City Colleges of Chicago

CCC Psychology Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist psychology 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
ENGLISH 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENGLISH 102 ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPEECH 101 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Choose one of the following. Statistics is preferred.
MATH 140 MATH 112: College Algebra
MATH 216 MATH 132: Business Statistics
MATH 125 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7 to 8 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved courses Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approved courses **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from humanities/fine arts General Education at SXU by completing Phil 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved courses Social Science (Psychology + Social Science from another discipline/s)

Transferable Courses

City Colleges of Chicago Saint Xavier University
PSYCH 201 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYCH 224 PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development
PSYCH 207 PSYCH 200: Child Development
PSYCH 214 PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development
PSYCH 211 PSYCH 206: Social Psychology
PSYCH 222 PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging
PSYCH 215 PSYCH 232: Personality Theories
PSYCH 205; 206; 208; 209; 210; 223; 240 PSYCH ELECTIVES: Choose four - at least two of the four must be from 300-level courses. No more than two from 100 or 200 level.

Major Requirements

Psychology Major: B.A. or B.S.

Core Requirements

Saint Xavier University
PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYCH 300: Statistics for the Social Sciences
PSYCH 301: Research Methods

In addition, choose one course from each of the five content domains:






Additional Information

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

B.S. degree requires the completion of the general education program, 37 credit hours, to fulfill the psychology degree and 6 additional credit hours from the following disciplines: math, computer science, life science, physical science or a combination of these.

Overall, the B.S. in psychology major requires 24 credit hours of science-related courses. Graduation with a B.A. or B.S. in psychology requires a grade of C or better in every course required for the major.


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

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