NMC Transfer Guide

To: Ferris State University - University Center

Program: Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice baccalaureate degree prepares you for a professional career in the Criminal Justice system in Michigan and throughout the country. The Generalist option prepares you to seek federal, state and/or local criminal justice agency employment or admission to law school or graduate school. This program give you an education with a broad focus in Criminal Justice. The most common positions for graduates of this program are: police officer, corrections officer, community correction officer, probation officer, detective, federal agent and investigator for a multitude of public and private agencies and/or corporations. The most common positions for graduates of this program are:

  • Police Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Community Corrections Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Detective
  • Federal Agent

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Completed an Associates degree or at least 48 transferable semester credit hours with a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or higher.
  2. Ferris requires a 2.0 or above in each class to transfer.
  3. By completing the following classes you will complete the MACRAO agreement and the Associate in Science & Arts degree.
  4. You should begin communication with Ferris State University early in your career at NMC.

Basic Requirements

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Credits

Click here to choose 8 or more credits from the Humanities Division from more than one dept.

Science/Math

Credits

Click here and select 8 or more credits from more than one department from the Science/Math division must include a lab science

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

PSY 223

Introduction to Social Psychology

3

SOC 211

Marriage & Family

3

Major And Additional Requirements

Credits

COM 111

Public Speaking

4

CIT 100

Introduction to Computers in Business

3

CJ 101

Introduction to Criminal Justice

4

CJ 202

Criminal Justice Org/Admin

3

CJ 221

Introduction to Juvenile Justice

3

CJ 231

Survey of Corrections

3

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

3

Select one of the following:

ACC 121

Accounting Principles OR

4

BUS 261

Business Law OR

3

BUS 101

Introduction to Business

3

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2013

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