Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide

From A.A.S. (A.D.N.) in Nursing to B.S. in Nursing

Lake Land College - year 1

Semester 1

ADN 040 (NUR Elective) 7
ADN 041 (NUR Elective) 2
PSY 279 (FCS 1800) 3
BIO 225 (BIO 2001G) 4
AHE 055 (Elective) 2

Semester 2

ADN 042 (NUR Elective) 9
HED 102 (FCS 2100) 3
CHEM 111 or 150 (CHEM 1040G or CHEM 1310G/1315G) 4
BIO 226 (BIO 2200) 4

Semester 3

BIO 235 (BIO 1004G) 4
SPE 111 (CMN 1310G) 3
  Fine Arts/Humanities 3

Lake Land College - year 2

Semester 1

ADN 076 (NUR Elective) 10
ADN 052 (NUR Elective) 2
PSY 271 (PSY 1879G) 3
ENG 120 (ENG 1001G) 3

Semester 2

ADN 078 (NUR Elective) 10
ADN 060 (NUR Elective) 1
ENG 121 (ENG 1002G) 3
SOC 280 (SOC 1838G) 3

Total: 83 Semester Hours

Eastern Illinois University - year 3

Semester 1

NUR 3103 Theoretical Foundations of Prof. Nursing Practice 3
NUR 3303 Advanced Nursing Health Assessment 3
  Professional Elective (Upper Level)Humanities GEN ED 3

Semester 2

NUR 3604 Path & Pharm in Professional Nursing 4
NUR 3703 Research in Professional Nursing 3
  HUM or FA GEN ED 3

Eastern Illinois University - year 4

Semester 1

NUR 4106 Leadership and Management in Nursing 6
NUR 4203 Nursing, Health Care, Policies, and Politics 3
EIU 4____ Senior Seminar 3

Semester 2

NUR 4506 Nursing and the Community 6
NUR 4604 Professional Seminar 4
  Electives as needed (Upper Division) 3
Total: 44 Semester Hours
Program Total: 127 Semester Hours
Note: Admission to the EIU RN to BS in Nursing Program requires the completion of admission requirements and the following courses (or equivalents per program director or via waiver) with a grade of "C" or better:

BIO 2200 Human Anatomy (Credits: 4) and
BIO 2001G Human Physiology (Credits: 4) or
BIO 2210 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Credits: 4) and
BIO 2200 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Credits: 4)
PSY 1879G Introductory Psychology (Credits: 3)
SOC 1838G Introductory Sociology (Credits: 3)
ENG 1001G Composition and Language (Credits: 3)
ENG 1002G Composition and Literature (Credits: 3)
FCS 1800 Life Span Human Development (Credits: 3)
CHM 1040G The World of Chemistry (Credits:4) or
CHM 3025G The Chemistry in Your Life (Credits: 3) or
CHM 1310G General Chemistry I (Credits: 3) and
CHM 1315G General Chemistry Laboratory I(Credits: 1)

Suggested Courses:
MAT 2250 Elementary Statistics or an introductory statistics class at a community college (Credits: 4)
BIO 1004G Practical Microbiology (Credits: 3)
CMN 1310G Introduction to Speech (Credits: 3)


Nursing electives will be transferred from associate degree or diploma programs counting towards the BS in Nursing.
Nursing courses are flexible and may be taken in any sequence, except NUR 4604, which must be taken as the last nursing class. All other nursing courses must be taken prior to or concurrent with NUR 4604.
Apply to EIU RN to BS program the semester prior to anticipated enrollment.
Students must submit three papers to the Electronic Writing Portfolio. Submissions may come from any EIU writing-centered or writing-intensive courses.
Electives are chosen in consultation with EIU faculty advisor.
Students must have 40 hours of Upper Division (3000 or above) credit.
MAT 2250G equivalent (statistics) can be taken at a community college.
Students must have 42 hours earned from a four-year institution, and 25 hours earned at Eastern Illinois University to graduate.
The option of 56 hours, with a GPA above 3.6 qualifies the student to graduate with distinction.
Must have a grade of C or better in all courses.
NUR 3103 is offered every semester Fall/Spring.
General Education classes, EIU Senior Seminar classes are offered all semesters.
Achievement of accumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required to enroll in EIU BS in Nursing courses (NUR prefix.)

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.

Counseling Services, 217-234-5232, counsel@lakelandcollege.edu
Renee Kidd-Marshall
Director, Nursing Program
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

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 16, 2015 through August 15, 2020 .

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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