Triton College Catalog » Course Descriptions
Courses listed in this section are offered in university-transfer and career-education programs. (Continuing education courses are listed in a separate brochure.) Courses are arranged numerically within each discipline.
Within each description, information is arranged in this sequence:
- Course code and numbering:
- 001-099 are college success courses that include content and skills prerequisite to college-level course work.
- 100-299 are courses designed primarily for career preparation that are applicable to AAS (associate in applied science) degree programs and career certificates. (Some courses may transfer to particular four-year colleges or universities and be applicable to specific majors.)
- 100-299◊ symboled courses: Additional information.
- Number of semester hours of credit
- Course title
- Course description, which includes a general statement of the course objectives as well as materials, procedures and topics to be covered.
- Prerequisite or corequisite courses, if any are required (no mention of prerequisites indicates none is required). Students may petition for waiver of course prerequisites/corequisites if they believe they have comparable experience or completed course work with similar content. Counselors can assist in this process.
- Number of class hours expected for lecture or classroom practice and/or laboratory experience each week.
- Any applicable fee
- Code number of approved Triton College course by Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI)
IAI Codes for the General Education Core
C - Communication
M - Mathematics
P, LP* - Physical Science
L, LP - Life Science
H*, HF - Humanities; Humanities/Fine Arts;
F* - Fine Arts
S* - Social and Behavioral Science
*Represents a number 1-9
IAI Code Suffixes for the General Education Core
D - Diversity
L - Lab
N - Non-Western
R - Research Paper
IAI Codes for Baccalaureate Majors
AG - Agriculture
ART - Art
BIO - Biological Sciences
BUS - Business
CHM - Chemistry
CRJ- Criminal Justice
CS - Computer Science
ECE - Early Childhood Education
EGL - English
EGR - Engineering
HST - History
MC - Media and Communication Arts
MTH - Mathematics
PHY - Physics
PLS - Political Science
PSY - Psychology
SOC - Sociology
TA - Theater Arts
Students should check their curricula to determine the recommended semesters for registering for a particular course; some courses may be canceled because of insufficient enrollment or for other reasons, and students will then need to consult with a counselor for adjustments in their -programs.
Counseling services, as detailed in the Student Information section of this catalog, are available to every student. Students who plan to apply Triton College credits toward a degree offered by four-year colleges should consult their counselor for assistance in planning their programs.
College course offerings and standard abbreviations are as follows: