CORE 42 Courses

CORE 42 transfer courses are listed below.  These courses will transfer as equivalent college credit to all public two- and four-year colleges and universities in Missouri.  To view the complete list of courses from all Institutions of Higher Education, please see the CORE 42 Course Database.

OTC math courses approved with CORE 42 designation (MTH 128, MTH 128S, MTH 130, MTH 130S, MTH 138) have guaranteed transfer to all Missouri public higher education institutions. Any math course with a CORE 42 prerequisite will satisfy the math general education credit. The higher level math courses may not have direct transfer to all four-year universities. Students should check with their receiving institution for transferability of these courses.

2020-2021 Core 42 Transfer Courses

Knowledge Area: Humanities and Fine Arts – 9 credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines.  There is a limit of three (3) credit hours of Performance (PERF) courses that can be applied to the Humanities and Fine Arts Knowledge Area and to the total CORE 42.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ARTS 100 Art Appreciation ART 100 Art and Experience
MOTR ARTS 101 Art History I ART 101 Art History I
MOTR ARTS 102 Art History II ART 105 Art History II
MOTR PERF 105D Studio Art-Introduction to Drawing ART 120 Drawing I
MOTR LANG 105 American Sign Language I ASL 101 American Sign Language I
MOTR LANG 106 American Sign Language II ASL 102 American Sign Language II
MOTR LANG 105 Chinese I CHN 101 Beginning Chinese
MOTR LITR 100 Introduction to Literature ENG 180 Introduction to Literature
MOTR LITR 200 World Literature ENG 260 Survey of World Literature I
MOTR LITR 200 World Literature ENG 265 Survey of World Literature II
MOTR LITR 102 British Literature ENG 340 Survey English Literature I
MOTR LITR 102 British Literature ENG 341 Survey English Literature II
MOTR LITR 101 American Literature ENG 350 Survey American Literature I
MOTR LITR 101 American Literature ENG 351 Survey American Literature II
MOTR LANG 101 French I FRN 101 Beginning French I
MOTR LANG 102 French II FRN 102 Beginning French II
MOTR LANG 105 German I GRM 101 Beginning German I
MOTR LANG 106 German II GRM 102 Beginning German II
MOTR MUSC 102 World Music MUS 101 Music of the World
MOTR MUSC 100 Music Appreciation MUS 105 Western Music Appreciation
MOTR MUSC 100J Music Appreciation-Jazz MUS 106 Jazz Appreciation
MOTR MUSC 101 Music Fundamentals MUS 110 Music Fundamentals
MOTR PERF 102C Music Performance-Choir MUS 235 OTC Concert Choir
MOTR PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
MOTR PHIL 102 Introduction to Ethics PHL 105 Introduction to Ethics
MOTR RELG 101O Religious Texts Old Testament REL 101 Intro to Old Testament
MOTR RELG 101N Religious Texts New Testament REL 102 Intro to New Testament
MOTR RELG 100 World Religion REL 100 Intro Religions of the World
MOTR LANG 103 Spanish I SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I
MOTR LANG 104 Spanish II SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II
MOTR THEA 100A Theatre Appreciation THR 101 Introduction to Theater
Knowledge Area: Mathematical Sciences – Three (3) credit hours minimum. Mathematical Sciences courses that use one of the pathways courses as a prerequisite will meet the general education credit for math (includes: MTH 131, 140, 141, 210, 215, 230, 240, 241).
