Summer 2014 Class Schedule
Summer 2014 registration is open NOW! For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3130. Register online at www.triton.edu.
1964-2014 Triton.edu (708) 456-0300 February 2014 Summer 2014 Class Schedule MOVE AHEAD Register Now! First five-week session: May 27-June 27 Eight-week session: June 9-Aug. 1 Second five-week session: June 30-Aug. 1 Credit Courses ................................... Page 12-23 Continuing Education....................... Page 26-62 Adult Education (ESL, GED) .................. Page 65 Admission New students start here! p4 Registration open now-June 29 Register early for the best selection of classes! Credit Classes Begin First Five-week Session Eight-week Session Second Five-week Session May 27-June 27 June 9-Aug. 1 June 30-Aug. 1 Registration How and when to register. p5 Tuition p6 Continuing Education Classes Classes run from May through August. In-district and out-of-district tuition rates. Payment Due Dates Register online at www.triton.edu Mission Triton College is committed to student success through institutional and academic excellence, and providing a student-centered, lifelong learning environment for our diverse community. p7 Tuition payment due dates and ways to pay. Vision Triton College is a model of teaching excellence and student success. We are a community college that embraces the educational, training, and personal development needs of the diverse communities we serve through innovation in our programs and approach to learning. Financial Aid How to apply for financial aid. p8 Affirmative Action and Title IX Triton College is committed to providing an educational and work environment conducive to learning and to the fair and impartial treatment of students, parents, employees, volunteers and those with whom Triton does business. It is the policy of Triton College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, political affiliation, marital status or disability in admission to and participation in its educational programs, employment policies or activities. Inquiries regarding compliance with state and federal nondiscrimination regulations may be directed to: Affirmative Action Officer Triton College 2000 Fifth Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 or to any of the following agencies 1. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1400 L Street N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005 or the Chicago District Office 500 W. Madison, 28th floor Chicago, IL 60661 (312) 353-2713 2. Illinois Department of Human Rights 100 W. Randolph, Suite 10100 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 814-6200 3. Office of Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education 111 N. Canal, Ste. 1053 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 886-8434 TRITON SCHEDULE, Volume 44, No. 5, is produced by the Creative Services Department, Triton College. TRITON SCHEDULE, (USPS 688-710) is published six times a year by Triton College, 2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171. Second-class postage paid at River Grove, IL and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Triton Schedule, 2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171. Times, dates and costs listed are subject to change. All tuition fees are subject to revision by the Triton College Board of Trustees without prior notice. Table of Contents Registration Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-8 Applying for Admission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 How to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Tuition Payment Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-7 Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Programs of Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 CREDIT COURSE LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12-23 Campus Maps and Building Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 CONTINUING EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26-62 ADULT EDUCATION (GED, ESL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Triton Extras to Help You Succeed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 Area Maps and Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Inside back cover 5•8•5 Triton’s Summer Scheduling Option We know summers are for vacations, and being out in the sun and seeing your friends who have been hibernating through the winter. But Triton College can help you earn some college credit this summer and still leave you plenty of time for work, vacation or both. We offer a “5•8•5” scheduling option. Here’s what it includes: First five-week session: May 27-June 27 Eight-week session: June 9-Aug. 1 Second five-week session: June 30-Aug. 1 If you choose the first five weeks, you can take a quick class or two and have your independence by June 28 — and the rest of the summer to yourself. Or you can follow up with another five-week course and be done by Aug. 1. Maybe you want to put your summer relaxation time up front and take just the second fiveweek session. There’s always the eight-week option to consider. It lets you complete your reading assignments or lab work at a slightly slower pace. It also gives you enough flexibility in class times that you can fit in a full-time job or three-day weekends. Triton’s summer courses, whether they’re five weeks or eight weeks, are equivalent in content to any you’d take during the school year. NEW STUDENTS Apply online then register by calling (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3130 or register online at www.triton.edu. These options also are available to returning students. The choice is yours with Triton’s 5•8•5 scheduling option. Contact Information Call (708) 456-0300 3130 3632 3581 3726 3668 3588 3155 3130 3252 3130 Summer Semester 2014 Calendar Now-June 29 Now-April 28 April 29-Aug. 1 May 15 Registration Tuition deadline of April 30 for all students registering on these dates Tuition deadline of two days for all students registering on these dates August 2014 Graduation Petition deadline Admission .........................................................................................................Ext. Bookstore..........................................................................................................Ext. Cashier ....................................................................................................Ext. 3649, Chargeback .......................................................................................................Ext. Child Care .........................................................................................................Ext. Counseling ........................................................................................................Ext. Financial Aid .....................................................................................................Ext. New Student Orientation ................................................................................Ext. Placement Testing ............................................................................................Ext. Tours (College)..................................................................................................Ext. Continuing Education Classes run from May through August. First Five-week Session Now-May 25 Registration for first five-week session May 26 Holiday, no classes May 27 Credit classes begin May 27-28 Schedule adjustment (add/drop) June 19 Last day to drop first five-week class with “W” June 27 End of first five-week session July 1 Grades due by 7:30 p.m. Eight-week Session Now-June 8 Registration for eight-week session June 9 Credit classes begin June 9-10 Schedule adjustment (add/drop) July 4 Holiday, no classes July 17 Last day to drop eight-week class with “W” Aug. 1 End of eight-week session Aug. 5 Grades due by 7:30 p.m. Second Five-week Session Now-June 29 Registration for second five-week session June 30 Credit classes begin June 30-July 1 Schedule adjustment (add/drop) July 4 Holiday, no classes July 24 Last day to drop second five-week class with “W” Aug. 1 End of second five-week session Aug. 5 Grades due by 7:30 p.m. Summer session final exams are given the last day of class. Check Out Triton’s Website! Visit www.triton.edu to take a comprehensive look at Triton College. We’ve improved page navigation so it’s easy to move around the site, updated content and added new features too. Visit the site often to discover new content that we’ll be introducing on a regular basis. Looking for information? Find us on the Web! www.triton.edu • Application for Admission • Selection of Courses • Registration • Tuition Payment • Financial Aid Data Form • General Petition Form • Transcript Request Form • Copy of Student Schedule • Unofficial Transcripts • Financial Aid Status • Faculty and Staff Phone Extensions • Campus Events and Organizations • Program Information • Online Bookstore QUESTIONS? Contact the Admissions Call Center at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3130. 3 Admission Admission requirements for new students: 1. Complete the Admission Application at www.triton.edu/application. 2. Submit official high school/GED or college (if applicable) transcripts. 3. Submit your ACT scores (if applicable). 4. Take mandatory placement exams in reading, writing and math. Please visit www.triton.edu/placementtesting for additional information. 5. Complete New Student Orientation, Destination Success in person or online at www.triton.edu/destinationsuccess. 6. Register for classes. 7. Make payment arrangements. You may be dropped from all classes if payment is not received by the due date. Note: • Log onto your student portal at www.triton.edu/MyTriton for additional information. • Most Health Career programs have additional admission requirements, including attendance at an information session. For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3858 (Nursing) or 3545 (other Health Careers) or 3130 (Admissions Call Center). • For more information about GED, call the Adult Education Office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3713. mal documentation of basic learning skills. See counselor for exceptions. Students scoring in the developmental range on the English placement test must enroll in appropriate college reading and/or writing courses prior to the completion of 12 academic credit hours. New students are encouraged to complete testing prior to attending orientation. Students with previously earned college credit may be waived from placement tests if they personally bring in a college transcript or grade report showing successful completion of a college-level English composition/rhetoric course or mathematics course. New transfer students need to bring a transcript or grade report to their orientation program. Returning students should bring appropriate documentation with them at the time of registration. For more information, visit www.triton.edu/placementtesting. Placement Testing Schedule Now-May 31 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 2-Aug. 2 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Placement Testing Triton College expects all students to either possess at the time of admission or acquire through appropriate developmental coursework, the basic reading, writing and mathematical skills that are necessary for success in the course or program of study chosen by the student. Therefore, Triton College requires all entering students wishing to enroll in credit classes, to take institutional placement tests or provide for- Mondays-Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Please arrive at least two hours prior to closing to allow enough time to complete the assessment. For more information see Page 11, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3252, or email testing email@example.com. Destination Success New Student Orientation Program Triton College requires all new students to participate in Destination Success. Students may complete orientation on-campus or online. To access online orientation, visit www.triton.edu/destinationsuccess. For on campus orientation, please select a session from the list on right. We look forward to meeting you! June Tuesday, June 10 • 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 • 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 • 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19 • 2 p.m. Monday, June 23 • 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 • 10 a.m. July Tuesday, July 1 • 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 • 10 a.m. Thursday, July 10 • 5 p.m. Monday, July 14 • 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 • 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22 • 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24 • 10 a.m. Monday, July 28 • 5 p.m. Thursday, July 31 • 10 a.m. To reserve your space, visit us at www.triton.edu/destinationsuccess, contact us at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3130, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 4 Registration Online Registration Now-June 29 First five-week session: May 27-June 27 Eight-week session: June 9-Aug. 1 Second five-week session: June 30-Aug. 1 In-person Registration Register in person by checking in at the Welcome Center. • Returning students may register in person during registration hours. • New students may register following completion of New Student Orientation. Register online by logging into your MyTriton Student Portal at http://MyTriton.triton.edu First-time users, see the Accessing Your Student Portal instructions below or go to www.triton.edu/MyTriton. Through the portal, you can: • Register for classes. • Add, drop or withdraw from classes. • View your class schedule, transcript or test scores. • Request official transcripts. • See refund and withdrawal dates. • Make tuition payments. • Check on your financial aid award status. • Set up a FACTS payment plan. • Look up your Colleague student ID number and photo ID. • Seek out educational resources. • Apply for graduation. If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Call Center at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3130. Some courses and programs may require in-person registration. Registration Hours Now through May 31 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays June 2-Aug. 2 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays (Student Center) Fridays (A Building) Saturdays (A Building) Accessing Your Student Portal • Go to www.triton.edu/mytriton. • Click the “Login to the MyTriton Portal” button. Once you have successfully logged on: • Change your password at the top of the page by clicking on your name and selecting the option “Change Password.” • Do not forget to log off when done and close all tabs. Logging off of the portal is important, especially when using a public computer. To log off of the portal: Click the arrow displayed next to your name then select "Sign Out" option and click. A new page will load, indicating that the user must close (quit) the browser to complete the sign out. Be absolutely sure to exit the browser to ensure that you are logged out of the portal. NEW AND CURRENT STUDENTS If you are not registered for WebAdvisor, follow the steps below: • Access your preferred email, whether Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, your Triton College email, etc., and compose an email to email@example.com requesting access. • Make sure to provide the following criteria in your email: - First and last name - Date of birth - Last four digits of your Social Security number - Preferred email address to contact 5 • Your username is your first + last name followed by “@triton.edu.” Example: firstname.lastname@example.org • Your password is the first letter of your first name + the first three letters of your last name + your six-digit birth date in a month/day/year format. Example: John Doe was born on July 1, 1990, so his password is jdoe070190. Tuition The tuition rate is based on your permanent residence. To be considered a resident of District 504 a student*: • must have occupied and/or owned a dwelling for 30 days immediately prior to the start of the classes. • must provide two forms of verification in the student���s name: Illinois driver’s license, auto registration, property tax statement, voter registration, utility or phone bill, lease or purchase agreement, library card or other appropriate documentation. A change from out-of-district to in-district during the semester becomes effective no earlier than the following semester. Students are required to report a change of address to the Welcome Center. Towns and villages in the Triton district are: Bellwood Berkeley Broadview Brookfield (part) Elmwood Park Forest Park Franklin Park Harwood Heights (part) Hillside Hines LaGrange Park (part) Maywood Melrose Park Norridge (part) Northlake North Riverside Norwood Park (part, Pennoyer) Oak Park River Forest River Grove Riverside Rosemont (part) Schiller Park Stone Park Westchester *This policy does not apply to international students on a visa. Tuition per credit hour In-district . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$103* Out-of-district . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$268.80* Out-of-state/International Students . . . . . . .$337.10* *Select programs may have higher rates. There is a $8 per credit hour student services fee, $1 per course auxiliary fee, registration fee ($5 for part-time students; $10 for full-time students), technology fee ($34 for part-time students; $70 for full-time students), and a $25 online course fee. Some classes have special lab and material fees. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Work in the District? If you live outside Triton’s district, but work full time (approx. 35 hours per week) for an approved in-district company, you may be eligible for in-district tuition. Interested students must first apply for a chargeback, when applicable. If a chargeback is not available, the company representative must sign the Contract Training Form (available in our Chargeback Office) verifying the student’s employment. For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3726. Transfer Guarantee Triton College guarantees that your courses will transfer or your tuition and fees will be refunded.