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Sejak penubuhannya pada tahun 1967, Kolej DuPage telah matang menjadi sesuatu yang sangat istimewa. Ia adalah kolej komuniti dengan kesan yang meluas. Kami tegas berakar umbi dalam masyarakat yang menyediakan mandat kami, namun komited untuk mencerminkan keperluan dan permintaan dunia yang sentiasa berubah.

Dari fakulti kami melalui Lembaga Pengarah Pemegang Amanah, kita memahami kepentingan kekal relevan di pelbagai peringkat: interpersonal, akademik, sivik, kebudayaan dan ekonomi. Dengan mata yang tetap mengenai perkembangan serantau, kebangsaan dan antarabangsa, Kolej DuPage memenuhi misinya sebagai agen pendidikan dan ekonomi perubahan kepada penduduk ia berfungsi.

Di luar semua pertimbangan lain, walaupun, kita pendidik, bertaqwa kepada idea bahawa pengetahuan adalah transformatif. Kami percaya terdapat beberapa perkara yang lebih berkuasa daripada fikiran yang terlibat. Kami teruja dengan kemungkinan dinyalakan apabila pengetahuan yang dialir melalui wacana yang bermakna, dalam perkhidmatan menyedari setiap dan setiap satu dari potensi anggota masyarakat.

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ESL

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The purpose of the Academic ESL Program is to provide academic English language instruction for students whose native language is not English. Our goal is to help prepare students for academic studies at U.S. colleges and for professional employment in the United States. [+]

The purpose of the Academic ESL Program is to provide academic English language instruction for students whose native language is not English. Our goal is to help prepare students for academic studies at U.S. colleges and for professional employment in the United States. How to Enroll in Academic ESL Classes at College of DuPage Below you will find steps to becoming an Academic ESL student at COD. Step 1: Apply Apply to be a student at College of DuPage and get a student ID number. You can do this online by clicking here. Step 2: Take Placement Tests Directions to Testing Center at College of DuPage, Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2405. Recommended Placement Tests ESL Compass Reading ESL Compass Writing ESL Compass e-Write ESL Compass Listening Step 3: See a Counselor or Advisor After you get your test results, you may contact the Academic ESL Program Advisor directly, or you can contact the Counseling and Advising Center. [-]

Manufacturing Technology

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The Manufacturing Technology degree option provides the student with a broad background in the areas of machining, drafting and fluid systems in order to prepare them for entry-level positions as machine operators, machine maintenance personnel and quality control personnel. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree option prepares students for entry-level engineering technician positions in manufacturing. [+]

Career Opportunities The Manufacturing Technology program provides training in a wide variety of skill areas of product manufacturing and services. The four degree options in the program are: Automated Manufacturing Systems Drafting and Design Manufacturing Technology Manufacturing Engineering Technology The Automated Manufacturing program option prepares the student for careers in computer-aided manufacturing, robotics and numerical control. The Drafting and Design degree option prepares the student for careers in the drafting and computer-aided design areas. The Manufacturing Technology degree option provides the student with a broad background in the areas of machining, drafting and fluid systems in order to prepare them for entry-level positions as machine operators, machine maintenance personnel and quality control personnel. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree option prepares students for entry-level engineering technician positions in manufacturing. The program also offers a mechanical drafting certificate that prepares students for entry-level mechanical drafting positions. Transfer opportunities for students wishing to complete a bachelor's degree are available. Degrees The Manufacturing Technology program provides training in a wide variety of skill areas of product manufacturing and services. Automated Manufacturing Systems Drafting/Design Manufacturing Technology Manufacturing Engineering Technology Certificates Manufacturing Skills Standards certificate Manufacturing Technology certificate Automated Manufacturing Systems certificate Drafting/Design certificate Computer-Aided Design certificate [-]

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Accounting

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Accounting has always been considered to be the language and most basic tool of business. In this increasingly complex and competitive environment, accounting skills are very much in demand and accounting has become a dynamic career with a broad range of opportunitiesin public accounting, government, private industry and forensic accounting, as well as finance management and private and corporate tax preparation. [+]

Accounting has always been considered to be the language and most basic tool of business. In this increasingly complex and competitive environment, accounting skills are very much in demand and accounting has become a dynamic career with a broad range of opportunitiesin public accounting, government, private industry and forensic accounting, as well as finance management and private and corporate tax preparation. The Accounting program at College of DuPage provides fundamental and advanced education, practice in accounting principles and skill sets, as well as in areas such as business, computers, mathematics and taxation. The certificate and occupational Accounting programs are designed for students who plan to join the workforce immediately after college as accounting clerks, bookkeepers, junior accountants, bank tellers, credit analysts, auditing clerks and tax preparers, and for those considering changing careers and pursuing a CPA certificate. In addition, we offer opportunities such as the A.A. transfer degree and A.A.S. degree in Accounting, and the innovative 3+1 articulated agreement with Benedictine University. WHY COLLEGE OF DUPAGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU Whether you are preparing for a career in accounting, planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution, or updating your skills, College of DuPage has the right program for you. We offer: Dedicated instructors with years of practical industry experience, certification, and licensing. Instruction in top-notch facilities and on cutting-edge equipment. Flexible schedules with day and evening classes, online learning and accelerated hybrid classes. Practical, hands-on experience as well as classroom-based studies. Affordable programs that get you on the fast track to success without breaking the bank. An Advisory Committee made up of practicing professionals ensures that College of DuPage’s Accounting program teaches skills that are relevant and in demand by today’s employers. An innovative transfer program that facilitates a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earning a baccalaureate degree. Certificate and degree programs designed to prepare prospective candidates to earn the coveted Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS Students who are enrolled in the Accounting program at College of DuPage may be eligible to become members of or receive discounts on membership costs for a number of local and national associations, such as: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) College of DuPage Alpha Beta Gamma Honors Society Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS Students who are planning to enroll in the Accounting program at College of DuPage may be qualified to receive a financial award through a variety of supported scholarships. Kathy Marszalek Memorial Scholarship Keiser Accounting Scholarship State Bank of Countryside Scholarship ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING The A.A.S. in Accounting degree program prepares students for careers as accounting clerks, bookkeepers, junior accountants, bank tellers, credit analysts, auditing clerks and tax preparers. Students are required to complete 64 credits that include a minimum of 35 credits of core required classes, 17 credits in approved electives, and 12 to 16 credits in general education coursework. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS (A.A.) The A.A. transfer degree option is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate degree program from College of DuPage. This degree program provides the first two years of education and transfers successfully to most baccalaureate degree programs in Illinois with junior status. Students are required to complete 64 credits that include a minimum of 37 credits of core required classes, and 27 credits in general electives. CERTIFICATES IN ACCOUNTING The Accounting program currently offers four certificates designed to enable students to train for entry-level positions, graduates to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, and working professionals to upgrade skills. Accounting Certificate The Accounting certificate enables students to prepare for entry-level accounting positions and working professionals to upgrade and diversify . Students are required to complete 32 credit hours of coursework that includes accounting, business, computer, mathematics, and taxation classes. Advanced Accounting Certificate The Advanced Accounting certificate is designed for CPA Examination candidates who have already earned a baccalaureate degree in a business-related discipline. Students are required to complete 34 credits of coursework, which includes 28 credits in accounting, auditing, and taxation classes, as well as 6 credits in approved electives. This program is designed to provide students with additional college credits beyond the baccalaureate degree needed to sit for the CPA exam. Business Environment and Concepts Certificate The Business Environment and Concepts certificate is designed for CPA examination candidates who have earned a baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than business. Students are required to complete 18 credits of coursework that includes business, economics, ethics, finance, management, and marketing. Clerical Accounting Certificate The Clerical Accounting certificate prepares students for clerical work in a variety of specialized financial disciplines including accounting, auditing, billing, bookkeeping, payroll, procurement and many more. Students are required to complete 15 credits in coursework that includes accounting, computer information and mathematics. In 2010, the job placement rate was 100 percent for graduates of the Clerical Accounting certificate program. EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the median yearly wage for accountants and auditors was $63,550 in 2012, with top earners bringing in more than $111,510. Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by 16 percent from 2010 to 2020. Recently, corporate scandals and financial crises have led to an increased focus on accounting. Stricter laws and regulations in the financial sector are expected to increase demand for accounting services as institutions seek to comply with emerging rules and standard. TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES College of DuPage and Benedictine University 3+1 Bachelor of Arts in Management College of DuPage has partnered with Benedictine University to offer a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management. This program is available to students who are earning an A.A.S. degree in Accounting. The program consists of 129 credit hours, including 90 credit hours of College of DuPage coursework, and 39 credit hours of Benedictine University coursework. The final Benedictine University credit hours are offered at a significantly reduced rate and delivered in accelerated and blended formats. All classes are held at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Campus. Illinois Articulation Initiative The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) facilitates the transfer of students from one Illinois institution to another. Both a general education core curriculum and a lower-division major recommendation course listing have been developed. COMMON CAREERS FOR GRADUATES OF THE ACCOUNTING PROGRAM: Accountants/Auditors: Prepare and examine financial reports and assess financial operations to help ensure efficiency. Billing and Posting Clerks: Administer accounting, billing, statistical and other numerical data for billing purposes. Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks: Produce financial records for organizations such as recording financial transactions, updating statements, and checking financial records for accuracy. Brokerage Clerks: Perform duties related to securities such as stocks, bonds, commodities, and other kinds of investments. Financial Examiners: Ensure compliance with laws governing financial institutions and transactions. Review balance sheets, evaluate the risk level of loans, and assess bank management. Gaming Cage Workers: Conduct financial transactions for patrons, count funds, and reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books in a gaming establishment. Statistical Assistants: Compile and compute data for use in statistical studies. Tax Preparers: Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses. [-]

