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Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

For students attending: Triton College
Who plan to major in: Biology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics

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 101, 102, 103, 105, 113, 114, 121, 122, 123, 231, 285, 288; HIS 121, 122, 141, 142, 151, 152; HUM 151, 152; or PHL 101, 103, 104, 105, 106.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 101, 102, 103, 105, 150, 201, 275; ECO 102, 103, 150; GEO 104, 105, 106; PSC 150, 151, 184; PSY 100, 105, 201, 210, 216, 222, 228, 238, 245; SSC 190; or SOC 100, 120, 131, 175, 180, 201, 210, 225, 231.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ARC 210; ART 110, 111, 112, 114, 210; ENG 170; HIS 155, 156, 191, 192; HUM 101, 102, 104, 105, 131, 165; IDS 101, 102; or MUS 110, 215, 216.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Triton College:
TRITON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MAT 133 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MAT 135 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251 (see note 1)
MAT 341 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
PHY 106 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 107 and 108 General Physics II and III PHYS 221 and 223
PHY 107 General Physics II PHYS 221 (CHEM only)
CHM 140 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 141 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 234 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 235 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
CHM 235 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240 (CHEM Only)
BIS 110 Principles of Biology BIOL 107 and 109 (see note 2)
BIS 103 or Introduction to Human Physiology BIOL 115 and 117 (see note 2)
BIS 136 Functional Human Anatomy I BIOL 115 and 117 (see note 2)
BIS 122 Introductory Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225 (see note 2)
CIS 121 or Introduction to Programming CS 105
CIS 195 or Programming for Engineers CS 105
CIS 255 Programming in C++ CS 105

Note 1. Not required for Biology.
Note 2. Required for the Biology and the Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics programs.