Denison Classes - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Fall
HCR-120-30
Gas Heating
10/25 -12/21/21
Class Dates: 10/25 -12/21/21
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $45
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a combined lecture and lab course that covers various types of residential and commercial gas and electric heating systems. Studies include equipment sizing, installation, set up and repair. Students work with trainers and live equipment in the lab setting. Co-requisites: Take ELE-112
Class Times:
DNWT LEC MTWTH 12:30PM 01:20PM
DNWT LAB3 M 01:30PM 02:40PM
DNWT LAB3 TTH 01:30PM 02:30PM
DNWT LAB3 W 01:30PM 03:20PM
CTRA-1002-02
Driver Improvement Program -
11/06
Class Dates: 11/06
Location: Denison
Instructor: Fick
Course Cost: $105
Participants required to attend by D.O.T. Pay Iowa Ass'n of Community College Trustees $7.00 per successful student completion. Also, pay $20 per student reschedule.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 04:30PM
CTST-1001-D05
Nurse Aide Written Competency
11/13
Class Dates: 11/13
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D05
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
11/13
Class Dates: 11/13
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1001-D06
Nurse Aide Written Competency
12/11
Class Dates: 12/11
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D06
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
12/11
Class Dates: 12/11
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1001-D07
Nurse Aide Written Competency
02/12
Class Dates: 02/12
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D07
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
02/12
Class Dates: 02/12
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1001-D08
Nurse Aide Written Competency
03/19
Class Dates: 03/19
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D08
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
03/19
Class Dates: 03/19
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1001-D09
Nurse Aide Written Competency
04/16
Class Dates: 04/16
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D09
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
04/16
Class Dates: 04/16
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1001-D10
Nurse Aide Written Competency
05/14
Class Dates: 05/14
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D10
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
05/14
Class Dates: 05/14
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1001-D11
Nurse Aide Written Competency
06/11
Class Dates: 06/11
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $60
Iowa approved nurse aide written competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to the nurse aide registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Iowa Dept of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
CTST-1002-D11
Nurse Aide Skills Competency
06/11
Class Dates: 06/11
Location: Denison
Instructor: Rodriguez
Course Fee: $115
Iowa approved nurse aide skills competency exam. TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The completed application form and testing fees must be submitted to WITCC two weeks prior to the date of the exam. Questions pertaining to Nurse Aide Registry status in Iowa should be directed to: Nurse Aide Registry, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. (515) 281-4963.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC S 08:00AM 02:00PM
Spring
ADN-622-30
Nursing IV
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Kastner
Credits: 9
Course Fee: $638
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $1728
Out of State: $1737
A combined course that includes: classroom, lab, clinical, and preceptorship. Nursing IV prepares the student to safely manage the care of clients throughout the lifespan and prepares the student to assume the registered nurse (RN) roles of caregiver, manager, and member of profession. Concepts of health, illness, and environment as they relate to nursing practice are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the predictable and variable needs of the client utilizing Gordon's Functional Health Patterns within the nursing process. Critical thinking is inherent in the nursing process and is incorporated throughout the course. Clinical preceptorship provides an opportunity for students to mentor with a RN. Students will practice clinical and leadership skills necessary to successfully transition into the role of an entry-level RN. Focus is placed on the enhancement of leadership and collaboration skills, organization, supervision, delegation, prioritization, and management of multiple clients in an acute care setting. Valid LPN license and advisor permission required.
Prerequisites: Take ADN-621 BIO-186 PSY-241 Valid LPN license and advisor permission   Co-requisites: Take ADN-235
Class Times:
LEC WTH 08:00AM 10:50AM
CLN MT 06:30AM 01:30PM
OJT
BIO-105-30
Introductory Biology
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Lambert
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $25
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This is a combined lecture and lab course that is a biological concepts survey for non-science majors. Topics covered include biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, genetics, evolution, diversity of life, and ecology.
Class Times:
LEC MW 10:00AM 11:15AM
LAB2 T 08:00AM 09:50AM
BIO-151-30
Nutrition
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course presents the relationship between proper nutrition and good health. Topics covered include digestion, absorption, and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Also included are vitamins, minerals, physical activity, maintenance of a healthy body weight, nutritional needs throughout the entire life cycle, and evaluation of nutritional claims.
