Michigan Community Colleges

Lansing Community College


Mission statement

Lansing Community College exists so that all people have educational and enrichment opportunities to improve their quality of life and standard of living.

Math courses offered

MCS offers a variety of classes in Transfer Mathematics.  These include:
MATH 120 (College Algebra)
MATH 121 (Precalculus I)
MATH 122 (Precalculus II)
MATH 126 (Precalculus)
MATH 151 (Calculus I)
MATH 152 (Calculus II)
MATH 161 (Honors Calculus I)
MATH 162 (Honors Calculus II)
MATH 253 (Calculus III)
MATH 254 (Differential Equations)
MATH 260 (Linear Algebra)
MATH 201 (Math for Elementary Teachers I)
MATH 202 (Math for Elementary Teachers II)
MATH 130 (Finite Math with College Algebra)
MATH 141 (Calculus with Applications)

Students headed into the calculus sequence (MATH 151, 152, etc.) should take MATH 121/122.  If you do not need to take MATH 151 for your degree program, then you may wish to take MATH 120 (College Algebra) as an alternate to pre-calculus.  MATH 050, 107, and 112 are offered by the
Math Skills Department.

MCS offers a variety of classes in
Applied Mathematics.  These courses include:
MATH 114 (Technical Math I)
MATH 115 (Technical Math II)
MATH 117 (Business Math)
MATH 118 (Art of Geometry)
MATH 119 (Mathematical Investigations)
The following courses satisfy the LCC Math Core requirements for two-year degrees: 
MATH 112, 115, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 130, 141, 151, 161, 152, 162, 201, 202, 253, 254 and 260.

At a Glance

School Type
State and locally supported, Coed
Urban 28-acre campus
Degrees Offered
Certificates and Associate
Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive , 100% of applicants were admitted
Application Deadlines
Rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers)

Admission: 3,636 applied; 3,636 admitted; 3,636 enrolled
Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred entrance
Required for some: essay or personal statement, high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, interview
Application deadline: rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers)
Cost and Financial Aid
Costs (2008-09)
One-time required fee: $35
Tuition: Area resident $2190 full-time, $73 per contact hour part-time; state resident $4020 full-time, $134 per contact hour part-time; nonresident $6030 full-time, $201 per contact hour part-time
Required fees: $50 full-time, $35 per term part-time

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2001, 125 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $2636). 122 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $2563)
Majors and Degrees
Degrees Offered
Certificates and Associate
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
Horticultural Science
Architecture And Related Services
Landscape Architecture
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
Accounting; Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science; Business Administration and Management; Computer Management; Finance; Hospitality Administration; Hotel/Motel Administration; Human Resources Management; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Labor and Industrial Relations; Management Information Systems; Marketing/Marketing Management; Real Estate; Special Products Marketing; Tourism and Travel Services Management
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism; Journalism; Mass Communication/Media; Public Relations/Image Management; Radio and Television; Telecommunications
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
Computer Typography and Composition Equipment Operation
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
Computer Graphics; Computer Programming; Information Science/Studies
Construction Trades
Education; Elementary Education; Kindergarten/Preschool Education; Physical Education Teaching and Coaching; Teacher Assistant/Aide
Chemical Engineering; Engineering; Pre-Engineering
Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technology; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer Engineering Technology; Construction Engineering Technology; Drafting and Design Technology; Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology; Electromechanical Technology; Engineering Technology; Industrial Technology; Mechanical Design Technology; Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology; Quality Control Technology; Survey Technology
English Language And Literature/Letters
English; Speech and Rhetoric
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development; Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management; Human Services
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology; Dental Hygiene; Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology; Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic); Medical Radiologic Technology; Medical/Clinical Assistant; Nursing (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training); Nursing (Registered Nurse Training); Respiratory Care Therapy; Surgical Technology; Veterinary Technology
Legal Professions And Studies
Court Reporting; Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary; Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology; Avionics Maintenance Technology; Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology; Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences; Gerontology
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Philosophy; Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Chemistry; Geology/Earth Science
Precision Production
Machine Tool Technology; Welding Technology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Public Administration And Social Service Professions
Public Administration; Social Work
Science Technologies/Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Security And Protective Services
Corrections; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Criminal Justice/Police Science; Fire Science
Social Sciences
Transportation And Materials Moving
Airline Pilot and Flight Crew
Visual And Performing Arts
Art; Cinematography and Film/Video Production; Commercial and Advertising Art; Dance; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Film/Cinema Studies; Fine/Studio Arts; Music; Photography; Voice and Opera

Student Body
Undergraduate Student Population
19,465 undergraduate students, 55% women, 45% men, 9% African American, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% Hispanic American, 1% Native American
International Population
1% representing 54 other countries

Campus Life
Housing: College housing not available
Activities: Drama/theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station, choral group, Student Marketing, Legal Assistants Club, Student Nursing Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Advising Club, national fraternities, national sororities
Most popular organizations: Student Marketing, Legal Assistants Club, Student Nursing Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Advising Club
Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late-night transport/escort service
Student services: Personal/psychological counseling, women's center

Academic Programs
Special study options: Academic remediation for entering students, adult/continuing education programs, advanced placement credit, cooperative education, distance learning, double majors, English as a second language, external degree program, honors programs, independent study, internships, part-time degree program, services for LD students, study abroad, summer session for credit
ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c)
School Calendar: Semesters

Total: 1,604
Full-time: 12% full-time
Student/faculty ratio: 16:1

Member: NJCAA
Scholarship sports
Basketball, cross-country running, golf (m), track and field, volleyball (w)
Intramural sports
Baseball M, basketball M/W, cross-country running M/W, ice hockey M, soccer M/W, softball W, track and field M/W, volleyball W
Intercollegiate sports
Basketball M(s)/W(s), cross-country running M(s)/W(s), golf M(s), track and field M(s)/W(s), volleyball W(s)

School Facilities
Main Library Name: Abel Sykes Technology and Learning Center
Other Library: 1
Collection: 98,125 titles; 600 serial subscriptions;
Endowment: $4.9 million

Contact Info
Ms. Tammy Grossbauer, Director of Admissions/Registrar
Lansing Community College
PO Box 40010
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
Phone: 517-483-9886
Toll-free: 800-644-4LCC
Fax: 517-483-1170