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Psychology

For students attending: South Suburban 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 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; 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 - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should take BIO 105 or 185 and additional courses from the following to total 11 credit hours: AST 101; BIO 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 115, 152, 185; CHM 111, 113, 114, 205: or PHY 101, 102, 210, 211, 212.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at South Suburban College:
SSC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 167 and 180 or Plane Trigonometry and Calculus for Business and Social Science MATH 119 and 122
MTH 190 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
CS 121 Computer Programming CS 105
BIO 105 or General Biology I BIOL 107
BIO 185 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
PSY 105 Organizational Psychology PSYC 301 (see note 1)
PSY 204 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 1)
PSY 206 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 1)

Note 1. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have the final approval to determine transfer credit.