Morton College

MC 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 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.

General Education Courses

Saint Xavier University Morton College Equivalent
Communication (9 credit hours)
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101: Rhetoric I
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective ENG 102: Rhetoric II
COMM 101: Speech SPE 101: Principles of Public Speaking
Mathematics (Choose Algebra or Statistics) (3 or 4 credits)
MATH 112: College Algebra MAT 105: College Algebra
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics MAT 141: Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7 to 8 credit hours-must include a one lab)
Life Science and Physical Science Choose IAI approved Physical and Life Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
See IAI GECC approved list. Choose one Humanities or Fine Arts

**6 credit hours of Humanities/Fine Arts are met by PHIL 150 and religious studies course from SXU.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Social Science: (Choose from Transferable course list plus Social Science from other discipline/s) Choose Social Sciences from at least two disciplines

Transferable Courses

Saint Xavier University Morton College Equivalent
PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology PSY 101: Intro to Psychology
PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development PSY 215: Life Span: Survey of Human Development
PSYCH 200: Child Development PSY 210: Child Growth and Development
PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development PSY 211: Adolescent Psychology
PSYCH 206: Social Psychology PSY 201: Social Psychology
PSYCH ELECTIVE PSY 202: Abnormal Psychology

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)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu

of 2019-2020 Catalog