Current Academic Catalog and Addendum


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The following are updates, changes, and corrections to the 2023-2024 IECC College Catalog since its publication.  Where appropriate, links are provided to view the new or revised subject-matter. 

July 2023

August 2023

  • Updated Phlebotomy (PHB C339) Admission and after Admission Requirements. (p. 132) Effective Fall 2023.  
  • Updated Financial Information (Miscellaneous Fees):  Removed $15 LTC Natatorium Fee (p. 43) per August Board approval, effective 8-15-2023; added $80/semester Recreation Center Fee (LTC) Assessed in fall and spring semesters to students taking 12 credit hours or more (p. 43)  per August Board approval, effective spring term 2024.

  • Updated Administration with new LTC and OCC Presidents, new CAO, and new Vice-Chancellor titles to all presidents. (p. 9)

September 2023

  • Updated LTC’s Process Technology (PTEC D302) and (PTEC C301) curricula; replaced PTT 1205 Tech Reading/Writing/Reporting with ENG 1212 Technical Writing; for the degree, increased General Education Hours from 18 to 20. (p. 134)  Effective Spring 2024.

October 2023

  • Updated Child Care to include information pertaining to Buckeroo Early Education Center, housed at OCC. (p. 39)

  • Updated Financial Information (Program & Course Fees) to reflect addition of new cost recovery fee (ATSSA Certification Exam at Actual Cost) to Electrical Distribution Systems per October Board approval. (p. 44)  Effective Spring 2024.

  • Corrected Academic Calendar (Year 2023-2024) by changing 2024 Spring Semester “Last Day to Withdraw from Courses” from March 19 to April 19 per October Board approval. (p. 6)

  • Updated LTC’s Process Technology (PTEC D302) curriculum; removed BUS 2104 Business Economics, decreasing credit hours by 3; fourth semester hours from 16 to 13 and program total hours from 63 to 60. (p. 134) Effective Spring 2024.

November 2023  

  • Added 2 new OCC certificates: Auto Body (AUB C514) and Basic Auto Body (AUB C513). Added to inside cover - list of programs; added to Financial Information, both have course fees that were previously approved by Board for other programs (p. 43); added to Career Clusters (p. 72); added to program pages (following Collision Repair Technology D515). Effective Fall 2023.

  • Updated Physical Therapist Assistant CAPTE statement (by adding a second paragraph) as required by the accrediting agency.

December 2023

  • Added Learning Commons to replace Tutoring and Learning Resource Centers topics; replaced Academic Success Centers with Learning Commons under Career Planning and Placement. These changes reflect the introduction of Learning Commons as the new term to replace Learning Resource Centers and Academic Success Centers. Learning Commons includes the libraries and the components that previously made up the Academic Success Centers. (pp 39-40)
  • Updated Americans with Disabilities Act (100.12) content per policy and procedure revisions approved by Cabinet and Board December 2023. (p. 33)

  • Updated Concealed Firearms Policy (100.28) to Weapons and Concealed Firearms Policy (100.28) - broadened the scope of the policy to include the prohibition of weapons on IECC property; updated the related Appendix H. Per December 2023 Board approval. (p. 35)

January 2024

February 2024

  • Added information to Counseling and Mental Health Resources pertaining to a student’s opportunity to designate a mental health contact.  

  • Updated Financial Information to remove inactivated Telecommunication Courses: TEL 1266, TEL 1271, TEL 1272, TEL 1274, TEL 1276, TEL 2264, TEL 2282, TEL 2288, TEL 2291, TEL 2292, TEL 2298, TEL 2299. Effective 6/1/2024 (p. 45)

  • Updated the Educational Guarantee Policies in appendices (pp. 279-280) to reflect renumbering the policies from 500.18 to 800.10 (Transfer Degree) and 500.19 to 800.11 (CTE programs) per February 2024 Board approval. (Accordingly, updated these same policy numbers in Course Repeat Policy (p. 26)).

  • Updated Financial Information, Tuition, to reflect rate changes to In-District, Out-of-District, Special Out-of-District, and Indiana Students in Designated Counties and the removal of Online Tuition per February 2024 Board approval. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 43)

  • Updated Financial Information, Program & Course Fees, to add 2 fees for the new ICISP Study Abroad program per February 2024 Board approval. Effective Summer 2024. (p.44)

March 2024

  • Updated LTC’s Process Technology degree (PTEC D302) and certificate (PTEC C301) curricula, replacing TEL 1275 with DAP 1201 and reducing PTT 2298 by 1 credit. This results in no change to the total credit hours. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 134)

  • Updated OCC’s Collision Repair Technology (AUB D515) curriculum, reducing MTH 1201 by 1 credit and increasing GEN 2297 by 1 credit. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 89)

  • Updated Academic Progress/Nursing in Allied Health to remove content related to the HESI (or equivalent) exit exam which will no longer be used as a means of measuring achievement after Spring 2024 term. (p. 62) (Corresponding Policy approved by Board in March for deletion eff. 5/31/2024.)  

