Eastern Illinois University and Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Transfer Guide

From A.S.A. Psychology to B.S. Communication Disorders and Sciences

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - year 1

Semester 1

ENG 11111 Composition I (ENG 1001G) 3
PSY 1101 General Psychology I (PSY 1879G) 3
  IAI Humanities (HUM GEN ED) 3
MTH 1102 College Algebra (MAT 1271 or 1400) 4
  Elective 2 - 3
    15 - 16

Semester 2

ENG 11211 Composition & Analysis (ENG 1002G) 3
LSC 2111 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 2001G) 4
PSY 2104 or 2109 Child Psychology or Human Growth and Development (PSY 3515 or ELE 2320) 3
MTH 1131 Introduction to Statistics (MAT 2250G) 3
  IAI Fine Arts (FA GEN ED) 3

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - year 2

Semester 1

2SPE 1101 1 Fundamentals of Effective Speaking (CMN 1310G) 3
SOC 2101 Principles of Sociology (PSY 1838G) 3
  PSY Elective 3
  IAI Physical Science (PHS GEN ED) 4
  Elective3 3

Semester 2

PLS 2101 Government of the United States (PLS 1153G) 3
PSY 2111 Abnormal Psychology (PSY 3780) 3
  PSY Elective 3
  IAI Hum/Fine Arts (HUM/FA GEN ED) 3
  Elective3 3

Total: 62 - 63 Semester Hours

Eastern Illinois University - year 3

Semester 1

4CDS 2000 Introduction to Communication Disorders & Sciences 1
CDS 2200 Language Acquisition 3
CDS 2500 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech, Language, Swallowing, and Hearing Mechanism 3
PHY 1071 Physics of Sound and Music 3
PHY 1072 Physics of Sound and Music Laboratory 1
  Elective 3

Semester 2

4CDS 2800 Speech Sciences 3
CDS 2100 Phonetics and Phonological Development 3
  Elective (Upper Division) 3
  Elective (Upper Division) 3

Eastern Illinois University - year 4

Semester 1

CDS 3100 Phonological Assessment and Remediation 3
CDS 3200 Developmental Language Disorders 3
CDS 4300 Introduction to Audiology 3
CDS 3700 Diagnosis and Treatment of Communication Disorders 3
CDS 4760 Voice Production and Disorders 3
EIU 4____ Senior Seminar 3

Semester 2

CDS 3500 Neurological/Embryological Aspects of Communication 3
CDS 3900 Introduction to Clinical Techniques in Communication Disorders and Sciences 2
CDS 4350 Aural Rehabilitation 3
CDS 4600 Seminar in Communication Disorders and Sciences 3
CDS 4800 Communication Modalities 3
CDS 4820 Language and Literacy 2
Total: 60 Semester Hours
Program Total: 122 - 123 Semester Hours
1Must have a grade of "C" or better in ENG 1111 (ENG 1001G), ENG 1121 (ENG 1002G), SPE 1101 (CMN 1310G).
2Apply to Eastern and have official transcripts sent now and after each semester completed.
3Two courses in a single Foreign Language is required for graduation. Students are exempt if 2 years of a single high school Foreign Language with a "C" average is completed.
4Students are provisional CDS majors their first year at Eastern. Students must earn and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA at EIU and a 2.75 GPA to register for subsequent upper-division CDS courses

NOTE: CDS 4900, Clinical Practice will be waived in accordance with the transfer agreement.

NOTE: The Master's Degree is the required level of training for Certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Illinois State Board of Education, and the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District #529 (IECC) is located in a 3,000 square-mile area of southeastern Illinois near the Illinois-Indiana border. The multi-campus district includes Frontier Community College at Fairfield, Lincoln Trail College at Robinson, Olney Central College at Olney, and Wabash Valley College at Mt. Carmel. Each of the colleges is located in a small-town setting, with convenient access to larger cities in Illinois and Indiana. The colleges serve as centers for educational and cultural excellence, attracting not only recent high school graduates but also many older students who are upgrading their skills, earning the first two years of a four-year degree, or participating in plays, concerts, and seminars. The College District also includes a highly successful Workforce Education program which provides short-term training for some 10,000 employees each year at plant sites throughout the state of Illinois and in other states and countries as well.

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.

Rita Adams
Program Director
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
IECC District 259 Office
233 East Chestnut
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 393-2982
Angela Anthony
Chair, Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences
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 23, 2010 through August 24, 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 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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