COURTESY OF CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO
Now is the time to register for the Fall II semester at City Colleges of Chicago before classes begin on Monday, September 22. City Colleges offers quality, affordable educational options from certificate and associate degree programs to English as a Second Language and GED high school equivalencyinstruction. The Fall II course offerings include business, culinary arts, advanced manufacturing, information technology, health science, transportation/distribution/logistics, education and more. For a complete list of current offerings at a campus near you, please follow the directions below:
1. Go visit http://my.ccc.edu
2. Click Search Class Schedule
3. Click Advanced and Select Term ‘Fall 2014’
4. Click Session: Mini Session
Students who complete the first two years of college at one of the seven City Colleges and then transfer to a four-year institution can save up to $40,000 on the cost of a bachelor’s degree. A 60-credit hour associate degree costs approximately $6,200, significantly less than those same credits would cost at four-year institutions. Students can use the Tuition Calculator at www.ccc.edu/yousave to calculate their estimated savings.
City Colleges of Chicago offers programs to meet the needs of all students, including:
- Associate of arts (A.A.) and associate of science (A.S.) degrees that transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
- Associate of applied science degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates that prepare students to immediately enter the workforce in high-demand careers.
- Degree programs range from nursing to culinary arts, from biology to computer information systems.
- Certificate programs include business administration, pharmacy tech, supply chain management and more.
- Free GED (high school equivalency) courses and free English as a Second Language courses. These adult education classes are conveniently offered at 70 neighborhood-based off-site instruction locations around the city. They are scheduled on evenings and weekends, and are also online.
About City Colleges of Chicago
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) is the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation with 5,700 faculty and staff serving 115,000 students annually at seven colleges and six satellite sites. The seven colleges include: Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College and Wilbur Wright College. City Colleges also oversees: the award-winning Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, the Parrot Cage Restaurant at South Shore Cultural Center, the Sikia Banquet Facility, five Child Development Centers, the Workforce Academy, the public broadcast station WYCC TV Channel 20 and radio station WKKC FM 89.3. Under the leadership of Chancellor Cheryl Hyman, the City Colleges of Chicago is in the midst of a Reinvention, a collaborative effort to review and revise CCC programs and practices to ensure students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life’s goals. Since the launch of Reinvention, City Colleges has awarded the highest number of degrees in its history and nearly doubled the graduation rate.