College of Lake County

CLC 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 College of Lake County (CLC) 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

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Communication (9 credit hours)
ENG 121: English Composition I ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENG 122: English Composition II ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
CMM 121: Fundamentals of Speech COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (4 or 5 credit hours)
MTH 144: (Pre-Calculus) MATH 112: College Algebra
and
MATH 113: College Trigonometry
or
MTH 145: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
or
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
Physical and Life Sciences (10 credit hours)
BIO 161: General Biology I BIOL 111: General Biology I
BIO 162: General Biology II BIOL 112: General Biology II
CHM 121: General Chemistry I CHEM 111: General Chemistry I
CHM 123: General Chemistry II CHEM 112: General Chemistry II
Humanities and Fine Arts (6-9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approved course/s Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts
**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 (6-9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Choose one Social Science; one History and oneSocial Science or History

Major Requirements

General Biology Major: B.S.

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Introductory Level (10 credit hours)
BIO 161: General Biology I BIOL 111: General Biology I (5)
BIO 162: General Biology II BIOL 112: General Biology II (5)
Genetic Level (4 credit hours) Choose one course:
  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)
BIO 245: Anatomy and Physiology II (Must take BIO 244 prerequisite) BIOL 203: Human Physiology (4)
  BIOL 341: Neuroscience (4)
Organism Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one of the following:

BIO 244: Anatomy and Physiology I (Must take BIO 245 also)

BIOL 202: Human Anatomy (4)

  BIOL 230: Invertebrate Biology (4)
  BIOL 312: Plant Adaptation and Diversity (4)
Population/Community Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
  BIOL 208: Natural History of the Great Lakes (with lab) (4)
BIO 120: Environmental Biology 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)
CHM 121: General Chemistry I CHEM 111: General Chemistry I (5)
CHM 123: General Chemistry II CHEM 112: General Chemistry II (5)
CHM 222: Organic Chemistry I CHEM 251: Organic Chemistry I (5)
PHY 121: Physics I PHYS 201: Physics I (4)
MTH 144: Pre-Calculus MATH 112: College Algebra (3)
and
MATH 113: Trigonometry (2)
or
MTH 145: Calculus with Analytical Geometry
or
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytical Geometry

Electives

Choose at least 12 credit hours:

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  BIOL 208: Natural History of the Great Lakes (with lab) (4)
  BIOL 210: Histology (4)
  BIOL 212: Histotechniques (3)
BIO 120: Environmental Biology BIOL 213: Interactions in the Environment (W/Lab) (4)
  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)
  BIOL 300: Genetics (4)
  BIOL 301: Genome Biology (4)
  BIOL 303: Biostatistics (3)
  BIOL 305: Cell Biology (5)
  BIOL 306: General Microbiology (4)
  BIOL 309: Pathophysiology (3)
  BIOL 310: Animal Behavior (4)
  BIOL 312: Plant Adaptation and Diversity (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)

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


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