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Bloomington Area Career Center

Potential Courses

  • Dual Credit Options
    EMT 101: Emergency Medical Technician 
    HLTH 110: Medical Terminology 
    NURS 110: Nursing Assistant (CNA) 
  • Construction 

    Dual Credit Option
    CNST 101: Construction Materials & Methods


    Dual Credit Options
    TECH 114:  Introduction to Technical Graphics [1st-year students]
    WELD 110: Introduction to Welding Processes [1st-year students]
    MFTG 115: Manufacturing & Production Processes [2nd-year students]
    WELD 116: Shielded Metal Arc Welding I [2nd-year students]
  • Computer Science/Networking

    Dual Credit Options
    CSCI 101: Introduction to Information Science  
    NETW 151: PC Hardware Maintenance & Repair 
    NETW 150: Workstation Operation Systems 
    NETW 160: Introduction to Networking 
    NETW 166: Windows Workstation Administration
    NETW 167: Windows Server Administration

    Digital Media Communication

    Dual Credit Options
    DMED 101: Introduction to Digital Media [1st-year students]
    DMED 120: Computer Imaging & Design [2nd-year students]

    Other Technology

    Dual Credit Option
    TECH 124: Civil Engineering & Architecture

Student Admission Process

Beginning on May 1, 2018, you can submit the Heartland student application for the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit for the Heartland courses listed above.

Heartland Application Instructions

  • Go to
  • Choose I'm Ready to Apply Online near the bottom of the page.
  • Select the following options as they appear:
    • Take one or more classes.
    • I would like to earn HCC credit while I am still in high school.
    • By choosing from HCC courses offered through my high school/career center. (College NOW)
    • Start term: Fall 2018

Need Help?

  • You can use this guide or contact HCC Admissions [ | 309-268-8010] if:
    • you have any issues with or questions about the application before, during or after submission
    • you do not receive an acceptance letter via email within 3 to 5 days after application submission
    • the Admit Type on your acceptance letter does not say College NOW
  • You should contact BACC if you have specific questions about our dual credit partnership!

Student Admission Process (For New Students Only)

  • Apply to the career center & await acceptance confirmation.
  • Submit the Heartland student application online & look for your welcome email.
  • Finish any remaining enrollment steps through your counselor & career center.
*Your career center may ask you to provide your Heartland student ID # found on the top-right side of your welcome email/acceptance letter.*