Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Academic Advising Overview for Science Transfer--Biology Option Majors (BIO.AS)

The Academic Advising Center is undertaking a new project which will allow students to receive an overview of the requirements of their declared major. In so doing, the Center hopes to utilize the electronic resources at its disposal to provide our students with the best possible academic advising as efficiently as possible. This Electronic Advising Packet is for the Science Transfer--Biology Option.

Please make an appointment with a transfer counselor in the Department of Counseling and Career Services for any questions about transferring this degree to the college/university of your choice.


For additional questions, please email the Academic Advising Center at advising@middlesexcc.edu.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Academic Advising Overview for Fine Arts Majors--Art, Music, and Theatre Options

The Academic Advising Center is undertaking a new project which will allow students to receive an overview of the requirements of their declared major. In so doing, the Center hopes to use the electronic resources at its disposal to provide our students with the best possible academic advising in as efficient way as possible. Fine Arts has three options (Art, Music, and Theatre). The three options, however, have core requirements.
ART.AFA Fine Arts--Art Option

  • ART 109 or ART 110

  • ART 123

  • ART 124

  • ART 145

  • ART 146

  • ART 148

  • ART 149

  • One of the following (ART 221 or ART 222 or ART 223 or ART 224)

  • One additional ART course
MUS. AFA Fine Arts--Music Option

  • MUS 123 or MUS 124

  • MUS 131 and MUS 132

  • MUS 140

  • MUS 201 and MUS 202

  • One additional MUS course
THE.AFA Fine Arts--Theatre Option

  • THE 123 or THE 152

  • THE 124

  • THE 131

  • THE 145

  • THE 146

  • 3 additional credits in a THE course or one from the following--ENG 234 or ENG 258 or SPE 124 or MUS 123 or MUS 124 or any DAN course

Please make an appointment with a transfer counselor in the Department of Counseling and Career Services for any questions about transferring this major.


For additional questions, please email the Academic Advising Center at advising@middlesexcc.edu.




Monday, March 28, 2011

Academic Advising Overview for Business Administraton Transfer Majors (BUS.AS)

The Academic Advising Center is embarking on a new project which will allow students to receive an overview of the requirements of their declared major. In so doing, the Center hopes to use the electronic resources at its disposal to provide our students with the best possible academic advising in as efficient way as possible. Business Administration Transfer (BUS.AS) is one of the most popular majors at MCC. Some of the BUS.AS requirements are similar to other majors:
Business Administration Transfer (BUS.AS) has other specific requirements:

  • ACC 101 and ACC 102

  • ECO 201 and ECO 202 (MAT 013 is the prerequisite to EC0 201)

  • SPE 121

  • BUS 101

  • CSC 105 or CSC 106

  • BUS 201

  • Three Business Electives (BUS 202, MGT 210, and MKT 201 are recommended)

  • Free Elective

Please make an appointment with a transfer counselor in the Department of Counseling and Career Services for any questions about transferring BUS.AS. Please note that the Liberal Arts- Business Option degree (not Business Administration Transfer) is designed for transfer to Rutgers University in New Brunswick.


For additional questions, please email the Academic Advising Center at advising@middlesexcc.edu.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Academic Advising Overview for Criminal Justice (Police Science) Majors (Prior to Fall 2011)

The Academic Advising Center is embarking on a new project which will allow students to receive an overview of the requirements of their declared major. In so doing, the Center hopes to use the various electronic resources at its disposal to provide our students with the best possible academic advising as efficiently as possible. Criminal Justice (Police Science Option) is one of the most popular majors at MCC. Some of the CJ requirements are similar to other majors:

Criminal Justice has other specific requirements:



  • CJU 123 and CJU 124


  • SOC 121 and SOC 140


  • PSY 123 and PSY 222 (either PSY 123 or SOC 121 is the prerequisite to PSY 222)


  • POL 201 and 202 and 204 (these courses can be studied in any order)


  • CSC 105


  • POS 201 and 220


  • Either SOC 225 or POS 231 (either POS 121 or POS 201 or POS 220 is the prerequisite to POS 231)


Criminal Justice has one feature, however, that makes it unique among MCC majors. Students must complete two GE Mathematics courses or two GE four-credit science courses. Please note that this is an either/or situation and that if the science option is chosen, the GE sciences must be four-credit courses. If the math sequence is chose, the College recommends MAT 123 and 124.



Please make an appointment with a transfer counselor in the Department of Counseling and Career Services for any questions about the ability of CJP to transfer. For additional questions please email the Academic Advising Center at advising@middlesexcc.edu .



Thursday, March 10, 2011

Graduation Fair 2011

A graduation fair that will allow prospective Middlesex County College graduates the opportunity to prepare for Commencement conveniently will be held Tuesday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be held in College Center Cafeteria C.
Representatives from the Registrar’s Office will be available to check academic records to make sure students are eligible to graduate; Financial Aid staff will check records and conduct exit interviews for those with student loans; the Bookstore will take orders for class rings and diploma frames, as well as measurements and deposits for caps and gowns; the Library and the College Police will check records for outstanding fines; the Counseling and Career Services Office will talk about transfer opportunities and career services; the Cashier’s Office will check records for any other pending bills; and the Alumni Office will explain alumni services and privileges. Also, a photographer will be available to take photos of the candidates for graduation in caps and gowns, and prints can be ordered.
The fair will be arranged so that prospective graduates can travel from station to station. Anyone completing the cycle will receive a gift from the Bookstore.
Refreshments will be served.
“This one-stop fair is an easy and fun way for students to take care of all the things they need to do to prepare for their big day. I would urge anyone planning to graduate in May to attend,” said John Mondano, chair of the Graduation Committee.