Parkland College

PC Math Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist math 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 Parkland College (PC) 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 Parkland College Equivalent
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101 and ENG 102 
COMM 101: Speech COM 103 
*See Major Requirements below *See Major Requirements below
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Life Science and Physical Science *See Catalog
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts) *See Catalog
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Choose three courses from at least 2 disciplines *See Catalog

Major Requirements

Mathematics Major: B.A. or B.S.

Major requires a minimum of 30 credit hours.

Saint Xavier University Parkland College Equivalent
MATH 200: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics MAT 200 
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MAT 128 
MATH 202: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MAT 129 
MATH 203: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MAT 228 
MATH 211: Linear Algebra MAT 220 
MATH 301: Advanced Calculus NO EQUIVALENCY 
MATH 305: Probability and Statistics I NO EQUIVALENCY 
MATH 306: Probability and Statistics II NO EQUIVALENCY 
MATH 399: Senior Seminar NO EQUIVALENCY 

Application Areas (6-10 credit hours)

Both B.A. and B.S. mathematics majors are required to take two courses in an application area or discipline. Possible application areas include the following:

Saint Xavier University Parkland College Equivalent
Computer Science CIS 112, CSC 123 or CSC 125 
Physics (Calculus based) PHY 141, PHY 142, PHY 143 
ECON 200: Macro-Economics
ECON 201: Micro-Economics
ECO 101
ECO 102
Other areas by petition. Departmental approval is required.  


B.A. candidates must select 2 courses (6 credit hours) and B.S. candidates must select 5 courses (15 credit hours) from the 300-level mathematics elective courses.

Transferable Elective

Saint Xavier University Parkland College Equivalent
MATH 303: Differential Equations MAT 229 

Additional Information

Students planning to attend graduate school are strongly encouraged to complete the requirements for a B.S. degree.

A grade of C or better is required in all courses counting toward the major.

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.


Office of Admission Office of Records and Advising
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3501
Email: advising@sxu.edu

As of November 2017