Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
This focus area is designed for the student who is interested in pursuing a degree in a STEM field of study at a four-year institution. The general education courses required will apply to many major areas. Students may use this opportunity to explore a variety of academic majors and career possibilities.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who take the courses recommended for the Associate of Science degree will be able to:
Use and understand facts, concepts, theories of math and science
Use scientific techniques
Employ analytic and problem-solving skills
Draw inferences from observations and synthesize and integrate information and ideas
Use higher-order thinking skills in applying learned principles to new problems and real-world situations