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Physics

For students attending: Morton College
Who plan to major in: Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education

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 two courses 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 Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education 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
MAT 215 Differential Equations MATH 252
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 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 (see note 1)
BIO 110 Biology: A Cellular Approach BIOL 107 (see note 2)

Note 1. CHEM 125 is not required for Applied Physics.
Note 2. BIOL 107 is required for Physics Education only.