- published: 19 Mar 2018
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Elgin Community College prepares students well for transfer or a career with 130+ programs of study and services like academic advising, career development, and tutoring. Apply now! elgin.edu/apply
Start at Elgin Community College (ECC) and we’ll prepare you to transfer to a four-year school. With dozens of transfer agreements, the courses you need, and individualized academic advising, ECC is the perfect place to start college. The first step to becoming a student is to complete our free online application at elgin.edu/apply.
The Integrated Career & Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) is a guided support program proven to enhance student success. ICAPS students take classes together with the goal of earning a vocational certificate in less than one year. In addition to attending core career and technical education courses, ICAPS students benefit from free academic support and career navigation classes specially designed to ensure they perform well in their programs of study and are ready to start their careers. Visit elgin.edu/icaps for more information.
Take a tour of campus life at ECC!
Elgin Community College culinary instructor Patrick Stewart and Chef Robert Childers from the Art Institute of Chicago perform a four-block ice carving of a Chinese dragon for Chinese New Year. They're doing the carving as practice for a National Ice Carving Association ice competition in St Joseph, Mich. on Feb 11.
When it comes to maximizing benefit for your investment of time, noncredit classes are the solution. Classes meet one day, over a few days or weeks and are less expensive than credit classes. And you can learn at your pace! For more information, visit http://elgin.edu/noncreditclasses.
International students at Elgin Community College in Elgin, IL (just outside of Chicago, IL) talk about why they came to study in the U.S., why they chose ECC, and how their education has been enhanced by studying at one of the premier comprehensive community colleges in the U.S. Learn why ECC is one of the best colleges to begin your education abroad! Find out more at elgin.edu/international.
An overview of Elgin Community College's Dental Assisting Program. A dental assistant is an important member of an efficient dental team, providing valuable service to both the dentist and patient. An assistant aids and anticipate the needs of a dentist in intra-oral procedures like general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthetic, endodontic, orthodontic, and pediatric dentistry. Other functions of a dental assistant include: responsibility for the disinfection and sterilization protocols of the office, lab procedures such as exposing and processing radiographs, secretarial and receptionist duties, and instructing patients concerning proper techniques of preventive dentistry. For more information, visit elgin.edu/dental.
The 71,000 square foot classroom facility is comprised of offices for three departments, four state-of-the-art computer labs, 26 smart classrooms and several individual and group study areas. The two existing buildings will be connected by administrative and entrance additions, enhancing the relationship to the main Elgin Community College Campus.
Elgin Community College Men's Basketball, it's the Spartans vs. Loraine County CC Commodores, District 2 finals, LIVE from the campus of Elgin Community College Spartan Events Center. It's Jeff Myers alongside Jim Hinkle with all the play-by-play action!
Elgin Community College music student Charmaine McAllister discusses her passion of music and how the college helps her achieve her educational goals. Learn more about the music program at www.elgin.edu/performingarts
The radiography program prepares students to produce quality diagnostic images that will assist the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases. Upon completion of the associate degree, students are eligible to take the national certifying examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensed by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency-Division of Nuclear Safety (IEMA-DNS). Accreditation: The radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education Radiologic Technology. For more information, visit elgin.edu/radiography
Physical therapist assistants (PTA) are educated health care providers who assist the physical therapist (PT) in providing physical therapy services. They work closely with patients of all ages, as directed by a supervising PT, helping them manage movement difficulties caused by injury or disease, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disability. ECC's program of study for PTAs includes classroom instruction, theory and laboratory practice. In addition to PTA classes, students must take communications courses and science courses to assure a complete education. Although the associate of applied science degree (AAS) to become a physical therapist assistant is designed for immediate employment; many opportunities exist to include these courses in a bachelor'...
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