LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER GUIDE Title: General Education Requirements, Michigan State University Code: 1190 Revised 09/22/11; 2/16/12 NOT FOR USE BY MSU STUDENTS ATTENDING LCC. MSU STUDENTS MUST CONSULT WITH THEIR MSU ADVISOR TO DETERMINE WHICH LCC COURSE/S THEY MAY TAKE. All bachelor's degree candidates at Michigan State University are required to complete a series of core general education courses, regardless of which major is chosen. MSU's general education requirements are: Writing, Mathematics, and Integrative Studies. Many students have additional requirements in these areas, depending on their majors. This transfer guide lists LCC courses that meet the criteria for required courses at Michigan State University. While every attempt is made to present the most accurate and up-to-date course information, please know that course equivalencies can change at any time. Information provided in this transfer guide is for incoming transfer students. Current MSU students must consult an academic advisor as MSU guidelines and restrictions may affect the transfer- ability of credit. MSU REQUIREMENTS LCC EQUIVALENCY OPTIONS English/Writing (WRA) 4 Credits WRA 110 ENGL/WRIT 122/132: WRIT 121&124; WRIT 121&127 (NOTE: An additional upper-level writing course must be completed at MSU.)
Mathematics (MTH) 4 Credits Note: The following approved courses meet this requirement. MTH 110/116/124/132/201 MATH 126,130,141,151,161,121&122,121&130, 120&201&202,121&201,121&201&202, 126&201&202 STT 200,201 STAT 170,215 INTEGRATIVE STUDIES Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (ISS) 4 Credits Approved equivalent to any ANTH 270,275; CITN 282; CJUS 103,120,130, 200-level ISS course at MSU 201,204,250; ECON 120,201,202,260; GEOG 120,121,200,202,295; GRET 205&240,210,220, 221,223,241; POLS 120,121,201,260,270; PSYC 175,180,200,202,203,209,210,221,250; SOCL 120,185,255,260 (NOTE: An additional 300-level ISS course must be completed at MSU.) Art and Humanities (IAH) 8 Credits A course in American history plus completion of 1 year of English Composition meets this requirement. 4 semester credits of approved HIST 211 or 212 with ENGL/WRIT 122/132 equivalent to IAH 201 4 semester credits of approved ARCH 141,142; ENGL 201,202,203,205,208, equivalent to any IAH course 211,212,220,240,255,256,260,266,267,270, 290; HIST 150,214,230,240,250,260,271; HUMS 120,125,140,160,211,212,213,214,215, 225,260,265; LEGL 121; MUSC 240,241; PHIL 152,153,211,212,260,295; SDEV 237; RELG 241,242; WRIT 127,270,280
General Science: 8 Credits Biological Science (ISB) 3 Credits Approved equivalent to any BIOL 120,121,127,128,145,202,203,204,210, 200-level ISB course at MSU 260,265,270,275,276; ISCI 122
Physical Science (ISP) 3 Credits Approved equivalent to any ASTR 201; CHEM 125,135,151,152,161,162, 200-level ISP course at MSU 182&192,251,252,262,272; GEOL 221,222,230; ISCI 121,131; PHYS 120,221,222,251,252 Science Laboratory 2 Credits Bolded courses above meet the MSU ISB/ISP lab requirements. Underlined courses above may apply toward the ISB/ISP lab requirements for selected majors under the Approved Alternative Track. Students should consult with a MSU Admissions Representative or a MSU Program Advisor regarding lab choice.
NOTES: 1. LCC courses not appearing on this guide should be checked for transfer- ability to Michigan State University. 2. Due to ongoing changes, MSU encourages prospective transfer students to to become familiar with the following MSU resource websites: a) The MSU Office of Admissions website is the "front door" for information regarding Transfer Admissions. It contains links to information including transfer admissions criteria, integrative studies requirements, the searchable Transfer MSU database, and transfer admission deadlines: http://admissions.msu.edu/admission/transfer.asp. b) Academic Programs is the listing of MSU academic programs, policies and related information: http://www.reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/. Use keyword search to locate a specific academic program area. c) Transfer students are encouraged to use the Transfer MSU searchable transfer credit equivalency system to identify courses that may transfer to MSU. Students may search for an equivalency by the MSU course name and code or by the LCC course name and code. http://transfer.msu.edu. d) This Office of Admissions website contains information regarding additional admissions requirements for MSU limited enrollment majors: http://admissions.msu.edu/admission/transfer_limitedEnrollment.asp. e) Degree Navigator is a flexible, undergraduate advising and degree-audit tool. It helps the students and advisor work together to manage your degree progress. https://degnav.msu.edu/AppLogin.asp. VISIT THE MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE AT http://www.msu.edu. Effective from Fall 2010 through Summer 2011