Richland Community College is organized into several divisions that oversee specific academic areas to ensure the highest academic standards for our students. The areas overseen by each division are listed below. Please visit division pages for more information about the specific programs and services offered.
- The Business & Technology Division oversees credit courses for Accounting, Agribusiness and Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Culinary Arts, Drafting, Electronics, Energy Distribution, HVACR, Horticulture, Hospitality Management, Information Technology, Office Technology, Personnel Relations, Power Generation - Nuclear, and Welding.
- The Communications, Education, Humanities, & Fine Arts Division oversees credit courses for African-American Studies, Arabic, Art, Chinese, Communication, Dance, Developmental Reading, Developmental Writing, Early Childhood Education, Education, English, French, German, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Spanish, and Theatre. CEHFA also oversees the David Erlanson Gallery.
- The Continuing and Professional Education Division oversees customized corporate training, professional development, Commercial Truck Driver Certification (CDL), and hobby and leisure courses and workshops. CPED also oversees the Richland Fitness Center and the Richland Dance Program.
- The Health Professions Division oversees credit courses for Emergency Medical Technology, Health, Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Practical Nursing, Radiography, and Surgical Technology.
- The Mathematics & Sciences Division oversees credit courses for Anthropology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Earth Science, Economics, Engineering, Fire Science, History, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physical Science, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, and Sociology. The Mathematics and Sciences Division also oversees the Mathematics Enrichment Center.
- The Correctional Education Division contracts with the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide occupational, job preparedness, and additional post-secondary courses to offenders housed at several correctional center sites.
- The Enrollment Services Division is responsible for the services related to the enrollment process, including Admissions & Recruitment, Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs, Student Development, Student Engagement, and Student Records and oversees courses in Career Planning and Development, Leadership Develpment, PASSport Classes, Personal Development, and Service Learning.
- The Learning Support and College Readiness is responsible for the services related to teaching and learning support and student retention, including Learning Accommodations, the Learning Resource Center, the Student Learning Center, and the Testing Center.
- Workforce Development