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling MTH 128 Contemporary Mathematics
MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling MTH 128S Contemporary Mathematics
MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra MTH 130 College Algebra
MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra MTH 130S College Algebra
MOTR MATH 150 Pre-Calculus MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
Knowledge Area: Natural Sciences – Seven (7) credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines, including one course with a lab component.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR LIFS 100AP Essentials in Human Biology BCS 115 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology
MOTR LIFS 100N Essentials in Human Biology BCS 132 Allied Health Nutrition
MOTR LIFS 150LA Human Biology with Lab BCS 165 Human Anatomy
MOTR LIFS 150PP Human Biology BCS 210 Pathophysiology
MOTR BIOL 100L Essentials in Biology with Lab BIO 100 Life Science
MOTR BIOL 100LEV Essentials in Biology with Lab BIO 105 Environmental Science
MOTR LIFS 100N Essentials in Human Biology BIO 135 Nutrition for Living
MOTR BIOL 100 Essentials in Biology BIO 142 Essential Biology
MOTR BIOL 150L Biology with Lab BIO 160 General Biology I
MOTR CHEM 100L Essentials in Chemistry with Lab CHM 101 Introductory Chemistry
MOTR CHEM 150 Chemistry I CHM 160 General Chemistry I
MOTR CHEM 150L Chemistry I with Lab CHM 160/161 General Chemistry I with Lab
MOTR PHYS 100L Essentials in Physics with Lab PHY 105 Introduction to Physics
MOTR GEOL 100L Geology with Lab PHY 110 Introduction to Geology
MOTR ASTR 100L Astronomy with Lab PHY 115 Introduction to Astronomy
MOTR PHYS 150L Physics I with Lab PHY 120 General Physics I
MOTR PHYS 200L Advanced Physics I with Lab PHY 220 Physics Engineers & Scientists I
Knowledge Area: Oral Communication – Three (3) credit hours minimum.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR COMM 100 Introduction to Communications COM 100 Introduction to Communication
MOTR COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking COM 105 Public Speaking
MOTR COMM 120 Interpersonal Communication COM 200 Interpersonal Communication
Knowledge Area: Social and Behavioral Sciences – Nine (9) credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines, including at least one Civics course.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ANTH 101 General Anthropology ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology
MOTR ANTH 201 Cultural Anthropology ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology
MOTR SBSC 100 Introduction to Mass Communications COM 150 Introduction to Mass Communication
MOTR CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice CRM 210 Introduction to Criminal Justice
MOTR ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics ECO 270 Principles of Macroeconomics
MOTR ECON 102 Introduction to Microeconomics ECO 275 Principles of Microeconomics
MOTR GEOG 101 World Regional Geography GRY-101 World Geography
MOTR HIST 201 World History I HST 105 World History I
MOTR HIST 202 World History II HST 106 World  History II
MOTR HIST 101 American History I HST 120 U.S. History I: to 1865
MOTR HIST 102 American History II HST 130 U.S. History II: 1865 to Present
MOTR POSC 101 American Government PLS 101 American Government & Politics
MOTR POSC 201 International Relations PLS 201 International Relations
MOTR PSYC 100 General Psychology PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology
MOTR PSYC 200 Life Span Human Development PSY-130 Life Span Development Psychology
MOTR SOCI 101 General Sociology SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
MOTR URBN 202 Introduction to Urban Studies SOC 210 Urban Sociology
Knowledge Area: Written Communication – Six (6) credit hours minimum.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I ENG 100 Composition I With Support
MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I ENG 101 Composition I
MOTR ENGL 200 Composition II ENG 102 Composition II
MOTR ENGL 110 Technical Writing ENG 150 Technical Writing

2019-2020 Core 42 Transfer Courses

Knowledge Area: Humanities and Fine Arts – 9 credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines.  There is a limit of three (3) credit hours of Performance (PERF) courses that can be applied to the Humanities and Fine Arts Knowledge Area and to the total CORE 42.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ARTS 100 Art Appreciation ART 100 Art and Experience
