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Harper College

HC Biology Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist biology 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 Harper College (HC) 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

Saint Xavier University Harper College Equivalent
Communication
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101 and ENG 102
COMM 101: Speech SPE 101
Mathematics
MATH 112: College Algebra
and MATH 113: College Trigonometry
MTH 140
or
MATH 201: Calculus

or
MTH 200

Physical and Life Sciences
BIOL 111: General Biology I BIO 115
BIOL 112: General Biology II BIO 116
CHEM 111: General Chemistry I CHM 121
CHEM 112: General Chemistry II CHM 122
Humanities and Fine Arts (6-9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts) *See Catalog
Social and Behavioral Sciences (6-9 credit hours)
Social Science: (Choose 3 courses from at least 2 disciplines) *See Catalog

Major Requirements

General Biology Major: B.S.

Saint Xavier University Harper College Equivalent
Introductory Level (10 credit hours)  
BIOL 111: General Biology I (5) BIO 115
BIOL 112: General Biology II (5) BIO 116

 

Saint Xavier University
Genetic Level (4 credit hours) Choose one course:
BIOL 300: Genetics (4)
or
BIOL 301: Genome Biology (4)

 

Saint Xavier University
Cellular Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one course:
BIOL 305: Cell Biology (5)
or
BIOL 306: General Microbiology (4)

 

Saint Xavier University
System Level (4 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
BIOL 240: Developmental Biology (4)
BIOL 320: Human and Comparative Physiology (4)
BIOL 341: Neuroscience (4)

 

Saint Xavier University Harper College Equivalent
Organism Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
BIOL 220: Human and Comparative Anatomy (5)  
BIOL 230: Invertebrate Biology (4)  
BIOL 312: Plant Adaptation and Diversity (4) BIO 120

 

Saint Xavier University
Population/Community Level (4/5 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
BIOL 208: Natural History of the Great Lakes (with lab) (4) 
BIOL 213: Interactions in the Environment (with lab) (4)
BIOL 318: Ecology (5) 
BIOL 333: Evolution: Process and Pattern (4) 

 

Saint Xavier University Harper College Equivalent
Support Courses (23/25 credit hours) 
CHEM 111: General Chemistry I (5) CHM 121
CHEM 112: General Chemistry II (5) CHM 122
CHEM 251: Organic Chemistry I (5) CHM 204
PHYS 201: Physics I (4) PHY 121
MATH 112: College Algebra (3)
and MATH 113: Trigonometry (3)
MTH 140
or
MATH 201: Calculus (4)
or
MTH 200

Electives

Choose at least 12 credit hours:

Senior Capstone

Choose at least 1 credit hour:

Additional Information

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.

Contact

Office of Admission Office of Records and Advising
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3501
Email: advising@sxu.edu


As of June 2017