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Physics

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education

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 two courses 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 Physics, Applied Physics or Physics Education programs 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 142 or Introduction to C or C++ Language CS 105
CIS 144 Introduction to JAVA Programming Language CS 105
PHYS 235 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
PHYS 236 Engineering Physics II PHYS 221
PHYS 237 Engineering Physics III PHYS 223
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEM 203 General Chemistry II CHEM 125 (see note 1)
BIOL 121 Biology I BIOL 107 (see note 2)

Note 1. CHEM 125 is not required for Applied Physics.
Note 2. BIOL 107 is required for Physics Education only.