Richland Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

One College Park

Decatur, IL 62521

(217) 875-7200

Fax: (217) 875-7783

Contact: JoAnn Wirey

Main Address

One College Park

Decatur, IL 62521

(217) 875-7200

Total undergrads: 3,284

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 369

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,131


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Separate admission process for allied health programs..

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture Science A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Ceramics A
Drawing A
Music – General A
Painting A
Sculpture A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business – General A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Management Information Systems A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Entry Applications A
System Administration C

Construction Trades

Electrician A


Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature

American Literature A
English Composition A
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

French A
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A
Mechanics & Repair – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Restaurant/Catering Management C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Planetary Sciences A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Archaeology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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