Kennedy-King College

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Business Industry

Bookkeeper

Accounting, Associate in Applied Science

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The Associate in Applied Science degree program in Accounting is the study of basic accounting skills. Completion of the program can lead to various levels of accounting positions in accounting firms, retail stores, manufacturing, service business, and small business employment as a junior member of an accounting staff, estimator, credit analyst, budget or general accountant, bank teller, and accounts receivable or accounts payable clerk.

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Public Service Industry

Social Services Assistant

Addiction Studies Advanced Certificate

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Addiction Studies Basic Certificate

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This Basic Certificate program in Addictions Studies provides students with the academic requirements needed in the application for the Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC) examination.

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Addiction Studies, A.A.S.

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The A.A.S. degree program in Addictions Studies is ideal for prospective mental health practitioners or those already working in the field who wish to receive training and credentials in Addictions Studies. Many Addictions Studies practitioners find employment in medical and non-medical detoxification centers, rehabilitation programs, community mental health centers and family service centers, halfway houses, therapeutic communities, business, or industry. Some combine counseling with such primary professions as nursing, social work, school guidance counseling, or the clergy.

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Advanced Social Services Addiction Studies, A.A.S.

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Advanced Social Services Addictions Studies Advanced Certificate

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Social Work: Generalist, A.A.S.

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​​The Social Work A.A.S. includes the study of the generalist approach to working with an individual, family, group, or community. The degree can lead to employment as an aide to a social worker in government, community, or private social service agencies. ​​

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Preschool Teacher

Child Development: Pre-School Education Advanced Certificate

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Child Development: Pre-School Education Basic Certificate

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Child Development: Pre-School Education, A.A.S.

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This degree provides child development theory and practice for students who intend to go straight to work as a teacher or teacher assistant in a public or private pre-school program, child-care center or nursery school.

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Child Development: Pre-School Education/Infant Toddler Advanced Certificate

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The Advanced Certificate program in Pre-School Education Infant/Toddler prepares students to work in center- or home-based programs providing day care for infants and toddlers. The study of child development theory and skills also prepares students to work as “nannies” or live-in infant and child care providers.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice: Public Police Services Advanced Certificate

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Criminal Justice: Public Police Services Basic Certificate

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Criminal Justice: Public Police Services, A.A.S.

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The study of theory and practice of contemporary criminal justice for those who plan careers as police officers or other criminal justice positions, as well as police who wish to advance in rank or into administrative levels of criminal justice.

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Construction Industry

HVAC Technician

Air Conditioning - Commercial Refrigeration Basic Certificate

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Air Conditioning - Domestic Refrigeration Basic Certificate

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Air Conditioning - Heating Basic Certificate

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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Advanced Certificate

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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, A.A.S.

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The A.A.S. degree program in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is the study of the design, selection, maintenance, testing and installation of residential and commercial air conditioning, refrigeration and heating and ventilation systems.The degree, which includes instruction in business skills, can lead to self-employment or employment as an assistant to engineers in an industrial or business facility, or as an air conditioning and refrigeration mechanic, a furnace installer, oil burner mechanic or gas furnace mechanic with cooling and heating dealers, contractors or utility companies.

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Welder

Combination Welder Basic Certificate

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The basic certificate program is designed to provide students with training in basic welding skills. In addition to learning welding mathematics, blueprint reading, layout and fabrication, students are introduced to the basic fundamentals of job safety and ethics. Graduates are qualified for entry-level employment as an ARC, MIG, or TIG welder.

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Plumber

Plumbing and Fire Protection Basic Certificate

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The Basic Certificate program in Plumbing and Fire Protection program is designed to introduce students to plumbing and sprinkler systems through theory and hands on work. Upon successful completion, graduates will be qualified to work as a plumber’s assistant and or fitter assistant.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology Basic Certificate

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The AFVT Program has been designed to prepare students to apply their skills and knowledge to correctly diagnose and repair alternative fuel vehicles such as hybrid power units in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications. The AFVT program will also give emergency response, auto insurance, and salvage yard personnel working knowledge to safely perform their tasks when working on or inspecting hybrid fuel vehicles. This program will also prepare automotive technicians and instructors to sit for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Advanced Engine Performance examination.

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Automotive Chassis Maintenance Basic Certificate

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Automotive Fuel Management Technology Basic Certificate

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Automotive Maintenance Basic Certificate

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Automotive Technology Advanced Certificate

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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The AAS degree program in Automotive Technology provides the necessary foundation and practical experience to pursue entry-level positions that meet the changing demands of the automotive industry. Entry-level positions may be found in automotive dealerships, automotive franchises, independent service repair shops, auto part stores, or through self-employment. Students will learn the technical skills essential to employment in the field of maintenance technology, auto body care, chassis, diesel, and power train, leading to employment in service, maintenance, and areas of technological specialty such as detailing, auto body paint and refinishing, as well as management occupations or self-employment.​

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Auto Body Technician

Automotive Body Reconstruction Technology Basic Certificate

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Automotive Body Repainting Technology Basic Certificate

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Collision Technology Advanced Certificate

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Communication Design Advanced Certificate

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Communication Design, A.A.S.

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The A.A.S. degree program in Communication Design provides skills in art, graphics, website design and animation. Graduates' design projects will be documented on a website and in a traditional portfolio.

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Communications Design: Web Page Design Basic Certificate

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Computer Information Systems Basic Certificate

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Advanced Certificate

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The Advanced Certificate program in Culinary Arts is made up of all courses included in the parent Culinary Arts 362 A.A.S. program with the exception of the general education classes and advanced cooking course. Supplementing the Basic Culinary certificate program, the focus is on advanced techniques and offers extensive practice utilizing contemporary and classical menus. Students will receive the ServSafe® Sanitation Certification and will be eligible for City of Chicago and State of Illinois Sanitation certificates upon completion.​

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Culinary Arts Basic Certificate

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The Basic Certificate program in the Culinary Arts curriculum introduces the student to the commercial kitchen environment by covering safety and sanitation procedures, basic mise en place including knife skills and station set-up, proper use and care of equipment, classical cooking terminology, standard cooking methods, stock preparation, and sauce production. This program is designed to give the student the opportunity to investigate and assess Culinary Arts as a possible career goal.​

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Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

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The A.A.S. degree program in Culinary Arts is a sequential learning program taught over four semesters. All semesters include lecture, discussion, demonstration and hands-on production that allow students to practice the techniques of food production in a commercial food service environment. The curriculum includes additional methods and techniques that will increase the student’s repertoire of ethnic and classical menus. In addition, the coursework will include management skills, cost control, budgeting techniques, merchandising, business planning, resume writing and interviewing techniques. General Education classes must be completed to satisfy the degree requirements. Students will receive the ServSafe® Sanitation Certification and will be eligible for the City of Chicago and State of Illinois Sanitation certificates upon completion.

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Energy Industry

Electrical Lineman

Electrical Line Worker (Overhead) Advanced Certificate

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The program is structured to meet the current need for overhead electricians/electrical line workers in the electrical power industry. Upon completion, graduates will be prepared to work as apprentices.

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773-602-5000

Address

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621-2709
United States