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City Colleges of Chicago

CCC Biology Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist biology students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the Academic Catalog of the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC).

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

City Colleges of Chicago Saint Xavier University
Communication
ENGLISH 101 and ENGLISH 102 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPEECH 101 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics
MATH 140
and
MATH 141
MATH 112: College Algebra
and
MATH 113: Trigonometry
or
MATH 207
or
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
BIOLOGY 121 BIOL 111: General Biology I
BIOLOGY 122 BIOL 112: General Biology II
CHEM 201 CHEM 111: General Chemistry I
CHEM 203 CHEM 112: General Chemistry II
Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature (6-9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts)
Social and Behavioral Sciences (6-9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Social Sciences: (Choose 3 courses from at least 2 disciplines)

Major Requirements

General Biology Major: B.S.

City Colleges of Chicago Saint Xavier University
Introductory Level (10 credit hours)
BIOLOGY 121 BIOL 111: General Biology I (5)
BIOLOGY 122 BIOL 112: General Biology II (5)
Genetic Level (4 credit hours) Choose one course:
BIOLOGY 241
or
NO EQUIVALENCY
BIOL 300: Genetics (4)
or
BIOL 301: Genome Biology (4)
Cellular Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one course:
  BIOL 305: Cell Biology (5)
or
BIOL 306: General Microbiology (4)
System Level (4 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
  BIOL 240: Developmental Biology (4)
  BIOL 320: Human and Comparative Physiology (4)
  BIOL 341: Neuroscience (4)
Organism Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
  BIOL 220: Human and Comparative Anatomy (5)
  BIOL 230: Invertebrate Biology (4)
BOTANY 201 BIOL 312: Plant Adaptation and Diversity (4)
Population/Community Level (4/5 credit hours)
  BIOL 208: Natural History of the Great Lakes (with lab) (4)
  BIOL 213: Interactions in the Environment (with lab) (4)
  BIOL 318: Ecology (5)
  BIOL 333: Evolution: Process and Pattern (4)
Support Courses (23/25 credit hours)
CHEM 201 CHEM 111: General Chemistry I (5)
CHEM 203 CHEM 112: General Chemistry II (5)
NO EQUIVALENCY
or
CHEM 205
CHEM 209: Survey of Organic Chemistry (4)
or
CHEM 251: Organic Chemistry I (5)
PHYSICS 221 or PHYSICS 231 PHYS 201: Physics I (4)
MATH 140
and
MATH 141
MATH 112: College Algebra (3)
and
MATH 113: Trigonometry (3)
or
MATH 207
or
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4)

Electives

Choose at least 12 credit hours:

City Colleges of Chicago Saint Xavier University
BIOLOGY 226 BIOL 202: Human Anatomy (4)
BIOLOGY 227 BIOL 203: Human Physiology (4)
  BIOL 208: Natural History of the Great Lakes (with lab) (4)
  BIOL 212: Histotechniques (3)
BIOLOGY 119 BIOL 213: Interactions in the Environment (with lab) (4)
  BIOL 214: Natural History of Vertebrates (3)
  BIOLB 214: Natural History of Vertebrates: Field Experience (1)
  BIOL 215: Wildlife Conservation (3)
  BIOL 220: Human and Comparative Anatomy (5)
  BIOL 230: Invertebrate Biology (4)
  BIOL 240: Developmental Biology (4)
  BIOL 250: Special Topics (1-3)
BIOLOGY 241 BIOL 300: Genetics (4)
  BIOL 301: Genome Biology (4)
  BIOL 302: Molecular Biology Techniques (3)
  BIOL 303: Biostatistics (3)
  BIOL 304: Immunology (3)
  BIOL 305: Cell Biology (5)
  BIOL 306: General Microbiology (4)
  BIOL 308: Histology (4)
  BIOL 310: Animal Behavior (4)
  BIOL 318: Ecology (5)
  BIOL 320: Human and Comparative Physiology (4)
  BIOL 329: Hormones and Behavior (3)
  BIOL 330: Cadaver Dissection (1)
  BIOL 333: Evolution: Process and Pattern (4)
  BIOL 341: Neuroscience (4)
  BIOL 350: Special Topics (1-3)
  BIOL 353: Independent Study (1-3)

Senior Capstone

Choose at least 1 credit hour:

Additional Information

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.

Contact

Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu


As
of September 2018