1998-2000 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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richland community college community college district 537 1998-2000 catalog one college park decatur illinois 62521 telephone 217/875-7200 switchboard hours monday-thursday — 7:30 a.m 9:30 p.m friday — 7:30 a.m 5:00 p.m world wide web address http www.richland.cc.il.us e-mail address rcchelp@richland.cc.il.us campus tours

28 financial information correctional workers’ scholarship provides tuition and mandatory fees for dependents of workers who were killed or were 90 disabled in the line of duty since january 1 1960 application should be made directly to the illinois student assistance commission 1-800-899-4722 mia/pow scholarship pays the cost of tuition and fees for spouses and children of veterans who have been declared missing in action were prisoners of war died as a result of a serviceconnected disability or have a permanent and total disability as a result of military service the veteran must have been a resident of illinois prior to entering military service eligible dependents are entitled to use the scholarship for up to 120 semester hours children must begin using the scholarship prior to their 26th birthday and spouses must begin using the scholarship no later than ten years from the effective date of the veterans’ eligibility the scholarship may be used for twelve years from

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78 instructional programs tech prep tech prep curriculum integrates academic and technical skills into the classroom to smooth the transition from high school to higher education or the workplace tech prep is a partnership between business/industry community and the k-12 through college educational system.tech prep is a planned sequence of courses for grades 9-14 designed to prepare students to enter their chosen career field with the skills necessary to compete in tomorrow’s global job market tech prep programs can lead to advanced placement in a community college technical school or apprecticeship program while preparing students for employment in high-skilled technical occupations which will dominate the workplace in the next decade a tech prep program provides technical preparation in four occupational clusters defined by area business and industry representatives to include the following courses allied health and human services nursing radiography physical therapy

instructional programs 103 associate in applied science degree horticulture 62 credit hrs iccb code 0108 required courses agric 290 work experience practicum and seminar f bus 110 business mathematics f s su bus 125 small business management f s engl 110 report writing f s hort 101 turf management f hort 102 ornamental plant identification and use f hort 103 landscape layout and design s hort 110 nursery management f hort 130 electrical controls f hort 140 plant propagation f hort 150 greenhouse management s hort 160 building and grounds maintenance s hort 170 plantscaping s hort 180 small gas engines f s hort 190 plants and society f s hort 191 landscaping construction and estimating s electives 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 4 3 3 a.a.s group requirements/electives the a.a.s degree requires that 9 or more hours of courses numbered 100 or above be selected from areas of communications mathematics and/or natural/life/physical science and humanities and/or social science with at least 3

course descriptions 129 agric 250 fundamentals of farm management 3-0-3 consists of applications of economic principles to organization and management of a farm business also covered are size of business choice of enterprise timing of production farm labor utilization leases and farm business records offered as needed 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 agricultural products and processing agric 260 marketing agricultural products 3-0-3 consists of demand supply and distribution of farm products nature of production the marketing system and marketing of farm products also included are problems in pricing in choosing outlets and in reducing the costs and increasing the efficiency of agricultural marketing offered as needed applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s group

course descriptions 155 econ 225 comparative economic systems 3-0-3 prerequisite eligibility for engl 101 compares the similarities between various economies through an examination of systems of various countries/regions including the former soviet union china japan europe pacific rim and other economies also includes the trade-off between efficiency and equity economic freedom and economic order and market-oriented systems versus planned economic systems offered in spring applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s a.a a.s group requirement social science aas only area of concentration economics international business econ 231 principles of economics 1 iai s3 901 3-0-3 prerequisite eligibility for engl 101 is an introduction to the study of general economic principles such topics as economic systems demand and supply business organizations gross national product unemployment inflation fiscal policy monetary

180 course descriptions humanities human 100 introduction to the arts iai hf 900 3-0-3 examines types of art such as music film painting sculpture literature and architecture as illustrating the values capacities and achievements of human beings various approaches to viewing discussing and writing about the arts will be stressed offered as needed applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and all degrees group requirement humanities/fine arts area of concentration not applicable human 121 great books seminar 1 3-0-3 is a study of classic writings in literature and philosophy using the readings and shared inquiry method prescribed by the great books foundation the selected readings and course content are different for each of the five great books seminars even though the method and procedure are the same for each course offered as needed applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all

course descriptions 205 o.t 211 advanced word processing 2-2-3 prerequisite o.t 112 or equivalent competencies is designed to present advanced word processing applications on microcomputers some of these processes include mail merge sorting macros outlining column layout tables and styles offered in fall and spring applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s a.l.s group requirement business a.a.s only area of concentration business teacher education o.t 212 word processing/desktop publishing applications 2-2-3 prerequisite o.t 211 or equivalent competencies is a continued development of word processing applications on microcomputers using wordperfect some of these processes include basic typography design desktop publishing graphics and creating newsletters brochures and booklets offered in fall and spring applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates a.a.s

230 course descriptions applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree not applicable group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable a.b.e 040b integrated a.b.e study skills 1-0-1 to 8 is designed for adults with a reading level comparable to the 0-5.9 grade level who need integrated instructional review in reading writing arithmetic and other basic skills individualized small group instruction and computer-assisted learning are offered for each student with consideration given to individualized basic skills needs this course is offered tuition free applicable toward graduation where program structure permits 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 040i integrated abe study skills 1-0-1 to 8 is designed for adults reading at the 6 8.9 level who

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