Prairie State College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Prairie State 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 202

Religious Studies in Context

  • Humanities 101

Literature

  • English 211, 212, 215, 221, 231, 232, 240, 243, 252, 261, 262, 271

Fine Arts

  • Art 101, 102, 104, 129, 131, 201, 205
  • Music 100, 101, 130, 132
  • Photography 171
  • Theater 101, 111

Historical Analysis

  • Art 121, 122
  • History 111, 112, 115, 116, 140, 151, 152, 201, 202

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 222
  • Geography 101
  • Political Science 101, 140, 152, 230, 240
  • Sociology 111, 215, 220

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 101
  • Sociology 101

Physical Science

  • Astronomy 104
  • Chemistry 105, 110, 130
  • Geology 101
  • Physical Science 111, 112
  • Physics 101, 120, 130, 210, 220

Life Science

  • Biology 100, 111, 112, 211

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 101 and English 102

Computer Technology Proficiency

  • ITAPP 101

**Math Proficiency

  • MATH 112, 115, 151, 155, 157, 165, 171, 172, 173, 200, 206, 210, 216, 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.

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