TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Elementary Education, Ferris State University
             3+ 1 Transfer Program, LCC University Center
Curriculum Code: 1461                                                              

                        			            Semester  Semester
Code       Title        			            Credits   Offered

REQUIREMENTS Total: 53 Credits
ARTS 240   Art for Elementary Teachers  (See Note 5)   		3    	ALL
EDUC 204   Educational Psychology   (See Note 2f)    		3    	ALL
EDUC 220   Introduction to Education  (See Note 3b)    		3     	ALL
EDUC 226   Reading in Elementary School  (See Note 3b)  	3   	F,SP
EDUC 230   Intro to Special Education (See Note 3b)    		3    	F,SP
GEOG 200   World Regional Geography    				4     	ALL
HIST 211   U.S. History to 1877     				4    	ALL
HIST 212   U.S. History: 1877 to Present     			4    	ALL
ISCI 121   Integrated Sci for Education I    			4    	F,SP
ISCI 122   Integrate Sci for Education II    			4   	F,SP
MATH 112   Intermediate Algebra  (See Note 2c)     		4   	ALL
MUSC 200   Music Fund for Elemen Teachers  (See Note 5) 	3     	SP
POLS 120   American Political System     			4    	ALL
PSYC 205   Human Growth and Development (See Notes 2f,8)	3   	ALL
WRIT 121   Composition I  (See Notes 2c,4b,6)      		4    	ALL

Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.
CHOICE 1:  English Composition 4 Credits  (See Notes 2c,4b,6)
ENGL 122   Writ About Literature & Ideas    			4   	ALL
WRIT 122   Composition II      					4     	ALL
CHOICE 2:  Social Awareness 4 Credits  
ECON 201   Principles of Economics-Micro    			4     	ALL
ECON 202   Principles of Economics-Macro    			4    	ALL
CHOICE 3:  Science Requirement 4 Credits  (See Note 7)
BIOL 121   Biol Foundation for Physiology      			4     	ALL
BIOL 145   Intro Anatomy and Physiology    		 	4    	ALL
BIOL 229   Nature Study for Educators   			4    	ALL
CHOICE 4:  Speech 3 Credits
SPCH 130   Fund of Public Speaking     				3    	ALL
SPCH 140   Interpersonal Communication      			3    	F,SP
CHOICE 5:  Optional Minors 19-46 Credits (See Note 2e)
Subchoice 5A:  Mathematics Minor 12 Credits (See Note 4a)
MATH 141   Calc with Applications  (See Note 9)   		4    	ALL
MATH 201   Math for Elementary Teachers I     			4   	F,SP
MATH 202   Math for Elementary Teacher II    			4    	F,SP
Subchoice 5BLanguage Arts Minor 7 Credits (See Note 4b)
ENGL 208   Children's Literature      				4     	ALL
LING 230   Introduction to Linguistics    			3   	F,SP
Subchoice 5C:  Early Childhood Minor 0-27 Credits  (See Note 4c)
CHDV 100   Foundations Early Childhood Ed    			3   	ALL
CHDV 101   Child Growth/Develop: 0-10 Yrs  (See Note 8)     	4    	ALL
CHDV 111   Child Guidance/Communication    			4    	F,SP
CHDV 220   Preschool Curr/Learn Environ    			4    	F,SP
CHDV 221   Infant-Toddler Prog Develop    			4    	F,SP
CHDV 222   School-Age: Out of School Care (See Note 8)    	2    	F
CHDV 284   Early Childhood Practicum    			6    	SP

                                                          TOTAL CREDITS 87
1.  This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement that
    facilitates the transfer of Lansing Community College (LCC) students to 
    Ferris State University's (Ferris) Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary 
    Education. This guide is not intended to be a contract with Ferris. The 
    information is subject to change. Final responsibility for verifying all 
    transfer information lies with the student. This articulated agreement will
    expire August 14, 2014. 
2.  Admissions Requirements to Ferris: Students applying to the program must 
    meet these requirements prior to admission:
    a. Complete a minimum of 48 transferable credits or an associate degree.  
    b. Have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA in their prior coursework. Official 
       transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.
    c. Completion of the following courses with a 2.0 of better:  MATH 112; 
       WRIT/ENGL 122/132. Language Arts Minors must have a 3.0 or better in 
       WRIT 121/131 and WRIT/ENGL 122/132. 
    d. Successful completion of all three subsections of the Michigan Test of
       Teacher Certification (MTTC) - Basic Skills Test.  Information can be 
       found online at 
    e. Identified two minors in addition to the planned program, professional 
       educational education course sequence.  Optional Early Childhood minor
       should be identified as soon as possible. 
    f. Cohort will begin after EDUC 204 and PSYC 205 are complete. Students in 
       Early Childhood should substitute CDHV 101 & 222 for PSYC 205.  
3.  Admissions Requirements to Level II Teacher Education Coursework:
    a. Prior to taking any Ferris courses in the Professional Sequence, students 
       must also complete a Level II Application, which includes items such as 
       DHS clearance form and felony conviction form, a professional disposition
       statement, and an agreement to become certified in First Aid and CPR.
    b. Prior to enrolling in Level II classes (EDUC 220,230,226), all students in
       teacher education programs must pass all sections of the state-mandated 
       Basic Skills Test (See Note 2d).  
4.  Students may select two of the available three teaching minors listed under 
    Choice 5 of this transfer guide. 
    a. Mathematics Minor requires a 2.75 GPA with no grade lower than a 2.0; 
    b. Language Arts Minor requires a 3.0 GPA with no grade lower than a 2.0.  
       Students must have a 3.0 or better in WRIT 121/131 and WRIT/ENGL 122/132.
    c. Early Childhood Minor is an optional third minor which requires a 2.50 GPA 
       with no grade lower than a 2.0.  Students pursuing a ZA endorsement (see
       LCC transfer guide 1460) must complete this minor in addition to the other 
       two teaching minors.  
5.  Requirements ARTS 240 and MUSC 200 should not be taken if the Early Childhood
    minor is chosen.    
6.  Students may substitute with WRIT 131 and 132.
7.  A 3.0 GPA or better is required in BIOL 145 or 229.
8.  Students earning the ZA endorsement are not required to take PSYC 205, but 
    must take CDHV 101 and 222.  
9.  MATH 120 is the recommended prerequisite for MATH 141.   
10. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
    requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.
11. This transfer guide requires basic skill levels in mathematics, reading, and 
    writing. To determine accurate course placement, students should take the 
    Computerized Placement Tests in the LCC Assessment Center (GB 200) prior to
    registration. For testing hours call (517) 267-5500.
For further information and advising, contact Justin Fares, Lansing Outreach 
Coordinator, at (517) 483-9723 or; or Ann Selleck, LCC 
Social Science Department, at (517) 483-1126 or; or the LCC 
Liberal Studies Office of Teacher Preparation at (517) 483-1015 or online at 

Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014