Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement (ASA)

with Michigan Transfer Agreement

Source: MCC 2018-19 Catalog

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 – 201CL&L, 202CL&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, 151, 161, 162A, 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
English – 130A (Women and Gender Studies 101)
Psychology – 102, 201, 202, 203, 207, 208, 209, 210 (Sociology 210)
Sociology – 101, 102A, 202A, 203, 206, 210 (Psychology 210)
Women and Gender Studies – 101 (English 130), 201


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 – 213A
History – 201, 202, 207, 211, 212B, 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 and 193
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 and Health – 2 credits
One credit must be from:
Physical Education – 101A, 103, 104A, 118, 201
One credit from: any Physical Education or Dance course
or HE 100A


Computer Competency
Any 3-credit hour or greater CIS class with a “C” or better, or MCC’s CIS 110/120A Computer Competency Test.


Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Requirements – 15 Credits
Must complete all with grades of “C” or better
CJ 101 – Introduction to Law Enforcement
CJ 102 – Police Administration I
CJ 104 – Criminology
CJ 109 – Crime Prevention and Juvenile Delinquency
CJ 201 – Criminal Law


Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Approved Electives
Minimum – 12 Credits.
Must complete all with grades of “C” or better
CJ 202 – Police Administration II
CJ 204 – Criminal Investigation
CJ 205 – Interrogation and Case Preparation
CJ 206 – Evidence and Criminal Procedure
CJ 207 – Police and Community Relations
CJ 208 – Police Science Laboratory I