LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Curriculum: Community Services, General, Siena Heights University
3+1 Transfer Program, LCC University Center
Curriculum Code: 1074
MINIMUM TOTAL 90
The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Community Services-General is for the student
interested in or already working in a number of the helping professions,
including human and social service agencies, non-profit agencies and faith-based
organizations. Designed for students with some previous study and/or experience
in the social sciences, the program offers a strong overview of the social
service field and the role of the professional as an agent for positive social
change. Students can choose to either complete a general Community Services
major or they can enhance the degree with a Family Systems Concentration.
1. This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement between
Lansing Community College (LCC) and Siena Heights University (SHU) that
facilitates the transfer of 90 LCC credits toward the Bachelor of Applied
Science degree at SHU. This articulated agreement does not have a specified
2. Degree Requirements: To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from Siena Heights,
a student must complete a total of 120 semester hours of college credit.
Within that 120 hours, a student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours
at the 300/400 level, including at least 15 hours earned at SHU.
Transferable credits must include PSYC 200, SOCL 120, and one additional
course from the following: PSYC 203, SOCL 254 or 260.
3. General Education Requirements: A student who transfers 60 or more semester
hours to Siena Heights must include the following courses, selected in
cooperation with the SHU advisor:
a. English composition: 6 credits
b. Mathematics OR lab science: 3-4 credits
c. Social science, fine/performing arts, literature or history: 3 credits
4. Developmental-level credit will not transfer toward major requirements. A
minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for all major courses.
5. Upon admission into the Community Services degree program, students must
maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50.
6. Community Services Elective: (12 credits are required with 6 of these
credits taken at SHU) Approved disciplines are: child development, criminal
justice, gerontology, political science, psychology, sociology, social work;
and others upon approval.
7. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.
For further information and advising, contact Siena Heights University at the
LCC University Center - 210 W. Shiawassee St., Lansing, MI; phone (517) 483-9726;
email firstname.lastname@example.org; website http://www.lcc.edu/uc.
VISIT THE SIENA HEIGHTS UNIVERSITY WEBSITE AT http://www.sienaheights.edu.
Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014