Joliet Junior College

JJC 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 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

Joliet Junior College Saint Xavier University
Communication
ENG 101
and
ENG 102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPCH 101 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (Choose 1 of the following. Statistics is preferred.)
MATH 112: College Algebra MATH 131 preferred
BUS 205 MATH 132: Business Statistics
MATH 128 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
*See Catalog Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
*See Catalog Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts
**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.
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

Joliet Junior College Saint Xavier University
PSYC 101 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 215 PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development
PSYC 209 PSYCH 200: Child Development
PSYC 210 PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development
PSYC 208 PSYCH 206: Social Psychology
PSYC 220 PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging
PSYC 207 PSYCH 232: Personality Theories
PSYC 102; 205; 206; 270; 272 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:

Biological

Cognitive

Developmental

Social

Capstone

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.

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


As
of June 2017