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Catalog Year 2017-2018

Program of Study Details

Associate in Arts

60 credit hours

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Communication

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
ENGL 102 Multimodal Composition 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Total Credit Hours 9

Humanities & Fine Arts

Class Title Credit Hours
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
Fine Arts Any one IAI Fine Arts course 3
Humanities or Fine Arts One additional IAI Humanities or Fine Arts course 3
Total Credit Hours 9

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Class Title Credit Hours
Social & Behavioral Science 3 courses from at least 2 disciplines. 3 each
Total Credit Hours 9

Life & Physical Sciences

Class Title Credit Hours
Life Science Any one IAI Life Science course 3-4
Physical Science Any one IAI Physical Science course 3-4
Lab Requirement At least one science course must have a lab component
Total Credit Hours 7

Mathematics

Class Title Credit Hours
Math Any one IAI Math course 3
Total Credit Hours 3

IAI Electives

Class Title Credit Hours
Different universities require different coursework in preparation to transfer. You should consult your Academic Advisor at Heartland and the registrar at the college or university you are considering to learn how courses you've taken at Heartland will transfer.
Total Credit Hours 23

Available Concentrations for Degree

*Selective Admission Program

Accounting

Agriculture

Anthropology

Art

Business

Business (Accelerated)*

Communication

Computer Science

Criminal Justice

Early Childhood Ed

Economics

Elementary Ed

English

Film

Geography

Health

History

Information Technology

Journalism

Languages

Music

Nursing

Philosophy

Political Science

Psychology

Religion

Secondary Ed

Social Work

Sociology

Special Education

Theater

Associate in Science 

60 credit hours

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Communication

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
ENGL 102 Multimodal Composition 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Total Credit Hours 9

Humanities & Fine Arts

Class Title Credit Hours
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
Fine Arts Any one IAI Fine Arts course 3
Total Credit Hours 6

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Class Title Credit Hours
Social & Behavioral Science 2 courses from at least 2 disciplines. 3 each
Total Credit Hours 6

Life & Physical Sciences

Class Title Credit Hours
Life Science Any one IAI Life Science course 3-4
Physical Science Any one IAI Physical Science course 3-4
Life Science, Physical Science, CHEM 162, CHEM 241, CHEM 242 or PHYS 173 One additional course: any IAI Life or Physical Science, General Chemistry II, Organic Chemistry I, Organic Chemistry II or Fluids & Thermal Physics 3-4
Lab Requirement At least one science course must have a lab component
Total Credit Hours 10

Mathematics

Class Title Credit Hours
Math Any one IAI Math course 3-4
Math IAI Course,
Math 271 or Math 272
Either one additional IAI Math course, Linear Algebra or Differential Equations 3-4
Total Credit Hours 6

IAI Electives

Class Title Credit Hours
Different universities require different coursework in preparation to transfer. You should consult your Academic Advisor at Heartland and the registrar at the college or university you are considering to learn how courses you've taken at Heartland will transfer.
Total Credit Hours 23

Available Concentrations for Degree

Biology

Chemistry

Clinical Lab Sciences

Computer Science

Earth Science

Mathematics

Physics

Pre-Pharmacy

Secondary Education

Associate in Engineering Science

62-66 credit hours

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General Education

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 & ENGL 102 Critical Reading & Writing and Multimodal Composition 6
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
CHEM 161 General Chemistry I 5
PHYS 171 Mechanics 4
MATH 161, MATH 162MATH 163 Calculus I, Calculus II and Calculus III 12
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Total Credit Hours 33

AES Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CSCI 171 Computing for Engineering & Science
3
MATH 272 Differential Equations 4
PHYS 172 Electricity & Magnetism 4
CHEM 162 General Chemistry II 5
ENGR 110 Engineering Graphics 3
PHYS 173 Fluid & Thermal Physics 2
PHYS 174 Quantum Physics 2
Total Credit Hours 23

Option Requirements

Select one

Chemical Option

Class Title Credit Hours
CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry I 5
CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry II 5
Total Credit Hours 10

Electrical Option

Class Title Credit Hours
Electrical Circuits* IAI Code: EGR 931 OR EGR 931L Varies
Digital Systems* IAI Code: EGR 932 OR EGR 932L Varies
CSCI 130 Computer Science I 4
Total Credit Hours Varies

*These classes must be transfered to Heartland from another institution.

