First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • EGL 101~ (Composition I) 3 credits
  • MAT 125 or 143~ (General Education Math or Finite Math) 3 credits
  • SPE 103 (Effective Speech) 3 credits
  • Science (One Life Science & One Physical Science - one with a lab) 3-4 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science (Choose at least two different social or behavioral science disciplines) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • EGL 102~ (Composition II) 3 credits
  • Major Elective (Choose from: EGL 220, GRD 225, 250, ART 220, 224 or MKT 230. 248, 271, 275) 3 credits
  • Major Elective (Choose from: EGL 220, GRD 225, 250, ART 220, 224 or MKT 230. 248, 271, 275) 3 credits
  • Science (One Life Science & One Physical Science - one with a lab) 3-4 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science (Choose at least two different social or behavioral science disciplines) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • Major Elective (Choose from: EGL 220, GRD 225, 250, ART 220, 224 or MKT 230. 248, 271, 275) 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science (Choose at least two different social or behavioral science disciplines) 3 credits
  • Humanities/Fine Arts (Choose one from Humanities and one from Fine Arts) 3 credits
  • Contemporary Global Studies 3 credits
  • EGL 150~ (Introduction to Journalism) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • Major Elective (Choose from: EGL 220, GRD 225, 250, ART 220, 224 or MKT 230. 248, 271, 275) 3 credits
  • Humanities/Fine Arts (Choose one from Humanities and one from Fine Arts) 3 credits
  • Humanities/Fine Arts (Choose one from Humanities and one from Fine Arts) 3 credits
  • US Diversity Studies 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • LIBS 201 (Writing Social Justice) 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
  • Elective or minor 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 347~+ (IMC Campaigns) 3 credits
  • IMC 363~ (Law & Ethics) 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • IMC 399~+ (Internship) 3 credits
  • IMC or JOUR Elective 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits
  • Elective or minor 3 credits

~=Grade of C or better required

+=These courses satisfy the Roosevelt CORE Experiential Learning Course

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

*CORE Experiential Learning Course - determined by major

Additional IMC coursework instead of electives can be taken at Roosevelt University if not completed at Oakton 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.