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Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

For students attending: College of DuPage
Who plan to major in: Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

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: ENGLI 1130, 1150, 1151, 1152, 1153, 1154, 1156, 1158, 1159, 1160, 1165, 2220, 2221, 2222, 2223, 2224, 2226, 2227, 2228; HIST 1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, 2235, 2245, 2260; HUM 1102, 1105, 1110; PHILO 1100, 1110, 1112, 1114, 1116, 1130, 1145, 1150, 1170, 1175, 2200; REL 1150.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTHR 1100, 1105, 1120, 1130; ECONO 2201, 2202, 2210, 2220; GEOG 1100, 1105, 1120, 1130, 1140, 2204, 2205, 2220, 2221, 2223, 2235; POLS 1100, 1101, 1160, 2203, 2220, 2221; PSYCH 1100, 1140, 1150, 2205, 2210, 2220, 2230, 2233, 2235, 2237, 2240, 2255, 2260, 2270; SOC SCI 1100; or SOCIO 1100, 1120, 2210, 2215, 2220, 2230, 2251, 2252, 2253..
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 1100, 2211, 2212, 2213, 2214; ENGLI 1125, 1135, 1157; HIST 2205, 2215, 2220, 2225, 2230, 2240, 2265, 2270; HUM 1101; MUSIC 1100, 1104, 1105, 1115; PHILO 1125, 1160, 2250; REL 1100, 1110, 1120, 1155, 2160; or THEAT 1100, 1104.
    5. Science Electives for Computer Science majors - A minimum of fourteen (14) hours is required to fulfill this requirement. At least one natural science or engineering elective must be in a field other than physics. A CS major should complete PHYS 2111 and 2112 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 14credit hours: ANAT 1500, 1551, 1552; CHEMI 1105, 1211, 1212, 1551; BIOLO 1100, 1110, 1120, 1140, 1151, 1152, 2150; BOT 1320, 2360; EAS 1122, 1124; MICRO 2420; PHYSI 1100, 2112, 2115; ZOO 2250, 2260.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Computer Science or Computer Information Systems programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at College of DuPage:
COD COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 2231 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2232 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 2233 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MATH 2270 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
MATH 2245 Linear Algebra MATH 332 (see note 1)
PHYSI 2111 Physics for Science & Engineering I PHYS 123
PHYSI 2112 Physics for Science & Engineering II PHYS 221 (see note 1)
BIOLO 1151 Principles of Biological Science I BIOL 107 (see note 2)
ANAT 1551 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 (see note 2)
CHEMI 1551 Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 124 (see note 2)
CIS 2541 or C++ Language Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 2485or C++ for Science and Engineering CS 115 and 116
CIS 2571 Introduction to JAVA CS 115 and 116
CIS 2542 Advanced C++ with Data Structure Applications CS 331
CIS 2420 Microprocessor ASSEMBLY Language CS 350
MATH 2115 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
POLS 1101 American Politics PS 200 (see note 2)
PSYCH 1100 General Psychology PSYC 221 (see note 2)

Note 1. Required only for the Computer Science program.
Note 2. Required only for the Computer Information Systems program