Eastern Illinois University and Transfer Guide

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- year 1

Semester 1

ENG 1031 Composition I (ENG 1001G) 3
ENG 109 Introduction to Technical Report Writing (CTE Elective) 3
OS 101 Beginning Keyboarding (CTE Elective) 3
JOU 210 Journalism and Democracy (JOU 2001G) 3
JOU 200 News Writing (JOU 2101) 3

Semester 2

ENG 1041 Composition 2 (ENG 1002G) 3
JOU 111 Publications Productions I (No Credit) 1
JOU 211 Introduction to News Editing (JOU 2901) 3
  IAI MAT 2 (MAT Gen Ed) 3
  IAI BIO (BIO Gen Ed) 4

- year 2

Semester 1

3SPE 100 Fundamentals of Speech (CMN 1310G) 3
ANT 120 or 220 Intro to Anthropology or Cultural Anthropology (ANT 2200G) Block A4 3
ECO 260 Principles of Macroeconomics (ECN 2801G) Block A4 3
JOU 112 Publications Productions II (No Credit) 1
JOU 236 Radio Programming (CMN 3520) 3
  IAI Humanities (Hum Gen Ed) 3

Semester 2

JOU 113 Publications Productions III (No Credit) 1
PLS 140 Intro to American Goverment/Policy (PLS 1153G) 3
SOC 283 Social Problems (SOC 2750G) Block A4 3
  IAI HUM or FA (Hum or FA Gen Ed) 3
  IAI Physical Sci (PHS Gen Ed) 4
  IAI Fine Arts (FA Gen Ed) 3

Total: 62 Semester Hours

Eastern Illinois University - year 3

Semester 1

JOU 2950 Introduction to Visual Communication 3
JOU 3000 Advanced Reporting and Research 3
HIS 3940 History of Amer. Journalism (Block A)4 3
  Block A Elective4 3
  Block A Elective5 (Upper Level) 3

Semester 2

JOU 3002 Introduction to Multimedia Journalism 3
JOU 3401 Journalism Practicum 1
  JOU Concentration6 3
  Block A Elective4 3
  Block B Elective5 (Upper level) 3
  Media & Society Elective7 (Upper level) 3

Eastern Illinois University - year 4

Semester 1

JOU 4102 Journalism Ethics 3
  JOU Concentration6 (Upper level) 3
  Block B Elective5 (Upper level) 3
EIU 4____ Senior Seminar 3
  Elective or Foreign Lang8 3 - 4
    15 - 16

Semester 2

JOU 4771 Communication Law 3
  JOU Concentration6 (Upper level) 3
  JOU Concentration6 (Upper level) 3
  Block B Elective5 (Upper level) 3
  Elective or Foreign Lang8 3 - 4
    15 - 16
Total: 61 - 63 Semester Hours
Program Total: 123 - 125 Semester Hours

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.

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 through .

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 ripearson@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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