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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

Saint Xavier University South Suburban College Equivalent
Communication
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101 and ENG 102
COMM 101: Speech SPE 108
Mathematics
*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.

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.

Saint Xavier University South Suburban College Equivalent
MATH 200: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics MTH 170
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MTH 190
MATH 202: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MTH 203
MATH 203: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MTH 204
MATH 211: Linear Algebra MTH 200
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 South Suburban College Equivalent
Computer Science CIS 105, CIS 121, MIS 101, MIS 212
Physics (Calculus based) PHY 210, PHY 211, PHY 212
ECON 200: Macro-Economics
and
ECON 201: Micro-Economics
ECON 201
and
ECON 202
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

Saint Xavier University South Suburban College Equivalent
MATH 303: Differential Equations MTH 205

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


As
of May 2019