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College Now High School Courses

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

Cherokee Washington High School

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.
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO-168
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-105, CHM-122 or have a 22 Composite ACT. M
Information Computing
CSC-116
3.0 credits
This course presents the basic concepts of information systems and computer literacy. The course incorporates theory as well as hands-on practice, which focuses on spreadsheets and database management systems (DBMS).
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

Dakota Valley High School

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.

Denison High School

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.
Basic Word Processing
BCA-129
2.0 credits
This course addresses basic and intermediate levels of word processing using Microsoft Word. Skills introduced include using and manipulating Windows, entering and editing text, formatting paragraphs and text, using the spelling checker and thesaurus, selecting printers and printing documents, and applying document formatting options.
Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
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
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
Exterior Body Construction
CRR-403
3.0 credits
This course provides instruction and practice in methods of adjusting and aligning bumpers, lamps, doors, fenders and exterior body panels. Emphasis is placed on the fit of fenders, doors, hoods, deck lids, grills, and the servicing of hinges and latches.
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.
Introduction to Criminal Justi
CRJ-100
3.0 credits
This course studies the history of law enforcement and respective agencies and the basic theories of the criminal behavior as well as law enforcement terminology and technology. It emphasizes the duties and responsibilities of the law enforcement officer to the individual and society as a whole and explores and defines techniques, technical terms, and basic procedures.
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.
Plastic Repair
CRR-202
3.0 credits
This course provides students with the knowledge necessary to identify and repair the various plastic and fiberglass panels used in modern vehicle construction.
Sheet Metal Fundamentals
CRR-323
3.0 credits
This course provides the student with the basic theory of metal straightening, tool skill development, auto body nomenclature, and the materials commonly used to complete the repairs. Students practice roughing, shaping, sheet metal fabrication, metal finishing, and the use of body fillers on automotive body panels.
Sheet Metal Welding
CRR-102
3.0 credits
This course will provide a working knowledge of oxyacetylene usage, MIG welding, along with TIG welding procedures. Specific welding procedures producing necessary weld constructions used in the automotive trade will be emphasized. The student develops skills through practice when completing industry accepted automotive welds on 22 gauge mild steel.

Hinton 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.
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

Digital Imaging
GRA-140
3.0 credits
This course covers an introduction to the Mac OS interface and associated hardware. It also covers the Adobe Photoshop software, which is used to manipulate images used in digital and printed media. Topics include software interface, tools, retouching, collage, scanning, keyboard shortcuts, corrective filters and techniques, color correction and automation.
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
Funds of Network Security
NET-612
3.0 credits
This course is a combined lab and lecture course designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of network security principles and implementation. Students learn the technologies and principles involved in creating a secure computer networking environment. Students learn about authentication, types of attacks and malicious code, threats and countermeasures for e-mail, web applications, remote access, file and print services, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, physical security concepts, security policies, disaster recovery, and computer forensics. Students have a variety of hands-on and case project assignments that reinforce the concepts you read in each chapter.
Prereq: Take NET-161 NET-162;
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

Kingsley-Pierson High School

Principles of Agronomy
AGA-114
3.0 credits
This course presents the information necessary to understand the reasons and methods of soil and crop management. The course provides answers to practical crop production questions and introduces students to further study of the sciences involved.
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.

Lawton Bronson High School

Business Law I
BUS-185
3.0 credits
This course is an introduction to laws and court procedures relating to business. It emphasizes the ethical, constitutional and regulatory aspects of business. The course concludes with an in-depth study of the laws governing the formation and enforcement of contracts.
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.
Principles of Agronomy
AGA-114
3.0 credits
This course presents the information necessary to understand the reasons and methods of soil and crop management. The course provides answers to practical crop production questions and introduces students to further study of the sciences involved.

