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The following are transfer course equivalencies for students.

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Integrated Curriculum

Below is a listing of equivalent courses in general education offered at Triton 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

  • Philosophy 101, 103, 106

Religious Studies in Context

  • Philosophy 105

Literature

  • English 101, 102, 103, 105, 113, 114, 231, 285, 288
  • Humanities 151, 152

Fine Arts

  • Art 110, 114, 117, 119, 120, 140, 141, 151
  • Dance 110
  • MCM 150, 151, 152
  • Music 105, 110, 216
  • Speech 130, 141, 161

Historical Analysis

  • Art 111, 112
  • History 121, 122, 141, 142, 151, 152, 156, 191, 192
  • Humanities 165

Social and Political Analysis

  • Anthropology 103, 150
  • Geography 104, 105, 106
  • Political Science 120, 150, 151, 184
  • Sociology 131, 225, 235
  • Speech 112

Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology 100
  • Sociology 100

Physical Science

  • Astronomy 100, 101, 102
  • Chemistry 100, 110, 140, 141
  • Geography 200, 201
  • Geology 101, 102
  • Physical Science 100, 142
  • Physics 100, 101, 102, 106, 107

Life Science

  • Biology 100, 101, 104, 105, 106, 107, 122, 150, 151, 222
  • Horticulture 125

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

  • Rhetoric 101 and Rhetoric 102

Math Proficiency**

  • MAT 101, 102, 110, 111, 114, 116, 117, 124, 131, 133, 134, 135, 224, 341

**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
Triton College
  • MKT 127
  • BUS 150
  • ACC 101
  • ACC 105
  • None
  • None
  • ECO 103
  • ECO 102
  • MAT 131 or MAT 134
  • MAT 170

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 327
  • 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
Triton College
  • PSY 100
  • MAT 170

.

  • None
  • None
  • PSY 216
  • PSY 222
  • PSY 228

.

  • PSY 201
  • PSY 210
  • None
  • PSY 238
  • None
  • None

.

  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

.

  • PSY 245
  • 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
Triton College
  • BIS 150
  • BIS 151
  • CHM 140
  • CHM 141

Biochemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • BIO 200
  • BIO 201
Triton College
  • CHM 140
  • CHM 141
  • CHM 234
  • CHM 235
  • MAT 131
  • MAT 133
  • PHY 106
  • PHY 107
  • BIS 150
  • BIS 151

Chemistry Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CHM 211
  • CHM 212
  • CHM 311
  • CHM 312
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
Triton College
  • CHM 140
  • CHM 141
  • CHM 234
  • CHM 235
  • MAT 131
  • MAT 133
  • PHY 106
  • PHY 107

Computer Science Majors

Elmhurst University
  • CS 220
  • CS 255
  • MTH 151
  • CS 310*
  • CS 318*
  • MTH 301*
Triton College
  • CIS 121 or 195
  • CIS 255
  • MAT 131
  • CIS 265
  • CIS 263
  • CIS 125

*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*
Triton College
  • CIS 121 or 195
  • CIS 255
  • MAT 131
  • CIS 121

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

Mathematics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Triton College
  • MAT 131
  • MAT 133

Physics Majors

Elmhurst University
  • PHY 121
  • PHY 122
  • MTH 151
  • MTH 152
Triton College
  • PHY 106
  • PHY 107
  • MAT 131
  • MAT 133

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