Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
    
2021-2022 General Catalog

Course Descriptions


 

Student Development

  
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    SDV 166 - Employee Relations I


    1 credits
    This course will develop the students awareness of factors affecting job success. Classroom learning activities will model respect for others, cooperative attitudes, and the benefits of diversity.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SDV 167 - Employee Relations II


    1 credits
    This course focuses on the human relations aspects essential for new employees to fit into an existing organization. Teamwork and industry field trips will support the job getting and keeping functions of this course. Time management and interviewing questions will be presented.

    Prerequisites
    SDV 166 - Employee Relations I  or instructor permission.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SDV 168 - Employee Relations III


    1 credits
    This course involves the student in the job application process. This course focuses on learning specific job seeking skills including networking, locating Internet job leads, writing an effective resume and cover letter, applying for a job, and interviewing for a job.

    Prerequisites
    SDV 167 - Employee Relations II  

    Fees
    None





  
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    SDV 195 - Student Government


    1 credits
    Iowa Centrals Student Government consists of a governing body known as the Student Senate of Iowa Central. The purpose of the Student Senate is to see that all students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College have the opportunity to achieve an excellent education. The purpose of the Student Government course is to grant college elective credit in social sciences to students participating as Senators (members) of the Student Senate. Students may enroll in the course repeatedly, for a total of four semesters. Active involvement in the planning and implementation of student activities and community service projects sponsored by the Iowa Central Student Senate are the main focus of the organization/course.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SDV 230 - Introduction to Honors


    2 credits
    This is a two credit-hour course that provides an introduction into the ICCC Honors Program, including an introduction to personal leadership and to the portfolio that students will maintain while in the program. Students will write a proposal for an Honors project in a discipline course, articulate their long-range plans, and complete a group experiential-learning project.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SDV 231 - Honors Capstone


    2 credits
    This is a two credit-hour course that provides an opportunity for students to reflect on their experiences, as well as showcase their work while at ICCC. Students will complete the required criteria for the Honors Program portfolio. This course will explore advanced topics which challenge students and encourage development of higher order thinking skills. The instructor and topic focus of this course may change each semester.

    Prerequisites
    SDV 230 - Introduction to Honors  

    Prerequisites/Corequisites
    SDV 925 - Honors Service Learning Project  and XXX-927 - Honors Study/Seminar Courses



    Fees
    None





  
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    SDV 925 - Honors Service Learning Project


    1 credits
    This is a one credit-hour course in which students utilize an opportunity to expand their knowledge in their field of study while simultaneously serving the community. In order to complete an Honors Service Project, students must complete 30 hours of volunteer service at a not-for-profit organization, keep a journal of their experiences, and compose a reflection paper. This course is designed to integrate academic study and community service.

    Prerequisites/Corequisites
    SDV 230 - Introduction to Honors 



    Fees
    None






Social Media and Marketing

  
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    SMM 110 - Writing for the Web


    2 credits
    This course will explore the unique constraints of writing on the World Wide Web. Our emphasis will be on discovering new graphic and rhetorical structures for thinking and writing which are best suited for the nonlinear environment of the web. This course will apply techniques of professional writing for real world audiences, both community-based and commercial, including text messaging, e-mail, community reviews and comments, web journals (weblogs or blogs), web pages, and communally-edited collections (wikis). Students will create or contribute to such texts, examine the conventions that have developed for each particular form, and reflect upon their cultural significance. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SMM 170 - Social Media Campaigns


    3 credits
    In this course, students explore the applications of social media in journalism and public relations, including driving traffic to other platforms, engaging directly with information consumers, and establishing a brand online. We will study current technologies and others as they emerge during the semester. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SMM 200 - Emerging Media Technologies


    3 credits
    This course offers theoretical and applied approaches to journalism and citizen media strategies and tactics needed for the profession. Sample topics include social media and journalism, breaking news journalism, ethics in journalism, and entrepreneurship in journalism. Students work in a newsroom environment to utilize mobile devices and social media platforms to identify compelling story ideas, effectively break news, and report on important news events and issues while applying theories and concepts of online social networking to journalism. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SMM 210 - Web Analytics


    3 credits
    This course will explore basic online research principles and then examine two themes: web analytics and social media monitoring. Web analytics reviews the effectiveness of company communications and customer interactions on a range of digital marketing platforms including website, social media presences, and mobile marketing. Social media monitoring involves using tools to listen to conversations about a brand across digital platforms and taking appropriate action. This course helps students build confidence in their communication and research skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SMM 910 - Internship


    3 credits
    To offer qualified students an opportunity to gain academic credit for professional media work that enhances the skills they have learned in their courses. Students are supervised by the program coordinator in their related field. Internships may be in advertising, journalism, public relations or telecommunications.

    Fees
    None






Sociology

  
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    SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology


    3 credits
    This course is an introductory study of society, culture, social groups, and human behavior from the perspective of sociologists. It examines the ways in which social processes, social interaction, and social institutions influence our sociological imagination. There is an emphasis on the scientific study of contemporary American society, including issues relating to socialization, social inequality, and changing rural and urban communities. Relationships among institutions such as the economy, religion, politics, and family are addressed. In addition, the course explores the ways that social status, social roles, social class, age, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation effect social interaction and institutions. Knowledge of social processes and an understanding of how interpersonal interactions and group dynamics influence the social environment are important skills for achieving success in virtually all occupations and professions; thereby contributing directly to a higher quality of life.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 115 - Social Problems


    3 credits
    This sociology course is an examination of social phenomena that have been defined as social problems in contemporary society. There is an emphasis on the scientific study of contemporary American society, focusing on social problems relating to work and the economy, education, crime, mental and physical health, alcohol and other drugs, marriage and family, race and ethnicity, immigration, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, natural environment, technology, and war and terrorism. The course provides an understanding of some of the causes, effects, and proposed solutions to social problems based upon the latest research. Knowledge of social problems and an understanding of how such problems influence the social environment are important skills for achieving success in virtually all occupations and professions; thereby contributing directly to a higher quality of life.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 120 - Marriage and Family


    3 credits
    This course is a sociological study of marriage and family and related interpersonal relationships. The social institutions of marriage and family are examined in historical and contemporary perspectives and in relation to social change. The course examines the main structures and functions of marriage and family; investigates marriage and family forms in various cultural and social settings; and addresses various social issues and problems involving marriage and family. There is an emphasis on sociological theories and current research on family interaction, kinship systems, courtship, components of mate selection, intimate relationships, gender role expectations, and child-rearing practices. Knowledge of marriage and family practices and processes and an understanding of how interpersonal relationships influence the functioning of families, households, workplaces, schools, and other institutions are important skills for achieving success in life on both a personal and professional level.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 130 - Introduction to Gerontology


    3 credits
    This course will identify and trace the history and development of major social policies and programs that affect older persons, especially in the area of health care. The course will take a broad view and examine the physical aging process as it relates to psychological and sociological age changes. The course will provide a broad background for those working with older adults.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 140 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment


    3 credits
     The basic knowledge and conceptual perspectives for understanding individuals, families, groups, communities, organizations, and cultures will be studied. The course will focus on the interactions between and among human biological, social, psychological, and cultural systems as they affect and are affected by human behavior. Students will gain awareness of individual diversity and the environmental impact of age, race ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender or socio-economic of those populations as seen in their future work setting or their personal life.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 150 - Introduction to Human Services


    3 credits
     

    This course will provide an overview of human services and the social welfare institutions. The historical development and the philosophy of the social service will be reviewed as well as the legislative and economic influences.  The diversity and complex spectrum of services and program will be examined. 

    The students will learn about the helping relationships, active listening skills, and essential worker attitudes plus values awareness.  Impersonal violence and oppression will be analyzed as well as promoting individual and professional cultural competence.   Special populations will be examined and their special needs.   The NASW Code of Ethics will be examined and its application to the helping services.  The class material will assist the student to better understand themselves and their world through value clarifications and a social justice lens

    The course will focus upon enhancing the quality of life of the students and society.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 200 - Minority Group Relations


    3 credits
    This course examines majority-minority group relations from a sociological perspective focusing primarily on race and ethnicity, but also on the intersecting identities of religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, and other social categories. Various oppressed minority groups in American society are examined, revealing the historical experiences and contemporary perspectives of these selected minority groups and the cultural and socioeconomic consequences of privilege, oppression, and social inequality on American society. Knowledge of minority groups and their relations with majority groups and an understanding of human interconnectedness within American society are important skills for achieving success in virtually all occupations and professions; thereby contributing directly to a higher quality of life.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 927 - Honors Study


    1-3 credits
    In this course, the student designs and completes a project of personal interest. The student will work closely with a faculty member who will act as a mentor and provide expertise throughout the semester. Upon project's completion, results will be shared with community of peers and faculty.

