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

Registration

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

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: M-TH 9:50-11:25 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: 7:45-9:35 a.m. or 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 & 2nd Semesters)4
AUT612Auto Electrical II (2nd Semester)4
Building Trades/Finish Carpentry
This program allows students to engage in experiential learning in the areas of Construction and Carpentry. Seven DMACC credits are available upon completion of all DMACC Career Academy course offerings.
Transportation to job site is required.
Course # Course Name Credits
Times available: M-F 7:45-9:35 a.m., 10:10 a.m.-noon or 1:10 p.m. - 3 p.m.
CON333Materials/Construction Theory (2nd Semester)5
CON336Care/Use Hand/Power Tools (1st Semester)1
CON337Construction Blueprint Reading (1st Semester)1
Business
General business topics include entrepreneurship, management, finance, and development of proper attitudes toward self, others and organizational settings. Twenty DMACC credits are available upon completion of all DMACC Career Academy offerings.
Course # Course Name Credits
Times available: M-F 1:10-3 p.m.
ACC131Principles of Accounting (1st Semester)4
ACC132Principles of Accounting II (2nd Semester)4
BUS102Intro to Business (1st Semester)3
BUS185Business Law I (2nd Semester)3
ECN130Microeconomics (2nd Semester)3
FIN121Personal Finance (1st Semester)3
Career Work Experience
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.
ADM221Career Development Skills (1st Semester)2
ADM259Professional Development (1st or 2nd Semester)3
ADM936Occupational Experience (1st or 2nd Semester)3
SDV212Coop Career Seminar (2nd Semester)1
SDV224Coop Career Experience (2nd Semester)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
HSC120Medical Terminology (2nd Semester)3
HSC172Nurse Aide (1st or 2nd Semester)3
HSC182Advanced Nurse Aide (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 (1st Semester)3
WEL244GMAW Sh Cir Transfer (2nd Semester)2
WEL245GMAW Spray Transfer (2nd Semester)2