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Biomedical Engineering

For students attending: McHenry County College
Who plan to major in: Biomedical Engineering

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.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biomedical Engineering 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
PHY 291 Principles of Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 292 and 293 Principles of Physics II and III PHYS 221 and 224
CHM 165 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 166 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 265 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 1)
CHM 266 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (see note 1)
BIO 157 Fundamentals of Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 260 Human Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 115 and 117
CIS 148 or Introduction to JAVA CS 105 or CS 115 and 116 or CS 201
CIS 266 Object Oriented Programming CS 105 or CS 115 and 116 or CS 201
EGR 260 Electrical Circuits Analysis ECE 211
EGR 251 and 252 Statics and Dynamics MMAE 200 (see note 1)

Note 1. Required only for the Cell and Tissue Engineering track.
Note 2. Required only for the Neural Engineering and Medical Imaging track.