Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog

Appendix



Associate of Arts Degree Sheet

Associate of Arts Degree Sheet   

Associate of Science Degree Sheet

Associate of Science Degree Sheet    

Associate of Professional Studies Degree Sheet

Associate of Professional Studies Degree Sheet   

Mandatory Assessment and Placement Chart

Mandatory Assessment and Placement Chart     

Approved General Education Courses - 2020-2021 College Year

General Education Course List  

Core Performance Standards for all Health Sciences Programs

Iowa Community colleges have developed the following Core Performance Standards for all applicants to Health Care Career Programs. These standards are based upon required abilities that are compatible with effective performance in health care careers. Applicants unable to meet the Core Performance Standards are responsible for discussing the possibility of reasonable accommodations with the Accommodations Coordinator and STEMM Dean. Before final admission into a health career program, applicants are responsible for providing medical and other documentation related to any disability and the appropriate accommodations needed to meet the Core Performance Standards. These materials must be submitted in accordance with the institution's ADA Policy.

Capability Standard Some Examples of Necessary Activities (not all inclusive)
Cognitive- Perception The ability to gather and interpret data and events, to think clearly and rationally, and to respond appropriately in routine and stressful situations.
  • Identify changes in patient/client health status
  • Handle multiple priorities in stressful situations
Critical Thinking Utilize critical thinking to analyze the problem and devise effective plans to address the problem.
  • Identify cause-effect relationships in clinical situations
  • Develop plans of care as required
Interpersonal Have interpersonal and collaborative abilities to interact appropriately with members of the healthcare team as well as individuals, families, and groups. Demonstrate the ability to avoid barriers to positive interaction in relation to cultural and/or diversity differences.
  • Establish rapport with patients/clients and members of the healthcare team
  • Demonstrate a high level of patience and respect
  • Respond to a variety of behaviors (anger, fear, hostility) in a calm manner
  • Nonjudgmental behavior
Communication Utilize communication strategies in English to communicate health information accurately, and with legal and regulatory guidelines upholding the strictest standards of confidentiality.
  • Read, understand, write, and speak English competently
  • Communicate thoughts, ideas, and action plans with clarity; using written, verbal and/or visual methods
  • Explain treatment procedures
  • Initiate health teaching
  • Document patient/client responses
  • Validate responses/messages with others
Technology Literacy Demonstrate the ability to perform a variety of technological skills that are essential for providing safe patient care.
  • Retrieve and document patient information using a variety of methods
  • Employ communication technologies to coordinate confidential patient care
Mobility Ambulatory capability to sufficiently maintain a center of gravity when met with an opposing force as in lifting, supporting, and/or transferring a patient/client.
  • The ability to propel wheelchairs, stretchers, etc. alone or with assistance as available
Motor Skills Gross and fine motor abilities to provide safe, effective care and documentation.
  • Position patients/clients
  • Reach, manipulate, and operate equipment, instruments, and supplies
  • Electronic documentation/keyboarding
  • Lift, carry, push, and pull
  • Perform CPR
Hearing Auditory ability to monitor and assess, or document health needs.
  • Hears monitor alarms, emergency signals, ausculatory sounds, cries for help
Visual Visual ability sufficient for observations and assessment necessary in patient/client care, accurate color discrimination.
  • Observes patient/client responses
  • Discriminates color changes
  • Accurately reads measurement on patient client related equipment
Tactile Tactile ability sufficient for physical assessment inclusive of size, shape, temperature, and texture.
  • Performs palpation
  • Performs functions of physical examination and/or those related to therapeutic intervention
Activity Tolerance The ability to tolerate lengthy periods of physical activity.
  • Move quickly and/or continuously
  • Tolerate long periods of standing and/or sitting as required
Environmental Ability to tolerate environmental stressors.
  • Adapt to rotating shifts
  • Work with chemicals and detergents
  • Tolerate exposure to fumes and odors
  • Work in areas that are close and crowded
  • Work in areas of potential physical violence
  • Work with patients with communicable diseases or condition

Credit for Prior Learning Course List

CC# Course Title Sem. Hrs Requirements
ADM 105 Intro to Keyboarding 1 Obtain 35 words a minute on a 3-minute timed writing with 3 or fewer errors.
ADM 108 Keyboarding Skills Development 1 Obtain 65 words a minute on a 5-minute timed writing with 5 or fewer errors.
ADM 131 Office Calculators 1 Pass all three components of the advanced standing test in one sitting.
AGA 380 Integrated Pest Management 4 Present Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) Pesticide Applicators License (Commercial or Private) prior to taking Iowa Central's Advanced Standing Integrated Pest Management Test-Out exam. Must pass Test-Out exam with at least an 85%.
AUT 108 Introduction to Transportation 3 Pass all three tests (Hands-On, Performance, and Safety) with an 80%. At least 1 year of shop experience. Maximum of 2 attempts to pass Safety test. Students that successfully pass all 3 tests move into second semester of the program.

