2020-2021 Catalog Addendum

August 2020 Revisions

September 2020 Revisions

  • Removed (due to inactivation) Paralegal (PLEGL D171) effective 9/30/2020. Deleted from programs (p. 130), front inside cover list of programs (WVC), CTE and Career Clusters (p. 66), and program index (p. 307).

  • Updated Executive Office Professional (EOP D269) and Office Assistant (EOP C268) program page (p. 102) to reflect removal of WVC as an option (only FCC offering), effective 9/30/2020. Updated front inside cover list of programs for WVC and CTE and Career Clusters (p. 65).

  • Removed (due to inactivation) Coal Mining Technology Prod. Mgmt. (CMT C290) effective 1/1/2021. Deleted from programs (p. 89), front inside cover list of programs (WVC), CTE and Career Clusters (p. 65), and program index (p. 306).

  • Per September 15, 2020 board approval, reversed an April 2020 board-approved change that increased the time allowed to address incomplete grades. This extension is no longer necessary and the topic of Grading has been updated to read as it did previously. (p. 23)

  • Revised Withdrawal Policy (500.30) to reference IECC’s Student Code of Conduct (vs. Academic Integrity Policy which was deleted); removed failure to pay tuition and fees by established due dates from the reasons to administratively withdraw a student; added the Student Military Policy (500.21) as a related policy. Per September 15, 2020 board approval. (p. 25)

  • Added a new FCC AAS degree, Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT D249), effective Fall 2020; updated the list of CTE Programs and CTE and Career Clusters page (65) to reflect addition.

  • Added 2 new OCC AAS degrees, Unmanned Aerial Technology (UAT D576) and Welding and Fabrication (WELD D568), effective Fall 2020; updated the list of CTE Programs and CTE and Career Clusters page (66) to reflect addition.

October 2020 Revisions

  • Replaced Dr. Gower with Roger Eddy as Interim President of Lincoln Trail College effective 10-1-2020 (p. 9)

  • Corrected the Uniform Purchase Fee for the Diesel Technology AAS. Changed from per academic year to one-time fee. (p. 40)

  • Corrected IMT: Level III Certificate (INDMA C503) curriculum. (BMG 2601 was not removed correctly in the March 2020 catalog addendum.)  (p. 113)

  • Removed (due to inactivation) Construction Technology (CONST D206) and Construction Technician (CONST C205) effective 1/1/2021. Deleted from programs (p. 91), front inside cover list of programs (FCC and LTC), CTE and Career Clusters (p. 65), and program index. (p. 306)

  • Updated FERPA Policy (500.11) to include information on the Solomon Amendment relating to the release of student recruiting information per October 20, 2020 board approval. (pp. 289-291)

November 2020 Revisions

January 2021 Revisions

  • Updated Health Information Technology (MCOD D188) to include program minimum grade and GPA requirements. This is not a change to the program, but rather an addition to the program outline to better disseminate expectations. (p 109)

  • Increased the Lab Fee for HEA 1208 Clinical Procedures (a required course for students in the Certified Medical Assistant (MEDA D292) and Medical Assistant (MEDA C192) programs) and PHM 1204 Pharmacy Operations (a required course for students in the Pharmacy Technician (PHM C337) program). Per January 19, 2021 board approval and effective immediately (Spring 2021), changed from $10 per lab hour to $40 per course under Financial Information. (p. 40)

  • Revised the Dual Credit fee structure, effective Fall 2021, per January 19, 2021 board approval. (p. 39)

  • Updated Radiography Prospective Students information to reflect current actual practice. Changes were as follows: A. changed from summer to fall; C. changed from March 1 to February 15; E. 2. changed from two years to three years; E. 6. Removed: If remediation is required by test scores, coursework must be completed prior to retest.; E. 7. Renumbered as E. 6. and directed user to the Financial Information section (specifically) and updated the link provided to direct user to the tuition and fees webpage (specifically); G. rephrased to remove dates. (p. 60)

  • Updated the IAI GECC Courses and the 3 Transfer Degree Outlines due to the addition of a newly approved IAI course. (pp. 49-52)

February 2021 Revisions

March 2021 Revisions

  • As a result of inactivating the Construction Programs (Ref. October addendum), removed Construction as an option for the Directed Manufacturing Focus Areas in the Manufacturing Skills Certificate (INDMG C272). (p. 116)

