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College Now High School Courses

These are the available high school courses broken down by high school.

Akron-Westfield High School

Emergency Medical Responder
EMS-114
2.0 credits
This course emphasizes the development of student skills in emergency medical care procedures. Topics include life threatening emergencies, injuries to various body parts, techniques of moving patients, CPR-BLS, and the safety and well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder. Successful completion of course requirements allows students to write national certification examination.
Prereq: Students must have a current AHA BLS provider card (CCPR-1033)

Cherokee Washington High School

Applied Math
MAT-772
3.0 credits
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.
Calculus I
MAT-211
5.0 credits
This course is a review of analytic geometry and vector valued functions; a study of limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on theory, applications, and computer use throughout the course. An ACT Math score of 26 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-129 or MAT130; or have ACT Math of 26 or ALEKS 65.
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIO-173
4.0 credits
This is a combined lecture and lab course that explores the relationship between structure, function and homeostasis in the human body. This course covers the skeletal, muscular, integumentary, and nervous systems, as well as cytology and histology. Prerequisite: Meet ONE of the following: 1) ACT Composite of 22 or higher 2) 2 semesters of High School Chemistry with a B- or better OR 1 semester of High School Chemistry with a B- or better and 1 semester of High School Biology with a B- or better 3) Completion with a C- or better in a transfer level Biology (BIO-105 or higher) or Chemistry (CHM-122 or higher) 4) Instructor Permission to enroll in the course
Prereq: Take BIO-168
Integrated Comp Bus Applicatio
BCA-221
3.0 credits
This course allows students to utilize their Microsoft Office knowledge and skills. Students receive instruction on specific Office application integration with emphasis both on individual and workgroup-oriented projects.
Prereq: Take CSC-116 or BCA-129, BCA-147, BCA-175, and BCA-165
Music Appreciation
MUS-100
3.0 credits
A general course designed to make the student more aware of musical form, media, genres, musical periods, and the essential role of music in life and culture. Emphasizes the development of tools for intelligent listening and appreciation.

Dakota Valley High School

Intro to GMAW
WEL-423
2.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present the Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) process used extensively by industry. It emphasizes hands-on applications, metal transfer concepts, GMAW equipment, and safety.

Denison High School

ARC Welding Intermediate
WEL-148
3.0 credits
This is the second of two courses designed for students to prepare for the AWS certification. A combined lecture and lab course, students study safety, heat settings, polarity, penetration welding, horizontal and vertical welding, and the proper selection of electrodes in the arc welding process. Topics include welding on carbon steel plate, use of visual inspection and destructive testing according to the AWS D 1.1 code.
Prereq: Take WEL-147
ARC Welding Intro
WEL-147
3.0 credits
This is the first of two courses designed for students to prepare for the AWS Certification. A combined lecture and lab course, students study safety, heat settings, polarity, and the proper selection of electrodes in the arc welding process. Topics include welding on carbon steel plate, use of visual inspection and destructive testing according to the AWS D 1.1 code.
Basic Databases
BCA-165
2.0 credits
This course teaches the fundamentals of database design and database creation. Students learn to create databases, query databases, maintain databases using design and update features, create custom reports, forms and combo boxes and create and use a data access page that allows users to utilize an Access database using the Internet.
Basic Presentation Software
BCA-175
2.0 credits
This course covers the development of presentation visuals using presentation software on a computer. Included in the course are how to plan and organize presentations and develop materials such as slides, black and white handouts and overheads. Students learn to integrate materials from several software sources, purchased graphics and art, and scanned materials. Preparing presentations for the Web is also covered.
Calculus I
MAT-211
5.0 credits
This course is a review of analytic geometry and vector valued functions; a study of limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on theory, applications, and computer use throughout the course. An ACT Math score of 26 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-129 or MAT130; or have ACT Math of 26 or ALEKS 65.
Interior Body Construction
CRR-411
3.0 credits
This course provides instruction and practice in the servicing of dash assemblies, headliners, seats and seat belts, interior trim, and door hardware. The removal and installation of automotive glass and trim will be practiced.
Introduction to Literature
LIT-101
3.0 credits
This course provides an introduction to the study of short fiction, poetry, and drama.
Prereq: Take ENG-105;
Introduction to Psychology
PSY-111
3.0 credits
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.
Surface Preparation
CRR-811
4.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to introduce the basic procedures of surface preparation for refinishing. Techniques demonstrated include cleaning, sanding, and use of power tools and paint equipment. Students learn to use abrasives, undercoats, solvents and basecoat/clearcoat topcoats, and techniques of color sanding and polishing.

