McHenry County College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at McHenry County 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 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
  • 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 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 151, English 152

Computer Technology Proficiency

  • ADM 140
  • CDM 110

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 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
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

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
  • Additional Math Courses
McHenry County College
  • BIO 263
  • BIO 264
  • BIO 255
  • CHM 164 or 165
  • CHM 170
  • PSY 151
  • PSY 250
  • PSY 275
  • N/A
  • MAT 220
  • MAT 161 or Above

Psychology

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

ELMHURST COLLEGE
  • 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

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

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  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

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  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

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