TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Multidisciplinary Studies, Siena Heights University
             3+1 Transfer Program, LCC University Center
Curriculum Code: 1083                                                              

                                                               MINIMUM TOTAL  90

The Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies is for the student who has 
academic credit in a variety of disciplines.  The major is established through 
the credits the student has earned and/or will earn in four different academic 
disciplines (see below). An associate degree is not required, although many 
students may have already earned multiple associate degrees. Students with at 
least 90 transferable credits may only need an additional 30 semester hours of 
study with Siena Heights University to earn a bachelor's degree.

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 of upper-level course work 
   earned at SHU.
3. Multidisciplinary Studies Major Requirements:  The student will meet with a
   SHU Advisor to plan their individualized degree completion program and to
   identify the courses they need to take at LCC and SHU.  Course selection will
   include 15 credits from each of the following areas:  
   a) Humanities including: Art, communication arts, English, foreign languages, 
      history, music, philosophy, and religious studies. 
   b) Natural Science/Math including:  Biology, chemistry, computer information 
      systems, mathematics, natural sciences and physics (one must be a lab 
   c) Social Sciences including: Economics, history, political science,
      psychology, and sociology.
   d) Professional Studies including:  Accounting, banking & finance, child 
      development, criminal justice, education, home economics, office
      administration, and social work.
4. Developmental-level credit will not transfer toward major requirements.  A 
   minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for all major courses.
5. 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

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