William Rainey Harper College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at William Rainey Harper College, which 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 105, 115, 150, 160, 170, 180

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 205, 220

Literature

  • Literature 105, 110, 115, 206, 207, 208, 210, 215, 221, 222, 223, 224, 231, 232, 241

Fine Arts

  • Art 105, 110, 114, 121, 133
  • MCM 200
  • Music 101, 103, 104, 106, 111
  • Speech 111, 112
  • Theater 111

Historical Analysis

  • Anthropology 207
  • Art 130, 131, 132
  • History 111, 112, 121, 141, 142, 151, 152, 212, 231, 232, 241, 242, 243, 245
  • Philosophy 215, 231, 232

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 101, 202
  • Diversity 101
  • Geography 101, 103, 104
  • Political Science 101, 220, 250, 260, 270, 280
  • Sociology 205, 210, 230, 235

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 101
  • Sociology 101

Physical Science

  • Astronomy 101, 112, 115
  • Chemistry 100, 103, 105, 110, 121, 122
  • Geography 111 & 112
  • Geology 101
  • Physical Science 111, 112, 115
  • Physics 121, 122, 201, 202

Life Science

  • Biology 104, 110, 115, 116, 120, 130, 140

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 four 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

Computer Technology Proficiency

  • CIS 100 or CIS 101

Math Proficiency**

  • MTH 101, 103, 104, 124, 130, 131, 134, 140, 200, 201, 202, 203, 212, 220

**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 151 or MTH 162
  • MTH 345
Harper College
  • MKT 245
  • MGT 270
  • ACC 101
  • ACC 102
  • MGT 165
  • None
  • ECO 211
  • ECO 212
  • MTH 200 or MTH 134
  • MTH 165

Nursing

Following are course equivalencies for the nursing core at Elmhurst College:

Elmhurst College
  • BIO 107
  • BIO 108
  • BIO 221
  • CHM 101
  • CHM 103
  • PSY 210
  • PSY 315
  • PSY 327
  • BIO 419
  • MTH 345, 346; PSY 355 (Statistics)
  • Additional Math Courses
Harper College
  • BIO 160 Anatomy**
  • BIO 161 Physiology**
  • BIO 130
  • CHM 100 or 110 or 121
  • CHM 125 or 201
  • PSY 101
  • PSY 228
  • PSY 230
  • N/A
  • MTH 165
  • MTH 101 or Above

** Need to complete the entire year sequence at Harper**

Psychology

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

Elmhurst College
  • PSY 210
  • PSY 355 or MTH 345 or 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 327
  • PSY 328
  • PSY 334
  • PSY 422
Harper College
  • PSY 101
  • MTH 165

.

  • PSY 228
  • None
  • PSY 216
  • PSY 217
  • PSY 218

.

  • None
  • PSY 225
  • None
  • PSY 230
  • None
  • PSY 220

.

  • PSY 235
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • PSY 245
  • PSY 230
  • None
  • None
  • None

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