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    Professional and Technical Communication

    For students attending: Joliet Junior College
    Who plan to major in: Professional and Technical Communication

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

    GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM - Please consult the General Education section of the current IIT Bulletin for complete requirements.

    1. Basic Writing Proficiency - Students must show basic writing proficiency by receiving a satisfactory score on the Writing Proficiency Examination or by passing an English Composition course.
    2. Humanities - Choose one course from the following: ENG 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 208, 209, 220, 250, 260, 270; HIST 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 200, 201, 250; or PHIL 101, 102.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTH 101; ECON 100, 103, 104, 210, 220; GEOG 102, 106; PSCI 101, 102, 103; PSYC 102, 205, 207, 210, 215, 250, 273; or SOC 101, 220, 240, 270, 280, 290, 293, 295.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 115, 116, 117, 118; ENG 109, 190; HIST 210, 220, 230, 240, 260, 290, 293; MUS 101, 102, 103, 107, 201, 202; or THEA 101.
    5. Science Electives - A minimum of eleven (11) credit hours is required. Two courses must be in the same field and at least one course must be in a different field. Choose from the following: ASTR 101; BIO 104, 105, 107, 125, 144, 151, 152, 160, 220; CHEM 100, 101, 102, 108; GEOG 111, 112; GEOL 101, 102; or PHYS 100, 101, 102.
    6. Mathematics - Choose MATH 170 (IIT's Math 151).
    7. Computer Science - PTC majors should take CIS 236. ICOM majors may take (CIS 236 and 246) or CIS 261 (IIT's CS 201).
    8. Ethics Elective - Choose PHIL 103.
    9. Science, Technology and Society Elective - Choose one course from the following: ANTH 275; BIO 146; ECON 111; GEOG 104; or PSYC 206, 208.
    10. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: ENG 190; FRCH 101, 102; JOUR 103, 104; MKTG 101, 115; MATH 128; PSYC 101; SPAN 101, 102; SPCH 106, 131; or THEA 102.
    11. Free Electives - Choose three courses from any of the courses listed in the above sections or any course with an "IAI" designation, except MATH 124, 127, and 153.
    12. Minor Electives (PTC only) - The Professional and Technical Communication curriculum requires a 15 semester hour minor. Depending on the minor, a student may complete a maximum of three courses at Joliet Junior College. Please contact IIT's Office of Educational Services for additional information.
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