Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide



From A.A.S. in Criminal Justice to B.A. Sociology


Lake Land College - year 1


Semester 1

ENG 1201 Composition I (ENG 1001G) 3
PSY 271 Intr/Psychology (PSY 1879G) 3
HSP 120 Introduction to Social Work (SOC 3600) 3
HED 200 Principles of Health (HST 2000) 3
  IAI BIO2 (BIO Gen Ed) 4
    16

Semester 2

ENG 1211 Composition II (ENG 1002G) 3
HSP  122 Social Welfare (SOC Elective) 3
CIS 160 Practical Software Application (BUS 1950) 3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies (HST 2320) 2
CJS 152 Criminal Investigation I (GEN Elective) 3
    14

Semester 3

SPE 1111 Intro to Speech Communication (CMN 1310G) 3
  IAI HUM (HUM Gen Ed) 3
    6


Lake Land College - year 2


Semester 1

HSP 053 Work Experience Seminar I (GEN Elective) 1
HSP 054 Field Experience I (GEN Elective) 2
CJS 150 Intro/Criminal Just (SOC 2761) 3
CJS 156 Criminal Law (PLS 3523) 3
CJS 160 or 166 Criminal Evidence & Procedure or Corrections (GEN Elective) 3
  IAI PHY SCI2 (PHY SCI Gen Ed) 4
    16

Semester 2

HSP 055 Work Experience Seminar II (GEN Elective) 1
HSP 056 Field Experience II (GEN Elective) 2
CJS 158 Juvenile Justice (GEN Elective) 3
SOC 280 Intro/Sociology (SOC 1838G) 3
ANT 200 General Anthropology (ANT 2200G) 3
  IAI FA (FA Gen Ed) 3
    15

Total: 67 Semester Hours



Eastern Illinois University - year 3


Semester 1

SOC 2721 Stratification 3
SOC 2000 Sociology Professional Seminar 1
  SOC elective 3
  HU/FA Gen Ed (Upper Level) 3
  Elective4 (Foreign Language if needed) 3
    13

Semester 2

SOC 3050 Sociological Theory 3
SOC 3620 Research Methods 3
  SOC Elective (Upper Level) 3
  Elective4 (Foreign Language if needed) 3
  Elective5 3
    15



Eastern Illinois University - year 4


Semester 1

SOC 3630 Statistical Analysis of Social Data 4
  SOC Elective (Upper Level) 3
  Math Gen Ed 3
EIU 4____ Senior Seminar 3
  Elective5 (Upper Level) 3
    16

Semester 2

SOC 4900 Current Issues in Sociology 3
  SOC Elective (Upper Level) 3
  Elective5 (Upper Level) 3
  Elective5 (Upper Level) 3
  Elective5 (Upper Level) 3
    15
Total: 59 Semester Hours
Program Total: 126 Semester Hours
1A C or better is required in English Composition I and English Composition II and Public Speaking.

2One science course must have a laboratory experience.

3Apply to Eastern one year prior to enrollment. Have official transcripts sent from Lake Land College and high school.

4Completion of the second semester of a single foreign language is a graduation requirement. Students are exempt if two full years of a high school foreign language is complete with a C average or better.

5May choose a Minor subject area of concentration. See catalog for options.


Lake Land College is a public community college founded in 1966 offering career programs that lead to immediate employment, transfer programs which lead to a baccalaureate degree, liberal arts, adult education, special job training and retraining programs. The College enrolls 6,000 students from across East Central Illinois on its main campus in Mattoon and at the Effingham Kluthe Center, Workforce Development Center /IETC, on the Internet and at more than 25 off campus sites. The College is located at 5001 Lake Land Boulevard. (U.S. Route 45), Mattoon, Illinois, near the junction of Interstate 57, exit 184 and U.S. Route 45 and serves a 4,000 square mile district with a population of 201,000.


Eastern Illinois University has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships.

Consistently ranked in the top third of Midwest universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, Eastern has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty. In addition to reasonable tuition, fees, and room and board rates, Eastern offers a textbook rental system, saving the average student hundreds of dollars per semester.

A variety of excellent on-campus housing opportunities are available on the safe, compact 320-acre campus. Student graduation and retention rates are well above state and national averages, and that success continues after students earn their degrees -- year after year, Eastern ranks high in job placement, alumni satisfaction and employer satisfaction.

Curt Rincker
College of Sciences
Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938-9366
217-234-5360
crincker@lakeland.cc.il.us
Darren Hendrickson
Chair, Department of Sociology-Anthropology
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
217-581-3123
dhendrickson@eiu.edu@eiu.edu



University Catalog
This articulation course matrix is intended to be complete and accurate. However, the Eastern Illinois University Undergraduate Catalog is the official statement of requirements.

Effective Dates
This articulation agreement is valid from August 20, 2011 through August 19, 2015 .

Program Articulation Agreement
This articulation agreement and program requirements are subject to change. See your community college counselor or advisor for updated information prior to registering for courses each semester. Alternatively, you can contact the Transfer Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University by phone at 217-581-7663 or by e-mail at rlpearson@eiu.edu.

University Residency Requirement
The Eastern Illinois University courses listed in the course matrix fulfill the University's residency requirement.

University Graduation Requirements
Among other requirements, students graduating from EIU must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher; an GPA of 2.0 or higher in the major; 40 semester hours of upper-division course (3000-4000 level); complete or have documented exemption from two courses in a single foreign language with a GPA of 2.0 or higher; two upper-division writing-intensive courses and electronic writing portfolio submission and assessment. A complete description of undergraduate graduation requirements is in the Eastern Illinois University Undergraduate Catalog.

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