MOTR ARTS 101 Art History I ART 101 Art History I
MOTR ARTS 102 Art History II ART 105 Art History II
MOTR PERF 105D Studio Art-Introduction to Drawing ART 120 Drawing I
MOTR LANG 105 American Sign Language I ASL 101 American Sign Language I
MOTR LANG 106 American Sign Language II ASL 102 American Sign Language II
MOTR LANG 105 Chinese I CHN 101 Beginning Chinese
MOTR LITR 100 Introduction to Literature ENG 180 Introduction to Literature
MOTR LITR 200 World Literature ENG 260 Survey of World Literature I
MOTR LITR 200 World Literature ENG 265 Survey of World Literature II
MOTR LITR 102 British Literature ENG 340 Survey English Literature I
MOTR LITR 102 British Literature ENG 341 Survey English Literature II
MOTR LITR 101 American Literature ENG 350 Survey American Literature I
MOTR LITR 101 American Literature ENG 351 Survey American Literature II
MOTR LANG 101 French I FRN 101 Beginning French I
MOTR LANG 102 French II FRN 102 Beginning French II
MOTR LANG 105 German I GRM 101 Beginning German I
MOTR LANG 106 German II GRM 102 Beginning German II
MOTR MUSC 102 World Music MUS 101 Music of the World
MOTR MUSC 100 Music Appreciation MUS 105 Western Music Appreciation
MOTR MUSC 100J Music Appreciation-Jazz MUS 106 Jazz Appreciation
MOTR MUSC 101 Music Fundamentals MUS 110 Music Fundamentals
MOTR PERF 102C Music Performance-Choir MUS 235 OTC Concert Choir
MOTR PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
MOTR PHIL 102 Introduction to Ethics PHL 105 Introduction to Ethics
MOTR RELG 101O Religious Texts Old Testament REL 101 Intro to Old Testament
MOTR RELG 101N Religious Texts New Testament REL 102 Intro to New Testament
MOTR RELG 100 World Religion REL 100 Intro Religions of the World
MOTR LANG 103 Spanish I SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I
MOTR LANG 104 Spanish II SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II
MOTR THEA 100A Theatre Appreciation THR 101 Introduction to Theater
Knowledge Area: Mathematical Sciences – Three (3) credit hours minimum. Mathematical Sciences courses that use one of the pathways courses as a prerequisite will meet the general education credit for math (includes: MTH 131, 140, 141, 210, 215, 230, 240, 241).
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling MTH 128 Contemporary Mathematics
MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling MTH 128S Contemporary Mathematics
MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra MTH 130 College Algebra
MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra MTH 130S College Algebra
MOTR MATH 150 Pre-Calculus MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
Knowledge Area: Natural Sciences – Seven (7) credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines, including one course with a lab component.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR LIFS 100AP Essentials in Human Biology BCS 115 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology
MOTR LIFS 100N Essentials in Human Biology BCS 132 Allied Health Nutrition
MOTR LIFS 150LA Human Biology with Lab BCS 165 Human Anatomy
MOTR LIFS 150PP Human Biology BCS 210 Pathophysiology
MOTR BIOL 100L Essentials in Biology with Lab BIO 100 Life Science
MOTR BIOL 100LEV Essentials in Biology with Lab BIO 105 Environmental Science
MOTR LIFS 100N Essentials in Human Biology BIO 135 Nutrition for Living
MOTR BIOL 100 Essentials in Biology BIO 142 Essential Biology
MOTR BIOL 150L Biology with Lab BIO 160 General Biology I
MOTR CHEM 100L Essentials in Chemistry with Lab CHM 101 Introductory Chemistry
MOTR CHEM 150 Chemistry I CHM 160 General Chemistry I
MOTR CHEM 150L Chemistry I with Lab CHM 160/161 General Chemistry I with Lab
MOTR PHYS 100L Essentials in Physics with Lab PHY 105 Introduction to Physics
MOTR GEOL 100L Geology with Lab PHY 110 Introduction to Geology
MOTR ASTR 100L Astronomy with Lab PHY 115 Introduction to Astronomy
MOTR PHYS 150L Physics I with Lab PHY 120 General Physics I
MOTR PHYS 200L Advanced Physics I with Lab PHY 220 Physics Engineers & Scientists I
Knowledge Area: Oral Communication – Three (3) credit hours minimum.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR COMM 100 Introduction to Communications COM 100 Introduction to Communication
MOTR COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking COM 105 Public Speaking
MOTR COMM 120 Interpersonal Communication COM 200 Interpersonal Communication
Knowledge Area: Social and Behavioral Sciences – Nine (9) credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines, including at least one Civics course.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ANTH 101 General Anthropology ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology
MOTR ANTH 201 Cultural Anthropology ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology
MOTR SBSC 100 Introduction to Mass Communications COM 150 Introduction to Mass Communication
MOTR CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice CRM 210 Introduction to Criminal Justice
MOTR ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics ECO 270 Principles of Macroeconomics
MOTR ECON 102 Introduction to Microeconomics ECO 275 Principles of Microeconomics
MOTR GEOG 101 World Regional Geography GRY-101 World Geography
MOTR HIST 201 World History I HST 105 World History I
MOTR HIST 202 World History II HST 106 World  History II
MOTR HIST 101 American History I HST 120 U.S. History I: to 1865
MOTR HIST 102 American History II HST 130 U.S. History II: 1865 to Present
MOTR POSC 101 American Government PLS 101 American Government & Politics
MOTR POSC 201 International Relations PLS 201 International Relations
MOTR PSYC 100 General Psychology PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology
MOTR PSYC 200 Life Span Human Development PSY-130 Life Span Development Psychology
MOTR SOCI 101 General Sociology SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
MOTR URBN 202 Introduction to Urban Studies SOC 210 Urban Sociology
Knowledge Area: Written Communication – Six (6) credit hours minimum.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I ENG 100 Composition I With Support
MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I ENG 101 Composition I
MOTR ENGL 200 Composition II ENG 102 Composition II
MOTR ENGL 110 Technical Writing ENG 150 Technical Writing

2018-2019 Core 42 Transfer Courses

Knowledge Area: Humanities and Fine Arts – 9 credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines.  There is a limit of three (3) credit hours of Performance (PERF) courses that can be applied to the Humanities and Fine Arts Knowledge Area and to the total CORE 42.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ARTS 100 Art Appreciation ART 100 Art and Experience
MOTR ARTS 101 Art History I ART 101 Art History I
MOTR ARTS 102 Art History II ART 105 Art History II
MOTR PERF 105D Studio Art-Introduction to Drawing ART 120 Drawing I
MOTR LANG 105 American Sign Language I ASL 101 American Sign Language I
MOTR LANG 106 American Sign Language II ASL 102 American Sign Language II
MOTR LANG 105 Chinese I CHN 101 Beginning Chinese
MOTR LITR 100 Introduction to Literature ENG 180 Introduction to Literature
MOTR LITR 200 World Literature ENG 260 Survey of World Literature I
MOTR LITR 200 World Literature ENG 265 Survey of World Literature II
MOTR LITR 102 British Literature ENG 340 Survey English Literature I
MOTR LITR 102 British Literature ENG 341 Survey English Literature II
MOTR LITR 101 American Literature ENG 350 Survey American Literature I
MOTR LITR 101 American Literature ENG 351 Survey American Literature II
MOTR LANG 101 French I FRN 101 Beginning French I
MOTR LANG 102 French II FRN 102 Beginning French II
MOTR LANG 105 German I GRM 101 Beginning German I
MOTR LANG 106 German II GRM 102 Beginning German II
MOTR MUSC 102 World Music MUS 101 Music of the World
MOTR MUSC 100 Music Appreciation MUS 105 Western Music Appreciation
MOTR MUSC 100J Music Appreciation-Jazz MUS 106 Jazz Appreciation
MOTR MUSC 101 Music Fundamentals MUS 110 Music Fundamentals
MOTR PERF 102C Music Performance-Choir MUS 235 OTC Concert Choir
MOTR PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
MOTR PHIL 102 Introduction to Ethics PHL 105 Introduction to Ethics
MOTR RELG 100 World Religion REL 100 Intro Religions of the World
MOTR LANG 103 Spanish I SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I
MOTR LANG 104 Spanish II SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II
MOTR THEA 100A Theatre Appreciation THR 101 Introduction to Theater
Knowledge Area: Mathematical Sciences – Three (3) credit hours minimum. Mathematical Sciences courses that use one of the pathways courses as a prerequisite will meet the general education credit for math (includes: MTH 131, 140, 141, 210, 215, 230, 240, 241).
