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McHenry County 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 McHenry County 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 151, 160, 251, 252

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 261

Literature

  • English 240, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 260, 261, 275, 276

Fine Arts

  • Art 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 160, 180, 230, 241, 280
  • Journalism 180
  • Music 101, 140, 151, 153, 154
  • Theater 151, 157

Historical Analysis

  • Art 171, 172, 173, 174
  • History 130, 131, 132, 141, 165, 170, 171, 172

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 170
  • Geography 203
  • Political Science 150, 151, 155, 251, 255, 261, 281
  • Sociology 251, 260

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 151
  • Sociology 151

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 115, 164, 165, 166
  • Earth Science 120, 170, 171, 180
  • Geography 101, 102, 107, 220, 221
  • Geology 101, 103
  • Physics 280, 281, 291, 292

Life Science

  • Biology 110, 157, 158, 255

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 151, English 152

Math Proficiency**

  • MAT 150, 161, 165, 170, 171, 175, 201, 202, 245, 253, 255, 260

**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
McHenry Co. College
  • MKT 110
  • MGT 150
  • ACC 151
  • ACC 152
  • IBS 115
  • None
  • ECO 251
  • ECO 252
  • MAT 175 or MAT 171
  • MAT 220

Education

View the Elmhurst University Education Program requirements (PDF).

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
McHenry Co. College
  • PSY 151
  • MAT 220

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  • PSY 250
  • None
  • PSY 251
  • None
  • PSY 255

.

  • PSY 265
  • None
  • None
  • PSY 275
  • None
  • None

.

  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • None
  • 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
McHenry Co. College
  • BIO 157
  • BIO 158
  • CHM 165
  • CHM 166

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
McHenry Co. College
  • CHM 165
  • CHM 166
  • CHM 265
  • CHM 266
  • MAT 175
  • MAT 245
  • PHY 291
  • PHY 292
  • BIO 157
  • BIO 158

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
McHenry Co. College
  • CHM 165
  • CHM 166
  • CHM 265
  • CHM 266
  • MAT 175
  • MAT 245
  • PHY 291
  • PHY 292

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
McHenry Co. College
  • CSC 121
  • CSC 122
  • MAT 175

Information Systems Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
McHenry Co. College
  • CSC 121
  • CSC 122
  • MAT 175

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
McHenry Co. College
  • MAT 175
  • MATH 245

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
McHenry Co. College
  • PHY 291
  • PHY 292
  • MAT 175
  • MAT 245

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