Morton College

MC Computer Information Systems Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist Computer Information Systems 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 Morton College (MC) 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.

The Computer Information Systems is a program specifically designed to create a career-ready graduate. The emphasis is on mastering the skills required to design, implement and manage technology for the IT-enabled organization.

General Education Courses

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Communication (9 credit hours)
ENG 101: Rhetoric I ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENG 102: Rhetoric II ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPE 101: Principles of Public Speaking COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MAT 105: College Algebra MATH 112: College Algebra preferred
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours including a lab)
Choose IAI approved course/s Choose 1 Physical Science and 1 Life Science
Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature (9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approved course/s **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/History (9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Choose one History; one Social Science and one Social Science or one History
*Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)
*See IAI waiver note Cultures Within the U.S.
*Global Studies (3 credit hours)
*See IAI waiver note Cultures Outside of the U.S.
A grade of C or better is required in all courses counting toward the major.
*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

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  CMPSC 112: Survey of Computer Science
  CMPSC 126: Business Programming
  CMPSC 222: Visual Data
CIS 116: Intro to Internet HTML Programming CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications I
CIS 220: Systems Analysis CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design
CIS 133: Interconnecting Network Devices I CMPSC 255: Introduction to Networks
CIS 161: Introduction to Operating Systems CMPSC 256: Operating Systems for the Practitioner
CIS 165: Introduction to Network Security CMPSC 281: Cybersecurity
  CMPSC 309: Issues in Computing
  CMPSC 321: Relational Database Theory and Design
  CMPSC 395: Computer Studies Capstone


Choose from CSC, LAN or MIS electives.

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CIS 170: Intro to Java CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming I
CIS 233: Interconnecting Network Devices II CMPSC 266: Network Routing and Configuration
  CMPSC 311: Data Structures and Algorithms
  CMPSC 268: WAN Technologies
CIS 121;CIS 132; CIS 135; CIS 136 CMPSC 288: 200 level CMPSC Electives
CPS 200; CPS 210
CIS 203: Advanced Web Design CMPSC 388: 300 level CMPSC Electives

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


As of 2019-2020 Catalog