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English • Associate in Arts

Transfer Program

Colleague Code: AA.COM

Curriculum Code: AAD 100

Program Information:

This degree offers a wide variety of coursework from basic composition and communications to explorations of literature. This coursework helps students to write effectively, creatively, and provide students with the necessary groundwork for transfer to a four-year university.

  • This program is appropriate for transfer students.
  • Meets general education requirements.
  • Meets beginning course requirements for English majors.
  • Students planning to transfer are recommended to verify senior-institution requirements, which vary.
  • Students who are planning on teaching in a secondary school are required to have a specified ACT score or to take an alternative test (determined by the State of Illinois) prior to transferring to an upper-division institution. Students should contact their transfer institution for more specific information associated with possible tests required for advancement in that program and for more information associated with this.

For Program Information Contact:

English and Humanities Department at 217-786-2375 or see a Student Success Coach.

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester:

CMN 101Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

EGL 101Composition I

3

Social Science Selection

3

Humanities or Fine Arts Selection

3

Physical Science Selection

3-4

Second Semester:

EGL 102Composition II

3

HUM 101Introduction to Humanities

3

Social Science Selection

3

EGL 201Survey of British Literature I

3

OR

EGL 202Survey of British Literature II

3

OR

EGL 210Survey of American Literature: Colonial Era to Civil War

3

OR

EGL 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present

3

Program Course Selection

3

Third Semester:

Life Science Selection

3-4

MAT 104General Education Mathematics

3

EGL 201Survey of British Literature I

3

OR

EGL 202Survey of British Literature II

3

OR

EGL 210Survey of American Literature: Colonial Era to Civil War

3

OR

EGL 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present

3

Program Course Selection

3

Program Course Selection

3

Fourth Semester:

HIS 111United States History to 1877

3

OR

HIS 112United States History Since 1877

3

PHI 201Introduction to Logic

3

EGL 201Survey of British Literature I

3

OR

EGL 202Survey of British Literature II

3

OR

EGL 210Survey of American Literature: Colonial Era to Civil War

3

OR

EGL 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present

3

EGL 201Survey of British Literature I

3

OR

EGL 202Survey of British Literature II

3

OR

EGL 210Survey of American Literature: Colonial Era to Civil War

3

OR

EGL 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present

3

Program Course Selection

3

Course Requirements:

Required General Education Courses

Please see your Student Success Coach for course planning.

CMN 101Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

EGL 101Composition I

3

EGL 102Composition II

3

Recommended General Education Courses

HIS 111United States History to 1877

3

OR

HIS 112United States History Since 1877

3

 

HUM 101Introduction to Humanities

3

MAT 104General Education Mathematics

3

PHI 201Introduction to Logic

3

Humanities or Fine Arts Selection

3

Life Science Selection*

3-4

Physical Science Selection*

3-4

Social Science Selection

3

Social Science Selection

3

Total Credit Hours:28

A minimum of seven (7) credits must be earned in both the life and physical science areas; must be selected from the list of General Education Core Curriculum courses and must include one laboratory course.

 

Social science credits must be earned in at least two areas; see catalog or student success coach for options.

 

Recommended Program Courses

EGL 201Survey of British Literature I

3

EGL 202Survey of British Literature II

3

EGL 210Survey of American Literature: Colonial Era to Civil War

3

EGL 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present

3

Program Course Selection*

3

Program Course Selection

3

Program Course Selection

3

Program Course Selection

3

* If the foreign language graduation requirement that many upper-division colleges and universities require has not been met through high school courses, students should consider using the program course selections for that purpose.

Recommended Program Support Selections

Choose 12 credits from the courses listed below.

EGL 109Introduction to Literature: Multi Genre

3

EGL 110Introduction to Literature: Poetry

3

EGL 111Introduction to Literature: Novel

3

EGL 112Introduction to Literature: Drama

3

EGL 113Introduction to Literature: Heritage Studies in Ethnic Literature

3

EGL 114Introduction to the Film As Literature

3

EGL 120Introduction to Children's Literature

3

EGL 147Women's Literature

3

EGL 150Creative Writing: Fiction

3

EGL 151Creative Writing: Poetry

3

EGL 220Literary Masterpieces I

3

EGL 221Literary Masterpieces II

3

EGL 222Shakespeare

3

Humanities Selection

3