2013-12-12

Southwestern Illinois College is expanding its offerings this spring with several new certificates, courses and course formats in art, office technology, agriculture, welding and more. Classes start Jan. 11. Get dates, times, locations and course descriptions.

Business Division

The following course will be offered online for the first time:

  • Accounting: ACCT 106 Quickbooks

The following courses are new:

  • Computer Information Systems: CIS 299-001 Special Topics/Windows Mobile Development
  • Computer Information Systems: CIS 299-002 Special Topics/Video Graphics
  • Computer Information Systems: CIS 299-IN1 Graphic Design

The following courses will now use Microsoft Office 2013:

  • Office Administration and Technology: OAT 230 Advanced Excel
  • Office Administration and Technology: OAT 285 Microsoft Office Suite II

The following courses are available as part of the eMarketing Certificate:

  • Marketing: MKT 226 Online Marketing
  • Marketing: MKT 228 Social Media Tools

Health Sciences and Homeland Security

The following courses are new:

  • Massage Therapy: MT 230 Stretching Neck & Shoulders
  • Massage Therapy: MT 288 Fascial Anatomy

Liberal Arts

The following courses are new:

  • Mass Communications: MCOM 220 Voiceover
  • Mass Communications: MCOM 230 Radio Production
  • Speech: SPCH 180 Interviewing
  • Speech: SPCH 213 Public Relations
  • Speech: SPCH 174 Applied Forensics
  • Geography: GEOG 299-IN1 Special Topics in Geography: Geography of China

Math and Sciences

The following courses are new:

  • Horticulture: HORT 265 Advanced Floral Design
  • Math: MATH 271 Computer Science II - Java

The following course is offered in a new format:

  • Math: MATH 97 will be offered in a hybrid format for the first time: one daytime and one evening course.

Technical Education

The following courses are new:

  • Electrical Design and Management: EDM 213 Electrical Design I
  • Electrical Design and Management: EDM 222 Electrical Estimating
  • Precision Machining Technology: PMT 100 Precision Machining Introduction
  • Precision Machining Technology: PMT 226 Geo Dim and Tolerancing (Internet Course)
  • Precision Machining Technology: PMT 250 Multi-Axis CNC Programming
  • Welding: WLDT 260 Welding Automation
  • Welding: WLDT 270 Robotic Arc Welding and CNC Cutting

For information about these courses or certificates, call 866-942-SWIC (7942): Business Division, ext. 5313; Health Sciences and Homeland Security Division, ext. 5267; Liberal Arts Division, ext. 5327; Math and Sciences Division, ext. 5224; or Technical Education Division, ext. 7420.