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College of DuPage

The following are transfer course equivalencies for students.

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Integrated Curriculum

Below is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at College of DuPage. These courses will be accepted in transfer in each area. Students complete one course in each category below. In addition to completing the Integrated Curriculum Areas of Knowledge and major requirements, students will be required to fulfill certain skill sets and proficiencies.

Areas of Knowledge

Inquiry Into Ethics and Justice

  • Philosophy 1100, 1110, 1112, 1114, 1116, 1160
  • Humanities 1102

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 1150
  • Religious Studies 1100, 1110, 1120, 1150, 2160

Literature

  • English 1130, 1150, 1151, 1152, 1153, 1159, 1160, 1165, 2220, 2221, 2223, 2224, 2226, 2227, 2228
  • Humanities 1103

Fine Arts

  • Art 1100, 1101, 1105, 1151, 1152, 2214, 2221, 2231, 2275
  • Dance 1100
  • English 1135
  • Humanities 1101
  • Music 1100, 1101, 1104, 1106, 1115
  • Photography 1100
  • Theater 1100, 1104, 1111

Historical Analysis

  • Art 2211, 2212, 2213
  • History 1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, 1160, 2205, 2210, 2215, 2220, 2225, 2230, 2235, 2240, 2245, 2260
  • Philosophy 1117, 1118

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 1000, 1100, 1101
  • Business 1155
  • Geography 1100, 1105, 1130
  • Political Science 1100, 1101, 1160, 2203, 2220, 2221
  • Sociology 1120, 2210, 2215

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 1100
  • Sociology 1100

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 1105, 1211, 1551, 1552
  • Earth 1101, 1102, 1105, 1110, 1115, 1122, 1124, 1130, 1140
  • Physics 1100, 1201, 1202, 2111, 2112

Life Science

  • Biology 1100, 1110, 1151, 1152
  • Botany 2350
  • Microbiology 1420

Proficiency Course Information

In addition to completing a course within each of the categories listed in the above Areas of Knowledge section, each student is also required to complete proficiencies in three areas. These may be fulfilled through the completion of the courses listed below, or in some cases, through ACT scores, AP credits, or proficiency exams at Elmhurst University. Please contact the Office of Admission for more information.

Writing Proficiency

  • English 1101 and English 1102

Math Proficiency**

  • MATH 1108, 1218, 1220, 1321, 1322, 1428, 1431, 1432, 1533, 2115, 2134, 2231, 2232, 2233, 2245, 2270

**Bolded course numbers can only meet the proficiency for early childhood, elementary or special education majors. All other majors should not take the bolded courses.

Skills and Value Development Tags

All students at Elmhurst must complete courses that reinforce and develop key skills and values. Like the areas of knowledge, these “tagged” courses are built around specific outcomes approved by the faculty and come from a variety of disciplines.

Major Specific Course Equivalencies

Business

Following are course equivalencies for the business core at Elmhurst University:

Elmhurst University
  • BUS 230
  • BUS 250
  • BUS 261
  • BUS 262
  • BUS 271
  • BUS 340
  • ECO 210
  • ECO 211
  • MTH 151 or MTH 162
  • MTH 345
College of DuPage
  • Marketing 2210
  • Management 2210
  • Accounting 2140
  • Accounting 2150
  • Business 2255
  • None
  • Economics 2202
  • Economics 2201
  • Math 2231 or Math 2134
  • Math 1635

Education

View the Elmhurst University Education Program requirements (PDF).

Nursing

View the Elmhurst University Nursing Program requirements (PDF).

Psychology

Following are course equivalencies for the psychology major at Elmhurst University:

Elmhurst University
  • PSY 210
  • PSY 355, MTH 345, MTH 346

One course from the following:

  • PSY 315
  • PSY 316
  • PSY 317
  • PSY 318
  • PSY 319

Two courses from the following:

  • PSY 303
  • PSY 312
  • PSY 313
  • PSY 327
  • PSY 421
  • PSY 424

One course from the following:

  • PSY 411
  • PSY 423
  • PSY 430
  • PSY 435

One course from the following:

  • PSY 326
  • PSY 328
  • PSY 334
  • PSY 422
College of DuPage
  • PSYCH 1100
  • MATH 1635

.

  • PSY 2237
  • None
  • PSYCH 2230
  • PSYCH 2233
  • PSYCH 2235

.

  • PSYCH 2240
  • PSYCH 2255
  • None
  • PSYCH 2260
  • None
  • PSYCH 2205

.

  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • PSYCH 2210
  • None
  • None
  • None

STEM Course Equivalencies

In order to complete your STEM degree in 2 years at Elmhurst, students are strongly recommended to complete the following introductory STEM coursework before enrolling.

Biology Majors

Elmhurst University
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
College of DuPage
  • BIOLO 1151
  • BIOLO 1152
  • CHEMI 1551
  • CHEMI 1552

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
College of DuPage
  • CHEMI 1551
  • CHEMI 1552
  • CHEMI 2551
  • CHEMI 2552
  • MATH 2231
  • PHYSI 2111
  • PHYSI 2112
  • BIOLO 1151
  • BIOLO 1152

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
College of DuPage
  • CHEMI 1551
  • CHEMI 1552
  • CHEMI 2551
  • CHEMI 2552
  • MATH 2231
  • MATH 2232
  • PHYSI 2111
  • PHYSI 2112

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 310*
  • CS 318*
  • MTH 301
College of DuPage
  • CIS 2541 or 2571
  • CIS 2542 or 2572
  • MATH 2231
  • CIS 2420
  • CIS 2552
  • MATH 2115

*Denotes additional coursework that will aid in a two-year degree completion at Elmhurst.

Information Systems Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • IS 224*
College of DuPage
  • CIS 2541 or 2571
  • CIS 2542 or 2572
  • MATH 2231
  • CIS 2561

*Denotes additional coursework that will aid in a two-year degree completion at Elmhurst.

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
College of DuPage
  • MATH 2231
  • MATH 2232

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
College of DuPage
  • PHYSI 2111
  • PHYSI 2112
  • MATH 2231
  • MATH 2232

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