AVI 170

Flight Lab 1 Lessons 1-26 1.8 Hold Private Pilot License

AVI 211

Instrument Ground School 3 Have passed Commercial and Instrument

AVI 240

Flight Lab 2 Lessons 1-38 1.9 Hold Private Pilot License
AVI 241 Flight Lab 3 Lessons 38-64 1.7 Hold Commercial Instrument
AVI 300 Flight Instructor Ground School 3 Federal Aviation Administration written exam, Fundamentals of Instruction, Flight Ground Instructor
AVI 242 Flight Lab 4 Lessons 64-85 1.4 Hold Commercial Instrument
AVI 249 General Aviation Operations Management 3 Pass final written test
AVI 275 Aviation Regulations 2 Pass final written test
AVI 124 Maintenance for Pilots 2 Pass final written test
AVI 272 Flight Lab 6 Lessons 1-10 0.3 Obtain Multi-Engine Rating
AVI 130 Private Pilot Ground School 3 Hold Private Pilot License
AVI 131 Private Pilot II 3 Hold Private Pilot License
AVI 273 Flight Lab 7 Lessons 11-15 0.2 Obtain Multi Engine 1 Rating
AVI 271 Flight Lab 5 Lessons 1-15 0.8 Obtain Federal Aviation Administration Certificate, Certified Flight Instructor
BUS 112 Business Mathematics 3 Complete written test with 80% accuracy
BUS 113 Workplace Readiness 1.5 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript
CAD 101 Introduction to CAD 3 Pass exam
CAD 138 Virtual Modeling 1 2 Pass written test with 80% accuracy
CAD 155 Engineering Graphics 1 2 Pass exam
CAD 156 Engineering Graphics 2 3 Pass written test with 80% accuracy
CAD 157 Engineering Graphics 3 2 Pass written test with 80% accuracy
CAD 164 Solid Modeling I 2 Pass written test with 80% accuracy
CAD 166 Solid Modeling II 2 Pass exam
CAD 194 Architectural Modeling 2 Pass written test with 80% accuracy

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present a certificate of completion from the State of Arkansas 115 hour part-time Auxiliary Police Course for a total of 6 credit hours
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present a certificate of completion from a law enforcement academy endorced by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training for a total of 12 credit hours
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3 Present Certificate of completion from a State of California Department of Corrections Training Academy for a total of 6 credit hours
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 120 Introduction to Corrections 3 Present a certificate of completion from the Corrections Coporation of America Pre-Service Orientation & Basic Training for a total of 6 credit hours
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present State of Florida Basic Police Recruit Training Certification for a total of 12 credit hours
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedues 3 Present State of Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Certification for a total of 12 credit hours
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 120 Introduction to Corrections 3 Present State of Iowa Department of Corrections Certification for a total of 6 credit hours
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Present Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Certification for a total of 18 credit hours
CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3
CRJ 132 Judicial Process 3
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Present State of Maryland Basic Police Academy Certification for a total of 18 credit hours
CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3
CRJ 160 Introduction to Forensic Investigation 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present a Certificate of Completion from the Eastern Missouri Law Enforcement Training Academy for a total of 15 credit hours
CRJ 132 Judicial Process 3
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present Certification of Police Academy Training sanctioned by the State of Nebraska Peace Officers Education and Training for a total of 15 credit hours
CRJ 132 Consitutional Law 3
CRJ 133 Consitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Present State of New Jersey Basic Police Academy Certification for a total of 15 credit hours
CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3
CRJ 133 Consitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present State of Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Certification for a total of 12 credit hours
CRJ 133 Consitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Present Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Police Officers Education & Training Commission Certification for a total of 15 credit hours
CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 120 Corrections 3 Present State of Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Training Academy Certification for a total of 3 cr edit hours

