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Joliet Junior College

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 Joliet Junior 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

  • Philosophy 101, 103

Religious Studies in Context

  • Sociology 240

Literature

  • English 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 201, 202, 203, 208, 209, 250, 260, 270

Fine Arts

  • Art 101, 103, 104, 105, 109, 125
  • English 190
  • Music 102, 103, 104, 105
  • Theater 101, 103

Historical Analysis

  • Art 115, 116, 117
  • History 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 200, 201, 220, 240, 260, 290

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 275
  • Music 107
  • Political Science 101, 102, 103
  • Sociology 220, 280, 290

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 101
  • Sociology 101

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 100, 101, 102
  • Geography 111, 112
  • Geology 101
  • Physics 100, 101, 102, 201, 202

Life Science

  • Biology 104, 107, 125, 149, 151, 152, 240

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 101 and English 102

Math Proficiency**

  • MATH 123, 124, 127, 131, 135, 137, 141, 142, 150, 153, 170, 171, 172, 210, 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 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
Joliet Junior College
  • MKTG 101
  • MGMT 101
  • ACCY 101
  • ACCY 102
  • None
  • None
  • ECON 104
  • ECON 103
  • MTH 170 or MATH 150
  • BUS 205* or MATH 128

*Although this course satisfies the business statistics requirement, it does not apply toward the two math courses required for the Bachelor of Science degree.

Education

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, 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
Joliet Junior College
  • PSYC 101
  • MATH 128

.

  • PSYC 215
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • PSYC 250

.

  • PSYC 208
  • PSYC 207
  • None
  • PSYC 205
  • None
  • None

.

  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • PSYC 206
  • 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
Joliet Junior College
  • BIO 151
  • BIO 152
  • CHEM 101
  • CHEM 102

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
Joliet Junior College
  • CHEM 101
  • CHEM 102
  • CHEM 209
  • CHEM 210
  • MATH 170
  • MATH 171
  • PHYS 201
  • PHYS 202
  • BIO 151
  • BIO 152

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
Joliet Junior College
  • CHEM 101
  • CHEM 102
  • CHEM 209
  • CHEM 210
  • MATH 170
  • MATH 171
  • PHYS 201
  • PHYS 202

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 310*
  • MTH 301*
Joliet Junior College
  • CIS 261 or 236
  • CIS 269 or 246
  • MATH 170
  • CIS 295
  • MATH 137

*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*
Joliet Junior College
  • CIS 261 or 236
  • CIS 269 or 246
  • MATH 170
  • CIS 230

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

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Joliet Junior College
  • MATH 170
  • MATH 171

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Joliet Junior College
  • PHYS 201
  • PHYS 202
  • MATH 170
  • MATH 171

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