UI-Springfield finalizes course transfer agreements

UI-Springfield finalizes course transfer agreements

SPRINGFIELD — The University of Illinois-Springfield has finalized transfer agreements with four community colleges in Illinois, including Parkland.

The new agreements are also with Illinois Valley Community College (Oglesby), Lake Land College (Mattoon), and Southwestern Illinois College (Belleville).

The partnership will make it easier for students enrolled in accountancy, business administration, economics, management, and management information systems programs to transfer to UIS.

"These agreements serve as an effective 'road map' for the students who want to earn their undergraduate degree in a timely manner," Raymond Barnett, UIS transfer coordinator, said in a press release.

The 2+2 agreement establishes a seamless transfer for students from the Associates of Arts (or Sciences) degrees at community colleges into the undergraduate programs at UIS and allows them to finish their bachelor's degree. As a part of the agreements, each school worked out a 2+2 advising guide with UIS  to assist students when choosing their classes.

The guide, along with materials for other community colleges, can be found at http://www.uis.edu/admissions.