  • Updated Required High School Subject Patterns to remove the requirement for transfer degree program students to complete a developmental geometry course, prior to enrolling in transfer-level math courses, if they did not successfully complete a geometry class in high school. Approved by Cabinet March 3, 2021. (p. 17)

  • Revised the Student Enrollment and Registration Checklist (Item #6) to reflect the addition of Nelnet as a payment partner and added the new link to payment information. (p.19)

  • Increased Welding course fees (from $50 to $75) and updated the list of applicable courses, effective Fall 2021, per March 16, 2021 board approval. (p. 41)

  • Revised Medical Office Assistant (SMED D190) to reflect the removal of HIT 2202 and replacement by HEA 2216 in 3rd semester, effective Fall 2021. (p. 123)

April 2021 Revisions

  • Revised Remedial Courses, including title change to Developmental Education (p. 18), and replaced the term remedial with developmental throughout catalog. (Per catalog review) 

  • Added new Catalog Term Policy (500.36) in the Admission & Registration Information section per April 27, 2021 board approval.

  • Added $120 Lab Fee to the course UAS 2200 in the Unmanned Aerial Technology degree program per April 27, 2021 board approval.

  • As a result of the recent election and action by the board of trustees on April 27, 2021, updated the Board of Trustees to reflect the current members, their end of terms, and changes in positions (Chairman and Secretary Pro Tempore). (p. 8)

  • Revised Associate in General Studies (AGS D595) to include the option of fulfilling the human diversity course  requirement with an applicable IECC course. (p. 53)

  • Updated Pharmacy Technician (PHM C337) description, total credit hours, and curriculum effective Fall 2021. (p. 134)

  • Updated Electronic Medical Records (HIM C194) to add DAP 1201 as an alternative to TEL 1275 effective Fall 2021. (p. 99)

  • Updated Advanced Manufacturing (MANUF D563): made multiple changes in course sequencing; added GEN 1298; replaced WEL 1203 with WEL 1201. Effective Fall 2021. (P. 71)

  • Updated Workplace Skills (INDMG C271): removed CON 1202 and IND 1210, replacing with Electives (7 credit hours); added note regarding the recommendation for the electives; updated program description. Effective Fall 2021. (p. 115)

  • Added FCC as an option for the Medical Assistant (MEDA C192) program effective Fall 2021– previously available only at LTC. (p. 122)

May 2021 Revisions

June 2021 Revisions

  • Due to the intent to use ACCUPLACER testing rather than TOEFL testing for students whose first language is not English, revised Student Placement and Testing Item 4 (which was added via addendum November 2020) to reflect the removal of TOEFL testing (specifically) and revised International Students (p. 18) pertaining to English requirements per June 2, 2021 cabinet approval.
  • Updated the Transfer Programs section during catalog review: 1) better described the GECC Credential (p. 48) and added the various discipline requirements; 2) made improvements to the IAI GECC Courses (p. 49) by removing the GECC credential requirements (moved to the GECC Credential, p. 48) and clarifying the page as a reference tool for selecting gen ed courses for all of the transfer degrees (as well as the GECC credential). Clarified that the Human Diversity requirement is for transfer degree students – previously the page contained the requirements for the GECC Credential, so the note regarding the requirement for an HD course was inaccurate for the credential; 3) clarified the HD requirement for the Associate in Science outline (p. 50) by removing it as Item VI in the list of required courses. (It is not an additional course requirement, but rather one of the Humanities/Fine Arts or Social & Behavioral Science courses designated as an HD can be chosen to fulfill the HD requirement); 4) corrected the Associate in Arts outline (p. 51) and the Associate in Science and Arts outline (p. 52) to include an HD course (not an additional course, but one that can be chosen from the Humanities/Fine Arts or Social & Behavioral Sciences).   

  • Added FCC as an option for the Certified Medical Assistant (MEDA D292) program effective Fall 2021 – previously available only at LTC. (p. 121)

  • Updated Nondiscrimination Statement (p. 12 and inside back cover) and Nondiscrimination Policy (p. 29) per June 15, 2021 board approval.

  • Revised Tuition Waivers to reflect removal of the After 6 p.m./Before 6 p.m. waiver per June 15, 2021 board approval. (p. 41)

  • Updated Academic Calendar 2021-2023 to include new federal holiday, Juneteenth. (p. 6 – 7).