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Degree Completion Agreements

Governors State University 

GSU General Ed. Requirements  Hours  Transferable MVCC Courses
English/Communication 9 COM-101, 102, 103
Math  3-6 MTH-120, 122, 139, 141, 143, 145, 150, 151, 152, 212
Physical and Life Science
one course from Physical
 and one from Life Science, including at least one lab class required.
7-8 Physical—CHM-111, 131; EAS-120, 125, 130; GEL-150; PHS-101, 103; PHY-106 and 107,110 and 111, 150,203
Life—BIO-111, 112, 115, 119, 180; NAT-111, 112
Humanities and Fine Arts
3 hours from Humanities
3 hours from Fine Arts
plus 3 hours from either
9 Fine Arts—ART-110, 205, 206, 208, 209; MUS-106, 107; THE-105, 107, 110, 111
Humanities—FRE-101, 102, 202; GER-101, 102, 202; HUM-115; JPN-101, 102, 202; LIT-213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226; PHI-101, 110, 111, 120; SPA-101, 102, 220, 213
Humanities or Fine Arts
HUM-101, 102, 120, 135 or 140 or 145;
Social/Behavioral Science
with courses selected from at least two disciplines 9 ANT-201, 202, 210; ECO 101, 102; GEO-101 or 102, 201; HIS-101, 102, 201, 202, 210, 215, 220; PSC-103, 110, 115, 210, 215, 225; PSY-101, 104, 105, 106, 202, 205, 210; SOC-101, 102, 204, 210; SPA 212; SSC-101

The courses in the above chart are suggested unless otherwise noted in your major area of concentration.

 
Major Areas of Concentration

The following courses are suggested for the corresponding majors:

Accounting(708) 534-4931

  • BUS-136, 142,143

  • IMS-115

  • ECO-101, 102

  • MTH-139, 141,145

Biologyneeds to be taken at MVCC:   

  • BIO111, 112 Other: BIO119, 212

  • CHM131, 132

  • MTH145

  • IMS101 OR 115

  • PHY150, 151

Biology (Teacher Education)   

  • BIO111, 112 Other: BIO119, 212

  • CHM131, 132

  • MTH145

  • IMS101 OR 115

  • PHY150, 151

  • HUM104

  • PSC110

  • PSY101

  • HIS201 or 202

  • BIO215, CCA105, PEH170, 171 or 172

Business Administration

  • BUS-136 or 110,142,143

  • IMS-115

  • ECO-101, 102

  • MTH-139, 141, 145

Business and Applied ScienceRequired: any A.A.S. or 27 hrs of technical course work.

  • ECO-101

  • PSY-101 or PSY-201

  • MTH-141 suggested, not required

  • 27 Hours from A.A.S. required career courses

Chemistry - needs to be taken at MVCC:

  • CHM-131, 132  Other: CHM-203, 204;

  • MTH-150, 151

  • PHY-203, 204; CSC-140; MTH-201

Chemistry (Teacher Education)

  • CHM-131, 132  Other: CHM-203, 204;

  • MTH-150, 151

  • PHY-203, 204; CSC-140; MTH-201

  • BIO-111,112

  • HUM-104

  • PSC-110

  • PSY-101

  • HIS-201 or 202

  • BIO-215, CCA-105, PEH-170, 171 or 172

Communication Disorders(708) 534-4590

  • MTH-139

  • PSY-101, 105, 202 or 205, 215

  • EDU-100, 111

Criminal Justice �(708) 534-4520
For A.A.S. graduates:

  • MTH-139

  • CRJ-101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 206+207

  • PSY-101

  • SOC-101

  • 1 Non-Western Culture Course from: ART-209; HIS-210, 215, 220; HUM-104; PHI-120 or any IAI GECC course with an "N" or a "D" diversity designation

  • COM-203

Criminal Justice—(708) 534-4520
For AA/AS graduates:

  • MTH-139
  • PSY-101
  • SOC-101
  • 1 Non-Western Culture Course from: ART-209; HIS-210, 215, 220; HUM-104; PHI-120 or any IAI GECC course with an "N" or a "D" diversity designation.
  • CRJ-101, 103, 105, 106, 107
  • COM-203

English:

  • LIT-213, 214, 221, 222; HUM115

Fine Arts for Computer Animation Certificate graduates to Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • ART-205
  • ART-206
  • 23 Hours from Certificate required career courses

Health Administration(708) 534-4030

  • MTH-139
  • ECO-102 (suggested, not required)
  • IMS-101 (suggested, not required)
  • BUS-142(suggested, not required)

