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Oakton 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 Oakton 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

  • Humanities 127
  • Philosophy 106, 107, 180

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 110, 205, 240, 245

Literature

  • English 113, 115, 117, 129, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 230, 231, 232, 234, 241, 242
  • Humanities 120

Fine Arts

  • Art 105, 107, 114, 115, 131, 132
  • Humanities 122, 123, 125, 131, 165
  • Music 104, 121, 145
  • Theater 103

Historical Analysis

  • Art 111, 112, 113,
  • History 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 120, 131, 132, 135, 139, 140, 207, 208, 211, 216, 221, 222, 225, 226, 233, 234, 260
  • Humanities 121
  • Philosophy 230, 231

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 202
  • Humanities 140
  • Political Science 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 210
  • Sociology 103, 230, 232
  • Social Science 105

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 101
  • Sociology 101

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 101, 105, 121, 122
  • Earth Science 100, 101
  • Physics 101, 120, 131, 132, 221, 222

Life Science

  • Biology 101, 105, 106, 108, 121, 122, 151

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**

  • MAT 122, 125, 128, 129, 140, 143, 144, 149, 180, 250, 251, 252, 260, 262

**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
Oakton College
  • MKT 131
  • MGT 121
  • ACC 153
  • ACC 154
  • ITR 101
  • None
  • ECO 202
  • ECO 201
  • MAT 250 or MAT 180
  • MAT 131 or MAT 190*

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

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, 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 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
Oakton College
  • PSY 101
  • MAT 131

.

  • PSY 120
  • None
  • PSY 211
  • PSY 204
  • PSY 205

.

  • PSY 202
  • PSY 206
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • PSY 221
  • 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
Oakton College
  • BIO 121
  • BIO 122
  • CHM 121
  • CHM 122

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
Oakton College
  • CHM 121
  • CHM 122
  • CHM 221 or 223
  • CHM 222 or 224
  • MAT 250
  • MAT 251
  • PHY 221
  • PHY 222
  • BIO 121
  • BIO 122

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
Oakton College
  • CHM 121
  • CHM 122
  • CHM 221 or 223
  • CHM 222 or 224
  • MAT 250
  • MAT 251
  • PHY 221
  • PHY 222

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 310*
  • CS 318*
  • MTH 301*
Oakton College
  • CSC 155, 156 or 157
  • CSC 240, 241 or 242
  • MAT 250
  • CSC 204
  • CSC 255
  • MAT 144

*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*
Oakton College
  • CSC 155, 156 or 157
  • CSC 240, 241 or 242
  • MAT 250
  • CIS 113

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

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Oakton College
  • MAT 250
  • MAT 251

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Oakton College
  • PHY 221
  • PHY 222
  • MAT 250
  • MAT 251

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