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Applied Mathematics

For students attending: Harper 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: HST 105, 111, 112, 141, 142, 151, 152, 212, 245, 261; HUM 101, 102, 104, 105, 120, 125; LIT 105, 110, 112, 115, 206, 207, 210, 215, 216, 217, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 231, 232, 241; or PHI 105, 115, 120, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 205, 210, 220, 231, 232.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 101, 202, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210; ECO 200, 210, 211, 212; GEG 100, 101, 103, 104, 210; PSC 101, 220, 250, 260, 270, 280; PSY 101, 210, 216, 217, 218, 220, 225, 228, 230, 235, 245; or SOC 101, 120, 205, 210, 215, 230, 235.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 114, 130, 131, 132; HST 121, 153, 210, 214, 219, 231, 232, 241, 242, 243; HUM 103, 110; LIT 208, 219; LNG 105, 205; MUS 103, 104, 120; or PHIL 101, 102.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of thirteen (13) hours is required to fulfill this requirement. An Applied Mathematics major should complete PHYS 201 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 13 credit hours: AST 201; BIO 101, 103, 104, 105, 110, 120, 130, 135, 136, 140, 150, 160, 161; CHM 100, 110, 121, 122, 125; or PHY 202, 203.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Applied Mathematics program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Harper College:
HARPER COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 201 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 202 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 212 Differential Equations MATH 252
MTH 203 Linear Algebra MATH 332
MTH 220 Discrete Mathematics MATH 230
PHY 201 General Physics I PHYS 123
CIS 168 or JAVA Programming I CS 115 and 116
CSC 214 Introduction to JAVA Programming CS 115 and 116