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Applied Mathematics

For students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Applied Mathematics

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: HIS 101, 102, 115, 116, 118, 120, 121, 151, 152, 160, 201; HUM 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, 110, 112, 113, 117, 118, 124, 170, 202, 203, 204, 205, 216, 217, 231; INS 107, 204; or LIT 201, 202, 203, 205, 210, 211, 214, 215, 216, 217, 219, 223, 230, 231, 235, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ATR 110, 120, 170, 210, 220; BEC 101, 102, 103; ECN 111; GEO 116; INS 131, 133, 135, 138, 224; POS 150, 151, 152, 250, 251, 253; PSY 100, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 225; or SOC 100, 201, 209, 210, 211, 215, 220, 225, 230.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 115, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155; HIS 130, 131, 140, 141; HUM 208, 224; INS 159, 208; LIT 222, 225, 229; MUS 104, 105, 106, 107; or THE 100, 122, 124.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of thirteen (13) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. An Applied Mathematics major should complete PHY 111 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 13 credit hours: BIO 105, 110, 113, 114, 115, 120, 130, 135, 136, 150; CHM 101, 112, 115, 142, 143, 170; or PHY 112, 113.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Applied Mathematics program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Elgin Community College:
ELGIN COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 133 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 134 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 201 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 202 Introduction to Differential Equations MATH 252
MTH 135 Introduction to Linear Algebra MATH 332
CIS 127 Discrete Structures MATH 230
PHY 111 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
CIS 224 or C++ Object Oriented Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 121 and 223 or Computer Science I and II CS 115 and 116
CIS 123 and 223 Computer Science for Engineers and Computer Science II CS 115 and 116