TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Professional Communication, Siena Heights University
             3+1 Transfer Program, LCC University Center
Curriculum Code: 1312                                                             

                                                             MINIMUM TOTAL  90

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Communication meets the needs of 
people who have prior learning or work experience in a number of communication 
related fields, including communication, journalism, professional writing, 
advertising, graphic arts, marketing, multimedia, film and web design.  The 
degree can also be pursued by those who have an interest in improving their 
communication skills in such careers as health care, management, sales, and 

1. This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement between 
   Lansing Community College (LCC) and Siena Heights University (Siena) that
   facilitates the transfer of 90 LCC credits toward the Bachelor of Arts
   degree at SHU. This articulated agreement does not have a specified 
   expiration date. 
2. This guide includes courses for the Speech Communication program, allowing 
   students to simultaneously earn an LCC Associate in Arts Degree while
   preparing to transfer to Siena. 
3. Degree Requirements:  To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from Siena, 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 SPCH 130. 
4. 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 (minimum grade of 3.0 required)
   b. Mathematics OR lab science: 3-4 credits
   c. Social science, fine/performing arts, literature or history: 3 credits
5. Developmental-level credit will not transfer toward major requirements.
6. Upon admission into the Professional Communication degree program, students 
   must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50.
7. Major Requirements: Students are advised to take the following courses at LCC.
   SPCH 130 (minimum grade of 3.0)
   MGMT 225 (minimum grade of 3.0) 
8. Professional Communication Electives: 15 credits are required with 3 of the 
   credits taken at SHU.  Electives may include courses from the fields of 
   communication, film, journalism, graphic design, management, marketing, 
   multimedia, professional writing, and web design.  Students should contact 
   the SHU advisor with questions regarding approved electives.  

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