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Des Moines Area Community College Academics

Des Moines Area Community College requires a minimum of to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Des Moines Area Community Collegedoes not offer classes during the summer. Des Moines Area Community College does not offer an orientation program before the start of fall classes.

What Classes Are Required at Des Moines Area Community College?

Des Moines Area Community College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement or a math or science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Des Moines Area Community College

When choosing a major, Des Moines Area Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Des Moines Area Community College below. Des Moines Area Community College does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on. .

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. .

Does Des Moines Area Community College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Des Moines Area Community College offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Des Moines Area Community College Have An Online Program?

Des Moines Area Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Des Moines Area Community College Give Credit for AP Classes?

Des Moines Area Community College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Des Moines Area Community College Have An Honor's Program?

Des Moines Area Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Des Moines Area Community College Require Internships?

Des Moines Area Community College requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Des Moines Area Community College Majors & Subject Areas

Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Viticulture and Enology
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Language Interpretation and Translation
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Homeland Security
Community Organization and Advocacy
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
Commercial and Advertising Art
Commercial Photography
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
Dietitian Assistant
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Business Administration and Management, General
Office Management and Supervision
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Small Business Administration/Management
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations

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