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Communication: General Communication

For students attending: South Suburban  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: English (103 - 208; NOT 121), History, Humanities, Humanities and Fine Arts, Music (115, 220, 221, 223), or Philosophy.  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology or Urban Studies. 
  • 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: Astronomy, Biology, Geology, Chemistry, or Physics (NOT 115).  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose two 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 South Suburban College. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for additional information regarding minors.

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

SSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 161 or 115

Finite Mathematics or General Education Math

Math Elect

MTH 211

Introductory Statistics

BUS 221 Math Elect

CS 121

Computer Programming

CS 105

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

Updated October 2018