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Communication: Professional and Technical Communication

For students attending: Harper 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, Literature, or Philosophy (NOT 101, 102). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (NOT 215), Economics (NOT 115), Geography (NOT 112), Political Science, Psychology (NOT 210), or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose 11 hours from the following subjects.  Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Astronomy 101.  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Linguistics Elective – Choose LNG 105 or LNG 205.
  • G. Art and Architecture History Elective – Choose one of the following ARC 223, ART 130, 131, 132 or 132.
  • H. Science, Technology and Society Elective – Choose one course from the following: LIT 216, PSY 220, or SOC 215.
  • I. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: FRN 101, 102; GER 101, 102; JPN 101, 102; MKT 245; PSC 270; PSY 101, SPA 101, 102.
  • 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 Harper 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:

HARPER COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 124 or
MTH 134

Finite Mathematics or Calculus for Social Scientists

Math Elect

MTH 165

Elementary Statistics

BUS 221 (Math Elect)

CIS 106 or
CSC 121

Computer Logic and Programming Technology or
Computer Science I

CS 110 or
CS 105

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

Updated October 2018