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Architecture

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Architecture

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding the course equivalenicies below.

  1. GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM - Please consult the General Education section of the current IIT Bulletin for complete requirements.
    1. Basic Writing Proficiency - Students must show basic writing proficiency by receiving a satisfactory score on the Writing Proficiency Examination or by passing an English Composition course.
    2. Humanities - Choose one course from the following: RELIGN 102, 103, 106, 107; HISTORY 111, 112, 113, 141, 142, 230, 232, 233; HUM 201, 202, 205, 206, 207, 210, 212; LIT 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 126, 127, 150, 211, 220, 221, 223, 299; or PHIL 106, 107, 108, 110, 201, 202, 215.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTHRO 201, 202, 210; RELIGN 108; ECON 113, 201, 202, 203, 204; GEOG 101, 102, 115; POL SCI 200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 211, 215; PSYCH 201, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 213, 214, 215, 217, 222, 223, 224; SOC SCI 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 221; or SOC 110, 201, 202, 203, 205, 207, 209, 210, 211, 225, 241, 280.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: AFRI AMER 101; ART 103, 130;RELIGN 101; FIN ART 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110; HISTORY 114, 115, 117, 118, 210, 211, 212, 215, 216, 243, 247, 248; HUM 105, 107, 123, 141, 203, 208, 215; LIT 115, 124, 125, 128, 130, 131, 133, 137, 155; MUSIC 121, 122, 124, 221, 223, 224; PHIL 225; or THR ART 134.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Architecture program at IIT and their direct equivalents at the City Colleges of Chicago:
CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 141 Plane Trigonometry MATH 119
MATH 204-1 Calculus for Business and Social Science MATH 122
PHYSICS 221 or Mechanics, Waves, and Heat PHYS 200
PHYSICS 231 General Physics I:Mechanics & Wave Motion PHYS 200
ARCHITC 104 History of Architecture I AAH 119
ARCHITC 105 History of Architecture II AAH 120
ARCHITC 170 Computer Aided Design I for Architectural Drafting Techniques ARCH 125 (see note below)

Note: The above courses are recommended equivalents to courses in the first year of the Bachelor of Architecture curriculum at IIT. Transfer credit will be granted based on a portfolio review. Contact the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs - College of Architecture for more information (312) 567-3230.