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Biomedical Engineering

For students attending: Waubonsee Community College
Who plan to major in: Biomedical 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, 220, 221, 222, 225, 226, 227, 230, 235, 240, 245, 255; HIS 111, 112, 121, 122, 125; HUM 101, 102; or PHL 100, 105, 120.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 100, 101, 110, 120; ECN 100, 110, 121, 122; GEO 225, 230, 235; IDS 110, PSC 100, 220, 240, 260, 280; PSY 100, 205, 220, 226, 235, 240, 245, 250; SSC 110; or SOC 100, 120, 130, 210, 215, 230, 240.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105; ENG 250; HIS 205, 215, 225, 235, 245; HUM 201; MUS 100, 101, 102, 200; PHL 110; or THE 100, 110, 130.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biomedical Engineering program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Waubonsee Community College:
WCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 131 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 132 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 233 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 240 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 221 and 222 General Physics I and II PHYS 123, 221 and 224
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 122 Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis CHEM 125
CHM 231 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 1)
CHM 232 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (see note 1)
BIO 120 Principles of Biology BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 260 or Human Structure and Function BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 270 Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 115 and 117
EGR 220 and 230 Analytic Mechanics - Statics & Dynamics MMAE 200 (see note 1)
EGR 240 Introduction to Circuit Analysis ECE 215
CIS 130 or C++ Programming CS 105 (see note 1)
CIS 150 Introduction to JAVA CS 105 (see note 1)
CIS 150 and 250 Introduction to JAVA and Advanced JAVA CS 115 and 116 or CS 201 (see note 2)

Note 1. Required only for the Cell and Tissue Engineering track.
Note 2. Required for Neural Engineering and Medical Imaging track.