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Criminal Justice - Generalist Articulation Agreement and Transfer Guide for Delta College

Ferris Program: Criminal Justice - Generalist
Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
Ferris College: College of Business
Transfer School: Delta College
Consortium Eligible: Yes
Articulation Agreement: Yes
Total Credits Required: 120-121
Catalog Year: 2022-2023
The effective dates for this articulation agreement are May 15, 2020 - May 15, 2023.

General Education Requirements

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39-40 Credits Required

Students are encouraged to work with an advisor to select appropriate general education courses. Diversity Competency - 2 Courses Required. If not met by courses taken for Culture, Self and Society, or MTA, a student must meet the following: 1 course with the Global Diversity attribute and 1 course with the U.S. Diversity attribute. Ferris State University General Education www.ferris.edu/gened.

  •  Communication Competency
    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    COMM 105 or COMM 121 Interpersonal Communication or Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 COM 114W or
    COM 112W
    ENGL 150 English 1 3 ENG 111
    ENGL 250 English 2 3 ENG 112 or
    ENG 113 or
    ENG 211
    ENGL 311 or
    ENGL 321 or
    ENGL 325
    Advanced Technical Writing or Advanced Composition or Advanced Business Writing 3 No Equivalent
  •  Quantitative Literacy
    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    MATH 114 or
    MATH 115
    Quantitative Reasoning or
    Intermediate Algebra 
    4 or 3 MTH 118W or
    MTH 119W
  •  Natural Sciences Competency

    Two courses are required with a minimum of 6 credits: must have at least one lab course.

    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    Varies Natural Sciences Electives 6 Varies
  •  Cultural Competency

    Three courses are required with a minimum of 9 credits: must be from two different disciplines and have at least one at FSU 200 level or higher course.

    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    Varies Culture Electives 9 Varies
  •  Self and Society Competency

    Three courses are required with a minimum of 9 credits: must be from two different disciplines and have at least one at FSU 200 level or higher course, and at least one Self and Society Foundation course.

    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    PSYC 150 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY 211W

    SOCY 121

    Introductory Sociology

    3 SOC 211W
    (Choose 1 of 6) SOCY 225 Marriage and the Family 3 SOC 221W
    (Choose 1 of 6) SOCY 230 Gender Roles in Society 3 No Equivalent
    (Choose 1 of 6) SOCY 242 Sociology of Deviant Behavior 3 No Equivalent
    (Choose 1 of 6) SOCY 340 Race and Ethnicity in the United States 3 SOC 215W
    (Choose 1 of 6) SOCY 341 Community Studies 3 No Equivalent
    (Choose 1 of 6) SOCY 344 World Urban Sociology 3 No Equivalent

College Requirements

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81 Credits Required

  •  Major Courses

    35 Credits Required. 

    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    CRIM 305 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice 3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 310 Corrections and Society 3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 311 Police and Society 3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 321 or
    CRIM 322
    Police Report Writing or
    Report Writing for Corrections
    3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 340 Criminal Behavior 3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 385 Current Issues in Criminal Justice 3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 391 Criminal Justice Internship 4 No Equivalent
    CRIM 411 Crime Control Policy 3 No Equivalent
    CRIM 425 Michigan Criminal Law 4 No Equivalent
    CRIM 430 Michigan Criminal Procedure 4 No Equivalent
    CRIM 499 Criminal Justice Assessment Course 2 No Equivalent
  •  Related Requirements

    23 Credits Required. 

    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    BUSN 122 or
    ACCT 201 or
    BLAW 221
    Introduction to Business or Principles of Financial Accounting or Elementary Business Law 3 MGT 153W or
    ACC 211 or
    MGT 251W
    CRIM 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CJ 110W
    CRIM 111 or
    CRIM 112 or
    CRIM 113
    Introduction to Corrections or Introduction to United States Legal System or Introduction to Law Enforcement 3 CJ 130W or
    No Equivalent or
    CJ 112W
    CRIM 220 Supervision and Management in Criminal Justice 3 CJ 111W
    CRIM 260 Delinquency Prevention and Control 3 CJ 250W
    ISYS 105  Introduction to Microcomputer Systems and Software 3 CST 134 
    Varies Elective Courses - 100 Level or Higher (Advisor Approval) 5 Varies
  •  Electives

    23 Credits Required. In order to graduate with a bachelor's degree, a student must have a minimum of 120 credits. The electives required for each student may vary depending on courses taken. Based on how a student meets the programmatic requirements, they may need more or less than 23 credits of elective courses to meet the required 120 credit minimum.

    Ferris Course Ferris Course Title Ferris Credit Hours Transfer Course
    Varies Elective Courses (Advisor Approval) 23 Varies

Program Contact Information

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College of Business
School of Criminal Justice
(231) 591-5080
[email protected]

Ferris Statewide - Great Lakes Bay
(989) 686-9256
[email protected]

Admission Requirements

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New Student Admission Requirements

  • Minimum 2.00 GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Complete all course requirements necessary to complete the Associate of Arts (AA) in Criminal Justice program at Ferris State University.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • Combined college or university GPA of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) from all institutions attended.
  • Complete all course requirements necessary to complete the Associate of Arts (AA) in Criminal Justice program at Ferris State University.
  • The degree completion program at a statewide and online location requires to earn either a completed Associate degree or at least 48 transferable semester credit hours from an accredited college or university.

More Information

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Select courses may be delivered online and/or in a mixed delivery format (i.e. a mix of online and face-to-face instruction at the Ferris Main Campus or at a statewide location).

To fulfill the residency requirement for a bachelor’s degree a student must earn a minimum of 30 credits from Ferris State University.

Steps to Apply

Advising Notes

It is recommended that potential applicants meet with an advisor to review the degree, course schedule, transfer policies and have any questions answered prior to completing an application. Ferris accepts transfer courses in which the student earned a letter grade of "C" or better. Additional policies such as the Ferris Sunset and Residency Requirement should be discussed with a Ferris advisor. Students who are completing the MTA may have different general education course requirements for the particular degree selected.

Meeting with a Ferris advisor prior to the selection of general education or elective coursework may reduce the chance of completing a course that will not apply toward the selected degree. Students must work with their Ferris advisor to declare a Minor or Concentration and for the selection of Directed Electives.

Once admitted, students are required to complete an orientation and should continue to meet with an advisor as they work toward graduation.

To schedule an appointment or for additional transfer resources and policies see our Transfer Resource page.

*Indicates an approved Ferris course substitution

Reverse Transfer Agreement

Ferris has reverse transfer agreements with several Michigan Community Colleges. Under such agreement, Ferris will provide your official University transcript to a partner school you have attended, so that they may grant you an associate or bachelor's degree upon completion of sufficient and appropriate credit hours from both institutions. In turn, the degree-granting institution will provide Ferris with an updated transcript reflecting the newly earned credential.

Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)

Ferris participates in the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA). This agreement will facilitate the transfer of general education requirements from one Michigan institution to another. Students may complete the MTA as part of a degree program or as a stand-alone package. The MTA consists of a minimum of 30 general education credit hours as identified by the college or university.

Students transferring to Ferris with the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) and entering a degree program will have met a 30-hour block of lower-level general education courses. However, this does not exempt students from completing program-specific prerequisites or higher-level general education course requirements. Students should contact their advisor regarding classes that meet the MTA.

Disclaimer

Transfer guides are not intended to be a contract with Ferris. The information in this guide is subject to change and is aligned with the catalog year listed above. Students should contact their community college and/or Ferris to keep informed of changes. Students' final responsibility for verifying all transfer information lies with the student. Please refer to the Ferris catalog for the most current curriculum.

Partners may contact the Office of Transfer and Secondary School Partnerships with questions or updates at [email protected].