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Courses with the above icons fulfill Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) General Education Core Requirements.


Core Requirement Courses in Communication

IAI Communications

COMM 101: Introduction to Oral Communication

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading OR
-Concurrent enrollment in READ 091

This is an introductory course in public speaking, with the dual goals of helping students understand basic communication principles and improving their oral communication skills. The course emphasizes preparing, selecting, organizing, and delivering oral messages, as well as analyzing and evaluating the speaking-listening process. 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - C2 900

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

IAI Communications

ENGL 101: Critical Reading & Writing

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099
AND
-Placement at college level reading

If placed at two or more developmental levels, concurrent enrollment in or completion of GENS 105 is also required.

In English 101, students will improve their writing by learning about the integrated relationship between critical reading and writing skills. Students will explore how genres of communication shape the acts of reading and writing, and in the process, will learn how to become responsible and ethical readers, writers, and designers of various kinds of texts. Students gain exposure to a wide range of tools and skills available and necessary to 21st century readers and writers, including collaboration techniques, visual design principles, and how to effectively control surface features of their writing. 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - C1 900R

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

IAI Communications

ENGL 102: Multimodal Composition

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of ENGL 101 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Placement at college level reading

In English 102, students will put rhetorical principles into useful cultural practice via researching, designing, creating, and sharing multimodal composition projects that contribute to real academic or career purposes and audiences. Conceptual knowledge of genre, textual control, document design, writer responsibility, and collaboration will be applied as students research academic or career interests. Students will learn and apply both primary and secondary research skills, and will compose projects that successfully employ genre-appropriate reasoning, formats, and structures. 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - C1 901R

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.