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Advanced Construction, Certificate of Achievement


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JJC Program Code: TE318

ICCB Program Code: TECH 0018

The Advanced Certificate provides the student with more advanced skills and knowledge necessary to be competitive in entering the construction industry or advancing their education. A solid core of general education courses provides a strong foundation for the student to advance beyond the basic construction fundamentals skill set. A more in-depth study of the construction project process is included by learning scheduling, estimating and contracts as well as the technology used in the industry.

General Education Requirements*: 9 Semester Hours


 *Any higher-level general education courses can be substituted for the required course.

Total Required Hours: 32 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


The following schedule is based on full-time enrollment.  Students planning to transfer to a senior institution should check with that institution for specific transfer requirements. 

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson 

Program Coordinator 

Program Advisor 

Name:  Joe Limon

Name: Laura Cotner

Name: Maria Rafac

Email:  jlimon@jjc.edu

Email:  lcotner@jjc.edu  

Email:  mrafac@jjc.edu

Phone: 815-280-2294

Phone: 815-280-2467

Phone: 815-280-2546      

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