    Prerequisites/Corequisites
    SDV 230 - Introduction to Honors 



    Fees
    None





  
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    SOC 949 - Special Topics


    1-4 credits
    This course, offered usually on a limited basis, provides an in-depth study on a topic of general interest pertaining to sociology.

    Fees
    None






Speech

  
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    SPC 101 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication


    3 credits
    This course will introduce students to communication theory and practices. Topics include: interpersonal communication, verbal communication, non-verbal communication, cultural communication, group communication, and public speaking. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce. 

    Fees
    None





  
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    SPC 112 - Public Speaking


    3 credits
    Public Speaking is designed to develop the basic skills of speech communication by studying the process from topic selection through delivery. Emphasis is placed on the preparation and delivery of presentations. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Prerequisites
    C or better in ENG 105 - Composition I 

    Fees
    None





  
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    SPC 122 - Interpersonal Communication


    3 credits
    Interpersonal communication is the study of one-on-one communication in a variety of settings. The study of the primarily dyadic form of communication will focus on the workplace, family, friends, and romantic partners. Verbal and nonverbal communication, listening and conflict management will also be addressed. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SPC 132 - Group Communication


    3 credits
    Group communication offers practical, applicable exercises to improve listening skills, leadership, and open-mindedness to other points of view. Considered by former students as a most valuable "life course", students will learn techniques to improve relationships, to manage conflict, to solve problems, and reach consensus. There are no public speeches given, but a significant portion of the class is spent in small-group activities and discussion. Group Communication helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to listen actively, think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SPC 140 - Oral Interpretation


    3 credits
    Oral Interpretation is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to improve confidence in public speaking, as well as those going into fields which require performance presentations - broadcasting, teaching, acting, advertising, coaching, public relations, etc. Oral Interpretation provides experience in the vocal performance of children's literature, poetry, prose, and drama - for the purpose of making such forms come alive for a listening audience. The class begins with attention on vocal techniques and daily group exercises in preparation for solo work later in the semester. This course helps students build confidence in their communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce. Oral Interpretation also includes a literary analysis component which ties authors' intentions to the choice's performers make in presenting the student-selected materials.

    Fees
    None





  
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    SPC 927 - Honors Study


    1-3 credits
    In this course, the student designs and completes a project of personal interest. The student will work closely with a faculty member who will act as a mentor and provide expertise throughout the semester. Upon project's completion, results will be shared with community of peers and faculty.

    Prerequisites/Corequisites
    SDV 230 - Introduction to Honors  



    Fees
    None






Welding

  
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    WEL 102 - Welding Project


    2 credits
    This course will cover; layout tools, operating sheet metal equipment, and welding. The students will use these skills to do the fabrication of a project. Making jigs, template development and the use of CNC plasma cutting are also addressed

  
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    WEL 107 - Welding Technology Fundamentals


    2 credits
    In this course students will learn the basics of the welding shop work. Areas of instruction will include: welding shop safety, proper use of shears, manufacturing machinery, hand tools, maintenance of tools and equipment.  Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life. 

  
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    WEL 110 - Welding Blueprint Reading


    2 credits
    In this course students will learn the symbol representation of the welding trades. They will learn to communicate symbolically using standard industry representation.  Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites/Corequisites
    WEL 122 - Beginning Welding  or WEL 181 - Gas Metal Arc Welding 



  
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    WEL 122 - Beginning Welding


    2 credits
    In this course students receive instruction in the flat, horizontal, and vertical down welding position. Emphasis is on safety in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Oxy-Acetylene Cutting, Welding, and Braze Welding. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Fees
    Course Materials: $150.00





  
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    WEL 170 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding


    2 credits
    This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in theory and operations of Shielded Metal Arc Welding equipment. Emphasis is on safety and welding in the flat and horizontal positions. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Fees
    Course Materials: $450.00





  
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    WEL 171 - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding


    2 credits
    This course is the second of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in theory and operations of Shielded Metal Arc Welding equipment. Emphasis is on safety and welding in the vertical and overhead positions. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 170 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding 

    Fees
    Course Materials: $60.00





  
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    WEL 178 - Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding


    2 credits
    This course is the second of a two-semester sequence where students will become in theory and operations of gas metal arc welding equipment.  Emphasis is on safety and welding in the vertical and overhead positions. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 181 - Gas Metal Arc Welding 

    Fees
    Course Materials: $60.00





  
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    WEL 181 - Gas Metal Arc Welding


    2 credits
    This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in theory and operations of Gas Metal Arc Welding equipment. Emphasis is on safety and welding in the flat and horizontal positions. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Fees
    Course Materials: $60.00





  
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    WEL 190 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding


    2 credits
    This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in theory and operation of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding equipment.  Emphasis is on safety, and welding in the flat and horizontal position. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Fees
    Course Materials: $60.00





  
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    WEL 196 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding


    2 credits
    This course is the second of a two-semester sequence where students learn theory and skills in gas tungsten arc welding.  Emphasis is on safety, and welding in the vertical and overhead positions. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 190 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding  

    Fees
    Course Materials: $60.00





  
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    WEL 213 - Fabrication, Layout, Estimating & Repair


    2 credits
    This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will cover and learn the aspects of measurement and geometry of circles, squares and triangles.  Students will work on the skills needed to read and measure with tape measures and working with fractions. It also covers the practice of laying out basic projects and checking them for accuracy against a blueprint drawing. The students will do the calculations for the fabrication of projects. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites/Corequisites
    WEL 122 - Beginning Welding  or WEL 181 - Gas Metal Arc Welding 



    Fees
    Course Materials: $50.00





  
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    WEL 214 - Advanced Fabrication


    2 credits
    This course is the second of a two-semester sequence where students learn theory and skills of the billing of materials, blueprint layout techniques, layout tools, operating CNC plasma tables, and welding.  The students will use these skills to do the fabrication of complex projects. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 213 - Fabrication, Layout, Estimating & Repair 

    Fees
    Course Materials: $135.00





  
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    WEL 298 - Thermal Cutting and Welding


    1 credits
    This course is where students will cover and learn the aspects of safe operation in the following areas: OFC, OFW, Brazing and Plasma Cutting equipment. Students will demonstrate how to safely operate the equipment in order to make cuts and welding in the flat position. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

  
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    WEL 299 - Pre-Pipe Welding


    2 credits
    This course is designed to give students advanced theory and Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding in the vertical and overhead positions, pipe 1F and 2F.

  
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    WEL 301 - Pipe Welding


    2 credits
    This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in the theory and application of the basics of pipe welding. Emphasis is on safety, and welding in the 1G and 2G position. Welding processes used will be SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW while welding with carbon steel and stainless steel pipe joints. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Corequisites
    WEL 170 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding  and WEL 190 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 

  
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    WEL 316 - Pipe Welding II


    2 credits
    This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in the theory and application of advance pipe welding. Emphasis is on safety, and welding in the 5G and 6G position. Welding processes used will be SMAW and the GTAW processes while welding with carbon steel and stainless steel pipe joints. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 301 - Pipe Welding 

  
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    WEL 340 - Maintenance Welding


    2 credits
    Students will learn how to utilize their welding skills to repair and build projects as required by factory maintenance personnel.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 122 - Beginning Welding 

  
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    WEL 710 - Robotic Welding


    3 credits
    This course is an advance course where students learn theory and skills of utilizing the same robots and software that are used in the welding industry. Integration of robotic automation will teach design and manufacturing concepts using basic operations of welding robots. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

    Prerequisites
    WEL 122 - Beginning Welding  or WEL 181 - Gas Metal Arc Welding 

  
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    WEL 949 - Spec Top: Gma Sma Oxy Welding


    1 credits
    This course, usually offered on a limited basis only, provides an in-depth study on a topic of general interest pertaining to this department.


