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Computer Science or Computer Information Systems

For students attending: Waubonsee Community 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 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.
    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 PHY 221 and 222 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 14 credit hours: AST 100, 105, 110; BIO 100, 110, 120, 122, 200, 230, 240, 244, 250, 254, 260, 270, 272; CH 100, 102, 121, 125.
  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 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 (see note 1)
MTH 240 Differential Equations MATH 252 (see note 1)
MTH 236 Introduction to Linear Algebra MATH 332 (see note 1)
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 221 and 222 General Physics I and II PHYS 123 and 221 (see note 1)
BIO 120 or Principles of Biology I BIOL 107 (see note 2)
BIO 260 or Human Structure and Function BIOL 115 (see note 2)
BIO 270 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124 (see note 2)
CIS 150 Introduction to JAVA CS 115
CIS 250 Advanced JAVA CS 116
CIS 117 Discrete Structures CS 330
PSC 100 Introduction to American Government PS 200 (see note 2)
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221 (see note 2)

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