Prerequisites: Meet ONE of the following: 1) ACT Composite of 22 or higher 2) 2 semesters of High School Chemistry with a B- or better OR 1 semester of High School Chemistry with a B- or better and 1 semester of High School Biology with a B- or better 3) Completion with a C- or better in a transfer level Biology (BIO-105 or higher) or Chemistry (CHM-122 or higher) 4) Instructor Permission to enroll in the course  
Class Times:
LEC TTH 04:00PM 05:15PM
BIO-168-730
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Lambert
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $25
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This is a combined lecture and lab course that explores the relationship between structure, function and homeostasis in the human body. This course covers the skeletal, muscular, integumentary, and nervous systems, as well as cytology and histology. Prerequisite: Meet ONE of the following: 1) ACT Composite of 22 or higher 2) 2 semesters of High School Chemistry with a B- or better OR 1 semester of High School Chemistry with a B- or better and 1 semester of High School Biology with a B- or better 3) Completion with a C- or better in a transfer level Biology (BIO-105 or higher) or Chemistry (CHM-122 or higher) 4) Instructor Permission to enroll in the course.
Prerequisites: Take BIO-105, CHM-122 or have a 22 Composite ACT. May also be admitted based on HS Chemistry and Biology coursework.  
Class Times:
LEC W 12:00PM 12:50PM
LAB2 W 01:00PM 02:50PM
BIO-173-730
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Lambert
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $25
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This is a combined lecture and lab course that explores the relationship between structure, function and homeostasis in the human body. This course covers the skeletal, muscular, integumentary, and nervous systems, as well as cytology and histology. Prerequisite: Meet ONE of the following: 1) ACT Composite of 22 or higher 2) 2 semesters of High School Chemistry with a B- or better OR 1 semester of High School Chemistry with a B- or better and 1 semester of High School Biology with a B- or better 3) Completion with a C- or better in a transfer level Biology (BIO-105 or higher) or Chemistry (CHM-122 or higher) 4) Instructor Permission to enroll in the course
Prerequisites: Take BIO-168  
Class Times:
LEC W 03:00PM 03:50PM
LAB2 W 04:00PM 05:50PM
BUS-186-30
Business Law II
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course emphasizes the Uniform Commercial Code and its importance to business enterprises and covers property, agency and business organizations. It is a continuation of Business Law I.
Prerequisites: Take BUS-185,  
Class Times:
DNWT LEC T 06:00PM 08:50PM
COM-723-730
Workplace Communications
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a study of the principles and processes of written and oral communication as applied to occupational and personal use through practical reading, writing and speaking assignments. It emphasizes technical report writing, including preparation, organization, audience and the effective use of format, supplements and visuals.
Class Times:
LEC T 01:30PM 03:30PM
Add'l Info:  Restricted for HVAC/Welding
CSC-116-30
Information Computing
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course presents the basic concepts of information systems and computer literacy. The course incorporates theory as well as hands-on practice, which focuses on spreadsheets and database management systems (DBMS).
Class Times:
DNWT LEC W 06:00PM 07:50PM
DNWT LAB2 W 08:00PM 09:50PM
ELE-112-30
Basic Electrical Theory
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $25
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course will introduce the students to the fundamentals of electricity. Electrical topics will include AC and DC theory, Ohm's Law, Electrical Circuits, Electrical Power Generation, Motors, and Transformers. This course emphasizes electrical safety as students will work with energized circuits.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC MW 09:30AM 10:20AM
DNWT LAB3 MW 10:30AM 11:45AM
ENG-105-30
Composition I
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is an exploration of writing as a process with attention to audience, purpose and patterns of exposition.
Prerequisites: Recommended ACT Composite of 22. Students may complete a writing sample to gauge preparedness for the course and then access instructional staff and resources in the Comet Learning Center both before and during the course to be successful.  
Class Times:
LEC TTH 02:00PM 03:15PM
ENG-106-30
Composition II
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a continuation of ENG 105 with emphasis on developing more complex, sophisticated forms of exposition. It includes a research paper requiring library research, documentation, and bibliography.
Prerequisites: Take ENG-105 Composition I  
Class Times:
LEC MW 12:30PM 01:45PM
FLS-142-730
Elementary Spanish II
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Houston
Credits: 4
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This course is a continuation of FLS 141. It will expand on the learning from FLS 141 and develop a deeper understanding and comprehension of the language and culture. It will improve the student?s ability to interact with aural and written Spanish. It will improve the student?s ability to communicate in both written and spoken form in the language.
