Moraine Valley Community College

MVCC 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 Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) 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)
COM 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
COM 102 ENGL 188: Transfer English Course
COM 103 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics
MTH 141 MATH 112: College Algebra (preferred)
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours)
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 from the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education
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 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
MIS 141 CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications I
MIS 291 CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design
LAN 121 CMPSC 255: Introduction to Networks
LAN 220 CMPSC 256: Operating Systems for the Practitioner
LAN 153
or
LAN 241
CMPSC 281: Cybersecurity
  CMPSC 309: Issues in Computing
MIS 292 CMPSC 321: Relational Database Theory and Design
  CMPSC 395: Computer Studies Capstone

Electives

Choose from CSC, LAN or MIS electives.

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Choose Option I or Option II at MVCC (C++ or JAVA sequence)
Option I: CSC 140, CSC 240 (C++) and recommend MIS 176
or
Option II: CSC 140, MIS 176, MIS 276 (JAVA)
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming
and
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II
LAN 246 CMPSC 266: Network Routing and Configuration
Preference is to take at SXU CMPSC 311: Data Structures and Algorithms
LAN 266 CMPSC 268: WAN Technologies
MIS 276 CMPSC 288: 200 level CMPSC Electives  
CSC 206
LAN 221; 230; 233; 241; 243; 246; 251; 253; 256; 263; 269; 271; 272; 273; 274
MIS 251 CMPSC 388: 300 level CMPSC Electives

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 Catalog 2019-2020