Mechanical Option

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGR 271 Engineering Mechanics Statics 3
ENGR 272 Engineering Mechanics Dynamics 3
Total Credit Hours 6

Associate in Applied Science - Administrative Office Professional

63-69 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 3 or 4
Mathematics Any one IAI Mathematics course 3 or 4
Total Credit Hours 15-17

Administrative Office Professional Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 120 or ACCT 200 Small Business Accounting or Financial Accounting 3 or 4
ACSM 101 or CSCI 101 Intro to Computers or Intro to Computer Information Science 3 or 4
ACSM 125 PowerPoint 1
ACSM 136 Excel Level I 1
ACSM 137 Excel Level II 1
ACSM 138 Excel Level III 1
ACSM 146 Access Level I 1
ACSM 147 Access Level II 1
ACSM 156 Word Level I 1
ACSM 157 Word Level II 1
ACSM 158 Word Level III 1
BUSN 108 Personal Finance 3
BUSN 110 Intro to Business 3
BUSN 115 Business Communications 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
BUSN 170 Supervision 3
BUSN 299 Internship in Business 1-3
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media 3
OTEC 101 Keyboarding 1
OTEC 102 Advanced Keyboarding 1
OTEC 104 Office Simulation 2
OTEC 113 Records Management 2
OTEC 140 Advanced Office Procedures & Technology 3
ACCT, BUSN, CSCI, DMED or ECON Electives: Any Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Digital Media or Economics courses totaling 6 credit hours. 6
Total Credit Hours 48-52

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Business Technology

61-65 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 3 or 4
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Mathematics Any one IAI Mathematics course. TMAT 103 may be used to fulfill this requirement, however it does not count as general education credit. 3 or 4
Total Credit Hours 15-17

Business Technology Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 120 Small Business Accounting 3
ACCT 130 Computerized Accounting Applications 3
ACSM 101 Intro to Computers 3
ACSM 125 PowerPoint 1
ACSM 136 Excel Level I 1
ACSM 137 Excel Level II 1
ACSM 138 Excel Level III 1
ACSM 146 Access Level I 1
ACSM 147 Access Level II 1
ACSM 148 Access Level III 1
ACSM 156 Word Level I 1
ACSM 157 Word Level II 1
ACSM 158 Word Level III 1
BUSN 110 Intro to Business 3
BUSN 115 Business Communications 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
BUSN 299 Internship in Business 1-3
OTEC 101 Keyboarding 1
OTEC 102 Advanced Keyboarding 1
OTEC 104 Office Simulation 2
OTEC 113 Records Management 2
ACCT, BUSN, CSCI, DMED or ECON Electives: Any Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Digital Media or Economics courses totaling 12 credit hours. 12
Total Credit Hours 46-48

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Computer Network Technology

65-68 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 or BUSN 115 Introduction to Oral Communication or Business Communication 3
Humanities or Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Humanities or Social & Behavioral Science course 3
TMAT 103, MATH 106 or MATH 109 Technical Mathematics I, College Algebra for Business & Social Science or College Algebra  4
Physical Science Any one IAI Physical Science course 3-4
Total Credit Hours 16-17

Computer Network Technology Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
CSCI 130 Computer Science I 4
NETW 121 Introduction to Networks 3
NETW 122 Routing & Switching Essentials 3
NETW 123 Scaling Networks 3
NETW 124 Connecting Networks 3
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardward Maintenance & Repair 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
NETW 162 Networking Technologies 3
NETW 166 Windows Workstation Administration 3
NETW 167 Windows Server Administration 3
NETW 170 Network Security Fundamentals 3
NETW 182 Linux Administration 3
NETW 158, NETW 208 or NETW 271 Web Server Administration, Data & Cabling Systems or CISCO Router Security 3
TECH 299 Internship in Technology 1-3
Total Credit Hours 49-52

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Criminal Justice

60-64 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
ENGL 102 Multimodal Composition 3
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 4
MATH 131 or MATH 141 Explorations in Mathematics or Introduction to Statistics 3 or 4
Social & Behavioral Science Any two IAI Social & Behavioral Science courses 6
GEEC Any two IAI General Education Core Curriculum courses 5 or 6
Total Credit Hours 30-32