Prerequisites: Take FLS-141,  
Class Times:
LEC W 06:00PM 08:50PM
HCR-205-30
Air Conditioning Principles
01/13 -03/16/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -03/16/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $50
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a combined lecture and lab course which deals with the fundamentals of residential air conditioning systems. It emphasizes system components, types of refrigerants, principles of heat transfer, and diagnosis and repair of various systems used in the air conditioning industry. This course studies relationship to temperature and pressure variance including psychometric comparison as applied to commercial and residential air conditioning. Co-requisites: Take ELE-112
Class Times:
DNWT LEC MW 12:30PM 02:10PM
DNWT LAB3 TTH 09:30AM 10:45AM
DNWT LAB3 TH 12:30PM 03:10PM
HCR-305-30
Funds of Refrigeration
01/13 -03/16/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -03/16/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $155
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a combined lecture and lab course covering the theory and laws governing refrigeration, the operation of refrigeration systems, heat transfer, components, and test equipment. It also covers the different soldering and brazing methods and materials used in refrigeration service. Emphasis is on the recovery, recycling and charging methods used. Co-requisites: Take ELE-112
Class Times:
DNWT LEC MTWTH 07:45AM 08:35AM
DNWT LAB3 MTWTH 08:35AM 09:25AM
DNWT LAB3 F 07:45AM 09:20AM
DNWT LAB3
HCR-715-30
Blueprint Reading
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 1
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $192
Out of State: $193
This course is designed to give meaning to the lines and symbols found on a set of blueprints. It uses inanimate objects and familiar construction shapes or orthographic and isometric drawings to teach the understanding of shapes, sizes and dimensions. Studies include building terms and construction features of the carpentry, masonry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing trades.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC M 02:20PM 02:45PM
DNWT LAB2 M 02:55PM 03:20PM
DNWT LAB2 W 02:20PM 02:45PM
HIS-152-30
U.S. History Since 1877
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Miglionico
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
Surveys the basic forces and events that shaped American life from the Reconstruction era to the present.
Class Times:
LEC MW 11:00AM 12:15PM
HSC-173-730
Nurse Aide Theory
01/13 -02/22/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -02/22/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $50
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health care environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care. Co-requisites: Take HSC-174
Class Times:
NET LEC
OTHR LAB2 T 04:30PM 07:00PM
OTHR LAB2 T 04:30PM 07:00PM
OTHR LAB2 T 04:30PM 07:00PM
OTHR LAB2 T 04:30PM 07:00PM
OTHR LAB2 T 04:30PM 07:00PM
OTHR LAB2 T 04:30PM 07:00PM
MAT-102-30
Intermediate Algebra
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Johansen
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $15
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This course is applicable only to students who have basic knowledge of algebra. Reinforcement of topics from elementary algebra stressing problem solving, drills, conclusions obtained from graphs and other data, and a substantial expansion of radical equations. New topics are variations, exponential functions and logarithms, and quadratic equations. Additional supplemental instruction for the course is available through the Comet Learning Center.
Prerequisites: Recommended ACT Composite of 22, ACT Math of 19 or ALEKS score of 27.  
Class Times:
LEC MW 04:00PM 05:50PM
MAT-111-30
Math for Liberal Arts
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Curtis
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $15
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This course provides a broad mathematical knowledge to calculate, analyze, and solve day-to-day problems. Topics include number theory and the real number system, algebra, graph and data interpretation, calculator usage, mathematical reasoning process, problem solving techniques, probability and statistics, geometry, and consumer mathematics. Additional supplemental instruction for students will be available through the Comet Learning Center using ALEKS as an instructional tool.
Prerequisites: Recommended ACT Composite of 22, ACT Math score of 20 or ALEKS of 29, or completion of MAT-102.  
Class Times:
LEC MW 04:20PM 06:00PM
MAT-121-30
College Algebra
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Lander
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $15
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This course addresses linear functions and inequalities, quadratics, conics, polynomials and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear systems, matrices and determinants. Additional topics may include sequences, series, permutations, combinations, and probability. Completion of Pre-requisite course or alternative assessment required for enrollment.
Prerequisites: Take MAT-102 or have minimum ACT Math of 21 or ALEKS of 32.  
Class Times:
LEC TTH 06:00PM 07:50PM
MAT-772-30
Applied Math
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course covers all fundamental arithmetic concepts and more routine algebraic operations. Arithmetic concepts are fractions, percentages, graphing, decimals, ratios, word problems, metrics, areas, and volumes. Algebraic work includes solving simpler equations, proportions, and formula rearrangement.
Class Times:
LEC W 06:00PM 08:50PM
MUS-100-30
Music Appreciation
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Darwin
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
A general course designed to make the student more aware of musical form, media, genres, musical periods, and the essential role of music in life and culture. Emphasizes the development of tools for intelligent listening and appreciation.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC TTH 09:30AM 10:45AM
PHI-105-30
Introduction to Ethics
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course introduces fundamental theories of moral behavior and examines important concepts and arguments used in moral reasoning, and applies ethical theories to contemporary personal and social issues.
