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For students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Humanities


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities (not 116), International Studies, or Literature. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives – Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry (not 101) or Physics.  Two courses must be in the same subject, and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Mathematics - Choose 6 hours of Math electives (MTH 104 and 120 are recommended).
  • G.  Computer Science Elective - Choose 3 hours of a Computer Science elective.
  • H. Free Electives - Choose 10 courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Humanities degree:

  • Choose three courses in History, Literature or Philosophy.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding the course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018