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Transfer Information: Course Equivalencies

Hope College equivalency guide

The list below offers commonly transferred courses as well as courses that will fill Calvin's core requirements. Courses not listed here may also transfer.

Contact the Transfer Advisor for more information about Calvin course equivalencies.

Hope College Calvin Equivalent Which Core Requirement is filled?
ACCT 221 Financial Accounting & Laboratory BUS 204 Financial Accounting
ACCT 222 Managerial Accounting & Laboratory BUS 203 Intro to Managerial Accounting  
ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting BUS 301 Intermediate Accounting  
ACCT 375 Cost Accounting BUS 305 Cost Accounting  
ACCT 423 Auditing BUS 311 Auditing  
ACCT 427 Advanced Accounting BUS 310 Advanced Accounting  
ART 109 Art from Pre-history to medieval ARTH 101 Intro to the History of Art I Arts core
ART 110 Art from Proto-Renaissance ARTH 102 Intro to the History of Art II Arts core
ART 346 Early Renaissance Italy ARTH 235 Italian Renaissance Art Arts core
BIOL 150 Biological Unity & Diversity BIOL 111 Biological Science Living world core
BIOL 221 Human Physiology BIOL 206 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL 222 Human Anatomy BIOL 205 Mammalian Anatomy
BIOL 231 Biology of Microorganism BIOL 207 Introductory Microbiology
BIOL 240 Cells & Genetics BIOL 141 Cell Biology & Genetics Living world core
BIOL 320 Plant Biology BIOL 332 Plant Biology Living world core
BIOL 332 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates BIOL 323 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
BIOL 343 Vascular Plant Systematics BIOL 346 Plant Taxonomy
BIOL 370 Animal Behavior BIOL 338 Animal Behavior
CHEM 111/113 General Chemistry I and Lab CHEM 103 General Chemistry I Physical world
CHEM 121/114 General Chemistry II and Lab CHEM 104 General Chemistry II Physical world
CHEM 221/255 Organic Chemistry I and Lab CHEM 261 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 231/256 Organic Chemistry II and Lab CHEM 262 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 311 Biochemistry I CHEM 323 Biochemistry  
CHEM 314 Biochemistry II CHEM 324 Biochemistry
CHEM 315 Biochemistry Lab CHEM 383 Laboratory in Biochemistry  
CHEM 318/346 Physical Chemistry II and Lab CHEM 318 Physical Chemistry  
CHEM 343/345 Physical Chemistry I and Lab CHEM 317 Physical Chemistry  
CLA STUD 250 Classical Mythology CLAS 231 Classical Mythology Arts core
COMM 140 Public Presentation CAS 101 Oral Rhetoric Rhetoric core
COMM 210 Interpersonal Communication CAS 260 Interpersonal Communication  
DAN 110 Folk,Social, & Swing Dance PER 158 Social Dance PE core
DAN 120 Modern Dance I Beginning PER 153 Modern Dance I PE core
DAN 122 Modern Dance I Advanced PER 163 Modern Dance II PE core
DAN 140 Jazz I Beginning PER 152 Jazz Dance I PE core
DAN 142 Jazz I Advanced PER 162 Jazz Dance II PE core
DAN 150 Tap I Beginning PER 151 Tap Dance I PE core
DAN 152 Tap I Advanced PER 161 Tap Dance II PE core
DAN 162 Ballet PER 155 Ballet Dance I PE core
DAN 167 Ballet Intermediate PER 165 Ballet Dance II PE core
DAN 221 Anatomical Kinesiology PE 212 Anatomical Kinesiology
DAN 350 Sacred Dance PER 154 Sacred Dance I PE core
DUTCH 101 Dutch I DUTC 101 Elementary Dutch
DUTCH 102 Dutch II DUTC 102 Elementary Dutch
ECON 200 Economic Themes & Topics ECON 151 Principles of Economics
ECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 222 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 212 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 221 Principles of Microeconomics Societal structures
ECON 304 Economic Growth & Development ECON 337 World Pov & Econ Devel. Global/Historical
ECON 310 Environmental Public Policy ECON 332 Environmental Econ & Policy
