Moraine Valley Community College

MVCC 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 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.

General Education Courses

Moraine Valley Community College Saint Xavier University
Communication
COM 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
COM 102 ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
COM 103 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics 
Choose one of the following. Statistics is preferred.
MTH 141 MATH 112: College Algebra
MTH 212 MATH 132: Business Statistics
MTH 139 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (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 (9 credit hours)

Choose IAI approved course/s

Social Science: (Psych + Social Science from another discipline/s)
*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.

Transferable Courses

Moraine Valley Community College Saint Xavier University
PSY 101 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 104 PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development
PSY 105 PSYCH 200: Child Development
PSY 106 PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development
PSY 202 PSYCH 206: Social Psychology
PSY 210 PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging
PSY 212 PSYCH 232: Personality Theories
PSY 110; 111; 202; 205; 211; 220 PSYCH ELECTIVES: Choose four - at least two of the four must be from 300-level courses. No more than two from 100 or 200 level.
ADC 100; 101; 106; 110; 112; 202; 205; 230

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:

Biological

Cognitive

Developmental

Social

Capstone

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.

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