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling MTH 128 Contemporary Mathematics
MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling MTH 128S Contemporary Mathematics
MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra MTH 130 College Algebra
MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra MTH 130S College Algebra
MOTR MATH 150 Pre-Calculus MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
Knowledge Area: Natural Sciences – Seven (7) credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines, including one course with a lab component.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR LIFS 100L Essentials in Human Biology with Lab BCS 115 Survey of Anatomy & Physiology
MOTR LIFS 100 Essentials in Human Biology BCS 132 Allied Health Nutrition
MOTR LIFS 150L Human Biology with Lab BCS 146 Anatomy & Physiology II
MOTR LIFS 150L Human Biology with Lab BCS 165 Human Anatomy
MOTR LIFS 150 Human Biology BCS 210 Pathophysiology
MOTR BIOL 100L Essentials in Biology with Lab BIO 100 Life Science
MOTR BIOL 100L Essentials in Biology with Lab BIO 105 Environmental Science
MOTR LIFS 100 Essentials in Human Biology BIO 135 Nutrition for Living
MOTR BIOL 100 Essentials in Biology BIO 142 Essential Biology
MOTR BIOL 150L Biology with Lab BIO 160 General Biology I
MOTR CHEM 100L Essentials in Chemistry with Lab CHM 101 Introductory Chemistry
MOTR CHEM 150 Chemistry I CHM 160 General Chemistry I
MOTR CHEM 150L Chemistry I with Lab CHM 160/161 General Chemistry I with Lab
MOTR GEOL 100L Geology with Lab PHY 110 Introduction to Geology
MOTR ASTR 100L Astronomy with Lab PHY 115 Introduction to Astronomy
MOTR PHYS 150L Physics I with Lab PHY 120 General Physics I
MOTR PHYS 200L Advanced Physics I with Lab PHY 220 Physics Engineers & Scientists I
Knowledge Area: Oral Communication – Six (6) credit hours minimum.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR COMM 100 Introduction to Communications COM 100 Introduction to Communication
MOTR COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking COM 105 Public Speaking
MOTR COMM 120 Interpersonal Communication COM 200 Interpersonal Communication
Knowledge Area: Social and Behavioral Sciences – Nine (9) credit hours minimum, from at least two (2) disciplines, including at least one Civics course.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ANTH 101 General Anthropology ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology
MOTR ANTH 201 Cultural Anthropology ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology
MOTR ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics ECO 270 Principles of Macroeconomics
MOTR ECON 102 Introduction to Microeconomics ECO 275 Principles of Microeconomics
MOTR GEOG 101 World Regional Geography GRY-101 World Geography
MOTR HIST 201 World History I HST 105 World History I
MOTR HIST 202 World History II HST 106 World  History II
MOTR HIST 101 American History I HST 120 U.S. History I: to 1865
MOTR HIST 102 American History II HST 130 U.S. History II: 1865 to Present
MOTR POSC 101 American Government PLS 101 American Government & Politics
MOTR POSC 201 International Relations PLS 201 International Relations
MOTR PSYC 100 General Psychology PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology
MOTR PSYC 200 Life Span Human Development PSY-130 Life Span Development Psychology
MOTR SOCI 101 General Sociology SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
Knowledge Area: Written Communication – Six (6) credit hours minimum.
MOTR COURSE NUMBER MOTR COURSE NAME OTC COURSE NUMBER OTC COURSE NAME
MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I ENG 100/100A Composition I With Support
MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I ENG 101 Composition I
MOTR ENGL 200 Composition II ENG 102 Composition II
MOTR ENGL 110 Technical Writing ENG 150 Technical Writing