NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Lake Superior State University - Main Campus

Program: Criminal Justice

Seven majors are offered at LSSU. Course requirements for each vary, so watch the major numbers after requirements. The greatest difference is in major 2 - Criminalistics.

AREA MAJORS

  1. Corrections
  2. Criminalistics
  3. Generalist
  4. Homeland Security
  5. Law Enforcement
  6. Loss Control
  7. Public Safety

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Completion of Basic Requirement courses at NMC (listed below) will fulfill the general requirements at LSSU. Upon request at the Registrars Office, the MACRAO Agreement will be stamped on your transcript.

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 & 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Credits

HUM 101

Intro to Humanities

3

Select 5 credits from at least one department other than HUM »

5

Science/Math (majors 1,3,4,5,6,7)

Credits

MTH 131

Intro to Probability and Statistics

3

Select 5 credits from at least one department other than MTH »

5

Science/Math For Criminalistics  (major 2)

BIO 115

Cell, Plant and Ecosystem Biology

4

BIO 116

Genetic, Evolution and Animal Biology

4

CHM 150

General Chemistry I

5

CHM 151

General Chemistry II

5

CHM 250

Organic Chemistry I

5

CHM 251

Organic Chemistry II

5

PHY 105

Physics of the World Around Us

4

MTH 121

College Algebra

4

MTH 131

Intro to Probability and Statistics

3

Select one of the following Math options

1. MTH 122 & 141

Trigonometry & Calculus I                            

3 & 5

2. Take Calculus for Business and Life Sciences at LSSU (prereq is MTH 121)

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 250

Abnormal Psychology

3

PLS 101

American Government

3

PLS 211

International Relations (major 4 only)

3

SOC 231

Deviance and Criminal Behavior

3


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

COM 111

Public Speaking

4


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

The following CJ & LWE courses will count toward specific majors, indicated by number. Those not specifically required by particular majors MAY count as CJ Electives in that major, BUT the student is advised to confirm their choices with LSSU BEFORE taking these additional courses, since a minimum of 50% of 300-400 level courses must be taken at LSSU. 

CJ 101

Intro to Criminal Justice (all majors)

 4 

CJ 202

Police Administration (majors 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

3

CJ 211

Criminal Law (majors 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7)

3

CJ 231

Survey of Corrections (majors 1, 3, 5, 6)

3

CJ 242

Evidence and Criminal Procedures (majors 2, 5, 6, 7)

3

LWE 214

Firearms (2, 5, 6, 7)

4

LWE 227

Criminal Procedures (Majors 2, 5, 6, 7)

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 to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2015

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