First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ENG 101~ (Composition I) 3 credits
  • MTH 125 or 104 (Finite Mathematics of Liberal Arts Math) 3 credits
  • Physical Science Course 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ENG 102~ (Composition II) 3 credits
  • BIO 108 (Life Science with lab) 4 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts Course 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • JRN 130~ (Introduction to Mass Communications) 3 credits
  • CMS 101 (Fundamentals of Speech) 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 credits
  • Major Elective (Choose from: JRN 298, CDN 203, 221, 230, 233 or 234) 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts Course 3 credits 

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • Major Elective (Choose from: JRN 298, CDN 203, 221, 230, 233 or 234) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts Course 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

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

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 302~ (Fundamentals of Public Relations) 3 credits
  • IMC 303~ (Fundamentals of Advertising) 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 399~+ (Internship) 3 credits
  • IMC 363~ (Law & Ethics) 3 credits
  • IMC or JMS Major Elective~^ 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits 

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 347~+ (IMC Campaign) 3 credits
  • IMC or JMS Major Elective~^ 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits 
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits 

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

~=Grade of Cor higher required for major courses 

+=These courses satisfy the Roosevelt CORE Experiential learning requirement course.

Additional JMC coursework instead of general electives can be taken at Roosevelt University if not completed at Elgin Community College.  Total must meet the minimum requirement of 120 credit hours.

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.