Rock Valley College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Rock Valley 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

  • PHL 150, 153, 256
  • PSC 280

Religious Studies in Context

  • PHL 155

Literature

  • LIT 142, 143, 144, 155, 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 211, 241, 243, 244, 251, 252, 260

Fine Arts

  • ART 101, 103, 111, 131, 141, 215
  • Com 251, 252
  • MUS 101, 104, 106, 111
  • THE 133, 135

Historical Analysis

  • ART 251, 252, 253
  • HST 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 151, 152, 162, 163, 172, 173, 182, 183, 192, 193, 244, 245

Social and Political Analysis

  • ANP 103
  • PSC 160, 161, 269
  • SOC 290, 295, 298

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • PSY 170
  • SOC 190

Physical Science

  • AST 202
  • ATS 105
  • CHM 105, 120, 130
  • GEL 101
  • PGE 102
  • PHY 201, 202, 215, 225

Life Science

  • BIO 103, 104, 106, 107, 205, 274

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 103

Computer Technology Proficiency

  • CIS 102

**Math Proficiency

  • MTH 115, 120, 125, 132, 135, 211, 216, 217, 235, 236, 240, 250

**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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