Architecture

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The Architecture program at College of DuPage provides students with the artistic, technical, technological and theoretical expertise necessary for careers and further education in architecture and related fields. [+]

Architecture unites art and science to create aesthetically pleasing structures that are also economical, functional and safe. From hospitals, libraries and schools, to businesses, hotels and residential homes, architects are responsible for the places in which we live, work, learn, meet, play, shop, govern, eat and worship. Rising populations and increasing emphasis on green buildings and sustainable design, as well as exciting trends such as bio-mimicry and modular design, ensure that architects and construction professionals will be in demand by an industry that is diverse, exciting and fulfilling. The Architecture program at College of DuPage provides students with the artistic, technical, technological and theoretical expertise necessary for careers and further education in architecture and related fields. Depending on their goals and interests, students can choose between a number of degree and certificate programs that will enable them to pursue careers and upgrade skills in a variety of disciplines. In addition, the program includes pre-architecture programs that offer affordable tracks toward earning advanced degrees from baccalaureate-granting or professional architecture programs. [-]

Biology

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Welcome to the Biology program at College of DuPage. Majors in the sciences include biology, botany, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy, pre-medicine, pre- pharmacy, pre-veterinary sciences, wildlife biology and zoology. [+]

Welcome to the Biology program at College of DuPage. Majors in the sciences include biology, botany, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy, pre-medicine, pre- pharmacy, pre-veterinary sciences, wildlife biology and zoology. College of DuPage offers a broad selection of courses in the Biological Sciences to science majors and interested students. Consult the College Catalog for descriptions of these courses. Be aware that baccalaureate-granting institutions may require a laboratory component to biology coursework, and they may not recognize particular special topics courses (designated as 1800/2800 courses) as meeting science requirements or even as satisfying elective credit. Please feel free to consult any of the professors on the faculty page for advice on course selection. For the ultimate recommendation concerning course selection, seek advice from the four-year school where you plan to eventually transfer. Consult the Illinois Articulation Initiative Majors for information on how College of DuPage courses transfer. Students intending to major in the biological sciences are strongly recommended to complete the Biology 1151-1152 sequence and take an additional 4 to 8 semester credits in the biological sciences. Professional programs at four-year schools typically expect applicants to go beyond minimum requirements to show stamina in science courses. Second-year course selection according to major is suggested below. Majors are recommended to take Math 2231 and 2232, and Chemistry 1551 and 1552. Other courses that should be considered are Physics 1201 and 1202, Chemistry 2251 and 2252, Earth Science 1101 and/or other Earth Science courses. One or two years of foreign language at the college level may be required for some majors/schools. Non-majors might consider taking Biology 1100, Survey of Biology; Biology 1110, Environmental Science; Biology 1120, Introduction to Genetics; Biology 1140; Botany 1310, Ethnobotany; Botany 1320, Prairie Ecology; and Zoology 1220, Insects and Humans. Many non-majors take Biology 1151 and 1152 as well as courses listed below. The taking of both Biology 1100 and 1151 may not meet the equivalent of 4 to 5 semester hours of science credit involving laboratory work at the four-year institution. [-]

Business, Management & Marketing

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Business careers are as diverse as the world economy, and there are countless positions that fall under the business category. Nearly every sector of the economy needs professionals with knowledge of business, economics, information systems, people and project management, organization and strategic planning, which can be gained by an education in management. [+]