Mathematics-

  • MTH-150, 151, 152, 201, 210

  • BIO-111

  • IMS-115

  • PHY-203, 204; CSC-140; MTH-201

Mathematics (Teacher Education)

  • MTH-150, 151, 152, 201,210

  • BIO-111

  • IMS-115

  • PHY-203, 204

  • HUM-104

  • PSC-110

  • PSY-101

  • HIS-201 or 202

  • BIO-215, CCA-105, PEH-170, 171 or 172

Mechanical Design and Drafting/CAD Program for AAS graduates to Business and Applied Science-

  • COM-102

  • PSY-101

  • MTH-135, 142, 141

  • 27 Hours from A.A.S. required career courses

Mechanical Design and Drafting/CAD Program for AAS graduates to Board of Governors Degree-

  • COM-102

  • PSY-101

  • MTH-135, 142, additional math from gen. ed. core

  • Humanities course from gen. ed. core

  • Life Science course from gen. ed. core

Nursing(708) 534-4490
Must have completed an RN program.

  • BIO-180, 119
  • PSY-101, 104
  • SOC-101
  • CHM-131, 132
  • MTH-139
  • IMS115 or IMS101
  • Humanities course from gen. ed. core

Social Work(708) 534-4030

  • ANT-202
  • BIO-115 or 180
  • HIS-201 or 202 (suggested, not required)
  • LIT-213, 214
  • MTH-139
  • PHI-110
  • PSC-110
  • ECO-101
  • PSY-101 (required), PSY104 (suggested, not required)
  • SOC-101 (required), SOC204 (suggested, not required)
  • SWK-101
  • 1 Elective
 
Early Childhood Education

The following is presented as an articulation agreement between Moraine Valley and GSU for the
Early Childhood Education degree program based on the 05-06 catalogs of both schools. The
student would complete an Associate of Arts (A.A.) from Moraine Valley Community College
(Moraine Valley) and a Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) degree in Early Childhood Education from
Governors State University (GSU). The Early Childhood Education program has special
admissions requirements, please review the catalog for more information.

I. TRANSFERABLE GENERAL EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM: (37-41 credits) 
(Refer to the A.A./A.S. Degree Guidelines for a list of courses in Areas B through E)

Communications (9 credits)

  • COM-101—Composition I (3)

  • COM-102—Composition II (3)

  • COM-103—Speech Fundamentals (3)

Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)

  • Fine Arts Course (3) *

  • Literature Course (3)*

  • Humanities Course (3)*

Mathematics (6 credits)

  • MTH-121—Mathematics for Teachers I (3)

  • MTH-122—Mathematics for Teachers II (3)

Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)

  • BIO-111—General Biology I (4)

  • Physical Science Course (3-4)*

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

  • PSC-110—American National Government (3)

  • PSY-101—Introduction to Psychology (3)

  • GEO-101 or 102—Cultural or World Regional Geography (3)(Meets Non-Western Culture)

II. AREA OF CONCENTRATION/MAJOR FIELD: (9-18 credits) 
Professional Education Core Courses (9) 

  • CCA-101—Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3) "Must be at a "B" or better" 

  • CCA-102—Growth and Development - Young Child (3) 

  • EDU-111�Students with Disabilities in School (3) "Must be at a "B" or better 

Academic Discipline (0-9) 

  • Art (Up to 9 credits) 
    Choose two from the following: ART-101, 104, 116, 118, 120, 125, or 170 
    Choose one from the following: ART-205 or 206 

  • Biology (Up to 9 credits) 
    BIOL-211 (4) 
    BIOL-230 (4) 

  • English (Up to 9 credits) 
    LIT-213 or 214 (3) 
    LIT-221 or 222 (3) 
    Choose 3 credits from LIT-215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 230, 224, or 225 (3) 

  • History (Up to 9 credits) 
    Choose one from: HIS-201 or 202 (3) 
    Choose one from: HIS-210, 215, 220, or 230 (3) 
    Choose one from: HIS-101, 102, 105, 204, 207, 211, 250, 251, or 254 (3) 

  • Mathematics (Up to 9 credits) 
    Choose one from: MTH-139 or 212 (4) or 
    MTH-141 (4) or 
    Choose one from: MTH-145 or 150 (4-5) 

  • Science (Up to 9 credits)
    Choose one from: BIO-211 or 230 (4) or 
    Choose one from: CHM-131 or 132 (4) or 
    Choose one from: PHS-101 or 103 (4)

  • Social Sciences
    Choose one from: ANT201, 202, or 205 (3)  
    Choose one from: PSC103, 115, 210, 212, 215, or 225 (3)  
    Choose one from: SOC101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 204 or 210 (3)

III. OTHER REQUIREMENTS (10 Credits)

  • Another Biology course (4)

  • HIS-201 or 202—American History I or II (3)**

  • PEH-171 or CCA-105—Health Course (3)

* Refer to the Moraine Valley A.A./A.S. guidelines for a list of course choices in Section I.
** This course is considered a Humanities by the Illinois State Board of Education and GSU for teacher certification.

For Additional Information: 
Moraine Valley Community College
Academic Advising (708) 974-5721
Governors State University
Office of Admissions (708) 534-4490
Draft— GSU Transfer Guide 5-2006
Visit the IAI web site at www.itransfer.org

 

Elementary Education

The following is presented as an articulation agreement between Moraine Valley and GSU for the
Elementary Education degree program based on the 05-06 catalogs of both schools. The student
would complete an Associate of Arts (AA) from Moraine Valley Community College (Moraine Valley)
and a Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in Elementary Education from Governors State University (GSU).
The Elementary Education program has special admissions requirements, please review the catalog
for more information.

I. TRANSFERABLE GENERAL EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM: (37-41 credits) 
(Refer to the AA/AS Degree Guidelines for a list of courses in Areas B through E)

Communications (9 credits)

  • COM-101—Composition I (3)

  • COM-102—Composition II (3)

  • COM-103—Speech Fundamentals (3)

Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)

  • Fine Arts Course (3)*

  • Literature Course (3)*

  • Humanities Course (3)*

Mathematics (6 credits)

  • MTH-121—Mathematics for Teachers I (3)

  • MTH-122—Mathematics for Teachers II (3)

Physical and Life Sciences (8 credits)

  • Life Science Course (4)* (BIO-111 is required for students who choose a biology concentration) 

  • Physical Science Course (4)* (CHM-131 is required for students who choose a chemistry concentration)
    (
    Note: Students will need a total of 3 Biological and Physical Science courses at GSU (10 hours, including 3 hours of biology, 3 hours of physical science (chemistry or physics), and 3 hours of earth/space science (astronomy, geology, or meteorology)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

  • PSC-110—American National Government (3)

  • PSY-101—Introduction to Psychology (3)

  • GEO-101 or 102—Cultural or World Regional Geography (3)(Meets Non-Western Culture)

II. AREA OF CONCENTRATION/MAJOR FIELD (9-18 credits) 

  • Professional Education Core Courses (9)
    EDU-100—Introduction to American Education (3)
    PSY-105—Child Psychology (3)

  • Academic Discipline (0-9)
    Biology (Up to 9 credits)
    BIOL-112 (4) or
    BIOL-211 (4) or
    BIOL-230 (4)

  • Chemistry (Up to 9 credits)
    CHM-132 (4)
    CHM-203 (5)

  • English (Up to 9 credits)
    LIT-213 or 214 (3)
    LIT-221 or 222 (3)
    Choose 3 credits from LIT-215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 223, 224, or 225 (3)

  • History (Up to 9 credits)
    Choose one from: HIS-201 or 202 (3)
    Choose one from: HIS-210, 215, 220, or 230 (3)
    Choose one from: HIS-101, 102, 105, 204, 207, 211, 250, 251, or 254 (3)

  • Mathematics (Up to 9 credits)
    Choose one from: MTH-139 or 212 (4) or MTH-141 (4) or Choose one from: MTH-145 or 150 (4-5)

  • Science (Up to 9 credits) (Additional Information to Follow) See Bill Craig from GSU at the
    Moraine Valley Academic Advising Center for a Wednesday appointment.

    Choose one from: BIO-211 or 230 (4) or 
    Choose one from: CHM-131 or 132 (4) or
    Choose one from: PHS-101 or 103 (4)

III. OTHER REQUIREMENTS (12-15 Credits)

  • Biological or Physical Science Course (3) (choose from 3 hours of biology, 3 hours of physical science (chemistry or physics), or 3 hours of earth/space science (astronomy, geology, or meteorology)

  • HIS-201 or 202—American History I or II (3)**

  • PEH-171 or CCA-105—Health Course (3)

  • Additional Mathematics—Select one of the following: MTH-139, 145 or 150 (Calculus) or
    143 (Finite) (3) (Not required for those who choose a Specialization in Mathematics)
    NOTE:
    Students can choose to complete the math requirement at GSU.

* Refer to the Moraine Valley A.A./A.S. guidelines for a list of course choices in Section I. 
** This course is considered a Humanities by the Illinois State Board of Education and GSU for teacher certification.

For Additional Information: 
Moraine Valley Community College
Academic Advising (708) 974-5721
Governors State University
Office of Admissions (708) 534-4490
Visit the IAI web site at www.itransfer.org
                                                                                                                                              3/16/11