Criminal Justice/Corrections (ASA)

Source: MCC 2015-16 Catalog
The Michigan Transfer Agreement Associate in Science and Arts (ASA) degrees are effective as of fall 2014. A minimum of 62 credit hours with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA is required for the ASA Degree. Courses numbered below 100 do not count toward the ASA. MCC and the Michigan Transfer Agreement require a “C” or better in courses used to meet ASA and MTA requirements. Groups of courses requiring grades of “C” or better are noted on this guide. Individual courses within other groups may also require a “C” or better; these courses are noted by boldface type.

General Education Requirements (Minimum – 35 credits)
Communication – 6 credits with grades of “C” or better
English – 101, 102


Science – 6 credits with grades of “C” or better
Courses must be in two or more disciplines (subjects).
Must include at least one lab science
Lab classes:
Biology – any MCC Biology course with a lab
Chemistry – any MCC Chemistry course with a lab
Geography – 101A, 215
Geology – 101A, 102
Physical Science – 101A
Physics – 201L&L, 202L&L, 203L&L, 204L&L
Non-Lab:
Anthropology – 105D
Astronomy – 101, 105A
Biology – 101BEL, 200, 207 – lecture only
Geology – 201


Math – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Math – 105, 107A, 109, 111, 112, 115 (or BUS 105), 151, 161, 162, 215, 276, 283, 295


Ethics and Logic – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Philosophy 101, 102, 104, 202, 204, 205, 207
Social Relationships – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Economics – 101A, 102A (formerly 101, 102)
English – 130 (Women’s Studies 101)
Psychology – 102, 201, 202, 203, 207, 208, 209,
210 (Sociology 210)
Sociology – 101, 102A, 202A, 203, 206, 210 (Psychology 210)
Women’s Studies – 101 (English 130)


Western Culture – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Art – 198, 199, 202
English – 200, 201, 204, 205, 206, 210, 213, 225, 226, 227, 228, 231
History – 101, 102, 204
Humanities – 195
Political Science – 203
Theater – 201


American Culture – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Art – 213
History – 201, 202, 207, 211, 212A, 214, 220
Political Science – 111, 205, 220


International Culture – 3 credits with grades of “C” or better
Anthropology – 103, 110
Chinese – 101
English – 207, 211, 218
French – 101, 102, 201, 202
Geography – 104, 105
German – 101, 102, 201, 202
History – 150, 151, 216
International Cultural Studies – 101BEL (Belize)
Philosophy – 203, 210
Political Science – 202, 210, 211
Spanish – 101, 102, 201, 202


Aesthetic Values – 3 credits (those courses requiring a “C” or better are in bold)
Art 100A, 101, 104, 105B, 107, 108, 109, 117, 204B, 205, 207, 208, 209, 211, 220
Dance – 100, 101, 102, 106, 200, 201, 206, 210A, 210B, 210C, 210D
English – 208 (Communications 203), 223
Music classes numbered 100 and above except Music 240
Music – 100, 101, 102, 103, 192, 194, 195, 201, 202
Theater 101, 102, 108, 120, 141, 142, 144, 145, 147, 148, 160, 202, 203, 210, 212, 217, 260


Physical Education – 2 credits
One credit must be from:
Physical Education – 101A, 103, 104A, 118, 201
One credit from: any Physical Education or Dance course


Computer Competency Pass MCC’s Computer Competency test, or pass any CIS course with a grade of “C” or better.


Criminal Justice Requirements – 15 credits
Must complete all with a grade of “C” or better
CJ 101 – Introduction to Law Enforcement
CJ 102 – Police Administration 1
CJ 104 – Criminology
CJ 109 – Crime prevention and Juvenile Delinquency
CJ 201 – Criminal Law


Criminal Justice Recommended Electives – 12 credits
Select four classes from the following. Must complete all with a “C” or better
CJ 250 – Introduction to Corrections
CJ 251A – Legal Issues in Corrections
CJ 252A – Correctional Institutions/Facilities
CJ 257 – Client Relations in Corrections
CJ 258A – Client Growth and Development