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Communication: Professional and Technical Communication

For students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Communication: Professional and Technical Communication

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities (not 116), International Studies, or Literature.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry (not 101) or Physics.  Two courses must be in the same subject, and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • G. Art and Architecture History Elective – Choose one of the following ART 151, 152, or 154.
  • H. Science, Technology and Society Elective – BIO 101, 104,106,108, CDN 115.
  • I. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: BUS 101, JRN 130.
  • J. Free Electives - Choose four courses with an IAI designation.
  • K. Minor Electives - The Communication curriculum requires a 15 semester hour minor. A maximum of three minor courses may be completed at Elgin Community College. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for additional information regarding minors.

II. Required courses for the Communication: Professional and Technical Communication degree:

ECC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 104 or 125

Liberal Arts Mathematics

MATH 130 (Math Elect)

MTH 120  or BUS 140

Statistics I or Business Statistics

MATH Elect

CIS 105

Introduction to Computer Programming

CS 105

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

Updated October 2018