Criminal Justice Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 200 Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminology 3
CRJ 202 Policing in America 3
CRJ 204 Criminal Law 3
CRJ 206 Criminal Investigations 3
CRJ 215 Juvenile Justice Systems 3
Total Credit Hours 21

Elective Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CRJ 208 Administration of Justice 3
CRJ 218 Terrorism, Intelligence and Criminal Justice System 3
CRJ 222 Police/Community Relations 3
CRJ 224 Probation/Parole 3
CRJ 226 Criminal Justice Careers Seminar 3
CRJ 296 Special Topics in Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 299 Internship in Criminal Justice 3
Total Credit Hours 9-11

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Digital Media Communication

62 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Social & Behavioral Science or Humanities Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science or Humanities course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 3
Mathematics or TMAT Any one IAI Mathematics course or Technical Mathematics course 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Digital Media Communication Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 110 Intro to Business 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media 3
DMED 110 Webpage Development 3
DMED 120 Computer Imaging & Design 3
DMED 130 Digital Layout & Design 3
DMED 145 Video Production 3
DMED 245 Advanced Video Production 3
DMED 260 Computer Animation 3
DMED 291 Design Fusion 3
Total Credit Hours 47

Options Requirement

Choose one option.

Web Media Designer Option

Class Title Credit Hours
DMED 150 Interactive Digital Media 3
DMED 170 Dynamic Web Technologies 3
DMED 210 Advanced Webpage Design 3
DMED 290 Advanced Media Production 3
ART, COMM, CSCI, DMED or TECH Electives: Any Art, Communication, Computer Science, Digital Media or Technology course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Communication Graphics Option

Class Title Credit Hours
ART 191 Digital Photography & Imaging I 3
COMM 160 Mass Communication 3
DMED 210 Advanced Webpage Design 3
DMED 250 Preparing Print Publications 3
ART, COMM, CSCI, DMED or TECH Electives: Any Art, Communication, Computer Science, Digital Media or Technology course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Digital Imaging Option

Class Title Credit Hours
ART 180 Photography I: Dark Room Photography 3
ART 191 Digital Photography & Imaging I 3
ART 195 History of Photography 3
ART 291 Digital Photography & Imaging II 3
ART, COMM, CSCI, DMED or TECH Electives: Any Art, Communication, Computer Science, Digital Media or Technology course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Early Childhood Paraprofessional

62 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
BIOL Any one Biology course with a lab component 4
MATH 131 Explorations in Mathematics 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Phychology 3
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Total Credit Hours 22

Early Childhood Paraprofessional Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACSM 101 Introduction to Computers 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
CHLD 221 Foundations of Inclusion 3
Total Credit Hours 28

Electives Requirement

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
EDUC 101 Introduction to Education 3
EDUC 135 The Multicultural Classrom 3
EDUC 200 Using Technology in Education 3
EDUC 220 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 296 Special Topics in Education 1-3
LITR 118 Children's Literature 3
HLTH 120 Nutrition 3
MUSI 150 Music Appreciation 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Early Childhood Education

60 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Phychology 3
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 3-4
Humanities or Fine Arts Any one IAI Humanities or Fine Arts course 3
Total Credit Hours 18-19

Early Childhood Education Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 201 Practicum I 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 28

Electives Requirement

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 103 Environmental Design to Support Children's Play 3
CHLD 108 Guidance of the Young Child 3
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 115 Written & Spoken Language Development 3
CHLD 222, MATH 131 or MATH 141 Math Content & Concepts for Young Child, Explorations in Math or Introduction to Statistics 3-4
CHLD 203 Science Activities for young Children 2
CHLD 204 Infant & Toddler Care 3
CHLD 206 Practicum II 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
CHLD 220 Individual & Family Development 3
CHLD 221 Foundations of Inclusion 3
EDUC 135 The Multicultural Classrom 3
EDUC 296 Special Topics in Education 1-3
LITR 118 Children's Literature 3
Total Credit Hours 21

