LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE                             
                                  TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Elementary Education, Saginaw Valley State University
Curriculum Code: 1643                                                             

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1. This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement 
   between Lansing Community College (LCC) and Saginaw Valley State University 
   (SVSU). This agreement is designed to facilitate the transition of students 
   from LCC to the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a major in Elementary 
   Education at SVSU. This articulated agreement does not have a specific 
   expiration date.
2. LCC transfer students seeking admission to SVSU College of Education (COE) may
   transfer up to the standard maximum of 62 credits to SVSU in initial transfer.
   Up to 8 additional credit hours may be awarded in transfer upon acceptance to
   the SVSU College of Education's Teacher Education Program in Elementary 
   Education. This opportunity is available with or without an associate degree.
3. Elementary Education is a limited-enrollment program at SVSU.  This agreement
   does not guarantee acceptance into SVSU or SVSU College of Education.  
   Articulation students must apply for admission.  
4. Requirements at SVSU are as stated in the SVSU catalog in effect when the 
   student first enrolls at SVSU. 
5. The following requirements must be successfully completed prior to submitting
   an application to the Teacher Education Program:
   a) All University Basic Skills requirements in mathematics, reading & writing.
   b) Minimum 2.75 grade point average based on the last 60 credit hours of 
      university-level (credit earning) coursework. Letter grades associated
      with entry-level coursework will not be considered.
   c) Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Professional Readiness Exam.
      Scores must be submitted to SVSU electronically; select institution code #24
      when registering to take the test to ensure that SVSU receives the scores.
      Consult the MTTC website for details. 
   d) A minimum of 72 credit hours completed with a grade of 2.0 or better. The
      72 credit hours must be applicable to the applicant's College of Education
      certification program.
   e) PSYC 200 with a grade of 2.0 or better.
   f) EDUC 220 with a grade of 2.0 or better.
   g) 15 credit hours in the content major and 9 credit hours in the content
      minor (secondary-level candidates only).
   h) Attendance at a Pre-Education Seminar.  Contact the SVSU College of
      Education for available dates and times.
6. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
   requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.

For further information and advising, contact the SVSU College of Education
at (989) 964-4057, or online; Rebecca Dewald, Coordinator
for Transfer Student Programs and Services, at (989) 964-4220 or
Saginaw Valley State University is located at 7400 Bay Road, University Center,
MI 48710, or by phone at (800) 968-9500.

Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014