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Applied Mathematics

For students attending: McHenry County 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: ENG 240, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 260, 261, 270, 271, 272, 275; HIS 130, 131, 132, 170, 171, 172; or PHI 151, 160, 251, 261.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 151, 260; ECO 150, 210, 251, 252; GEG 202, 203, 204, 220; PLT 150, 151, 155, 160, 251, 255, 261, 281; PSY 151, 175, 250, 251, 255, 260, 265, 271, 275, 280; or SOC 101, 151, 240, 251, 255, 260.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 151, 155, 165, 171, 172, 173, 175; ENG 276; HUM 150; MUS 151, 153, 154, 171, 172; PHI 158, 255; or THE 151.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of thirteen (13) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. At least one natural science or engineering elective must be in a field other than physics. An Applied Mathematics major should complete PHY 291 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 13 credit hours: BIO 110, 130, 137, 157, 158, 260; CHM 115, 164, 165, 166, 170; or PHY 292, 293.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Applied Mathematics program at IIT and their direct equivalents at McHenry County College:
McHENRY COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 175 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MAT 245 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MAT 255 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MAT 260 Differential Equations MATH 252
MAT 253 Linear Algebra MATH 332
PHY 291 Principles of Physics I PHYS 123
CIS 148 or Introduction to JAVA Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 266 Object Oriented Programming CS 115 and 116