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

Morton College Saint Xavier University
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 (3 or 4 credits)
Choose one of the following. 
MAT 105: College Algebra MATH 112: College Algebra
MAT 141: Statistics MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7 to 8 credit hours-must include a one lab)
Choose IAI approved Physical and Life Science Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
See IAI GECC approved list. **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)
Choose Social Sciences from at least two disciplines Social Science: (Choose from Transferable course list plus Social Science from other discipline/s)

Transferable Courses

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

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)
Phone: 773-298-3510

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