Eastern Illinois University and William Rainey Harper College Transfer Guide



From A.A., A.S., A.F.A., A.A.S. or A.G.S Degree to BGS/BA Degree


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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 BGS/BA.

All credits earned at Harper College, with the exception of remedial courses, which meet graduation requirements of a Harper College A.A., A.S., or A.F.A. degree will be accepted in transfer to the BGS/BA degree program at Eastern Illinois University.

Graduation Requirements:
 40 credit hours junior/senior level courses
 20 credit hours taken from EIU
 12 credit hours - scientific 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 - BGS orientation
Satisfy the writing portfolio requirements

Maintain a 2.0 GPA
 
Please contact the Bachelor in General Studies Office at 217-581-5618 and make an appointment with an advisor to discuss your schedule.


With a firm commitment to the dignity and significance of each individual, Harper College strives to help each student find his or her place in the world. We seek to provide the necessary training so that every student can achieve his or her personal goals. And, above all, we desire to create an environment in which questions may be asked, theories may be tested and every student who passes through our doors may realize his or her full potential. This has been our goal for more than three decades. It will guide us through the new millennium.


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 distiguished 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.

Sheryl Otto
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Transfer Coordinator
William Rainey Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
847-925-6738
sotto@harpercollege.edu
Carrie Johnson
Director, BGS/BA Degree Program
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 16, 2012 through August 15, 2016 .

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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