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Computer Science

For students attending: South Suburban College
Who plan to major in: Computer 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: English (103 - 208;  NOT 121), History, Humanities, Humanities and Fine Arts, Music (115, 220, 221, 223), or Philosophy. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology or Urban Studies. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives or Engineering Elective must be in a field other than Physics.  PHYS 210 and 211 are required.  Choose two courses from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology or Chemistry.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose three courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Computer Science degree:

SSC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 203 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 204 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 205 Differential Equations  MATH 252 (Math Elect)
MTH 200 Introductory to Linear Algebra MATH 332
CS 121 Computer Programming CS Elect

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

Updated October 2018