Richard J. Daley College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Richard J. Daley 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 106, 107, 215

Religious Studies in Context

  • Comparative Religion 106

Literature

  • Humanities 205, 207
  • Literature 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 117, 121, 126, 128, 150, 211, 220, 223

Fine Arts

  • Art 103, 115, 130, 131, 141, 144, 145, 166
  • Music 101, 102, 121
  • Theater Arts 133, 134

Historical Analysis

  • Fine Arts 105, 107, 108
  • History 111, 112, 141, 142, 212, 215, 230, 247

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 202
  • Political Science 200, 201, 202, 203, 204
  • Sociology 202, 205

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 201
  • Sociology 201

Physical Science

  • Chemistry 121, 201, 203
  • Geology 201
  • Physical Science 111, 112
  • Physics 131, 132, 221, 222, 225, 226, 231, 232, 235, 236

Life Science

  • Biology 114, 115, 121, 122
  • Microbiology 233

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 102

Computer Technology Proficiency

  • CIS 120

**Math Proficiency

  • MATH 109, 118, 120, 121, 122, 140, 141, 144, 146, 204, 207, 208, 209, 210, 212, 214

**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

Nursing

Following are course equivalencies for the nursing core at Elmhurst College:

Elmhurst College
  • BIO 107
  • BIO 108
  • BIO 216
  • CHM 101
  • CHM 103
  • PSY 210
  • PSY 315
  • BIO 419
  • MTH 345, 346; PSY 355
  • Additional Math Courses
Richard J. Daley College
  • BIO 226
  • BIO 227
  • MICRO 233
  • CHM 121 or 201
  • CHM 212
  • PSY 201
  • PSY 224
  • N/A
  • MTH 125
  • MTH 118 or Above

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