  • Updated OCC’s Automotive Service Technology (AUM D520) curriculum. Increased GEN 2297 by 1 credit; reduced MTH 1201 by 1 credit; revised semester credit hours accordingly. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 83)

  • Updated OCC’s Administration of Justice (JUS D390) curriculum. Fourth Semester, changed from 15 to 18 credits due to: Removing DAP 2202, adding JUS 2200, adding SPE 1111 as an alternative to SPE 1101. Changed Total credits from 60 to 63. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 76)

  • Updated FCC’s Automotive Technology (AUM D522) curriculum. Second Semester, changed from 16 to 15 credits due to: Replacing PHY 1110/PHY 1111 at 4 credits to Science Gen Ed Elective at 3 credits. Fourth Semester, changed from 19 to 21 credits due to: reducing AUM 2230 credits by 1 and adding AUM 2276 at 3 credits. Changed Gen Ed Hours from 17 to 16 credits. Changed Total credit from 68 to 69. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 86)  

  • Added new FCC certificate, Gas Utility Construction & Srv (GAS C306): Front inside cover and Career Clusters page updated; program page added; Effective Summer 2024.

  • Updated LTC’s Electronic Medical Records (HIM C194) to remove HIM 1207 as an alternative to HEA 1225 and removed note for students considering nursing to take HEA 1225. (p. 100) Effective Summer 2024

April 2024

  • Updated OCC’s Medical Coding Associate (MCOD C189) curriculum, replacing LSC 2264 with LSC 2265. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 110)

  • Updated FCC/LTC's Certified Medical Assistant (MEDA D292) curriculum. First Semester: Removed HIM 1207. Second Semester: Added ENG 1212 as an alternative to ENG 1111 or ENG 1201. Summer Semester: Reduced Internship hours from 6 to 3. Fourth Semester: Removed ENG 1212 and LSC 2114. Changed Total Credit Hours from 72 to 65 and Gen Ed Hours from 16 to 15. Effective Summer 2024 (p. 121) 

  • Updated FCC/LTC's Medical Assistant (MEDA C192) curriculum. First Semester: Removed HIM 1207. Second Semester: Added ENG 1212 as an alternative to ENG 1111 or ENG 1201. Summer Semester: Reduced Internship hours from 6 to 3. Changed Total Credit Hours from 39 to 36. Effective Summer 2024 (p. 122)

  • Updated Eligibility related to Student Financial Aid to include the statement: and/or beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in the State of Illinois. This text has been added to the current bullet point: Have a high school diploma (or its recognized equivalent).   Effective immediately to ensure the disseminated eligibility criteria  agree with IECC practice and requirements.  (p. 46)

  • Added information related to the return of financial aid when a student has a credit balance. This is found under Disbursing Funds within the topic of Financial Aid Withdrawals. Effective immediately to ensure dissemination of IECC’s practice and per federal regulations. (p. 49)

  • Changed Class Attendance to Student Attendance Policy (500.41) and updated content to reflect new policy approved by Board April 2024;effective immediately. (p. 29)

May 2024

  • Removed 17 certificates/degrees from program pages due to inactivation. LTC’s: Industrial Management (INDMG D274), Manufacturing Skills (INDMG C272), Electronic Medical Records (HIM C194), Pharmacy Technician (PHM C337); OCC’s: Drone Technology (UAT D576), Drone Pilot (UAT C577), Medical Office Assistant (SMED D190), Medical Transcription (MEDTR C195), WVC’s: Advanced CNC Programming (MANUF C566), Automation (MANUF C559), Manufacturing Design (MAUF C556), Industrial Technician (C546), Inter Industrial Technician (INDS C547), Adv Industrial Technician (INDS C548), Entertainment Business (MEDIA C252), Media Communications (MEDIA C253), Sales (SALES C240). Additionally, updated List of Programs (inside front cover), Career Clusters (pp. 71-72), and Financial Information (p. 44, removed Drone Technology, Electronic Medical Records, and Pharmacy Technician). . Effective Summer 2024.

  • Updated WVC’s Marketing Business Management (MARKT D235) to remove a note that referred to Sales (C240) which has been inactivated. Effective Summer 2024. (p. 116)