Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide



From A.S. Biological Sciences (non-teaching) to B.S. Environmental Biology Sciences


Lake Land College - year 1


Semester 1

ENG 120 1 Composition I 3
SPE 111 1 Public Speaking 3
BIO 100 Bio-Science I 4
CHM 150 General Chemistry I 4
 2 IAI SOC SCI 3
    17

Semester 2

ENG 121 1 Composition II 3
BIO 116 General Zoology 3
CHM 151 General Chemistry II 4
MAT 130 3 College Algebra 3
  IAI Humanities 3
    16


Lake Land College - year 2


Semester 1

3BIO 111 General Botany 4
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry 4
MAT 132 3 Trigonometry 3
ESC 106 5 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4
 2 IAI SOC SCI 3
    18

Semester 2

BIO 130 Environmental Science 4
MAT 241 3 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
  IAI Fine Arts 3
  IAI HUM/FA 3
ECO 231 2 Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics) 3
    18

Total: 69 Semester Hours



Eastern Illinois University - year 3


Semester 1

BIO 3800 Ecology 4
ESC 1300G or ESC 1400G Intro to Earth Sciences or Weather and Climate 4
BIO 3510 or 3520 Plant Physiology or Animal Physiology 4
PLS 3763 Environmental Politics and Policy 3
    15

Semester 2

BIO 3200G Genetics 4
BIO or MAT 4750 or 2250 Biometrics or Elementary Statistics 3 - 4
 5 Option Elective (Upper Level) 3
 6 Elective 3
 6 Elective 3
    16 - 17



Eastern Illinois University - year 4


Semester 1

  Sr. Seminar 3
 5 Option Elective 3
 6 Elective 3
 6 Elective 3
 6,7 Foreign Language or Elective 3 - 4
    15 - 16

Semester 2

BIO 4984 Organic Evolution 3
 5 Option Elective (Upper Level) 3
 5 Option Elective 3
 6 Elective 3
 6,7 Foreign Language or Elective 3 - 4
    15 - 16
Total: 61 - 64 Semester Hours
Program Total: 130 - 133 Semester Hours
1 - A grade of "C" or better is required.
2 - Students who transfer in 9 semester hours of IAI approved Social and Behavioral Sciences are exempt from Eastern's Constitution Requriement.
3 - Math sequence is determined by Math Placement Exam.
4 - Apply to Eastern one year prior to enrollment. Have enrollment. Have official transcripts sent from Lake Land College and high school.
Choose from: BIO3300, 3322, 3450, 3451, 3700, 3720, 3810, 3950, 3952, 4400, 4800, 4810, 4812, 4814, 4816, 4818, 4832, 4940, 4942, 4944, 4946, 4948, 4950, 4952, 4954, 4956; ESC 33, 3550; ECN 3810; GEG 3780, 4890 (ESC 106); GEL 4335; JOU/SPC 3920; REC 4600, 3860, 3900; PSY 3001
6 - Electives are chosen in consultation with Eastern Illinois University faculty advisor.
7 - Completion of the second semester of a single foreign language is a graduation 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 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.

Matt Madigan
Instructor, Chemistry
Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Boulevard
Mattoon, IL 61938
217-234-5309
mmadigan@lakeland.cc.il.us
Karen Gaines
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
217-581-3126
kfgaines@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, 2004 through August 18, 2006 .

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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