Sauk Valley Community College

Transfer Course Equivalencies for Students

Integrated Curriculum

The following is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Sauk Valley Community 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 102, 103, 204

Religious Studies in Context

  • PHL 104

Literature

  • ENG 201, 203, 204, 212, 215, 217, 225, 226, 227, 228, 230

Fine Arts

  • ART 101, 102, 113, 118, 119, 203, 225, 250
  • Humanities 112
  • MUS 111, 201
  • SPE 141, 145

Historical Analysis

  • ART 120, 121, 122
  • HIS 131, 132, 151, 152, 221, 222, 235, 245, 255, 265

Social and Political Analysis

  • GOV 163, 164, 232, 261
  • SOC 112, 116

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • PSY 103
  • SOC 111

Physical Science

  • CHE 101, 103, 105, 106
  • PHY 175, 201, 202, 211, 212

Life Science

  • BIO 103, 105, 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 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 101

**Math Proficiency

  • MAT 110, 111, 115, 121, 122, 203, 204, 205, 211, 220, 221, 230, 231

**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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