First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • English 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 101 (Introduction to Visual Communications) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 104 (Digital Photography) 3 credits
  • Fine Arts 107 (History of Architecture, Painting & Sculpture) 3 credits
  • ART 144 (2D Design) 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Visual Communications 224 (Digital Typography) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 150 (Graphic Design I) 3 credits
  • Mathematics 118 (General Education Mathematics ) 4 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences Course 3 credits
  • Fine Arts & Humanities (Includes Human Diversity Requirement) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Visual Communications 102 (Website Design I) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 132 (Publication Design) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 212 (Motion Graphics I) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 250 (Graphic Design II) 3 credits
  • Media Communications 240 (Mini Cam and Video Editing I) 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Visual Communications 202 (Website Design II) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 298 (Design Studio) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 213 (Motion Graphics II) 3 credits
  • Visual Communications 290 (Practicum Internship) 3 credits
  • English 102 (Composition II) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • MATH 110 (Quantitative Literacy) 3 credits
  • JMS 203 (Introduction to Media Theory) 3 credits
  • JMS 219 (Essential Multimedia Skills) 3 credits
  • JMS 220 (Media Writing) 3 credits
  • COMM 201 (Communication in the Info Age) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • JMS 305 (Video Production) 3 credits
  • JMS 319 (Multimedia Reporting) 3 credits
  • JMS 350/IMC 240 (Editing or IMC Research) 3 credits
  • BIOL 111 or 112 (Human or Environmental Biology with lab) 4 credits
  • SOSC XXX (Social Science Elective) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • JMS 351 (Public Opinion & Propaganda) 3 credits
  • JMS 363 (Law and Ethics) 3 credits
  • PHSC  XXX (Physical Science course) 3 credits
  • General Elective 3 credits
  • General Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • JMS 392 (The Convergence Newsroom) 3 credits
  • JMS 399 (Internship) 3 credits
  • General Elective 3 credits
  • General Elective 3 credits
  • General Elective 3 credits

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

^=Grade of C-or higher required for major courses

CCC: some courses listed may require prerequisites, please see your advisor.