* To take advantage of this guarantee: • meet with a Triton counselor to determine the courses you need to take and which ones will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. • sign the guarantee along with the counselor and the dean of Enrollment Services. For information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3588. *All provisions of the Credit Transfer Guarantee must be followed. Reduced Tuition for Older Adults Residents of the Triton College district who are 60 years of age or older may register for credit classes at a reduced rate. The reduced tuition rate is $6 per semester hour. Additionally, senior citizens are entitled to a waiver of the registration fee ($5 for part-time students and $10 for full-time students). Proof of age is required. Responsibility of the Student It is the student’s responsibility to: • know and observe their program requirements, the rules governing academic work and college policies.* • meet all requirements and deadlines. *For information on college policies and procedures, obtain a college catalog at the Welcome Center, located in the Student Center, or a student handbook in Room B-120. How to Compute Your Tuition Costs The following formula will help you determine the cost of courses you register for this semester: Here is an example to follow: 2 Total hours registered for x $103 Tuition rate = $206 Registration Fee 0 to 11 credit hours $5 12 credit hours or more $10 Student Services Fee $8 per credit hour X 2 credit hours Technology Fee 0 to 11 credit hours $34 12 credit hours or more $70 Auxiliary Fee $1 per course X 1 course Lab Fees See “Lab Fee” column in course listing for exact amount Online Course Fee $25 per online course Total $ 5 $ $ 16 $ 34 $ $ 1 $ --$ --$ 262 Times, dates and costs listed are subject to change. All tuition fees are subject to revision by the Triton College Board of Trustees without prior notice. Chargebacks and Joint Agreements Chargebacks allow qualifying out-of-district students to attend Triton at the in-district rate when their academic program is not offered by the community college in their district. Interested students should contact the community college in their district at least 30 days prior to the start of the semester. Joint Agreements have been developed to provide opportunities for qualifying Triton district residents to enroll at the in-district rate for programs offered outside the district. For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3726. Privacy Act/Directory Information Students annually are informed of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 through the college catalog, which is distributed each year. 6 Tuition Payment Due Dates You may be dropped from all classes if payment is not received by the due date. • Students who register Feb. 10-April 28 must make payment by April 30. • Students who register April 29-Aug. 1 must make payment within two days. Your billing statement and class schedule are available in your MyTriton portal. You are responsible for paying tuition for all classes for which you have registered. You should not assume that you have automatically been dropped from classes if you don’t pay for them by the due date. Be sure to drop any class you do not wish to take. If you register, fail to attend, and fail to officially withdraw from classes, you are still responsible for the tuition. Students who receive grades but do not pay will be subject to collection fees when the account is turned over to the college’s collection agency. Payment Options PAY ONLINE at www.triton.edu. Go to www.triton.edu/MyTriton for instructions on how to log onto and navigate the new student portal. If you already have an account set up, you can go directly to http://MyTriton.triton.edu. All student information can then be found under the WebAdvisor menu. Payment in full can be made with Visa, MasterCard or American Express. FACTS is not a loan program, there is no debt incurred, no credit search, and no interest or finance charges assessed on the unpaid balance. FACTS charges a $25 per semester nonrefundable fee to enroll and participate in its program. Students who opt to use the credit card option also will incur a credit card convenience fee. How FACTS Works You must enroll online. Go to www.triton.edu/MyTriton for instructions on how to log onto the new student portal. Once you log in, select FACTS Payment Plan from the Financials pull-down menu. After you submit your online agreement, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to verify your agreement. You may budget your tuition and fees one of two ways: A. Automatic Bank Payment (ACH) – ACH payments are those payments you have authorized FACTS to process directly with your financial institution. It is simply a bank-to-bank transfer of funds that you have preapproved for your tuition at Triton College. Payment can be made from either your checking or savings account. Payments are processed on the fifth of each month and will continue until the balance due to the college is paid in full. B. Credit Card Option – If you elect to use this option, monthly payments along with a convenience fee will be charged to the Discover Card, MasterCard or American Express as designated at the time of origination. The convenience fee is in addition to the FACTS nonrefundable enrollment fee. Payments will be charged on the fifth of each month until the balance is paid in full. Completing the FACTS Agreement Whether you enroll online be sure to have the following information: • Your student ID number. • The name and address of the person responsible for making the payments. • Account information for the responsible person. 1. If paying by automatic bank payments, you will need bank name, telephone number, account number and the bank routing number. Most of this information is located on your check. 