TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Family Life Education, Spring Arbor University
             Transfer Program - Lansing Center
Curriculum Code: 0391                                                            


1. This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement
   between Lansing Community College (LCC) and Spring Arbor University (SAU)
   that facilitates the transfer of LCC students to the SAU Bachelor of Arts 
   degree in Family Life Education (FLE). This articulated agreement does not
   have a specific expiration date.
2. LCC students may transfer to SAU after completing an associate degree and 
   the following steps:
   a. Successful completion of a minimum of 58 transferable credits;
   b. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher;
   c. Timely submission and approval of all application material, including
      a writing sample;
   d. Personal interview with a SAU admissions representative and/or academic
3. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Life Education is an applied inter-
   disciplinary approach to the study of family dynamics and the relationships
   between families and the larger society.  It prepares students for careers
   in education, the ministry, and social service agencies. Those who complete
   the program are eligible to become certified Family Life Educators as
   designated by the National Council on Family Relations.
4. Additional information:
   a. Students may apply a maximum of 30 semester hours of prior-learning 
      credits toward this degree.
   b. If the total number of credits from the major, prior-learning and 
      transfer credits does not total 124 semester hours, additional work must
      be completed via proficiency examinations or by taking courses from SAU
      or other accredited four-year colleges or universities.
   c. Grades below 2.00 will not transfer.  Courses numbered lower than 100 
      will not transfer.  A maximum of 84 semester credits may transfer from a 
      two-year institution for this major.
   d. A maximum of 40 technical/occupational hours may be applied toward this 
5. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
   requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.

For further information and advising, contact Spring Arbor University-Lansing 
Center, 4202 Collins Road, Suite 100, Lansing MI 48910, (800) 968-0114 / (517)
333-0480; or contact Robert Kinsley at (517) 750-6527; e-mail   
Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014