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Communication: Professional and Technical Communication

For students attending: South Suburban  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 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 - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, Geology, Chemistry or Physics (not 115).  Two courses must be in the same field, and at least one course must be in a different field.
  • F. Linguistics Elective – Choose ENG 124.
  • G. Art and Architecture History Elective – ART 221.
  • H. Science, Technology and Society Elective - Choose one course from the following: BIO 152; GEO 103; PHS 101; PSY 105, 204; or URB 101.
  • I. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: BUS 203; COM 105; FRE 101, 102; GER 101, 102; ENG 121, JRN 106, 212; PSY 101, 204; or SPN 101, 102.
  • 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 South Suburban 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:

SSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 160 or MTH 115

Finite Mathematics or General Education Math

Math Elect

MTH 190

Business 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