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    Psychology

    For students attending: McHenry County College
    Who plan to major in: Psychology

    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 240, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 260, 261, 270, 271, 272, 275; HIS 130, 131, 132, 170, 171, 172; or PHI 151, 160, 251, 261.
      3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 151, 260; ECO 150, 210, 251, 252; GEG 202, 203, 204, 220; PLT 150, 151, 155, 160, 251, 255, 261, 281; or SOC 101, 151, 240, 251, 255, 260.
      4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 151, 155, 165, 171, 172, 173, 175; ENG 276; HUM 150; MUS 151, 153, 154, 171, 172; PHI 158, 255; or THE 151.
      5. Science Electives - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required to fulfill this requirement. A Psychology major should complete BIO 110, 157, or 260 and additional courses chosen from the following to total 11 credit hours: BIO 130, 137, 158, 260; CHM 115, 164, 165, 166, 170; EAS 170, 171, 180; or PHY 280, 281.
    2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Psychology program at IIT and their direct equivalents at McHenry County College:
    McHENRY COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
    MAT 165 and 171 or College Algebra and Trigonometry and Calculus for Business / Social Science MATH 119 and 122
    MAT 175 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
    BIO 157 or Fundamentals of Biology I BIOL 107
    BIO 260 or Human Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 115
    BIO 110 Introduction to Human Biology BIOL 115
    PSY 151 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
    PSY 265 Social Psychology PSYC 310 (see note 1)
    PSY 275 Abnormal Psychology PSYC 303 (see note 1)
    CIS 119 or Introduction to Visual Basic CS Elect (see note 2)
    CIS 148 Introduction to JAVA Programming CS 105

    Note 1. IIT's Institute of Psychology will have the final approval to determine transfer credit.
    Note 2. This CS Elective will substitute for CS 105.

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