NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

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 NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Composition

Credits

ENG 111 & 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

HUM 101

Intro to Humanities

3

Select an additional course from the Group 1 Humanities List from a dept. other than HUM »

3

Natural Science (majors 1,3,4,5,6,7)

Credits

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Natural Science list including one LECTURE/LAB »

6

Natural Science 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

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

Mathematics

Credits

MTH 121

College Algebra (major 2 only)

4

MTH 131

Intro to Probability and Statistics

3

Select one of the following Math options for Criminalistics (major 2 only)

1. MTH 122 & 141

Trigonometry & Calculus I

3 & 5

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

Graduation Requirements

 

Credits

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.

 

Credits

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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