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City Colleges of Chicago

CCC Computer Science Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist computer science 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 City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Academic Catalog.

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

Saint Xavier University City Colleges of Chicago Equivalent
Communication (9 credit hours)
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENGLISH 101
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective ENGLISH 102
COMM 101: Speech SPEECH 101
MATH 135: Statistics MATH 125
MATH 200: Intro to Discrete Mathematics MATH 146
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours)
Choose 1 Physical Science and 1 Life Science Choose IAI approved course/s
Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature (9 credit hours)**
**Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course. Choose IAI approved course/s
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Choose one History; one Social Science and one Social Science or one History Choose IAI approved course/s
Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)
Cultures Within the U.S. *See note for IAI waivers
Global Studies (3 credit hours)
Cultures Outside of the U.S. *See note for IAI waivers

*IAI Waivers are available for those students who transfer to SXU with an A.A. or A.S. degree or complete the majority of their General Education Core prior to transferring

Major Requirements

Saint Xavier University City Colleges of Chicago Equivalent
CMPSC 112: Survey of Computer Science  
Choose Option I or Option II at CCC (C++ or JAVA sequence)
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming I
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II
Option I: CIS 142 and CIS 242 (C++)
Option II: CIS 144 and CIS 244 (JAVA)
CMPSC 255: Fundamentals of Computer Networking NET TEC 119
CMPSC 301: Operating Systems  
CMPSC 309: Issues in Computing  
CMPSC 311: Data Structures and Algorithms  
CMPSC 321: Relational Database Theory and Design  
CMPSC 345: Computer Systems and Organization  
CMPSC 390: Software Engineering  


Choose from CSC, LAN or MIS electives.

Saint Xavier University City Colleges of Chicago Equivalent
CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications CIS 158 or CIS 181
CMPSC 306: World Wide Web Applications II CIS 182 or CIS 282
CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design  
200 level CMPSC Electives NET TEC 231; NET TEC 270; COMPSFI 231; CIS 112; CIS 116
300 level CMPSC Elective CIS 255

Additional Information

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


Office of Admission Transfer Student Service Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3510

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