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Industrial Technology

60-61 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
TMAT 103 or MATH 109 Technical Mathematics I or College Algebra 4
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course. 3
Physical Science Any one IAI Physical Science course 3
ART, ASTR, CHEM, COMM, EASC, GENS, MATH or PHYS Any one Art, Astronomy, Chemistry, Communication, Earth Science, General Education, Math or Physics course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15-16

Industrial Technology Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
CAD 101 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
TECH 114 Introduction to Technical Graphics 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
Total Credit Hours 12

Elective Requirement

Title Credit Hours
Construction Skills Certificate 16
Design & Fabrication Skills Certificate 17
Electronics Skills Certificate 16-17
Facilities Maintenance Skills Certificate 16-17
Industrial Maintenance Skills Certificate 16-17
Renewable Energy Skills Certificate 19
Welding Skills Certificate 16
BUSN 145, CAD 101, CAD 110, CAD 235, CNST 101, CNST 113, CSCI 101, CSCI 110, DMED 120, DMED 260, ELTC 102, ELTC 103, ELTC 206, ELTC 212, ENGR 110, MAIN 101, MAIN 104, MAIN 201, MAIN 202, MAIN 220, MAIN 221, MAIN 222, MTFG 115, MTT 101, NETW 160, NETW 208, REEC 110, REEC 120, REEC 140, REEC 240, TECH 114, TECH 171, TECH 172, TECH 296, TECH 297, TECH 299, WELD 110, WELD 116, WELD 217, WELD 218, WELD 219 or WELD 220 Varies
Total Credit Hours Required 33

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Information Technology

60 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Humanities or Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Humanities or Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 4
TMAT 103, MATH 106, MATH 109 or higher Technical Math I, College Algebra for Bus & Soc Sci, College Algebra or higher math course 4
Total Credit Hours 17

Information Technology Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Intro to Computer Information Science
4
CSCI 110 Intro to Database Management Systems 3
CSCI 130 Computer Science I 4
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
BUSN, CSCI, DMED and NETW Electives. At least 4 courses must be CSCI courses. At least 1 CSCI course must be a 200 level course. 25
Total Credit Hours 43

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Nursing

68 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
ENGL 102 Multimodal Composition 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
BIOL 181 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Sociology 3
BIOL 182 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIOL 191 Introductory Microbiology 4
Total Credit Hours 27

Nursing Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
NURS 112 Introduction to Nursing 1
NURS 113 Medication Principles for Nurses 1
NURS 117 Fundamentals of Nursing 8
NURS 122 Community-Based Nursing 1
NURS 134 Nursing Individuals with Chronic Health Problems 5
NURS 135 Nursing Childbearing/Rearing Families 5
NURS 232 Leadership & Management in Nursing 1
NURS 240 Mental Health Nursing 4
NURS 241 Nursing Care of Individuals with Acute Health Problems I 4
NURS 242 Contemporary Nursing 1
NURS 245 Nursing Care of Individuals with Acute Health Problems II 5
NURS 246 Nursing Care of Individuals with Complex Health Problems 5
Total Credit Hours 41

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Physical Therapist Assistant

66 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
COMM 101* Introduction to Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101* Critical Reading & Writing 3
BIOL 181* Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 182* Anatomy & Physiology II 4
HLTH 225* Clinical Kinesiology 3
PSY 101* Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 209* Human Growth & Development 3
Total Credit Hours 23

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy 1
PTA 101 Principles of Patient Care 2
PTA 102 Patient Care Skills & Assessment 2
PTA 110 Physical Agents in Rehabilitation I 2
PTA 111 Application of Physical Agents I 1.5
PTA 120 Foundations of Therapeutic Exercise 3
PTA 121 Therapeutic Exercise for Orthopedic Conditions 2
PTA 140 Clinical Experience I 4
PTA 210 Physical Agents in Rehabilitation II 3
PTA 211 Application of Physical Agents II 1.5
PTA 220 Concepts of Rehabilitation 4
PTA 221 Rehabilitation Techniques 2
PTA 230 PTA Pathophysiology 3
PTA 240 Clinical Experience II 10
PTA 250 Clinical Seminar 2
Total Credit Hours 43

*Indicates pre-admission course requirements for Physical Therapist Assistant program.

