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Psychology

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

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; 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.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of eleven (11) hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should complete BIOL 114, 115, 121 or 122 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 11 hours: ASTR 201, 202; BIOL 101, 102, 104, 106, 109, 110, 113, 114, 115, 116, 119, 121, 122; BOTANY 201, 202; CHEM 105, 121, 122, 201, 203, 212; MICRO 119, 233, 234; PHYS 231, 232, 235, 236; ZOOL 211, 212, 216.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at the City Colleges of Chicago:
CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 141 and 204 or Plane Trigonometry and Calculus for Business and Social Sciences MATH 119 and 122
MATH 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
CIS 103 or Introduction to BASIC Language CS ELECT (see note 2)
CIS 144 Introduction to JAVA Programming Language CS 105
PSYC 201 General Psychology PSYC 221
PSYC 206 Business and Industrial Psychology PSYC 301 (see note 2)
PSYC 211 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 2)
PSYC 213 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 2)
PSYC 217 Brain, Mind and Behavior PSYC 222
BIOL 114 or General Education Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIOL 121 or Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIOL 115 or Human Biology BIOL 115 and 117
BIOL 122 Biology II BIOL 115 and 117

Note 1. This course will substitute for IIT's CS 105 requirement.
Note 2. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have the final approval to determine transfer credit.