Business careers are as diverse as the world economy, and there are countless positions that fall under the business category. Nearly every sector of the economy needs professionals with knowledge of business, economics, information systems, people and project management, organization and strategic planning, which can be gained by an education in management. A background in marketing offers students expertise in business, communications, research and analysis, sales and teamwork. Graduates can apply business, management and marketing knowledge to fulfill the needs of a variety of professional roles within any industry. In addition, individuals with entrepreneurial spirit can use the skills and knowledge gained through these programs to start, run and grow successful businesses. The Business, Management and Marketing programs at College of DuPage provide fundamental and advanced education, practice in essential business principles, and expertise in the specialized areas of management and marketing. Our associate degrees and certificate programs cover a variety of disciplines, enabling students to customize their educational experience according to their goals, interests and strengths. In addition, College of DuPage offers seamless transfer opportunities, such as the innovative 3+1 articulated agreement withBenedictine University, that provide an affordable and convenient educational path on the road to success. WHY COLLEGE OF DuPAGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU Whether you are preparing for a career in business, management, or marketing, planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution, planning to start your own business, or updating your skills, College of DuPage has the right program for you. We offer: Dedicated instructors with years of practical industry experience and teaching experience. Instruction in top-notch facilities. Flexible schedules with day and evening classes, online learning and accelerated hybrid classes. Practical, hands-on experience as well as classroom-based studies. Affordable programs that get you on the fast track to success without breaking the bank. Programs designed to prepare students with the skills that are in demand by today’s employers. Articulated transfer programs with several prestigious universities that facilitate a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earning a baccalaureate degree. ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.)IN MANAGEMENT The A.A.S. degree program in Management prepares students for supervisory positions in small- to medium-sized businesses, depending on course selection. Graduates typically enter lower management positions directly from college or establish their own businesses or are promoted with their current employer. The curriculum covers businessrelated topics including principles of management, marketing and organizational behavior, business ethics and business law, as well as subjects such as accounting, computer information systems, economics and general psychology. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework that includes 34 credits in core required classes, 12 to 16 credits of general education classes, and 18 credits in approvedprogram electives. After completing the A.A.S. degree in management, earn a Bachelor of Arts in Management through the innovative 3+1 agreement with Benedictine University, or a 3+1 Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management with Concordia University. CERTIFICATES IN MANAGEMENT The management program offers a variety of certificates that enable students to gain core competencies in business, working professionals to upgrade skills and marketability, and business owners to grow their businesses. Business Environment and Concepts Certificate The Business Environment and Concepts certificate is designed for CPA examination candidates who have earned a baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than business. E-commerce Certificate The E-commerce certificate provides students with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to successfully conduct business online. The curriculum covers business, electronic commerce, consumer marketing, Internet and social media marketing, customer relationship management,and supervision. Entrepreneurship Certificate The Entrepreneurship certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills involved in the marketing and management of entrepreneurial enterprises, including accounting, business budgeting and planning,product development and start-up financing. Management Certificate The Management certificate provides students with core competencies required for a variety of positions in management. The curriculum covers accounting, business, business law, computer information systems, human resource management, principles of management, principles of marketing and organizational behavior. Organizational Leadership Certificate The Organizational Leadership certificate provides students with the core competencies required to excel in leadership roles within nearly any organization. Supervision Certificate The Supervision certificate provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to fill supervisory roles. ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) IN MARKETING The A.A.S. degree in Marketing provides a solid foundation in core business and marketing topics, as well as flexibility through program electives. Graduates gain knowledge in a variety of employment opportunities including inside and outside sales, customer service, consumer marketing, business-to-business marketing, e-commerce and promotions. The curriculum covers fundamental business-related topics including social media and Internet marketing, principles of retailing, sales, marketing and management, advertising, business ethics and business law, as well as accounting, computer information systems, microeconomics and macroeconomics, and psychology. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework that includes 40 credits in core required classes, 12 to 16 credits of general education classes, and 12 credits in approved program electives. After completing the A.A.S. in Marketing, earn a Bachelor of Arts in Management through the innovative 3+1 agreement with Benedictine University. CERTIFICATES IN MARKETING The Marketing program offers certificates in Marketing and Consumer Marketing that enable students to gain core competencies in marketing, working professionals to upgrade skills and marketability, and business owners to grow their businesses. Marketing The Marketing certificate program provides a foundation in general marketing practices and principles. The curriculum covers traditional marketing, Internet and social media marketing, as well as business, computer information systems, financial accounting, and principles of management. Students are required to complete 31 credits of coursework that includes 19 credits in core required classes, and 12 credits in approved program electives. Consumer Marketing The Consumer Marketing certificate provides students with core competencies in marketing finished products and services to consumers. The curriculum covers introductory business concepts, as well as the principles of marketing and consumer behavior. Students are required to complete 12 credits in core required classes, and three credits in approved program electives. BUSINESS SIMULATION Business Simulation classes are interdisciplinary learning communities that link courses in management, sales, advertising, marketing, production management and human resource management through a specific business project that changes each semester. Students in each class work collaboratively with students in other classes to solve problems as they would in a real business setting. ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB This club involves guest speakers who are entrepreneurs, from successful small business owners up to the corporate level. Club members also go on field trips to gain knowledge of business products and services, learn how to start a business, and how to network. The club hosts a business plan competition at the end of the year in which the winner is rewarded with a prize. ALPHA BETA GAMMA® Alpha Beta Gamma® is an International Business Honor Society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula. The club provides leadership opportunities, forums for the exchange of ideas and the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Alpha Beta Gamma® is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, and an affiliate member of both the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC). For more information: www.abg.org AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS Students who are planning to enroll in Business, Management or Marketing programs may be qualified to receive a financial award through a variety of supported scholarships. Danny Young Memorial Scholarship State Bank of Countryside Scholarship TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES If you plan on continuing your education beyond College of DuPage, earning an Associate in Arts degree to prepare for transfer to a four-year school might be perfect for you. Focus on the challenges essential to success in business and complete courses for transfer to a baccalaureate-granting school. Many management and marketing fields require bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The major areas in colleges of business include the following: Management Marketing Finance Business Administration Management Information Systems 3+1 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MANAGEMENT College of DuPage partners with Benedictine University to offer a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management. Available to students who are earning an A.A.S. degree in Accounting, Management or Marketing, the program entails 124-129 credit hours, including 90 credit hours of College of DuPage coursework, and 39 credit hours of Benedictine University coursework. The final Benedictine University credit hours are offered at a significantly reduced rate and delivered in accelerated and blended formats. All classes are held at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus. 3+1 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT College of DuPage partners with Concordia University to offer a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Management. Available to students who are earning an A.A.S. degree in Management, the program entails a minimum of 128 credit hours, including 96 to 104 credit hours of College of DuPage coursework, and 32 credit hours of Concordia University coursework. The final Concordia University credit hours are offered at a significantly reduced rate and delivered in accelerated and blended formats. All classes are held at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus. CAREERS FOR BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING GRADUATES Administrative Assistants: Perform a variety of clerical and organizational tasks that are necessary to run an organization. May also do specialized industry-specific work, such as in the legal or medical field. Administrative Managers: Plan, direct or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations and other office support services. Cost Estimators: Collect and analyze data to estimate the time, money, resources and labor required for product manufacturing, construction projects or services. General and Operations Managers: Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Management Analysts: Propose ways to improve an organization’s efficiency and profitability. Marketing Directors: Work with art directors, sales agents and financial staff members to plan programs that generate interest in a product or service. Market Research Analysts: Research market conditions in local, regional or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. Purchasing Agents: Buy products for organizations for use or resale. Evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts and review product quality. Sales Representatives: Sell goods and services for organizations to businesses or groups of individuals. ILLINOIS ARTICULATION INITIATIVE The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) facilitates the transfer of students from one Illinois institution to another. Both a general education core curriculum and a lower-division major recommendation course listing have been developed. EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the median annual wage of first line supervisors was $49,330 in 2012, with top earners bringing in $79,890. Salaries for management positions vary greatly depending on industry, location and experience. Overall, employment in business and financial operations is projected to grow by 17 percent, resulting in 1.2 million new jobs. Industries and occupations related to health care, personal care and social assistance, and construction are projected to have the fastest job growth this decade. The BLS also reports that the median annual wage for sales representatives was $50,850 in 2012, with top earners bringing in more than $109,070. That same year, market research analysts and marketing specialists earned a median annual wage of $60,300, with top earners bringing in more than $113,500. Employment of marketing managers is expected to grow 14 percent this decade, and employment of market research analysts projected to grow by a substantial 41 percent during that time. Growth will be driven by an increased use of data and market research across all industries in order to understand the wants and needs of customers and measure the effectiveness of marketing and business strategies. [-]

