Official 2017-2018 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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2 table of contents table of contents about richland community college 7 college calendar 7 introduction to richland 8 governance 8 accreditation 8 recognition 8 statement of purpose 8 college vision 8 college mission 9 ethics and leadership 9 core values and tenets for richland community college employees 10 facilities 11 admissions 13 admission to the college 13 ged placement program 13 admission to a program or course 13 admission to a program of study 13 selective admission to health professions programs 13 evaluation of specialized courses 13 evaluation of clinical courses 14 credit equivalency by licensure or certification 14 minimum subject admission of high school requirements for transfer programs 14 transfer of college credit to richland 14 admission of high school students and “gifted” high school students 14 dual credit 15 registration 15 credit evaluation programs 15 course placement 16 course placement testing 16 financial information 18 tuition fees and charges 18 fees 18 payment information 18 tuition payment plan 18 tuition discount for senior citizens 18 proficiency examination 19 transcripts 19 refund policy 19 residency 19 cooperative agreements 19 charge-back authorization 19 financial aid 20 grants 20 scholarships 20 student employment 21 student loans 21 transfer students 21 satisfactory academic progress for financial aid recipients 21 student and academic support services 24 academic advisement 24 academic success center accommodations testing tutoring mathematics enrichment centers 24 the adele p glenn early childhood education center 24 campus safety 25 career services 25 counseling services 25 trustees scholars’ honors program 25 internships 25 kitty lindsay learning resources center library 25 myrichland 26 off-campus centers 26 online learning support 26 orientation 26 parking 26 www.richland.edu perkins program 26 self-registration 27 student employment 27 student ids 27 student support services/trio 27 success.net 28 transfer center 28 student engagement program 29 clubs and organizations 29 student policies and procedures 30 student rights and responsibilities 30 student grievance policy 31 student conduct policy 32 initiation of grievance or disciplinary proceedings 32 academic integrity policy 33 removal from a class or the college 33 chronic communicable disease policy 33 substance abuse – intoxicant use 33 possession of weapons policy 33 responsible use of information technology policy 34 tobacco policy 35 community outreach 37 adult education and ged preparation 37 english as a second language program 37 project read 37 richland foundation 37 alumni association 37 continuing education 37 creative center for learning 37 richland discover 37 fitness center 38 off-campus programming 38 speakers bureau 38 academic information and regulations 39 student status and classification 39 full-time academic load 39 study time required 39 academic standards 39 health professions gpa requirements 39 grade point average calculation 40 semester academic honors 40 appealing a grade 40 alternative delivery of instruction 40 methods of online instruction 40 other instruction options 41 degree audit 41 dropping a course 41 repeating a course 41 class attendance 41 attendance for online courses 41 changing program of study 42 graduation 42 transfer of credits to other colleges 43 illinois articulation initiative 43 guarantee of transfer of credit 44 instructional programs 46 programs of study 46 cooperative educational programs with other community colleges 47 certified programs 48 baccalaureate/transfer programs 49 associate in arts aa degree 49 associate in science as degree 51 associate in fine arts afa degree 53 associate in liberal studies als degree 55 associate in engineering science aes degree 57 areas of concentration suggestions for baccalaureate/transfer programs 59 articulated aas degree programs 60