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Biomedical Engineering

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

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: COMP REL 102, 103, 106, 107; HIST 111, 112, 113, 141, 142, 221, 222, 230, 231, 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, 219.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTH 201, 202, 210, 219, 220; COMP REL 108; ECON 101, 113, 201, 202, 203, 204; GEOG 101, 102, 115, 212; POLS 200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 211, 215; PSYC 201, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 220, 222, 223, 224; SOC SCI 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 221; or SOC 110, 201, 202, 203, 205, 207, 209, 210, 211, 225, 235, 241, 280, 281.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: AFRI AMER 101; ARCH 104, 105; ART 103, 114, 130; COMP REL 101; ENGL 203; FINE ARTS 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 110; HIST 114, 115, 117, 118, 210, 211, 212, 215, 216, 243, 245, 247, 248; HUM 105, 107, 123, 141, 203, 208, 215, 220, 250; LIT 115, 124, 125, 128, 130, 131, 133, 137, 155; MUSIC 121, 122, 124, 221, 223, 224; PHIL 225; or THE 134.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biomedical Engineering program at IIT and their direct equivalents at the City Colleges of Chicago:
CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 208 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 210 Differential Equations MATH 252
CIS 144 Introduction to JAVA Programming Language CS 105 or CS 115 and 116
CIS 244 Advanced JAVA Programming Language CS 331 (see note 2)
PHYS 235 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
PHYS 236 Engineering Physics II PHYS 221
PHYS 237 Engineering Physics III PHYS 224 (see note 3)
PHYS 215 and 216 Statics and Dynamics MMAE 200 (see note 1)
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEM 203 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEM 205 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see notes 1 & 3)
CHEM 207 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (see note 1 & 3)
BIOL 122 Biology II BIOL 115 and 117

Note 1. Required only for the Cell and Tissue Engineering track.
Note 2. Required only for The Neural Engineering and Medical Imaging track.
Note 3. Can be used as electives in the Medical Imaging and Neural Imaging track.