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Communication: Journalism of Technology and Business

For students attending: Kankakee Community College
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 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (1713-2813) History, Humanities, or Philosophy. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science 1524, or Physics (not 1514,1524).  Note: two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • 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 Kankakee Community College. 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:




MATH 1704 or 1713

Contemporary Mathematics or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

MATH 1774 or
BSNS 2514         

Statistics or Business Statistics

Math Elect

COSC 2513

Introduction to Computer Science

CS 105

ECON 1563

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 151

ACCT 1514

Financial Accounting

BUS 210

BSNS 2553 or MKTG 1553

Principles of Management or 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