Supply Chain Mgmt./Global Supply Chain Programs
- Define the functional components within logistics to the interrelationships in the integrated supply chain.
- Explain business functional areas such as transportation, warehousing, distribution and logistics.
- Determine the challenges of doing business internationally.
- Identify the challenges of domestic and global logistics management.
- Describe forecasting and inventory management theories and methodologies.
Tower Construction and Maintenance Program
- Demonstrate the common knots used in safe tower climbing practices.
- Demonstrate proper and safe climbing techniques per course requirements and safety regulations.
- Define and describe Full Restraint Systems.
- Define and describe Full Arrest Systems.
- Tie and define the uses of the thirteen common knots and hitches.
Office Professional Program
- Evaluate communication for clarity and professionalism in both written and oral formats.
- Determine and exhibit professional values and professional behaviors in the work environment.
- Assess technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.
- Compare and contrast interpersonal skills and attitudes for working in an office environment
- Apply proofreading techniques to identify and correct errors
- Exercise appropriate customer service skills in all situations.
Law Enforcement Program
- Explain the structure of the criminal justice system in terms of its major components
- Describe the nature of the rule law, and describe its purpose in democratic societies
- Explain the basic purposes of policing in democratic societies.
- Describe the nature of due process and specific constitutional amendments on which due process guarantees are based.
- Identify and explain the roles of the various professional members in the criminal justice system.
- Describe the goals of contemporary criminal sentencing.
- Explain the similarities and differences between the juvenile and adult systems of justice.
- List the various categories of theoretical approaches used to explain crime.
Construction Craft Laborer Program
- Describe usage of all tools, machinery and equipment commonly used in the construction of roadways and parking lots.
- Identify symbols and measurements used in common blueprints.
- Utilize surveying equipment to offer appropriate information about potential construction site
- Identify solutions to common problems in working with pipe.
- Demonstrate knowledge of typical building systems and construction materials.
- Demonstrate proper techniques in working with concrete.
- Perform satisfactory service to all types of customers.
- Compare and contrast basic theories, concepts, and terminology used in horticulture.
- Demonstrate knowledge of sustainable horticultural practices.
- Demonstrate skill in the use of equipment, tools, environmental controls, and computers as they relate to the horticultural field.
- Perform basic landscape design, construction, and maintenance techniques needed to execute residential and commercial landscape projects.
- Identify common landscape plants for the Midwest (Illinois) and describe their cultural needs.
- Diagnose plant disease and pest problems, and recommend management options.
- Explain basic plant growth principles and how they relate to the propagation, production, use, and maintenance of landscape plant materials.
- Identify and practice safety, environmental protection, workplace ethics, and leadership skills in the horticultural workplace.
Computer Graphic Technology Program
- Produce design documentation (multiview drawings and section views) to industry standards using Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD software).
- Accurately dimension a drawing using feature and location dimensions according to drafting industry standards.
- Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including: symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to mechanical and architectural drafting.
- Model architectural and mechanical design concepts in 3D using the latest solid modeling software.
- Develop realistic static and animated visualizations of designs using backgrounds, material assignments, lighting and shading.
- Create exploded pictorial drawings, assembly drawings, and material component lists.
- Develop complete architectural plans using common architectural standard graphic practices with consideration for aesthetics, cost, construction methods, and building codes.
Computer Graphic Specialization Programs
- Possess working knowledge of essential graphic design software Adobe Creative Design Suite; Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.
- Describe the role of technology and visual art as it applies to traditional and digital art
- Explain the proper use of a digital camera and how it is beneficial to the graphic design industry
- Design, build and maintain a web page/site
- Explain the basic principles and practices of interactive computer graphics.
- Create graphics designs, symbols, typography, Illustrations and photography to communicate ideas for promotion and sales of products in the global marketplace of print and Internet publications.
- Explain the concepts and strategies related to the field of graphic design and how it relates to marketing practices
- Develop a professional portfolio of printed and electronic materials reflecting computer graphic design proficiency that meet industry standards for career placement.