Engineering

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The Engineering program at College of DuPage provides the first two years of baccalaureate work, including courses in mathematics, computer programming, chemistry, physics, engineering graphics, mechanics, circuits, and general studies. Upon completion of the Associate’s Degree in Engineering Science, students transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions, where they complete the last 2 years of their bachelor's degree in engineering. [+]

The Engineering program at College of DuPage provides the first two years of baccalaureate work, including courses in mathematics, computer programming, chemistry, physics, engineering graphics, mechanics, circuits, and general studies. Upon completion of the Associate’s Degree in Engineering Science, students transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions, where they complete the last 2 years of their bachelor's degree in engineering. A Bachelor of Science degree is the entry-level degree for a career in engineering. Engineering is a rewarding career, both professionally and financially. A successful engineering student must have an aptitude for mathematics and science. Graduates with engineering degrees or backgrounds are in great demand for the design and development of new products, equipment, structures and processes, and operation and management of all kinds of equipment and services. Demand for engineers continues to grow in such fields as energy development and conservation, food production, transportation, environmental improvement, health service improvement, information handling, and other social areas. Engineering Club The College of DuPage Engineering Club is an elite club at College of DuPage for engineers, technicians, and design-project enthusiasts. Our mission is to provide a diverse, flexible, open, and constructive environment for prospective engineers and technicians to work together on projects, gain experience, and promote engineering and technology. We’re committed to upholding the values that the club was founded and expanded upon: keeping an open, accepting, and non-judgmental environment. working hard while having fun to meet the goals of our projects – be it making a quality product or promoting engineering to others. providing the opportunity to learn skills, work both with others and on one’s own, and gain experience in what it’s like to have a career in an engineering or engineering technology. [-]

Associate of Arts

AA Theater

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The Theater program is designed for students who intend to continue their studies at a baccalaureategranting institution, for students who want to broaden their educations with theater electives, and for community members and students who want to participate in college theatrical performance groups. [+]

The Theater program is designed for students who intend to continue their studies at a baccalaureategranting institution, for students who want to broaden their educations with theater electives, and for community members and students who want to participate in college theatrical performance groups. Each semester the Theater program presents two productions. We offer classes in Acting, Improvisation, Directing, Voice and Diction, Theater Appreciation, Stage Movement, Stagecraft, Stage Management, Stage Make-up, Technical Production, Combat and Audition. Students may pursue the Associate in Arts degree. College Theater includes StageWorks, which are fully designed productions, Actors’ Theatre in the Studio, productions using minimal design in order to focus on the acting process as an extension of the classroom, and Freestage, which is an exciting alternative performance arena emphasizing imaginative writing and directing, resourceful acting, and creative use of space. Interested actors are invited. Auditions are held at the beginning of each academic term. No experience is necessary and all ages are welcomed. [-]

Associate of Applied Science

AAS in Culinary Arts

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If you have a passion for food, the Culinary Arts program is both exciting and challenging. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art kitchen, facilities. [+]

If you have a passion for food, the Culinary Arts program is both exciting and challenging. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art kitchen, facilities. Career Information The hospitality industry is the nation's largest private sector employer. More than two million jobs are expected to be added through 2016. If you are friendly and energetic, creative, self-motivated, a problem solver and a hands-on participant, then you may be right for a career within this industry. Culinary Arts graduates become chefs in major restaurants or start their own businesses. Typical salaries include the following: Executive Chef: $73,400 Sous Chef: $42,300 Degree and Certificate College of DuPage offers an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in Culinary Arts and a certificate in Culinary Arts. Tuition and fees: $6,440 Books and supplies: $2,165 On-campus room & board: not offered [-]

AAS in Graphic Design

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Every successful business uses the services of advertising agencies, graphic designers, and illustrators to promote and inform in today's global economy. Graduates of the Graphic Design degree or certificate programs find work in advertising agencies, design studios, in-house corporate design/promotion departments, or as freelancers, handling a variety of creative projects and campaigns. [+]

Every successful business uses the services of advertising agencies, graphic designers, and illustrators to promote and inform in today's global economy. Graduates of the Graphic Design degree or certificate programs find work in advertising agencies, design studios, in-house corporate design/promotion departments, or as freelancers, handling a variety of creative projects and campaigns. Recent studies indicate that the outlook for advertising, graphic design and related activities is excellent. The field is considered to be one of the top 25 occupational choices. Major Employment Areas Graphic Designer Web Designer Creative Director Art Director Illustrator Senior Designer Package Designer Layout Artist Computer Artist Program Information Marketability is determined by the creativity and quality of work exhibited in the graduate's portfolio. The Graphic Design program at College of DuPage guides students toward building a successful portfolio. The program serves high school graduates, persons seeking to make career changes, professionals who are upgrading or adding to their job skills, and those who seek personal enrichment by developing their artistic talents. Students who complete an Associate in Applied Science degree can seek immediate employment or can continue their education by taking advantage of articulation agreements with Columbia College in Chicago, or Robert Morris College in Chicago and Aurora. These agreements allow students to begin their studies at College of DuPage and complete a bachelor's degree at one of these well-respected schools. Graphic Design coursework includes study in graphic design, illustration, typography, web design and advertising. Great facilities such as Macintosh-equipped computer design studios, with the latest design and illustration software and color printers, allow students to develop professional quality portfolios. With great curriculum, award-winning teachers and great facilities, Graphic Design is among the best in community college graphic design programs in the Midwest. The Graphic Design program emphasizes portfolio development through the study of principles and elements of design, typography, illustration, identity design, advertising design, web design and simulated studio work. Students gain experience in the use of traditional and digital design tools and software. Articulation agreements exist to continue education beyond the AAS degree. The Graphic Design degree consists of a minimum of 66 credits in program requirements and general education. Career Information GRDSN-AAS Job Title(s): Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist, Designer, Creative Director, Artist, Design Director, Composing Room Supervisor, Creative Manager, Desktop Publisher, Graphic Designer/Production [-]

Computer And Internetworking technologies

Campus Sepenuh masa September 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

