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Transfer FCC LTC OCC WVC 
This transfer program is one of the most popular transfer programs (AA, AS, and ASA) taken by students at Illinois Eastern Community Colleges. If you do not see the particular area in which you are interested, please contact one of our academic advisors to assist you. Many other majors can be easily programmed into a transfer associate degree to meet your needs. We would be happy to assist you in achieving your educational goals. These are examples of major requirements including the General Education Core Curriculum (GECC). Four-year college requirements vary from college to college. Consult an academic advisor for specific college requirements before registering for classes listed below.

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First Year
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CHM 1120
Introductory Chemistry
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This course examines definitions, history, and theories of chemistry. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, mole concept, and stoichiometry. Also discussed are gas laws, solutions, and acid-base equilibrium. The course is recommended for non-science majors, nursing and allied health majors. Science credit is not granted for both CHM 1120 and CHM 1130. PREREQUISITES:PRE 0420 Intermediate Algebra or high school algebra.

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PHY 1110
Survey of Physics
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PHY 1110 is designed for non-science majors. This course emphasizes the relevance of physics to twenty-first century living. The guiding principle in selecting topics for this course is to present basic concepts that are relevant to an informed individual in today's society. The student will be involved not only in the body of knowledge that is physics but also in the method that is in physics. Credit for this course cannot be applied toward a major or minor in physics. Credit for this course cannot be awarded to an individual who has successfully completed a previous course in college physics. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in REM 0421 Beginning Algebra, or a grade of C or better in the first year of high school algebra, or a sufficient score on the placement test.

EDU 1114
Educating Exceptional Children
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Introductory course is an overview of special educational services for exceptional children. It surveys all areas of exceptionality, including identification, intervention strategies, methods, and programs to meet the student's special needs. Identification and utilization of legal aspects including applicable federal and state laws, structure of services, role of general classroom and special education personnel, background knowledge in classroom management, and remediation of behaviors will be discussed. Techniques for gathering, analyzing, and utilizing assessment data for developing IEP will be covered. Awareness of the role of general education and the inclusion of the exceptional individual including accommodations and modification of academic standards will be discussed. Impact of the exceptional individual on family, public school education, and transition for this individual after completion of their public school program will be covered. Awareness of concerns for the future of special education for exceptional individuals will be discussed.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

ENG 1121
Composition & Analysis
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ENG 1121 provides further training and practice in the comprehension and expression of written English. It focuses on organization, logic, and correct research techniques and format, including American Psychological Association and/or Modern Language Association parenthetical noting and bibliographic citations. It also includes an introduction to one genre of literature and the writing of a critical analysis of a piece of literature. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. PREREQUISITE: ENG 1111 Composition I. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used as humanities credit)

GECC
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GEN 1103
College Orientation/Personal Development
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This course is designed to acquaint the student with the community college, to develop the skills necessary to succeed in college work, and to teach the student how systematically to approach the world of work. Includes the college's organization, offerings, services, role in the community, personal goal setting, motivation and awareness of self; learning modes and library and learning resource skills.

LSC 1101
General Biology I
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This is a general introduction to the evolutionary study of life. A brief history of biology, natural selection, cell theory, cell structure and function, chemistry of life, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, cell division, patterns of inheritance, DNA, biotechnology, developmental biology and reproduction will be included. Related laboratory exercises will be incorporated. This course is the first class in an introductory sequence for biological sciences majors. NO PREREQUISITE.

PSY 1101
General Psychology I
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A survey of the study of human and animal behavior with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics may include the biology of behavior, sensation, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior, and individual differences. NO PREREQUISITE.

SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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Short informative and persuasive speeches are prepared and presented. This course places emphasis on selection and organization of materials, methods of securing interest and attention, and elements of delivery as well as characteristics of effective criticism and listening.

PLS 2101
Government of the United States
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This course is a survey of the Constitutional government of the United States, civil rights, organizational procedures of national government, the media and public interest groups.

Term Total
30
Second Year
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ELEC
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ART 2101
Understanding Art
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Understanding Art is an introduction to the creation, perception, evaluation and nature of visual art. This course examines the principles and elements used in the creation of art and its major forms of presentation. This course will give the student a broader appreciation of art and is designed to partially fulfill the humanities requirement.

EDU 2107
Preclinical Experiences in Education
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This course is designed to give those students who are majoring in the field of education the opportunity to observe certified teachers teaching, assist in teaching and the preparation of educational materials.

HIS 1104
History of Eastern Civilizations I
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This course covers political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Asian world from the Mongols to 1600. PREREQUISITE: Reading and writing skills at the college level.

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HIS 1105
History of Eastern Civilizations II
4
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This course covers political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Asian world from 1600 to present. PREREQUISITE: Reading and writing skills at the college level.

GECC
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3
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GECC
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3
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GECC
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4
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HIS 2101
U.S. History to 1877
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In this course students will study the colonial period; the independence movement; the framing and adoption of the Constitution; the growth of American nationality; Western development and Jacksonian Democracy; Manifest Destiny and the slave controversy; and the Civil War.

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HIS 2102
U.S. History Since 1877
3
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In this course students will study Reconstruction; the new industrial society and the agrarian movement; the war with Spain; the United States as a world power; the progressive movement; the First World War; post war problems; the Depression and the New Deal; the Second World War and foreign and domestic post war problems.

PSY 2109
Human Growth and Development
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This course is a study of the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of the individual across the entire human lifespan. Emphasis is placed upon development of emotional states, typical patterns of adjustments, principles of human growth, and practical applications of research findings to everyday life. PREREQUISITE: PSY 1101 General Psychology I or consent of instructor.

Term Total
34
Program Total
64


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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