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Moraine Valley Community 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 Moraine Valley Community 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, 125, 225, 226

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 120

Literature

  • Literature 213, 214, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226

Fine Arts

  • Art 101, 110, 116, 118, 120, 150, 160, 170, 209
  • Music 103, 104, 106, 107
  • Theater 105, 107, 110, 111, 115

Historical Analysis

  • Art 205, 206, 207, 208
  • History 101, 102, 105, 201, 202, 210, 215, 220, 230, 250, 251

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 202
  • Political Science 103, 110, 115, 210, 212, 215, 225
  • Sociology 204, 210, 215

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 101
  • Sociology 101

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 111, 131, 132
  • Earth Science 120, 125
  • Geology 150
  • Natural Science 112
  • Physical Science 101, 103
  • Physics 106, 107, 110, 111, 112, 113, 150, 151, 203, 204

Life Science

  • Biology 111, 112, 119
  • NAT 111

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

  • Communications 101 and 102

**Math Proficiency

  • MTH 120, 121, 122, 141, 142, 143, 145, 150, 151, 152, 201, 210

**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
Moraine Valley
  • BUS 130
  • BUS 231
  • BUS 142
  • BUS 143
  • BUS 134
  • None
  • ECO 102
  • ECO 101
  • MTH 150 or MTH 145
  • MTH 139

Education

Education Admission Requirements
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, MTH 345 or MTH 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
Moraine Valley
  • PSY 101
  • MTH 139

.

  • PSY 104
  • None
  • PSY 105
  • PSY 106
  • PSY 210

.

  • PSY 202
  • None
  • None
  • PSY 205
  • 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
Moraine Valley
  • BIO 111
  • BIO 112
  • CHM 131
  • CHM 132

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
Moraine Valley
  • CHM 131
  • CHM 132
  • CHM 203
  • CHM 204
  • MTH 150
  • MTH 151
  • PHY 203
  • PHY 204
  • BIO 111
  • BIO 112

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
Moraine Valley
  • CHEM 131
  • CHEM 132
  • CHEM 203
  • CHEM 204
  • MATH 150
  • MATH 151
  • PHYS 203
  • PHYSI 204

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 318*
  • MTH 301*
Moraine Valley
  • CSC 140
  • CSC 240
  • MTH 150
  • CSC 280
  • MTH 215

*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*
Moraine Valley
  • CSC 140
  • CSC 240
  • MTH 150
  • MIS 154

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

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Moraine Valley
  • MTH 150
  • MTH 151

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Moraine Valley
  • PHY 203
  • PHY 204
  • MTH 150
  • MTH 151

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