College of Lake County

CLC 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 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

College of Lake County Saint Xavier University
ENG 121
ENG 122
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
CMM 121 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (Choose one of the following. Statistics is preferred.)
Choose one of the following. Statistics is preferred.
MTH 122 MATH 112: College Algebra
MTH 142 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7 to 8 credit hours)
*See Catalog Life Science and Physical Science 
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
*See Catalog **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)
*See Catalog Social Science (Psych + Social Science from another discipline/s)
*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.

Transferable Courses

College of Lake County Saint Xavier University
PSY 121 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 220 PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development
PSY 222 PSYCH 200: Child Development
PSY 226 PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development
PSY 225 PSYCH 206: Social Psychology
NO EQUIVALENCY PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging
PSY 224 PSYCH 232: Personality Theories
PSY 122; 223; 228; 229; 240; 248; 299 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

of June 2017