Technical Education

  • Architecture, Manufacturing & Automotive

The Technical Department at Joliet Junior College is on the cutting edge of education. With our exceptional curriculum and devoted staff, JJC's Technical Department has become an avenue where students desiring to complete or continue his or her education can fulfill their goals.

Options for employment are soaring. The more technical our society becomes, the greater the need for skilled technical people.

What Will I Learn?

If you would like to learn more about any particular program and what type of degree or certificate it offers, just click on the program title. You will learn more about each program, the instructors, and required courses for each specific area. If you would like or need any further information about a specific program area, you may call to set up an appointment with a program coordinator or send an email to the Department Chair at Your request will be forwarded to the proper coordinator to answer your questions.

What is Unique About Our Technical Department?

SIU Carbondale has partnered with Joliet Junior College to bring quality programs to you. The BS in Industrial Management & Applied Engineering weekend Program is designed to allow adults to pursue a BS degree while working full time. It includes 48 semester hours of college courses covering subjects such as Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, computer-aided manufacturing, supervision, and project management. These courses, required for SIUC's IMAE major, are scheduled for 24 months for industry. A typical course would be scheduled on alternate weekends, with day long classes held on both Saturdays and Sundays. IMAE courses are also offered online.

Associate in Science in Engineering

Your engineering requisites will earn you an Associates in Science degree for transfer to a four-year school and JJC will also assist you in searching for the right engineering discipline to meet your goals.

Learn more about Associates of Science Degree in Engineering and contact the Engineering Advisor to plan your academic pathway in engineering.

Engineering Program Advisor
Laura Cotner
Phone: 815.280.2467

Technical Program Areas