Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE)

Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 104  
Dev. Your Family Child Care Business  

Developing Your Family Child Care Business is a facilitated interactive business development program to help individuals launch or grow successful family child care businesses. This twelve-session program includes: Identify market advantages/disadvantages related to the business location; develop promotional strategies; begin the process of pricing services and understanding finances and setting policies for the child care center. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1.5 Lecture Hours. 1.5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 106  
Road Driving  

Designed for individuals with little or no commercial truck driving experience, this course provides theoretical foundation to become a commercial driver. Students will learn the regulations that governs each classification and why commercial vehicles are identified by classifications. Through this course, students will be eligible to obtain their commercial driver's license. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate of completion and a Class "A" Commercial drivers license. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 148 and 337, AND earned their Commercial License Permit (CLP). Must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid driver's license, a good driving record, and pass both a physical exam and an alcohol/drug test.  
4 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 114  
DEFEN DRIV / ATTITUDINAL  

This course underscores the importance of alertness, anticipation, courtesy, hazard recognition and other critical factors that prevent crashes. The teaching techniques used in this course involve ten-minute video sessions that help examine specific high-risk choices (such as keeping a short following distance) and take an inside look at what really happens to drivers and passengers in a vehicle crash.

1 Lecture Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 116  
Class B-Passenger Endorsement  

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the necessary training required to safely transport passengers in commercial in motor vehicles. Students receive training in pre-trip and post-trip inspection, loading and unloading, use of brake-door interlocks, passenger transportation and prohibited practices. Upon completion of this course students will receive a certificate of completion and a Passenger Endorsement on their Commercial Drivers License.

0.5 Lecture Hours. 1 Lab Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 117  
Class B-School Bus Endorsement  

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the necessary training required to become safe school bus drivers. Training will include pre-trip and post-trip inspection, loading and unloading, transporting students with special needs, proper securement of child safety seats, evacuation, railroad crossings and school bus operations. Upon completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion and a School Bus and Passenger Endorsement on their Commercial Drivers License.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 118  
Forklift Operator  

The Forklift Operator course prepares students for the workplace. Upon completion of this course, students will have a working knowledge of the basic need and use of the lift truck. Students will also be able to safely inspect and operate the lift truck. This course includes theory and practical training.

1.5 Lecture Hours. 1 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 1 times  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 119  
Unarmed Security Guard  

Intensive instruction in the technical aspects of private security employment. Emphasis is on legal rules, security techniques and processes, life safety, and public relations. Successful completion satisfies the 40-hour basic training requirement for unarmed private security certification under Illinois revised statutes. This course is in compliance with the Illinois Public Act 93-0438 effective August 5, 2003 and the Private Detective, Private alarm, Private Security and Locksmith Act of 2004. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

2 Lecture Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 126  
Machining Processing I  

This course is an introduction to machine tools and processes associated with the machine trade. Topics include industrial safety and environmental protection, basic hand tools, shop floor math, job planning, benchwork, layout, power saw operations, drilling machines, milling machines, and print readings. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, and milling. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 127  
Machining Processes II  

This course further develops the students knowledge, skills and abilities in machining building on the fundamental principles covered in Machining Process I. Students manufacture projects that require precision layout, set-up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on engine lathes, and surface grinders. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 126.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 128  
Computer Numerical Control Fundamentals  

The course is designed to enable students to become familiar with CNC machinery as it applies to the operator. The information presented will include introduction to CNC set-up, tooling, operation, and trouble shooting. Writing assignments, as appropriate, are the part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 126 and 127 or with the consent of the instructor.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 129  
CNC Milling Operations & Programming  

This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the proper use, programming, troubleshooting of this equipment in the manufacturing setting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 128.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 130  
CNC Turning Operations & Programming  

This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the proper use, programming and troubleshooting of this equipment in the manufacturing setting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 129.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 131  
Machine Shop Math I  

This course is designed to provide student with the basic principles of Mathematics with applications that relate to typical machine shop problems. Topics to be studied include the review of fractions, decimals, measurements, rations, proportions, and percent. An introduction to algebra, measuring systems, precision and accuracy as they relate to machining will also be included in the course. Electronic calculators are required for this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 132  
Introduction to Welding Principles  

This course is designed to introduce students the principles of basic welding techniques, welding shop measurement, layout work, Mig and Tig welding operations and various equipment used in welding shops. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 133  
Intermediate Welding  

Course is designed to continue development of knowledge and skills in Arc, MIG and TIG welding processes. Students will complete various common joints in mild steel in the horizontal and vertical positions using single and multi-pass welds as assigned. Welding safety will be emphasized. Students will gain practice in metrology, weld inspection and an introduction to weld testing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

STTRDE 132 with a grade of C or better or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 134  
Blueprint Reading for Welders  

This course prepares student to interpret blueprints and apply the information contained therein in the welding and fabrication trades. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between the two-dimensional drawing and the actual three-dimensional object. Basic and complex welding symbols will be covered. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 135  
Advanced Welding  

Course is designed to advance development of knowledge and skills in Arc, MIG and TIG welding processes. Arc and MIG students will complete various common joints in the vertical and overhead positions with mild steel using single and multi-pass welds as assigned. TIG welders will weld mild steel, aluminum and stainless steel in the horizontal and vertical positions. Welding safety will be emphasized. Students will continue practice in metrology, weld inspection and interpretation welding drawings and symbols. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