Construction Management Program
- Calculate strength and resilience of various construction materials.
- Identify various commercial building operational strategies.
- Demonstrate differential leveling theory and practice.
- Identify major mechanical and electrical systems of commercial buildings.
- Construct forms and property handle and cure various masonry products.
- Complete project bid using blueprints and provided specifications.
- Interpret various building code provisions.
Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Program
- Troubleshoot heating and cooling system problems.
- Identify safety procedures when working with heating and cooling systems.
- Evaluate measurable pressures, saturation temperatures, sub-cooling and superheat factors.
- Identify components that are used to make up heating and cooling systems for homes and commercial use.
- Identify components and wiring to compare logic and schematic drawings to trace electrical voltages for successful circuit analysis.
- Determine heat gain/loss based upon enthalpy, air flow and needs of structures.
Business Accounting Program
- Analyze and record financial transactions in a manual and computerized system.
- Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles.
- Analyze and prepare financial information for management decision-making.
- Compute payroll transactions in accordance with current payroll reporting requirements.
Business Marketing/Management Program
- Demonstrate how to work productively individually and in a team environment.
- Describe and maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
- Evaluate communication for clarity and professionalism in written and oral formats
- Analyze information and identify solutions to problems
- Explain and apply basic principles of management and marketing to organizational operations.
Paralegal/Legal Assistant Program
- Students will describe and define the role of the paralegal in the legal profession through mastering legal terminology, reviewing basic legal research and writing techniques, and developing professional ethics.
- Students will perform legal research in the library and online while stressing the fundamentals of legal analysis and writing, citation checking, and verification of authority.
- Students will perform routine tasks involved in managing a law office, including managing case files, following ethics rules, and billing for work performed.
- Students will research, analyze, and apply both federal and state codes, both civil and criminal, to a variety of fact patterns and will further be able to apply and analyze rules of evidence as they apply to those fact patterns.
- Students will develop and apply their research and analytical skills to technology that is specific to a law office.
- Students will develop the skills necessary to work on a variety of real property issues under direct attorney supervision, including document drafting and production.
- Students will develop the skills necessary to work on a variety of corporate law issues under direct attorney supervision, including drafting and producing documents necessary to establish and maintain business organizations.
- Students will develop the skills necessary to work on a variety of estate planning and probate issues under direct attorney supervision, including document drafting and production necessary to plan for and process probate proceedings.
- Students will develop the skills necessary to work on a variety of family law issues under direct attorney supervision, including drafting appropriate documentation, managing case files, and conducting case-specific research.
- Students will apply necessary paralegal skills from all previous courses into a) a real-life setting in a law firm or other legal organization or b) a comprehensive analysis of a problem or legal research issue.
Electrical Technology Program
- Use safe work habits and techniques when constructing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, or repairing industrial machinery and systems.
- Properly use basic hand tools, small power tools, and standard measuring instruments commonly employed in the field of industrial machinery and systems.
- Successfully construct circuits, translating industry-standard drawings and documentation into their intended physical manifestations, properly performing their intended physical functions, using effective technique in the installation of industrial machinery and systems.
- Effectively troubleshoot and diagnose common electrical circuit and system faults by drawing sensible and reasonable conclusions from all available data.
- Effectively troubleshoot and diagnose common electrical circuit and system faults by accurately analyzing the appropriate drawings and documentation relative to noted trouble symptoms.
- Effectively troubleshoot and diagnose common electrical circuit and system faults by accurately gathering measured data and noting trouble symptoms; and, then correctly interpreting this data.
- Make successful repairs of usual faults in common electrical circuits and systems.
Automotive Technology Program
- Demonstrate safe work habits and techniques in the use of vehicles and equipment in shop operations.
- Show proper usage of common measuring devices and automotive testing equipment.
- Identify appropriate tools and materials required for the appropriate automotive repair.
- Determine manufacturer’s specifications when making repairs and adjustments to vehicles.
- Demonstrate diagnosis and repair of heating and air conditioning, brakes, engines, and electrical system issues within specific time limits