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Communication: Journalism of Technology and Business

For students attending: Oakton Community College
Who plan to major in: Communication: Journalism of Technology and Business

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240). 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Science - Choose ten hours from the following subjects:  Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, 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 the IAI designation.
  • G. Minor Electives - The Communication curriculum requires a 15 semester hour minor. A maximum of three minor courses may be completed at Oakton 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:

OAKTON COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MAT 143 or MAT 125

Finite Mathematics or General Education Math

Math Elect

MAT 190

Business Statistics

BUS 221 (Math Elect)

CIS 101 or CSC 155

Introduction to Computer Information Systems or C++ Computer Science I

CS 110 or 105

ECO 202

Prinicples of Economics II

ECON 151

ACC 153

Principles of Financial Accounting

BUS 210

MGT 205 or MKT 131

Organizational Behavior or Principles of
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