Western Iowa Tech Community College

Introduction

Western Iowa Tech Community College is a publicly supported comprehensive community college serving the Iowa counties of Cherokee, Crawford, Ida, Monona, Plymouth, and Woodbury, which have a combined population of about 180,000.

A nine-member Board of Directors provides governance for Western Iowa Tech Community College. The board members are elected from the nine districts in the six-county service area. The College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is regulated by the Iowa State Department of Education.

WITCC Mission

As a comprehensive community college, our mission is to provide quality education and to economically enhance the communities we serve.

Values & Guiding Principles

  • Student Learning - We value the personal, intellectual and occupational growth of our students.
  • Quality - We are committed to quality instruction and services to maximize student success and employer satisfaction.
  • Access - We provide access to the College by addressing student needs related to time, location and cost.
  • Diversity - We respect individual differences and strive to meet the needs in our diverse communities.
  • Lifelong Learning - We promote lifelong learning for personal and professional development.
  • Academic Freedom - We are dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and information which promotes our growth as an educational institution.
  • Shared Governance - We believe in shared governance and encourage our employees and students to contribute to the development of the College.
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness - We are committed to continuous improvement and fiscal responsibility within our educational programs and College services.
  • Dedication - We value a workplace which promotes mutual respect and cooperation between the College and the employees.
  • Professional Integrity - We are committed to the high standards of ethics and integrity in our relationships, our professional activities and the performance of our duties.

Strategic Goal

Doubling our student completers in three years

Strategic Initiatives with Strategies

The three primary strategic initiatives with associated strategies for Western Iowa Tech Community College during the period beginning July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018, are:

  • Creating a learning environment that promotes access, engagement, and success
  • Building valued and sustainable community relationships to prepare a skilled workforce
  • Committing to each other, so we can commit to our learners.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Courses

Intensive English Language Program

Campus or Online Full time January 2016 USA Sioux City

This program provides students with the English language and academic preparatory skills to be successful when pursuing an American college education. Students gain valuable experience in all forms of English communication while developing their academic skills in a community college atmosphere. This program includes opportunities to investigate a variety of college transfer and vocational degrees prior to... [+]

Intensive English Language Program This program provides students with the English language and academic preparatory skills to be successful when pursuing an American college education. Students gain valuable experience in all forms of English communication while developing their academic skills in a community college atmosphere. This program includes opportunities to investigate a variety of college transfer and vocational degrees prior to beginning a program of study. TESOL scores are not required for admission to this program; English language skills assessments will be utilized for proper course placement. Students are accepted into this intensive program three times a year, at the beginning of each semester. Upon successful completion of this program, students will have learned the English language and academic skills to be successful American college students. Plan of Study College Experience Fundamental, Intermediate Academic Prep OR Reading and Writing Common Context Communication College Entrance and Placement Exam Prep *Fundamental, Intermediate Academic Prep OR Reading and Writing Communicating Effectively in Western Societies College Entrance and Placement Exam Prep *College Preparatory English Academic Projects and Presentations Introduction to American Culture *Students' placement in English language courses is determined after arrival at WITCC. Some students MAY need more than 2-3 semesters to complete this program. Western Iowa Tech Community College WITCC is the best place to start your studies in the United States and to experience American education and culture! Western Iowa Tech is a community college located in the heart of America. It offers an excellent education and has one of the most affordable tuition rates in the United States. The instructors are specially trained to teach students whose first language is not English. The team is not only committed to teaching excellence, but also to caring for students’ personal needs. Students receive attention, support and dedication that go far beyond regular business hours or days. Western Iowa Tech’s English Language Learning program will improve English skills and provide confidence to be successful in American college courses as well as prepare students for using English in the workplace. Here is what one former student has to say about Western Iowa Tech: “Sioux City is a perfect place to live and to study. It is not a small city, but not so big either. You can easily and quickly go anywhere you need. It is a place where you still can feel safe. I am glad that, among all the cities and states of the USA, I am living here. And definitely, Western Iowa Tech Community College is, for me, the best place to work. I love coming to our Global Education Office to take care of all these international students and friends, after all, I am international too!” -Rosana Burright is from Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. She is a resident of Sioux City, a former Western Iowa Tech student, and part of WIT’s Global Education team. [-]

