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Prospective Student Resources: Transfer Information

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Transfer Information

The engineering program can be a bit complex. The purpose of this page is to give students the information they need regarding transfer credit to complete the program and prepare for a career in Engineering.

For information on applying to Calvin as a Transfer student, please visit the Admissions Transfer Page.

Information pertaining to Engineering transfer credit from various institutions follows;

Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids Community College
Century College

Other Community Colleges
Christian Pre-Engineering Programs

Grand Valley State University (back to top of page)

These are course recommendations for those wishing to transfer into the engineering program at Calvin College.  Students who wish to pursue this degree should contact the Calvin College Engineering Department chair as soon as possible in their college career.  In addition to these courses from the Engineering program, students are encouraged to fulfill one or more core (general education) requirements.  Equivalent core courses can be found in the Transfer Equivalency Guide on the Calvin College Registrar's web site.  Core courses recommended are Written Rhetoric, Health & Fitness, History, Philosophy, the Arts, and Literature.  The Engineering Program also requires 2 years of high school or 1 year of college foreign language study. 

GVSU Course
Calvin Course
CHM115
CHEM 103
CS261
CS 104
EGR102
ENGR 101
EGR101
ENGR 181
EGR209
ENGR 202
MTH201
MATH 171
MTH202
MATH 172
MTH203
MATH 271
PHY230
PHYS 133
PHY 234
PHYS 235


Grand Rapids Community College (back to top of page)

These are course recommendations for those wishing to transfer into the engineering program at Calvin College.  Students who wish to pursue this degree should contact the Calvin College Engineering Department chair as soon as possible in their college career.  In addition to these courses from the Engineering program, students are encouraged to fulfill one or more core (general education) requirements. Equivalent core courses can be found in the Transfer Equivalency Guide on the Calvin College Registrar's web site.  Core courses recommended are Written Rhetoric, Health & Fitness, History, Philosophy, the Arts, and Literature.  The Engineering Program also requires 2 years of high school or 1 year of college foreign language study. 

GRCC Course
Calvin Course
CM 103
CHEM 103
EG 208 & 212
ENGR 202
EG 110
ENGR 181
MA 133
MATH 171
MA 134
MATH 172
PH 245
PHYS 133
PH 246
PHYS 235


Century College (Minnesota)

These are course recommendations for those wishing to transfer into the engineering program at Calvin College.  Students who wish to pursue this degree should contact the Calvin College Engineering Department chair as soon as possible in their college career.  In addition to these courses from the Engineering program, students are encouraged to fulfill one or more core (general education) requirements.  Equivalent core courses can be found in the Transfer Equivalency Guide on the Calvin College Registrar's web site.  Core courses recommended are Written Rhetoric, Health & Fitness, History, Philosophy, the Arts, and Literature.  The Engineering Program also requires 2 years of high school or 1 year of college foreign language study. 

Century College Course
Calvin Course
CHEM 1041
CHEM 103
CSCI 1081
CS 104
ENGR 1020
ENGR 101 & 108
ENGR 1080 & 2080
ENGR 202
ENGR 2091
ENGR 204
PHYS 1081
PHYS 133


Other Community Colleges (back to top of page)

Listed below are some other community colleges that Calvin has accepted transfer credit from in the past. If you are planning on transferring to Calvin or would like to take courses that could transfer to Calvin as part of the Engineering Program, please talk to the Engineering Department Chair or your adviser to confirm the transferability of a course and to determine what classes would work best for you. For additional details regarding transfer equivalencies, please visit the registrar's Transfer Equivalency Guide.


Pre-Engineering Programs (back to top of page)

Listed below are some Christian Colleges which have pre-Engineering programs that Calvin has accepted transfer credit from in the past. If you are planning on transferring to Calvin , please talk to the Engineering Department Chair or your adviser to confirm the transferability of a course and to determine what classes would work best for you.

Last Updated on January 28, 2013