2014-15 Catalog

ASA Degree Requirements

Associate in Science Degree

(Emphasis in Agriculture)

The following curriculum is designed to satisfy the basic lower division requirements for agriculture majors at most senior institutions. The agriculture classes listed below are offered in partnership with the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, through a blend of Internet-based instruction and specially scheduled lab days to complete the agriculture transfer course requirements. Students enrolling in this curriculum are urged to meet with an advisor at the senior institution to review course selections and transfer plans.

Transfer Program between Carl Sandburg College and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

General Information This Curriculum Guide outlines a set of required and recommended courses that may guide students at Carl Sandburg College interested in completing a Bachelor’s Degree at the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The majors offered in the College of ACES include: Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Agricultural Leadership and Science Education, Animal Sciences, Crop Sciences, Food Sciences and Human Nutrition, Horticulture,Human Development and Family Studies, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Technical Systems Management.

Descriptions of each of these majors and their concentrations may be found at www.aces.illinois.edu. Specific recommendations for Carl Sandburg College courses that will meet the requirements for each of the majors are listed below.

To learn more about the transferability of courses not on this list, please use the U Select Website www.transfer.org in conjunction with the University of Illinois General Education course listing http://courses.illinois.edu/cis/gened/ or contact the ACES Academic Programs Office (contact info below).

Students completing the prescribed course sequences at Carl Sandburg College, meeting the stated GPA requirement, and submission of a full application with supporting documentation, will be admitted to the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois. Acceptance into a specific major and concentration will be based on the individual student’s meeting of the requirements, conditions and considerations listed for that program, including space in that major or concentration.

I. Agriculture Requirements12
Select three courses from the following:
Introduction to Animal Science
Introduction to Crop Science
Introductory Soil Science
Introduction to Horticultural Science
II. General Education Requirements41
A. Communications9
Freshman Composition 1
   and Freshman Composition 2 *
Introduction to Public Speaking
B. Humanities9
Select one course from Fine Arts:
Art Appreciation
Art: Prehistoric to 1400
Art: 1400 to Present Day
Music in the Western World
Introduction to American Music
Non-Western Music
Theatre Arts Appreciation
Theatre History
Select one course from Humanities:
Introduction to Fiction
Introduction to Drama
Introduction to Poetry
American Literature 1
American Literature 2
British Literature 1
British Literature 2
Women's Literature
Select three additional hours from either Humanities or Fine Arts
C. Social Sciences9
Select three courses from the following:
(Must select one or more courses from 3 subject areas)
ECO.101Introduction to Economics3
Principles of Macro Economics
Principles of Micro Economics
Human Geography
World Regional Geography
American History to 1877
American Hist From 1877
Western Civilization 1
Western Civilization 2
History of Africa: 1500 to Present
American Goverment & Politics
State & Local Government
International Relations
Comparative Government
Introduction to Psychology
Social Psychology
The Social Psychology of Aging
Child Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Contemporary Social Problems
Marriage and the Family
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Diversity
Gender & Society
D. Science/Mathematics14
Science **8
Select one course from Life Sciences:
General Biology
General Zoology
General Botany
Environmental Science
Human Biology
Select one course from Physical Sciences:
Concepts of Chemistry
General Chemistry 1
The Physical Universe
General Physics 1 (MATH)
Math6
Select two courses from the following:
Concepts of Mathematics (MATH)
Math for Elementary Teaching 2
Finite Mathematics
Calculus for Business Or Social Science
Statistics
Calculus With Analytic Geometry 1
Calculus With Analytic Geometry 2
Calculus With Analytic Geometry 3
Statistics for Social Science (One or the other, but not both)
General Education Statistics
III. Electives8
Choose 8 credit hours from any elective area. ***
Credit hours may come from additional agriculture major courses.
IV. Other Requirements3
Human Relations Course — Select one course from the following:
Art Appreciation
Art: 1400 to Present Day
Introduction to Fiction
Introduction to Drama
Introduction to Poetry
American Literature 1
American Literature 2
African American Literature
Human Geography
World Regional Geography
Western Civilization 1
Western Civilization 2
History of Africa: 1500 to Present
Music in the Western World
Introduction to American Music
Non-Western Music
Music History & Literature
Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Social Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Contemporary Social Problems
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Diversity
Gender & Society
Interpersonal Communication
Theatre Arts Appreciation
Residency Requirement — (Complete 15 semester hours at Sandburg)
GPA Required for Graduation — 2.0 on 4.0 scale
Minimum Credit Hours For Completion64
*

grades of "C" or better required for both courses

**

at least one course must be a lab course

***

CIS.112 Computer Software Applications is recommended.

Additional UIUC Requirements:

  • All transfer applicants must have completed either three years of one language other than English in high school or through the second level (2 semesters) of one language other than English in college prior to the desired term of entry.
  • The college's graduation requirement is satisfied by completion through the third year of one language other than English in high school or through the third level (3 semesters) of one language other than English in college.
  • If General Chemistry II is required for degree completion, it is strongly recommended that CHM.120 General Chemistry 2 be completed prior to transfer.