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 concentration 2 – Criminalistics.

AREA concentrations

  1. Corrections
  2. Criminalistics
  3. Generalist
  4. Homeland Security
  5. Law Enforcement
  6. 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

Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities List »

6

Natural Science (concentrations 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 (concentration 2)

BIO 115, 116

Cell, Plant and Ecosystem BIO & Genetic, Evolution and Animal BIO (must have both from NMC to transfer as LSSU's BIOL 131 and 132)

8

CHM 150, 151

General Chemistry I & II

10

CHM 250

Organic Chemistry I

5

PHY 121

General Physics (MTH 122 prerequisite)

4

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 250

Abnormal Psychology

3

PLS 101

American Government

3

PLS 211

International Relations (concentration 4)

3

SOC 231

Deviance and Criminal Behavior

3

Mathematics

Credits

Select a course from the Group 1 Math List » (concentrations 1,3,4,5,6,7)

3-5

MTH 121

College Algebra (concentration 2)

4

Major Requirements

The following CJ & LWE courses will count toward specific concentrations, indicated by number. Those not specifically required by particular concentrations MAY count as CJ Electives in that concentration, 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 

4

CJ 202

Police Administration 

3

CJ 211

Criminal Law 

3

CJ 221

Juvenile Delinquency (concentration 3)

3

CJ 231

Survey of Corrections (concentrations 3,5)

3

CJ 242

Evidence and Criminal Procedures 

3

LWE 214

Firearms (concentration 5)

4

LWE 227

Criminal Procedures 

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: Fall 2018

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