Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

College of Lake County

CLC 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 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

Saint Xavier University College of Lake County Equivalent
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 121: English Composition I
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective ENG 122: English Composition II
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals CMM 121: Fundamentals of Speech
Mathematics (6 credit hours)
MATH 135: Statistics MTH 142: General Education Statistics
MATH 200: Intro to Discrete Mathematics MTH 244: Discrete Mathematics
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours, including a lab)
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 College of Lake County Equivalent
CMPSC 112: Survey of Computer Science  
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming I
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II
CIT 141: Programming in C++
CIT 241: Advanced C++
(CIT 141 and CIT 142 at CLC are required to transfer as SXU's CMPSC 202 and CMPSC 203)
CMPSC 255: Fundamentals of Computer Networking CIT 139: CISCO: Introduction to Networks
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 College of Lake County Equivalent
CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications CIT 170: Web Page Development
CMPSC 306: World Wide Web Applications II CIT 171: Web Page Scripting
CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design CIT 239: Systems Analysis
200 level CMPSC Electives

CIT 132, CIT 133, CIT 155, CIT 157, CIT 159, CIT 173, CIT 218, CIT 219, CIT 254, CIT 255, CIT 256, CIT 258

300 level CMPSC Elective CIT 253

Additional Information

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


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

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