Eastern Illinois University and Moraine Valley Community College Transfer Guide



From A.A.S. Degree or A.A.T. Degree* to General Studies BA Degree


Moraine Valley Community College - year 1


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Moraine Valley Community College - year 2


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Eastern Illinois University - year 3


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Eastern Illinois University - year 4


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Students coming into Eastern Illinois University with an Applied Associate degree will need to meet the following requirements for completion of the General Studies BA Degree

All credits earned at Moraine Valley Community College, with the exception of remedial courses, which meet graduation requirements of a Moraine Valley Community College A.A.S. degree or A.A.T. degree will be accepted in transfer to the General Studies BA Degree program at Eastern Illinois University.

Students will need a total of 120 hours, with the following requirements within that total.

Graduation Requirements:
 40 credit hours junior/senior level courses
 20 credit hours taken from EIU
 12 credit hours - scientfic awareness/mathematics
 12 credit hours social/behavior sciences
 12 credit hours humanities/fine arts
  6 credit hours communication/language
  1 course - senior seminar
  1 course - cultural diversity
  1 course - BOT orientation

Maintain a 2.0 GPA
 
You must meet the following:
Satisfy the writing portfolio requirements
 

Please contact the General Studies BA Degree Office at 217-581-5618 and make an appointment with an advisor to discuss your schedule.

Please note that the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Degree Program is not a program through which students are able to earn teacher's certification.


Moraine Valley was founded in 1967, and has established a tradition of serving students and the community. The sixth largest community college in Illinois, Moraine Valley has a diversity of students of all ages and with many educational goals. The college offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs that provide students the first two years of an undergraduate degree or for transfer to a four-year college or university, or for immediate employment or job skills upgrades through short-term training. In addition, Moraine Valley offers continuing education opportunities, cultural activities, and other programs and services to benefit all residents for the community, regardless of age.


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.

Christina Carney-Simon
Transfer Coordinator
Moraine Valley Community College (C210), 9000 W. College Pkwy
Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 974-5753
Carney-SimonC@morainevalley.edu
Carrie Johnson
Director, General Studies BA Degree
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
217-581-5618
cejohnson@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 23, 2008 through August 18, 2012 .

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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