Fort Dodge Community School District

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The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Act allows students to enroll part time at an eligible community college, State University, or private college or university.  The purpose of this Act by Iowa Legislature is to promote rigorous educational pursuits and provide a wide variety of options for students.

Concurrent classes are college courses offered at FDSH.  Students receive one high school credit and assigned college semester hours of credit upon successful completion. The Fort Dodge Community School District provides the instructor.  To enroll in Concurrent courses, indicate which course(s) you wish to take on your registration card, and see your school counselor to discuss what prerequisites must be completed at Fort Dodge Senior High before enrolling and how they work into your high school requirements and future plans.  Complete and return the appropriate forms to your counselor.  A student will earn one high school credit per semester and college credit according to semester hours.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options are college courses students attend at Iowa Central Community College or online college courses.  FDSH highly encourages students to take challenging courses, including AP and college level. Taking high level courses prepares students for the next level of learning. These courses also allow students deeper and more career exploration. While taking college level courses in high school, students can lighten their college load or add additional courses of interest at the college level. The intention is to prepare students for a successful life after high school; not earn a degree. When discussing with universitites and inducstry, we have found students are bst prepared when they enroll in no more than 30 college credits while still in high school.  Thsi balance alsoa llows students the enjoyment of igh school. Utilize your school counselor in deciding which college and AP courses are most appropriate for you and your future. Discuss which post-secondary course(s) you intend to take, what prerequisities must be completed at FDSH before enrolling, and how they fit into yoru high school requirements and future plans with your school counselor. Complete and return all appropriate forms, including the blue "Notification of Student Interest/Enrollment" form to yoru school counselor by May 15, 2019. All course requests must be submitted by the end of the school year prior for guaranteed placement. The student/parent(s) is responsible for providing transportation to and from the college. Teh student will earn high school credit based on a weighted scale and college credit according to semester hours. 

Students are eligible to earn a maximum of 23 credits hours per year.

Upon graduation, students who have taken Concurrent or Post-secondary college courses, and plan to attend another college/university need to check with that institution to determine how college credit will apply.  Students will need to have Iowa Central Community College send a transcript to the college/university of your choice.

Iowa Central Community College Mandatory Assessment and Placement Chart 2018-19 (opens new window)

College Course Test Requirements

All college level classes require competency in each category.

Reading

  • COMPASS 80
  • Accuplacer Reading Comprehension 66
  • ACT 18
  • Iowa Assessments
    • 12th Grade > 263
    • 11th Grade > 257
    • 10th Grade > 249

Math

  • ALEKS 14
  • ACT 18
  • Iowa Assessments
    • 12th Grade > 263
    • 11th Grade> 257
    • 10th Grade > 249

Statistics

  • ALEKS 30

Calculus

  • ALEKS 76

Science

  • ACT 18
  • Iowa Assessents
    • 12th Grade > 265
    • 11th Grade > 258
    • 10th Grade > 250
  • B Average on all science courses taken

Writing

  • COMPASS 65
  • Accuplacer WritePlacer 5 or 4+ Accuplacer Reading 66
  • ACT 18
  • Iowa Assessments 12th Grade > 295

Iowa Central Composition Classes require all 10th and 11th graders to take the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension and Writing test. 

Iowa Central Math Courses require ALL students to take the ALEKS test. 

College Courses

ICCC ACC-111 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING 

ICCC ACC-311 COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING 

ICCC AUT-108 INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY 

ICCC AUT-163/AUT-503/AUT-610 INTRO TO ENGINE REPAIR/ 

 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS/AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 

ICCC BIO-168 INTEGRATED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 w/LAB 

ICCC BIO-173 INTEGRATED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2 w/LAB 

ICCC BPT-162/BPT-163 INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY w/LAB 

ICCC CAD-101 INTRO TO CAD – ADVANCED MECHANICAL CAD 

ICCC CAD-194 ARCHITECTUAL MODELING 

ICCC CRR-303 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOBODY REPAIR 

ICCC CRJ-100 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE

ICCC ENG-105 COMPOSITION I 

ICCC ENG-106 COMPOSITION II 

ICCC HCM-143 & 144 FOOD PREPARATION 1 W/ LAB

ICCC HCM-608 INTRO TO HOSPITALITY

ICCC HIS-112 WESTERN CIVILIZATION: ANCIENT TO EARLY MODERN HIS

ICCC HIS-113 WESTERN CIVILIZATION: EARLY MODERN TO PRESENT 

ICCC HSC-113 NURSE AIDE 

ICCC HSC-104 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE

ICCC HSC-113 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 

ICCC MAT-156 STATISTICS I 

ICCC MAT-210 CALCULUS I 

ICCC MAT-216 CALCULUS II

ICCC PEC-121 BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION 

ICCC PEC-127 CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES 

ICCC PEC-111 TECH AND THEORY OF COACHING

ICCC PEC-105 BASIC ATHLETIC TRAINING

ICCC PSY-111 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 

ICCC SPC-112 PUBLIC SPEAKING

ICCC WEL-122 BEGINNING WELDING 

Project Lead the Way - Students must have scored at a minimum placement level on one of the following tests: Iowa Assessements, ACT or Accuplacer for each of the PTLW courses: ICCC EGT-400 Introduction to Engineering, ICCC EGT-410 Principles of Engineering and ICCC EGT-420 Digital Electronics.

Cooperative Career & Technical Education: A student who reaches a high level of competency in certain vocational courses is eligible to receive credit in a vocational program at specific community colleges. This is called "articulation."  Articulation allows students to make a smooth transition fro high school to a community college program without experiencing duplication of learning. Courses that can be articulated are noted in the course description.

 

The following information is helpful as you move closer to starting your online classes. 

Payment: If you wish to pay for your online classes via credit card, contact the ICCC Business Office at 1.800.362.2793 ext. 4880. Any current or returning student with a login can pay online. After you login to Triton Pass, under the WebAdvisor link, click on "Make a Payment." 

Access to Online Classes: Students are given access to online classes about 3-4 business days before the start of the term.

Financial Aid: If you wish to use financial aid to pay for your online classes, please contact the ICCC Financial Aid office by calling 1.800.362.2793 ext. 5020. Students can view their financial account in WebAdvisor. 

Email: All students enrolled in Iowa Central classes are given an Iowa Central student email account through Gmail, which can be accessed via Triton Pass link. It is important that you utilize your Iowa Central email account. This is your primary email address that instructors use to contact students. It is also the address that your Online Welcome email is delivered to which notifies you when you can access your classes in iNET. It is your responsibility to regularly check your Iowa Central student email account on a weekly basis!

Textbooks: Most, but not all, online classes require a textbook and in some cases an access code. If you have not ordered the materials for your online classes, you can do so by going to the Iowa Central Online Bookstore.

Technical Assistance: If you are having technical difficulties, please contact the online help desk at 866.895.2456 or 515.574.1100. We are here to help you be successful in your online learning experience! 

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