Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

City Colleges of Chicago

CCC Computer Studies Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist computer studies 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.

This major is an applications-oriented program. The emphasis is on mastering the computer as a productivity tool. Computer Studies majors will find courses in mathematics or business complementary to this program.

General Education Courses

Saint Xavier University City Colleges of Chicago Equivalent
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
MATH 112: College Algebra preferred
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours)
Choose 1 Physical Science and 1 Life Science
Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature (9 credit hours)
Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Social Sciences: Choose 3 courses from at least 2 disciplines, including History General Education.
Choose 1 U.S. History and 1 non-U.S. History
Diversity Studies (6 credit hours)
Cultures within the U.S.
Global Studies (6 credit hours)
Foreign Language/Foreign Culture/Global Studies

*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
CMPSC 201: Visual BASIC Programming
CMPSC 205: Productivity Applications
CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications I
CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design
CMPSC 255: Introduction to Networks
CMPSC 256: Operating Systems for the Practitioner
CMPSC 306: World Wide Web Applications II
CMPSC 309: Issues in Computing
CMPSC 321: Relational Database Theory and Design
CMPSC 395: Computer Studies Capstone


Choose from CSC, LAN or MIS electives.

Saint Xavier University City Colleges of Chicago Equivalent
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II

CMPSC 266: Network Routing and Configuration

CMPSC 311: Data Structures and Algorithms

CMPSC 281: Intro to Cyber Security
CMPSC 268: WAN Technologies
CMPSC 288: 200 level CMPSC Electives
CMPSC 388: 300 level CMPSC Electives

Additional Information

Please refer to the Computer Studies section of the SXU Academic Catalog for additional information.


Office of Admission Office of Records and Advising
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3501

As of December 2018