The Computer and Internetworking Technologies (CIT) program at College of DuPage offers a variety of degrees and certificates that allow graduates to pursue a career in a wide range of information technology (IT) fields. [+]

These days it’s almost impossible to find any area of life not impacted by technology. As existing and emerging technologies become more ubiquitous, and industry becomes more and more dependent on technology, there will be a growing need for qualified professionals to develop, implement, maintain, organize and repair the devices and systems used by nearly everyone and found in nearly every industry. Job growth in computer-related careers is expected to continue into the next decade. Career opportunities are varied and include computer service technicians, database administrators, network administrators, systems analysts and software developers. Health care facilities, computer consulting services, accounting systems design, manufacturing and government agencies are a few examples of fields that provide jobs for technical and business computer professionals. The Computer and Internetworking Technologies (CIT) program at College of DuPage offers a variety of degrees and certificates that allow graduates to pursue a career in a wide range of information technology (IT) fields. The CIT degree programs are unique in that they have been built specifically around industry standard certifications that are in demand by today’s employers. In addition, CIT offers a variety of certification training programs through its Cisco Networking Academy and CompTIA Academy. These targeted training programs are for professionals interested in advancing their careers or for students who are interested in a career in IT. WHY COLLEGE OF DuPAGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU Whether you are preparing for a career in the IT industry, planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution, or updating your skills, College of DuPage has the right program for you. We offer: Dedicated instructors with years of practical industry experience, certification, and licensing. Instruction in top-notch facilities and on cutting-edge equipment. Flexible schedules with morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend learning. Practical, hands-on experience as well as classroom-based studies. Affordable programs that get you on the fast track to success without breaking the bank. Training that is accredited and certified by industry associations and organizations ensure the most up-to-date and relevant training. Programs designed around industry-standard professional certifications that give job seekers a competitive edge over the competition. Articulated partnerships with respected baccalaureate-granting institutions validate the rigor of the program and enable seamless transfer of earned credits. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) IN COMPUTER AND INTERNETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES The Computer and Internetworking Technologies program offers two A.A.S. degree programs. The program provides students with the skills necessary for entry-level positions in the data communications and computer networking fields. Students will become adept at designing, implementing and maintaining networks. This degree is designed around vendor certifications including, but not limited to, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Convergence+, CompTIA Server+, AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCENT), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CCNA Security, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Voice, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Once students have successfully completed the associate degree program, they will be prepared to sit for these industry certification exams. The Computer and Internetworking degrees transfer to some of our university 2+2 and 3+1 university partners. Contact us for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses. Computer and Internetworking Technician The Computer and Internetworking Technician A.A.S. degree program is designed to provide a broad exposure to computer systems and networks. Network design and system design are emphasized along with convergence, network security, system maintenance and troubleshooting. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework, which includes 41 credits in core requirements, 5 credits in approved elective classes, and 18 to 22 credits in general education classes. After completing this program, students will have earned up to eight professional certifications. Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) 4011 Professionals The Information Systems Security training degree satisfies the national training and education standards set for INFOSEC professionals. College of DuPage is certified to train INFOSEC professionals under the authority of Committee of National Security Systems (CNSS) and the National Security Agency (NSA). Coursework includes fundamental and advanced topics in networks and networking, security administration, systems maintenance, and systems security, as well as selected topics in criminal justice. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework, which includes 32 credits in core requirements, 14 credits in approved elective classes, and 18 to 22 credits in general education classes. CERTIFICATES IN COMPUTER AND INTERNETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES The Computer and Internetworking Technologies program offers certificates in a variety of disciplines. These targeted programs range in length from 12 to 44 credit hours. Most students enroll in these programs to improve their on-the-job credentials, retrain for a new career in technology, or upgrade skills for a competitive edge in the job market. Computer and Internetworking Technologies The Computer and Internetworking Technologies certificate program provides students with broad exposure to computer systems and networks. Students are required to complete 35 credits in coursework that includes computer forensics, Internet telephony, maintenance, networking fundamentals, routing protocols and security. CompTIA A+ and Network+ PC Technician The System Support Specialist certificate program prepares students to work as computer and network support specialists. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared for the CompTIA A+, and CompTIA Network+ certifications. Students are required to complete 14 credits in classes including computer and hardware maintenance, PC maintenance, system maintenance, and networking. Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) The Information Systems Security training certificate satisfies the national training and education standards set for INFOSEC professionals. Students are required to complete 32 credits of coursework that includes fundamental and advanced topics in networks and networking, security administration, systems maintenance and systems security, as well as selected topics in criminal justice System Support Specialist The System Support Specialist certificate program prepares students to work as computer and network support specialists. Upon completion, students are prepared for the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications. Students are required to complete 17 credits in coursework that includes computer and network maintenance, networking and security. Voice Over IP Telephony Specialist The Voice Over IP Telephony Specialist certificate program provides students with a foundation in the design, installation, troubleshooting and use of Voice Over IP related software and hardware. Students are required to complete 18 credits in coursework that includes Cisco Voice Over IP, LANs, routing and WANs. UPDATE YOUR SKILLS AT COLLEGE OF DuPAGE The CIT program at College of DuPage offers several certifications and industry-standardized credentials that may be earned by students and professionals to update skills and knowledge in both broad and specialized disciplines. Professional certifications are non-degree credentials awarded to students who have achieved qualifications specified by a certifying agency. College of DuPage houses two areas of professional certification training: Cisco Networking Academy and CompTIA Academy. Please note: Some certification programs have prerequisite requirements. Students should consult with a faculty advisor for more information on prerequisite requirements for specific programs. Cisco Networking Academy The Cisco Networking Academy provides students with valuable Internet technology skills for the global economy. The Cisco Academy teaches students to design, build and maintain computer networks. The program also prepares students to pursue a number of industry-standard certifications, including Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCENT), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CCNA Security, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Voice, and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) The CCNA program consists of four classes that provide students with a foundation in networking fundamentals such as installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting of route and switched networks and remote connections. Students are required to complete 12 credits in networking, and routing protocols and concepts. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) The CCNP program provides training that enables students to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. Students are required to complete 9 credits in advanced networking topics including routing, switching, and troubleshooting. CCNA Security The CCNA Security program provides specialized training for students who want to enhance their CCNA-level skill set or prepare for entry-level positions as security specialists. It is also a prerequisite for obtaining the Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) credential for IT professionals who are pursuing a career in network security. Students are required to complete 15 credits in coursework that includes networking fundamentals, routing, LANs, WANs and network security. CCNA Wireless The CCNA Wireless program provides an introduction to the design, implementation and maintenance of wireless networks. Topics include: 802.11 standards, wireless radio technology, wireless topologies, access points, bridges, wireless security, site surveys, troubleshooting and antenna systems. CCNA Voice The CCNA Voice program provides specialized training for students who want to enhance their CCNA-level skill set or prepare for entry-level positions in basic voice operations. CompTIA Academy The CompTIA Academy offers a wide variety of certification training programs designed to meet the needs of IT educators and learning professionals. CompTIA certifications are recognized throughout the industry as the standard for proving foundation-level skill sets and are the only industry-supported, vendor-neutral programs on the market today. Many top organizations, including Canon, Cisco, IBM and Novell, require CompTIA certification for their IT employees. CompTIA certifications are also prerequisites for several advanced, vendor-specific credentials such as the Microsoft MCSA and MCSE tracks, Novell CNE and HP Certified Systems Administrator. College of DuPage provides training that prepares students to earn A+, Convergence+, Network+, Project+ and Security+ certifications. CompTIA A+ CompTIA A+ certification is a credential that validates the knowledge of Computer Service Technicians. A+ certification means that the candidate can adequately diagnose, repair, configure and install hardware and operating systems as well as troubleshoot and upgrade personal computers. Students are required to complete 8 credits in coursework that includes advanced system maintenance, computer and hardware maintenance, and PC maintenance and upgrading. CompTIA Convergence+ The CompTIA Convergence+ certification is a credential that recognizes the core competencies needed to sell and service convergent technologies. Students are required to complete 9 credits in coursework including Internet telephony, networking and security. CompTIA Network+ The CompTIA Network+ certification is a credential that recognizes a technician’s ability to design, implement and manage both data and voice networking. Students are required to complete 9 credits in coursework including Internet telephony, networking and security. CompTIA Project+ The CompTIA Project+ certification is a credential that recognizes fundamental project management skills. Students are required to complete 6 credits in coursework that includes data communications and networks, as well as the entire project life cycle from initiation and planning through execution, acceptance, support and closure. CompTIA Security+ CompTIA Security+ validates knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security and general security concepts. Students are required to complete 9 credits in coursework that includes data communications, networking fundamentals, as well as computer security topics ranging from access rights to cryptography. STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES Facilities for the CIT program at College of DuPage are housed in the recently renovated Seaton Computing Center (SCC). AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS Students who are planning to enroll in the CIT program at College of DuPage may be qualified to receive a financial award through a variety of supported scholarships. Barth Engineering/Computer Science Scholarship CDW Women in Technology Scholarship Foundation’s Returning Adult Scholarship TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES 2+2 Transfer Agreement The College of DuPage CIT program has established several 2+2 transfer agreements with area colleges such as DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology and Northern Illinois University. These agreements enable students to complete their associate’s degree at College of DuPage and then seamlessly transfer to a partner university where they can complete their bachelor’s degree in two years. These agreements offer a convenient and affordable option for students who plan to pursue a fouryear degree. 3+1 Transfer Agreement The College of DuPage CIT program has established a 3+1 agreement with Lewis University aimed at students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. This agreement enables students to complete an associate’s degree plus additional coursework beyond the associate’s degree at College of DuPage and then seamlessly transfer to a partner university where they can complete their bachelor’s degree in one year. The last year of coursework is offered by the partner university on site at COD. The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) facilitates the transfer of students from one Illinois institution to another. Both a general education core curriculum and a lower-division major recommendation course listing have been developed. EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK There is a broad range of possible careers for graduates of the CIT program at College of DuPage, with an equally broad range of wages and projected growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual wage for common careers for graduates of the CIT program ranged from $37,280 to $75,660 in 2010, with top earners bringing in more than $119,940. Projected growth in several of these careers ranges from 18 to 31 percent between 2010 and 2020. By industry, employment in professional, scientific, and technical services is projected to grow by 29 percent, adding about 2.1 million new jobs by 2020. Driven by growing demand for sophisticated computer network and mobile technologies, computer systems design and related services employment is expected to increase by 47 percent by 2020. COMMON CAREERS FOR GRADUATES OF THE COMPUTER AND INTERNETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Computer Network Architects: Design and implement computer and network information networks. Computer Network Support Specialists: Analyze, test, troubleshoot, evaluate and maintain existing network systems. Computer Technicians: Install, fix and maintain computer and peripheral equipment. Database Administrators: Use software to store and organize data. May plan, coordinate and implement security measures to protect computer databases. Information Security Analysts: Plan, implement, upgrade or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Network and Computer Systems Administrators: Install, configure and support computer network systems, network segments, intranets and other data communication systems. Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers: Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics. [-]

