2020-2021 Course Catalog


This online catalog can help you quickly locate and save details about short term, one year, associate degree and pilot bachelor degree programs. Whether you area prospective student or already enrolled, you can easily see what Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College has to offer.

About Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College

Mission Statement

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.


Vision Statement

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College fosters the highest levels of student success in academic and personal growth by providing an advanced technological education that integrates Ojibwe culture throughout the curriculum.  We are an institution that serves the educational and cultural needs of the community and individual student goals, while empowering purposeful, skilled action that sustains Ojibwe culture.



The college curriculum will reflect identified needs and interests of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa by providing academic, vocational, adult basic education, cultural, and community programs. The primary purpose is to meet the needs of the Native American population and maintain an open door policy.


Purpose Statement

Academic Opportunity

  • Provide quality instruction for academic and personal enhancement.

  • Offer appropriate curriculum leading to Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees, one-year certificates, specialized certificates, and   programs of cultural enrichment.

Student Services

  • Maintain open enrollment.

  • Foster student academic performance as well as growth in areas of cultural interest and social development.

Community Outreach

  • Help develop resources and technical assistance for community projects and community research.

  • Function as an information and educational resource in the community. Provide leadership for cultural preservation. Facilitate training for tribal economic development.


Statement of Principle

All students in associate degree and certificate programs need to complete courses that meet the General Education Requirements located on page 8. The General Education Program at LCOOC is intended to provide a foundation for future academic and career success. It presents an array of disciplines enabling our students to make informed decisions, develop an understanding of diversity, and create enthusiasm for learning. Built into the foundation of LCOOC is the strong heritage and ethnicity that the college and the community have to offer. While meeting the needs and standards of a sound General Education, LCOOC has incorporated materials in the curriculum coursework to include the culture, wisdom, and self-determination of the Lake Superior Ojibwe.


Every effort has been made to make this publication accurate. However, all policies, procedures, costs and curricula are subject to change. This publication is not intended to be a contract, either explicit or implied, and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College reserves the right to make changes to the information contained herein.

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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