Articulation Agreement: National Louis University | Midwestern Career College

Articulation Agreement: National Louis University

National Louis University has four locations in the Chicagoland area: Downtown, Skokie, Elgin, and Lisle. Midwestern Career College graduates applying to any related degree program at NLU who have an MCC cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 are guaranteed admission to National Louis University. National Louis University will not charge an application fee if Midwestern Career College students apply to NLU online.

National Louis University also has an interactive Transfer Articulation Guide on its website.

A total of 180 Quarter Hours is required for completion of a bachelor’s degree at National Louis University. The maximum number of transfer credits accepted from Midwestern Career College will be equal to 120 Quarter Hours, or 80 Semester Hours.

Students who have completed Midwestern Career College’s ESL program within the past three calendar years will be exempt from the NLU English Proficiency/TOEFL requirement and admitted to National Louis University upon meeting other undergraduate admission requirements.

National Louis University and Midwestern Career College have articulated two-step degree pathways for MCC graduates with Associate of Applied Science degrees in Business Administration to obtain one of two Bachelor’s Degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, or a Bachelor of Science in Management.

Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration to the Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration

Step I: Midwestern Career College, Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

Students preparing to transfer to National Louis University and pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration after completing an AAS in Business Administration should take the courses listed in the center column to prepare for NLU’s degree requirements.

 BA Business Administration Requirements  MCC courses which fulfill NLU requirements SH  QH 
 GENERAL EDUCATION 18  27 
 Communications:
 ENG101 Beginning English Composition

ENG114 English Composition I


4.5 
 Humanities:
 One course – min 4.5 QH

HUM115 Introduction to Humanities


4.5 
 Quantitative Reasoning:
 MTH101 Intro to Mathematical Concepts

MTH113 General Education Mathematics


4.5 
 Physical and Life Science:
 One physical science source – min 4.5 QH

PHY101 Introduction to Physics


4.5 
 Behavioral Science:
 One behavioral science course – min 4.5 QH

SYC114 Introduction to Psychology


4.5 
 Additional General Education Requirements:
 CAR202 Creating a Professional Identity

PRDV110 Career Development


4.5 
 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 24  36 
 ACC201 Principles of Financial Accounting
 BUS101 Principles of Business
 BUS400 Operations and Strategic Management
 BUS430 Management and Leadership
 BUS453 Ethics and Social Responsibility in MGMT
 MIS103 Management Info Systems Concepts
 MKT300 Principles of Marketing
 PJM454 Project Management
 ACCT110 Principles of Accounting
 BUSN110 Introduction to Business Administration
 BUSN150 Business Operations
 MGMT120 Principles of Management
 BUSN160 Business Ethics
 CSIT100 Computer Applications
 MKTG110 Principles of Marketing
 MGMT250 Project Management







4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
 PROGRAM ELECTIVES 18  27 
 Free Electives

 

 BUSN112 Organizational Theory and Behavior
 BUSN130 Customer Relationship Management
 BUSN140 Social Media Marketing
 FNCE100 Introduction to Finance
 COMM130 Marketing Communications
 BUSN170 Fund of Business Analysis





4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
 TOTAL TRANSFER: 60 90 

Step II: National Louis University, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Upon transfer, students should expect to take some, if not all, courses listed below at National Louis University.

SH  QH 
 Student Success Seminar:
GEN103 Student Success Seminar
ENG201 Intermediate English Composition
ENG203 Effective Speaking Undergrad
ART101 Basic Art Appreciation
PHI107 Ethics, Logic and Critical Inquiry OR HIS103 History Across the Globe
MTH102 Statistical Foundations
SCI102 Survey of Biological Science with Lab or SCI225 Human Impact on the Environment
ECO200 Macroeconomics for Today’s Professional
HIS102, SOC101, SOC204, or SOC222
CAR203 You the Professional
31

 

47

 

 

 Business Administration Major:
 ACC202 Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUS431 Professional Communication for Managers
BUS450 Data Analysis for Managers
BUS452 Legal and Corporate Gov Issues in Management
FIN444 Finance and Accoun Conc for Managers
HRM400 Human Resource Management
INT315 Global Perspectives
MIS436 Technology App in Management
BUS490 Internship
28

 

42

 

 Electives
 TOTAL: 60  90 

SUMMARY OF DEGREE PLAN:

 Summary
 Midwestern Career College – Associate Degree
 National Louis University – Courses taken at NLU
SH 
60 
60 
QH 
90 
90 
 TOTAL: 120  180 

Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration to the Bachelor of Science, Management

Step I: Midwestern Career College, Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

Students preparing to transfer to National Louis University and pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Management after completing an AAS in Business Administration should take the courses listed in the center column to prepare for NLU’s degree requirements.

 BA Business Administration Requirements  MCC courses which fulfill NLU requirements SH  QH 
 GENERAL EDUCATION 18  27 
 Communications:
 ENG101 Beginning English Composition

HUM115 Introduction to Humanities


4.5 
 Humanities:
 One course – min 4.5 QH

HUM115 Introduction to Humanities


4.5 
 Physical and Life Science:
 One physical science source – min 4.5 QH

PHY101 Introduction to Physics


4.5 
 Behavioral Science:
 One behavioral science course – min 4.5 QH

SYC114 Introduction to Psychology


4.5 
 General Education Electives
 Additional 60 QH of courses
MTH113 General Education Mathematics
PRDV110 Career Development
BUSN110 Intro to Business Administration
BUSN150 Business Operations
CSIT100 Computer Applications
3
3
3
3
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.5
 MAJOR 9  13.5 
 BUS430 Management and Leadership
BUS453 Ethics and Social Responsibility in MGMT
PJM454 Project Management
 MGMT120 Principles of Management
BSN160 Business Ethics
MGMT250 Project Management


4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
 PROGRAM ELECTIVES 18  27 
 Free Electives

 

 

 ACCT110 Principles of Accounting
MKTG110 Principles of Marketing
BUSN112 Organizational Theory & Behavior
BUSN130 Customer Relationship Management
BUSN140 Social Media Marketing
FNCE100 Introduction to Finance
COMM130 Marketing Communications
BUSN170 Fund of Business Analysis





3
3
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5 
4.5
4.5
4.5 
 TOTAL TRANSFER: 60  90 

Step II: National Louis University, Bachelor of Science in Management

Upon transfer, students should expect to take some, if not all, courses listed below at National Louis University.

SH  QH 
 General Education
 ENG203 Effective Speaking for the Undergraduate
ART101 Art Appreciation I
ART103 Art Appreciation II
MTH102 Statistical Foundations
HIS102 Intro to Political Science OR HIS203 Survey of U.S. History
 13

 

 

20 

 

 

 Business Administration Major
 BUS431 Professional Communication for Managers
BUS450 Data Analysis for Managers
BUS452 Legal and Corporate Gov Issues in Management
BUS499 Strategic Management Capstone
ECO440 Economics for Managers
FIN444 Finance and Accoun Conc for Managers
MIS436 Technology App in Management
MKT458 Markeing for Managers
OBD432 Organizational Behavior
28 

 

 

42 

 

 

 Free Electives and/or one of the available concentrations 19  28 
 TOTAL: 60  90 

SUMMARY OF DEGREE PLAN:

 Summary
 Midwestern Career College – Associate Degree
 National Louis University – Courses taken at NLU
SH 
60 
60 
QH 
90 
90 
 TOTAL: 120  180