First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • ENGL 101 (Composition I), 3 credits
  • MATH 125 (Introductory Statistics), 4 credits
  • Fine Arts & Humanities, 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits
  • SPEECH 101 (Fundamentals of Speech) 3 credits 

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • ENGL 102 (Composition II), 3 credits
  • Physical Science, 4 credits
  • Fine Arts & Humanities 3 credits
  • ENGL 152 (Introduction to Mass Communications) 3 credits
  • Program Elective 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Life Sciences, 4 credits
  • PSYCH 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits
  • World Language 4 credits
  • Program Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Human Diversity Social Science 3 credits
  • Fine Arts & Humanities 3 credits
  • World Language II 4 credits
  • Program Elective 3 credits
  • Program Elective 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • IMC 202^ (Principles & Best Practices) 3 credits
  • IMC 220^ (Media Writing) 3 credits
  • IMC 240^ (IMC Research) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • LIBS 201 (Writing Social Justice) 3 credits
  • IMC 302^ (Fundamentals of Public Relations) 3 credits
  • IMC 303^ (Fundamentals of Advertising) 3 credits
  • IMC Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 363^ (Law & Ethics) 3 credits
  • IMC Elective^+ (Concentration or General IMC Elective) 3 credits
  • IMC Elective^+ (Concentration or General IMC Elective) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 399 (Internship) 3 credits
  • IMC Elective^+ (Concentration or General IMC Elective) 3 credits
  • IMC 347^_ (IMC Campaigns) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 Credits 

CCC-One course will satisfy the Human Diversity (HD) requirement in either the Social/Behavioral or Fine Arts &
Humanities Category.

CCC-Students are required to complete one fine arts course, one humanities course and one course from either category for the AA degree.

CCC-Students are required to complete one physical science and one life science course. One must contain a lab for AA degree. *TRS 101 -Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^=Grade of Cor higher required for major courses 

*TRS 101 - Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more).

~This course satisfies the Roosevelt University CORE Experiential Learning requirement.

+=Electives in the major can be any 200-level or higher courses in IMC, JOUR, MED or SPCH.

Certain IMC electives can be completed to earn a concentration in Public Relations, Advertising Management or Advertising Creative; meet with your RU Advisor to discuss.