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Joliet Junior College

JJC English Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist English 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 Joliet Junior College (JJC) 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 Joliet Junior College Equivalent
Communication
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101 and ENG 102
COMM 101: Speech SPCH 101
Physical and Life Sciences
Life Science and Physical Science (7 to 8 credit hours) *See Catalog
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (English Literature + Hum/Fine Arts from another discipline/s) English Literatures + an additional Humanities/Fine Arts from another discipline. *See Catalog
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Social Science: (Psych + Social Science from another discipline/s) *See Catalog

Transferable Courses

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent

Global Concentration (6 credit hours) Choose one British Literature or American Literature course and one World Literature course or combination.

British Literature:
ENGL 201:
English Literature to 1700
or
ENGL 202: English Literature Since 1700
British Literature:
ENG 105
or
ENG 106
American Literature:
ENGL 203: American Literature to 1865
or
ENGL 204: American Literature Since 1700
American Literature:
ENG 103;
ENG 104;
ENGL 107

or
ENGL 108
World Literature:
ENGL 205: World Literature to 1500
or
ENGL 206: World Literature Since 1500
World Literature:
ENG 208;
ENG 209

or
ENG 220

Rhetoric and Writing Concentration (9 credit hours) Choose one of the following: British Literature, American Literature, or World Literature; one Professional Writing and Communications, and one Language and Linguistics.

British Literature:
ENGL 201:
English Literature to 1700
or
ENGL 202: English Literature Since 1700
British Literature:
ENG 105
or
ENG 106
American Literature:
ENGL 203: American Literature to 1865
or
ENGL 204: American Literature Since 1700
American Literature:
ENG 103;
ENG 104;
ENGL 107

or
ENG 108
World Literature:
ENGL 205:World Literature to 1500
or
ENGL 206: World Literature Since 1500
World Literature:
ENG 208;
ENG 209

or
ENG 220
ENGL 224: Professional Writing and Communication ENG 130
or
BUS 111
ENGL 241: Introduction to Language and Linguistics NO EQUIVALENCY

Major Requirements

All English majors must complete a common set of core requirements (12 credit hours). English majors must also complete one of the concentration options (24 credit hours); Global Literatures or Writing and Rhetoric.

One three-hour literature course may count towards the University's General Education requirement in literature/fine arts. No course may be used to satisfy more than one requirement within the major.

Core Requirements for all English Majors (12 credit hours)

Saint Xavier University
ENGL 207: Study of Literature
ENG 208: Study of Rhetoric
ENG 220: Advanced Writing
ENG 395: Senior Capstone

 

In addition to the major requirements and the 200-level concentration requirements (6 credit hours), complete the following 300-level requirements for either Global Literatures or Rhetoric and Writing:

Global Literatures Concentration Requirements

200-level Requirements: (6 credit hours)

300-level Requirements: (18 credit hours)

Rhetoric and Writing Concentration Requirements (24 credit hours)

200-level Requirements: (9 credit hours)

300-level Requirements: (15 credit hours)

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 October 2017