Class Times:
LEC MW 02:00PM 03:15PM
PNN-624-30
Nursing I
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Totten
Credits: 9
Course Fee: $10
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $1728
Out of State: $1737
A combined course that includes: classroom, lab, and clinical. Nursing I provides an overview of the nursing program at Western Iowa Tech Community College and the role of the individual as a student, introducing the student to the practical nurse's role in the health care environment. Concepts of health, illness, and environment as they relate to nursing practice are discussed. Students are introduced to the principles of communication, elements of the nursing process, and roles of caregiver, manager, and member of profession. Emphasis is placed on predictable needs of the client utilizing Gordon's Functional Health Patterns within the nursing process. Critical thinking is inherent in the nursing process and incorporated throughout the course. Prerequisites for hybrid online section: proof that all required support courses for the PN Program have been completed. Advisor permission Required. Co-requisites: Take SDV-108, BIO-151, BIO-168 and PSY-111
Class Times:
LEC WTH 08:00AM 10:50AM
CLN MT 06:30AM 01:30PM
LAB2
PNN-625-30
Nursing II
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Keinath
Credits: 9
Course Fee: $638
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $1728
Out of State: $1737
A combined course that includes: classroom, lab, clinical, and preceptorship. Nursing II prepares the student to safely manage the care of clients throughout the life span by assuming the practical nurse roles of caregiver, manager, and member of profession. Concepts of health, illness, and environment as they relate to nursing practice are discussed. Emphasis is placed on predictable needs of the client utilizing Gordon?s Functional Health Patterns within the nursing process. Critical thinking is inherent in the nursing process and incorporated throughout the course. Clinical preceptorship provides an opportunity for students to mentor with a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Students will practice clinical and leadership skills necessary to successfully transition into the role of an entry-level LPN. Focus is placed on the enhancement of leadership and collaboration skills, organization, supervision, delegation, prioritization, and management of multiple clients in a long term care setting. Advisor permission required.
Prerequisites: Take PNN-624 BIO-151 BIO-168,  
Class Times:
LEC WTH 12:00PM 02:50PM
CLN MT 06:30AM 01:30PM
OJT
PSY-111-30
Introduction to Psychology
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course introduces students to the scientific study of mental processes and behavior with emphasis on the nervous system, learning and memory, cognition, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, personality, intelligence, stress, psychological disorders and therapy, and social influence. This course explains the roles of theory and empirical evidence in describing, and predicting behavior. Students apply critical thinking in relation to research methods and ethics in the field of psychology.
Class Times:
LEC MWF 09:00AM 09:50AM
PSY-121-730
Developmental Psychology
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course examines the process of human development, covering the life span of the individual. It includes integration of the basic concepts and principles of physical, cognitive, social, and psychosocial development. Topic areas include: genetics, prenatal development, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death.
Prerequisites: Take PSY-111,  
Class Times:
LEC T 12:30PM 01:45PM
PSY-241-30
Abnormal Psychology
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course will introduce student to theories of psychopathology and behavioral changes associated with abnormal behavior. Emphasis on ethical issues of diagnosis and treatment, and major diagnostic categories such as schizophrenia, organic brain disorders, and personality disorders.
Prerequisites: Take PSY-111,  
Class Times:
LEC MWF 09:00AM 09:50AM
SDV-108-730
The College Experience
01/13 -03/16/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -03/16/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 1
Course Fee: $35
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $192
Out of State: $193
This course introduces students to the College's expectations, environment, and resources so that students may become more competent participants in the learning process.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC
SOC-110-730
Introduction to Sociology
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a survey of the fundamental concepts used in the study of human social interaction with emphasis on group aspects of social behavior. Subject areas include research methods, theory, culture and social structure, socialization, groups and formal organizations, deviance and social control, stratification, race and ethnicity (including whiteness), major social institutions, and social change.
Class Times:
LEC M 06:00PM 07:15PM
SPC-112-30
Public Speaking
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
The course combines theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis. Practice of skills is through presentation and exercise.
Class Times:
LEC TTH 06:00PM 08:50PM
WEL-110-30
Welding Blueprint Reading
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 2
Course Fee: $40
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $384
Out of State: $386
This course presents the use of blueprints for transfer of ideas and information. Students learn how to read blueprints with special emphasis on welding blueprints, including lines, views, material descriptions, welding layouts, welding symbols and terms. The application of concepts will be emphasized.
