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Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

For students attending: Oakton Community College
Who plan to major in: Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

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: EGL 113, 115, 117, 129, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 234, 235, 241, 242; HIS 111, 112, 120, 131, 132, 135, 207, 221, 222; HUM 120, 121, 127; or PHL 106, 107, 170, 180, 205, 215, 230, 231, 240.
    3. Social Sciences -Choose one course from the following: ANT 202, 203, 204, 210; ECO 110, 201, 202, 203; GEG 120, 122, 130; PSC 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 111, 201, 202, 204, 209, 210; PSY 101, 107, 108, 115, 120, 122, 130, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 211, 221, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 241; SOC 101, 103, 104, 210, 220, 230, 232, 233, 234; or SSC 101, 105, 201, 205, 206.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 111, 112, 113, 114; EGL 260; HIS 113, 114, 115, 121, 139, 140, 208, 211, 216, 225, 226, 227, 228, 233, 234, 235, 236, 240, 260; HUM 122, 123, 125, 126, 131, 133, 140, 142, 160, 165, 210, 220, 242; or MUS 145, 236, PHL 245.
    5. Science Electives for Computer Science majors - A minimum of fourteen (14) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. At least one natural science or engineering elective must be in a field other than physics. A CS major should complete PHY 221 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 14 credit hours: BIO 104, 105, 106, 108, 121, 122, 131, 132; CHEM 101, 105, 121, 122, 207; PHY 115, 222.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Computer Science or the Computer Information Systems programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Oakton Community College:
OAKTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 252 Calculus III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MAT 262 Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
MAT 260 Linear Algebra MATH 332 (see note 1)
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221 (see note 1)
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 124 (see note 2)
BIO 121 General College Biology BIOL 107 (see note 2)
CSC 155 or C++ Computer Science I CS 115 and 116
CSC 156 JAVA Computer Science I CS 115 and 116
CSC 240 or C++ Data Structures CS 331
CSC 241 JAVA Data Structures CS 331
MAT 144 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CSC 204 or Computer Architecture and Organization CS 350
CSC 211 Assembly Language Programming and Computer Organization CS 350
PSC 101 American Government PS 200 (see note 2)
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221 (see note 2)

Note 1. Required only for the Computer Science program.
Note 2. Required only for the Computer Information Systems program.