1996-1998 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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2 board of trustees john r rogers chairman cathy a coulter vice-chairman wayne dunning secretary sharon alpi thomas r england ben e baker dr barbara b hicks julie lycan non-voting student trustee administration dr charles r novak president vice presidents jane johnson vice president of student development and services dr kenneth l ender vice president of academic affairs patricia k williams vice president of administration and finance deans d michael beube admissions and records nancy cooper lifelong learning david erlanson communications dr william g grieve social and natural sciences dr lois j hamilton allied health and nursing janna lutovsky college preparatory gary l morgan industrial technology and mathematics stuart g shepherd business david l zindel kitty lindsay learning resources

26 financial information tuition fees and charges tuition fees and other charges paid by a student to richland community college cover a portion of the actual expenses of a student’s education the balance of the cost is paid by the public through local property taxes assessed within district 537 or in some cases the student’s own community state financial support and federal financial assistance the academic fee includes the following services and privileges computer both for computer-based classes and for open use student activities including student clubs and organizations entertainment and events tuition fees and other charges are due and payable at the time of registration the college reserves the right to change the rate of tuition any fees or any charge without notice residents of richland community college district and out-of-district students with charge-back authorization per credit hour tuition $37.00 academic fee $2.50 total $39.50 out-of-district students of

74 instructional programs articulated 2+2 degree programs articulated 2+2 programs are designed for richland students who intend to transfer to another institution to complete a four-year degree after earning an associate in arts or associate in science degree at richland the student transfer handbook which is available in the transfer center and in the student development and services office provides extensive transfer information including suggested richland associate degree transfer curriculum 2+2 for the following programs eastern illinois university business eastern illinois university elementary education eastern illinois university industrial technology eastern illinois university special education illinois state university business illinois state university elementary education mennonite college of nursing millikin university business millikin university nursing st john’s college department of nursing st louis college of pharmacy university of

98 instructional programs outlook the outlook is excellent for trained individuals the demand for plantscaping remains high and a shortage of qualified people exists in most other areas of horticulture for management positions the two-year degree is essential these are occupational training programs some of the courses may not transfer to four-year institutions advanced certificate turf grass management 47 credit hrs iccb code 0116 required courses agric 210 introductory soil science a agric 290 work experience practicum and seminar f chem 100 concepts of chemistry f s c.i.s 110 business applications on microcomputers f s su engl 110 report writing f s hort 101 turf management f hort 103 landscape layout and design s hort 104 turf management 2 s hort 105 turf equipment operation and maintenance f hort 111 plant pests f hort 160 building and grounds maintenance s hort 190 plants and society f s o.t 160 office accounting f s p rel 110 supervisory techniques and personnel development s

122 course descriptions acct 211 managerial cost accounting 1 3-0-3 prerequisite acct 102 emphasizes the managerial uses of cost accounting information for business decisionmaking topics include analysis of three elements of cost material labor and overhead job order standard and process cost will be covered offered in fall even years at night odd years during day applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s a.a a.s group requirement business a.a.s only area of concentration not applicable african-american studies af am 101 the african-american experience 1 4-0-4 surveys african-american heritage from its african roots through the beginning of the civil rights movement 1954 and critically examines literature and other products of african-american culture offered in fall and spring application toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s a.a a.s group

146 course descriptions applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s group requirement not applicable area of concentration industrial drafting draft 215 introduction to computer aided drafting—autocad 2-3-3 prerequisite draft 101 and concurrent enrollment in draft 102 or draft 120 or equivalent competencies and consent of instructor will introduce the student to the principles of computer aided drafting using autocad cad software after completing this course the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the following a the components of computer aided drafting b application of geometric principles in creating a 2-d drawing c the creation of completed 2-d drawings with dimensions d storage and retrieval of drawings from a common data base and e plotting drawings to scale from the screen and the data base note credit cannot be received for both draft 210 and draft 215 when working toward an a.a.s

170 course descriptions hort 130 electrical controls 2-2-3 covers the basics of electrical wiring electric motors and the area of electrical controls such as systems for irrigation timing mist propagation timed lighting and electrical monitoring used in greenhouses nurseries and turf areas offered in fall applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s group requirement not applicable area of concentration horticulture hort 140 plant propagation 2-2-3 prerequisite hort 190 or consent of instructor is designed to familiarize the student with the most widely used techniques in the production of woody plant material topics of discussion include propagation structures media disease control and types of propagation including budding grafting cutting seeding layering and tissue culturing offered in fall applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s group

194 course descriptions area of concentration not applicable o.t 142 medical office career-anatomy 3-0-3 prerequisite o.t 141 or permission of dean business division is a lecture course dealing with an introduction to the principles of anatomy and physiology in association with each body system common pathological conditions will also be covered this course is recommended for persons interested in allied health professions such as medical coding transcription or other medical clerical positions this is a non-lab course and a science background is not required offered in fall applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable o.t 150 records management 3-0-3 prerequisite bus 140 or equivalent touch-typing competencies introduces the student to records and information management systems including issues in planning creating managing and controlling

218 course descriptions a.b.e 024i practical parenting 1-0-1 is designed to give parents reading at the 6-8.9 level instruction in dealing with issues that pose daily challenges to parents and their children parents will focus on what works and what doesn’t in dealing with their children and their everyday demands parents will keep a journal of their own experiences and at each class session several children’s books related to the course topics will be presented and distributed to parents repeatability 3 times certificate or degree all basic certificates in general studies except personal development group requirement not applicable area of concentration basic certificate in developmental preparatory or basic skills a.b.e 025i behavior management 1-0-1 is designed to give adults reading at the 6-8.9 level the opportunity to explore the issues that affect how children learn acceptable behavior promoting respect for self and others and dealing constructively with