Career Academies

ARE YOU FUTURE READY?

Career Academies are a collaborative effort between your local school district and Indian Hills Community College.  This opportunity gives you the chance to earn your degree at Indian Hills with only one additional year of study in one of the many career technical fields offered!

Albia Area Career Academy Cardinal Area Welding Academy Chariton Area Career Academy  Fairfield Area Career Academy  Discovery Academies
Keokuk County Career Academy  Mahaska County Career Academy  Mahaska County Welding Academy  Rathbun Area Career Academy Wayne Community Career Academy 

   


Albia Area Career Academy (Albia)
Albia, Centerville, EBF, Moravia, Seymour

Automotive Tech/Diesel Power Tech - 1st Year CR
CRR 310: Adapters, Tools, & Measurements                                              1
AUT 402: Automotive Suspension & Steering 2
AUT 130: Auto Maintenance & Inspections 2
AUT 701: Basic Auto Air Conditioning 1
AUT 607: Basic Automotive Electricity 4
AUT 502: Auto Brake Systems 2

 

Machine Technology - 1st Year CR
MFG 209: Machine Shop Practicies                                                               3
MFG 121: Machine Trade Printreading I 2
MFG 222: Machine Operations I 4
MFG 131: Machine Trade Printreading II 2
MFG 228: Machine Operations II 4
MFG 254: Engine Lathe Theory 3

  


Cardinal Area Welding Academy (Cardinal)
Cardinal, Fairfield, Van Buren

Welding Technology - 1st Year CR   Welding Technology - 2nd Year CR
WEL 228: Intro to Welding Safety & Health of Welders 1   WEL 275: Shielded Metal Arc Welding II   3
MAT 762: Technial Math for Industry 2   WEK 182: FCAW 2
IND 110: CPR, First Aid, & Safety 1   WEL 174: Advanced Welding Procedures II                           3
WEL 274: Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3   WEL 253: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel 1
WEL 233: Print Reading & Welding Symbol Interpretation 3   WEL 200: Metallurgy Fundamentals 2
WEL 262: Thermal Cutting Processes I 2   ADM 221: Career Development Skills 2
WEL 251: Gas Tunsten Arc Welding Symbol Interpretation 2   WEL 211: Production Welding Procedures 4
WEL 201: Procedures & Qualifications 1      
WEL 254: Welding Inspection & Testing Principles 1      
WEL 245: Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer     2      
WEL 244: Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer 2      

 


Chariton Area Career Academy (Chariton)
Chariton, Wayne, and Seymour

Construction Technology - 1st Year CR Construction Technology - 2nd Year CR
CON: 276: Construction Lab 1 3 CON 451: Construction Lab 1B                        3
CON 450: Construction Lab 1A 3 CON 453: Construction Lab 2B 3
CON 277: Construction Lab 2 3 CON 455: Construction Lab 3B                                          3
CON 452: Construction Lab 2A  3    
CON 278: Construction Lab 3                              3    
CON 454: Construction Lab 3A 3    

 


Fairfield Area Career Academy (Fairfield)
Cardinal, Fairfield, Pekin, Van Buren

Business - 1st Year CR     Business - 2nd Year     CR
SDV 101: How to Be Successful in College 3     ACC 121: Principles of Accounting I     3
BUS 130: Intro to Entrepreneurship 3     BUS 188: Legal Environment of Business     3
MKT 110: Principles of Marketing 3     AC 122: Principles of Accounting II     3
BUS 204: Professionalism in the Workplace 3     ECN 130: Principles of Microeconomics     3
MGT 101: Principles of Management 3     ACC 221: Cost Accounting OR
MGT 170: Human Resource Management
    3
ECN 120: Principles of Macroeconomics 3     BUS 932: Business Internship OR
ACC 931: Accounting Internship
    1
BUS 949: Special Topics 1            

 

Health Sciences - 1st Year CR     Health Sciences - 2nd Year     CR
PNN 147: Nursing Essentials   3      PNN 148: Nursing Essentials II                           2
SDV 101: How to be Successful in College     3     DTM 100: Nutrition for Food Service     3
CSC 105: Computer Essentials 1     PSY 121: Developmental Psychology     3
PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology 3     HSC 226: Health, Society, & Aging     3
HSC 113: Medical Terminology 2     HSC 212: Pathophysiology     3
HSC 201: Health Care Exploration 2     DTM 202: Lifecycle Nutrition     3
BIO 161: Basic Anatomy & Physiology 3     Courses are under construction      
BIO 199: Basic Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1     HSC 230: Employment Preparation     1
Courses are under construction       HSC 141: Parmaceutical Applications     1
Courses are under construction              

 


Discovery Academies (IHCC Ottumwa)
Cardinal, Davis County, EBF, Ottumwa, Pekin, Sigourney

Agriculture - 1st Year CR Agriculture - 2nd Year CR
AGA 154: Fundamentals of Soil Science                            3 AGS 216: Equine Science 3
AGH 221: Principles of Horticulture 3 ENV 141: Natural Resources 3
AGN 130: Soil and Water Conservation 3 AGA 450: Issues in Susatainable Ag                      3
AGS 242: Animal Health 3 AGP 450: Fundamentals of GIS 3
AGA 114: Principles of Agronomy 3 AGB 235: Intro to Ag Markets                               3
AGS 226: Beef Cattle Science                                    3 AGS 432: Outdoor Power
Equipment/Small Engines  
3