Associate Degree

Associate Degree in General Studies

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Sioux City

The General Studies curriculum offers students an Associate of Arts degree with a large measure of flexibility to meet their individual needs and interests. The student, with assistance from a faculty advisor, plans both the general education goals to be achieved and the elective course work needed. [+]

The General Studies curriculum offers students an Associate of Arts degree with a large measure of flexibility to meet their individual needs and interests. The student, with assistance from a faculty advisor, plans both the general education goals to be achieved and the elective course work needed. Program planning allows the choice of professional education courses generally recognized as transferable. Students intending to use the General Studies program as a basis for baccalaureate study and transfer should make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the college to which they plan to transfer. [-]

Associate of Arts

Associate Degree in Addictions Counseling

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Addictions Counseling program is a transfer program that could be continued at a four-year institution as part of a bachelor's degree. It's important to consult with your advisor as you take courses to ensure they meet the requirements at the four-year institution to which you intend to transfer. [+]

The Addictions Counseling program is a transfer program that could be continued at a four-year institution as part of a bachelor's degree. It's important to consult with your advisor as you take courses to ensure they meet the requirements at the four-year institution to which you intend to transfer. Academic requirements: All coursework in this program must be a grade of C (70 percent) or better. No more than 50 percent of all coursework may be through distance learning (online, correspondence). Program Overview and Opportunities: Upon successful completion of this two-year program, the student is awarded an Associate of Arts degree (AA). This program follows the prescribed education track to become a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in the state of Iowa. In addition to the educational component, the student must complete 1,000 clock hours of supervised experience in substance abuse counseling and pass the certification exam administered through the Iowa Board of Substance Abuse Certification (http://www.iowabc.org/). In order for the experience to count toward certification, the hours must be completed no more than three years after taking the certification exam. Addiction counselors may work in licensed facilities that provide drug and alcohol rehabilitation and mental health services. With additional education and experience, individuals may pursue such careers as licensed clinical social worker, mental health counselor, chemical dependency counselor, clinical therapist, certified addiction drug therapist, and/or social worker (MSW). As many as 65 percent of people with alcohol and other drug dependencies suffer from co-occurring mental health disorders (Hazeldon pub. 2008). The term co-occurring disorder has replaced the term dual diagnosis when defining individuals with at least one substance dependency disorder in the presence of at least one major mental disorder, including major depression, bipolar disorder, or a psychotic disorder such a schizophrenia. The substance abuse counseling field is a career area that is expected to grow in employment opportunities by 34 percent in the next few years. Related Careers Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor Mental Health Counselor Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker Social and Human Service Assistant [-]

Associate Degree in Business Administration

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Business Administration program is designed for students who plan to continue their studies toward a baccalaureate degree in a business-oriented area such as business administration, marketing, accounting, management, or finance. The program offers a flexible and well-balanced distribution of business and liberal arts electives that permit students to select a business major at a college of their choice. [+]

The Business Administration program is designed for students who plan to continue their studies toward a baccalaureate degree in a business-oriented area such as business administration, marketing, accounting, management, or finance. The program offers a flexible and well-balanced distribution of business and liberal arts electives that permit students to select a business major at a college of their choice. Since the bachelor's degree requirements of various transfer institutions differ, students should consult an advisor and the catalog of the college to which they plan to transfer so they can determine specific course requirements and transfer policies. Although the Business Administration program is designed as a transfer program, it is possible to obtain employment in entry level business positions after receiving the Associate of Arts degree. Related Careers General and Operations Manager Executive Secretary and Executive Administrative Assistant First-Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Workers Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Supply Chain Manager Storage and Distribution Manager [-]

Associate Degree in Music Emphasis

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The two-year degree program in Music at Western Iowa Tech gives students the flexibility to apply their Associate of Arts degree to pursue a bachelor's degree in music performance, musical theater, music education, or arts administration. Non-majors who enjoy musical performance and wish to continue their musical activity past high school are welcome in WITCC's performance ensembles, musicals, and Applied Music classes. [+]

