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Credit Guide for Chemistry

Lake Forest College Chemistry Major Requirements (for four-year college and university transfers and community college transfers)

For our community college feeder institutions

College of Lake County
College of Lake County Lake Forest College
CHM 121: General Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHM 121: General Chemistry II CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHM 222: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 223: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General Notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHM 120: Chemical Concepts, CHM 125: Elementary Organic Chemistry, CHM140: Chemistry for a Changing World, CHM 142: Chemistry for a Changing World with lab) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from CLC in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from CLC may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MTH 145 & 146) as well as two semesters of physics (either General Physics I & II (PHY 121 & 122) or Physics for Science and Engineering I & II (PHY 123 & 124).
College of DuPage 
College of DuPage Lake Forest College
CHEMI 1551: Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHEMI 1552: Principles of Chemistry II CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHEMI 2251: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHEMI 2252: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHEMI 0485: Basic Laboratory and Computational Chemistry, CHEMI 1105: Contemporary Chemistry, CHEMI 1137: Concepts and Applications in Nanoscience, CHEMI 1205: Intro to Forensic Science & Chemistry, CHEMI 1211: Survey of General Chemistry, CHEMI 1212: Survey of Organic Chemistry, CHEMI 1237: Scientific Concepts – Sustainable Energy, CHEMI 1800: Special Project, CHEMI 1820: Selected Topics I, CHEMI 1821: Selected Topics II, CHEMI 1840: Independent Study, CHEMI 2213: Introduction to Biochemistry, CHEMI 2800: Special Project, CHEMI 2820: Advanced Selected Topics I, CHEMI 2860: Internship, etc.) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from COD in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from COD may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MATH 2231 & 2232) as well as two semesters of physics (either General Physics I & II (PHYSI 1201 & 1202) or Physics for Science and Engineering I & II (PHYSI 2111 & 2112).
Elgin Community College 
Elgin Community College
Lake Forest College
CHM 142: General Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHM 143: General Chemistry II CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHM 234: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 235: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHM 101: Preparatory Chemistry, CHM 112: Elements of Chemistry, CHM 170: Elementary Organic Chemistry, CHM 221: Quantitative Analysis, CHM 290: Special Topics in Chemistry) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from ECC in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from ECC may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MTH 190 & 210) as well as two semesters of physics (either General Physics I & II (PHY 101 & 102) or Engineering Physics I & II (PHY 211 & 212).
Harper College 
Harper College
Lake Forest College
CHM 121: General Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHM 122: General Chemistry II CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHM 204: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 205: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHM 100: Chemistry for the Health Sciences, CHM 103: The Chemistry Connection, CHM 105: Chemical World, CHM 110: Fundamentals of Chemistry, CHM 125: Organic and Biochemistry for the Health Sciences, CHM 201: Basic Organic Chemistry, CHM 210: Quantitative Analysis, CHM 220: Biochemistry) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from Harper College in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from Harper College may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MTH 200 & 201) as well as two semesters of physics (either General Physics I & II (PHY 121 & 122) or General Physics I & II (PHY 201 & 202).
McHenry County College 
McHenry County College
Lake Forest College
CHM 165: General Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHM 166: General Chemistry II CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHM 265: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 266: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHM 115: Chemistry and Society, CHM 164: Introductory Chemistry, CHM170: Survey of Organic and Biochemistry) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from MCC in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from MCC may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MAT 175 & 245) as well as two semesters of physics (either General Physics I & II (PHY 280 & 281) or Principles of Physics I & II (PHY 291 & 292).
Oakton Community College 
Oakton Community College
Lake Forest College
CHM 121: General College Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHM 121: General College Chemistry I CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHM 221/223: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 222/224: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHM 101: Introductory Chemistry, CHM 105: Elements of Chemistry, CHM 207: Elementary Organic Chemistry, CHM 229: Biochemistry) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from OCC in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from OCC may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MAT 250 & 251) as well as two semesters of physics (either College Physics I & II (PHY 131 & 132) or General Physics I & II (PHY 221 & 222).
Triton College 
Triton College
Lake Forest College
CHM 140: General Chemistry I CHEM 115: Chemistry I
CHM 141: General Chemistry II CHEM 116: Chemistry II
CHM 234: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 220: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 235: Organic Chemistry II CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry II

General notes:

  • Other chemistry courses (CHM 100: Chemistry and Society, CHM 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry, CHM 132: Elementary Organic Chemistry, etc.) do not count toward the Lake Forest College Chemistry major.
  • A maximum of four (4) courses from Triton College in chemistry may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major or minor. A maximum of four non-chemistry courses from Triton College may be used toward a Lake Forest College Chemistry major (these include Calculus I and II (MAT 131 & 133) as well as two semesters of physics (General Physics I & II (PHY 101 & 102)).