Academics

English

The English area of study is designed for students planning to transfer to a senior college or university for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students build a strong background in the humanities, writing and literature. The English course of study is designed for students who have as educational goals: (1) teaching elementary or secondary language arts; (2) business writing, advertising, publishing, or editorial work; (3) pre-professional majors, especially law; (4) undecided college transfer plans; or (5) self-improvement in the areas of reading and writing.

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
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS *3 to 4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *3 to 4
LIFE SCIENCE *3 to 4
INTERMEDIATE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II **4
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3

Recommended Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELEMENTARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE I 4
ELEMENTARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE II 4
INTERMEDIATE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I 4
LITERATURE ***3
LITERATURE ***3
LIT 110
or
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 
or
3
LIT 111THE SHORT STORY AND THE NOVEL 3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELECTIVE 1

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts degree.
** Serves as a Humanities course requirement.
*** Must be a 200-level Literature course.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; Foreign Language I; PSY 110; Mathematics; Humanities; Life Science
Spring Semester 1ENGL 111; Foreign Language II; Physical Science; LIT 110 or LIT 111
Fall Semester 2Intermediate Foreign Language I; Social Science; COMM 110; Literature; Science
Spring Semester 2Intermediate Foreign Language II; Social Science; Literature, Fine Arts

Program Contact Information

Humanities

East Peoria Campus

Academic Building, Room 314C

(309) 694-5342

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