Prerequisites: Take MAT-772  
Class Times:
DNWT LEC WF 11:00AM 11:50AM
WEL-148-30
ARC Welding Intermediate
01/13 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $100
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This is the second of two courses designed for students to prepare for the AWS certification. A combined lecture and lab course, students study safety, heat settings, polarity, penetration welding, horizontal and vertical welding, and the proper selection of electrodes in the arc welding process. Topics include welding on carbon steel plate, use of visual inspection and destructive testing according to the AWS D 1.1 code.
Prerequisites: Take WEL-147  
Class Times:
DNWT LEC W 10:00AM 10:50AM
DNWT LAB2 T 09:25AM 10:45AM
DNWT LAB2 TH 01:00PM 03:00PM
WEL-424-30
Intro to Pulse Arc Gmaw Weld
01/13 -02/23/22
Class Dates: 01/13 -02/23/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $110
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present the Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) process used extensively by industry with a focus on pulse metal transfer. This course emphasizes hands-on applications, GMAW pulse arc transfer concepts, GMAW pulse arc equipment, welding procedures, out of position welding, with an emphasis on stainless and mild steels and safety.
Prerequisites: Take WEL-422  
Class Times:
DNWT LEC M 09:30AM 10:40AM
DNWT LAB2 M 08:00AM 09:20AM
DNWT LAB2 TTH 08:00AM 09:15AM
DNWT LAB2 T 11:00AM 12:10PM
DNWT LAB2 M 01:00PM 03:30PM
DNWT LAB2 W 01:00PM 02:07PM
DNWT LAB2 F 08:00AM 10:30AM
HSC-148-30
Medication Aide
01/18 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 01/18 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $50
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is designed to prepare students to safely administer nonparenteral medications in nursing facilities and related areas. Students will receive on-the-job training. Prerequisites: Employed a minimum of six months in a sponsoring facility. If employed in a long-term-care facility, have a current standing on the Iowa Direct Care Workers Registry.
Class Times:
OTHR LEC T 04:00PM 06:50PM
OTHR LAB2 T 06:50PM 07:50PM
WEL-420-30
Inter Pulse Arc GMAW Welding
02/24 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 02/24 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 4
Course Fee: $100
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $768
Out of State: $772
This course combines lecture and lab activities to present the Gas Metal Arc welding (MIG) process used extensively by industry, with a focus on pulse metal transfer. It emphasizes hands-on applications, metal transfer concepts, GMAW equipment, welding procedures, and out of position welding with an emphasis on aluminum and mild steel, as well as safety.
Prerequisites: Take WEL-424  
Class Times:
DNWT LEC M 09:30AM 10:10AM
DNWT LAB2 M 08:00AM 09:20AM
DNWT LAB2 TTH 08:00AM 09:15AM
DNWT LAB2 T 11:00AM 12:10PM
DNWT LAB2 W 08:00AM 09:50AM
DNWT LAB2 W 01:00PM 02:15PM
DNWT LAB2 TH 11:00AM 12:15PM
HSC-174-30
Nurse Aide Clinical
02/25 -02/28/22
Class Dates: 02/25 -02/28/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Staff
Credits: 1
Course Fee: $210
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $192
Out of State: $193
This course expands the students' knowledge of tasks, assessments and observations of patients in the health care environment. Students develop technical skills specific to complex needs of the patient. Co-requisites: Take HSC-173
Class Times:
OTHR LAB2 F 04:00PM 09:30PM
OTHR LAB2 S 08:00AM 01:30PM
OTHR LAB2 M 04:00PM 09:30PM
HCR-140-30
Heat Pumps
03/17 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 03/17 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $20
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a combined lecture and lab course introducing reverse cycle heating and the components and controls of this popular heat source. This course covers auxiliary heat, C.O.P., installation and maintenance of air-to-air and ground source systems, and includes system wiring and electrical troubleshooting. Co-requisites: Take ELE-112
Class Times:
DNWT LEC MTWTH 07:45AM 08:35AM
DNWT LAB3 MTWTH 08:35AM 09:25AM
DNWT LAB3 F 07:45AM 09:20AM
DNWT LAB3
HCR-410-30
Electrical Applications I
03/17 -05/12/22
Class Dates: 03/17 -05/12/22
Location: Denison
Instructor: Stover
Credits: 3
Course Fee: $30
Approx. Tuition
In-State: $576
Out of State: $579
This course is a combined lecture and lab course. It is a continuation of basic electricity that includes wiring diagrams, theory of electrical operation, and fundamentals of magnets, component design and basic electronics.
Class Times:
DNWT LEC MW 12:30PM 02:10PM
DNWT LAB3 TTH 09:30AM 10:45AM

DNWT LAB3 TH 12:30PM 03:10PM

Denison Classes