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

    For students attending: Prairie State 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: ENG 211, 212, 215, 221, 231, 232, 240, 241, 242, 261, 262, 271; HIST 111, 112, 151, 152, 201, 202; HUMAN 101, 102; or PHILO 201, 204, 205.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANTHR 215, 222; ECON 201, 202, 289; GEOG 101, 102; POLSC 101, 140, 152, 230, 240; PSYCH 101, 102, 106, 202, 203, 204, 212, 215, 217; SOCSC 101; or SOCIO 101, 111, 210, 212, 215, 220.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 121, 122, 124, 126, 129, 131; ENG 220; HIST 115, 116, 140, 230; HUMAN 102, 202; MUSIC 130, 131, 132, 172; or THTRE 101, 104.
    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: ASTRO 101, 200; BIOL 100, 103, 105, 106, 111, 112; CHEM 104, 105, 110, 130; GEOG 105; GEOLO 210, 220; METEO 150; PHYSC 111, 112; or PHYSI 110, 120, 130. JTSB majors need the following courses BIOL 111 or 112, CHEM 110, PHYSI 210 and one course from the following BIOL 221, CHEM 130, or PHYSI 220.
    6. Mathematics - Choose MATH 171 (IIT's Math 151). JTSB students also need MATH 172 (IIT's Math 152).
    7. Computer Science - PTC majors should take ITPRG 144. JTSB majors should take ITPRG 147 (IIT's CS 116).
    8. Ethics Elective (PTC only) - Choose PHILO 202.
    9. Science, Technology and Society Elective (PTC only) - Choose one course from the following: ANTHR 222; BUS 140; PSYCH 204, 215; or SOCIO 212.
    10. PTC Electives - Choose two courses from the following: BUS 240, 249, 251; COMM 111; ENG 110, 111; FREN 101, 102; GERM 101, 102; ITAL 101, 102; JRNLM 101; MATH 153; POLSC 240; PSYCH 101; SPAN 101, 102; or THTRE 103.
    11. Free Electives - Choose three courses from any of the courses listed in the above sections or any course with an "IAI" designation, except ART 207; ECED 299; MATH 112, 115, 155, 161, 206; MUSIC 101, 102, 110, 120, 141, 142, 152, 153, 162, 163, 191, 192, 201, 202, 252, 253, 262, 263, 291, 292; and THTRE 121.
    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 Prairie State. Please contact IIT's Office of Educational Services for additional information.
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