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Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding the course equivalencies 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: COMPARATIVE RELIGION 102, 103, 106, 107; HISTORY 111, 112, 113, 141, 142, 230, 232, 233; HUMANITIES 201, 202, 205, 206, 207, 210, 212; LITERATURE 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 126, 127, 150, 211, 220, 221, 223, 299; or PHILOSOPHY 106, 107, 108, 110, 201, 202, 215.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTHROPOLOGY 201, 202, 210; COMPARATIVE RELIGION 108; ECONOMICS 201, 202, 203, 204; GEOGRAPHY 101, 102, 115; POLITICAL SCIENCE 200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 211, 215; PSYCHOLOGY 201, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 213, 214, 215, 222, 223, 224; SOCIAL SCIENCE 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 221; or SOCIOLOGY 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: AFRICANA STUDIES 101; ARCHITECTURE 104, 105; ART 103, 114, 130; COMPARATIVE RELIGION 101; FINE ART 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110; HISTORY 114, 115, 117, 118, 210, 211, 212, 215, 216, 243, 247, 248; HUMANITIES 105, 107, 123, 141, 203, 208, 215; LITERATURE 115, 124, 125, 128, 130, 131, 133, 137, 155; MUSIC 121, 122, 124, 221, 223, 224; PHILOSOPHY 225; or THEATHER ART 134.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at the City Colleges of Chicago:
CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATHEMATICS 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATHEMATICS 208 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATHEMATICS 209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MATHEMATICS 210 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 2)
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS 142 or C-based Programming Language CS 105
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS 144 Java-Based Programming Language CS 105
PHYSICS 235 Engineering Physics I:Mechanics & Wave Motion PHYS 123
PHYSICS 236 Engineering Physics II:Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 221
PHYSICS 237 Engineering Physics III:Heat light and Modern Physics PHYS 224
CHEMISTRY 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEMISTRY 203 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEMISTRY 204 Quantitative Analysis CHEM 247
CHEMISTRY 205 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHEMISTRY 207-1 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240 (CHEM only)
CHEMISTRY 207 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
BIOLOGY 121 Biology I BIOL 107 and 109 (see note 3)
BIOLOGY 122 Biology II BIOL 115 and 117 (see note 3)
BIOLOGY 241 Genetics BIOL 214 (see note 3)
MICROBIOLOGY 233 General Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225 (see note 3)

Note 1. Not required for Biology.
Note 2. Not required for Biology or Biochemistry.
Note 3. Required for Biochemistry, Biology and the Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics programs.