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Electrical or Computer Engineering

For students attending: Triton 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 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 Computer or Electrical Engineering 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
MAT 341 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 106 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 107 and 108 General Physics II and III PHYS 221 and 224
CHM 140 General Chemistry CHEM 122
CHM 141 or General Chemistry II Science Elect (CHEM 126)
BIS 110 Principles of Biology Science Elect (BIOL 107)
EGR 152 and EGR 211 or Engineering Statics & Dynamics MMAE 200 (see note 3)
EGR 154 (see note 1) Engineering Statics and Dynamics MMAE 200 (see note 3)
EGR 207 (see note 2) Thermodynamics MMAE 320 (see note 3)
EGR 260 Elementary Circuits ECE 211
CIS 255 Programming in C ++ CS 115
CIS 295 Data Structures with C+ CS 116
CIS 125 (CPE only) Computer Based Mathematics CS 330
CIS 265 (CPE only) Computer Architecture and Assembly Language CS 350

Note 1. MMAE 200 can be used for the technical elective in EE or the engineering science elective in CPE.
Note 2. MMAE 320 is required for EE, but may be used as the engineering science elective in CPE.
Note 3. A CPE major should not take the equivalent of both MMAE 200 and 320.