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 Languages 4 credits
  • Program Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Social ^ Behavioral 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
  • JOUR 219^ (Essential Media Skills) 3 credits
  • JOUR 220^ (Media Writing) 3 credits
  • JOUR 305^ (News Video Production) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • LIBS 201 (Writing Social Justice) 3 credits
  • JOUR 363^ (Law & Ethics) 3 credits
  • JOUR 319^ (Reporting) 3 credits
  • JOUR 389^ (News Media & Technology) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • JOUR 290~^ (Special Topics: Journalism Today) 3 credits
  • JOUR Elective^ 3 credits
  • JOUR Elective^ 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • JOUR 392^ (The Convergence Newsroom) 3 credits
  • JOUR 399~^ (Internship) 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 C or higher required for major courses 

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

+ Electives in the major can be any 200-level or higher courses in JOUR.

Please note that with the transfer of an AA or AS degree all Roosevelt University general education core requirements are completed unless a pre-requisite general education course is needed for the major.