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Radiography

69-70 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Programs PrerequisiteHLTH 110 or any college-level medical terminology course for 3 credit hours

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
BIOL 181 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
MATH Any Mathematics course 3-4
Total Credit Hours 10-11

Radiography Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BIOL 182 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
RAD 111 Fundamentals of Radiological Sciences I 2
RAD 112 Radiographic Procedures I 6
RAD 113 Radiography Clinical I 2
RAD 121 Fundamentals of Radiological Sciences II 3
RAD 122 Radiographic Procedures II 3
RAD 123 Radiography Clinical II 2
RAD 132 Radiographic Procedures III 6
RAD 133 Radiography Clinical III 3
RAD 134 Radiographic Imaging I 3
RAD 211 Fundamentals of Radiological Sciences III 3
RAD 213 Radiography Clinical IV 5
RAD 214 Radiographic Imaging II 3
RAD 215 Cross Sectional Anatomy 2
RAD 223 Radiography Clinical V 2
RAD 233 Radiography Clinical VI 4
RAD 234 Radiation Biology & Protection 2
RAD 235 Radiographic Pathology 2
RAD 236 Radiography Seminar 2
Total Credit Hours 59

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Associate in Applied Science - Sport Management

60-63 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
ENGL 102 Multimodal Composition 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
Life Science or Physical Science Any one IAI Life Science or Physical Science course 4
MATH 131, MATH 141 or MATH 151 Explorations in Mathematics, Introduction to Statistics or Calculus for Business & Social Science 3-4
SOC 101 Sociology 3
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
IAI Any one IAI General Education Elective course 3
Total Credit Hours 28-29

Sport Management Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 130 Computer Applications in Business 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 225 Introduction to Sports Management 3
BUSN 226 Introduction to Sports Marketing 3
BUSN 299 Internship in Business 1-3
HLTH 170 Introduction to Leisure and Recreation 3
HLTH 171 Recreation Leadership 3
SOC 226 Sociology of Sport 3
Total Credit Hours 23-25

Electives Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 200 Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 201 Managerial Accounting 4
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
BUSN 210 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUSN 220 Principles of Management 3
BUSN 230 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN 250 Small Business Management 3
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
EDUC 163 Introduction to Coaching Athletics 3
HLTH 118 Personal Health & Wellness 3
Total Credit Hours 9-14

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Accounting Foundations

18-19 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Accounting Foundation Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 120 Small Business Accounting
3
ACCT 130 Computerized Accounting Applications 3
ACCT 140 Small Business Taxes 3
BUSN 115 Business Communications 3
BUSN 130 Computer Applications in Business 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
BUSN 299 Internship in Business 1-2
Total Credit Hours 18-19

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Business Technology

17-18 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Business Technology Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACSM 101 or CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers or Intro to Computer Information Science
3 or 4
ACSM 125 PowerPoint 1
ACSM 136 Excel Level 1 1
ACSM 146 Access Level 1 1
ACSM 156 Word Level 1 1
BUSN 115 Business Communications 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media 3
OTEC 101 Keyboarding 1
OTEC 102 Advanced Keyboarding 1
Total Credit Hours 17-18

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Communication Graphics

15 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Communication Graphics Certificate Requirements

Program Prerequisite: Digital Media Communication Core Certificate

Class Title Credit Hours
ART 191 Digital Photography and Imaging 1 3
COMM 160 Mass Communication 3
DMED 210 Advanced Webpage Design 3
DMED 250 Preparing Print Publications 3
ART, COMM, CSCI, DMED or TECH Technical Elective. Completed any Art, Communication, Computer Science, Digital Media or Technology course(s) 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Computer Networking CISCO Academy

30 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Computer Networking CISCO Academy Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 115 or COMM 101 Business Communications or Introduction to Oral Communication 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Intro to Computer Information Science 4
NETW 121 Introduction to Networks 3
NETW 122 Routing and Switching Essentials 3
NETW 123 Scaling Networks 3
NETW 124 Connecting Networks 3
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardware Maintenance and Repair 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
TECH 299 Internship in Technology 1
Total Credit Hours 30

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Computer Networking Windows

30 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Computer Networking Windows Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 115 or COMM 101 Business Communications or Introduction to Oral Communication 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Intro to Computer Information Science 4
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardware Maintenance and Repair 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
NETW 162 Networking Technologies 3
NETW 166 Windows Workstation Administration 3
NETW 167 Windows Server Administration 3
NETW 170 Network Security Fundamentals 3
TECH 299 Internship in Technology 1
Total Credit Hours 30

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Computer Support Specialist

17 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Computer Support Specialist Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 115 or COMM 101 Business Communications or Introduction to Oral Communication 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Intro to Computer Information Science 4
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardware Maintenance and Repair 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
Total Credit Hours 17

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Construction Skills

16 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Construction Skills Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CAD 101 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
CAD 235 CAD for Construction 3
CNST 101 Construction Materials & Methods 3
CNST 113 Construction Documents, Estimating & Scheduling 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
Any one technical elective BUSN 145, CAD 101, CAD 110, CAD 235, CNST 101, CNST 113, CSCI 101, CSCI 110, DMED 120, DMED 260, ELTC 102, ELTC 103, ELTC 206, ELTC 212, ENGR 110, MAIN 101, MAIN 104, MAIN 201, MAIN 202, MAIN 220, MAIN 221, MAIN 222, MTFG 115, MTT 101, NETW 160, NETW 208, REEC 110, REEC 120, REEC 140, REEC 240, TECH 114, TECH 171, TECH 172, TECH 296, TECH 297, TECH 299, WELD 110, WELD 116, WELD 217, WELD 218, WELD 219 or WELD 220 3
Total Credit Hours 16

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Criminal Justice Corrections

21 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Criminal Justice Corrections Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
PSY 101 or SOC101 Introduction to Psychology or Sociology 3
CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 200 Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ 206 Criminal Investigations 3
CRJ 215 Juvenile Justice 3
CRJ 224 Probation & Parole 3
Total Credit Hours 21

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Design & Fabrication Skills

17 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Design & Fabrication Skills Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGR 110 Engineering Graphics 3
MFTG 115 Manufacturing Production & Processes 3
MTT 101 Machining Skills I 4
WELD 110 Introduction to Welding Processes 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
Any one technical elective BUSN 145, CAD 101, CAD 110, CAD 235, CNST 101, CNST 113, CSCI 101, CSCI 110, DMED 120, DMED 260, ELTC 102, ELTC 103, ELTC 206, ELTC 212, ENGR 110, MAIN 101, MAIN 104, MAIN 201, MAIN 202, MAIN 220, MAIN 221, MAIN 222, MTFG 115, MTT 101, NETW 160, NETW 208, REEC 110, REEC 120, REEC 140, REEC 240, TECH 114, TECH 171, TECH 172, TECH 296, TECH 297, TECH 299, WELD 110, WELD 116, WELD 217, WELD 218, WELD 219 or WELD 220 3
Total Credit Hours 17

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Digital Imaging

15 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Digital Imaging Certificate Requirements

Program PrerequisiteDigital Media Communication Core Certificate

Class Title Credit Hours
ART 180 Photo I: Dark Room Photography 3
ART 191 Digital Photography & Imaging I 3
ART 195 History of Photography 3
ART 291 Digital Photography & Imaging II 3
ART, COMM, CSCI, DMED or TECH Technical Elective: Any one art, communication, computer science, digital media or technology course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Digital Media Communication Core

32 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Digital Media Communication Core Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media 3
DMED 110 Web Page Development 3
DMED 120 Computer Imaging & Design 3
DMED 130 Media Design Fundamentals 3
DMED 145 Video Production 3
DMED 245 Advanced Video Production 3
DMED 260 Computer Animation 3
DMED 291 Design Fusion 3
Total Credit Hours 32

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Level II Credential

18 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Level II Credential Certificate Requirements

The Illinois Gateways Level Two Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Two Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Three Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
Total Credit Hours 6

Certificate Options

Choose one of the following options:

Career Option

Choose this option if you are planning on transitioning directly into the workforce.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Transfer to ISU Option

Please consult with advisor if you are transferring to another university.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
EDUC 135 Multicultural Education 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Note: If transferring to ISU's ECE program, completion of the Associates in Arts in addition to CHLD 102, 110, 207, 209, EDUC 135 and the completion of the ACT with a score of 22 (with writing) or the Basic Skills test is required.