 

Computer Science - 1st Year CR Computer Science - 2nd Year CR
NET 122: Computer Hardware Basics                                3 NET 310: Virtual Machines                                       3
BCA 185: Beginning Webpage Development 3 NET 445: Linux Operating Systems 4
NET 786: Fundamentals of Desktop Support 4 NET 404: Linux Network Administration 4
CIS 121: Intro to Programming Logic 3 CIS 604: Visual Basics 3
CSC 110: Intro to Computers 3 NET 610: Security Fundamentals 2
NET 725: Networking Essentials 3 CIS 281: Mobile Development 3

 

Culinary Arts - 1st Year CR Culinary Arts - 2nd Year CR
HCM 101: Safety & Sanitation                     1 CSC 105: Computer Essentials 1
HCM 163: Culinary Skills Lab 3                   Behavioral Science/Social Science Elective              3
HCM 102: Food Service Technology 1                   Humanities Elective 3
HCM 202: Food Service Lab 2 2 HCM 145: Garde Manager Lab 3
HCM 261: Math Principles 1 HCM 146: Cold Food Principles 1
BUS 102: Introduction to Business 3 HCM 232: Culinary Nutrition 2
HCM 203: Food Service Lab 2 2 HCM 200: Dining Service
(Note: This class requires participation in outside of
classtime catering events.)
2
HCM 151: Stocks, Soups, & Sauces 1 ENG XXX: Communications Elective: Writing OR
SPC XXX: Communications Elective: Speech
3
HCM 150: Shellfish, Poultry, & Meats 1 HCM 149: Principles of Cooking Lab 4

 

Welding Technology - 1st Year CR Welding Technology - 2nd Year CR
WEL 228: Intro to Welding Safety & Health of Welders 1 WEL 275: Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3
MAT 762: Technical Math for Industry 2 WEL 174: Advanced Welding Procedures II 3
IND 110: CPR, First Aid, & Safety 1 WEL 182: FCAW 2
WEL 274: Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3 WEL 254: Welding Inspection & Testing Principles 1
WEL 262: Thermal Cutting Processes I 2 WEL 245: Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer 2
WEL 233: Print Reading & Welding Symbol Interpretation 3 WEL 200: Metallurgy Fundamentals 2
WEL 253: Gas Tunsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel 1 ADM 221: Career Development Skills 2
WEL 244: Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer 2 WEL 211: Production Welding Procedures 4
WEL 201: Procedures & Qualifications 1    
WEL 251: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel 2    

 


Keokuk County Career Academy (Sigourney)
Keota, Pekin, Sigourney, Tri-County

Health Sciences - 1st Year   CR     Health Sciences - 2nd Year    CR
PNN 147: Nursing Essentials    3     PNN 148: Nursing Essentials II         2
CSC 105: Computer Essentials   1     DTM 100: Nutrition for Food Service                3
SDV 101: How to be Successful in College   3     HSC 141: Parmaceutical Applications   1
HIT 125: Essentials of Health Records   2     Courses are under construction    
HIT 126: Health Records Laboratory   1     HSC 230: Employment Preparation   1
BIO 161: Basic Anatomy & Physiology   3     DTM 202: Lifecycle Nutrition   3
BIO 199: Basic Anatomy & Physiology Lab   1     HSC 212: Pathophysiology   3
Courses are under construction         HSC 226: Health, Society, & Aging   3
Courses are under construction         PSY 121: Developmental Psychology                 3
PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology   3          

 

Machine Technology - 1st Year   CR     Machine Technology - 2nd Year   CR
MFG 209: Machine Shop Practices     3      MFG 254: Engine Late Theory                              3
MFG 121: Machine Trade Printreading I          2     MFG 228: Machine Operations II   4
MFG 222: Machine Operations (1st half)         MFG 233: Machine Operations III   6
MFG 222: Machine Operations (2nd half)   4     MFG 352: CNC Lathe Fundamentals   2
MFG 131: Machine Trade Printreading II   2     MFG 349: Introduction to CAM   2
MFG 262: Mill Operations Theory   3          
CAD 180: Introduction to SolidWorks   2          

 


Mahaska County Career Academy (Oskaloosa)
EBF, North Mahaska, Oskaloosa

Computer Science - 1st Year CR Computer Science - 2nd Year CR
NET 122: Computer Hardware Basics                             3 NET 310: Virtual Machines                                       3
BCA 185: Beginning Webpage Development 3 NET 445: Linux Operating Systems 4
NET 786: Fundamentals of Desktop Support 4 NET 404: Linux Network Administration 4
CIS 121: Intro to Programming Logic 3 CIS 604: Visual Basics 3
CSC 110: Intro to Computers 3 NET 610: Security Fundamentals 2
NET 725: Networking Essentials 3 CIS 281: Mobile Development 3

 

