LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE                             
                                  TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Grand Valley State University
             Transfer Program-BS Completion for LCC-AAS 0790
Curriculum Code: 1640                                                              

                        		    	    Semester   Semester
Code       Title       			            Credits    Offered

REQUIREMENTS Total: 53 Credits
BIOL 201   Human Anatomy (See Note 5)     		4	ALL
BIOL 202   Human Physiology    				4	ALL
IDMS 250   Vascular Technology I     			6   	F,SP
IDMS 251   Vascular Technology II    			6   	F,SP
IDMS 255   Vascular Scan Lab I      			2     	F,SP
IDMS 256   Vascular Scan Lab II     			2   	F,SP
IDMS 285   Sonographic Registry Prep       		3       F
MATH 112   Intermediate Algebra (See Note 6)     	4   	ALL
PHYS 221   Introductory Physics I (See Note 5)    	4    	ALL
PSYC 200   Introduction to Psychology (See Note 13)    	4    	ALL
SOCL 255   Contemporary Social Problems (See Note 13)   3   	ALL
THEA 110   Introduction to Theatre (See Note 7)   	3   	ALL
WRIT 121   Composition I (See Note 8)       		4    	ALL
WRIT 122   Composition II (See Note 13)      		4     	ALL

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS Total: 20 Credits
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.
CHOICE 1:  General Education Requirements 12 Credits
           Global Perspectives & Diversity (See Note 9) 3  
           Historical Perspective (See Note 10)     	3  
           Philosophy & Literature  (See Note 11)       3  
           World Perspectives (See Note 12)      	3  
CHOICE 2:  Mathematics 4 Credits (See Note 13)
MATH 120   College Algebra     				4     	F,SP
MATH 121   Precalculus I       				4     	ALL
CHOICE 3:  Statistics 4 Credits (See Note 13)
STAT 170   Introduction to Statistics      		4    	ALL
STAT 215   Intro to Probability and Stats      		4    	F,SP

ELECTIVES Total: 7 Credits (See Note 3b)                       
Complete the indicated number of credits in transferable courses of your choice.

                                           TOTAL MAXIMUM TRANSFER CREDITS 80
NOTES:
1.  This transfer guide represents the Articulation (partnership) Agreement 
    between Lansing Community College (LCC) and Grand Valley State University 
    GVSU)which facilitates the transfer of up to 80 credits from LCC toward 
    the GVSU Diagnostic Medical Sonography Bachelor of Science degree completion
    program. This articulated agreement does not have a specific expiration date. 
2.  This guide includes courses for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (0790) 
    program, allowing student to simultaneously earn an LCC Associate in Applied
    Science Degree while preparing to transfer to GVSU.     
3.  This Articulation Agreement is based on an 80/40 semester credit hour model
    with 80 of the transferable credits from a community college(s) used toward 
    the 120 semester credit hours required for the GVSU DMS baccalaureate degree.
    a) Of the 120 credits, 58 must be completed at a senior institution with a 
       minimum of 30 credits completed through GVSU;
    b) 18 IDMS (200 level) LCC credits can be counted toward completion of the 
       58 credit requirement.  
4.  Pre-Admission Requirements:
    a) Satisfy all pre-admission requirements listed in the GVSU catalog for the
       student's declared admission year; 
    b) Submit a completed application packet (completed RIS application form,
       official transcripts, and any other GVSU required documents);
    c) Meet minimum cumulative grade point average requirement: Completed the 
       first two semesters of coursework and compiled a 3.0 or higher GPA in the 
       Diagnostic Medical Sonography coursework and a 2.7 or higher GPA overall 
       at the time of application. 
    d) All LCC degree requirements completed, graduated with an Associate Degree
       in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and hold national registration in 
       radiography or another radiologic & imaging sciences credential through 
       the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists prior to matriculation 
       to the GVSU program;
    e) Letter of recommendation from an LCC Radiologic Technology faculty member 
       must accompany the application.
    Once the above criteria have been completed, candidates will receive letters
    of admission to the GVSU RIS program.  
5.  BIOL 201 and 202 (in place of BIOL 145) and PHYS 221 (in place of PHYS 120) 
    will fulfill LCC, GVSU and MACRAO requirements.  
6.  MATH 112 is recommended to meet the LCC Core and MACRAO requirements.
7.  THEA 110 will meet LCC Communication Core, GVSU Arts, and MACRAO Humanities
    requirements.
8.  WRIT 121 will meet LCC Core and MACRAO requirements.  
9.  Select one course from: HUMS 213,214; MUSC 241; PHIL 211,212. 
10. Select one course from: HIST 211,212; HUMS 213.
11. Select one course from: ENGL 290; PHIL 152,153,211.
12. Select one course from: ANTH 270; HUMS 125; PHIL 212; POLS 201; or 
    RELG 211,212,250.   
13. Designated course meets GVSU prerequisites.  
14. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
    requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.
15. This transfer guide requires basic skill levels in mathematics, reading, and 
    writing.  To determine accurate course placement, students should take the 
    Computerized Placement Tests in the LCC Assessment Center (GB 200) prior to
    registration.  For testing hours call (517) 267-5500.

For further information and advising, contact Jamia Dunckel, Sonography Program
Director, at (517) 483-1412 or wilkinj4@lcc.edu; or Rick Carlton, GVSU Radiologic
& Imaging Sciences Director, at (616) 780-3688 or carltonr@gvsu.edu. 

     VISIT THE GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE AT http://www.gvsu.edu. 
                                                                                   
Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014