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Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

For students attending: South Suburban 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: ENG 103, 104, 111, 202, 203, 204, 206, 207; HIS 109, 110, 203, 204; HFA 201, 202; HUM 161, 210; or PHL 101, 102, 103.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 101; ECO 201, 202; GEO 103, 104; PSC 101, 102, 108, 210; PSY 101, 103, 105, 202, 204, 205, 206, 211, 212, 220; SSS 101; SOC 101, 102, 110, 204, 205, 206, 225; or URB 101, 214.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 105, 106, 107, 218, 219, 221; DRM 151, 152, 155; ENG 102, 113, 123, 124, 208; HIS 101, 151, 271; HFA 107, 120, 158, 203, 210; HUM 205, 206; MUS 115; or URB 141.
    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 PHYS 210 and 211 and two additional courses chosen from the following to total 14 credit hours: AST 101; BIO 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 115, 152, 185; or CHE 111, 113, 114, 205.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Computer Science or Computer Information Systems programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at South Suburban College:
SSC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 203 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 204 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MTH 205 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
MTH 200 Introductory Linear Algebra MATH 332 (see note 1)
CS 121 Computer Programming CS 115 and 116
MTH 170 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CS 221 Computer Science II CS 331
PHY 210 University Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 210 and 211 University Physics I and II PHYS 123 and 221 (see note 1)
CHM 113 General Chemistry I CHEM 124 (see note 2)
BIO 105 or General Biology I BIOL 107 (see note 2)
BIO 185 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 (see note 2)
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221 (see note 2)
PSC 101 American National Government PS 200 (see note 2)

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