Eastern Illinois University and Richland Community College Transfer Guide

From A.A.S. in Biofuels Technician to B.S. in Applied Engineering Technology (Alternative Energy Concentration)

Richland Community College - year 1

Semester 1

ENGT 103 Fluid Power (AET Elective) 3
ENGT 101 Motor Control (AET Elective) 4
ENGT 100 Industrial Process (AET 2064) 3
ENGL 101 Composition I1 (ENG 1001G) 3
MATH 113 Statistics2 (MAT 2250G) 4

Semester 2

ENGT 102 Blueprint Reading (AET Elective) 3
ENGT 105 Occupational Safety (AET Elective) 3
ENGT 107 BioFuel Manufacturing (AET Elective) 3
ENGT 111 Motor Control App (AET Elective) 4
ENGT 120 Process Control (AET Elective) 3
ENGT 125 BioProcess Operation (AET Elective) 2

Semester 3

  IAI Humanities Gen Ed3 (HUM Gen Ed) 3
  Foreign Language5 (If needed) 0 - 4
    3 - 7

Richland Community College - year 2

Semester 1

4ENGT 210 PLC /Fundamentals (AET Elective) 4
ENGT 220 Process Control App (AET 3103) 3
ENGT 225 BioProcess Oper App (AET Elective) 4
ENGT 260 Quality Fundamentals (AET Elective) 3
ENGT 270 BioFuel Manufact App (AET Elective) 3

Semester 2

BIOL 210 Environmental Biology (BIO 2002G) 4
COMM 101 Public Speaking1 (CMN 1310G) 3
ENGL 102 Composition II1 (ENG 1002G) 3
ENGT 231 Piping Fundamentals (AET Elective) 2
ENGT 271 BioFuel Manufact Tech (AET Elective) 2
PHYS 101 Physics I (PHY 1151G & 1152G) 4

Semester 3

  IAI Soc Science Gen Ed3 (SB Gen Ed) 3
  Foreign Language5 (If needed) 0 - 4
    3 - 7

Total: 76 - 84 Semester Hours

Eastern Illinois University - year 3

Semester 1

AET 1263 Materials Technology 3
AET 1413 Technological Systems 3
AET 2324 Elect Control Systems 3
ECN 2800G or 2801G Economics of Social Issues OR Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MAT 2120G or 1441G Finite Mathematics OR Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 3 - 5
    15 - 17

Semester 2

AET 3703 Machine Design 3
AET  Tech Dev Elect (Upper Division)7 3
  AET Concentration Elect (Upper Division) 3
  Fine Arts General Education3 3
  CHM or PHY Science8 4

Eastern Illinois University - year 4

Semester 1

AET 4823 Facility Security 3
AET 4843 Statistical Quality Assurance 3
BUS 3010 Management and Organizational Behavior 3
  AET Tech Dev Elect (Upper Division)7 3
  HUM or FA (Upper Division)3 3
  Social Sciences Gen Ed3 3

Semester 2

AET 3414 Selection and Management of Applied Engineering Projects 4
EIU 4_____ Senior Seminar 3
  AET Concentration Elect (Upper Division) 3
  AET Concentration Elect (Upper Division) 3
AET 4943 Manufacturing Management 3
Total: 65 - 67 Semester Hours
Program Total: 141 - 151 Semester Hours
1A grade of "C" or better is required.
2May need a prerequisite. Math sequence is determined by math placement score.
3One course must meet Cultural Diversity graduation requirement.
4Apply to Eastern one year prior to enrollment. Have official transcripts sent from college and from high school.
5Completion of the second level of a single Foreign Language is a graduation requirement. Two full years of a single foreign language in high school with a "C" average or the second semester in a college level foreign language completes the requirement.
6Departmental waivers will be given for AET 1323, and six hours of Concentration Electives.
7Upper Division Technical Development. Choose from: AET 3113, 4002, 4853.
8Choose from CHM 1040G, 1310G & 1315G, PHY 1161G & 1162G.

Richland Community College was founded in 1971. The faculty and staff of Richland are committed to meeting the challenges of the new economies and technologies. They are committed to providing the leadership and education required to create a talented pool of people who will help Central Illinois grow and prosper in an increasingly complex world. The following statement of purpose and mission and the requisite goals outline the blueprint, the plan, and the process by which Richland will meet the challenges of the 21st Century. The primary purpose of Richland Community College is to improve the quality of life in Central Illinois by actively serving the educational needs of the people, organizations, and institutions it serves. The College pledges to provide equal access to education and training for all citizens regardless of race, age, gender, religion, national origin, ethnic background, or disability. The mission of Richland Community College is to offer educational programs that enable students to achieve their potential through higher education by obtaining the abilities, attitudes, and skills needed for personal and professional growth.

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.

James Hess
Richland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521
217-875-7211 ext. 473
Dr. Wafeek Wahby
Donna Dawson
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, 2011 through August 15, 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 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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