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Family and Consumer Sciences

Associate of Arts
Illinois Central College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (IL)
$4,500
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$5,040
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
60
Annual In-State Tuition (IL)
$4,500
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$5,040
Earn your Family and Consumer Sciences degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Humanities and Social Sciences
A degree in the humanities and social sciences gives students an understanding of human development and the nature of human expression. Art, history, philosophy, and literature are a few of the subject matters integrated into the degree program. More employers are seeking applicants with the critical thinking and communication skills that are critical to effective people management roles, according to Burning Glass. Career opportunities include counselor, public relations manager, advertising agent, and human resources specialist.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Illinois Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$150
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$4,500
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$168
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$5,040
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About This College
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Illinois Central College
Established in 1967, Illinois Central College is a public community college in East Peoria, Illinois.
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Higher Learning Commission
Founded in 1895, the Higher Learning Commission is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Its headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois.