Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide

From A.A.S. Agriculture Business and Supply to B.A. Communication Studies

Lake Land College - year 1

Semester 1

ENG 120 Compostition I 3
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology 3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies 2
MAT 116 or IAI Math A General Education Math 3
AGR 046 Introduction to Agriculture Occupations 1
AGR 050 or 205 Soils or Introduction to Soil Sciences 3 - 4
AGR 060 or 206 Animal Husbandry or Introduction to Animal Science 3
    18 - 19

Semester 2

ENG 121 A Compostition II 3
CHM 101 A Physical Science II 3
SPE 111 A Public Speaking 3
AGR 041 Supervised Occupational Experience I 3
AGR 049 OSHA Agricultural Machinery Safety 1
AGR 111 Introduction to Agriculture Software 2
AGR 152 or 063 Intensive Crop Scouting 2 - 3
    17 - 18

Semester 3

AGR 042 Supervised Occupational Experience II 2 - 3
AGR 120 or 207 Agricultural Econ or Intro to Agriculture Econ 3
AGR 053 Integrated Pest Management 3
    8 - 9

Lake Land College - year 2

Semester 1

AGR 052 or 204 Prin of Crop Prod or Prin of Field Crop Science 3
AGR 151 GPS/Applications in Ag 3
AGR 043 Supervised Occupational Experience III 3
AGR 131 Agricultural Business Financing 2
AGR 134 Business Analysis and Records 2

Semester 2

POS 160 A American National Government 3
AGR 044 Supervised Occupational Experience IV 3 - 4
AGR 123 Marketing of Agricultural Products 2 - 3
AGR 132 Retailing of Agricultural Supplies 2
AGR 133 Agricultural Salesmanship 2 - 3
    15 - 18

Total: 75 - 81 Semester Hours

Eastern Illinois University - year 3

Semester 1

SPC 2010 Introduction to Communication Theories 3
SPC 2030 Applied Communication 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 C HUM or FA Gen Ed - Upper Level 3

Semester 2

SPC 2020 Communication Research 3
SPC 2040 Argumentation and Critical Thinking 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 C FA Gen Ed - Upper Level 3

Eastern Illinois University - year 4

Semester 1

 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 C Soc Sci Gen Ed 3

Semester 2

 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
 B SPC Elective - Upper Level 3
  Senoir Seminar 3
  Elective - Upper Level 3
Total: 60 Semester Hours
Program Total: 135 - 141 Semester Hours
A - Counts towards IAI General Education requirements. English and Speech require a "C" or better for graduation.
B - May require a prerequisite.
C - May choose Speech Communication courses from any Option.
NOTE - Must apply to Eastern one year prior to enrollment. Have official transcript sent from Lake Land Colleg and high school.
NOTE - Completion of the second semester of a single foreign language is a 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, located in the east central Illinois community of Charleston, is recognized among the Midwest's top quality public universities. Eastern is ranked fifth among all public Midwestern universities with master's programs, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2002 guide to "America's Best Colleges." Eastern is the only Illinois public University to be distinguished in this way. The University enrolls more than 10,000 students annually who can select from a broad range of academic programs and degree offerings. The Eastern experience can best be described as "Big Enough to Matter, Small Enough to Care." Students attending Eastern receive a high quality education characterized by small class sizes taught by a dedicated and caring faculty who place student success as their top priority.

Curt Rincker
Division Chair, Agriculture
Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938-9366
Stephen King
Chair, Department of Communication Studies
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 15, 2003 through August 14, 2005 .

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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