Overview

IECC offers excellent transfer programs for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university. The Associate in Arts degree fulfills requirements of the IAI General Education Core Curriculum, allowing for a smooth transition to any of the 100+ participating Illinois institutions. After successful completion of this degree, a student can generally transfer with junior status. It is the student’s responsibility to work closely with an advisor so that electives are appropriate, transferable, and applicable to the student’s major at the transfer college or university

Program and/or Course Requirements

The header for each group indicates the number of HOURS and/or COURSES that are needed from each for this degree.

Communications - Required 3 Courses (9 Hours)

  • Composition I
  • Composition & Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Effective Speaking

Mathematics - Required (3 Hours)

  • Liberal Arts Math
  • Geometry for Elementary Majors
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Applied Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

Physical and Life Sciences - Required (7 Hours) Include 1 life, 1 physical & 1 lab

  • General Biology I
  • General Biology II
  • Environmental Biology
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Introduction to Human Genetics
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • General Chemistry I
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Introductory Meteorology
  • General Geology
  • Physical Geology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Survey of Physics
  • Physics I
  • General Physics I
  • Intro to Physical Science
  • Introduction to Astronomy
  • Introduction to Astronomy Lab

Humanities / Fine Arts - Required (9 Hours) Include at least: 1 humanities and 1 fine arts

Humanities

  • Introduction to Literature
  • American Literature to 1855
  • American Literature Since 1855
  • English Literature to 1800
  • English Literature Since 1800
  • World Literature to 1620
  • World Literature Since 1620
  • Women in Literature
  • Understanding Poetry
  • Understanding Drama
  • Understanding the Short Story
  • Children's Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Mythology
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Intermediate Spanish II

Humanities/Fine Arts

  • Introduction to Asian Culture
  • Forging the American Character

Fine Arts

  • Cinema Appreciation
  • Art History I
  • Understanding Art
  • Art History II
  • Non-Western Art
  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Intro to Art Music and Theatre
  • Music Appreciation
  • History of American Music
  • Music in Multicultural America
  • World Music
  • Music History I
  • Music History II

Social and Behavioral Sciences - Required (9 Hours) Include courses from at least 2 disciplines

  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • World Geography
  • History of Eastern Civilizations I
  • History of Eastern Civilizations II
  • Western Civilization Before 1600 AD
  • Western Civilization After 1600 AD
  • World History to 1500
  • World History Since 1500
  • U.S. History to 1877
  • U.S. History Since 1877
  • Intro to Latin American Culture
  • State and Local Government
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • General Psychology I
  • Psychological Aspects of Aging
  • Child Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Human Growth and Development
  • The Sociology of Sex & Gender
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Social Problems and Trends
  • Marriage & Family

Foreign Language - Required (8 Hours)

  • 2 Semesters
    of the Same Language

P.E. / Health / Nutrition - Required (2 Hours)

  • Health
  • Standard First Aid
  • Multimedia First Aid
  • Drug and Alcohol Education
  • Nutrition
  • PEG, PEI, PTE Course

Major / Elective Credit - 17 Semester Hours

College Orientation - Highly Recommended (1 Hour)

Program Total: 64

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

Program taught in:
  • English

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