The two-year degree program in Music at Western Iowa Tech gives students the flexibility to apply their Associate of Arts degree to pursue a bachelor's degree in music performance, musical theater, music education, or arts administration. Non-majors who enjoy musical performance and wish to continue their musical activity past high school are welcome in WITCC's performance ensembles, musicals, and Applied Music classes. The WITCC Concert Choir, Chamber Ensemble, and Band maintain active performance schedules on campus and in the community. Partner performances with the Sioux City Symphony, Siouxland Master Chorale, Siouxland Choral Artists, Sioux City Community Theater, Morningside College, and Briar Cliff University provide enhanced performance opportunities for WITCC students. WITCC music students may also have the opportunity to tour and perform. WITCC hosts the annual Lewis and Clark Jazz Festival which draws jazz choirs and jazz bands from the tri-state region. Students meet and study with visiting professional musicians through the WITCC Masters of the Arts Series. Successful completion of SDV 108 is a requirement of graduation. Related Careers Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Music Director Music Composer and Arranger Singer Musician, Instrumental Music Therapist [-]

Associate of Science

Associate Degree in Sports Medicine

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Sports Medicine program leads to an Associate of Science degree curriculum preparing students to transfer to a four-year institution. Certification athletic trainers are professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries caused by athletic, physical activity. This program will provide the background and basic fundamentals needed to successfully pursue a bachelor’s degree. It also give students exposure to the life of an athletic trainers. [+]

The Sports Medicine program leads to an Associate of Science degree curriculum preparing students to transfer to a four-year institution. Certification athletic trainers are professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries caused by athletic, physical activity. This program will provide the background and basic fundamentals needed to successfully pursue a bachelor’s degree. It also give students exposure to the life of an athletic trainers. With the completion of a bachelor’s degree, certified athletic trainers are employed in colleges, high schools, doctor’s offices and clinics. Many athletic trainers continue their education to the master’s degree level. Related Careers Fitness and Wellness Coordinator Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Instructor Physical Therapist Aide Athletic Trainer Dietetic Technician Exercise Physiologist [-]

Associate of Applied Science

Associate Degree in Administrative Office Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Administrative Office Management program is an associate degree program that prepares students to assume positions as office managers, supervisors, or as assistants to top executives. [+]

The Administrative Office Management program is an associate degree program that prepares students to assume positions as office managers, supervisors, or as assistants to top executives. During the first year of the program, the student will develop skills for entry-level office employment. First-year classes emphasize technology, proofreading and editing, document formatting, filing, machine transcription, human relations, and computerized 10-key. Technology will play a big role in the expected 9 percent increase in administrative support occupations between 2006 and 2016. Therefore, the program also emphasizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics skills using a Windows operating system. During the second year, students will develop administrative skills necessary to participate as part of the management team. Office management personnel assist in planning, organizing, and controlling the information related activities and in leading or directing people to attain the objectives of the organization. They may handle a wide range of daily responsibilities including the supervision of support services. In the final semester of the program, students will complete a review course to prepare them for the Certified Professional Secretary exam. Related Careers Secretary and Administrative Assistant, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Document Management Specialist Executive Secretary and Executive Administrative Assistant Receptionist and Information Clerk First-Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Workers Office Clerk, General [-]

Associate Degree in Audio Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

This program presents the world of audio, sound studio operations, current music technologies, and music and sound production as they are implemented for music, film, video, television, and interactive media. [+]

This program presents the world of audio, sound studio operations, current music technologies, and music and sound production as they are implemented for music, film, video, television, and interactive media. Through a combination of hands-on exercises, lectures, team projects, and real-world applications, students are introduced to audio theory and competency with industry standard tools. Familiarity with professional standards and the aesthetic considerations of audio and music are emphasized. Operation of a professional sound-mixing and recording studio will provide a key element in this program. Skills students will acquire include the ability to engage in sound design, which is an integral part of productions for film, video, music, and video game design. Sound mixing and editing skills, use of various kinds of audio recording equipment, directing skills productions, a working knowledge of the sound recording industry, and incorporation of creative and technical skills are an integral aspect of this program. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment as a sound technician and audio mixer. Related Careers Program Director Broadcast Technician Audio and Video Equipment Technician Sound Engineering Technician [-]

Associate Degree in Band Instrument Repair

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Band Instrument Repair Program at WITCC is the oldest of it's kind in the United States and focuses on the repair and restoration of woodwind and brass instruments. The program is a hands-on course. [+]

The Band Instrument Repair Program at WITCC is the oldest of it's kind in the United States and focuses on the repair and restoration of woodwind and brass instruments. The program is a hands-on course. Students will repair instruments belonging to music stores and private musicians in our well-equipped lab. In the Band Instrument Repair program, students develop job-entry skills in all areas of band instrument repair and restoration. They become acquainted with the characteristics, physical properties, and problems involved with each musical instrument, as well as the basics of playing each instrument. Work is performed with tools unique to the trade and with other common tools. Students learn to safely operate a machine lathe, buffing and scratchbrushing equipment, lacquering equipment, and special dent removing equipment. Techniques in woodwind repair, padding, adjustment, metal forming, soldering, cleaning, polishing, and refinishing are also developed. The course is designed for those who intend to become band instrument repair persons. Course offerings include independent study, field projects, and/or other electives. IMPORTANT NOTE: There is limited enrollment in this program. Related Careers Musical Instrument Repairer and Tuner [-]

Associate Degree in Culinary Arts

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Culinary Arts program at WITCC is for anyone with a passion for food, creative expression and diligence. Our curriculum introduces students to unique ingredients in state-of-the-art facilities through smell, touch and taste, while honing the skills critical for conceptualizing and creating innovative dishes. The recipe for success in this program includes putting knowledge to practice in areas including Nutrition, Knife Skills, Sanitation and Safety, Cooking Methods and much more. [+]

The Culinary Arts program at WITCC is for anyone with a passion for food, creative expression and diligence. Our curriculum introduces students to unique ingredients in state-of-the-art facilities through smell, touch and taste, while honing the skills critical for conceptualizing and creating innovative dishes. The recipe for success in this program includes putting knowledge to practice in areas including Nutrition, Knife Skills, Sanitation and Safety, Cooking Methods and much more. Specialized course work in Art Appreciation, Ethnic World Cuisine, Front of House, Cost Control alongside other subjects provides a foundation to prepare graduates for a career in the many branches of culinary arts. Possible career paths include head chef, personal chef, catering chef, corporate chef and restaurant owner. Graduates can expect to start their careers making $10 to $16 an hour at entry-level positions, or approximately $28,000 as a salaried employee. Compensation varies depending on individual skill level, job title and location. The two-year Culinary Arts program provides students with many opportunities to visit successful restaurants and food facilities, as well as work with industry professionals to gain insight on how to effectively apply for and land the job of their dreams. Students completing their degree will also participate in an internship to match individual skill and aptitude with a well-suited establishment. The invaluable experience of translating classroom knowledge to real-world practice will prepare students for life outside of the demonstration kitchen. If you are dedicated to your craft and determined to put your love of culinary arts to action, apply now. Let's get going toward a challenging and rewarding career. Chef Brett McCarthy has over ten years experience in fine dining, corporate dining and as a private chef. In addition, he has experience teaching and overseeing successful culinary programs since 1998. Related Careers Chef and Head Cook Cook, Restaurant Cook, Private Household First-Line Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Food Service Manager [-]

Associate Degree in Digital Marketing

Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Digital Marketing assists in the design and development of social media strategy utilizing various media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube). The curriculum focuses on management of social media campaigns, engagement of social communities, development of content for reputable brand management ensuring positive consumer experience using integrated marketing promotions. [+]

The Digital Marketing assists in the design and development of social media strategy utilizing various media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube). The curriculum focuses on management of social media campaigns, engagement of social communities, development of content for reputable brand management ensuring positive consumer experience using integrated marketing promotions. This program also included a capstone project that allows students to gain practical hands on experience. They will collaborate with other creative programs to seamlessly integrate design solutions to meet complex marketing challenges. Related careers Advertising and Promotions Manager Marketing Manager Search Marketing Strategist [-]

Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education

Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Early Childhood Education program is designed for students who are interested in fulfilling leadership roles in early childhood facilities. The purpose of the program is to prepare graduates to develop, manage and evaluate early childhood programs as well as implement developmentally appropriate curriculum for children from birth through age 8. Students develop skills needed to support culturally, linguistic and ability diverse children and their families. [+]