Computer Information Systems

Campus Sepenuh masa September 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program at College of DuPage offers a variety of degrees and certificates that enable graduates to pursue careers and upgrade skills in a wide range of information technology (IT) fields. In addition, the program offers courses and programs designed to give professionals working outside the IT field the knowledge and skills to utilize current and emerging technologies required for their jobs. [+]

As existing and emerging technologies become more ubiquitous, and industry becomes more and more dependent on technology, there is a growing need for qualified professionals to develop, implement, maintain, organize and support the devices and systems that are found in nearly every industry. Job growth in computer-related careers is expected to continue into the next decade. Career opportunities are varied and include application developers, computer service technicians, data entry personnel, network administrators, programmers, software developers, support technicians, video game designers and web specialists. Health care facilities, computer consulting services, accounting systems design, manufacturing and government agencies are a few examples of fields that provide jobs for technical and business computer professionals. The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program at College of DuPage offers a variety of degrees and certificates that enable graduates to pursue careers and upgrade skills in a wide range of information technology (IT) fields. In addition, the program offers courses and programs designed to give professionals working outside the IT field the knowledge and skills to utilize current and emerging technologies required for their jobs. Whether you are entering a computer-related field or brushing up on computer skills, the CIS program ofers degrees, certificates, and courses that can meet all of your needs. WHY COLLEGE OF DuPAGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU Whether you are preparing for a career in the IT industry, planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution, or updating your skills, College of DuPage has the right program for you. We offer: Dedicated instructors with years of practical industry experience, certification, and licensing. Instruction in top-notch facilities and on cutting-edge equipment. Flexible schedules with day, evening, and online learning. Practical, hands-on experience as well as classroom-based studies. Affordable programs that get you on the fast track to success without breaking the bank. Training that is accredited and certified by industry associations and educational organizations ensure the most up-to-date and relevant training necessary for a competitive edge on the job market and a successful career. Articulated partnerships with respected baccalaureate-granting institutions validate the rigor of the program and enable seamless transfer of earned credits. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS The CIS program offers four A.A.S. degrees: Application and Technical Support Specialist, Game Design and Development, Game Programming and Development, and Software Development. Each degree program consists of a minimum of 64 credits in general education requirements and program requirements. Application and Technical Support Specialist The Application and Technical Support Specialist degree program prepares students to work as support specialists for a range of technology products. Students gain skills and knowledge in computer programming, customer service, Linux and UNIX operating systems, networking, PC maintenance and upgrading, and system analysis and design. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework, which includes 35 credits in core requirements, 14 to 18 credits in approved elective classes, and 15 credits in general education classes. Game Design and Development The Game Design and Development degree program prepares students to design and develop computer games through application of game design elements and development tools used in the game industry. Students learn concepts and techniques in game design including C++ language programming, crossplatform design, simulation and serious game design, systems analysis, and 2D and 3D game development. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework, which includes 42 credits in core requirements, 7 credits in approved electives, and 15 to 17 credits in general education classes. Game Programming and Development The Game Programming and Development degree program prepares students to create and develop computer games using programming languages and development tools used in the game industry. Students learn concepts and techniques in game design including basic and advanced C++ language programming, cross-platform programming, programming logic and technique, 2D and 3D game development, as well as an overview of the gaming industry. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework, which includes 46 credits in core requirements, 3 credits in approved electives, and 15 to 17 credits in general education classes. Software Development The Software Development degree program prepares students to work in a variety of roles in the field of computer technology. Students gain knowledge and skills in computer programming, HTML and XML programming languages, database applications, Linux and UNIX operating systems, networking, and system analysis and design. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework, which includes 33 credits in core requirements, 16 credits in selected emphasis classes, 4 to 8 credits in approved electives, and 15 credits in general education classes. This degree can be earned with emphasis in either Visual Basic or Java. ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (A.S.) IN COMPUTER SCIENCE The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Computer Science program is designed for students who wish to transfer to a baccalaureate-granting institution. Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credits of coursework including program required classes as well as general education classes. Specific program requirements may vary depending on the prospective transfer institution. CERTIFICATES IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS The Computer Information Systems program offers certificates in a variety of disciplines. These targeted programs range in length from 12 to 44 credit hours. Most students enroll in these programs to improve their on-the-job credentials, retrain for a new career in technology, or upgrade skills for a competitive edge in the job market. Please note: Several classes have prerequisite requirements. Students should consult with a faculty advisor for more information on prerequisite requirements for specific programs. Business Productivity The Business Productivity certificate provides students with the core competencies needed to use technology in modern business environments. Students are required to complete 19 credits in a variety of topics including database applications, office suite applications, spreadsheets, web design software, and Windows-based presentation graphics. C++ Language Proficiency The C++ Language Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the use of the C++ programming language. Students are required to complete 15 credits in classes that include basic and advanced concepts in C++ language programming, computer information systems, data structure applications, and programming logic and technique. Desktop Database Proficiency The Desktop Database Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the use of databases. Students are required to complete 10 credits in classes covering computer information systems, database management, and microcomputer database applications. Enterprise Database Proficiency The Enterprise Database Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the use of databases in an enterprise network environment. Students are required to complete 13 credits in classes covering enterprise database development, programming logic and technique, Structured Query Language (SQL), and system analysis and design. Game Design and Development The Game Design and Development certificate prepares students for careers in computer game design and development. Students are required to complete 18 credits in classes that include basic and advanced game design, cross-platform game design, introduction to the game industry, simulation and serious game design, and 2D game development. Game Programming and Development The Game Design and Development certificate prepares students to create and develop computer games using programming languages and development tools used in the game industry. Students are required to complete 36 credits in classes that include the C++ programming language, concepts in game design, cross-platform game design, data structure applications, introduction to the game industry, Microprocessor Assembly Language, and 2D and 3D game development and XNA game design. iPhone/iPad Developer Proficiency The iPhone/iPad Developer Proficiency certificate prepares students to design and develop applications for the Apple iOS platform in accordance with Apple development standards. Students are required to complete 16 credits in coursework including computer information systems, C++ language programming, and basic and advanced iPhone/ iPad application development. Java Language Proficiency The Java Language Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the use of the Java programming language. Students are required to complete 15 credits in classes that include computer information systems, programming logic and technique, as well as basic and advanced knowledge and skills working with the Java language including the development of applications, Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs), object-based problem solving, and polymorphism. Linux Proficiency The Linux Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the administration, management, and use of the Linux operating system. Students are required to complete 16 credits in classes that include computer information systems, Linux operating system administration, programming logic and technique, UNIX operating systems, and Shell programming for Linux and UNIX. Spreadsheet Proficiency The Spreadsheet Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the planning, creation, management and use of spreadsheets. Students are required to complete 17 credits in classes covering computer information systems, basic and advanced use of spreadsheet software, programming logic and technique, and Windows operating system basics. In 2010, the job placement rate was 100 percent for graduates of this program. UNIX Proficiency The UNIX Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the administration, management, and use of the UNIX operating system. Students are required to complete 16 credits in classes that include computer information systems, programming logic and technique, Linux operating systems, Shell programming for Linux and UNIX, and UNIX operating system administration. In 2010, the job placement rate was 100 percent for graduates of this program. Visual Basic Language Proficiency The Visual Basic Language Proficiency certificate provides students with core competencies in the use of the Visual Basic programming language. Students are required to complete 15 credits in classes that include basic and advanced Graphical User Interface (GUI) programming, computer information systems, and programming logic and technique. Web Technician The Web Technician certificate provides students with knowledge and skills in web page design and development. Students are required to complete 20 credits in classes that include cascading style sheets, computer information systems, Javascript and HTML programming languages, programming logic and technique, and web design software such as DreamWeaver and FrontPage. In 2010, the job placement rate was 100 percent for graduates of this program. Web Programmer The Web Programmer certificate provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in web page design and development. Students are required to complete 31 credits in classes that include basic and advanced skills in the Java programming language, cascading style sheets, computer information systems, Javascript and HTML programming languages, programming logic and technique, and web design software such as DreamWeaver and FrontPage. In 2010, the job placement rate was 100 percent for graduates of this program. Windows Network Administration The Windows Network Administration certificate provides IT professionals with the knowledge to design and implement a Microsoft network using Active Directory. Students are required to complete 21 credits in classes that include planning and managing a Microsoft Windows server network, fundamentals of networking, Windows Client and Server operating systems, and Windows Active Directory. UPDATE YOUR SKILLS AT COLLEGE OF DuPAGE The CIS program offers several specialized courses that may be taken by professionals to update skills and knowledge. Here are just a few recent popular additions to CIS course offerings: Advanced iPhone Application Development Android Application Development IT Proposals and Presentations Project Management Software STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES Facilities for the CIS program at College of DuPage are housed in the recently renovated Seaton Computing Center (SCC). This 18,500 squarefoot facility includes high-tech classrooms, a visual and simulation lab, networking hardware labs, a server/internetworking lab, software/web development labs and end-user labs. AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS Students who are planning to enroll in the CIS program at College of DuPage may be qualified to receive a financial award through a variety of supported scholarships. Barth Engineering/Computer Science Scholarship CDW Women in Technology Scholarship Foundation’s Returning Adult Scholarship TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES 3+1 Transfer Agreement The College of DuPage CIS program has established a 3+1 agreement with Lewis University aimed at students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. This agreement enables students to complete an associate’s degree plus additional coursework beyond the associate’s degree at College of DuPage and then seamlessly transfer to a partner university where they can complete their bachelor’s degree in one year. The last year of coursework is offered by the partner university on site at College of DuPage. The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) facilitates the transfer of students from one Illinois institution to another. Both a general education core curriculum and a lower-division major recommendation course listing have been developed. EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK There is a broad range of possible careers for graduates of the CIS program at College of DuPage, with an equally broad range of wages and projected growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual wage for common careers for graduates of the CIS program ranged from $28,010 to $94,180 in 2010, with top earners in certain disciplines bringing in more than $133,110. Projected growth in several of these careers ranges from 18 to 31 percent between 2010 and 2020. By industry, employment in professional, scientific, and technical services is projected to grow by 29 percent, adding about 2.1 million new jobs by 2020. Driven by growing demand for sophisticated computer network and mobile technologies, computer systems design and related services employment is expected to increase by 47 percent by 2020. COMMON CAREERS FOR GRADUATES OF THE COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROGRAM pplications Developers: Design commercial or custom computersoftware for applications, such as word processors and games, forconsumers or organizations. Computer Programmers: Write code to create software programs. Data Entry Keyers: Operate data entry devices, such as keyboard orphoto composing perforator. Graphic Designers: Create visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform or persuade consumers. Multimedia Artists and Animators: Create animation, special effects or other visual images using film, video, computers or other electronic tools for use in products and media such as computer games, movies, music videos and television. Network and Computer Systems Administrators: Install, configure and support computer network systems, network segments, intranets and other data communication systems. Systems Software Developers: Create commercial or custom systemsused in a variety of electronic devices. Video Game Designer: Design and develop software and applications for computer games. Web Developers: Design, create, modify and maintain websites. [-]

