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Study at Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College, also referred to as BHC, is a coeducational, community college located in Moline, Illinois. BHC was originally established as Moline Community College in 1946 to provide higher education to World War II veterans. In 1965, the College was renamed to Black Hawk College and became part of the system of higher education of the state of Illinois. The College now grants admission to more than 15, 000 students every year. The departments of Black Hawk College include:
  • Allied Health and HPE
  • Business
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Humanities, Languages, and Journalism
  • Social, Behavioral and Educational Studies
The college's sports teams are called the BHC Warriors. The official mascot is called the Warriors. BHC sponsors men's golf, basketball, and baseball, and women's basketball, softball, and volleyball.

Profile of Black Hawk CollegeBlack Hawk is located in a small city, in Moline, IL. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Black Hawk top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study science, agricultural science and management, and animal science and care.

Black Hawk Selectivity

Black Hawk maintains an open-admission policy.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Black Hawk tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 6, 311 students (4, 035 full-time equivalent). The school reports its educational mission is:

"Black Hawk College provides the environment and resources for individuals to become lifelong learners. "

Black Hawk Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts286liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine124registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Science82biological and physical sciences
Medical administration44medical records tech, medical transcription, medical billing
Agricultural Science and Management38agriculture, agricultural management, agricultural production, agricultural mechanization, agricultural machine tech, crop production
Animal Science and Care38equine science, animal husbandry, equestrian studies
office and Administration31office data entry, administrative assistant, office management
Business and Management29retail, accounting technology, banking
Production Trades27machinist, welding
Therapy and Counselling20physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Medical Support and Technology17medical coding
Family and Social Work15child care provider
Computer Science and Engineering10computer networking, web design, computer programming
Engineering Technician9electromechanical tech, manufacturing tech, robotics tech
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and police, fire services administration, security and loss prevention
Law2legal secretary
Mechanics and Repair2automobile mechanics
Design1design and visual communication
Media1radio and TV tech
Contact: Black HawkBlack Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue

Moline, IL 61265-5899

General Phone: (309) 796-5000


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