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Communication: Professional and Technical Communication

For students attending: Prairie State 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 RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities –  Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 121-131, ENG 211 and above, HIST, HUMAN or PHILO (not 203) 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANTHR, GEOG, POLSC, PSYCH, SOCSC, or SOCIO. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics. At least two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field.
  • F. Art and Architecture History Elective – Choose one of the following ARC 210, 214, ART 121, 122, 129, 131 or HUMAN 202.
  • H. Science, Technology and Society Elective – BIOL 103, 105, 106, 107, PHYSI 105.
  • I. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: COMM 104, 108, 111.
  • 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 Prairie State 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:

PSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MATH 157 or 155

Calculus for Business or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

MATH 115 or 153

General Education Statistics or Probability and Statistics

Math Elect

ITPRG 103 or 144 

Introduction to Programming Logic or C++ Programming I 

CS 110 or 105

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

Updated October 2018