Elgin Community College

The following are transfer course equivalencies for students.

Jump to a specific major:

Business | Nursing | Psychology | STEM

Integrated Curriculum

Below is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Elgin Community College. 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

  • Humanities 110, 216

Religious Studies in Context

  • Humanities 203

Literature

  • Humanities 104, 205
  • Literature 201, 202, 203, 205, 210, 211, 214, 215, 216, 217, 219, 220, 223, 230, 231

Fine Arts

  • Art 101, 103, 107, 109, 113, 115, 120, 130, 154, 231, 232
  • CMS 106
  • Music 104, 105, 128
  • Theater 100, 132

Historical Analysis

  • Art 151, 152, 153
  • History 101, 102, 115, 116, 118, 120, 121, 130, 131, 140, 141, 151, 152, 160, 201
  • Humanities 112, 113

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 120, 220
  • Geography 216
  • Humanities 107
  • Political Science 150, 151, 152, 250, 251, 253
  • Sociology 201, 209, 220

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 100
  • Sociology 100

Physical Science

  • Applied Science 111, 211
  • Astronomy 100
  • Chemistry 101, 112, 115, 142, 143
  • Geology 112
  • Physics 101, 102, 111, 112

Life Science

  • Biology 108, 110, 114, 115, 150, 246, 265

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 completion of the courses listed below, or in some cases, through ACT scores, AP credits, or proficiency exams at Elmhurst College. Please contact the Office of Admission for more information.

Writing Proficiency

  • English 101 and English 102

Math Proficiency**

  • MTH 101, 110, 112, 113, 114, 125, 126, 133, 134, 135, 201, 202

**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 College:

Elmhurst College
  • BUS 230
  • BUS 250
  • BUS 261
  • BUS 262
  • BUS 271
  • BUS 340
  • ECO 210
  • ECO 211
  • MTH 126 or 151
  • MTH 345
Elgin Community College
  • MKT 103
  • MMT 101
  • ACC 200
  • ACC 240
  • BUS 260
  • None
  • ECN 201
  • ECN 202
  • MTH 126 or 190
  • MTH 120

Nursing

View the Elmhurst College Nursing Program requirements (PDF).

Psychology

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

Elmhurst College
  • PSY 210
  • PSY 355, 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
Elgin Community College
  • PSY 100
  • MTH 120
.
  • PSY 218
  • None
  • PSY 212
  • PSY 213
  • PSY 214
.
  • PSY 215
  • PSY 210
  • None
  • PSY 216
  • None
  • None
.
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None
.
  • PSY 217
  • 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 College
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
Elgin community college
  • BIO 113
  • BIO 114
  • CHM 142
  • CHM 143

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst College
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
Elgin community college
  • CHM 142
  • CHM 143
  • CHM 234
  • CHM 235
  • MTH 190
  • MTH 210
  • PHY 211
  • PHY 212
  • BIO 113
  • BIO 114

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst College
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
Elgin community college
  • CHM 142
  • CHM 143
  • CHM 234
  • CHM 235
  • MTH 190
  • MTH 210
  • PHY 211
  • PHY 212

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst College
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 310*
  • CS 318*
  • MTH 301*
Elgin community college
  • CIS 121
  • CIS 223
  • MTH 190
  • CIS 227
  • CIS 207
  • CIS 127

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

Information Systems Majors

Elmhurst College
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • IS 224*
Elgin community college
  • CIS 121
  • CIS 223
  • MTH 190
  • CIS 205

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

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst College
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Elgin community college
  • MTH 190
  • MTH 210

Physics Majors

Elmhurst College
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Elgin community college
  • PHY 211
  • PHY 212
  • MTH 190
  • MTH 210

Connect with #ElmhurstCollege