Course Information

Schedule of Classes

This catalog lists courses the College of Lake County intends to offer. Inclusion of a course description does not obligate the college to offer the course in any particular semester. Students are referred to the appropriate class schedule each semester for specific and current information. Prior to each registration period, the class schedule is posted online at www.clcillinois.edu/find-classes/options.

Course Numbering

Courses are listed in numerical order by course number within each subject area. All courses, unless otherwise indicated, can be completed within the semester. Students should consult with an Academic Success Advisor for the most efficient sequence of courses toward a degree or certificate.

Courses with a PCS of 1.1 are Baccalaureate/ Transfer courses. These courses have been articulated according to the standards of the Illinois Community College Board.

Courses with a PCS of 1.2 are Occupational/ Technical courses. Policies concerning the transferability of some of these courses to senior colleges and universities vary. To ensure a specific course is transferable, students are urged to consult with:

•  the senior institutions of interest

•  the transfer information on the CLC website

•  an Academic Success Advisor Courses with a PCS of 1.2 are Occupational/ Technical courses.

Policies concerning the transferability of some of these courses to senior colleges and universities vary. Students are urged to consult with:

  the senior institutions of interest

•  the transfer information on the CLC website

•  an Academic Success Advisor

Courses with a PCS of 1.4 indicate remedial/ developmental coursework and are designed to prepare students for enrollment in courses at the career or transfer level. NOTE: These courses do not apply toward a college degree or career certificate and are not used to compute grade point average.

Courses with a PCS of 1.6 are vocational courses.

Courses with a PCS of 1.7, 1.8 and 1.9 indicate adult education.

Courses with a PCS of 1.3 indicate community education (non-credit).

Courses with a PCS of 1.5 indicate general studies coursework.


Prerequisite and Corequisites

To help ensure success in their courses, students must carefully observe requirements

Course Discipline/ Prefix Reference

Course descriptions are organized alphabetically by prefix in the following section. The list below shows both the discipline and course prefix for cross reference that may be placed on enrollment. The College of Lake County uses two types of requirements on enrollment in courses.

Prerequisites are other courses, knowledge, skills or permission that must be obtained or completed before a student enrolls in a course. Students who believe they possess equivalent knowledge or skills through prior coursework or experience should see the appropriate division office.

Corequisites are other courses, knowledge, skills or permissions that must be taken or acquired either concurrently with or previous to the course in question.


Course Discipline/ Prefix Reference

Course descriptions are organized alphabetically by prefix in the following section. The list below shows both the discipline and course prefix for cross reference.

Accounting (ACC)

Administrative Management and Technology (AMT)

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adult Education Bridge Program (BRGA)

Adult Language Education (ALE)

Adult Secondary Education (ASE)

Agriculture (AGR)

Anthropology (ANT)

Arabic (ARA)

Art (ART)

Asian/Asian American Studies (ASI)

Automation, Robotics and Mechatronics (ARM)

Automotive Collision Repair (ACR)

Automotive Technology (AUT) Biology (BIO)

Business Administration (BUS)

Career Exploration-Adult Education (CRX)

Chemistry (CHM)

Chinese (CHI)

CLC- Student Success (CLC)

Communication (CMM)

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Computer Information Technology (CIT)

Computerized Numerical Control (CNC)

Criminal Justice (CRJ)

Dance (DNC)

Dental Hygiene (DHY)

Digital Media and Design (DMD)

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Earth Science (ESC)

Economics (ECO)

Education (EDU)

Educational Work Experience (EWE)

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)

Electrical Technology (ELC)

Electrician Apprenticeship (EAP)

Electronic Information Technology (EIT)

Electronics Engineering Technology (ELT)

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

Engineering (EGR)

English (ENG)

English Language Instruction (ELI)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Fire Science Technology (FST)

French (FRN)

Gender and Sexuality Studies (GXS)

Geography (GEG)

German (GER)

Health Information Technology (HIT)

Health and Wellness Promotion (HWP)

Heating and Air Conditioning Engineering

Technology (HET)

History (HST)

Horticulture (HRT)

Hospitality and Culinary Management (HCM)

Human Services (HUS)

Humanities (HUM) I

Industrial Electrician (ISE)

Industrial Technology (INT)

Integrated Education Training (IET)

International Studies (SSI)

Italian (ITL)

Japanese (JPN)

Kinesiology (KIN)

Laser/Photonics/Optics (LPO)

Latin American Studies (LAT)

Legal Studies (LGL)

Machine Tool Trades (MTT)

Massage Therapy (MAS)

Math Computer Science (MCS)

Mathematics (MTH)

Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

Medical Assisting (MOA)

Medical Imaging (MIM)

Music (MUS)

Nurse Assisting and Nursing (NUR)

Personal Development (PDS)

Pharmacy (PHM)

Philosophy (PHI)

Phlebotomy (PBT)

Physics (PHY)

Political Science (PSC)

Pre-Bridge - Adult Education (PBRA)

Precision Machining Technology (PMT)

Psychology (PSY)

Russian (RUS)

Sign Language (SGN)

Social Studies Topics (SST)

Social Work (SWK)

Sociology (SOC)

Spanish (SPA)

Spanish Adult Education (SAE)

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Surgical Technology (SRG)

Theatre (THE)

Vocational Skills Training (VST)

Welding (WFT)

Sample Course Listing

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