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Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

For students attending: Kankakee Community College
Who plan to major in: Computer Information Systems or
Computer Science

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: ENGL 1713, 1743, 1853, 2553, 2613, 2623, 2773; HIST 1513, 1533, 2513, 2523; HUMS 1513, 2613; PHIL 2513, 2523, 2543.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTH 1713; ECON 1553, 1563; GEOG 1513; PLSC 1513, 1523, 1553, 2613; PSYC 1813, 2513, 2553, 2563, 2773; SOSC 1543; or SOCY 2513, 2523, 2543, 2553.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ARTS 1553, 1613, 1623, 1633, 1713; HIST 1643, 1823, 1913, 2533; HUMS 1813, 1833; MUSC 1513; or PHIL 2533.
    5. Science Electives for Computer Science majors - A minimum of fourteen (14) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. At least one natural science or engineering elective must be in a field other than physics. A CS major should complete PHYS 2614 and PHY 22624 and two additional courses chosen from the following to total 14 credit hours: BIOL 1514, 1524, 1554, 1584, 1614, 1714, 2644, 2654, 2714; CHEM 1514, 1524, 2614, 2714; or PHYS 2614, 2624.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Computer Science or Computer Information Systems programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Kankakee Community College:
KCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 2515 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2523 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 2535 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MATH 2613 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
PHYS 2614 Physics I PHYS 123
PHYS 2624 Physics II PHYS 221 (see note 1)
CHEM 1514 General Chemistry I CHEM 124 (see note 2)
BIOL 1514 or General Biology I BIOL 107 (see note 2)
BIOL 2644 Anatomy & Physiology I BIOL 115 (see note 2)
PLSC 1513 American Government PS 200 (see note 2)
PSYC 1813 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221 (see note 2)

Note 1. Required only for the Computer Science program.
Note 2. Required only for the Computer Information Systems program.