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Scott Tichenor

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Heartland Community College
Math And Science Division
2400 Instructional Commons Building
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: (309) 268-8638
Fax: (309) 268-7964


  • MS, Mathematics, UIUC
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, UIUC

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Math 151 Business Calculus
  • Math 162 Calculus 2
  • Math 163 Calculus 3
  • Math 272 Differential Equations

Why do you love working at Heartland?

I became a Mathematics Instructor at Heartland Community College and have since been promoted to Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

What other areas of interest do you have?

I started college in 1994 at Western Illinois University in the Pre-Engineering program. I transferred to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign starting in my junior year. In 1998 I graduated from UIUC with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. After working as an Engineer for 4 years at Woodward in Rockford, I decided to leave engineering and pursue a career teaching mathematics. I returned to UIUC and entered the PhD program in the Math department. After receiving a Master's Degree in Mathematics, I left UIUC and became a Visiting Professor at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska during the 2011 academic year. In the Fall of 2012