2. If paying by credit card, you will need the credit card number and expiration date. PAY BY MAIL Payment in full can be made with a check or money order payable to Triton College. PAY IN PERSON Cashier’s Office – Learning Resource Center, Room A-202 Payment in full can be made with cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Hours are: 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. – Mondays through Thursdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Fridays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Saturdays Welcome Center – Main Hall, Student Center Payment in full can be made with check, money order, Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Hours are: 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. – Mondays through Thursdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Fridays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Saturdays Pay by FACTS Tuition Payment Plan To help you meet the expenses at Triton College, we offer a convenient monthly budget plan for students with a tuition balance of at least $250. FACTS gives you two options for making monthly payments. You may make payments by either automatic bank payments or by charging payments to your Discover Card, MasterCard or American Express. Because 7 Student Photo ID Card A student identification card may be required to access various services on campus. An ID is required for admittance into the Educational Technology Resource Center, to check out materials in the Library and for discounted admittance to student events. You may obtain your ID at the Welcome Center in the Student Center. Two forms of identification are required: your current class schedule and a picture ID. There is no charge for the initial ID, however, there is a $5 replacement charge if lost. Welcome Center Hours 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Financial Aid A variety of financial aid options are available to help assist students in meeting educational expenses. By applying for financial aid, students will be evaluated for eligibility for federal and state grant programs, oncampus employment and low-interest student loans. Financial aid eligibility is based on the family’s financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For more information on financial aid, either stop by our office located in the Student Center, Room B-216W, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3155, or visit us online at www.triton.edu/finaid. To apply for financial aid for the summer 2014 semester: • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA must be completed online at www.fafsa.gov. Triton students should list our school code number 001773. Students are encouraged to use the “IRS Data Retrieval” tool when completing the FAFSA. The retrieval tool will save time and increase the accuracy of FAFSA information. • Submit a final, official high school/GED transcript to the Triton College Admission and Records Office. • Submit any additional forms that are requested to verify taxable and nontaxable income. Student Grade Reports Final grades are available online on your Student Portal at http://MyTriton.triton.edu. Student Grade Reports are not mailed. Refund Policy A student who registers, fails to attend class and fails to officially withdraw from the class, is still responsible for all tuition and fees. A student who receives grades for a class, but does not pay, will be subjected to collection fees when the unpaid balance is turned over to a collection agency. A student who officially withdraws from any class may be refunded a percentage of the course tuition, depending on when withdrawal is made (see the following table). The registration, late registration, proficiency test and special examination fees are not refundable. The auxiliary and student service fees are refundable only when official withdrawal occurs before the start of the semester. Refund A student is entitled to a 100% refund when official withdrawal is made no later than the first 5.5% of the class calendar days. A 50% refund will granted within the first 5.6-8% of the class calendar days. Withdrawals after the 100% refund period will result in a grade of “W”. Students should refer to their current class schedule in the MyTriton portal for specific withdrawal dates for each term. All requests for exceptions to this policy must be made in writing on a General Petition form and submitted to the Welcome Center in the Student Center within one calendar year of the semester in dispute. For more information, you may obtain a guide to refund petitioning at the Welcome Center. Scholarships Triton College and the Triton College Foundation offer a variety of scholarships, as well as information on many private scholarships from other organizations. For more information on scholarship opportunities, please visit the Scholarship Office, located in the Student Center, Room B-216W, or review our online scholarship directory listed under www.triton.edu/finaid: Scholarships. Financial Aid Refund/Repayment Financial aid recipients who receive federal aid may be required to refund the federal programs if they withdraw completely from their courses on or before the 60 percent point of the enrollment period. Refund formulas consider institutional charges, financial aid awarded and last date of attendance in determining amounts to be returned to the financial aid program. Standards of Academic Progress All students receiving financial aid and/or veterans’ benefits must meet the Financial Aid Standards of Academic Progress (SAP). The financial aid SAP policy is available from the Financial Aid Office, online under the financial aid section of Triton’s website or in the Triton College Catalog. Veterans’ Benefits Triton College is approved for the Montgomery and Post 9/11 GI Bill, Reservist and other federal veterans’ educational programs, as well as the Illinois Veterans Grant, MIA/POW Scholarship and the Illinois National Guard Scholarship. Veterans should contact a Veterans Affairs representative in the Financial Aid Office, Student Center, Room B-216W, or visit www.triton.edu/finaid: Veterans Benefits, for more information on eligibility and submission of necessary documents. Additional resources are available at www.gibill.va.gov. Tuition Refunds/Credit Vouchers for Students Called to Active Military Service Any active student who is required to withdraw from classes during his/her regular semester or summer term due to active military obligations will be entitled to a full refund of tuition or credit voucher (unless paid by a state/federal agency) upon evidence and notification to the college within the semester or term of withdrawal. For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3392, 3581 or 3540. Additional Information on Financial Aid Sources For more information on sources of financial assistance visit www.collegezone.com. Gainful Employment Information To view estimated cost and employment opportunities for certificate programs, please visit www.triton.edu/GainfulEmployment. 