Hinton High School

Workplace Communications
COM-723
3.0 credits
This course is a study of the principles and processes of written and oral communication as applied to occupational and personal use through practical reading, writing and speaking assignments. It emphasizes technical report writing, including preparation, organization, audience and the effective use of format, supplements and visuals.

Internet

Calculus I
MAT-211
5.0 credits
This course is a review of analytic geometry and vector valued functions; a study of limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on theory, applications, and computer use throughout the course. An ACT Math score of 26 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-129 or MAT130; or have ACT Math of 26 or ALEKS 65.
College Physics II
PHY-172
4.0 credits
This course is a continuation of College Physics I with both lecture and lab focusing on optics, electricity and magnetism,quantum physics, relativity, and nuclear physics.
Prereq: Take PHY-162;
Configuring Windows
NET-170
4.0 credits
This course provides students with the skills necessary to master configuration and support for Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. Emphasis is placed on the client-side of networking.
Essentials of Firefighter I
FIR-320
4.0 credits
This course provides basic fire training relating to the NFPA 1001 standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. It reflects the most current standards as adopted by the Fire Service Training Bureau and can prepare students to take the written Fire Fighter One exam and the Practical Skills Performance exam.
Foods of Animal Origin
AGS-270
3.0 credits
This course is a food science course in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources career cluster. It deals with world food needs and available food supplies, types of food and their nutritive value and use, and the methods used and challenges involved in food production, transportation, preservation/ processing, storage, distribution, marketing and consumption. The course covers foods of animal origin.
Human Relations for Class Tchr
EDU-220
3.0 credits
This course includes interpersonal and intergroup relations and contributes to the development of sensitivity to and the understanding of the values, beliefs, lifestyles and attitudes of individuals and the diverse groups found in a pluralistic society and within current education settings. This course is a required component of Iowa Teacher Licensure.
Issues in Health and Society
HSC-111
3.0 credits
This course presents an overview of current issues, concepts, and theories in health. It provides students with well-developed, carefully considered, and sharply opposed points of view on issues in health and society. This course provides both an overview of areas of conflict in health as well as ways of looking at the conflicts. The purpose of this course is to introduce a number of contemporary topics in order to illustrate how controversies are viewed from a healthcare perspective.
Nurse Aide Theory
HSC-173
3.0 credits
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health care environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care.
Coreq: Take HSC-174
Principles of Management
MGT-101
3.0 credits
This course introduces students to the role of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling in formal and informal organizations of all sizes. This course presents theoretical bases and real world examples of implementation.
Vector Drawing
GRA-209
3.0 credits
This course is an introduction to vector drawing tools used to create computer graphics in digital design. Students examine the interface to draw shapes and Bezier curves, and brushes to draw simple to complex shapes with layers. Advanced techniques using masks, meshes, blends, and other drawing tools are explored. An emphasis is placed on key commands to facilitate production and precise drawing skills.

Kingsley-Pierson High School

Principles of Agronomy
AGA-114
3.0 credits
This course is a lecture and lab foundational course in agronomy.  Crop, soil, and environmental sciences are applied to understanding agricultural systems in the world.  Introduces the concepts of plant, soil, tillage, pest, environmental and sustainability in crop production.

Lawton Bronson High School

Foundations of Education
EDU-210
3.0 credits
This course is an introduction to professional education providing a historical and philosophical background from which the student can examine his or her own commitment to education. Challenges and issues in education today will be discussed in the context of school organization, funding, curriculum, professionalism, legal issues, and effective teacher characteristics.
Medical Terminology
HSC-114
3.0 credits
This course presents medical terminology as the language of medicine. It also studies spelling, pronunciation and usage, emphasis on word analysis and construction of definitions.
Survey of the Animal Industry
AGS-113
3.0 credits
This lecture course introduces the student to the global animal science industry. All specialized areas of animal science will be studied including nutrition, reproduction, genetics, health, and behavior. All major domesticated species of animals will be available for study.

