2009-2010 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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3 table of contents college calendar 6 welcome to richland 9 governance accreditation recognition 10 ethics and leadership 11 purpose vision mission 11 facilities 12 off-campus facilities 13 admissions 15 admission to the college 16 ged placement program 16 admission to a program or course 16 admission to program of study 16 selective admission to health professions programs 17 transfer of college credit to rcc 17 admission of high school and gifted students 17 dual credit 17 registration 17 credit evaluation programs 18 course placement and placement testing 19 financial information 21 tuition fees and charges 21 payment information 22 deferred tuition payment plan 22 tuition discount for senior citizens 22 refund policy 22 transcripts 22 residency 23 charge-back authorization 23 cooperative agreements 23 financial aid 23 grants and scholarships 23 student employment 24 loans 25 standards of academic progress for financial aid 25 veterans’

32 – student and academic support services rcc hope academy center the rcc hope academy center is located at hope academy at 1050 e sangamon intersection of jasper and sangamon streets the rcc hope academy center provides free access to computers and the internet through its recently updated computer lab and software free basic computer skills workshops and ged classes admissions advising training job readiness workshops placement testing and career planning are available call 421-6565 for more information online learning support richland community college’s online learning department is devoted to developing and providing programs and services for faculty staff and students that enhance the teaching and learning process through the use of technology department staff are committed to working with all members of the college community while harnessing technology to fulfill the charge of preparing intellectually and technically competent students for success

60 – instructional programs associate in fine arts the associate in fine arts afa is designed to provide two academic years of college study for transfer to a four-year university or upper-division college toward a bachelor of fine arts degree see the student transfer handbook available in the student services center for additional advice 1 2 3 4 5 6 group requirements area of concentration courses may be counted toward satisfaction of group requirements a communications 9 semester hours b fine arts/humanities 6 semester hours c social science selected from 2 or more disciplines 6 semester hours d life/physical science 7-8 semester hours e mathematics 3-4 semester hours required art courses art101 102 111 112 113 210 220 and 230 art electives 9 semester hours selected from art105 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 151 152 160 240 251 252 general education 40-42 semester hours courses in the student’s area of concentration do not count toward those

instructional programs – 89 engineering technology electrical systems specilty electrical systems speciality engineering technology – electrical systems specialty suggested full-time course sequence general description the electrical systems specialty prepares the students to repair install maintain and fix complex electrical equipment found in the manufacturing environment in addition they help plan install and test the setup of new equipment many technicians may travel to customer sites to maintain and/or repair equipment fall semester engt 100 engt 101 engt 103 engt 104 math 104 credit hours 3 4 3 3 4 sample of job titles with this degree industrial electrician electrical maintenance electrical technician spring semester draft 215 engt 105 engt 111 engt 130 engl 110 3 3 3 4 3 additional program information students who begin in spring may not finish in a two-year time frame fall semester engt 210 engt 212 engt 214 spch 120 social science elective recommend

instructional programs – 117 medical office specialist transcription specialty medical office specialist – transcription specialty suggested full-time course sequence general description the medical transcription certificate and associate degree programs provide students with the foundational skills and hands-on experience to translate medical dictation into printed formats coursework focuses on the skills needed to transcribe healthcare records accurately including history and physicals consultations operative reports discharge summaries radiology reports pathology reports and chart notes students pursuing the associate’s degree are given the opportunity to work on-the-job in a hospital doctor’s office or transcription company and receive more hands-on experience in the medical transcription field fall semester bus 110 ot 140 or hlth 140 ot 114 ot 119 ot 170 credit hours 3 3 3 3 3 spring semester it 130 or ot 116 ot 113 ot 120 ot 141 ot

146 – course descriptions auto 205 manual drive train axles 1-6-4 covers the terms and components related to manual drive trains and axles students will study principles and operations of manual transmissions learning equipment terms and safety procedures course also includes information on diagnosis and service cleaning and inspection offered as needed applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable auto 206 automatic transmissions/transaxles 1-6-4 introduces the student to the terms and components involved in maintenance and service of automatic transmissions students will study the basic parts and operation of automatic transmissions including safety tips service and diagnostic procedures offered as needed applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als

174 – course descriptions emergency medical technology emt 100 first responder trng course 2-2-3 is designed to provide students with the core knowledge skills and attitudes to function in the capacity of a first responder the curriculum is based on the first responder designated level of the emergency medical care provider as outlined by the national ems education and practice blueprint the first responder uses a limited amount of equipment to perform initial assessment and intervention and is trained to assist other ems providers offered as needed prerequisite hlth 110 cpr or valid bls healthcare provider cpr certification for the length of the course applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable emt 120 emt basic 5-3-6 is based on the goals and training experiences mandated by the u.s department of transportation national highway

course descriptions – 203 hvac 132 control applications 2-2-3 covers control construction operation and applications and the development wiring and troubleshooting of control schematics for basic hvacr systems also covers pneumatic motors controls offered in spring applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable hvac 140 troubleshooting air conditioning systems 2-2-3 promotes the development of diagnostic and repair skills by simulating both electrical and mechanical system faults in computer-generated hvac systems emphasis is on professionalism accuracy proper tool selection and timeliness of the repair offered in spring prerequisite hvac 132 or engt 111 and hvac 102 or concurrent enrollment applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement

course descriptions – 231 ot 210 statistical keyboard entry 2-2-3 provides students with a functional knowledge of electronic calculator and entry-level skills in data entry on the microcomputer it also emphasizes speed development and accuracy in entering data with realistic production jobs and keyboarding exercises major emphasis is on numeric entry offered in spring prerequisite minimum touch-typing speed of 35 nwam applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable ot 215 document production 2-2-3 emphasizes formatting and keying complex business documents using integration of microsoft word excel access and powerpoint speed and accuracy in the production of documents are emphasized offered in fall prerequisite it 120 and it 130 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all

260 – course descriptions abe 022b self-esteem for the family variable credit 1-0-1 to 10 is designed to give parents reading at or below the 0-5.9 grade level tools they need to support their child in school they will be empowered to communicate with school staff support school programming and encourage their child’s school success 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 abe 022i self-esteem for the family variable credit 1-0-1 to 10 is designed to give parents reading at the 6-8.9 level the tools they need to support their child in school they will be empowered to communicate with school staff support school programming and encourage their child’s school success this

288 – index smoking/nonsmoking policy 41 soar 32 social science courses 248 sociology concentration 69 sociology courses 249 spanish courses 251 special education concentration 69 speech courses 252 speech and drama concentration 69 staff faculty administration 277 standards of academic progress financial aid 25 state minimum subject requirements transfer programs 17 statement of purpose 10 student activities see campus life 35 student ambassador mentor program 37 student academic support services 29 student classification 46 student clubs 36 student conduct policy 39 student employment 24,25,32 student grievance policy 38 student ids 33 student learning center 33 student loans 25 student organizations 36 student records confidential information 37 student resolution process 39 student rights responsibilities 38 student senate 37 student status classification 46 student support 33 student support services/trio 33 student trustee 37