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Electrical or Computer Engineering

For students attending: Prairie State 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: ENG 211, 212, 215, 221, 231, 232, 240, 241, 242, 261, 262, 271; HIST 111, 112, 151, 152, 201, 202; HUMAN 101, 201; or PHILO 201, 202, 204, 205.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTHR 215, 222; ECON 201, 202, 289; GEOG 101, 102; POLSC 101, 140, 152, 230, 240; PSYCH 101, 102, 106, 202, 203, 204, 212, 215, 217; SOCSC 101; or SOCIO 101, 111, 210, 212, 215, 220.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 121, 122, 124, 126, 129, 131; ENG 220; HIST 115, 116, 140, 230; HUMAN 102, 202; MUSIC 130, 131, 132, 172; or THTRE 101, 104.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses required in the Computer or Electrical Engineering programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Prairie State College:
PRAIRIE STATE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 171 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 172 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 173 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 216 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHYSI 210 University Physics I PHYS 123
PHYSI 220 and 230 University Physics II and III PHYS 221 and 224
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I CHEM 122
CHEM 130 or General Chemistry II Science Elective (CHEM 126)
BIOL 111 or Cellular and Molecular Biology Science Elective (BIOL 107)
BIOL 112 Organismal Biology Science Elective (BIOL 107)
ITPRG 144 and 244 or Introduction to C++ Programming and Advanced C++ Programming CS 115 and 116
ITPRG 147 Introduction to JAVA Programming

CS 115 and 116

MATH 210 (CPE only) Discrete Mathematics CS 330