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Biomedical Engineering

or students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Biomedical Engineering

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.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biomedical Engineering 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
CIS 207 or JAVA Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 121 and 223 or Computer Science I and II CS 115 and 116 or CS 201
CIS 224 C++ Object Oriented Programming CS 115 and 116 or CS 201
PHY 111 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 112 Engineering Physics II PHYS 221
CHM 142 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 143 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 234 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 1)
CHM 235 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (see note 1)
BIO 130 or Human Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 135 Human Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 115 and 117
EGR 152 and 252 Statics and Dynamics MMAE 200 (see note 1)

Note 1. Required only for the Cell and Tissue Engineering Track.