Prairie State College

PSC 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 Prairie State College (PSC) Academic Catalog.

Students who complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, 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
*See Major Requirements below *See Major Requirements below
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 Choose three courses from at least 2 disciplines

Major Requirements

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

Major requires a minimum of 30 credit hours.

Suggested sequence of math courses: Take MATH 201, MATH 202 and MATH 203 in order. Take MATH 200: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics and MATH 211: Linear Algebra after completing MATH 202: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II.

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MATH 210 MATH 200: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 171 MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
MATH 172 MATH 202: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
MATH 173 MATH 203: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
MATH 220 MATH 211: Linear Algebra
NO EQUIVALENCY 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

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:

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Computer Science
ITPRG 144; ITPRG 147; ITPRG 154 or ITPRG 244  
Physics
PHYSI 210; PHYSI 220; PHYSI 230 Physics (Calculus based)
Economics
ECON 201
and
ECON 202
ECON 200: Macro-Economics
and
ECON 201: Micro-Economics
Other areas by petition. Departmental approval is required.

Electives

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

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MATH 216 MATH 303: Differential Equations

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.

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