ECON 311 Intermediate Macroeconomics ECON 326 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 312 Intermediate Microeconomics ECON 325 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 318 International Economics ECON 338 International Economics
ECON 403 Labor Economics ECON 335 Labor Economics
ENGL 113 Expository Writing I ENGL 101 Written Rhetoric Written rhetoric
EDUC 225 The Exceptional Child EDUC 216 Education & Exceptional Children
FREN 101 French I FREN 101 Elementary French
FREN 102 French II FREN 102 Elementary French  
FREN 201 French III French Lang FREN 201 Intermediate French  
FREN 202 French IV Adv French Lang FREN 202 Intermediate French Foreign lang core
GEMS 154 Stars & Planets PHYS SCI CORE Physical world
GEMS 157 The Planet Earth PHYS SCI CORE Physical world
GEOL 203 Historical Geology GEOL 152 Historical Geology Physical world
GEOL 243 Mineralogy:Earth Materials I GEOL 201 Mineralogy
GEOL 244 Mineralogy:Earth Materials II GEOL 301 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology
GEOL 252 Structural Geology: Earth Structures II GEOL 212 Structural Geology
GEOL 351 Invertebrate Paleontology GEOL 313 Paleontology
GERM 101 German I GERM 101 Elementary German  
GERM 102 German II GERM 102 Elementary German  
GERM 201 German III GERM 201 Intermediate German  
GERM 202 German IV GERM 202 Intermediate German Foreign lang core
GREE 371 Greek Prose GREE 203 Reading in Herodotus  
GREEK 171 Greek I GREE 101 Elementary Greek
GREEK 172 Greek II GREE 102 Elementary Greek
GREEK 271 Greek III GREE 201 Intermediate Greek
HIST 130 Intro to Ancient Civilization HIST 151 History of the West & the World I History core
HIST 131 Intro to Modern European History HIST 152 History of the West & the World II History core
HIST 160 U.S. History to 1877 HIST 252 The American Republic 1763-1877  
HIST 161 U.S. History Since 1877 HIST 253 Industrial American 1877-1945  
HIST 210 The Greek World HIST 261 Ancient Greece & Rome
HIST 215 The Roman World HIST 262 Europe in Late Antiquity
HIST 256 Recent America HIST 254 Recent America 1945-Present
HIST 260 History of Latin America HIST 238 Latin American History Global/Historical
HIST 312 Myth & Culture in Pre-Colonial Africa HIST 241 Sub-Saharan Africa to 1600 Global/Historical
HIST 370 Modern Middle East HIST 231 Ancient Near East Global/Historical
IDIS 101 Encounter with the Arts ARTS CORE Arts core
IDIS 160 Arts for the Elementary Teacher ARTE 215 Intro to Art in Elementary Education Arts core
JAPN 101 Japanese I JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese  
JAPN 102 Japanese II JAPN 102 Elementary Japanese  
JAPN 201 Japanese III JAPN 201 Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 202 Japanese IV JAPN 202 Intermediate Japanese Foreign lang core
KIN 205   Safety, First Aid & CRP  HE 203 First Aid and Emergency Care  
KIN 230 Water Safety Instruction PE 192 Water Safety Instructor  
KIN 307 Intro to Nutrition HE 254 Nutrition
LATIN 171 Latin I LATN 101 Elementary Latin  
LATIN 172 Latin II LATN 102 Elementary Latin  
LATIN 271 Latin III LATN 201 Intermediate Latin  
LATIN 372 Latin Poetry LATN 300 Latin Epic Poetry  
LITE 231 Literature of the Western World I ENGL 210 World Literature I Literature core
LITE 232 Literature of the Western World II ENGL 211 World Literature II Literature core
MATH 131 Calculus I MATH 161 Calculus I Math core
MATH 210 Introductory Statistics MATH 143 Intro to Probability & Statistics Math core
Math 321 History of Mathematics MATH 325 History of Mathematics  
MGMT 341 Business Law BUS 350 Law in Business  
MGMT 352 Human Resource Management BUS 365 Human Resource Management  
MGMT 361 Operations Management BUS 363 Production & Operations Management  
MUS 101 Intro to Music MUSC 105 Intro to Music Arts core
