Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide



From A.A.S. Child Care & Family to B.S. Family & Consumer Sciences - Family Services Option


Lake Land College - year 1


Semester 1

CHD 050 Introduction to Child Care 3
ENG 120 Composition I 3
HEC 102 Health, Safety, Nutrition for Young Children 3
SOC 280 ~ Introduction to Sociology 3
SPE 111 Public Speaking 3
PSY 279 *~ or Elective ^ Human Development/Life Span 3
    18

Semester 2

ART 165 Fundamentals of Art 3
CHD 081 Child Care Clinical 1
PED 172 Basic Activities for Elementary & Secondary Child 2
PSY 271 ~ Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 274 ~ Child Development 3
ENG 121 * or Elective^ Composition II 3
    15


Lake Land College - year 2


Semester 1

BIO 100 Bio-science I 4
CHD 095 Creative Activities for Young Children 4
CHD 083 Instructional Methods 3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies 2
PSY 278 *~ or Elective^ Family Relations 3
    16

Semester 2

CHD 051 Infant/Toddler Environment 3
CHD 084 + Field Experience Seminar 1
CHD 085 + Field Experience in Child Care 4
CHD 087 Organization and Management of Pre-Schools 3
CHD 088 Child Behavior 3
PSY 273 * or EDU 190 ^ Abnormal Psychology or Intro to Special Education 3
    17

Total: 66 Semester Hours



Eastern Illinois University - year 3


Semester 1

FCS 1000 Foundations of Family & Consumer Sciences 2
FCS 1120 Food Selection and Preparation 3
  Math General Education 3
  Humanities General Education 3
  Physical Science General Education 3 - 4
FCS  FCS Elective - Upper Division 3
    17 - 18

Semester 2

FCS 2000 Family Perspectives 3
FCS 3000 Family Resource Management 3
FCS 3300 Consumer Education 3
FCS 3853 Practicum in Child Development 3
FCS  FCS Elective 2 - 3
  Humanities or Fine Arts General Education 3
    17 - 18



Eastern Illinois University - year 4


Semester 1

FCS 4000 Professional Focus of Family and Consumer Sciences 2
FCS 4840 The Disadvantaged Family 3
SOC 2750G Social Problems in Contemporary Society 3
FCS  FCS Elective - Upper Division 3
FCS  FCS Elective - Upper Division 3
EIU  Senior Seminar 3
    17

Semester 2

FCS 2270 Housing 3
FCS 4275 Internship 3
FCS 4845 The Family in Crisis 3
PSY 3521 Psychology of Adolescence and Young Adulthood 3
SOC 3600 Introduction to Social Work 3
FCS  FCS Elective - Upper Division 3
    18
Total: 69 - 71 Semester Hours
Program Total: 135 - 137 Semester Hours
*Recommended for students interested in pursuing a four-year Bachelors Degree in Family Services at Eastern Illinois University after completing the Associates in Applied Sciences degree from Lake Land College.
--------Apply at the beginning of the second year at Lake Land (year in advance)
--------Have official Lake Land College transcripts sent at the end of each semester completed.
^Recommended for students interested in gaining employment directly after achieving the two-year Associates in Applied Sciences degree from Lake Land College.
~Students who transfer in 9 semester hours of IAI approved Social and Behavioral Sciences are exempt from Eastern's Constitution Requirement.
+CHD 084 and CHD 085 must be taken the same semester.
Graduation Requirement - Completion of the second semester of a single foreigh 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.


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.

Deborah Hutti
Associate Vice President for Educational Services
Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5273
dhutti@lakeland.cc.il.us
Linda Simpson, Chair, School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920, ldsimpson@eiu.edu, (217)-581-6076



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, 2002 through August 19, 2004 .

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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