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Cherokee Campus
200 Victory Drive
Cherokee, Iowa
712.225.0238
Denison Campus
11 North 35th
Denison, Iowa
712.263.3419
Le Mars
25 5th Ave., NW
Le Mars, Iowa
712.274.8733 ext. 6473
Mapleton
38491 Iowa 175
Mapleton, Iowa
712.882.2401
Beltway Center
3415 Highway 75 North
Sioux City, Iowa
712.274.6449

Cherokee Campus

Through a community partnership, the Cherokee campus and conference center was constructed and opened in 1996. The facility boasts many amenities including: a 187-seat auditorium, computer training lab, applied technology lab for technical training such as auto mechanics and construction trades, ICN classroom, six general classrooms, learning assessment area, adjunct faculty offices, library, general science lab for biology, chemistry and physics courses, and 8000 square-foot, multi-use conference center hall equipped with catering kitchen, to host trade shows, conferences, banquets and seminars.

The Cherokee office is open Monday - Thursday from 8am - 8pm and Friday 8am - 4:30pm.

Student Services offered on the Cherokee campus include:

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ELE-192-40
Prin of Motors/Transformers
03/30/15
Cherokee

This is a course introducing students to the principles of D.C. and A.C. motors and their connection and application. Students will install and repair transformers, including single and three phase connection for various voltages and applications.
Prereq: ELE-112;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Plante Class Size: 18 (15 open)
Meeting Times:
03/30/15 05/13/15 CEWT TBA LEC MWF 08:00AM 09:50AM
03/30/15 05/13/15 CEWT TBA LAB3 MW 10:00AM 12:15PM
Credits: 3.00
Course Fee: $ 10.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

BIO-070-40
Basic Biological Concepts
06/01/15
Cherokee

This is a developmental course that provides a basic foundation for further course work in biological sciences designed for the student with little or no background in biology or chemistry, or for students who need a refresher course. Topics covered include cell structure and function, enzymes, biochemical pathways, DNA and RNA, mitosis and meiosis and biologically emphasized chemistry. Credit for this class does not apply to graduation requirements.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Jorstad Class Size: 8 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Credits: 2.00
ResidentTuition: $ 302     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 304

BIO-151-40
Nutrition
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course presents the relationship between proper nutrition and good health. Topics covered include digestion, absorption, and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Also included are vitamins, minerals, physical activity, maintenance of a healthy body weight, nutritional needs throughout the entire life cycle, and evaluation of nutritional claims. Prerequisite: BIO 070 Basic Biological Concepts or Appropriate WITCC science placement test score.
Prereq: BIO-070;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Staff Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MW 03:35PM 05:55PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

BIO-186-40
Microbiology
06/01/15
Cherokee

This is a combined lecture and lab course that covers the study of microorganisms with emphasis on bacteria and viruses. Topics covered include morphology, physiology, genetics, culturing techniques, identification, control, disease and disease resistance of microbes.
Prereq: BIO-116 or BIO-169;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: O'Neill Class Size: 8 (4 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MWTHF 10:30AM 12:30PM
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA LAB2 TH 02:00PM 04:00PM
Credits: 4.00
Course Fee: $ 40.00
ResidentTuition: $ 604     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 608

CSC-110-40
Introduction to Computers
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course provides a fundamental understanding of computers and familiarizes students with the interaction of computer hardware and software. Emphasis is on the application of microcomputers and hands-on use of software, including the operating system, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, and files management. Students should plan on lab time outside of class for homework. Keyboarding/typing skills highly recommended. This course is not for the novice computer user.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Stoneking Class Size: 25 (25 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MTWTH 08:00AM 10:20AM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

ENG-105-40
Composition I
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition. Pre-requisite: Assessment and advising.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Taylor Class Size: 8 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MW 08:00AM 10:20AM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

ENG-106-40
Composition II
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course is a continuation of ENG 105 with emphasis on developing more complex, sophisticated forms of exposition. It includes a research paper requiring library research, documentation, and bibliography.
Prereq: ENG-105;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Bagshaw Class Size: 8 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 08:00AM 10:20AM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

HIS-110-40
Western Civ: Anc to Early Mod
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course traces the Western tradition from Antiquity through the seventeenth century. Emphasizes the process of change and the dynamics and interrelationships of events of the major societies, governance, and cultures of the Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and beginnings of early modern times.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Miglionico Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 07/02/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MTWTH 08:00AM 10:20AM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

HSC-174-40
Nurse Aide Clinical
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course expands the students' knowledge of tasks, assessments and observations of patients in the health care environment. Students develop technical skills specific to complex needs of the patient.
Prereq: HSC-173      Coreq: HSC-173
Campus: Cherokee Instructor: Staff Class Size: 16 (15 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 07/30/15 LAB2
06/01/15 07/30/15 LAB2
Credits: 1.00
Course Fee: $ 185.00
ResidentTuition: $ 151     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 152

MAT-041-40
Basic Math
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course covers fractions, decimals, ratios, rates, proportions, percents, measurement, tables, graphs, data interpretation, algebraic equations in one variable, and solving word problems. Credit for this class does not apply to graduation requirements.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Kurtenbach Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MW 10:30AM 12:50PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

