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Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education

For students attending: Joliet Junior College
Who plan to major in: Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education

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 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 208, 209, 220, 250, 260, 270; HIST 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 200, 201, 250; or PHIL 101, 102, 103.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose two courses from the following: ANTH 101, 275; ECON 100, 103, 104, 111, 210, 220; GEOG 102, 104, 106; PSCI 101, 102, 103; PSYC 101, 102, 205, 206, 207, 208, 210, 215, 250, 273; or SOC 101, 220, 240, 270, 280, 290, 293, 295.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 115, 116, 117, 118; ENG 109, 190; HIST 210, 220, 230, 240, 260, 290, 293; MUS 101, 102, 103, 107, 201, 202; or THEA 101.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Joliet Junior College:
JJC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 170 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 171 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 172 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 220 Differential Equations & Orthogonal Functions MATH 252
PHYS 201, 202 and 203 Engineering Physics I, II and III PHYS 123, 221 and 223
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEM 102 General Chemistry II CHEM 125 (see note 1)
BIO 151 General Biology I BIOL 107 (see note 2)
CIS 236 Programming in C CS 105

Note 1. CHEM 125 is not required for Applied Physics.
Note 2.BIOL 107 is required for Physics Education only.