South Suburban College

SSC 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 South Suburban College (SSC) 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 (9 credit hours)
ENG 101
ENG 102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPE 108 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
See Math Major course/s *See Major Requirements below
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours, including a lab)
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 one Social Science, one History and one Social Science or History

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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MTH 170 MATH 200: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
MTH 190 MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
MTH 203 MATH 202: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
MTH 204 MATH 203: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
MTH 200 MATH 211: Linear Algebra
  MATH 301: Advanced Calculus
  MATH 305: Probability and Statistics I
  MATH 306: Probability and Statistics II
  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
MIS 101; MIS 104 CMPSC 112; CMSPC 201
Physics (Calculus based)
PHY 210; PHY 211; PHY 212 PHYS 211; PHYS 212
ECON 201
ECON 202
ECON 200: Macro-Economics
ECON 201: Micro-Economics
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

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MTH 205 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.


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3510

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