LeMars High School

Advanced Nurse Aide
HSC-178
4.0 credits
This course is designed as an optional additional unit of instruction to be given either in conjunction with or following the approved 75 hour Nurse Aide course. The 75 hour Nurse Aide course meets the OBRA (Nursing Home Reform) requirements for nurse aides who work in long term care. This additional material provides the learner with content emphasizing the knowledge, attitude and skills necessary for providing patient care in the acute setting. Successful completion of the 75 hour Nurse Aide Course HSC-173 and HSC-174 or documentation by a transcript or certificate of completion of an approved nurse aide course is required.
Prereq: Take HSC-173 HSC-174
Applied Calculus
MAT-201
5.0 credits
This course is a study of functions, limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration. Emphasis is on theory and applications throughout. The course is designed to satisfy the Calculus requirement for most non-math and non-engineering major students. An ACT Math score of 24 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-121 or have minimum ACT Math of 22 or ALEKS 35.
Applied Math
MAT-772
3.0 credits
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.
Auto Electricity/Electronics
AUT-615
4.0 credits
This course covers theory, diagnosis and service practices related to electronic systems found on today's automobiles. The basics of electricity, meter use and circuit analysis is extensively covered. Special emphasis is made in the areas of schematics use, electrical system diagnosis, and circuit theory. Semiconductor use and computer operation will also be covered.
Prereq: Take AUT-115;
Automotive Engine Repair
AUT-163
3.0 credits
This is a combined lecture and lab course that covers the fundamentals of internal combustion engine operation, service and repair. Students learn theories in practical, hands-on applications in both the classroom and lab exercises.
Prereq: Take AUT-101
Career Seminar
AGC-216
2.0 credits
This course is designed to help students explore and discover the many opportunities that are available in the profession of agriculture and related industries both nationally and internationally.
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
WEL-191
3.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding process. Students study equipment use, welding procedures, position welding, welding of common metals and safety precautions. Topics include welding in all positions on ferrous and nonferrous metals.
Prereq: Take WEL-120;
Industrial Safety
ELE-101
1.0 credits
This course covers mechanical, chemical, environmental and electrical aspects of safety. The role of OSHA in the workplace is presented. Students will become familiar with forms such as Material Safety Data Sheets and will be trained in the use of (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment and in other safety procedures related to materials handling and storage. Industrial hazards such as fall protection and caught-in/struck-by will be emphasized. Students will receive the OSHA 10 safety training and will have the opportunity to be awarded an OSHA 10 card.
Introduction to Business
BUS-102
3.0 credits
This course provides a broad overview of business including internal and external functions. Topics include economics, marketing, entrepreneurship, and management as well as related domestic and international business issues.
Introduction to Literature
LIT-101
3.0 credits
This course provides an introduction to the study of short fiction, poetry, and drama.
Prereq: Take ENG-105;
Oxy Fuel Welding and Cutting
WEL-120
2.0 credits
In this course students will learn the fundamentals of oxy/fuel welding including the safe operation, proper setup, and welding and metal cutting skills. Topics include fusion welding and brazing on light gauge metals, as well as cutting on heavy and light gauge metals.
Precalculus
MAT-129
5.0 credits
This is an intensive course in College Algebra and Trigonometry. Topics include algebraic equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric identities and equations, sequences and series, and applications. An ACT Math score of 22 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-121 or have minimum ACT Math of 22 or ALEKS 35.
Principles of Management
MGT-101
3.0 credits
This course introduces students to the role of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling in formal and informal organizations of all sizes. This course presents theoretical bases and real world examples of implementation.
Statistics
MAT-157
4.0 credits
This course addresses theory, techniques, and applications of statistical analyses; descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, estimation, test of hypotheses, ANOVA, linear regression, and nonparametric procedures. Computer skills and use is needed throughout. An ACT Math score of 22 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-111 or MAT-121; or have an ACT Math Score of 22 or an ALEKS score of 30.
Survey of the Animal Industry
AGS-113
3.0 credits
This lecture course introduces the student to the global animal science industry. All specialized areas of animal science will be studied including nutrition, reproduction, genetics, health, and behavior. All major domesticated species of animals will be available for study.
Western Civ: Early Mod to Pres
HIS-111
3.0 credits
This course surveys Western history from the age of Enlightenment in the Eighteenth century to present day.
Workplace Communications
COM-723
3.0 credits
This course is a study of the principles and processes of written and oral communication as applied to occupational and personal use through practical reading, writing and speaking assignments. It emphasizes technical report writing, including preparation, organization, audience and the effective use of format, supplements and visuals.

