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Prairie State College

PSC Computer Science Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist computer science 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 Prairie State College (PSC) 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 Prairie State College Equivalent
Communication
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective ENG 102
COMM 101: Speech COMM 101
Mathematics
MATH 135: Statistics MATH 153
MATH 200: Intro to Discrete Mathematics MATH 210
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours including a lab)
Choose 1 Physical Science and 1 Life Science *See catalog for IAI approved courses
Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature (9 credit hours)**
Choose from the Humanities and Fine Arts Gen Education
**Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours
from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU
by completing PHIL 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.
*See catalog for IAI approved courses
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Choose one History; one Social Science and one Social Science or one History *See catalog for IAI approved courses
Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)
Cultures Within the U.S. *See IAI waiver note
Global Studies (3 credit hours)
Cultures Outside of U.S. *See IAI waiver note

*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

Saint Xavier University Prairie State College Equivalent
CMPSC 112: Survey of Computer Science  
Choose Option I or Option II at PSC (C++ or JAVA sequence)
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming I
and
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II
Option I: ITPRG 144 and ITPRG 244 (C++)
or
Option II: ITPRG 147 and ITPRG 247 (JAVA)
CMPSC 255: Fundamentals of Computer Networking ITNET 165
CMPSC 301: Operating Systems  
CMPSC 309: Issues in Computing  
CMPSC 311: Data Structures and Algorithms  
CMPSC 321: Relational Database Theory and Design  
CMPSC 345: Computer Systems and Organization  
CMPSC 390: Software Engineering  

Electives

Choose from CSC, LAN or MIS electives.

Saint Xavier University Prairie State College Equivalent
CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications ITWEB 101
CMPSC 306: World Wide Web Applications II  
CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design  
200 level CMPSC Electives

IT 140; ITNET 175; ITNET 235; ITNET 245; ITNET 250; ITNET 260; ITNET 282; ITPRG 154

300 level CMPSC Elective IT 140; ITPRG; ITPRG 157; ITPRG 171; ITWEB 201; ITWEB 203

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