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Student Success Center
Bldg B, Room B120, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7390
Fax: 847-214-7522
advising@elgin.edu

Hours:
Fall & Spring:  M-Th 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; F 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer: M-Th 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.; closed Fridays

Advanced Degrees

ECC partners with other colleges and universities to offer easy access to upper-level courses leading to a bachelor's degree.

Advantages

  • Transition seamlessly to a four-year university without leaving ECC
  • Finish a bachelor’s degree without extensive travel or relocation
  • Complete your bachelor’s degree on a part-time basis
  • Select weekend, evening, and online courses that fit your job and family schedule
  • Save money by completing your first two years of a bachelor's degree at ECC.

How It Works

  • Registration for courses with colleges and universities partnered with ECC is handled by those individual schools. Contact them directly.
  • Educational plans must be developed with both ECC and the partner college or university to ensure a seamless transfer of credit.

University Partners (ECC Campus)

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Columbia College of Missouri

Location: Building E, Room E205, ECC campus
Tel: 847-214-7197
Fax: 847-214-7003
Email: elgin@ccis.edu
Website: www.ccis.edu/elgin

Also offers dual admission.

  • Bachelor degree in business administration with majors in management and human resources management; criminal justice administration; human services; and general studies.

Judson University, Elgin

Location: Building E, Room E205, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7075 or 7076
Fax: 847-931-3915
Email: judson@elgin.edu
Website: http://www.judsonu.edu/Registrar/Traditional_Catalog/Academic_Policy_Information/Transfer_Students/

  • Bachelor of Arts in communications management for students who have completed an AA, AS, or AAS and 78 credit hours at ECC or other institutions. Classes are held at Judson's Elgin Campus.
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Northern Illinois University, DeKalb

Contact: Kendall Niccum
Email: ksater1@niu.edu
Tel: 815-762-5232
Website: www.niu.edu

Also offers dual admission.

  • Bachelor degree in health and human sciences (for practicing professionals), liberal arts and sciences, and nursing (RN to BSN)

Online Partners

Columbia College of Missouri

  • Bachelor degree in American studies; business administration with majors in management, marketing, human resources management; criminal justice administration; history, sociology, human services, management information systems, psychology, and general studies.

Location: Building E, Room E205, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7197
Fax: 847-214-7003
Email: elgin@ccis.edu
Website: www.ccis.edu/elgin

University of Illinois Online through UIC

  • Bachelor of business administration for students with an AA or AS and 2.5 GPA ( Transfer guide)
  • Bachelor of Science in nursing for students with an AAS in nursing and a current license ( Transfer guide)

Contact: Kathy VanOrmer
Tel: 815-395-5592
Fax: 815-395-5589
Email: info@online.uic.edu
Website: www.online.uillinois.edu/transfer/index.asp

AAS Transfer (Interdisciplinary or General Studies)

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Transfer entire Associate of Applied Science degree credits plus additional general education credits – usually to a maximum of 80 hours. Students must be at least age 23.

Judson University

  • Acceptance of a maximum of 88 community college hours
  • Classes taught on Judson’s Elgin campus; some offered online

Websitehttp://www.judsonu.edu/Registrar/Traditional_Catalog/Academic_Policy_Information/Transfer_Students/

Robert Morris University

  • Acceptance of all AAS degrees toward a bachelor of business in management
  • Acceptance of all AAS degrees toward a bachelor of business in hospitality management

Website: www.robertmorris.edu

Roosevelt University

  • Bachelor of professional studies in organizational leadership
  • Additional 42 to 54 hours to be taken at Roosevelt, total depending on the focus of the Associate of Applied Science degree at ECC.

Website: www.roosevelt.edu

University of St. Francis, Joliet

  • Acceptance of a maximum of 80 hours and an associate's degree (with professional certification) in a healthcare field toward a BS in healthcare leadership - online option.
  • Acceptance of a maximum of 80 hours and an associate's degree toward a BS in organizational leadership.

Website: www.stfrancis.edu

Western Illinois University

  • Acceptance of 80 community college hours toward 120 credits required for graduation
  • Last 40 hours may be completed online

Website: www.wiu.edu

Northeastern Illinois University

Website: www.neiu.edu

Chicago State University

Website: www.csu.edu

Columbia College, Missouri

Classes held online at ECC or other local sites.

Website: www.ccis.edu/elgin

Governor’s State University

Website: www.govst.edu

Other Formal Transfer Agreements

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Argosy University

  • Acceptance of AA, AS and most AAS degrees directly into the Bachelor of Science in business administration or the Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

Bradley University, Peoria

  • Up to 20 President's Scholarships, valued at $3,500 each, awarded to students who have a 3.25 or better GPA and either 30 transferable hours or an associate's degree from ECC

DePaul University, Chicago

  • Acceptance of AAS in graphic design towards a BS in computer graphics and motion technology

Judson University, Elgin

  • Acceptance of all degrees towards a BA in the division of continuing education

Kendall College

  • Acceptance of AAS in culinary arts towards a BA in culinary arts.

National Louis University, Elgin

  • Articulated program in elementary education

Rockford College

  • Acceptance of Associate in Arts or Associate in Science as guarantee of junior standing. All distribution requirements will be met with the exception of an additional humanities course and an additional social/strongehavioral science course.

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

  • Acceptance of AAS degree in computer information sciences towards a BS in information systems technologies.
 
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