Armstrong Ringsted High School
ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting, 3cr.
Introduces the basic principles of accounting and the recoding of simple business transactions using the double entry system. Includes the accounting procedures of journalizing transactions, posting to the ledger, making a trial balance, creating receipts and disbursement of cash.
BUS-161 Human Relations, 3cr.
Students are given the opportunity to apply human relations concepts and evaluate experience and observations. Social skills required in various occupational settings will be developed, emphasizing how appropriate personal attitudes lead to social and business success.
CON-113 Construction Printreading, 2cr.
Studies the builder’s visual language and communication.
CON-201 Framing Techniques and Lab I, 2cr.
Basic framing techniques with emphasis on identification and application. Lecture and Lab.
ENG-105 English Composition I, 3cr.
Emphasis on expository and argumentative writings including a review of usage and mechanics. Prerequisite: satisfactory score on the ACCT, ASSET or COMPASAS as determined by Iowa Lakes policy or completion of ENG-028.
ENG-106 English Composition II, 3cr.
Continuation of ENG-105 with emphasis on research and documentation as well as literary analysis. Prerequisite: ENG-105.
GRA-121 Digital Drawing, 3cr.
Graphic image design introduction using the Adobe Illustrator program. Students will create both black and white and multicolor graphics using Illustrator’s tools and menu commands. A vinyl cutting project will be completed.
HIS-110 Western Civilization: Ancient to Modern, 3cr.
Surveys the origins of human civilization in the Near East, the great rise of Greece and Rome and concludes with the Enlightenment.
HIS-111 Western Civilization: Modern to Present, 3cr.
Examines an extremely dynamic phase of European and world history.
HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877, 3cr.
Study of national foundations, colonial background, revolution, confederation and institutions, nationalism and expansion. The growth of democracy and war plus reconstruction are analyzed.
HIS-152 U.S. History since 1877, 3cr.
Covers re-union growth of big businesses, expansion and World War I, rise to world power, isolation, modern industry, depression, recovery and internationalism.
POL-111 American National Government, 3cr.
Review of basic fundamentals of government including federalism, the political process, the presidency, the congress and the judicial system.
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology, 3cr.
A survey course which provides an introduction to the study of psychology with emphasis on the history of psychology, learning, personality, behavior, motivation, perception, psychological disorders and their treatment, and social psychology as well as other areas.
SER-121 Introduction to Biomass Energy Resources, 3cr.
Introduction the Biomass Energy Resources is designed to provide a basic understanding of biomass as an energy resource. Topics covered will include the history of biomass energy usage; the location, magnitude and availability of biomass energy resources; biomass energy technologies and the economic and environmental issues associated with using biomass energy resources.
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology, 3cr.
A survey course applying basic sociological concepts, theories and methods to examine society, culture, cultural institutions, cultural diversity and cultural stability and change.
Course offerings are subject to change. Students should check with their high school counselor for current offerings.