General Education Core Curriculum Requirements: Communication

Students completing the following general education courses will be considered as having met the Illinois General Education Core Curriculum at Southwestern. The list of courses is effective as of February 2007; check with a counselor for updated information or check the IAI web site for updated listings at Southwestern and the 100+ other Illinois institutions that are IAI participants. 

Communication: 3 courses (9 semester credits)

  • A two-course sequence in writing (6 semester credits)
  • One course in oral communications (3 semester credits)
Course Number Course Description Credits
ENG-101 Rhetoric & Composition I with a grade of "C" or better (IAI – C1 900) 3
ENG-102 Rhetoric & Composition II with a grade of "C" or better (IAI – C1 901R) 3
SPCH-151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
(IAI – C2 900)