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Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

For students attending: College of Lake County
Who plan to major in: Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry and 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: ENG 223, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 241, 243, 244, 246; HST 121, 122, 123, 124, 221, 222, 223; HUM 121, 122, 221; or PHI 121, 123, 125, 126, 221.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose two courses from the following: ANT 121, 221, 224, 228; ECO 110, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225; GEG 122, 123, 223; PSC 121, 122, 221, 222, 223; PSY 121, 122, 129, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226; or SOC 121, 222, 223, 224, 225.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ARC 228; ART 121, 240, 241, 242, 260; ENG 128, 129, 222, 224, 247, 263, 264; HST 126, 127, 129, 225, 240, 241; HUM 123, 125, 127, 128, 222, 223, 226; MUS 124, 140, 224; PHI 129; or THE 121.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at College of Lake County:
CLC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 145 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 146 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 246 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MTH 227 Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
CIT 134 or Introduction to Programming CS 105
CIT 138 or Introduction to C Programming CS 105
PHY 123 Physics for Science and Engineering I PHYS 123
PHY 123 and 124 Physics for Science and Engineering I and II PHYS 123 and 221 (see note 2)
PHY 124 and 221 Physics for Science and Engineering II and III PHYS 221 and 223
CHM 121 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 123 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 221 Analytical Chemistry CHEM 247
CHM 222 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 223 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
CHM 223 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240 (Chemistry only)
BIO 161 General Biology BIOL 107 and 109 (see note 2)
BIO 244 Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 115 and 117 (see note 2)
BIO 246 Introduction to Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225 (see note 2)

Note 1. Not required for the Biology program. Math 252 not required for Biochemistry.
Note 2. Required only for Biochemistry and Chemistry.
Note 3. Required for Biology, Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Biology.