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Fact sheets and detailed information are available online. For a complete listing of all CLC programs, visit clcillinois.edu/credit/academics
SAMPLE CAREERS Scientist: Work in a lab or in the field, studying plants, animals or the physical world, and making new discoveries on everything from medicines to new planets. Mathematician: Use formulas, mathematical theories and the latest computer technology to solve theoretical and applied problems.
Actuary: Work in the insurance industry, using knowledge of statistics and business to determine the risk of events occurring. Laser/Photonics/Optics Technician: Install and troubleshoot lasers and optical systems used in many industries. clcillinois.edu/programs/lpo Nanoscience technology (technicians): Use high-end technology to work at the nanoscale (at the molecular and atomic levels) in research and development in medicine,defense or manufacturing. See our Nanoscience Technology fact sheet. clcillinois.edu/programs/nan
Electronic Information Technology (technicians): Design, install and support local area networks, wide-area networks, network segments and the infrastructure for Internet or intranets.
Electrical Engineering Technology (technicians): Work with engineers on the design, assembly and testing of a universe of products, from cell phones to life-saving medical equipment. Careers are also available in sales.
Mechanical Engineering Technology: Design, test and troubleshoot machines, mechanisms and other hot technology in the areas of robotics, mechatronics and automated systems.
WHAT DO THEY EARN? Occupation
Bachelorâ€™s degree or higher
*Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees were not designed for transfer to four-year schools. However, courses in A.A.S. programs may transfer to specific institutions. See clcillinois.edu/info/transfer/aas for details. **Source: The National Center for Photonics Education at op-tec.org/2009survey.php
Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!