8 Programs of Study UNIVERSITY TRANSFER PROGRAMS Associate in Arts Degree Architecture Art Community Studies Criminal Justice Administration Education English and Rhetoric Foreign Languages Global Studies History Intercultural Studies Mass Communication - Multimedia Music Music Technology Philosophy and Logic Psychology Social and Political Science Sociology/Social Work Speech Communication Speech/Theatre Women’s and Gender Studies Every degree-seeking student should create an academic program plan during their first semester on campus. An academic plan outlines the courses you plan on taking each semester until you graduate or complete your planned program of study. You will reach a higher level of success if you have an academic plan that tracks your progress towards completing your degree requirements. Academic plans allow you to view all of your requirements for your degree at a glance and in recommended order to ensure you fulfill all prerequisites. For more information, stop by the Counseling Center in Room B-100, or call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3588. CAREER PROGRAMS Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs Accounting/Finance Degree Certificate Architecture Degree Certificate—Architecture Degree—Building Information Modeling Advanced Certificate—Building Information Modeling/BIM Automotive Technology Degree Certificate Certificate—Brake and Suspension Certificate—Engine Performance Certificate—Engine Repair Certificate—Transmission Degree—Automotive Service Department Management Degree—Automotive: General Motors/AC Delco Business Degree—Business Management Certificate—Business Management Certificate—Entrepreneurship Certificate—Financial Services Certificate—Business Support Specialist Certificate—Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate—Office Assistant Computer Information Systems Degree Certificate—Computer Applications Certificate—Linux Professional Certificate—Office Applications-Prep for Microsoft Certification Certificate—Virtual Assistant Certificate—Web Technologies Advanced Certificate—Windows Programming Degree—Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems Certificate—A+ Microcomputer Technician Certificate—Network Management Criminal Justice Administration Degree Certificate—Corrections Certificate—Law Enforcement Certificate—Private Security Early Childhood Education Degree Certificate Certificate—Child Development CDA Preparation Certificate—Infant/Toddler Advanced Certificate—Early Childhood Administration & Management Degree—Paraprofessional Educator Associate Certificate—Teacher Aide Emergency Management Degree Certificate Certificate—Emergency Medical Responder (formerly EMS First Responder) Emergency Medical Technician (formerly Emergency Medical Technician — Basic) Certificate Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate Engineering Technology/ Mechanical Design Degree Certificate—Design Certificate—Fabrication Certificate—Mechatronics Advanced Certificate—CAD Eye Care Assistant Certificate Facilities Engineering Technology (Only Local 399 students) Degree Certificate Fire Science (formerly Fire Science Technology) Degree Certificate Horticulture Degree—Horticulture Certificate—Floral Design Certificate—Grounds Maintenance Certificate—Landscape Design, Degree—Sustainable Landscape Practices Certificate—Sustainable Landscape Practices Certificate—Sustainable Food Production Certificate—Sustainable Agroecology Degree—Sustainable Agriculture Technology Hospitality Industry Administration Degree—Culinary Arts Certificate—Culinary Training Degree—Baking and Pastry Certificate—Baking and Pastry Certificate—Beverage Management, Certificate—Bread Baking Certificate—Cake Decoration Degree—Hotel/Motel Management Certificate—Hotel/Motel Management Degree—Restaurant Management Certificate—Restaurant Management Human Resource Management Degree Certificate Independent Building Contractor Degree Personal Trainer Certificate Certificate-Clinical Exercise Specialist Certification Certificate-Sports Conditioning, Certificate-Group Fitness Instructor Visual Communication—Graphic Design Degree Certificate Certificate—Digital Media Degree—Digital Photography Certificate—Digital Photography Certificate—Layout and Design Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree Early Childhood Education Secondary Mathematics Secondary Science Special Education Associate in Science Degree Accounting and Business Administration Anthropology Biological Sciences Chemistry Computer Science (Information Systems) Computer Science (Technical) Criminal Justice Administration Economics Geography Geology Health, Sport & Exercise Science International Business Mathematics Physics Pre-Profession Selective Admission Health Programs Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree Certificate Nuclear Medicine Technology Degree Nursing Degree Certificate—Nursing, Practical Certificate—Nurse Assistant Ophthalmic Technician Degree Radiologic Technology Degree Surgical Technology Certificate Associate in Fine Arts Degree Art Music Associate in General Studies Degree Undecided To view estimated cost and employment opportunities for certificate programs, please visit www.triton.edu/GainfulEmployment. 9 Need assistance finding money for college? Now Available! Apply for Financial Aid! Begin the financial aid process today for fall 2014! Apply for financial aid at Triton College to help offset the cost of your education. Students may begin the process of applying for financial aid on Jan. 1 and, as a result of our changing economy, it is imperative to apply early. As we cannot predict the MAP Grant deadline each year, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible after the first of the year. CashCourse Triton College now offers CashCourse, a free online money management educational resource, to all students and recent graduates 24/7. Resources include a variety of helpful articles, ranging from stretching your dollars to getting out of credit card debt, quizzes, worksheets and a budget wizard. To access, go to www.cashcourse.org/tritoncollege. A link is also available on the Financial Aid Page on Triton’s website www.triton.edu. Define your finances. Define your future. Where do I start? • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on the Web The FAFSA must be completed and submitted to determine the student’s eligibility for federal and state grants, Federal Stafford Loans, and Federal Work Study. Students must apply on the Web at www.fafsa.gov. Triton College’s school code (001773) should be entered on the FAFSA to ensure that our office receives your results. If assistance is needed in completing the FAFSA, students may bring their/their parents’ most recent tax returns (1040, 1040A or 1040EZ, W-2s, and any schedules) and other necessary documents to the Student Financial Aid Center in the Financial Aid Office and a staff member will guide the student through all the steps needed in order to complete the FAFSA. • Submit an official high school/GED transcript to the Triton College Admissions and Records Office Students should contact their high school (or where they earned their GED) and request to have a final, official copy of their transcript sent directly to the Triton College Admission and Records Office. For more information contact the Financial Aid Department at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3155 or the TRIO Student Support Services Program at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3484. For any questions, please contact the Triton College Financial Aid Office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3155. email@example.com For up-to-date information on federal, state and private financial aid, find us on Facebook under Triton College Financial Aid. 10 COMPASS Placement Tests = Triton College Success ® Student success at Triton is our top priority. To help you be successful, Triton requires all incoming credit students to take placement tests before enrolling in credit courses. The tests and policy ensure that all students know their level of proficiency in reading, writing and math. Your scores help you and Triton College determine which courses are most appropriate for your current level of knowledge and skills. Once you identify your academic strengths and weaknesses, you can get the help you need to improve underdeveloped skills before they interfere with your learning. After you have completed the test, your counselor can help you make appropriate course selections. What Are the Tests Like? Triton College uses the COMPASS®, a computer-based assessment developed by ACT, Inc., as its placement exam. The test assesses students’ skills in mathematics, reading and writing. Please note that placement test results alone do not determine students’ overall success at Triton College. How Can I Prepare? As in any testing situation, you can do your best by following a few basic tips: • Review the practice testing material before you take the test. The review material includes information about key concepts contained in the test. After you complete a review of the concepts, you can take a practice test and get feedback about your knowledge. • Relax! The COMPASS® test is designed to help you succeed in school. • You will be able to concentrate better on the test if you get plenty of rest and eat properly before the test. • You should arrive a few minutes early so you can find the testing area, restrooms, etc., and have time to gather your thoughts before the test begins. • Be sure you understand the directions for each test before that test session begins. Ask questions if you need to. • Read each question carefully until you understand what the question is asking. If answering an item requires several steps, be sure you consider them all. • Be sure to answer every item. You are not penalized for guessing. Your score will provide more useful placement information if you answer every item, even if you guess. • Don't be afraid to change an answer if you believe that your first choice was wrong. • If you have a problem or question during the test, raise your hand and the test administrator will help you. Although they cannot answer test questions for you, they can help you with other types of problems. Visit www.triton.edu/placementreview to complete practice exercises and see all placement test review options. For additional information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3252. 