MVAOCOU High School

Basic Presentation Software
BCA-175
2.0 credits
This course covers the development of presentation visuals using presentation software on a computer. Included in the course are how to plan and organize presentations and develop materials such as slides, black and white handouts and overheads. Students learn to integrate materials from several software sources, purchased graphics and art, and scanned materials. Preparing presentations for the Web is also covered.
Basic Spreadsheets
BCA-147
2.0 credits
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic concepts of an electronic spreadsheet program. Hands-on practice in designing, building, and editing spreadsheets will develop the basic skills necessary to construct spreadsheets for home and business use.
Personal Finance
FIN-121
3.0 credits
This course is an overview of personal financial planning with emphasis in the areas of personal money management, budgeting, taxes, investments, and risk. This course also covers the process of buying/leasing autos, and purchasing a home. Students are introduced to issues relating to credit management and insurance products as well.

OA-BCIG High School

Basic Databases
BCA-165
2.0 credits
This course teaches the fundamentals of database design and database creation. Students learn to create databases, query databases, maintain databases using design and update features, create custom reports, forms and combo boxes and create and use a data access page that allows users to utilize an Access database using the Internet.
Basic Presentation Software
BCA-175
2.0 credits
This course covers the development of presentation visuals using presentation software on a computer. Included in the course are how to plan and organize presentations and develop materials such as slides, black and white handouts and overheads. Students learn to integrate materials from several software sources, purchased graphics and art, and scanned materials. Preparing presentations for the Web is also covered.
Introduction to Literature
LIT-101
3.0 credits
This course provides an introduction to the study of short fiction, poetry, and drama.
Prereq: Take ENG-105;
Nurse Aide Theory
HSC-173
3.0 credits
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health care environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care.
Coreq: Take HSC-174
Survey of the Animal Industry
AGS-113
3.0 credits
This lecture course introduces the student to the global animal science industry. All specialized areas of animal science will be studied including nutrition, reproduction, genetics, health, and behavior. All major domesticated species of animals will be available for study.

Ridge View High School

Auto Electricity/Electronics
AUT-615
4.0 credits
This course covers theory, diagnosis and service practices related to electronic systems found on today's automobiles. The basics of electricity, meter use and circuit analysis is extensively covered. Special emphasis is made in the areas of schematics use, electrical system diagnosis, and circuit theory. Semiconductor use and computer operation will also be covered.
Prereq: Take AUT-115;
Basic Presentation Software
BCA-175
2.0 credits
This course covers the development of presentation visuals using presentation software on a computer. Included in the course are how to plan and organize presentations and develop materials such as slides, black and white handouts and overheads. Students learn to integrate materials from several software sources, purchased graphics and art, and scanned materials. Preparing presentations for the Web is also covered.
Basic Spreadsheets
BCA-147
2.0 credits
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic concepts of an electronic spreadsheet program. Hands-on practice in designing, building, and editing spreadsheets will develop the basic skills necessary to construct spreadsheets for home and business use.
Medical Terminology
HSC-114
3.0 credits
This course presents medical terminology as the language of medicine. It also studies spelling, pronunciation and usage, emphasis on word analysis and construction of definitions.

SCVP

Composition II
ENG-106
3.0 credits
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: Take ENG-105 Composition I

Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School

Introduction to Literature
LIT-101
3.0 credits
This course provides an introduction to the study of short fiction, poetry, and drama.
Prereq: Take ENG-105;
Nurse Aide Theory
HSC-173
3.0 credits
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health care environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care.
Coreq: Take HSC-174

