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    Professional and Technical Communication or Journalism of Technology, Science and Business

    For students attending: Moraine Valley Community College
    Who plan to major in: Professional and Technical Communication or Journalism of Technology, Science and Business

    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: COM 102; HIS 101, 102, 105, 201, 202, 250, 251; HUM 101, 102, 104, 115; LIT 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226; or PHI 101, 115, 120.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 201, 202, 205, 210; ECO 101, 102, 250; GEO 101, 102, 201; PSC 103, 110, 115, 210, 212, 215, 225; PSY 101, 104, 105, 106, 201, 202, 205, 210, 211, 215, 220; SOC 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 204, 210; or SSC 100, 101, 102.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 110, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209; COM 120; HIS 204, 207, 210, 211, 215, 220, 230, 254; HUM 249, 251; LIT 205, 280; MUS 106, 107; PHI 111; or THE 107, 110.
    5. Science Electives - PTC majors need 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: BIO 111, 112, 115, 119, 211, 215, 230; CHM 131, 132; EAS 120; GEL 150; PHS 103, 105; or PHY 150, 151. JTSB majors need the following courses BIO 111, CHM 131, PHY 203, and one science elective chosen from BIO 112, CHM 204, or PHY 204.
    6. Mathematics - Choose MTH 150. JTSB students also need MTH 151.
    7. Computer Science - PTC majors should take CSC 140. JTSB majors should take either MIS 160 or MIS 176 (IIT's CS 201) and CSC 208 (IIT's CS 331)..
    8. Ethics Elective (PTC only) - Choose one course from the following: PHI 125, 225, 226.
    9. Science, Technology and Society Elective(PTC only) - Choose one course from the following: NAT 111, 112; or PSY 202.
    10. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: BUS 130; FRE 101, 102; GER 101, 102; JPN 101, 102; MTH 139, 212; PSC 210; PSY 101, 201; SPA 101, 102; or THE 107.
    11. Free Electives - Choose three courses from any of the courses listed in the above sections or any course with an "IAI" designation, except MTH 120 and 122.
    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 Moraine Valley. Please contact IIT's Office of Educational Services for additional information.
    Last modified: 04/28/2014 20:33:43

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