Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Graduates of the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Program learn the complexities of computer software, hardware, and programming processes to enable them to be successful in the workplace. For those who decide to pursue a bachelor’s degree, the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Program offers courses that can be successfully transferred to baccalaureate institutions. Students should consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the CIS program.
The Business/CIS/EAT Division also offers degrees in Website Development, Networking, and PC Skills.
Although many graduates of the program begin work as entry-level programmers, opportunities are also available as a programmer/analyst, technical support specialist, PC specialist, operations specialist, and in database support.
|BUS-101||Introduction to Business||(3)|
|CIS-102||Intro to Computers & Info Systems||(3)|
|CIS-170||Programming Logic & Design||(3)|
|WEB-101||Programming Related to the Internet||(4)|
Choose one of the following two areas of specialization (16 credits):
|ENG-110||Introduction to Technical Writing||(3)|
|SPH-131||Fundamentals of Communication||(3)|
|MTH-160||Topics From Finite Mathematics||(3)|
|MTH-220||Elements of Statistics||(3)|
|BUS-170||Intro to Organizational Behavior||(3)|
|SOC-190||Introduction to Sociology||(3)|