Health Sciences - 1st Year CR Health Sciences - 2nd Year CR
PNN 147: Nursing Essentials                                                3 PNN 148: Nursing Essentials II                              2
CSC 105: Computer Essentials 1 DTM 100: Nutrition for Food Service   3
SDV 101: How to be Successful in College 3 HSC 141: Parmaceutical Applications 1
HIT 125: Essentials of Health Records 2 HIT 141: Health, Law, & Ethics 3
HIT 126: Health Records Laboratory 1 HSC 230: Employment Preparation 1
BIO 161: Basic Anatomy & Physiology 3 DTM 202: Lifecycle Nutrition 3
BIO 199: Basic Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1 HSC 212: Pathophysiology 3
HSC 201: Health Care Exploration 2 HSC 226: Health, Society, & Aging 3
Courses are under construction   PSY 121: Developmental Psychology 3
Courses are under construction      

 


Mahaska County Welding Academy (North Mahaska, Oskaloosa)
North Mahaska, Oskaloosa

Welding Technology - 1st Year CR Welding Technology - 2nd Year CR
WEL 228: Intro to Welding Safety & Health of Welders 1 WEL 275: Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3
MAT 762: Technical Math for Industry 2 WEL 174: Advanced Welding Procedures II 3
IND 110: CPR, First Aid, & Safety 1 WEL 182: FCAW 2
WEL 274: Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3 WEL 254: Welding Inspection & Testing Principles 1
WEL 262: Thermal Cutting Processes I 2 WEL 245: Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer 2
WEL 233: Print Reading & Welding Symbol Interpretation 3 WEL 200: Metallurgy Fundamentals 2
WEL 253: Gas Tunsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel 1 ADM 221: Career Development Skills 2
WEL 244: Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer 2 WEL 211: Production Welding Procedures 4
WEL 201: Procedures & Qualifications 1    
WEL 251: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel 2    

 


Rathbun Area Career Academy (Centerville)
Albia, Centerville, Davis County, Moravia, Moulton-Udell,
Seymour, Wayne

Agriculture - 1st Year CR Agriculture - 2nd Year CR
AGA 154: Fundamentals of Soil Science                            3 AGS 216: Equine Science 3
AGH 221: Principles of Horticulture 3 ENV 141: Natural Resources 3
AGN 130: Soil and Water Conservation 3 AGA 450: Issues in Susatainable Ag 3
AGS 242: Animal Health 3 AGP 450: Fundamentals of GIS 3
AGA 114: Principles of Agronomy 3 AGB 235: Intro to Ag Markets                               3
AGS 226: Beef Cattle Science                                    3 AGS 432: Outdoor Power
Equipment/Small Engines
3

 

Construction Technology - 1st Year CR Construction Technology - 2nd Year  CR
CON 276: Con Tech 1                                                     3 CON 451: Con Lab 1B                                                          3
CON 450: Con Lab 1A 3 CON 453: Con Lab 2B 3
CON 277: Con Tech 2 3 CON 455: Con Lab 3B 3
CON 452: Con Lab 2A 3    
CON 278: Con Tech 3 3    
CON 454: Con Lab 3A  3    

 

Health Sciences - 1st Year CR Health Sciences - 2nd Year CR
PNN 147: Nursing Essentials                                      3 PNN 148: Nursing Essentials II                                        2
CSC 105: Computer Essentials 1 DTM 100: Nutrition for Food Service   3
SDV 101: How to be Successful in College 3 HSC 141: Parmaceutical Applications 1
HIT 125: Essentials of Health Records 2 HIT 141: Health, Law, & Ethics 3
HIT 126: Health Records Laboratory 1 Courses are under construction  
BIO 161: Basic Anatomy & Physiology 3 DTM 202: Lifecycle Nutrition 3
BIO 199: Basic Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1 HSC 212: Pathophysiology 3
Courses are under construction   HSC 226: Health, Society, & Aging 3
Courses are under construction   PSY 121: Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology 3    

 


Wayne Community Career Academy (Wayne)
Chariton, Seymour, Wayne

Health Sciences - 1st Year CR
PNN 147: Nursing Essentials  3
SDV 101: How to be Successful in College                  3
CSC 105: Computer Essentials 1
PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology 3
HSC 201: Health Care Exploration 2
HSC 113: Medical Terminology 2
BIO 161: Basic Anatomy & Physiology 3
BIO 199: Basic Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1
Courses are under construction  
Courses are under construction  

 


Career Academy Instructor Directory

 

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 cammie_richardsCammie Richards, Director, High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5277 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5277
Email: Cammie.Richards@indianhills.edu 

 

 

keesling_profileDonna Keesling, Coordinator High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5202 or (800) 726-2585 ext. 5202
Email: Donna.Keesling@indianhills.edu 

 

 

miller_profileNathan Miller, Work-Based Learning Specialist
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5309 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5309
Email: Nathan.Miller@IndianHills.edu

 

 

Nichole LohmannNichole Lohmann, Work Based Learning Specialist
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5239 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5239
Email: Nichole.Lohmann@indianhills.edu

 

 

orman_profileLeslie Orman, Administrative Assistant, High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5125 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5125
Email: Leslie.Orman@IndianHills.edu