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    Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education

    For students attending: Moraine Valley Community College
    Who plan to major in: Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education

    Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding the course equivalencies below.

    1. GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM - Please consult the General Education section of the current IIT Bulletin for complete requirements.
      1. Basic Writing Proficiency - Students must show basic writing proficiency by receiving a satisfactory score on the Writing Proficiency Examination or by passing an English Composition course.
      2. Humanities - Choose one course from the following: COM 102; HIS 101, 102, 105, 201, 202, 250, 251; HUM 101, 102, 104, 115; LIT 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226; or PHI 101, 115, 120, 125, 225, 226.
      3. Social Sciences - Choose two courses from the following: ANT 201, 202, 205, 210; ECO 101, 102, 250; GEO 101, 102, 201; PSC 103, 110, 115, 210, 212, 215, 225; PSY 101, 104, 105, 106, 201, 202, 205, 210, 211, 215, 220; SOC 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 204, 210; or SSC 100, 101, 102.
      4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 110, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209; COM 120; HIS 204, 207, 210, 211, 215, 220, 230, 254; HUM 249, 251; LIT 205, 280; MUS 106, 107; PHI 111; or THE 107, 110.
    2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Physics, Applied Physics, or Physics Education programs at IIT and their direct equivalents at Moraine Valley Community College:
    MVCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
    MTH 150 Calculus I / Analytic Geometry MATH 151
    MTH 151 Calculus II / Analytic Geometry MATH 152
    MTH 152 Calculus III / Analytic Geometry MATH 251
    MTH 201 Differential Equations MATH 252
    PHY 203 Mechanics PHYS 123
    PHY 204 and 205 Heat, Electricity and Magnetism and Waves and Modern Physics PHYS 221 and 223
    CHM 131 Chemistry (University Oriented) I CHEM 124
    CHM 132 Chemistry (University Oriented) II CHEM 125 (see note 1)
    CSC 140 or Introduction to Computer Science CS 105
    MIS 160 C++ Programming I CS 105
    BIO 111 General Biology I BIOL 107 (see note 2)

    Note 1. CHEM 125 is not required for Applied Physics.
    Note 2. BIOL 107 is required for Physics Education only.

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