Dual-Credit Course Info

Students who take a Duel-Credit course will receive .5 credits per semester for their High School transcript and 3 credit hours each semester for their Heartland Community College transcript (except for Geology, which is a year long course earning 1 full credit for their High School transcript and 4 credit hours for their HCC transcript). 

  • SOC 101: Sociology

    Prerequisite(s):
    -Placement at college level English OR 
    -Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101 
    AND 
    -Placement at college reading

    This course provides an introduction to the scientific study of society. Topics include the history of the discipline, culture, groups, organizations, bureaucracies, deviance, power and inequality, race/ethnicity, class, gender, education, the economy, the political institution, family, religion, and social change. Students will develop a critical understanding of social forces. 3 credit hours
    IAI GEC Code - S7 900

    Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

  • COMM 101: Introduction to Oral Communication

    Prerequisite(s):
    -Placement at college level English OR 
    -Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101 
    AND 
    -Placement at college level reading OR 
    -Concurrent enrollment in READ 091

    This is an introductory course in public speaking, with the dual goals of helping students understand basic communication principles and improving their oral communication skills. The course emphasizes preparing, selecting, organizing, and delivering oral messages, as well as analyzing and evaluating the speaking-listening process. 3 credit hours
    IAI GEC Code - C2 900

    Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.


  • EASC 101: Introduction to Geology
        Prerequisites: 
          Placement at college level English & reading

        Study of the origin and types of earth materials and the processes at work in our physical environment. Topics include earthquakes, erosion, mountain building, minerals, rocks, volcanoes, and             glaciers. A two-hour lab each week will emphasize lecture material. Field trip required. 4 credit hours

Courses offered during the 2017-2018 School Year
  •  HUMA 101: Introduction to the Humanities

    Prerequisite(s):
    -Placement at college level English OR 
    -Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101 
    AND 
    -Placement at college level reading

    Introduction to the Humanities is the study of social and cultural values as expressed through the major art forms, including painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, drama, music, dance, film, and photography. The course will examine the elements and formal qualities that are characteristic of each art form, the relationships between the arts, and the social and historical contexts from which they developed. 3 credit hours
    IAI GEC Code - HF 900

    Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology

    Prerequisite(s):
    -Placement at college level English OR 
    -Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101 
    AND 
    -Placement at college level reading

    This course provides an introduction to psychology as the scientific study of human and animal behavior with an emphasis on the factors that influence human behavior and mental processes. This course also focuses on how we may use knowledge and theories of physical and emotional/cognitive growth, learning, personality functioning and coping, and social interactions in our everyday lives. 3 credit hours
    IAI GEC Code - S6 900

    Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

  • EASC 101: Introduction to Geology

        Prerequisites: 
          Placement at college level English & reading

        Study of the origin and types of earth materials and the processes at work in our physical environment. Topics include earthquakes, erosion, mountain building, minerals, rocks, volcanoes, and             glaciers. A two-hour lab each week will emphasize lecture material. Field trip required. 4 credit hours