Kankakee Community College

KCC 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 Kankakee Community College (KCC) 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
ENGL 1613
and
ENGL 1623
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPCH 1553 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics
MATH 1814
and
MATH 1803
MATH 112: College Algebra
and
MATH 113: College Trigonometry
or
MATH 2515
or
MATH 201: Calculus
Physical and Life Sciences
BIOL 1514 BIOL 111: General Biology I
BIOL 1524 BIOL 112: General Biology II
CHEM 1614 CHEM 111: General Chemistry I
CHEM 1624 CHEM 112: General Chemistry II
Humanities and Fine Arts (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 (9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Social Science: Choose 3 courses from at least 2 disciplines

Major Requirements

General Biology Major: B.S.

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Introductory Level (10 credit hours)
BIOL 1514 BIOL 111: General Biology I (5)
BIOL 1524 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)
  BIOL 320: Human and Comparative Physiology (4)
  BIOL 341: Neuroscience (4)
Organism Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
  BIOL 220: Human and Comparative Anatomy (5)
  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)
BIOL 1584 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)
CHEM 1614 CHEM 111: General Chemistry I (5)
CHEM 1624 CHEM 112: General Chemistry II (5)
CHEM 2714 CHEM 251: Organic Chemistry I (5)
PHYS 1514 PHYS 201: Physics I (4)
MATH 1814
and
MATH 1803
MATH 112: College Algebra (3)
and
MATH 113: Trigonometry (3)
or
MATH 2515
or
MATH 201: Calculus (4)
  BIOL 208: Natural History of the Great Lakes (with lab) (4)
  BIOL 210: Histology (4)
  BIOL 212: Histotechniques (3)
BIOL 1584 BIOL 213: Interactions in the Environment (with 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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of 2019-2020 Catalog