)

Professor speaks to his class in language lab, CAS
Professor Scott Hartley, wearing protective glasses, talks with students in the lab, CAS

OT36 (formally known as the Ohio Transfer Module or OTM) is a subset of general education courses that, when taken in its entirety, is guaranteed to transfer from campus to campus and provides a student the means to make substantial progress on general education requirements.

Miami Plan and OT36
OT36 Requirements Matching Miami Plan 2023 Requirements
Composition (3 credits) Perspectives: Composition (3 credits)
Mathematics (3 credits) Perspectives: Math/Formal Reasoning (3 credits)

 Natural Science (6 credits with one lab course included)

Perspectives; Sciences (6 credits with one lab) that includes:

  • Biological Science (3 credits)
  • Physical Science (3 credits)
Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits) Perspectives: Social Science (6 credits)

 Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


  • Creative Arts (3 credits)
  • Humanities (3 credits)

 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) (3 credits)

Perspectives: Global Citizenship

  • DEI (3 credits)
Additional Elective Credits (9 credits) Advanced Writing (3 credits)

More Information on which Miami courses are approved for OT36 requirements can be found on the Ohio Department of Higher Education website