MCCC: Global Studies Transfer Advising Guide

This slideshow is not enabled

Download this guide

Global Studies Concentration, Liberal Arts (A.A.) from Mercer County Community College to Global Studies (B.A.) at Rider University

Global Studies Concentration, Liberal Arts, A.A.


Global Studies, B.A. (120 Credits)
ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0) 3 CMP   120    Expository Writing 3
GEO 102 Cultural Geography (3/0) 3 XTR111 88 (Transfer Credit) 3
HIS 112 World History to 1500 (3/0)   3 HIS     150   World History to 1500 3
Mathematics Elective 1  Suggest:
MAT  125  Elementary Statistics I OR
MAT  120  Math  for Liberal Arts
3 Mathematics Core
MSD   200  Elementary Statistics I
MTH   102   Finite Mathematics
World Language elective 2  (Example Spanish)
SPA 101  Beginning Spanish I
3 Foreign Language Ʊ
SPA    100    Spanish I
  15   15
ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0) 3 CMP   125   Research Writing 3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
3 COM   201  Communication Theory
COM   104  Speech Communication
HIS 113 World History Since 1500 (3/0) 3 HIS     151   World History Since 1500 3
Mathematics elective 1  Suggest:
MAT   120  Mathematics for Liberal Arts
3 Mathematics Core Ʊ 3
World Language elective 2  (Example Spanish)
SPA   102   Beginning Spanish II
3 Foreign Language Ʊ
SPA     101   Spanish II
  15   15
ECO 103 Basic Economics (3/0) 3 XTR 111 (Transfer Credit) 3
HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (2 CR) 2/3 Not Transferable 0
POL 201 International Relations 3 GLS    215   Global Politics 3
ENG - Literature elective 3  Select One of the Following:
ENG  203  World Literature I OR
ENG  204  World Literature II
3 English Literature Elective
XTR111  88 (Transfer Credit)  OR
XTR111  88 (Transfer Credit)
World Language elective 2  (Example Spanish)
SPA   151   Intermediate Spanish  I
3 Foreign Language Ʊ
SPA   200  Spanish III
Science Laboratory Elective  Suggest:
BIO-113, PHY-111, CHE-106
3 Science Core Ʊ 3
  17/18   15
IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications 4 3 CIS   185   Information Systems Essentials 3
World Language elective 2  (Example Spanish)
SPA  152   Intermediate Spanish II
3 Foreign Language
SPA   201   Spanish IV
Philosophy OR Religious Studies OR History Elective 5
Suggest:  PHI   113   Logic
3 General Education Elective Ʊ
PHL   101   Logic & Language
Social Science program Elective 6
Suggest: SOC   101  Introduction to Sociology
3 Social Science/Communication Elective Ʊ
SOC   101   Sociological Imagination
Program elective 7 Required by MCCC per original articulation sheet
BUS -230  Global Environment of Business
3 General Elective Ʊ
XTR111   (Transfer Credit)
  15   15
TOTAL 62/63 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option
Rider will waive POL-201 International Relations to be replaced by Rider’s course:  GLS285:  The Student Global Village

Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Mercer; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  The selected course counts academically at both Mercer and Rider and allows the student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider.  See Mercer or Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information below.

Mercer County Community College Footnotes
1 MAT 125 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.
2 Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language; or, two semesters each of two languages.
3 Select from ENG 203 (World Literature I), ENG 204 (World Literature II), ENG 232 (Post-Colonial Women Writers), ENG 234 (Caribbean Literature), or ENG/REL 235 (Encounters Between Religions Studied Through Literature).
4 Substitution of a different Technology general education course or a second Natural Science general education course is possible only after consultation with an academic advisor or transfer counselor.
5 Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor.
6 Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS course categories. One elective must be at the 200 level. The list of Social Science program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.
7 Recommended: ANT 101 (Anthropology), ART 124 (History of Non-Western Art), BUS 230 (Global Environment of Business), HIS 215 (The Holocaust and Other Genocides), HOS 115 (Food and Culture), SOC/WGS 132 (Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies), SOC 203 (Urban Sociology).
HPE 111 (3 CR) is an acceptable alternative.

Rider University Footnotes
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to fulfill this requirement; courses are evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer credit the Mercer student must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.
Mercer students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that divisor directly.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.

Download this guide

Have questions?

Transfer Services
Mercer County Community College  
[email protected]
Lead Advisor: Dr. Gianna Durso-Finley


Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Spring 2020 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Ocean County College
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, March 2, 2020