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Joliet Junior College

JJC 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 Joliet Junior College (JJC) 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 Joliet Junior College Equivalent
Communication (9 credit hours)
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101: Composition I
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective ENG 102: Composition II
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals SPCH 101: Principles of Speech Communication
Mathematics (7 credit hours)
MATH 135: Intro to Statistics MTH 128: Statistics
MATH 200: Intro to Discrete Mathematics MTH 137: Discrete Math
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 History or Social Science 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 Joliet Junior College Equivalent
CMPSC 112: Survey of Computer Science CIS 122: Computer Info Systems Fundamentals
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming I CIS 236: Programming in C
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II CIS 246: Advanced C Using C++
CMPSC 255: Fundamentals of Computer Networking CIS 263: Networking Essentials
CNT 101: Network Fundamentals
CMPSC 301: Operating Systems
CMPSC 309: Issues in Computing
CMPSC 311: Data Structures and Algorithms
CMPSC 321: Relational Database Theory and Design CIS 242: Advanced Database Management Systems
CMPSC 345: Computer Systems and Organization
CMPSC 390: Software Engineering


Choose from CSC, LAN or MIS electives.

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent
CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications CIS 216: WWW Homepage Authoring
CMPSC 306: World Wide Web Applications II CIS 223: JavaScript
CIS 234: Programming Server Pages
CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design CIS 250: Systems Analysis and Design
200 level CMPSC Electives CIS 259; CIS 261; CIS 272; CIS 273; CIS 275; CIS 276; CIS 278; CIS 292;CIS 293; CIS 294 and CIS 296
300 level CMPSC Elective

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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