2000-2001 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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1 richland community college community college district 537 2ooo-2oo1 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 www.richland.cc.il.us e-mail address rcchelp@richland.cc.il.us campus tours

30 financial information students must enroll in at least six credit hours and complete the classes taken during the probation term with a 2.00 gpa and meet required completion of hours as explained above if the conditions of the probation contract are met and all other conditions for satisfactory progress are met the student is continued on probation or returned to good standing failure to meet the conditions of the probation contract will result in financial aid suspension appeals re-entry students maximum time allowed for program completion students re-entering richland after an absence of five or more years from any college who do not meet the satisfactory progress standards will be placed on probation transfer students on probation students who have attended another college or university and have not submitted an academic transcript will not be allowed to participate in the student loan program their first semester at richland the first semester will be a probation semester

academic information regulations 59 degree that a student applies for the application will be reviewed and either approved subject to satisfactory completion of courses in progress or disapproved due to unmet requirements a copy of the reviewed application will be returned to the student 4 the student is encouraged to review the returned copy with an sds counselor his/her academic advisor or the dean of admissions and records to discuss completion of any unmet requirements 5 if the student is unable to complete the requirements before the expected graduation date another “application for graduation” must be submitted before the new term of expected graduation the $15.00 application fee submitted earlier will apply if the new application is for the same certificate or degree the dean of admissions and records or any counselor in sds can answer questions regarding the application for graduation process constitution requirement illinois law requires anyone graduating from

instructional programs 85 automotive technology general description the automotive technology program provides the opportunity to develop skills in automotive care and repair including basic automotive theory electrical systems suspension steering and brakes heating and air conditioning fuel injection advanced turbo and super charging engine repair manual drive train and axles automatic transmissions and transaxles and driveability problem diagnosis upon completion of this course students will also be better prepared to take the ase automotive service excellence test to become certified automotive technicians with subsequent appropriate work experience aptitudes students in the automotive technician program need good reasoning skills and diagnostic skills they also need good hand-eye coordination and the ability to perceive objects in two or threedimensional form outlook this is a large occupational field in illinois that is expected to have many job openings each year education and

instructional programs 111 nursing general description the associate degree nursing adn program at richland community college is accredited by the national league for nursing and approved by the illinois department of professional regulation the program is designed to prepare competent caring and critically thinking graduates to provide safe nursing care to clients in a variety of health care settings the program is a combination of nursing and selected general education courses the nursing courses consist of classroom laboratory and clinical experiences providing care to clients in local health care agencies graduates will be able to provide direct care to clients in various stages of the life cycle and manage care for individual clients as well as groups of clients upon satisfactory completion of the program students will receive an associate of applied science degree and be eligible to write for the rn-national council licensing examination graduates who pass the examination must

course descriptions 137 biol 210 environmental biology iai l1 905l 3-2-4 prerequisite eligibility for engl 101 teaches a foundation of basic ecological principles which leads to an examination of current issues of environmental concern lectures will include such topics as air water/soil pollution overpopulation extinction deforestation global warming and ozone depletion laboratory exercises will include indoor experiments outdoor field studies and visits to local facilities of environmental concern applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and all degrees group requirement natural/life science area of concentration biology general science biol 215 wilderness biology pending iccb approval 3-2-4 provides beginning with preparatory handouts and readings intended to familiarize the student with the region to be visited ageneral overview of a wide variety of biological topics including ecology environmental biology and natural

162 course descriptions eltrn 212 communications systems 3-4-5 prerequisite eltrn 210 or equivalent competencies as determined by the academic director of the occupational and technical division covers the theory of am and fm communication systems and their applications to radio television and satellite communication topics include am and fm receivers transmitters antennas transmission lines and wave propagation each student builds tests and aligns a complete am and fm stereo receiver students also design build and test a directional antenna and learn to use the college’s antenna test range an introduction to television broadcasting and tv receivers is also included using an earth station in the electronics lab students also work with fully operational communications satellites of both the geostationary and low earth orbit types commonly used in modern communication systems applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates

188 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 law enforcement leadership leadership 150 leadership development 3-0-3 prerequisite eligibility for engl 101 is an extensive exploration of leadership skills with an emphasis on materials from the humanities especially literature philosophy and film typical subjects for discussion include leadership styles delegation of authority ethics and leadership conflict resolution and creativity in decision making core materials for the course come from the phi theta kappa leadership development program and the course is taught by certified instructors applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and all degrees group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable machining mach 101 machine tool processes 1 1-4-3 provides an

course descriptions 213 p.ed 120 personal defense 0-2-1 is a course designed to proved students with basic self-defense skills either in the form of generic selfdefense training or in the form of one of the various martial arts schools such as jujutsu judo aikido or karate in addition to physical self-defense skills students will develop basic skills in awareness self-control avoidance of physical confrontations and defusing imminent physical confrontations applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificates or degree all certificates and all degrees group requirement not applicable area of concentration physical education p ed 121-bowling 0-2-1 is a basic skills class to introduce students to bowling as a lifetime activity repeatability – 3 times applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and all degrees group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable p ed 122-softball

238 course descriptions a.l.s 091l solving systems of equations inequalities 1-0-1 is designed for students who want to improve their skills in solving systems of equations with two or three variables by three different methods individualized instruction is based on student skill level and goals applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree basic certificates group requirement preparatory to other studies area of concentration preparatory to other studies a.l.s 091m advanced coordinate graphing 1-0-1 is designed for students who want to improve their skills in graphing conic sections individualized instruction is based on student skill level and goals applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree basic certificates group requirement preparatory to other studies area of concentration preparatory to other studies a.l.s 091n inequalities and absolute value 1-0-1 is designed for students who want to