MAT-063-40
Elementary Algebra
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to basic algebra. The topics covered include signed numbers, exponents, algebraic expressions, polynominals, roots and radicals, factoring, linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, graphing, and applications. Appropriate CPT score on math assessment or prerequisite course. Credit for this class does not apply to graduation requirements.
Prereq: MAT-041;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Staff Class Size: 8 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 12:30PM 03:30PM
Credits: 4.00
ResidentTuition: $ 604     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 608

MAT-102-40
Intermediate Algebra
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course is applicable only to students who have basic knowledge of algebra. Reinforcement of topics from elementary algebra stressing problem solving, drills, conclusions obtained from graphs and other data, and a substantial expansion of radical equations. New topics are variations, exponential functions and logarithms, and quadratic equations. Appropriate CPT score on math assessment or prerequisite course required.
Prereq: MAT-063;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Lander Class Size: 8 (6 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 12:30PM 03:30PM
Credits: 4.00
ResidentTuition: $ 604     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 608

MAT-121-40
College Algebra
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course addresses linear functions and inequalities, quadratics, conics, polynomials and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear systems, matrices and determinants. Additional topics may include sequences, series, permutations, combinations, and probability. Appropriate CPT score on math assessment or prerequisite course required.
Prereq: MAT-102      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Bennett Class Size: 8 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 06:00PM 08:50PM
Credits: 4.00
ResidentTuition: $ 604     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 608

MAT-772-40
Applied Math
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course covers all fundamental arithmetic concepts and more routine algebraic operations. Arithmetic concepts are fractions, percentages, graphing, decimals, ratios, word problems, metrics, areas, and volumes. Algebraic work includes solving simpler equations, proportions, and formula rearrangement.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Staff Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 03:30PM 05:50PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

PNN-835-703
LPN Supervising in Health Care
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course is designed to provide the student with the leadership skills necessary to perform as a supervisor in long term health care. This course meets all objectives and requirements of the Iowa Board of Nursing for the LPN Supervisor training which is mandatory for LPN's who are working as supervisors in the long term care setting. Prerequisite: Must be a licensed practical nurse.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee Instructor: Class Size: 24 (24 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 LEC T 09:00AM 01:00PM
Credits: 2.00
ResidentTuition: $ 302     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 304

PSY-111-40
Introduction to Psychology
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course introduces students to the scientific study of mental processes and behavior with emphasis on the nervous system, learning and memory, cognition, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, personality, intelligence, stress, psychological disorders and therapy, and social influence. This course explains the roles of theory and empirical evidence in describing, and predicting behavior. Students apply critical thinking in relation to research methods and ethics in the field of psychology.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Powell Class Size: 8 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 07/02/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MTWTH 01:00PM 03:20PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

SPC-112-40
Public Speaking
06/01/15
Cherokee

The course combines theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis. Practice of skills is through presentation and exercise.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Kvols Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MW 06:00PM 08:20PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

SPC-122-40
Interpersonal Communication
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course teaches principles of effective communication in one-to-one relationships and in small groups. It focuses on communication theory, listening, self-concept, language, perception, and nonverbal communication.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: McFarland Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC TTH 06:00PM 08:20PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

WTT-201-01
Site Construction & Location Pending
06/01/15
Cherokee

This course exposes students to the various aspects of wind turbine site construction. Students are engaged in discussions regarding the use of cranes, rigging, tower assembly, and logistics necessary in the construction and commissioning of a wind turbine power production site.
Prereq: WTT-103;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee Instructor: Staff Class Size: 24 (24 open)
Meeting Times:
06/01/15 06/03/15 LEC MW 08:00AM 05:00PM
Credits: 1.00
ResidentTuition: $ 151     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 152

WTT-932-01
Wind Turbine Internship Pending
06/02/15
Cherokee

This course provides on the job experience and practical application of the competencies studied in the Wind Technology course work. It involves a coordinated effort between the student, Western Iowa Tech Community College faculty members, and the work supervisor in the business for these experimental activities. Students are required to complete a minimum of 256 hours at a wind turbine or mechanical/electrical maintenance site or facility. Permission of the instructor is required. Student must complete a minimum of 28 credits of the Wind Energy Program.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee Instructor: Staff Class Size: 24 (24 open)
Meeting Times:
06/02/15 08/06/15 OJT
Credits: 4.00
ResidentTuition: $ 604     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 608

HIS-111-40
Western Civ: Early Mod to Pres
07/06/15
Cherokee

This course surveys Western history from the age of Enlightenment in the Eighteenth century to present day.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Miglionico Class Size: 8 (8 open)
Meeting Times:
07/06/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MTWTH 08:00AM 10:20AM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456

PSY-121-40
Developmental Psychology
07/06/15
Cherokee

This course examines the process of human development, covering the life span of the individual. It includes integration of the basic concepts and principles of physical, cognitive, social, and psychosocial development. Topic areas include: genetics, prenatal development, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death.
Prereq: PSY-111;      Coreq: None
Campus: Cherokee WITCC Campus Instructor: Bappe Class Size: 8 (6 open)
Meeting Times:
07/06/15 08/06/15 CEWT TBA-ICN LEC MTWTH 01:00PM 03:20PM
Credits: 3.00
ResidentTuition: $ 453     Non-ResidentTuition: $ 456
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