Sioux City Career Academy

Advanced Nurse Aide
HSC-178
4.0 credits
This course is designed as an optional additional unit of instruction to be given either in conjunction with or following the approved 75 hour Nurse Aide course. The 75 hour Nurse Aide course meets the OBRA (Nursing Home Reform) requirements for nurse aides who work in long term care. This additional material provides the learner with content emphasizing the knowledge, attitude and skills necessary for providing patient care in the acute setting. Successful completion of the 75 hour Nurse Aide Course HSC-173 and HSC-174 or documentation by a transcript or certificate of completion of an approved nurse aide course is required.
Prereq: Take HSC-173 HSC-174
Athletic Injury Prevention
PEC-126
2.0 credits
This course introduces conditioning programs and training methods that tend to prevent athletic injuries. This course provides basic skills in injury procedures, while providing practical experience in taping techniques. This is one of four courses leading to the coaching authorization issued by the Iowa Department of Education as a head coach or assistant coach of any interscholastic athletic activity.
Audio Production & Equipment I
MUS-285
3.0 credits
This course includes the theory and application of analog audio production and signal flow, including analog tape editing and recording techniques. It addresses effective sound reinforcement, achieved through the use of microphones, mixers, signal processing, power amps, and speakers. Students are introduced to the audio components and equipment and given practical applications in analog production and sound system operation.
Prereq: Pre-Req ELE-101
Body Structure and Function
PEC-120
1.0 credits
This course is an introduction to the physiological processes and anatomical features of the human body which are related to and affected by physical activity and training. This is one of the four courses leading to the coaching authorization issued by the Iowa Department of Education as a head coach or assistant coach of any interscholastic athletic activities.
Calculus II
MAT-217
5.0 credits
This course is a continued study of integration along with a study of transcendental functions, numerical methods, indeterminate form, improper integration sequences and series, conics, and polar coordinates. Emphasis is placed on theory, applications, and computer use throughout.
Prereq: Take MAT-211;
Career Seminar
AGC-216
2.0 credits
This course is designed to help students explore and discover the many opportunities that are available in the profession of agriculture and related industries both nationally and internationally.
Child Hlth, Safety & Nutrition
ECE-133
3.0 credits
This course focuses on evidence-based concepts in the fields of health, safety and nutrition and their relationship to the growth and development of the young child ages birth to eight. It blends current theory with problem-solving, practical applications and assessments. Course content includes collaboration with families and assesses the role of culture, language and ability on health, safety and nutrition decisions in early childhood settings. Students will need to complete or provide proof of current certification in the following: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter training; Universal Precautions/Bloodborne Pathogens training; Infant, Child and Adult CPR; Pediatric and Adult First Aid training.
College Physics II
PHY-172
4.0 credits
This course is a continuation of College Physics I with both lecture and lab focusing on optics, electricity and magnetism,quantum physics, relativity, and nuclear physics.
Prereq: Take PHY-162;
Digital Imaging II
GRA-141
3.0 credits
This course provides students with advanced techniques in using software to manipulate images for digital and printed media. Topics include automation techniques, speed, resolution, format and corrective filters. Students are introduced to common digital photography problems, color correcting, retouching and sharpening critical area of a photo. It approaches using digital imaging software as an art form.
Prereq: Take GRA-140
Digital Photography
ART-186
3.0 credits
This course introduces students to the digital camera. Students study and practice the varied artistic applications of digital images as enhanced with computer software. A digital camera is required.
Early Childhood Guidance
ECE-243
3.0 credits
This course focuses on developmentally appropriate, evidence-based approaches and positive guidance strategies for supporting the development of each child. It emphasizes supportive interactions and developmentally appropriate environments as well as the use of assessment to analyze and guide behaviors. Students study the impact of family and each child's culture, language and ability on child guidance. CPT scores in Reading at 70 or higher and in Sentence Skills at 74 or higher, OR ACT composite score of 22, OR completion of recommended developmental education
Emergency Medical Responder
EMS-114
2.0 credits
This course emphasizes the development of student skills in emergency medical care procedures. Topics include life threatening emergencies, injuries to various body parts, techniques of moving patients, CPR-BLS, and the safety and well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder. Successful completion of course requirements allows students to write national certification examination.
Prereq: Students must have a current AHA BLS provider card (CCPR-1033)
Fire Protection Systems
FIR-152
3.0 credits
This course is an examination of devices and systems that support the fire service in the detection and suppression of fire.
Hazardous Materials: Oper. Lev
FIR-322
1.0 credits
This course focuses on hazardous materials operations and follows the requirements of NFPA 472 for the standard for competence of responders to hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction incidents.
Human Relations for Class Tchr
EDU-220
3.0 credits
This course includes interpersonal and intergroup relations and contributes to the development of sensitivity to and the understanding of the values, beliefs, lifestyles and attitudes of individuals and the diverse groups found in a pluralistic society and within current education settings. This course is a required component of Iowa Teacher Licensure.
Intro to Corrections
CRJ-120
3.0 credits
This course presents the development of correctional theory, the correctional client, trial, sentencing, and institutions involved, and rehabilitation potential through probation and parole. Students acquire the ability to recognize the purpose and function of the correction subsystems, personnel, and processes as they relate to the police and to the total criminal justice system.
Issues in Health and Society
HSC-111
3.0 credits
This course presents an overview of current issues, concepts, and theories in health. It provides students with well-developed, carefully considered, and sharply opposed points of view on issues in health and society. This course provides both an overview of areas of conflict in health as well as ways of looking at the conflicts. The purpose of this course is to introduce a number of contemporary topics in order to illustrate how controversies are viewed from a healthcare perspective.
IT Essential II: Advanced
NET-162
3.0 credits
This course covers advanced computer hardware and software concepts and builds on the fundamental skills covered in NET 161 IT Essentials I with more comprehensive labs and troubleshooting scenarios. It is a combined lecture and lab course designed for students seeking career-orientated, entry-level hardware and software positions. This course also prepares students for the Comptia A+ certification exams.
Prereq: Take NET-161
Principles of Marketing
MKT-110
3.0 credits
This course covers consumer and organizational buying behavior, targeting market opportunities, developing and managing new products, marketing channels, logistics, and strategic market planning and implementation. This course examines marketing from the consumers' and organizational perspective.
Social Media Explored
SMM-101
3.0 credits
This course explores the history and future of social media in relation to marketing, branding and community building. Course content includes discussion of audience engagement, political and social activism, media, advertising and marketing. Current social media tools are used within this course to enhance understanding of the course material.
Sound Production in Mass Comm
MUS-302
3.0 credits
This course addresses the fundamentals of architectural acoustics and introduces students to the most current types and usages of multimedia as they relate to audio production. Emphasis is placed on the application of recording techniques and equipment in varied modes of communication such as wired and wireless applications, and audio and video conferencing. Students learn to adapt to a variety of acoustical settings and venues, and demonstrate intuitive and creative use of professional skills and tools used in the entertainment, educational, and professional world.
Prereq: Take MUS-285
Structural Repair
CRR-533
3.0 credits
This course examines the removal, replacement and accepted sectioning procedures of inner structural panels using industry accepted repair procedures. Proper application of anti-corrosion materials to structural repaired areas of enclosed rails and boxed sections are presented.
Prereq: Take CRR-102 CRR-323 CRR-403;
Coreq: Take CRR-504
Vector Drawing
GRA-209
3.0 credits
This course is an introduction to vector drawing tools used to create computer graphics in digital design. Students examine the interface to draw shapes and Bezier curves, and brushes to draw simple to complex shapes with layers. Advanced techniques using masks, meshes, blends, and other drawing tools are explored. An emphasis is placed on key commands to facilitate production and precise drawing skills.

