Academics

Education (Special)

Requirements for admission to four-year colleges and universities vary a great deal. Illinois Central College has articulated agreements with several area universities to ensure ease in transfer of credits upon completion of the Associate in Arts Degree.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Recommended General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
COMM 110INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *6
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
MATHEMATICS *3
LIFE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL SCIENCE *7 to 8
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *9

Recommended Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 111INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN EDUCATION 3
EDUC 212FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION 3
EDUC 213DIVERSE LEARNERS IN THE CLASSROOM 3
MATHEMATICS **3 to 5
PSY 202CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT 3
PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE ***3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELECTIVES ****5 to 6

* See an advisor as course selection depends on discipline and transfer institution as well as meet Associate in Arts Degree requirements.
** Second math course can come from either Group 1 or Group 2.
*** Most transfer institutions will require an additional Psychology Course - see transfer institution for specific course.
**** See an advisor as course selection depends on discipline and transfer institution.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; PSY 110; EDUC 111; Math; COMM 110
Spring Semester 1ENGL 111; Social Science; Math; Humanities/Fine Arts; Elective
Fall Semester 2Life Science; Humanities/Fine Arts; Social Science; EDUC 213; PSY 202
Spring Semester 2Physical Science; Humanities/Fine Arts; EDUC 212; Psychology Elective; Elective

Program Contact Information

Arts and Behavioral Sciences

East Peoria Campus

Academic Building, Room 124A

(309) 694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training

General Bachelor Degree Transfer Options

Transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities. For additional transfer information, including information on transfer partnerships and transfer guides:

Transfer Planning