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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Industrial Technology (NICC), BS

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This major consists of 87-89 semester credits. An innovative 2+2 program is available through a partnership between Upper Iowa University and Northeast Iowa Community College. An associate of science degree is earned from NICC and a bachelor of science degree with a major in industrial technology is earned from Upper Iowa. In addition to the major requirements, the professional education core must be completed.

Professional Education Core Requirements

Candidates for an initial teaching license must complete a major in Birth-Grade 3: Inclusive Settings, a major in Elementary Education, a major in Instructional Strategist II: Behavior Disorders/ Learning Disabilities/Intellectual Disabilities, or a major in a secondary teaching subject area. Candidates must complete the following approved professional education courses:

Core Requirements for All Education Majors

Certification in Mental Health First Aid 


One of the following: 1-2 Credits

  • AGM 504 - John Deere Welding
  • AUT 191 - Automotive Metal Repair/Hybrid Vehicles Introduction


  • CON 111 - Basic Drafting 2 Credits
  • CON 113 - Construction Print Reading 2 Credits
  • CON 391 - Construction II 3 Credits
  • CON 393 - Construction III 3 Credits

Energy and Power

  • ELE 113 - AC/DC Fundamentals 3 Credits

Graphic Communications

One of the following: 2-3 Credits

  • CAD 104 - Computer Aided Drafting 3 Credits
  • CAD 172 - Introduction to CAD: AutoCAD 2 Credits
  • CIS 197 - Fundamentals of Web Design 3 Credits
  • NET 266 - Routing & Switching: Introduction To Networks 3 Credits


Certificate in 10-hour OSHA (General Industry)

  • AUT 405 - Automotive Suspension and Steering 5 Credits
  • AUT 505 - Automotive Brake Systems 5 Credits


Minimum of 10 semester hours in one of the following areas:

Manufacturing, Energy/Power, Graphic Communication, Construction, Transportation

Total Credits: 87-89

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