STTRDE 133 with a grade of C or better or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 136  
Basic Horticulture  

This course will introduce students to basic concepts of Horticulture with emphasis on basic anatomy, terminology, and functions of plants and professions surrounding culture and use of ornamental plants. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 137  
Managing Urban Green Space  

This subject will provide an understanding of how to manage urban green spaces. The study policy, planning and process issues, community consultation, structures, systems and contractual relationships, landscape documentation, project planning and implementation, life-cycle analysis of landscape elements, urban vegetation planning, implementation and maintenance, sustainability concepts and examples. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 136 Basic Horticulture.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 138  
Horticultural Plant Science  

This subject covers the structure and function of plants and plant tissue, cell physiology, energy transformations, metabolism, photosynthesis, plant nutrition, water and nutrient uptake and transport and whole plant physiology. By the conclusion of this subject the student should be able to demonstrate their, of the and of the integration of these processes in the physiology of plant growth. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 139  
Urban Horticultural Floral  

This course will provide the student with a working knowledge of plant science, anatomy, morphology, physiology, taxonomy, reproduction and genetics as they relate to horticultural ornamental plants. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 136 - Basic Horticulture  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 140  
Greenhouse Crop Production  

This course will cover information on the production of greenhouse crops and the cultural practices required for growth. Subjects including seeding, watering, fertilization, containers, growing Medias, temperature control, insect and disease control will be covered. Greenhouse plants and pot crops will be grown throughout the semester. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 136 - Basic Horticulture  
2 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 141  
Soil Fertility and Assessment  

This course introduces students to the ways that farmers and gardeners develop and maintain soil fertility in sustainable farming systems. Subjects include introduction to the tools, techniques and rational behind soil cultivation, soil analysis, soil physical properties, components, nutrient deficiency, soil chemistry, and soil fertility. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in CE TRDE 136- Basic Horticulture.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 142  
Management of Plant and Animal Invasion  

This course will provide insight and learning of the invasions that are natural ecological phenomena. Dispersing individuals encounter suitable habitat, establish, spread and evolve. In this way, species have radiated outwards from their origins, colonized distant offshore islands, and species have spread in response to changes in climate. Human-induced invasions of plants, animals and diseases in modern times have dramatically altered the scales of time and distance over which invasions take place. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 136 - Basic Horticulture.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 143  
Sustainable Farming Practices  

This course is designated for those interested in or presently working in the area of grounds care and maintenance. Areas of study including pruning, fertilizing, pesticide use, digging and replacement of landscape plants, general turf care and maintenance of equipment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 136 , 140 and 141.  
2 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 144  
Practicum/Internship  

This Practicum/Internship is designed for those who have successfully completed the course work for all courses associated with the Sustainable Urban Horticulture program. This Practicum/Internship will allow the student to experience the full vision and mission of the program. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in STTRDE 136, 137,138,139, 140, 141,142,143 and Consent of Department Chairperson.  
10 Lab Hours. 5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 145  
Class C Driver Training  

This course provides in-depth coverage of the laws, rules, and regulations that are applicable to the operation of both commercial and non-commercial motor vehicles. Students gain knowledge and skills in the area of vehicle inspection, pre-testing, skill operations, and defensive driving techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver license, eligible for Department of Transportation Medical Card, AND physically able to operate the vehicle and maintain negative drug/alcohol testing.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 147  
Passenger Driver Practice  

This course is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience, this course provides the theoretical foundation to become a commercial driver. Students will learn the regulations and actual applications that governs each classification and why commercial vehicles are identified by classification. Students will obtain their Class B Commercial Driver's License Learner's Permit.

Prospective student must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid drivers license, a good driving record (demonstrated through a court ordered motor vehicle report) and pass a physical examination. Additionally they must successfully obtain the clas  
8 Lab Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 148  
Commercial Driving Training Practice  

This course is designed as the continuation of the theory course, this course provides students with behind-the -wheel experience leading them to present their driver's exam and obtaining the Illinois Commercial Driver's License. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Student must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid drivers license, a good driving record (demonstrated thru a court ordered motor vehicle report) & pass a physical exam. Grade of C or better in STTRDE 0337 & obtain a CDL learner's permit.  
14 Lab Hours. 7 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 149  
Commercial Driver/Refresher Training  

This course is designed for individuals with commercial driving experience, this course provides drivers with a review of the current rules, regulations and requirements to which all commercial drivers must adhere. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

2 Lecture Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 337  
Commercial Driver Training Theory  

This course is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience, this course provides the theoretical foundation to become a commercial driver. Through this course, students will obtain their commercial driver's license learner's permit. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Prospective students must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid drivers license, a good driving record (demonstrated through a court ordered motor vehicle report) and pass a physical examination and drug/alcohol test.  
6.5 Lecture Hours. 1 Lab Hours. 7 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt (STTRDE) 338  
Passenger Driver Theory  

This course is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience, this course provides the theoretical foundation to become a commercial driver. Through this course, students will obtain their commercial driver?s license learner?s permit. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Prospective students must be 21 years of age or older, posses a valid drivers license, a good driving record (demonstrated through a court ordered motor vehicle report) and pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination.  
5 Lecture Hours. 5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH