2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

English Transfer Major - completion guide (Writing Focus)


First Semester

Course & Title

Notes

 ENG 101 - Rhetoric I   

 Must earn a “C” or better to meet degree requirements.

 

COMM 101 - Principles of Communication   

 

MATH 127 - Mathematics for General Education     or MATH 128 - Elementary Statistics     

 

IAI Elective

 Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major.

Social Sciences

3 Soc. Sci. courses required from 2 different areas for AA degree

Total Semester Hours: 15-16 

 

Second Semester

Course & Title

Notes

ENG 102 - Rhetoric II   

 Must earn a “C” or better to meet degree requirements.

Humanities 

 

Life Science

 AA degree requires one Life Science and one Physical Science. One must be a lab (4-5 credits).

IAI Elective 

 Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major

IAI Elective

 Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major.

Social Science Gen. Ed. Course

3 Soc. Sci. courses required from 2 different areas for AA degree

Total Semester Hours: 17-18  
Third Semester

Course & Title

Notes

Select an ENG writing or literature course 

Selected Composition/Literature courses based on English major/focus.  Please see an advisor for specific recommendation to meet your educational goals.

Physical Science

 AA degree requires one Life Science and one Physical Science. Of must be a lab (4-5 credits).mmendation. Counts toward the required IAI electives for AA degree

Fine Art Gen. Ed.

 

IAI Elective

 Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major

IAI Elective

 Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major.

Total Semester Hours: 15

 

Fourth Semester

Course & Title

Notes

Select an ENG writing or literature course 

Selected Composition/Literature courses based on English major/focus.  Please see an advisor for specific recommendation to meet your educational goals.

IAI Elective

 Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major

Social Science Gen.Ed.

 

Humanities or Fine Arts

 Offerings rotate each semester. Optional course recommendation. Counts toward the required IAI electives for AA degree

IAI Elective

 Consult with transfer instituion for suggestions based on major

 

 

Total Semester Hours: 15-17  Depends on IAI Elective choices

 

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information

Department Chairperson                                 

Program Coordinator           

Program Advisor                

Program Advisor             

Name: Jason Fichtel

Kerry Lane

Teresa Carillo

Julie Delfinado

Email: jfichtel@jjc.edu

klane@jjc.edu

tcarrill@jjc.edu

jfenlon@jjc.edu

Phone: 815-280-6657

Phone: 815-280-6685

815-280-2868

815-280-2382