MUS 104 World Music ARTS CORE Arts core
MUS 105 Survey of Jazz ARTS CORE Arts core
PHI 201 Logic PHIL 171 Intro to Logic  
PHIL 115 Self, Freedom, & God PHIL 153 Fundamental Questions in Philosophy Philosophy core
PHIL 230 Ancient Philosophy PHIL 312 Plato and Aristotle  
PHIL 233 Nineteenth Century Philosophy PHIL 335 Nineteenth Century Philosophy
PHIL 325 Philosophy of Mind PHIL 218 Mind, Brains, & Persons  
PHIL 331 Philosophy of Religion PHIL 204 God and Philosophy  
PHIL 344 Twentieth Century Ethics PHIL 205 Ethics  
PHIL 373 Aesthetics PHIL 208 Phil of the Arts & Culture  
PHIL 375 Philosophy of Law PHIL 202 Law, Politics, & Legal Practice
PHYS 121/141 General Physics I and Lab PHYS 221 General Physics Physical world
PHYS 122/142 General Physics II and Lab PHYS 222 General Physics Physical world
PHYS 342 Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 235 IElectr & Magnetism
POL SCI 251 International Relations POLS 207 Intro to International Relations Global/Historical
POL SCI 303 China & Japan POLS 277 Asian Politics Global/Historical
POL SCI 332 Congress & the President POLS 314 The President and Congress
POL SCI 378 American Foreign Policy POLS 308 Principles in Amer. Foreign Policy
POLS SCI 100 National Government POLS 101 American Politics Societal structures
POLS SCI 221 State & Local Government POLS 202 American State & Local Politics
POLS SCI 262 Latin American Politics POLS 276 Latin American Politics Global/Historical
PSYC 100 Intro to Psychology PSYC 151 Intro Psyc Persons in comm
PSYC 230 Developmental Psychology PSYC 201 Developmental Psyc: Lifespan
PSYC 280 Social Psychology PSYC 310 Social Psychology  
PSYC 320 Physiological Psychology PSYC 333 Brain & Behavior  
PSYC 340 Cognitive Psychology PSYC 334 Cognitive Psychology  
REL 220 Intro to Biblical Literature REL 121 Biblical Literature & Theology Religion core
REL 260 Intro to Theology REL 131 Christian Theology Religion core
REL 320 Pentateuch REL 211 Pentateuch Religion core
REL 322 Biblical Prophesy REL 214 Prophets Religion core
REL 325 Jesus and the Gospels REL 221 Synoptic Gospels & Acts Religion core
REL 326 Late NT & Early Christian Worship REL 224 Revelation & General Letters Religion core
REL 328 Johannine Literature REL 222 Johannine Literature Religion core
REL 344 Christianity in the Middle Ages REL 243 History of Christian Theology I Religion core
REL 389 Studies of World Religions REL 351 World Religions Global/Historical
SOCI 101 Sociology & Social Problems SOC 151 Soc Principles & Perspectives Societal structures
SOCI 151 Cultural Anthropology SOC 153 Intro to Cultural Anthropology Global/Historical
SOCI 232 Sociology of the Family SOC 304 The Family  
SOCI 241 Intro to Social Welfare SOWK 240 Intro to Social Work & Welfare  
SOCI 262 Methods of Social Research SOC or WOSK 255 Statistics & Research Design Math core
SOCI 269 Race & Ethnic Relations SOC 250 or SOWK 250 Diversity & Inequality in the United States Persons in comm
SOCI 322 Contemporary Social Policy SOWK 260 Social Welfare Policy Analysis
SPAN 121 Spanish I SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish  
SPAN 122 Spanish II SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish  
SPAN 221 Spanish III SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 222 Spanish IV SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish Foreign lang core
SPAN 341 Intro to Literature SPAN 329 Study of Hispanic Literature Literature core
THEA 101 Intro to the Theatre CAS 217 Principles of Theatre Arts core
THEA 153 Art of the Cinema CAS 251 Intro to Cinema Arts core
THEA 301 Western Theatre History I CAS 320 History of Theatre & Drama I Arts core
THEA 302 Western Theatre History II CAS 321 History of Theatre & Drama II Arts core

 

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