The Early Childhood Education program is designed for students who are interested in fulfilling leadership roles in early childhood facilities. The purpose of the program is to prepare graduates to develop, manage and evaluate early childhood programs as well as implement developmentally appropriate curriculum for children from birth through age 8. Students develop skills needed to support culturally, linguistic and ability diverse children and their families. This program can be taken part time or full time. All classes are available online. Persons who are employed in an early childhood facility in Woodbury County can apply for the Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP) scholarship. For more information, please call the Financial Aid office. See an early childhood advisor to develop a study plan that is appropriate for you. Job opportunities may include in-home provider, assistant teacher, lead teacher, assistant director, or director/owner of a child care facility. Students will be required to complete field experience or practicum hours outside of regular class time and complete criminal, child abuse and dependent adult abuse background checks and health requirements in order to complete the program. Related Careers Education Administrator, Preschool and Childcare Centre/Program Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Teacher Assistant Childcare Worker Nannie [-]

Associate Degree in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Graphic Design program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and a portfolio needed for employment as a designer. This field involves the use of specialized software combined with creativity, design, and problem solving skills to create visual communication. [+]

The Graphic Design program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and a portfolio needed for employment as a designer. This field involves the use of specialized software combined with creativity, design, and problem solving skills to create visual communication. This program focuses on developing the creativity and software skills necessary to be competitive in this field. It is completed with an internship in the graphic design field that allows the student to transfer academic skills to a professional environment. Students and graduates of the Graphic Design program have won numerous design awards in the creative industry. Employment of graphic designers is expected to grow as demand for graphic design continues to increase from advertisers, publishers, and computer design firms. Graduates may be employed as graphic designers at newspapers, print shops, advertising agencies, multimedia shops, web design shops, corporations or non-profit agencies. About 25 percent of designers are self-employed. Many courses include hands-on lab hours with one-on-one assistance from the instructors. Credits may transfer, in whole or in part, to two- and four-year programs for continued education in a related field. Related Careers Graphic Designer Multimedia Artist and Animator Desktop Publisher Web Developer [-]

Associate Degree in Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

This program prepares students with the skills necessary to serve as front-line managers at hotels, restaurants and clubs. Students gain practical experience with hands on training and outside work experiences. This program includes instruction in hospitality marketing, planning, management and coordination of operations. [+]

This program prepares students with the skills necessary to serve as front-line managers at hotels, restaurants and clubs. Students gain practical experience with hands on training and outside work experiences. This program includes instruction in hospitality marketing, planning, management and coordination of operations. Related Careers Food Service Manager Gaming Manager Lodging Manager Regulatory Affairs Manager Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Gaming Supervisor [-]

Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Campus Full time 5 semesters September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program provides students with the opportunity to enter the engineering technology field as a drafter, designer, or various other positions within an engineering design team. Graduates find themselves working within an industry where they take a product from conception and design and through the manufacturing process. [+]

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program provides students with the opportunity to enter the engineering technology field as a drafter, designer, or various other positions within an engineering design team. Graduates find themselves working within an industry where they take a product from conception and design and through the manufacturing process. The program of study includes computer-assisted drafting, design engineering practices, and course work in mechanical design. Students will gain an understanding of the effects of forces, motion, material strengths, and the principles of hydraulics and pneumatics. Industrial expansion and technological developments in the last decade have created an ever-increasing demand for qualified technicians. Numerous employment opportunities await every graduate. Related Careers Mechanical Engineer Mechanical Drafter Electro-Mechanical Technician Mechanical Engineering Technician Mechanical Engineering Technologist [-]

Associate Degree in Motorcycle/Powersports Technology

Campus Full time 5 semesters September 2017 USA Sioux City

This career field is responsible for diagnosing, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling motorcycles. Many also repair other types of small engine equipment including mopeds, dirt bikes, and all-terrain vehicles. In addition to diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining motorcycle engines, students may work on transmissions, brakes, exhaust and ignition systems, and make minor repairs to damaged sections of the motorcycle's body. [+]

