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Communication: General Communication

For students attending: McHenry County College
Who plan to major in: Communication: General 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: Art (150, 151, 171-174); English (240-277), History, Music (151-154), or Philosophy (not 155). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 255), Economics, Geography (202-220),  Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose three courses from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.  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 McHenry County Community College. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for additional information regarding minors.

II. Required courses for the Communication: General Communication degree:

MCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 165 or 170

College Algebra and Trigonometry or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

MAT220

Statistics

BUS 221

PRG 105 or CSC 121

Programming Logic or Computer Science

CS 105 or CS 110

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

Updated October 2018