LeMars 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.
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.
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;
CAD 3-D Modeling I
CAD-277
3.0 credits
This course teaches parametric solid model CAD basics. Three-dimensional parametric concepts with design intent and solid CAD models will be built and edited. This course builds on previous basic drafting skills and focuses on using parametric solid modeling design software to develop technical drawings. Topics include patterns of features, editing, adding dimensions and creating simple assemblies.
Prereq: Take CAD-269
CAD Two-Dimensional (2-D) I
CAD-267
3.0 credits
This course introduces students to standard industry practices for technical and industrial illustration. Emphasis is placed on understanding how edges and surfaces are represented using orthographic projection. Students will use computers to create technical drawings.
Prereq: Take DRF-121 DRF-113
College Algebra
MAT-121
4.0 credits
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. Completion of Pre-requisite course or alternative assessment required for enrollment.
Prereq: Take MAT-102 or have minimum ACT Math of 21 or ALE
Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
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
Emergency Medical Technician
EMS-217
7.0 credits
This course is designed for individuals who anticipate working with an ambulance service, hospital emergency department, fire department, police department, mining operation, or in other occupational fields where medical emergencies are common. Course content includes but is not limited to an overview of anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; patient assessment; basic life support in relation to cardiac arrest, trauma, and other medical emergencies. Instruction in light extrication of the injured is additionally covered. This course also provides the student an opportunity to apply cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills in a supervised clinical or field setting.
Prereq: Students must be 17 years of age at the time of e
Funds of Technical Drafting
DRF-113
3.0 credits
This is a beginning course for students with little or no previous experience in drafting. The course will introduce students to essential concepts necessary for a fundamental understanding application of technical drawing. The topics include lettering and instrument linework techniques, orthographic projection principles, and basic multiview drawing techniques.
GMAW for Production
WEL-422
4.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present the Gas Metal Arc welding (MIG) process used extensively by industry. A continuation of Intro to GMAW, WEL 423, students learn out of position welds using hands-on applications, metal transfer concepts, GMAW equipment maintenance, welding procedures, out of position welding, and safety.
Prereq: Take WEL-423
Human Resource Management
MGT-170
3.0 credits
This course is a combination of theoretical and practical approaches to human resource management. Topics include job design, employee selection, employee development, employee appraisal, and employee termination. Additionally, it explores federal statutes relating to EEO, Affirmative Action, OSHA, and labor unions and also addresses employee compensation and fringe benefit packages.
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.
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.
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.
Measuring, Layout, & Applied
WEL-425
1.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present basic measuring and layout tools used extensively by industry, as well as application of basic symbols. It emphasizes hands-on applications, accurate measurements techniques and proper use of tools and interpretation of basic weld symbols.
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 Agronomy
AGA-114
3.0 credits
This course presents the information necessary to understand the reasons and methods of soil and crop management. The course provides answers to practical crop production questions and introduces students to further study of the sciences involved.
Western Civ: Anc to Early Mod
HIS-110
3.0 credits
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.
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.
Intro to Accounting
ACC-111
3.0 credits
This course is designed to teach the key concepts and skills required to record a variety of accounting entries for both a service and merchandising business, to prepare financial statements, to record payroll entries, to prepare payroll records and to utilize good cash management skills. The skills learned will prepare students for direct job entry as small business owners and entrepreneurs. These accounting concepts are applied to a variety of companies.

OA-BCIG High School

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.
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.
Basic Word Processing
BCA-129
2.0 credits
This course addresses basic and intermediate levels of word processing using Microsoft Word. Skills introduced include using and manipulating Windows, entering and editing text, formatting paragraphs and text, using the spelling checker and thesaurus, selecting printers and printing documents, and applying document formatting options.
Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
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
GMAW for Production
WEL-422
4.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present the Gas Metal Arc welding (MIG) process used extensively by industry. A continuation of Intro to GMAW, WEL 423, students learn out of position welds using hands-on applications, metal transfer concepts, GMAW equipment maintenance, welding procedures, out of position welding, and safety.
Prereq: Take WEL-423
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.
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;
Measuring, Layout, & Applied
WEL-425
1.0 credits
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present basic measuring and layout tools used extensively by industry, as well as application of basic symbols. It emphasizes hands-on applications, accurate measurements techniques and proper use of tools and interpretation of basic weld symbols.
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.
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.
Principles of Agronomy
AGA-114
3.0 credits
This course presents the information necessary to understand the reasons and methods of soil and crop management. The course provides answers to practical crop production questions and introduces students to further study of the sciences involved.
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

Advanced Word Processing
BCA-130
2.0 credits
This course covers the advanced features of Microsoft Word. Skills introduced include using mail merge features; sorting text and data records; creating macros; document notations; using basic desktop publishing features; and creating online forms.
Prereq: Take BCA-129 or ADM-123;
Basic Word Processing
BCA-129
2.0 credits
This course addresses basic and intermediate levels of word processing using Microsoft Word. Skills introduced include using and manipulating Windows, entering and editing text, formatting paragraphs and text, using the spelling checker and thesaurus, selecting printers and printing documents, and applying document formatting options.
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.
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

SCVP

Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet

Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School

Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
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
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.

