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

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Communication
ENG 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENG 102 ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
COMM 101 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics
MATH 153 MATH 135: Statistics
MATH 210 MATH 200: Intro to Discrete Mathematics
Physical and Life Science (7-8 credit hours including a lab)
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 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 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Choose one History; one Social Science and one Social Science or one History
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.
*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

Prairie State College Saint Xavier University
  CMPSC 112: Survey of Computer Science
Choose Option I or Option II at PSC (C++ or JAVA sequence)
Option I: ITPRG 144 and ITPRG 244 (C++)
or
Option II: ITPRG 147 and ITPRG 247 (JAVA)
CMPSC 202: Principles of Programming I
and
CMPSC 203: Principles of Programming II
ITNET 165 CMPSC 255: Fundamentals of Computer Networking
  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.

Prairie State College Saint Xavier University
ITWEB 101 CMPSC 206: World Wide Web Applications
  CMPSC 306: World Wide Web Applications II
  CMPSC 235: Systems Analysis and Design
IT 140 200 level CMPSC Electives  
ITNET 175; ITNET 235; ITNET 245; ITNET 250; ITNET 260; ITNET 282
ITPRG 154
IT 140 300 level CMPSC Elective  
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