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Arts and Sciences Courses


ENG-105 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 Composition II, 3cr.
Continuation of ENG-105 with emphasis on research and documentation as well as literary analysis. Prerequisite: ENG-105.


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, 3 cr.
Covers re-union growth of big business, expansion and World War I, rise to world power, isolation, modern industry, depression, recovery and internationalism.

Social Sciences

PSY-111 Intro 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.

SOC-110 Intro 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.

Career and Technical Education Courses (Programs of Study)


AGB-327 Principles of Farm Business Management, 2 cr.

Current principles and practices of farm management. Production enterprise budgets, partial budgets and cash flow budgets are explored.

AGH-106 Introduction to Horticulture, 3 cr.
This course introduces students to basic horticulture. Includes plant anatomy and physiology, plant classification and identification, and basic plant care.

AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry, 3 cr.
This course is an introduction in animal science including various species and breeds of domestic animals and gives them an appreciation for the principles of production, biological principles, stewardship, and animal industries as they relate to animal production in the U.S. and the world.


ACC-111 Intro 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.

HCM-105 Food Fundamentals, 4 cr.
Reviews the skills and attitudes needed for successful employment in the food service industry. This course and its components are the latest additions to the ProMgmt program. ProMgmt is a college-level curriculum driven by industry research and academic excellence and created by the educational foundation of the National Restaurant Association and the Culinary Institute of America.

Industrial Technology

CON-113 Construction Print Reading, 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.

Social and Human Services

ECE-133 Child Health/Safety/Nutrition, 3 cr.

Focuses on current concepts in the fields of health, safety and nutrition and their relationship to the growth and development of the young child ages birth to eight. Blends current theory with practical applications and assessments. Includes the influences of families and diversity on health, safety, and nutrition in early childhood settings.

ECE-170 Child Growth and Development, 3 cr.
Reviews typical and atypical development of children from conception to adolescence in all developmental domains. Presents interactions between child, family and society within a variety of community and cultural contexts. Examines theories associated with our understanding of children.


Course offerings are subject to change, students should check with their high school counselor.

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