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Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

For students attending: Moraine Valley Community College
Who plan to major in: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics

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: COM 102; HIS 101, 102, 105, 201, 202, 250, 251; HUM 101, 102, 104, 115; LIT 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226; or PHI 101, 115, 120, 125, 225, 226.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 201, 202, 205, 210; ECO 101, 102, 250; GEO 101, 102, 201; PSC 103, 110, 115, 210, 212, 215, 225; PSY 101, 104, 105, 106, 201, 202, 205, 210, 211, 215, 220; SOC 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 204, 210; or SSC 100, 101, 102.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 110, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209; COM 120; HIS 204, 207, 210, 211, 215, 220, 230, 254; HUM 249, 251; LIT 205, 280; MUS 106, 107; PHI 111; or THE 107, 110.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Moraine Valley Community College:
MVCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 150 Calculus I / Analytic Geometry MATH 151
MTH 151 Calculus II / Analytic Geometry MATH 152
MTH 152 Calculus III / Analytic Geometry MATH 251 (see note 1)
MTH 201 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
PHY 203 Mechanics PHYS 123
PHY 203 and 204 Mechanics and Heat, Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 123 and 221 (Chemistry only)
PHY 204 and 205 Heat, Electricity and Magnetism and Waves and Modern Physics PHYS 221 and 223
CHM 131 Chemistry (University Oriented) I CHEM 124
CHM 132 Chemistry (University Oriented) II CHEM 125
CHM 203 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 204 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
CHM 204 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240 (Chemistry only)
CSC 140 or Introduction to Computer Science CS 105
MIS 160 or C++ Programming I CS 105
MIS 176 JAVA Programming I CS 105
BIO 111 General Biology I BIOL 107 and 109 (see note 2)
BIO 112 or General Biology II BIOL 115 and 117 (see note 2)
BIO 115 Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 115 and 117 (see note 2)
BIO 119 Introductory Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225 (see note 2)

Note 1. Not required for the Biology program.
Note 2. Required for Biology and Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics only.