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Transfer
Secondary Education
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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FA2014
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EDU 1116
Introduction to Teaching
3
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This is an introductory course in professional education exploring the nature of teaching, its opportunities, and its responsibilities. It also offers an overview of American education as both a professional and a public enterprise. Other topics include:history and philosophy of education, school organization and governance, ethical and legal issues, the nature of teaching, curriculum and the social examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. At least fifteen hours of observation in a K-12 classroom are required.

ENG 1111
Composition I
3
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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
3
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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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GECC
Math marked
6
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GECC
Physical Science marked
4
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GEN 1103
College Orientation/Personal Development
1
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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
4
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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
3
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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.

Term Total
33
Second Year
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
ELEC
Concentration/Elective marked
12
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GECC
Fine Arts marked
3
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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.

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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.

PLS 2101
Government of the United States
3
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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.

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.

Term Total
31
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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