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Prairie State College

PSC 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 Prairie State College (PSC) 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 Prairie State College Equivalent
Communication
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101 and ENG 102 
COMM 101: Speech COMM 101 
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.

Saint Xavier University Prairie State College Equivalent
MATH 200: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics MATH 210 
MATH 201: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 171 
MATH 202: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 172 
MATH 203: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 173 
MATH 211: Linear Algebra MATH 220 
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 Prairie State College Equivalent
Computer Science ITPRG 144, ITPRG 147, ITPRG 154 or ITPRG 244
Physics (Calculus based) PHYSI 210, PHYSI 220, PHYSI 230 
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 Prairie State College Equivalent
MATH 303: Differential Equations MATH 216 

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 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 November 2017