Transfer students who have at least 40 hours of transferable credit, may choose to pursue Shimer’s BS degree in Humanities, Social Sciences or Natural Sciences. Transfer students with at least 60 hours of transferable credits enter Shimer with Junior standing and will be able to graduate in two years.
Consult the Transfer Guides in the sidebar to the right for course equivalencies for community colleges. If you do not see your school, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
30 semester hours: Basic Studies Courses
10 semester hours: Area Studies Courses
20 semester hours: Integrative Studies Courses
60 semester hours: Elective Courses
5 semester hours: Senior Thesis
Comprehensive Examinations: Degree candidates must successfully complete the Mathematics Competency Examination, the Basic Studies Comprehensive Examination, and at least one Area Studies Comprehensive Examination.
Writing Projects: Degree candidates must successfully complete all required writing projects, semester papers, a Research Paper, and a Senior Thesis.