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Academic & Transfer Advising
Bldg B, Room B120, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7390
Fax: 847-214-7522
advising@elgin.edu
Hours:  M-Th 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; F 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.



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.

Dual Admission

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Columbia College of Missouri
Tel: 847-214-7197; Bldg E, Room E205, on campus

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb
Tel: 815-753-0446
Website: www.niu.edu/admissions/transfer/dualadmissions

Roosevelt University, Schaumburg & Chicago Campuses
Tel: 847-619-8607

Western Illinois University, Macomb
Tel: 309-298-3110

University Partners (on campus)

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Columbia College of Missouri
Contact: Bldg E, Room E205, on 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
Contact: Bldg E, Room E205, on campus
Tel: 847-214-7075 or 7076
Fax: 847-931-3915
Email: judson@elgin.edu
Website: www.judsonu.edu

  • Bachelor of Arts in management of technology systems for students who have completed an AA, AS or AAS degree.
  • 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.

 

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Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Tel: 815-753-9677

Email: pcrawford@niu.edu
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

Franklin University

  • Bachelor degrees in business (majors in accounting, applied management, business administration, healthcare management, human resources management, management, marketing, and public safety management) and computer science (majors in computer science, digital communications, information technology, and management information systems).

Tel: 888-341-6237
Email: uphamj@franklin.edu
Website: www.alliance.franklin.edu

California University of Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor of Science in science and technology – legal studies option for those with an AAS in paralegal

Contact: Office of Web-based Programs
Tel: 888-595-6348
Email: calugo@cup.edu
Website: www.calu.edu

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. 

Contact: Bldg E, Room E205, on 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: http://www.online.uillinois.edu/transfer/

Kaplan University - Online

  • Advanced-start bachelor degree programs for those holding associate degrees. Over 100 degree programs including arts and sciences, business and management, criminal justice, education, health sciences, technology, legal studies and nursing.

Tel: 847-397-9456
Website: http://cc.kaplan.edu

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

  • Bachelor of Science in nursing for registered nurses

Tel: 877-656-1483
Email: bsnline@learn.uwsa.edu
Website: www.bsn-linc.wisconsin.edu
Transfer Guide: Transfer Guide

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.

DeVry University - www.devry.edu/programs_tm.html

  • Acceptance of 78 community college hours toward 122 required toward bachelor of technical management

Indiana Wesleyan online - www.indwes.edu/admissions/online/online-delivery

  • Acceptance of as many as 90 hours of community college coursework into a Bachelor of Science in general studies with several options. 
  • Students must be 23 years old and have at least two (2) years work experience.

Judson University - www.judsonu.edu/admissions/adult-undergraduate/

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

Robert Morris University - www.robertmorris.edu

  • 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

Roosevelt University - www.roosevelt.edu

  • 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.

University of St. Francis, Joliet - www.stfrancis.edu/advising/tranguide.htm

  • 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.

Western Illinois University - www.wiu.edu/BOTdegree

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

Northeastern Illinois University - www.neiu.edu

Chicago State University - www.csu.edu/ContinuingEducation/bogovernors.htm

Columbia College, Missouri - www.ccis.edu/elgin. Classes held online at ECC or other local sites.

Governor’s State University - 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

Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg

  • Acceptance of AAS in computerized graphic design towards a BFA in graphic design
  • Acceptance of AAS in web design towards a BFA in web design and interactive media

Iowa Wesleyan University

  • Acceptance of entire AA or AS (to a maximum of 64 credits) with all freshman/sophomore general education requirements fulfilled.

Judson University, Elgin

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

Kaplan University

  • Acceptance of any ECC degree as block transfer of up to 60 semester hours in Kaplan's online, advanced-start baccalaureate option.

Kendall College

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

Lexington College

  • Acceptance of AAS in culinary arts and in restaurant management toward a BS in hospitality management.

National Louis University, Elgin

  • Articulated program in elementary education

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Robert Morris University, Chicago

  • Acceptance of all AAS degrees towards a bachelor of business administration
  • Acceptance of AAS in graphic design or multimedia design towards a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in graphic design
  • Acceptance of an AAS in paralegal into the Bachelor of Professional Studies in law office administration
  • Acceptance of an AAS in computer-aided design into a Bachelor of Professional Studies in architectural technology
  • Acceptance of an AAS in culinary arts into a Bachelor of Professional Studies in advanced culinary arts

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/behavioral science course.

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

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

Sullivan University, Kentucky

  • Acceptance of AAS degree in culinary arts, pastry arts or restaurant management towards a BS in hospitality management.

University of Phoenix

  • Acceptance of associate degree and up to 72 hours toward a Bachelor of Science degree in management.