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The following are transfer course equivalencies for students.

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Business | Education | Nursing | Psychology | STEM

Integrated Curriculum

Below is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at College of Lake County. 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 121, 125

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 126

Literature

  • English 129, 223, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 241, 243, 244, 246, 247, 263, 264

Fine Arts

  • Art 121, 124, 129, 223, 224, 260
  • Humanities 123, 140
  • Music 124, 127, 128, 140
  • Theater 121, 125

Historical Analysis

  • Art 240, 241, 242
  • History 121, 122, 123, 124, 126, 127, 221, 222, 240, 241, 245, 246

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 121, 221, 228
  • Geography 122
  • Political Science 121, 122, 221, 222
  • Sociology 222, 225

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 121
  • Sociology 121

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 120, 121, 123, 142
  • Earth Science 120, 121, 127, 140
  • Geography 120
  • Physics 111, 112, 121, 122, 123, 124

Life Science

  • Biology 120, 123, 141, 161, 162, 246

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 121 and English 122

Math Proficiency**

  • MTH 121, 122, 123, 127, 140, 141, 144, 145, 146, 221, 224, 225, 227, 244, 246

**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 Lake County
  • BUS 122
  • BUS 223
  • ACC 121
  • ACC 122
  • None
  • None
  • ECO 222
  • ECO 221
  • MTH 145 or MTH 224
  • MTH 222

Education

Education Admission Requirements
View the Elmhurst University Education Program requirements (PDF).
Education Transfer Coursework

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 or MTH 345 or 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 Lake County
  • PSY 121
  • MATH 222
.
  • PSY 220
  • None
  • PSY 222
  • PSY 226
  • None
.
  • PSY 225
  • PSY 224
  • None
  • PSY 223
  • None
  • None
.
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None
.
  • PSY 122
  • 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 Lake County
  • BIO 161
  • BIO 162
  • CHM 121
  • CHM 123

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
College of Lake County
  • CHM 121
  • CHM 123
  • CHM 222
  • CHM 223
  • MTH 145
  • MTH 146
  • PHY 123
  • PHY 124
  • BIO 161
  • BIO 162

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
College of Lake County
  • CHM 121
  • CHM 123
  • CHM 222
  • CHM 223
  • MTH 145
  • MTH 146
  • PHY 123
  • PHY 124

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 310*
  • CS 318*
  • MTH 301*
College of Lake County
  • MCS 141
  • MCS 142
  • MTH 145
  • MCS 240
  • CIT 241
  • MTH 244

*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 Lake County
  • MCS 141
  • MCS 141
  • MTH 145
  • CIT 138

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

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
College of Lake County
  • MTH 145
  • MTH 146

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
College of Lake County
  • PHY 123
  • PHY 124
  • MTH 145
  • MTH 146

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