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Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

In addition to the General Requirements for a Degree, candidates for the degree of Associate in Science must complete at least 60 semester hours of TRANSFER CREDIT courses including the General Education requirements shown below. Check current IAI transfer status by confirming at www.iTransfer.org. See the ICC college catalog for further IAI descriptions.  Courses labeled occupational credit (OC) in course descriptions may not be applied to degree requirements.

All students who earn the Associate in Science Degree must complete the specific degree requirements in effect for the Associate in Science degree at the time of petition for graduation.

A. English: (6 semester hours) ENGL 110 and 111

To fulfill this requirement, a student must receive a grade of "C" or better in each of the two courses.


B. Communication:  (3 semester hours) COMM 110, COMM 212

 

C. Social Science: (9 semester hours)  These courses must be taken in at least two of the following disciplines:

  1. Economics: ECON 110,111
  2. Geography: GEOG 112 or 113, 116, 118, 200
  3. History/International Studies: HIST 117, 118, 201, 202, 231; INTST 130, 134 
  4. Political Science: POLSC 115, 119, 120, 122, 124 
  5. Psychology: PSY 110, 202, 210*, 220 
  6. Social Science: SSC 111 or INTST 140 
  7. Sociology: SOC 110, 114, 120, 213, 218*, 219

*Either PSY 210 or SOC 218 satisfies IAI requirements


D.  Mathematics: (6-8 semester hours)  At least one of these courses must be taken from Group I, and the other may be taken from either Group I or Group II. 

  1. Group I (3-6 semester hours) MATH 110, 111 or 211, 122, 134, 135, 201, 222, 223, 224
  2. Group II (Transfer credit, but NOT IAI approved courses for General Education) MATH 115, 120, 124, 165, 190, 200, 230, 250

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E.  Sciences: (8 semester hours)  Both courses must contain a laboratory experience.  One of these courses must be a Life Science and one must be a Physical Science.

  1. Life Sciences (4 semester hours): Biology:  BIOL 110, 111, 114, 115, 120, 130, 140, 160, 205, 250
  2. Physical Sciences: Chemistry:  CHEM 110, 115, 120, 130; Earth Science:  EASC:  111, 116, 118, 250; Physical Science:  PHYSC 110, 114; Physics:  PHYS 110, 120

 

F. Humanities/Fine Arts: (9 semester hours)  At least one of these General Education courses must be a Humanities course and at least one must be a Fine Arts course. The third course may be taken from either group.

  1. Humanities: (3-6 semester hours)
    1. Foreign Language:  ARA 211 or CHN 211 or FR 211 or GER 211 or SPAN 211
    2. History:  HIST 111, 112
    3. Humanities/International Studies:  HUMAN 123, 124 or 125, 129; INTST 132 or 133
    4. Literature:  LIT 110, 111, 115, 117, 119, 120, 122, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 230, 250
    5. Philosophy:  PHIL 110, 111, 112, 115, 116
  2. Fine Arts:  (3-6 semester hours)
    1. Art:  ART 110, 142, 150, 151
    2. Film:  FILM 110
    3. Humanities: HUMAN 128
    4. Mass Communication:  MCOMM 224
    5. Music:  MUS 148, 149, 150
    6. Theatre:  THTRE 110 or 111

While a foreign language is NOT required for graduation at ICC, students are strongly advised to check the requirements of the program at the college or university to which they intend to transfer.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110; Life Science; Humanities; COMM 110; Electives

Spring Semester 1:
ENGL 111; Social Science; Physical Science; Fine Arts; Electives

Fall Semester 2:
Social Science; Mathematics; Electives

Spring Semester 2:
Humanities/Fine Arts; Social Science; Electives


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
COMMUNICATION *3
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *4
MATHEMATICS *6 to 8
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
ELECTIVES 19 to 21

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.

For Program Information Contact:

Academic Affairs Office

Room L431

East Peoria Campus