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present State of Tennessee Basic Training Academy Certification or State of Tennessee Basic Police Academy Certification for a total of 12 credit hours
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present a Certificate of Completion from a United States Department of Defense Civilian Police Training for a total of 12 credit hours
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present State of Utah Certificate of Completion from a Law Enforcement Academy endorsed by the Utah Department of Public Safety for a total of 9 credits.
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Present Virginia State Police Academy Certification or Virginia State Police Department Certification for a total of 18 credit hours
CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3
CRJ 160 Intro to Forensic Investigation 3

CRJ 110 Patrol Procedures 3 Present a certificate of completion from a law enforcement academy endorsed by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission for a total of 18 credit hours
CRJ 132 Constitutional Law 3
CRJ 133 Consitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 141 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 152 Defensive Tactics 3

DSL 835 Commercial Drivers License 2 Present Commercial Drivers License ID Card
EGT 400 Intro to Engineering Design 3 Pass written exam
EGT 410 Principles of Engineering 3 Pass written exam
ELE 104 Print, Reading, & Estimating 1 Pass written exam
ELE 111 AC Fundamentals 3 Pass written exam
ELE 114 DC Fundamentals 3 Pass written exam
ELE 124 Tools/Adapters/In 2 Pass written exam
ELE 149 UL & Electrical Safety 2 Pass written exam
ELE 155 National Electrical Code 1 2 Pass written exam
ELE 156 National Electrical Code 2 2 Pass written exam
ELE 158 National Electrical Code 3 2 Pass written exam
ELE 164 Residential Wiring 2 Pass written exam
ELE 167 Ind. Electrical Systems 3 Pass written exam
ELE 170 Power Distribution 2 Pass written exam
ELE 187 Advanced Industrial Electical Systems 4 Pass written exam
ELE 195 Motor Controls 3 Pass written exam
ELE 198 Solid State Motor Controls 2 Pass written exam
ELE 204 Programmable Logic Theory 2 Pass written exam
ELE 205 Advanced Programmable Controllers 2 Pass written exam
ELE 206 Networking PLC's 2 Pass written exam
ELE 221 Instrumentation & Control 3 Pass written exam
ELE 932 Internship 4 Must meet previous experience criteria per Coordinator
ELE 932 Internship 4 Present Journeyman's/Union Card: Proof of Apprenticeship
ELE 104 Print, Reading, & Estimating 1 Individuals with a valid state electrical license (which includes Electrical Journeyman's License and/or Electrical Masters License) will receive advanced standing credit, with the program coordinators approval, for one or more of the listed courses.
ELE 111 AC Fundamentals 3
ELE 114 DC Fundamentals 3
ELE 124 Tools/Adapters/Instrument 2
ELE 149 UL & Electrical Safety 2
ELE 155 National Electrical Code 1 2
ELE 156 National Electrical Code 2 2
ELE 158 National Electrical Code 3 2
ELE 164 Residential Wiring 2
ELE 170 Power Distribution 2
ELE 932 Internship 4

EMS 203 EMT 8.5 Submit an official non-credit transcript to Student Records showing proof of EMT and present a current certification card for EMT to the EMS Coordinator.
EMS 204 EMT Clinical

EMS 765  NCS Paramedic 1 42.5 Submit an official non-credit transcript to Student Records showing proof of Paramedic Specialist (PS) or Paramedic and present a current certification card for PS or Paramedic to the EMS Coordinator.
EMS 766 Clinical  
EMS 767 NCS Paramedic 2  
EMS 768 Clinical  
EMS 769 NCS Paramedic 3  
EMS 770 Clinical  
EMS 771 NCS Paramedic 4  
EMS 772 Clinical  
EMS 773 NCS Paramedic 5  
EMS 774 Clinical  

EMS 810 Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS

Submit an official non-credit transcript to Student Records showing proof of completion of ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, or AMLS and present a current course completion card for ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, or AMLS to the EMS Coordinator.

EMS 815 Pediatric Advanced Life Support - PALS
EMS 820 Prehospital Trauma Life Support - PHTLS
EMS 825 Advanced Medical Life Support

FIR 144 Fundamentals of Fire Fighting 4.5 Present original certificate(s) of Nationally Certified Fire Fighter I with National Certification number from either International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or from National Board on Fire Science Professional Qualifications

HCM 108 Safety and Sanitation 3 Pass ServSafe exam
HCM 143 Food Preparation Lecture 3 Pass written exam
HCM 144 Food Preparation Lab 3 Pass cooking and knife skills exam
HCM 148 Food Fundamentals 3 Pass written exam
HSC 113 Medical Terminology 2 Pass final written exam
HSC 172 Nurse Aide 3 Submit an official non-credit transcript from an accredited institution to Student Records showing proof of completion of the 75-hours Nurse Aide course, along with successful completion of state and written skills testing.
IND 110 CPR, First Aid, and Safety 1 Present certification cards for OSHA and CPR/First Aid.
IND 116 Pneumatic & Hydraulic Systems 2 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
IND 126 Precision Measurements Lab 1 Pass written test with 80% accuracy or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
IND 127 Shop Operations 1 Pass written test with 80% accuracy and pass lab exercise with 80% proficiency or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
IND 128 Blueprint Reading 1 Pass written test with 80% accuracy or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
IND 182 Boiler Maintenance Fundamentals 2 Obtain Boiler Operator II Certification from the Iowa Association of Custodians and Assistants.
IND 184 Mechanical Processes 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.

IND 201 OSHA 10-Hour Training - General 1 At time of registration, you must choose either General Industry or Construction Industry track based on your program.
IND 203 OSHA 10-Hour Training - General 1
IND 205 OSHA 10-Hour Training - Construction 1
IND 207 OSHA 10-Hour Training - Construction 1

MAT 743 Technical Mathematics 3 Pass written test with 80% accuracy
MFG 256 Intro. to Lathe Operations 2 Pass exam
MGF 266 Intro. to Mill Operations 2 Pass exam
MFG 266 Internship 4 Present Journeyman's/Union Card: Proof of Apprenticeship
MGT 260 Introduction to Business Logistics 3 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
MGT 261 Principles of Transportation Management 3 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
MGT 262 Principles of Purchasing and Logistics 3 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
MGT 263 Principles Distribution/ Warehouse Mgt 3 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
MGT 264 Demand Planning and Inventory Management 3 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
MlT 111 Fundamentals of Lab Science 4 Pass final written exam and lab competency exam.
Certification will be considered if the test was taken within a three year time period prior to the first time enrolling for the CNT Program at Iowa Central

NET 152 Adv. Networking Technology 3 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) is 7 tests.
NET 343 Windows Directory Services 3

NET 191 Network Cabling 2 INTRO 640-821 is 1 test.
NET 211 Cisco Networking 2
NET 222 Cisco Routers 3

NET 232 Cisco Switches 3 ICND 640-811 is 1 test.
NET 242 Cisco Wide Area Networks (WAN) 3

NET 314 Microsoft Windows Server 4 Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) is 4 tests.
NET 483 Network + Certification 3 N+ is 1 test.
NET 612 Fundamentals of Network Security 3 Provide Security+ Certification.
NET 790 PC Support I 3 Provide A+ Certification.
NET 791 PC Support II 3 Provide A+ Certification.
RAD 122 Radiographic Procedures 1 4 Pass final written exam and lab competency exam.
RAD 142 Radiographic Procedures 2 4 Pass final written exam and lab competency exam.
RAD 149 Cross Sectional Anatomy 1 Pass final written exam
RAD 163 Radiographic Procedures 3 2.5 Pass final written exam and lab competency exam.
RAD 320 Imaging 1 2 Pass final written exam
RAD 365 Imaging 2 2 Pass final written exam
RAD 430 Radiographic Physics 3 Pass final written exam
RAD 740 Radiologic Pathology 2 Pass final written exam
RAD 850 Radiobiology 3 Pass final written exam
RAD 895 Quality Assurance 2 Pass final written exam
SDV 108 The College Experience 1 At the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 110 Welding Blueprint Reading 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 122 Beginning Welding 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 170 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 171 Adv. Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2 Pass exam
WEL 178 Adv. Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 Pass exam
WEL 181 Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 190 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 196 Adv. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 Pass exam
WEL 213 Fabrication, Layout, Estimating & Repair 2 Pass exam or at the discretion of the program coordinator when the Iowa Central non-credit course is equivalent on a non-credit transcript.
WEL 214 Advanced Fabrication 2 Pass lab exam with at least an 82%. Prerequisites: WEL-122 and WEL-213
WEL 301 Pipe Welding 2 Pass exam
WEL 340 Maintenance Welding 2 Pass exam with at least an 72% and pass lab component with at least an 82%
20 Classes Various Various Must have completed the Electrolux Apprenticeship - contact Student Records for a complete list.