TRANSFER GUIDE

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 
   expiration date. 
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; website    

Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014