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Level III Credential

27-28 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Level III Credential Certificate Requirements

The Illinois Gateways Level Three Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Three Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Four Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
CHLD 222, MATH 131 or MATH 141 Math Content & Concepts for The Young Child, Explorations in Math or Introduction to Statistics 3-4
GECC Any one IAI General Education Core Curriculum course 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
Total Credit Hours 15-16

Certificate Options

Choose one of the following options:

Career Option

Choose this option if you are transitioning directly into the workforce.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Transfer to ISU Option

Please consult with your advisor if you are transferring to another university.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
EDUC 135 Multicultural Education 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Note: If transferring to ISU's ECE program, completion of the Associates in Arts in addition to CHLD 102, 110, 207, 209, EDUC 135 and the completion of the ACT with a score of 22 (with writing) or the Basic Skills test is required.

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Level IV Credential

24-25 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Level IV Credential Certificate Requirements

The Illinois Gateways Level Four Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Four Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Five Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 222, MATH 131 or MATH 141 Math Content & Concepts for The Young Child, Explorations in Math or Introduction to Statistics 3-4
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 24-25

Note: Awarding of the Gateways Level 4 ECE Credential with this sequence of courses also requires completion of the Associates in Arts degree.

Certificate - Electronics Skills

16-17 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Electronics Skills Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ELTC 102 DC Electronics 3
ELTC 103 AC Electronics 3
ELTC 206 Digital Electronics & Microprocessors 3
ELTC 212 Automation & Control Electronics 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
TMAT 103 or MATH 109 Technical Mathematics I or College Algebra 3-4
Total Credit Hours 16-17

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic)

8 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
EMT 101 EMT Basic 8
Total Credit Hours 8

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Paramedic)

37-41 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Paramedic) Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BIOL 121
OR
BIOL 181 and BIOL 182
Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology
OR
Anatomy & Physiology I and Anatomy & Physiology II
4
OR
8
EMT 235 Paramedic I 11
EMT 236 Paramedic II 11
EMT 237 Paramedic III 11
Total Credit Hours 37-41

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Facilities Maintenance Skills

16-17 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Facilities Maintenance Skills Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
MAIN 101 Industrial & Building Electricity & Systems 3
MAIN 104 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration 3
MAIN 202 Fluid Power & Mechanical Systems 3
MAIN 221 Heating Systems 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
TMAT 103 or MATH 109 Technical Mathematics I or College Algebra 3-4
Total Credit Hours 16-17

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Industrial Maintenance Skills

16-17 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Industrial Maintenance Skills Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
MAIN 101 Industrial & Building Electricity & Systems 3
MAIN 202 Fluid Power & Mechanical Systems 3
MAIN 220 Mechatronics 3
MAIN 222 Industrial & Building Controllers 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
TMAT 103 or MATH 109 Technical Mathematics I or College Algebra 3-4
Total Credit Hours 16-17

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Industrial Technology

30 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Industrial Technology Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
CAD 101 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
TECH 114 Introduction to Technical Graphics 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
Total Credit Hours 12

Elective Requirement

Title Credit Hours
Construction Skills Certificate 16
Design & Fabrication Skills Certificate 17
Electronics Skills Certificate 16-17
Facilities Maintenance Skills Certificate 16-17
Industrial Maintenance Skills Certificate 16-17
Renewable Energy Skills Certificate 19
Welding Skills Certificate 16
BUSN 145, CAD 101, CAD 110, CAD 235, CNST 101, CNST 113, CSCI 101, CSCI 110, DMED 120, DMED 260, ELTC 102, ELTC 103, ELTC 206, ELTC 212, ENGR 110, MAIN 101, MAIN 104, MAIN 201, MAIN 202, MAIN 220, MAIN 221, MAIN 222, MTFG 115, MTT 101, NETW 160, NETW 208, REEC 110, REEC 120, REEC 140, REEC 240, TECH 114, TECH 171, TECH 172, TECH 296, TECH 297, TECH 299, WELD 110, WELD 116, WELD 217, WELD 218, WELD 219 or WELD 220 Varies
Total Credit Hours Required 18

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level II Credential

15 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level II Credential Certificate Requirements

The Illinois Gateways Infant-Toddler Level Two Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Two Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Three Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 204 Infant-Toddler Care 3
Total Credit Hours 9

Elective Requirements

Choose two of the following classes:

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
EDUC 135 Multicultural Education 3
Total Credit Hours 6

Note: If transferring to ISU's ECE program, completion of CHLD 102, 115, 202, 207, 209, EDUC 135 and the Basic Skills test are required.

