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Psychological Science

For students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Psychological Science 

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities (not 116), International Studies, or Literature. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Mathematics - Choose either MTH 104, 114, 125 or 126.
  • F. Science - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry (not 101) or Physics.  Two courses must be in the same subject, and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • G.  Psychology Electives - Choose two courses from the following: PSY 201, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 218, 221, or 225.
  •  H. Free Electives – Choose five courses with an IAI designation

II. Required courses for the Psychological Science degree:

ECC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

CIS 105

Introduction to Programming

CS 105

PSY 100

Intro to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 216

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 303

PSY 215

Social Psychology

PSYC 310

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018