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Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
This program of study sequence is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. The student is encouraged to enroll in courses required at the transferring institution so it is important that each student determine as early as possible which institution he/she is planning to attend after completion of courses at Illinois Central College.

Admission to the Program:

The student enrolling in this curriculum should be in the upper half of his/her high school class or have an ACT composite score of 20 or above. Job availability will be dependent upon the major at the four-year institution. Students are encouraged to complete the following courses in high school: (1) three or four years of mathematics; (2) two or three years of science; (3) four years of English; and (4) two to four years of agriculture (where offered).

High School Recommendations:  3-4 years of mathematics; 2-3 years of science; 4 years of English; and 2-4 year of agriculture (where offered)

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110; Life Science; AGRI 110; ECON 110; Mathematics

Spring Semester 1:
ENGL 111; Physical Science; AGBUS 110; AGMEC 110; Mathematics

Fall Semester 2:
AGRI 204; Social Science; COMM 110, Humanities; Fine Arts

Spring Semester 2:
AGRI 200; AGBUS 115; Humanities/Fine Arts; Social Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *4
MATHEMATICS *3 to 4
MATHEMATICS *3
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
AGBUS 110INTRODUCTORY ECONOMICS OF FOOD, FIBER, AND NATURAL RESOURCES 3
AGBUS 115COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE 3
AGMEC 110INTRODUCTORY AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION 3
AGRI 110PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL SCIENCE 4
AGRI 200INTRODUCTORY SOIL SCIENCE 4
AGRI 204INTRODUCTORY CROP SCIENCE 4

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.

For Program Information Contact:
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building
Room 118
(309) 694-5171