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level III Credential

33-34 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level III Credential Certificate Requirements

The Illinois Gateways Infant-Toddler Level Three Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Three Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Four Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
MATH 131 or MATH 141 Explorations in Math or Introduction to Statistics 3-4
PSY 101 Introduction to Phychology 3
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 204 Infant-Toddler Care 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 33-34

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level IV Credential

30 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level IV Credential Certificate Requirements

Program Prerequisite: Completion of any Associate in Arts, any Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education.

The Illinois Gateways Infant-Toddler Level Four Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Four Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Five Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 204 Infant-Toddler Care 3
CHLD 206 Child Development Practicum II 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 30

Certificate - Nursing Assistant

8 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Nursing Assistant Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
NURS 110 Nursing Assistant 8
Total Credit Hours 8

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Practical Nursing

41 credit hours

Catalog Year 2016-2017

Selective Admission: Students must apply and be accepted to this program before coursework can begin.

Practical Nursing Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BIOL 181 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 182 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
NURS 112 Introduction to Nursing 1
NURS 113 Medication Principles for Nurses 1
NURS 117 Fundamentals of Nursing 8
NURS 122 Community-Based Nursing 1
NURS 134 Nursing Individuals with Chronic Health Problems 5
NURS 135 Nursing Childbearing/Rearing Families 5
NURS 136 Practical Nursing 6
Total Credit Hours 41

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Renewable Energy Skills

19 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Renewable Energy Skills Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
MAIN 101 Industrial Electricity and Systems 3
MAIN 202 Fluid Power and Mechanical Systems 3
MAIN 222 Industrial and Building Controllers 3
REEC 120 Sustainability and Renewable Energy 3
REEC 140 Renewable Energy Concepts 3
REEC 240 Renewable Energy Concepts II 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
Total Credit Hours 19

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Small Business Management

32 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Small Business Management Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 120 Small Business Accounting
3
ACCT 140 Small Business Taxes 3
BUSN 108 Personal Finance 3
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 115 Business Communications 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
BUSN 170 Supervision 3
BUSN 220 Principles of Management 3
BUSN 230 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN 250 Small Business Management 3
Total Credit Hours 29

Other Elective Courses

Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 130 Computerized Accounting Applications 3
BUSN 130 Computer Applications in Business 3
BUSN 210 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUSN 299 Internship in Business 1-6
Total Credit Hours Needed 3

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Advanced Truck Driver

13 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Advanced Truck Driver Certificate Requirements

Truck Driver Training is offered through Continuing Education. To get started, contact us at:

Phone: 309-268-8448
Email: Truck.Driver@heartland.edu
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-3:30PM

Class Title Credit Hours
TRCK 101 Truck Driver Training I  7
TRCK 102 Truck Driver Training II 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
GENS 110 Workplace Success Strategies 1
Total Credit Hours 13

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Web Design Skills

12 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Web Design Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
DMED 110 Web Page Development 3
DMED 150 Interactive Digital Media 3
DMED 170 Dynamic Web Technologies 3
DMED 210 Advanced Web Page Design 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Web Media Designer

15 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Web Media Designer Certificate Requirements

Program PrerequisiteDigital Media Communication Core Certificate

Class Title Credit Hours
DMED 150 Interactive Digital Media 3
DMED 170 Dynamic Web Technologies 3
DMED 210 Advanced Web Page Design 3
DMED 290 Advanced Media Production 3
ART, COMM, CSCI, DMED or TECH Technical Elective: Any one art, communication, computer science, digital media or technology course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Certificate - Welding Technology

32 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Welding Technology Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
MATH 109 or TMAT 103 College Algebra or Technical Mathematics I 4
Physical Science Physical Science Elective: Any one IAI Physical Science course. 4
MFTG 115 Manufacturing & Production Processes 3
TECH 114 Introduction to Technical Graphics 3
WELD 110 Introduction to Welding Processes 3
WELD 116 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 3
WELD 217 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3
WELD 218 Gas Metal Arc Welding 3
WELD 220 Welding Fabrication for Industry 3
Total Credit Hours 32

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

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