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Psychology

For students attending: College of Lake County
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: 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; 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.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should complete BIO 121 or 124 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 11 credit hours: AST 121; BIO 120, 127, 140, 141, 149; CHM 120, 121, 123, 125; or PHY 121, 122. 123.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at College of Lake County:
CLC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 123 and 224 or Trigonometry and Calculus for Business and Social Science MATH 119 and 122
MTH 145 Calculus & Analytical Geometry I MATH 151
BIO 121 General Biology I BIOL 107, 109
CIT 134 Introduction to Programming CS 104
PSY 121 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 1)
PSY 225 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 1)

Note 1. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have the final approval to determine transfer credit.