Isothermal Community College

Career and College Promise

Pathways

Isothermal Community College will be offering Career and College Promise high school students the following academic pathways. Students can only take the courses in their selected pathway.

College Transfer Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Associate of Arts or Science Degree.

Business Science - Career and Technical Education Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Certificate or Diploma

  • Business Administration - The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with the fundamental knowledge of business functions and processed as well as an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.
  • Web Technologies - The Web Technologies curriculum prepares graduates for careers in the information technology arena using computers and distributed computing to disseminate and collect information via the web.
  • Medical Office Administration - This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.
  • Networking Technology - The Networking Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.
  • Office Administration - The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.
  • Agribusiness - A program that prepares individuals to manage agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations within diversified
    corporations.

Applied Science and Technology -  Career and Technical Education Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Certificate or Diploma

  • Advertising and Graphic Design - The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.
  • Broadcasting and Production Technology (Audio Track) - At Isothermal, students have access to over one million dollars worth of audio and video equipment, the same equipment that the professionals use. It’s the real world experience that Isothermal students receive that has propelled them to success in the highly competitive world of broadcasting.
  • Broadcasting and Production Technology (Video Track) - At Isothermal, students have access to over one million dollars worth of audio and video equipment, the same equipment that the professionals use. It’s the real world experience that Isothermal students receive that has propelled them to success in the highly competitive world of broadcasting.
  • Building Construction Technology -  The Building Construction curriculum prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to residential and commercial building construction and remodeling. 
  • Manufacturing Technology - The Manufacturing Technology curriculum provides an introduction to the principles and practices of manufacturing in today’s global marketplace. The student will be exposed to valuable high-tech concepts applicable in a variety of industries such as plastics, metals, furniture, textiles, and electronics.
  • Electrical System Technology - The Electrical/Electronics Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.
  • Computer Engineering Technology - The Computer Engineering Technology curriculum provides the skills required to install, service, and maintain computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment.  It includes training in both hardware and software, emphasizing operating systems concepts to provide a unified view of computer systems.
  • Electronics Engineering Technology - The Electronics Engineering Technology curriculum prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. 
  • Computer-Integrated Machining -  The Computer - Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the analytical, creative and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development and production, resulting in a finished product. 
  • Mechanical Drafting Technology - The Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum prepares graduates for employment as mechanical technicians. Typical assignments would include assisting in the design, development, testing, and repair of mechanical equipment. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and mechanical principles.
  • Welding Technology - The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industries.
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology curriculum prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features.  Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics, and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

Health and Public Safety -  Career and Technical Education Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Certificate or Diploma

  • Manicuring / Nail Technology -The Manicuring/Nail Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills. 
  • Criminal Justice Technology - The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
  • Early Childhood Education - The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments.  Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers. 
  • Infant/Toddler Care - The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments.  Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers. 

****Pathways are subject to change****