Sioux City Career Academy

Ath Development & Human Growth
PEC-115
1.0 credits
This course introduces concepts in sports psychology for elementary school age children and adolescents. Physical, psychological, and social growth is examined as they relate to physical activity and competitive athletics. 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.
Coaching Ethics, Techn & Theor
PEC-110
1.0 credits
This course studies the theory and techniques of coaching the interscholastic athlete and the interscholastic team, as well as the related responsibilities, duties, and problems. 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. Completion of this course after July 2000 fulfills the Iowa State coaching endorsement ethics requirement.
College Physics I
PHY-162
4.0 credits
This is a combined lecture and lab course focusing on the forces acting on bodies and their relationship to friction, motion, momentum, work, and energy in the field of mechanics; fluid mechanics, wave motion, sound, heat, and thermodynamics.
Coreq: Take MAT-121
Digital Imaging
GRA-140
3.0 credits
This course covers an introduction to the Mac OS interface and associated hardware. It also covers the Adobe Photoshop software, which is used to manipulate images used in digital and printed media. Topics include software interface, tools, retouching, collage, scanning, keyboard shortcuts, corrective filters and techniques, color correction and automation.
Early Childhood Curriculum I
ECE-158
3.0 credits
This course focuses on the development, implementation and assessment of appropriate environments and curricula for young children ages three through eight years old. Students prepare to utilize evidence-based, developmentally appropriate practices in the context of children's family, culture, language and abilities. Emphasis is on understanding children's developmental stages and developing appropriate learning opportunities, interactions and environments to support each child in the following areas: dramatic play, art, music, fine and gross motor play.
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.
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.
Human Resource Management
MGT-170
3.0 credits
This course is a combination of theoretical and practical approaches to human resource management. Topics include job design, employee selection, employee development, employee appraisal, and employee termination. Additionally, it explores federal statutes relating to EEO, Affirmative Action, OSHA, and labor unions and also addresses employee compensation and fringe benefit packages.
Intro to Early Childhood Educ
ECE-103
3.0 credits
This course gives students a historical and philosophical foundation of the field of early childhood education. It includes an overview of assessment and evidence-based practices. The course also addresses the influences of family-centered practice, inclusion, culture, and language. Students explore early childhood careers.
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.
IT Essent I: PC Hard/Software
NET-161
4.0 credits
This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software. Fundamentals covered include computer technology, networking, security and communication skills. This 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.
Media Production and Equipment
CIN-104
3.0 credits
This course introduces the student to the basics of media production and the equipment used to perform media production for television, multimedia and the web. Basic operation of ENG, EFP, DSLR as well as non-traditional visual gathering cameras is covered. The basics of shot composition and exposure are introduced. Various types of camera support are explained and demonstrated. File management is an integral part of this course.
Prereq: Take ELE-101
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
Plastic Repair
CRR-202
3.0 credits
This course provides students with the knowledge necessary to identify and repair the various plastic and fiberglass panels used in modern vehicle construction.
PLTW - Digital Electronics
EGT-420
3.0 credits
This course introduces the numbering systems used in digital circuits, including Boolean algebra. Circuits such as basic gates, counters, shift registers, and memories will be introduced as they apply to communications and computer systems used in industry.
PLTW Principles of Eng
EGT-410
3.0 credits
This course will assist students with an understanding of the field of engineering and engineering technology. By exploring various technology systems and manufacturing processes, students learn how engineers and technicians use math, science, and technology. Drafting and design are primary aspects of the course. The course also includes concerns about social and political consequences of technological change.
Principles of Agronomy
AGA-114
3.0 credits
This course presents the information necessary to understand the reasons and methods of soil and crop management. The course provides answers to practical crop production questions and introduces students to further study of the sciences involved.
Principles of Emergency Svcs
FIR-213
3.0 credits
This course provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; and introduction to fire strategy and tactics.
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.
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.
Technical Production in Media
CIN-118
3.0 credits
This course covers the different types of lighting for media production. Types of instruments, color temperature, lighting modification and styles are discussed. Lighting for location, stage and studio are part of this course. Automated lighting methods such as DMX are also discussed.
Prereq: Take CIN-104
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

Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
Introduction to Criminal Justi
CRJ-100
3.0 credits
This course studies the history of law enforcement and respective agencies and the basic theories of the criminal behavior as well as law enforcement terminology and technology. It emphasizes the duties and responsibilities of the law enforcement officer to the individual and society as a whole and explores and defines techniques, technical terms, and basic procedures.
U.S. History to 1877
HIS-151
3.0 credits
This course is an introduction to the basic people, issues, movements, and events which shaped the American experience from Pre-Columbian times to the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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

Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
Introduction to Criminal Justi
CRJ-100
3.0 credits
This course studies the history of law enforcement and respective agencies and the basic theories of the criminal behavior as well as law enforcement terminology and technology. It emphasizes the duties and responsibilities of the law enforcement officer to the individual and society as a whole and explores and defines techniques, technical terms, and basic procedures.

Sioux City West High School

Composition I
ENG-105
3.0 credits
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prereq: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complet
Introduction to Criminal Justi
CRJ-100
3.0 credits
This course studies the history of law enforcement and respective agencies and the basic theories of the criminal behavior as well as law enforcement terminology and technology. It emphasizes the duties and responsibilities of the law enforcement officer to the individual and society as a whole and explores and defines techniques, technical terms, and basic procedures.

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 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

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.
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