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Psychology

For students attending: Kankakee Community 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: 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 - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should take BIO 1514, 1524 or 2644 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 11 credit hours:BIOL 1514, 1524, 1554, 1584, 1614, 1714, 2644, 2654, 2714; CHEM 1504, 1514, 1524, 2614, 2714; PSCI 1514, 1524; or PHYS 1514, 1524, 2614, 2624.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Kankakee Community College:
KCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 1803 and 1833 or Trigonometry and Calculus for Business and Social Sciences MATH 119 and 122
MATH 2515 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
BIOL 1514 or General Biology I BIOL 107
BIOL 1524 or General Biology II BIOL 115
BIOL 2644 Anatomy & Physiology I BIOL 115
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing CS 110
PSYC 1813 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
PSYC 2513 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 1)
PSYC 2773 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 1)

Note 1. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have final approval to determine transfer credit.