11 Distance Learning at Triton College Is an Internet Course for You? Distance Learning (Internet/Online Courses) means the student and the instructor do not have to be at the same place at the same time in order for teaching and learning to occur. Through the use of technology, distance learning allows students to work classes into their busy home and/or work schedules. Online Course Facts: • Students participate in Internet classes by logging on to the course Web site and interacting with the instructor and fellow students through e-mail and/or discussion groups and chat rooms. • Schedule your studies into your busy home and/or work schedule. • Complete an AA/AS degree without meeting in a classroom. • Some courses may require on-campus attendance for testing, orientation or instructional sessions. Contact your instructor for details. • Faculty and students are linked via computer over the Internet. • Students can access course information at any time, from any place that has an Internet connection (home, office, library, Triton ETRC, etc.) • The instructors post written lecture information, course materials, assignments and discussion questions on the course Web site. • $25 course fee assessed for each online course enrolled. Two common misconceptions about online courses are that they are correspondence courses and that they are self-paced — this is not true. The classes have scheduled beginning and ending dates and assignment deadlines. Begin your course, check for new course offerings and find out if online learning is right for you. Go to this URL: www.triton.edu/online. Select Credit Courses. Select Info Sheet about Class for special course requirements, including testing on campus, software needs, general course information and instructor contact information. Summer 2014 Internet Courses Course Title Course No. Sem. Hrs. Day Start Time End Time Loc. Start End Date Date Accounting Basic Accounting I Financial Accounting Managerial Accounting ACC 100 070 ACC 101 070 ACC 105 070 3 3 3 ONL ONL ONL 6/9 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 8/1 Allied Health Intro to Imaging Physics AHL 115 170 Comprehensive Medical Terminol AHL 120 070 Comprehensive Medical Terminol AHL 120 071 Online/Hybrid* 1 3 3 M ONL ONL 9:00 AM 2:00 PM ONL 5/27 6/9 6/9 6/27 8/1 8/1 Astronomy Introduction to Astronomy AST 100 070 $60.00 4 ONL 6/9 8/1 Biological Sciences Human Biology Environmental Biology BIS 101 072 BIS 105 070 $60.00 $70.00 4 4 ONL ONL 5/27 5/27 7/24 7/24 Business Principles of Marketing Intro to Business Intro to Business Business Computations Principles of Management Principles of Management Business Law I Intro to Human Resource Mgmt Keyboarding Technique Online/Hybrid* BUS BUS BUS BUS BUS BUS BUS BUS BUS 127 141 141 146 150 150 161 200 103 070 070 170 070 070 071 070 070 170 $15.00 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 ONL ONL ONL ONL ONL ONL ONL ONL 2:30 PM 4:30 PM ONL 2:30 PM 4:30 PM ONL ONL 2:30 PM 4:20 PM ONL ONL 6/9 6/9 5/27 6/9 6/9 6/9 6/9 6/9 5/27 5/27 5/27 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 6/27 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 6/27 6/27 6/27 8/1 8/1 T Th T Format/Proofread Bus Documents BUS 125 070 $15.00 Online/Hybrid* 3 For more information, call the Triton College Educational Technology Resource Center (ETRC)* at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3361 or 3039. You may also want to contact your instructor for questions related to course content and schedules. *The ETRC is the student contact for all Online/Blackboard and Illinois Virtual Campus courses. Student support services include orientations, online tutorials, tutoring, e-mail, telephone, walk-in and online HELP form. ETRC • Room A-100 • Hours ETRC Computer Lab Hours 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday Testing and Video Viewing Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Chemistry Chemistry and Society CHM 100 070 $60.00 4 ONL 6/9 8/1 Computer Information Systems Intro to Computer Science Intro to Computer Science Intro to Computer Science Windows CIS CIS CIS CIS 101 101 101 119 070 071 072 070 $35.00 $35.00 $35.00 $35.00 3 3 3 1 ONL ONL ONL ONL 6/9 6/9 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 Criminal Justice Administration Introduction to Corrections CJA 121 070 3 ONL 6/9 8/1 Diagnostic Medical Sonography Ultrasound Film Critique Ultrasound Film Critique DMS 135 070 $20.00 DMS 135 071 $20.00 2 2 T T W 11:00 AM 12:30 PM ONL ONL 11:00 AM 12:30 PM ONL 11:00 AM 12:30 PM ONL ONL 5/27 5/27 5/27 5/27 5/27 7/18 7/18 7/18 7/18 7/18 A current semester Triton College photo ID is required for access to the ETRC. Never taken an online course? Start on the right foot — attend one of our free hands-on orientations! Receive in-person training and tips to help make your online class a success. For more information or to register: • Visit www.triton.edu/online. • Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3361 or 3039. • Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We believe you will find an online course to be a rewarding experience! Economics Macroeconomics Macroeconomics Microeconomics ECO 102 070 ECO 102 170 ECO 103 270 3 3 3 ONL ONL ONL 6/9 5/27 6/30 8/1 6/27 8/1 *Online/Hybrid - A course that combines face-to-face and online formats for delivery of instruction. 12 Course Title Course No. Sem. Hrs. Day Start Time End Time Loc. Start End Date Date Course Title Math for Elem Schl Teachers II Finite Mathematics Calculus & Analytic Geo I Elementary Statistics Elementary Statistics Course No. MAT MAT MAT MAT MAT 117 124 131 170 170 270 070 070 070 071 Sem. Hrs. Day 3 3 5 3 3 Start Time End Time Loc. ONL ONL ONL ONL ONL Start End Date Date 6/30 6/9 5/27 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 Education Human Growth & Development Human Growth & Development Human Growth & Development Educational Psychology EDU EDU EDU EDU 206 206 206 215 070 071 072 070 3 3 3 3 ONL ONL ONL ONL 6/9 6/9 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 English/Literature & Composition Introduction to Fiction Intro to Childrenâ€™s Literature ENG 103 070 ENG 170 070 3 3 ONL ONL 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 Nursing Professional Nursing Career Dv Prep for the Pract Nrse Role Online/Hybrid* Prep for the Pract Nrse Role Online/Hybrid* Prep for the Pract Nrse Role Online/Hybrid* NUR 285 070 $30.00 NUR 190 170 $25.00 NUR 190 171 $25.00 NUR 190 172 $25.00 2 4 4 4 TWTh TWTh TWTh ONL 7:00 AM 3:30 PM ONL ONL 7:00 AM 3:30 PM ONL ONL 7:00 AM 3:30 PM ONL ONL 6/9 5/27 5/27 5/27 5/27 6/9 6/9 8/1 6/27 6/27 6/27 6/27 8/1 8/1 English/Rhetoric & Composition Freshman Rhetoric & Comp I Freshman Rhetoric & Comp I Freshman Rhetoric & Comp I Freshman Rhetoric & Comp II RHT RHT RHT RHT 101 101 101 102 070 071 072 070 3 3 3 3 ONL ONL ONL ONL 6/9 6/9 6/9 6/9 8/1 8/1 8/1 8/1 Philosophy & Logic Intro to Philosophy Intro to Philosophy Intro to Philosophy Logic Ethics Ethics Ethics Worl