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Communication: Journalism of Science

For students attending: College of Lake County
Who plan to major in: Communication: Journalism of Technology and Business


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENG 121 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 240 or 241, ENG 225 - 249, HST, HUM (not 127), PHI (not 122), or THE 123. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECO, GEG (not 240), PSC, PSY or SOC. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects:  BIO, CHM, or PHY. At least two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose four courses with an IAI designation.
  • G. Minor Electives - The Communication curriculum requires a 15 semester hour minor. A maximum of three minor courses may be completed at College of Lake County.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for additional information regarding minors.

II. Required courses for the Communication: Journalism of Technology and Business degree:




MTH 140

Contemporary Mathematics

MATH 130 (Math Elective)

MTH 142

General Education Statistics

Math Elect

CIT 120 or MCS 140

Introduction Computers or Computer Programming for Engineers and Scientists

CS 110 or CS 105

ECO 222

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 151 (see note 1)

ACC 121

Financial Accounting

BUS 210

BUS 223 or 122

Prinicples of Management or Principles of Marketing

BUS 301 or BUS 371 

Note 1) ECON 151 will substitute for ECON 211 in IIT's Communication major.

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

Updated October 2018