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RPTA-QC "The Acceleration Advantage"
RPTA-QC currently offers three accelerated degree tracks that allow students to complete their Associate and Bachelor degrees in as little as 3 years. Students who already have an Associate degrees can complete their Bachelors in as little as 16 months. Click on the following links to learn how to accelerate your degree plans:
The EICC/WIU-QC Natural Resources Management Track is an accelerated curriculum plan that prepares students for careers in outdoor recreation and natural resources management. Students can complete the Associate of Science in Conservation Technology and the Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration with a minor in Environmental Studies in three years of study. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of learning environments, including classroom instruction, labs, fieldwork, and internship experiences. Careers in natural resources management include conservation scientist, forester, naturalist and environmental educator, park ranger, and wildlife biologist.
Complete your education faster, and start your career sooner. The Western Illinois University Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration (RPTA) in the Quad Cities offers a unique program for Black Hawk College students so that you can attain your associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in as little as three years. You can transfer into the RPTA-QC Accelerated Degree Track while still at Black Hawk College or after you have completed your associate’s degree. The Accelerated RPTA-QC major is paired with the Accelerated American Humanics minor to ensure the timely completion of your degree program.
Complete your education faster, and start your career sooner. The Western Illinois University Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration (RPTA) in the Quad Cities offers a unique program for Scott, Muscatine, and Clinton Community College students so that they can attain their associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in as little as three years. You can graduate up to one year sooner than you would following a traditional curriculum path. You can transfer into the RPTA-QC/EICC Accelerated Degree Track while still at Scott, Muscatine, or Clinton Community College or after you have completed your associate’s degree.