Sioux City East High School

Applied Math
MAT-772
3.0 credits
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.
Composition II
ENG-106
3.0 credits
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: Take ENG-105 Composition I
Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRJ-101
3.0 credits
This course covers the ethical standards and codes of professional behavior for police officers and others placed in positions of public trust. The course includes use of force, gratuities, intra- and inter-agency conduct, integrity, ethical necessity of due process and on-duty and off-duty conduct.
U.S. History Since 1877
HIS-152
3.0 credits
Surveys the basic forces and events that shaped American life from the Reconstruction era to the present.
Western Civ: Early Mod to Pres
HIS-111
3.0 credits
This course surveys Western history from the age of Enlightenment in the Eighteenth century to present day.

Sioux City North High School

Applied Math
MAT-772
3.0 credits
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.
Calculus I
MAT-211
5.0 credits
This course is a review of analytic geometry and vector valued functions; a study of limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on theory, applications, and computer use throughout the course. An ACT Math score of 26 or demonstrated preparedness through an ALEKS assessment may be used in lieu of the pre-requisite course.
Prereq: Take MAT-129 or MAT130; or have ACT Math of 26 or ALEKS 65.
Composition II
ENG-106
3.0 credits
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: Take ENG-105 Composition I
Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRJ-101
3.0 credits
This course covers the ethical standards and codes of professional behavior for police officers and others placed in positions of public trust. The course includes use of force, gratuities, intra- and inter-agency conduct, integrity, ethical necessity of due process and on-duty and off-duty conduct.

Sioux City West High School

Applied Math
MAT-772
3.0 credits
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.
Composition II
ENG-106
3.0 credits
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: Take ENG-105 Composition I
Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRJ-101
3.0 credits
This course covers the ethical standards and codes of professional behavior for police officers and others placed in positions of public trust. The course includes use of force, gratuities, intra- and inter-agency conduct, integrity, ethical necessity of due process and on-duty and off-duty conduct.

TBA

Nurse Aide Clinical
HSC-174
1.0 credits
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.
Coreq: Take HSC-173

WITCC Campus

Advanced Nurse Aide
HSC-178
4.0 credits
This course is designed as an optional additional unit of instruction to be given either in conjunction with or following the approved 75 hour Nurse Aide course. The 75 hour Nurse Aide course meets the OBRA (Nursing Home Reform) requirements for nurse aides who work in long term care. This additional material provides the learner with content emphasizing the knowledge, attitude and skills necessary for providing patient care in the acute setting. Successful completion of the 75 hour Nurse Aide Course HSC-173 and HSC-174 or documentation by a transcript or certificate of completion of an approved nurse aide course is required.
Prereq: Take HSC-173 HSC-174
Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRJ-101
3.0 credits
This course covers the ethical standards and codes of professional behavior for police officers and others placed in positions of public trust. The course includes use of force, gratuities, intra- and inter-agency conduct, integrity, ethical necessity of due process and on-duty and off-duty conduct.
Health Careers & Teams
HSC-109
3.0 credits
This course is designed to provide information on career options for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry. It includes the study of team dynamics and communication techniques necessary to work and succeed in the healthcare field. Students are given opportunities for career exploration through research and projects utilizing the internet and library databases. It also provides instruction in browsing the internet, using email, and other computer literacy tools necessary for taking online courses and for careers in the healthcare industry.
Introduction to Literature
LIT-101
3.0 credits
This course provides an introduction to the study of short fiction, poetry, and drama.
Prereq: Take ENG-105;
Medical Terminology
HSC-114
3.0 credits
This course presents medical terminology as the language of medicine. It also studies spelling, pronunciation and usage, emphasis on word analysis and construction of definitions.
Nurse Aide Theory
HSC-173
3.0 credits
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health care environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care.
Coreq: Take HSC-174

WITCC Sioux City Campus (ITC)

Auto Electricity/Electronics
AUT-615
4.0 credits
This course covers theory, diagnosis and service practices related to electronic systems found on today's automobiles. The basics of electricity, meter use and circuit analysis is extensively covered. Special emphasis is made in the areas of schematics use, electrical system diagnosis, and circuit theory. Semiconductor use and computer operation will also be covered.
Prereq: Take AUT-115;
Automotive Electrical Systems
AUT-633
4.0 credits
This course introduces students to electrical theory, diagnosis, and service practices related to the electrical systems found on today's automobiles. There is an emphasis on battery starting and charging systems, lighting systems, and hybrid vehicle electrical systems. Practical applications of schematics and electrical system diagnosis using circuit theory are discussed.
Prereq: Take AUT-615;
Automotive Engine Repair
AUT-163
3.0 credits
This is a combined lecture and lab course that covers the fundamentals of internal combustion engine operation, service and repair. Students learn theories in practical, hands-on applications in both the classroom and lab exercises.
Prereq: Take AUT-101
Intro to Automotive Technology
AUT-104
3.0 credits
This course provides basic instruction in shop skills including precision measuring, the use of hand tools, power tool use, fittings, fasteners, service manual use and related shop equipment. It covers the basics of electrical systems, drive train, fuel, brakes, heating, air conditioning, wheels and tires. It also emphasizes shop safety practices in each area of study.

Woodbury Central High School

Foundations of Education
EDU-210
3.0 credits
This course is an introduction to professional education providing a historical and philosophical background from which the student can examine his or her own commitment to education. Challenges and issues in education today will be discussed in the context of school organization, funding, curriculum, professionalism, legal issues, and effective teacher characteristics.
Medical Terminology
HSC-114
3.0 credits
This course presents medical terminology as the language of medicine. It also studies spelling, pronunciation and usage, emphasis on word analysis and construction of definitions.
Nurse Aide Theory
HSC-173
3.0 credits
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health care environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care.
Coreq: Take HSC-174
Public Speaking
SPC-112
3.0 credits
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.
Workplace Communications
COM-723
3.0 credits
This course is a study of the principles and processes of written and oral communication as applied to occupational and personal use through practical reading, writing and speaking assignments. It emphasizes technical report writing, including preparation, organization, audience and the effective use of format, supplements and visuals.
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