Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide

From A.S. Business Administration to B.S. Business - Accountancy

Lake Land College - year 1

Semester 1

BUS 142 Introduction to Business (CTE 1420) 3
ENG 1201 Composition I (ENG 1001G)1 3
MAT 130 College Algebra (MAT 1271) 3
  Gen Ed Course (IAI Humanities2) 3
  Gen Ed Course (IAI Life Science3) 3 - 4
    15 - 16

Semester 2

ENG 1211 Composition II (ENG 1002G1) 3
CIS 1601,4 Practical Software Applications (BUS 19501,4) 3
MAT 2101,4 Finite Mathematics (MAT 2120G1,4) 3
SPE 1111 Introduction to Speech Communication (CMN 1310G1) 3
  Gen Ed Course (IAI Physical Science3) 3 - 4
    15 - 16

Lake Land College - year 2

Semester 1

BUS 120 Business Career Development/Business Seminar(BUS 1000) 3
BUS 1514 Financial Accounting (BUS 21014) 3
BUS 200 Legal Environment of Business (BUS 2750) 3
ECO 231 Principles of Macroeconomics (ECN 2801G) 3
MAT 211 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences (MAT 2110G) 3
  Gen Ed Course (IAI Fine Arts2) 3

Semester 2

BUS 1521,4 Managerial Accounting (BUS 21021,4 3
BUS 2811,4 Business Statistics (BUS 28101,4) 3
ECO 232 Principles of Microeconomics (ECN 2802G) 3
  Gen Ed Course (IAI Fine Arts2 or Humanities) 3
  Gen Ed Course (IAI Social/Behavioral Science2 not economics) 3

Total: 63 - 65 Semester Hours

Eastern Illinois University - year 3

Semester 1

BUS 3010 Management and Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 3500 Management Information Systems 3
BUS 37101 Business Financial Management 3
ACC 32001 Financial Accounting Theory I 3
ACC 33001 Management and Cost Accounting 3

Semester 2

BUS 3200 International Business 3
BUS 3470 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 3950 Operations Management 3
ACC 32501 Financial Accounting Theory II 3
ACC 39001 Accounting Information Systems 3

Eastern Illinois University - year 4

Semester 1

ACC 44001 Federal Income Taxation I 3
ACC 45001 Advanced Accounting Theory 3
ACC 47001 Auditing and Assurance Services 3
  Elective 3
EIU 4_____ Senior Seminar 3

Semester 2

BUS 4360 Strategy and Policy 3
ACC 48001 Federal Income Taxation II 3
  Accounting Elective 3
  Elective 3
Total: 57 Semester Hours
Program Total: 120 - 122 Semester Hours
1Grade of "C" or better required.
2One course must fulfill non-Western culture requirement.
One course must be a lab course and general education science courses must total at least 7 semester hours.
4Business tool course required for admission to EIU School of Business.

See the following for admission to EIU School of Business.


Completion of the accountancy major (Bachelor of Science in Business in Accountancy degree) at Eastern Illinois University requires admission to the School of Business. Admission to EIU does not guarantee admission to the School of Business.

To qualify for admission to EIUís School of Business, students must have:

Completed 60semester hours of credit;

Completed all tool courses;

Earned a grade of C or better in the tool courses
*BUS 152 Managerial Accounting
*BUS 281Business Statistics
*CIS 160 Practical Software Applications
*MAT 210 Finite Math;

Earned a cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a scale of 4.0.

Admission to the Accountancy Program further requires a cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Students admitted to EIU are classified as pre-business until they complete the requirements for admission to the School of Business. A limited number of upper-division business courses are available to pre-business students.

Full-time students seeking to transfer to EIU should apply for admission in the first semester of their second year at Lake Land College. Students who wish to begin classes at EIU, for example, in the fall 2013 semester should apply in fall 2012. Transfer students who list accountancy as their intended major on their EIU application automatically will be evaluated for admission to the School of Business and to the Accountancy Program.

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
Mark Kattenbraker
Chair, Department of Physical Education
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 26, 2011 through August 25, 2014 .

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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