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Transfer Program - History - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL
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History (AA.HIS)



This is a sample list of major requirements. Consult a counselor or academic advisor before registering. Four-year college requirements vary from college to college.


Specific graduation requirements are identified through degree audit. Additional developmental courses in math, reading and English may be required based on placement scores. Only courses with a course number of 100 or higher meet graduation requirements for AA/AS/AES degrees.


For more information contact:
Social Science/Education Division Chair
(217) 234-5331
cjarrell@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 N/A
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I *
3
HIS 155
A survey of early American history viewed with an emphasis on the political, social, economic, and ideological foundations of the Republic. Major topics include colonialism, revolution, federalism, nationalism, sectionalism, expansion, slavery, religion, Civil War.

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U.S. History I
3
N/A

Math (IAI M1) *
3
N/A

Science (IAI P)
4
N/A

Humanities/Fine Arts (IAI H)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
ENG 121
Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


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Composition II *
3
HIS 156
Views U.S. History since the end of Reconstruction with emphasis on how the domestic and international conflicts helped shape our modern society.

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U.S. History II
3
N/A

Science (IAI L)
4
N/A

Humanities/Fine Arts (IAI F)
3
N/A

Math (IAI M1) and/
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 

Second Year
First Semester
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Introduction to Speech Communication
3
HIS 250
A survey of the political, economic, cultural and social development of Western Civilization to 1660. Topics include prehistory, ancient near east, Greco-Roman world, Germanic migrations, middle ages, Renaissance and Reformation, and the beginnings of the Modern World.

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Western Civilization to 1660
3
N/A

Humanities/Fine Arts (IAI H)
3
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
HIS 153
The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

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History and Culture of the Third World
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
HIS 252
Survey of Western Civilization with topics including absolutism, the rise of modern science, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Ideology, Imperialism, the Russian Revolutions, World War I, the Rise of Totalitarianism, World War II and the Contemporary Age.

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Western Civilization from 1660 to Present
3
POS 160
The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

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American National Government
3
N/A

Electives
8
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
EDU 100
An overview of the American education system. Social, historical and philosophical foundations give perspective to an examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. A 30 hours practical lab is required for this course.

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Introduction to Education
3
HED 200
This course is designed to explore the most important health issues current and past. Helping students to make responsible decisions that will affect them throughout their life. Focus will be on interrelating behavior with one's own health decisions.

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Principles of Health
3
PED 285
An individual approach to assist students to develop a lifetime of wellness through fitness. The course includes a thorough physical fitness/risk factor assessment battery. Students will be required 2 hours of physical workout a week.

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Fitness for Life
3
HIS 154
N/A

History of Latin America
3
   


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