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Communication: Professional and Technical Communication

For students attending: Moraine Valley 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 COM 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy (not PHIL 110 or 111), Art 110 or 205 - 209, Music 106 or 107, Theater 105, 107, 110 or 111, or COM 102. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECO 100), Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, or Sociology. 
  • 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: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Geology.
  • F. Linguistics Elective – Choose COM 120.
  • G. Art and Architecture History Elective – Choose one of the following ART 205, 206, 207, 208, or 209.
  • H. Science, Technology and Society Elective - Choose one course from the following: Choose one course from the following: NAT 111, 112; or PSY 202 or 201.
  • I. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following BUS 130; FRE 101, 102; GER 101, 102; JPN 101, 102;  PSC 210; PSY 101, SPA 101, 102; or THE 107.
  • 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 Moraine Valley 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:

MVCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 120 or 143

General Education Mathematics or Finite Math

Math Elect

MTH 139 or 212

Probability & Statistics or Statistics for Business & Social Science

Math Elect

MIS 105 or CSC 140

Programming Principles or Introduction to Computer Science

CS 110 or 105

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

Last Updated October 2018