The popularity of motorcycles has increased dramatically in recent years. Motorcycles are used by a wide variety of drivers for commuting, weekend touring, and racing. With the increasing cost of gasoline many people are choosing to drive a motorcycle due to the fuel efficiency. Based on this popularity there is an increased need for qualified motorcycle/powersports mechanics and technicians. This career field is responsible for diagnosing, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling motorcycles. Many also repair other types of small engine equipment including mopeds, dirt bikes, and all-terrain vehicles. In addition to diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining motorcycle engines, students may work on transmissions, brakes, exhaust and ignition systems, and make minor repairs to damaged sections of the motorcycle's body. Students in the program will also be exposed to engines related to residential and commercial property maintenance. Skills learned in this program can lead graduates to positions as technicians, assemblers, service managers, parts managers, or racing pit crew members. Graduates may pursue their interests in owning their own motorcycle/powersports maintenance and repair business. Related Careers Motorcycle Mechanic Recreational Vehicle Service Technician [-]

Associate Degree in Networking Administration & Security

Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2017 USA Sioux City

The Networking Administration and Security program is a comprehensive course of study. Students will be trained for computer PC repair and maintenance, operating systems installation and troubleshooting, computer networking, and system administration and security. Through both theory and hands-on instruction, students will achieve a thorough understanding of the design, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of computers, operating systems and wired/wireless networks. [+]

The Networking Administration and Security program is a comprehensive course of study. Students will be trained for computer PC repair and maintenance, operating systems installation and troubleshooting, computer networking, and system administration and security. Through both theory and hands-on instruction, students will achieve a thorough understanding of the design, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of computers, operating systems and wired/wireless networks. Specific network instruction includes LAN/WAN system design, installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting. Network and system security issues will be addressed as they pertain to each individual course. Upon completion of this degree, the students will be better prepared to take national certification exams which may be taken on campus at the Western Iowa Tech Testing Center. The course fees for most classes include the cost of the national certification exam voucher. Computer networks have become an integral part of business, and demand for these workers will increase as firms continue to invest in new technologies. The wide use of electronic commerce and the increasing adoption of mobile technologies mean that more establishments will use the Internet to conduct business online. This growth translates into a need for systems administrators who can help organizations use technology to communicate with employees, clients, and consumers. Related Careers Computer and Information Systems Manager Security Management Specialist Network and Computer Systems Administrator Computer Network Architect Computer User Support Specialist Computer Network Support Specialist [-]

Associate Degree in Video Game Design

Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

Video Game Design Artistic Track is a program of study in game design, interactive software development, and programming that can be offered completely online or in the classroom. [+]

Video Game Design Artistic Track is a program of study in game design, interactive software development, and programming that can be offered completely online or in the classroom. Students develop skills and technical knowledge that apply to traditional artistry, 3D modeling, animation, fundamentals of game engine development, and artificial intelligence for games. They develop an understanding of the full game development life cycle through the art and design process and are able to design, develop, test, and deploy interactive software. With an understanding of the full cycle of creating game software, students can assume responsibility for a specific job within this cycle. Graduates could pursue a career as a 3D modeler, animator, game support specialist, computer programmer, game analyst, and more. Related Careers Video Game Designer Art Director Multimedia Artist and Animator [-]

Associate Degree in Welding Technology

Campus 2 years September 2017 USA Sioux City

This program, the Associate of Applied Science in Welding Technology, prepares students for a career in the manufacturing, fabrication, and structural steel industries. The program includes hands-on application of SMAW, GMAW, Oxy Fuel, FCAW, GTAW and Robotic Weld processes, using ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and evaluated to AWS D1.1 structural steel code or other codes (ASME sect. IX, API 1104, etc.) as appropriate. [+]

This program, the Associate of Applied Science in Welding Technology, prepares students for a career in the manufacturing, fabrication, and structural steel industries. The program includes hands-on application of SMAW, GMAW, Oxy Fuel, FCAW, GTAW and Robotic Weld processes, using ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and evaluated to AWS D1.1 structural steel code or other codes (ASME sect. IX, API 1104, etc.) as appropriate. The program’s curriculum is aligned to AWS national standards for entry level welders and includes safety, blueprint reading, and welding procedure specifications. Upon successful completion of all competencies, students will have the opportunity to test for numerous AWS and ASME certifications. Students may incur additional fees for testing for these certifications. Related Careers Welder, Cutter, and Welder Fitter Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender [-]

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Western Iowa Tech Community College

Address Stone Avenue 4647
51106 Sioux City, United States
Website http://www.witcc.edu/
Phone +1 712-274-6400