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Railroad Operations

RRT 150 - Railroad Operations

This course includes information about the industry, its major assets, structure and typical operations. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to define the current North American railroading industry characteristics, basic operations components and processes, and industry structure and administrative processes. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is only taught in the spring semester.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12675 350 ONLNE ------- - 01/16/18-05/18/18 Harrison T
Brown T
15 of 20

RRT 165 - Railroad Safety, Quality and Environment

This course covers the importance of safety, quality, personal health and environmental awareness to the railroad industry and emphasizes the basic tools and techniques for improving these conditions on the job. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define and explain the need for improved safety, quality, health and environmental awareness; describe their basic principles; explain the elements of successful programs; and apply these elements to typical tasks on the job. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is only taught in the spring semester.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12676 350 ONLNE ------- - 01/16/18-05/18/18 Online Harrison T
Brown T
14 of 20

Railroad Conductor

RRTC 123 - Introduction to Conductor Service

This is an introductory course for the conductor service option within the railroad operations program. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe railroad organization and general operations, policies and practices to ensure railroad safety, and the basic responsibilities of conductors. 4 hrs. lecture, demonstration/wk.

Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisite: Admission to the JCCC railroad operations program conductor option, or JCCC NARS Director approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12689 001 F2F MTWRF-- 07:00-04:00 PM 03/19/18-03/23/18 ITC McNay R
Brown T
10 of 14
Fee: $840.00
12656 350 ONLNE ------- - 01/16/18-02/25/18 Online Brown T 14 of 14
Fee: $840.00

RRTC 175 - Conductor Mechanical Operation

This course covers mechanical operations that relate to conductor service. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe the importance and application of freight care mechanical policies and practices to ensure safe railroad operations. 2.5 hrs. lecture/wk. Selective admission program - see a counselor about special requirements.

Credit Hours: 2

Associated Costs: $36

Prerequisites: Admission to the JCCC railroad operations program, conductor option, or JCCC NARS Director approval.

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12694 001 F2F MTWRF-- 08:00-05:00 PM 03/26/18-03/30/18 ITC McNay R
Brown T
10 of 14
Fee: $840.00
12657 350 ONLNE ------- - 02/26/18-04/01/18 Online Brown T 14 of 14
Fee: $840.00

RRTC 261 - Conductor Service

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe and apply railroad organization and general operations, policies and practices to ensure railroad safety and basic responsibilities of conductors. This course includes safety and the general rules with which conductors must comply and teaches the techniques and administrative procedures conductors use on the job to perform safely and effectively. 2.5 hrs. lecture/wk. Selective admission program - see a counselor about special requirements.

Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite: Admission to the JCCC railroad operations program, conductor option, or JCCC NARS Director approval.

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12695 001 F2F MTWRF-- 08:00-05:00 PM 04/02/18-04/06/18 ITC McNay R
Brown T
10 of 14
Fee: $840.00
12658 350 ONLNE ------- - 04/02/18-04/29/18 Online Brown T 14 of 14
Fee: $840.00

RRTC 263 - General Code of Operating Rules

Conductors must maintain a thorough understanding of the General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR). This course provides an in-depth study of the GCOR. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate abilities to apply the General Code of Operating Rules to safe and efficient train movement and operations. 4 hrs. lecture/wk. Selective admission program - see a counselor about special requirements.

Credit Hours: 4

Associated Costs: $60

Prerequisite: Admission to the JCCC railroad operations program, conductor option, and JCCC NARS Director approval.

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12697 001 F2F MTWRF-- 08:00-05:00 PM 04/16/18-04/27/18 ITC Brown T
Wiley K
10 of 14
Fee: $840.00
12659 350 ONLNE ------- - 04/30/18-07/15/18 Online Brown T 14 of 14
Fee: $840.00

RRTC 267 - Conductor Field Application

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have observed actual operations and be able to apply skills learned in classroom-based instruction to those operations. The student will observe and perform operations under the supervision of experienced conductor mentors in an actual field location.

Credit Hours: 4

Associated Costs: $200

Prerequisite: Admission to the JCCC railroad operations program, conductor option or National Academy of Railroad Sciences (NARS) Director Approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12660 150 F2F MTWR-SU 07:00-03:00 PM 07/21/18-07/26/18 ITC Brown T 14 of 14
Fee: $840.00
12696 376 HYB MTWRF-- 08:00-05:00 PM 04/09/18-04/13/18 ITC Brown T
Wiley K
10 of 14
------- - 04/16/18-07/06/18 Online    
Fee: $840.00
Clinic Courses (CLI) provide practical application and are offered on or off campus. Instructors supervise/direct student in a simulated or on-site setting.
Face-to-Face Courses (F2F) take place in a classroom. Based on JCCC's Statement of General Education. Students in all classes, including face-to-face classes, are expected to use technology appropriate to the course content and as needed to access web-based course materials. Face-to-face classes typically require access to computer equipment (either at home or in college labs provided for student use) and computing skills utilizing standard office, business and web browsing applications.
Hybrid Courses (HYB) combine face-to-face classroom instruction and the convenience of online web-based learning, resulting in a reduction of the amount of time spent in the face-to-face classroom and a significant increase of time spent studying online materials. Students registered in hybrid courses must attend class meetings as listed in the JCCC Schedule of Classes.
Internships (INT) provide experience to students for on-the-job training with cooperating businesses, agencies, and organizations. The number of hours for each internship varies.
Lab Courses (LAB) are face-to-face classes where students perform tasks as directed by faculty. Faculty members monitor the activity and provide individual and/or group instruction/assistance
Media Courses (MED) deliver all or a portion of instruction through either cable broadcast or pre-recorded video lessons. The videos are available in DVD format from the Billington Library.
Online Courses (ONLNE) use the Internet and a Learning Management System (D2L) to deliver course materials and to facilitate student-instructor, student-content, and student to student interaction. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer hardware and software applications and the Internet.
Continuing Education Online Courses (CEONL) and materials are delivered via the Internet. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer applications and Internet navigation. For more information about this course and other online learning options visit CE Online.
Private (PLV) lessons for credit are available from beginning to advanced in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwind and percussion. Lessons are scheduled by arrangement with private music instructors.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Travel Courses (TRV) may require in-class activities as well as traveling to a destination. Students will be responsible for the cost of the travel as well as the course costs.
Seats Open is an approximation of the number of seats available and may not represent the actual number of seats open at the time of registration.
This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit the JCCC Registrar to learn more.