Work Based Learning

  
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    WBL 100 - Exploring Careers


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 101 - Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 102 - Exploring Careers: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Manufacturing careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 103 - Exploring Careers: Human Services


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Human Services careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 104 - Exploring Careers: Health Sciences


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Health Sciences careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 105 - Exploring Careers: Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 106 - Exploring Careers: Information Solutions


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Information Solutions careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 107 - Exploring Careers: Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 108 - Exploring Careers: Industrial Technology


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Industrial Technology careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 109 - Exploring Careers: Government and Criminal Justice


    1-3 credits
    This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Government and Criminal Justice careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 110 - Employability Skills


    1-3 credits
    This course is designed to assist students in developing the skills necessary to obtain employment, and to learn and practice the skills and attitudes required for job success. Students will practice resume writing, job application completion, and interviewing techniques. Additionally, students will practice work-place problem solving strategies, and demonstrate skills required to work in a diverse environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 140 - Workplace Project Based Learning


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project based learning in the workplace, and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 141 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project based learning in the workplace, and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Sciences employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 142 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project based learning in the workplace, and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 143 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Human Services


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project based learning in the workplace, and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Human Services employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 145 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project based learning in the workplace, and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 146 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Information Solutions


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project based learning in the workplace, and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Information Solutions employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 147 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project-based learning in the workplace and will develop and implement projects in cooperation with programs and clubs at Iowa Central. Students will gain a usable knowledge of working as a team member and toward a client-based goal. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty or staff member. This course will also help students gain confidence in skills and ability which will be of key significance when making important life decisions.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 148 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Industrial Technology


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course will learn the concept of project-based learning in the workplace and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Industrial Technology employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 149 - Workplace Project Based Learning: Government and Criminal Justice


    1-3 credits
    Students in this course will learn the concept of project-based learning in the workplace and develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Government and Criminal Justice employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 150 - Job Shadowing


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore a field of interest while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces of interest to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 151 - Job Shadowing: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the field of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 152 - Job Shadowing: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 153 - Job Shadowing: Human Services


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the field of Human Services while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 154 - Job Shadowing: Health Sciences


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the field of Health Sciences while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 155 - Job Shadowing: Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the fields of Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 156 - Job Shadowing: Information Solutions


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the field of Information Solutions while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 157 - Job Shadowing: Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts


    1-2 credits
    Students in this course will explore the field of Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 158 - Job Shadowing: Industrial Technology


    1-2 credits
    Students enrolled in this course will explore the field of Industrial Technology while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of an organization's structure and workplace values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 159 - Job Shadowing: Government and Criminal Justice


    1-2 credits
    Students enrolled in this course will explore the field of Government and Criminal Justice while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of an organization's structure and workplace values.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 200 - Practicum/Field Experience: CTE


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in their chosen field of study. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 201 - Practicum/Field Experience: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 202 - Practicum/Field Experience: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in the Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 203 - Practicum/Field Experience: Human Services


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Human Services careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 204 - Practicum/Field Experience: Health Sciences


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Human Services careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment. Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Health Sciences careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 205 - Practicum/Field Experience: Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 206 - Practicum/Field Experience: Information Solutions


    1-4 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisory, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Information Solutions careers. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding or industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 207 - Practicum/Field Experience: Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts


    1-5 credits
    Students in this course learn the concept of project-based learning in the workplace and will develop and implement projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the digital Media employment sector. Projects are developed under the supervision of a college faculty member. This course will also help students gain confidence in skills and ability which will be of key significance when making important life decisions.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 208 - Practicum/Field Experience: Industrial Technology


    1-4 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisor, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Industrial Technology programs. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain and understanding of industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 209 - Practicum/Field Experience: Government and Criminal Justice


    1-4 credits
    Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisor, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in Government and Criminal Justice programs. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain and understanding of industry and organizational structures, and learn problem solving skills in a work environment.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 300 - Internship


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 301 - Internship: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 302 - Internship: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 303 - Internship: Human Services


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Human Services. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 304 - Internship: Health Sciences


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Health Sciences. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 305 - Internship: Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 306 - Internship: Information Solutions


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Information Solutions. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 307 - Internship: Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 308 - Internship: Industrial Technology


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of a practicing professional, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their Industrial Technology career goal. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and perform specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





  
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    WBL 309 - Internship: Government and Criminal Justice


    1-5 credits
    Offered under the supervision and mentoring of a practicing professional, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their Industrial Technology career goal. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and perform specific job duties within a business or organization.

    Fees
    None





 

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