Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College Transfer Guide



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


Lake Land College - year 1


Semester 1

ENG 1201 Composition I (ENG 1001G) 3
SPE 1111 Public Speaking (CMN 1310G) 3
BIO 100 Bio-Science I (BIO 1001G/1100) 4
CHM 150 General Chemistry I (CHM 1310G/1315G) 4
  IAI SOC SCI (SOS Gen Ed) 3
    17

Semester 2

ENG 1211 Composition II (ENG 1002G) 3
BIO 116 General Zoology (BIO 1300G) 3
CHM 151 General Chemistry II (CHM 1410/1415) 4
MAT 1302 College Algebra (MAT 1400) 3
  IAI Humanities (HUM Gen Ed) 3
    16


Lake Land College - year 2


Semester 1

3BIO 111 General Botany (BIO 1200G) 4
CHM 243&253 Organic Chemistry (CHM 2440/2445) 4
MAT 1322 Trigonometry (MAT 1330) 3
ESC 106 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GEG Elective) 4
  IAI SOC SCI (SOS Gen Ed) 3
    18

Semester 2

BIO 212 Vertebrate Zoology (BIO 3950) 3
MAT 2412 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (MAT 1441G) 5
  IAI Fine Arts (HUM/FA Gen Ed) 3
  IAI HUM/FA (HUM/FA Gen Ed) 3
  IAI SOC SCI (SOS Gen Ed) 3
    17

Total: 68 Semester Hours



Eastern Illinois University - year 3


Semester 1

BIO 1150 Biology Forum 1
BIO 3800 Ecology 4
PHY 1151G/1152G Principles of Physics I/Principles of Physics I Laboratory 4
BIO 3120 Molecular and Cellular Biology 4
  BIO elective4 (Upper level) 3 - 4
    16 - 17

Semester 2

PHY 1161G Principles of Physics II 3
PHY 1162G Principles of Physics II Laboratory 1
BIO 3200 Genetics 4
BIO 4750 or  MAT 2250G Biometrics or Elementary Statistics 3 - 4
  BIO Elective4 (Upper level) 3 - 4
  BIO Elective4 (Upper level) 3 - 4
    17 - 20



Eastern Illinois University - year 4


Semester 1

EIU 4____ Senior Seminar 3
BIO 3510 or 3520 Plant Physiology or Animal Physiology 4
  BIO Elective4 (Upper level) 3 - 4
  BIO Elective4 (Upper level) 3 - 4
  Foreign Language or Elective4,5 3
    16 - 18

Semester 2

BIO 4984 Organic Evolution 3
  BIO Elective4 (Upper level) 3
  BIO Elective4 (Upper level) 3 - 4
  Elective4 3
  Foreign Language or Elective4,5 3
    15 - 16
Total: 64 - 71 Semester Hours
Program Total: 132 - 139 Semester Hours
1A Grade of "C" or better is required.

2 Math sequence is determined by Math Placement Exam.

3Apply to Eastern one year prior to enrollment. Have official transcripts sent from College and high school.

4Electives are chosen in consultation with Eastern Illinois University faculty advisor.

5Completion 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, 2010 through August 18, 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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