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Psychology

For students attending: Morton College
Who plan to major in: Psychology

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; 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.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should take BIO 110 or 103 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 11 credit hours: BIO 102, 104, 106, 111, 202; CHM 100, 105, 106; PHS 101, 103, 104; PHY 101, 102, 105.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Morton College:
MORTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 110 and 224 or Trigonometry and Calculus for Business and Social Sciences MATH 119 and 122
MAT 201 Calculus I MATH 151
BIO 110 or Biology - Cellular Approach BIOL 107
BIO 103 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115
CPS 120 or Object-Oriented Technology with C++ CS 105
CPS 210 Programming in Visual Basic CS Elect (see note 1)
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
PSY 201 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 2)
PSY 202 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 2)

Note 1. This CS Elective will substitute for IIT CS 105.
Note 2. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have final approval to determine transfer credit.