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Electrical or Computer Engineering

For students attending: Oakton Community College
Who plan to major in: Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

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.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Computer or Electrical Engineering program 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
MAT 262 Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 252
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 122
CHM 122 or General College Chemistry II Science Elective (Chem 126)
BIO 121 General College Biology I Science Elective (Biol 107)
PHY 221, 222 and 223 General Physics I, II and Modern Physics PHYS 123, 221 and 224
CSC 155 or C++ Computer Science I CS 115 and 116
CSC 156 JAVA Computer Science I CS 115 and 116
CSC 240 (CPE only) or C++ Data Structures CS 331
CSC 241 (CPE only) JAVA Data Structures CS 331
MAT 144 (CPE only) Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CSC 204 (CPE only) or Computer Architecture and Organization CS 350
CSC 211 (CPE only) Assembly Language Programming and Computer Organization CS 350
ENG 211 and 212 Analytical Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics) MMAE 200 (see note 1)
ENG 220 Engineering Circuit Analysis ECE 211
ENG 250 Introduction to Digital Systems ECE 218

Note 1. MMAE 200 can be used for the technical elective in EE or the engineering science elective in CPE.