TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Community Services, Family Systems, Siena Heights University
             3+1 Transfer Program, LCC University Center
Curriculum Code: 1313                                                              

                                                               MINIMUM TOTAL  90

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Community Services, Family Systems Concentration
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.

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 Arts
   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 four additional 
   courses from the following:  PSYC 203,205,222, SOCL 254,260. 
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, Family Systems Concentration: (12 credits are required
   with 6 of these credits taken at SHU).
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