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Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics

For students attending: Morton College
Who plan to major in: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, 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: ENG 211, 215, 216, 220, 221, 225; HIS 103, 104, 105, 106, 190; HUM 150, 151; or PHI 125, 126, 180, 201.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 101, 102; ECO 101, 102; GEG 105, 115, 125; HIS 180; HUM 181; POL 201, 202; PSY 101, 104, 201, 202, 205, 210, 211, 215; SSC 101, 102, 140; or SOC 100, 101, 102, 201, 220.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 120, 125, 126, 127, 217, 220; ENG 218; HIS 140; HUM 153, 154; MUS 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109; or SPE 108, 110.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Morton College:
MORTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 201 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 202 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 203 Calculus III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MAT 215 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
CPS 120 or Object-Oriented Technology with C++ CS 105
CPS 200 C++ Programming for Engineers CS 105
PHY 105 Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 105 and 205 Physics I and II PHYS 123 and 221 (see note 2)
PHY 205 and 206 Physics II and III PHYS 221 and 223
CHM 105 Inorganic Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 106 Inorganic Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 205 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 206 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
CHM 206 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240 (see note 2)
BIO 110 Biology: A Cellular Approach BIOL 107 and 109 (see notes 3 & 4)
BIO 103 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 and 117 (see notes 3 & 4)
BIO 212 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225 (see note 3)

Note 1. Not required for Biology.
Note 2. For Biochemistry and Chemistry only.
Note 3. Required for the Biochemistry, Biology and the Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics programs.
Note 4. Chemistry should choose BIO 103 or 110 but not both.