Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide



From A.A. in Speech Communication to B.A. in Communication Studies


Lake Land College - year 1


Semester 1

ENG 1201 (ENG 1001G) 0 - 3
SPE 1111 (CMN 1310G) 0 - 3
  IAI Soc Beh (Soc Beh Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  IAI Humanities (Hum Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  IAI BIO (BIO Gen Ed) 0 - 4
    0 - 16

Semester 2

ENG 1211 (ENG 1002G) 0 - 3
  IAI MAT2 (MAT Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  IAI Fine Arts (FA Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  IAI Soc beh (Soc Beh Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  IAI Physical Sci (PHS Gen Ed) 3 - 4
    3 - 16

Semester 3

    0


Lake Land College - year 2


Semester 1

3SPE 200 (CMN 2630) 0 - 3
RTV 150 (CMN 2520) 0 - 3
SPE 213 (CMN elective) 0 - 3
  IAI Soc Beh (Soc Beh Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  Elective4 (Elective) 0 - 3
  Elective (Elective) 0 - 1
    0 - 16

Semester 2

SPE 220 (CMN 3100) 0 - 3
  IAI Hum or FA (HUM or FA Gen Ed) 0 - 3
  Elective (Elective) 0 - 3
  Elective (Elective) 0 - 3
  Elective4 (Elective) 0 - 3
  Elective (Elective) 1 - 2
    1 - 17

Semester 3

    0

Total: 4 - 65 Semester Hours



Eastern Illinois University - year 3


Semester 1

CMN 2010 Introduction to Communication Theories 0 - 3
CMN 2020 Communication Research 0 - 3
CMN  Option5 (Core or Elective) 0 - 3
  Elective6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
  Elective6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
    0 - 15

Semester 2

CMN 2030 Applied Communication 0 - 3
CMN 2040 Argumentation and Critical Thinking 0 - 3
CMN  Option5 (Core or Elective) 0 - 3
CMN  Option or Elective5,6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
CMN  Elective6 0 - 3
    0 - 15



Eastern Illinois University - year 4


Semester 1

EIU 4____ (Senior Seminar) 0 - 3
CMN  Option5 (Upper Core or Elective) 0 - 3
CMN  Option5 (Upper Core or Elective) 0 - 3
CMN  Option or Elective5,6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
CMN  Elective6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
    0 - 15

Semester 2

CMN  Option5 (Upper Core or Elective) 0 - 3
CMN  Option5 (Upper Core or Elective) 0 - 3
CMN  Option5 (Upper Core or Elective) 0 - 3
CMN  Option or Elective5,6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
  Elective6 (Upper Level) 0 - 3
    0 - 15
Total: 0 - 60 Semester Hours
Program Total: 4 - 125 Semester Hours
1Must have a grade of "C" or better in Composition I, Composition II and Public Speaking.
2May need to take a Mathematics Prerequisite.
3Apply to Eastern and have official transcripts sent now and after each semester completed.
4Two courses in a single Foreign Language is required for graduation. Students are exempt if 2 years of a single high school Foreign Langauge with a "C" average is completed.
5Choose an Option in Communication Theory and Practice, Corporate Communication, Public Relations, Mass Communication or Rhetoric and Public Advocacy.
6May choose a minor or additional Communication Studies courses. Some minors and Options require additional lower level prerequisites.


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.

Ms. Salisa Hortenstine-Olmsted, Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL, 61938, 217-234-5335, shortens@lakeland.cc.il.us
Stephen King
Chair, Communication Studies
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
(217) 581-2016
saking@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 16, 2009 through August 17, 2011 .

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.

Transfer Guide Home Page