Industrial Business Degree Program

The Industrial Business Degree Program can be used to earn an A.A.S. degree after successfully completing any of the one-year diploma programs (Engineering & Design Technology, Carpentry, Industrial Mechanics, or Welding Technology Program).

Course Schedule

Industrial Business Degree

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CSC-110 Intro to Computers
3.0
BUS-102 Intro to Business
3.0
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing
3.0
XXX-XXX Business or Industrial Technology Electives**
6.0
 
Total Hours: 15.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
ACC-111 Intro to Accounting
3.0
XXX-XXX Communications Elective*
3.0
XXX-XXX Business or Industrial Technology Electives**
6.0
XXX-XXX Humanities/Social Science Electives**
3.0
 
Total Hours: 15.0

Suggested Industrial Technology Electives

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CAD-101 Intro to CAD
3.0
ELE-164 Residential Wiring
2.0
ENV-136 Energy, Resources & Environment
2.0
ENV-175 Intro to Photovoltaics
2.0
IND-184 Mechanical Processes
2.0
IND-185 Predictive/Preventative Maintenance
2.0
MFG-266 Intro to Mill Operations
2.0
MFG-256 Intro to Lathe Operations
2.0
MFG-257 Advanced Lathe
2.0
MFG-305 CNC Operations
2.0
WEL-122 Beginning Welding
2.0
 

Suggested Business Electives

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
AGA-390 Intro to Renewable Resources
3.0
BUS-130 Intro to Entrepreneurship
3.0
BUS-185 Business Law I
3.0
CIS-254 Basic Media Design
2.0
CIS-255 Web Graphics
3.0
MGT-101 Principles of Management
3.0

* Course may be substituted with a related course from either A.A., A.S., or Approved General Education list for Applied Science and Technology.

**Credits in addition to the diploma program.

The Industrial Business Degree Program can be used in conjunction with the following one-year Diploma programs to earn an A.A.S. degree:

Engineering and Design Technology Program
The Engineering and Design Technology Program is a 38-week program and provides students with technical training needed to enter the various fields of computer aided drafting and design.  The focus of the program is to give students experience in developing media-to-industry standards using computers.  Included are drafting fundamentals and techniques, software applications, math, communication skills, and object representation using 2D and 3D principles.

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Welding Technology
The Welding Technology Program is a 30-week program and is designed to teach fundamental welding techniques and principles.  The program provides an overview of related topics such as metallurgy and fabrication, layout, estimating, and repair.  As a state-of-the-art program, the Welding Technology Program continually updates its offerings and is committed to providing the student one of the best welding programs in the state of Iowa.

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Industrial Mechanics Technology
The Industrial Mechanics Technology Program is a 30-week program with an optional 8-week industrial internship, and provides training essential for entry-level positions as machine repairer, building and plant maintenance technicians.  This program will provide basic skills in welding, electrical, plumbing, pneumatics and hydraulics, blueprint reading, motor controls, industrial wiring, and conduit bending.

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Carpentry Program
The Residential Carpentry Program is a 38-week program and provides students with the skills needed to successfully enter the construction industry.  The main emphasis of this program is residential carpentry with related instruction in concrete, residential wiring, and mechanical systems.  Building science and “House as a System” technology are integrated throughout this program.

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Instructors

Phyllis Minnihan 515-574-1903 minnihan@iowacentral.edu