NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Ferris State University - University Center and Main Campus

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. If MACRAO is completed, Basic Requirements (marked with an * ) are considered complete.
  4. You should begin communication with Ferris State University early in your career at NMC.
  5. FSU Transfer Guide 
  6. FSU Contace: Kate Esckilsen 231-590-2221 KateEsckilsen@ferris.edu

Basic Requirements

Communications*

Credits

ENG 111*, 112*

English Composition

8

Humanities*

Credits

Choose 8 or more credits from the Humanities Division from more than one department »

Science/Math*

Credits

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

Choose one class below*:

 

PSY 211

Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 223

Introduction to Social Psychology

3

PSY 250

Abnormal Psychology

3

Choose one class below*:

 

SOC 211

Marriage & Family

3

SOC 220

Gender and Society

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

Police Administration

3

CJ 221

Juvenile Delinquency

3

CJ 231

Survey of Corrections

3

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

3

Choose one class below:

ACC 121

Accounting Principles 

4

BUS 261

Business Law (Choose if needed to meet FSU's 40 credit upper level requirement. See FSU advisor listed above.)

3

BUS 101

Introduction to Business

3

FSU RMLS Requirement: See FSU Advisor listed above for NMC options.

2

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: Summer 2018

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