Hospitality Management

Campus Sepenuh masa September 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

Start your career in the hospitality industry and work in restaurants, hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, time shares, condos, retirement communities, convention and visitor bureaus, destination marketing organizations, and event planning companies. If you are friendly and energetic, creative, self-motivated, a problem solver and a hands-on participant, then you may be right for a career within this industry. [+]

Start your career in the hospitality industry and work in restaurants, hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, time shares, condos, retirement communities, convention and visitor bureaus, destination marketing organizations, and event planning companies. If you are friendly and energetic, creative, self-motivated, a problem solver and a hands-on participant, then you may be right for a career within this industry. Career Information Hospitality managers can supervise work in many areas of the hospitality, such as the front desk, sales and marketing, housekeeping, catering and food services, and conference planning. Hospitality manager jobs are expected to increase by 24 percent by 2012, according to the State of Illinois Occupational Employment Projections. Sample salaries are as follows: General Manager: $120,000 Director, Sales and Marketing: $80,400 Front Office Manager: $42,000 Guest Service Agent: $20,650 Degree and Certificate College of DuPage offers an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in Hospitality Management and certificates in Hospitality Foundations, Hospitality Operations, and Hospitality Sales and marketing, and Resort Management. Chicago Skål Scholarship Chicago Skål awards scholarships on an annual basis to currently enrolled students who are in degree programs in Travel and Tourism, Hospitality or related degrees. All schools must have a recognized minimum two- year program. Scholarships are in the amounts of $250 to $500 per semester based on academic merit and related courses with no regard to financial status, gender or race. [-]

Marketing - Associate in Applied Science

Campus Sepenuh masa September 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

The Marketing program provides the academic and practical background for a successful career in this dynamic field. Graduates have many employment opportunities, including inside and outside sales, customer services, consumer marketing, business-to-business marketing, ecommerce and promotions [+]

The Marketing program provides the academic and practical background for a successful career in this dynamic field. Graduates have many employment opportunities, including inside and outside sales, customer services, consumer marketing, business-to-business marketing, ecommerce and promotions. The Marketing degree program requires a minimum of 64 credits in program requirements, program electives and general education. Gain the academic and practical background for a successful career in a dynamic field. Opportunities include the following: Inside and outside sales Customer services Consumer marketing Business-to-business marketing E-commerce Promotions Degree: Associate in Applied Science in Marketing Certificates: Marketing Consumer Marketing [-]

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Criminal Justice

Campus Sepenuh masa 12  August 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

The field of criminal justice is expected to continue to grow in the next decade. Higher education is becoming increasingly important to careers in all three major components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts and corrections. Advanced education also is important in the field of private security management. [+]

The field of criminal justice is expected to continue to grow in the next decade. Higher education is becoming increasingly important to careers in all three major components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts and corrections. Advanced education also is important in the field of private security management. The decisions made by law enforcement officers, probation officers, corrections counselors and others in the field may have life or death implications; it is critical that these decision makers be educated, prepared professionals. Essential to success in the criminal justice field are excellent communication skills and an understanding of human behavior and motivation. A bachelor's degree is the minimum preparation for some positions in the criminal justice field; a bachelor's degree is required for work with federal agencies, probation and court services, and some areas of security management. The Criminal Justice program at College of DuPage provides students pursuing a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and law enforcement with a two-year foundation of coursework toward that program. The associate in arts degree combines courses in communication, social and behavioral sciences, humanities, and other areas with criminal justice elective courses. Tuition and fees: $4,800 Books and supplies: $1,412 On-campus room & board: not offered [-]

Fashion Design Certificate

Campus Sepenuh masa 12  August 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

Fashion Design Certificate [+]

How much will this program cost me? Tuition and fees: $4,800 Books and supplies: $1,412 On-campus room & board: not offered The program is designed to take 12 months to complete. What financing options are available to help me pay for this program? Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below: Federal loan Private education loans Institutional financing plan What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate? The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 100%. [-]

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Motion Picture/Television

Campus Sepenuh masa September 2017 Amerika Syarikat Glen Ellyn

The best film, TV, animation, or audio programs start as dreams. Through the use of art, craft and technology, these dreams are turned into moving images and sound. The Motion Picture/Television (MPTV) program at College of DuPage is dedicated to helping students learn the art, craft and technology behind the media of moving images, and to transform dreams into work that moves. [+]

The best film, TV, animation, or audio programs start as dreams. Through the use of art, craft and technology, these dreams are turned into moving images and sound. The Motion Picture/Television (MPTV) program at College of DuPage is dedicated to helping students learn the art, craft and technology behind the media of moving images, and to transform dreams into work that moves. Here are some of the many reasons to choose the MPTV program: Passionate faculty with award-winning, national production credits, and degrees from top programs (USC, UCLA, Northwestern) Smaller classes with hands-on work Film and television studio with multi-camera control room, lighting grid, chromakey screen, green room, and more. Computer labs with the latest professional, cross-platform software Audio studios with computers, professional software, mixers, and professional microphones Individual computer editing suites for advanced students Professional HD/SD digital video cameras and extensive support equipment Internship and employment opportunities with a broad range of employers in Chicago and the suburbs Career Opportunities Graduates of the Motion Picture/Television program find employment in a variety of areas. From camera operators to animators, writers to editors, directors to audio technicians, freelance producers to production team members, students with the expertise the program offers find fulfilling employment at the entry-level of the business of media creation. Advancement in the field is usually based on both area-specific skills and a broad-based background. To access a wider variety of job opportunities, some students choose to continue their education with a bachelor's degree. The Motion Picture/Television program has transfer agreements with Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University, allowing students to begin at College of DuPage and finish at Columbia or DePaul. [-]

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