LLCC online computer science degree and other online programs recognized in national and state rankings  

ZDNet has ranked Lincoln Land Community College’s online computer science associate degree as No. 1 in the nation. ZDNet’s ranking methodology encompasses data and tools from the National Center for Education Statistics’ annual survey.

According to, the best online computer science associate degree programs provide lecture-based instruction and practical experience while preparing industry professionals for the workforce. A computer science associate degree is the foundation for building computational skills.

In ranking LLCC’s online computer science degree program No. 1, the website notes that LLCC’s computer science associate degree includes 61-63 credit hours in general education and program-related courses such as computer applications and concepts, computer programming concepts, and understanding technology today.

In addition, ranked three of LLCC’s online programs in the top 50 in the state and nation for researched over 2,900 colleges and universities, evaluating each institution for the strength of its online resources, reputation and program strength.

LLCC was ranked No. 26 in the Best Community Colleges in Illinois category with the best online medical coding program in the state. For Best Online Colleges in Illinois, LLCC ranked No. 29 with the best philosophy program. And in the Most Affordable Online Community Colleges category, LLCC ranked No. 43 in the nation with the best online LPN to ADN program.

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Learn about the Student Annotation Option in Canvas Assignments

The video below is from the Academic Innovation and eLearning team from the Did You Know? video series. It is focused on a brief overview of the Student Annotation Option in Canvas Assignments. This option, found in the Online Submission Type, allows student to annotate a file or and image and submit it for evaluation without ever leaving Canvas. More information can be found at this link.

COVID-19 vaccine clinic today and tomorrow

LLCC will host another COVID-19 vaccination clinic in A. Lincoln Commons today 8:30 to noon and 4-6:30 p.m. and tomorrow 8:30 a.m. to noon. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available; no appointments necessary.

CAS to host final exam prep seminars for students

The Center for Academic Success will be hosting final exam prep seminars Dec. 6 and 8.

Topics include: developing a study plan; tips on how to study and how to answer objective, short answer and essay exam questions; managing test anxiety.

The seminar is open to all LLCC students. Both in-person and Zoom options are available. For more details and to register, students may visit or call the Center for Academic Success at 217-786-2396. Registration closes on Friday, Dec. 3 at noon.