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Psychology

For students attending: Joliet Junior College
Who plan to major in: Psychology

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 one course from the following: ANTH 101, 275; ECON 100, 103, 104, 111, 210, 220; GEOG 102, 104, 106; PSCI 101, 102, 103; 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.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should complete BIO 151, 152, or 125 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 11 credit hours: ASTR 101; BIO 104, 105, 107, 144, 146, 160, 220; CHEM 100, 101, 102, 108; PHYS 101, 102, 201, 202, 203.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Joliet Junior College:
JJC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 135 and 150 or Plane Trigonometry and Math Analysis for Business MATH 119 and 122
MATH 141 and 170 or Pre-Calculus Mathematics and Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 148 and 149
MATH 170 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
BIO 151 or General Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 152 or General Biology II BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 125 Human Biology BIOL 115 and 117
CIS 130 or Basic Programming CS Elect (see note 1)
CIS 261 JAVA Programming CS Elect (see note 1)
PSYC 101 General Psychology PSYC 221
PSYC 205 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 2)
PSYC 206 Industrial Psychology PSYC 301 (see note 2)
PSYC 208 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 2)

Note 1. This course will substitute for IIT's CS 105 requirement.
Note 2. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have the final approval to determine transfer credit.