Degree or Certificate

Students who come to the College of Lake County in order to earn credits that are transferable to a four-year college or university will find a wide range of programs designed to prepare them for work at the junior level. These programs lead either to an Associate in Arts (A.A.), an Associate in Science (A.S.), an Associate in Engineering Science (A.E.S.), or an Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degree at CLC. Classes in these programs are comparable to those offered in the first two years at a four- year institution.

 Students are urged to select the college where they would like to transfer and design their program to meet the requirements of that institution. For specific information on which courses are transferable to a given college or university, students should consult the Advising Center.

 Many students are working to gain skills and knowledge in a field in order to find a job in that career area when they leave CLC. Other career students enroll in a two-year program that leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) or a shorter sequence that leads to a certificate. See our Associate in Applied Science degree page for more information.

Trained and skilled individuals are needed to meet increasingly exacting qualifications in many fields. Career programs prepare students to step directly into this fast-moving age of technological change. The college currently offers over 40 specialized career programs, many of which are available both day and evening.