Rock Valley College

Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Guide for transferring credit to Bradley University For students under Bradley Core Curriculum (entered or opted in fall 2016 or later)

The following courses are recommended for Rock Valley College students wishing to fulfill Bradley’s Core Curriculum requirements.  Additional courses which meet the AA or AS General Education requirements will also be applied to the appropriate category.  This guide also provides Bradley Core Curriculum Area of Inquiry equivalencies for current Bradley students who wish to transfer coursework from Rock Valley College.

Area of Inquiry Code Approved Courses
Communication (9)
Writing 1 W1 ENG 101
Writing 2* W2 ENG 103* NOTE: Current Bradley students must take W2 at the 300-level and cannot complete this at a community college.
Speech OC SPH 131
Fine Arts (3) FA ART 131, 141***, 251***, 252***, 253***; COM 251, 252; HUM 111***, 112***, 114***, 117, 120***, 121***, 122***, 125***, 210, 211***, 212***; LIT 141; MUS 102***, 104, 106***, 251***, 252***, 253***; THE 133 
Global Perspectives (3)
Global Systems OR GS HST 151***, 152***, 162***, 163***, 172***, 173***, 182***, 183***, 192***, 193***; PSC 269***
World Cultures WC ART 141***, 251***, 252***, 253***; HUM 111***, 112***, 120***, 122***, 125***; LIT 243***, 244***, 251***, 252***, 260***; MUS 102***, 106***, 251***, 252***, 253***; PHL 151***, 155***, 157***
Humanities (3) HU ENG 200***; FRN 204; GRM 204; HUM 111***, 112***, 114***, 120***, 121***, 122***, 125***, 211***, 212***; LIT 139***, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 211, 241, 243***, 244***, 251***, 252***, 260***, 273; PHL 150, 151***, 154, 155***, 156, 157***, 255, 256, 260; SPN 204
Multidisciplinary Integration (3) MI ENG 200***; HUM 111***, 112***, 114***, 120***, 121***, 122***, 125***, 211***, 212***; LIT 139***, 141
Natural Science (3) NS AST 202; ATS 105; BIO 100, 103, 104, 106, 107, 113, 140, 150, 162, 201, 202; CHM 105, 110, 120, 130; GEL 101, 103, 107, 206, 220, 230; PGE 100, 102, 240; PHY 201, 215
Quantitative Reasoning (3) QR BUS  223; MTH 115, 135, 160, 211, 217 (Elementary/Special Education Majors Only), 220, 235, 236, 240, 250
Social & Behavioral Sciences (3) SB ANP 102, 103; ECO 101, 110, 111; GEO 130; HST 140, 141, 142, 143, 151***, 152***, 162***, 163***, 172***, 173***, 182***, 183***, 192***, 193***; PSC 150, 160, 161, 269***; PSY 170, 225, 270, 275; SOC 190, 290, 295, 298, 299
Plus one additional class from each of two different areas. Note: No more than two courses may be used to satisfy Area of Inquiry requirements outside of the Communications categories:
Humanities (3) HU See list above
Natural Sciences (3) NS See list above
Quantitative Reasoning (3) QR See list above
Social & Behavioral Sciences (3) SB See list above
BRADLEY CORE CURRICULUM CORE PRACTICES
REQUIRED: Two Writing Intensive Tags WI**
Recommended: Two Integrative Learning Tags IL

    

*Bradley University participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI). Students planning to transfer to Bradley in Accounting, Computer Science & Information Systems, and Engineering are advised that those programs require the second semester of English composition to be taken at the 300-level.  Students who complete all IAI GECC requirements except for C1 901 will be able to complete their Bradley Core Curriculum requirements on successful completion of an approved Bradley W2 course. 

**W1 + W2 courses cannot be used to satisfy WI tag requirements.

***May not be used to satisfy more than one Area of Inquiry.