Highland Community College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Highland Community 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

  • PHIL 281, 282

Religious Studies in Context

  • PHIL 180

Literature

  • ENGL 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229

Fine Arts

  • ART 110, 111, 113, 115, 119, 201, 211, 213, 219
  • MCOM 150, 205, 289
  • MUS 161, 267, 268, 269
  • THEA 183, 184, 196

Historical Analysis

  • ART 215, 216
  • HIST 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246

Social and Political Analysis

  • POL 151, 152, 153, 253, 254
  • SOC 177, 271, 276

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • PSY 161
  • SOC 171

Physical Science

  • CHEM 120, 123, 124
  • GEOL 126
  • NSCI 131, 132, 133, 232

Life Science

  • BIOL 106, 108, 110, 211

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 121 and 122

Computer Technology Proficiency

  • INFT 180

Math Proficiency**

  • MATH 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 171, 172, 174, 265, 268, 269, 270

**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.

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