Career Academy Programs - DMACC Carroll Campus

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These classes provide area high school students with excellent educational opportunities.

Career Advantage Student Benefits:

  • Earn college credit while in high school
  • Develop valuable career and workplace skills
  • Explore various career options of interest
  • Get a head start on college and career

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Registration

Preregistration is handled by high school guidance counselors and principals. Specific courses may be subject to change.

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Programs Available

Applied Engineering Technology
Students are provided with basics of general electricity, motor control, hydraulics and pneumatics in this tech prep program. A total of 10 DMACC credits are available upon completion of all DMACC Career Academy course offerings.
Course # Course Name Credits
Times available: Mon-Fri 9:50-11:15 a.m.
ELT123Programmable Logic Controllers (2nd Semester)3
ELT131Motor Controls (1st Semester)3
ELT303Principles of Electricity (1st Semester)3
MFG276Hand and Bench Tools (2nd Semester)1
Automotive Mechanics Technology
The Automotive Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment in the automotive service industry. This technological program allows students to gain experience with shop tools, automotive engines, brakes, suspension and alignment. Twelve DMACC credits are available upon completion of first-year DMACC Career Academy course offerings. A second year provides students with an additional 11 DMACC credits.
Course # Course Name Credits
Year 1 Classes Offered: M-F 7:45-9:35 a.m. or M-F 1:10 - 3 p.m.
AUT111Intro to Auto Tech I (1st Semester)6
AUT112Intro to Auto Tech II (2nd Semester)6
Year 2 Classes Offered: M-F 10:10 a.m. - noon
AUT163Auto Engine Repair (1st Semester)3
AUT601Auto Electrical I (1st Semester)4
AUT612Auto Electrical II (2nd Semester)4
AUT870Auto Service Management (2nd Semester)3
Computer Programming
Students are provided a foundation of computer science and programming courses that will prepare them to create business solutions by designing, writing, and executing computer programs. Twenty-seven total DMACC credits can be earned in this academy (18 the first year and 9 the second year). Students will earn a Computer Languages diploma upon successful completion of all Academy courses and three additional core courses (not offered as part of the academy).
Course # Course Name Credits
 Year 1 Classes Offered: Mon-Fri 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. or 2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
CIS125Intro to Programming w/Logic (1st Semester)3
CIS169C# (1st Semester)3
WDV101Intro to HTML and CSS (2nd Semester)3
CIS171Java (2nd Semester)3
Year 2 Classes Offered: Mon-Fri 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. or 2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
CIS174Adv. C# (1st Semester)3
CIS303Intro to Databases (1st Semester)3
CIS332Database aind SQL (2nd Semester)3
CIS175Java II (2nd Semester)3
General Courses
Placement Info: CHM122 requires a minimum ALEKS score of 30 or math ACT score of 19 or MAT 064 grade of C- or higher. MAT 064 requires a minimum ALEKS score of 14: MAT 157 requires completion of MAT064 or min ALEKS of 30.
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Course # Course Name Credits
Fall Semester: 11:45 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
CHM105 Survey of Chemistry (meets 4 days/week)3
PHY106Survey of Physics (even years - meets 4 days/week))4
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
Fall Semester: 12:40 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
SOC110Intro to Sociology (meets 2 days/week) 3
ENG105Composition I (meets 2 days/week) 3
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
Fall Semester: 1:35 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
ENG105Composition 1 (meets 2 days/week) 3
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
MAT064College Prep Math (meets 4 days/week)4
Fall Semester: 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
CHM122Intro to Gen Chemistry (meets 4 days/week)4
HSV109Intro to Human Services (meets 2 days/week) 3
ENG105Composition I (meets 2 days/week) 3
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
Spring Semester: 12:40 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
HSV130Interviewing/Interpersonal Relation (meets 2 days/week) 3
ENG106Composition II (meets 2 days/week) 3
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
Spring Semester: 1:35 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
MAT157Statistics (meets 4 days/week)4
ENG106Composition II (meets 2 days/week) 3
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
HSV185Discrimination and Diversity (meets 2 days/week) 2
Spring Semester: 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
PHY160General Physics I (class until 3:30 pm - meets 4 days/week))3
ENG106Composition II (meets 2 days/week) 3
SPC101Fundamentals of Oral Communication (meets 2 days/week) 3
Health Occupations
This year-long program will provide students the opportunity to explore careers in healthcare and work toward CNA training. Twelve DMACC credits are available upon completion of all DMACC Career Academy course offerings.

*Courses require extended lab time in the evenings and/or weekends
 
*Courses require extended clinical sessions in evenings and/or weekends. Other restrictions may apply.
Course # Course Name Credits
Times available: early morning TBD
HSC109Intro to Health Careers (1st Semester)3
HSC114Medical Terminology (2nd Semester)3
HSC172Nurse Aide (1st or 2nd Semester)3
HSC182Advanced Nurse Aide (1st or 2nd Semester)3
Welding
This program allows students to engage in experiential learning in the area of welding. Students will earn a Production Welding Certificate upon completion of all DMACC Career Academy course offerings.
Course # Course Name Credits
Times available: M-TH 1:10-3 p.m.
WEL228Welding Safety/Health (1st Semester)1
WEL233Print Read/Sym Inter (2nd Semester)3
WEL244GMAW Sh Cir Transfer (1st Semester)2
WEL245GMAW Spray Transfer (2nd Semester)2
MAT772Applied Math (1st Semester)3
Work-Based Learning
In this Academy, students will explore different career options, learn about job placement procedures, and participate in a seminar that examines current work trends and issues. All students are given the opportunity to receive work experience in various industries.
Course # Course Name Credits
Times available: M-F 7:45-9:35 a.m. or 1:10-3 p.m.
WBL100Exploring Careers (1st or 2nd Semester)1
WBL110Employability Skills (1st or 2nd Semester)2
WBL150Job Shadowing (1st or 2nd Semester)1