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English English 2200 Introduction to Literature Reading Improvement English 2600 Independent Reading Intermediate Literature Introduction to Communications and Speech 8 English 3200 American Writers Basic Composition Composition Writing Through Computer Applications British Literature 8 Sciences Health General Science Physical Science ✩ Biology Chemistry 8 Environmental Science 8 Earth Science 8 Family and Consumer Sciences Nutrition & Wellness Family Living Child Development Community Service* Life Skills Teen Parenting Teen Dads Life Experiences I* Life Experiences II* *Offered only in Alternative High School 8 Classes delivered online ✩ Offered both book or online Northwest Iowa Alternative High School The Northwest Iowa Alternative High School is a cooperative program between local community school districts and NCC. To be admitted to the Alternative High School, you must be referred by your local school district. This program is intended for individuals not in regular attendance at their local high school. Contact the Alternative High School Lead Instructor for additional information. Enhancement (Developmental) Courses To assist you in your college career, NCC offers enhancement courses. Enhancement courses are designed to strengthen your skills if you have academic deficiencies or have been out of school for a period of time. You may be required to enroll in enhancement courses before beginning your college coursework. Credit from enhancement courses is not transferable, does not count toward your grade point average, and does not meet graduation credit requirements for diploma or degree programs. The current per credit tuition and fees apply to courses. These courses can be included in the calculation of your course load. Enhancement courses are offered on an individual basis in a self-paced, open-entry format through the Learning Center. With sufficient enrollment, courses may be offered in a scheduled classroom setting. You must register for these courses in Student Services. Textbooks are checked out from the Learning Center. Specific courses include: Catalog # Course Title Credits Math MAT044-H Mastery Math 1 English Composition ENG053-H English Brushup 2 SPAN II Northwest Iowa Community College works with high schools to provide services to fifth-year seniors who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The SPAN program provides oversight of academic and attendance issues, academic counseling and career planning. The SPAN coordinator reports regularly to the local school district to provide progress reports on IEP goals. Students who participate in this program must be recommended by the high school. If you are a parent or student desiring this service, please contact your high school counselor prior to graduation. The student’s IEP is developed and managed by the high school, with input from the NCC SPAN II Coordinator. The SPAN II office is located in the NCC Learning Center. For more information email: LearnCenter@nwicc.edu, or call 712-324-5061, ext. 151. Special Needs/Accommodations Services for Students with Disabilities In accordance with the America Disabilities Act & the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, Northwest Iowa Community College is committed to providing an accessible environment which supports students with disabilities to reach their full potential. Accommodations are available for students who have visual, hearing, mobility, learning or other types of disabilities to insure equal access to educational opportunities. NCC employs an Accommodations Coordinator to work with students to develop and coordinate services based on individual student need. If you are a student with a disability, who requires reasonable accommodations to participate at NCC, follow the steps listed below: 1. Contact the Accommodations Coordinator at 800-325-4907, ext. 112 or see NCC’s website for an application for accommodations. 2. Submit the completed application and supporting documentation to: Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 West Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201, Attn: Accommodations Coordinator. An application is required each semester. 3. Schedule a time to meet with the Accommodations Coordinator to discuss coordination of these services. 4. Contact the Accommodations Coordinator with any questions during the process. Veterans Educational Benefits The Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), the Montgomery GI Bill—Active Duty (Chapter 30), the Montgomery GI Bill— Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606), the Reserve Educational Assistance Program—REAP (Chapter 1607), Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation Program (Chapter 31), Veterans Education Assistance Program—VEAP, and Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35) provide educational benefits for veterans attending NCC. Information concerning veterans’ educational benefits and applications may be obtained from NCC’s Registrar. Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 14 Learning Center


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