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dakotacollegeatbottineauDakotaCollegeisanequalopportunityinstitution.DCBadministrationandfacultyreservetherighttomakechangesincurriculaacademicguidelinesandotherrulesandregulationsatanytime.DAKOTACOLLEGE.EDU105SIMRALLBOULEVARDBOTTINEAUND58318-1198800542-6866DAKOTACOLLEGE.EDUBOTTINEAU STAYUP-TO-DATEWITHTHELATESTDCBNEWSONLINEcampusmapDAKOTACOLLEGE.EDUPEEKINSIDEGETSTARTEDCampusMapAdmissionChecklistAdmissionRequirementsGetOnCampusGetFinancingEstimatedExpensesSTUDENTLIFEGetToKnowBottineauGetSocialCampusLifeTop5ReasonstoAttendDCBPROGRAMSIntroductiontoAllProgramsUniversityTransferProgramsCareerTechnicalEducationCTEDistanceEducationOnlineProgramsGetInvolved1245689111415171939414ADMISSIONSCOUNSELORSONLINECOLLEGEWEEKLIVEAThttpbit.lyDCBchatnowBECOMEAMEMBEROFTHEDCBBACKWOODSVIPCLUBGotohttpbit.lyDCBbackwoodsandsignuptoaccessyourownonlineportalthatiscustomizedwithinformationspecializedtoyourcollege-boundneeds.4217WITHDCBchatNEWPHOTOGRAPHYPROGRAM35 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getoncampusCAMPUSTOURS2TAKEAtourTakeatourofDakotaCollegeatBottineau.Ourambassadorswouldlovetotakeyouaroundcampusandshowyouwhytheygotoschoolhere.Toursareavailable8amto3pmMondaythroughFriday.Pleasegiveusacalltoscheduleyourtourat800542.6866orgotohttpbit.lydcbcampustour.TALKWITHTHEATHLETICDEPARTMENTEATINTHECAFETERIAMEETWITHFACULTYSTAFFGETANSWERSABOUTFINANCIALAIDATTENDASPORTINGEVENTWHILEVISITINGDCBYOUCANTWODCBEMPLOYEESSITSIDEBYSIDE.OnepointstoaBachelorsdegreehangingontheofcewallandsaysIhavethatexactsamediploma.ShewalksoutandcomesbackwiththesameBachelorsdegreeissuedfromthesameN.D.four-yearuniversity.Bothhavethesamelookandfeeltothem.BothhavethesameBachelorsdegreetitle.BothhavethesameCumLaudeHonorsdistinctionontheirdiploma.FOODFORTHOUGHTEmployeeAwentstraighttoafour-yearN.D.universityandstudiedthereforveyearswithonesemesterabroad.Shechangedhermajorthreetimesandworkedfulltimeincollegetokeepcostsdown.Aftercollegeshegraduatedwith70000instudentloandebttolandhera28000jobfreshoutofcollege.Forthenext30yearsemployeeAwillpayaminimumof400permonthtopayoffherstudentloandebt.TheotherDCBemployeestudiedtwoyearsatatwo-yearN.D.collegeandtransferredintoafour-yearN.D.universitytograduate.Shealsoworkedfulltimetokeepstudentloansdownandstudiedhardtomakesureshenishedinfouryears.EmployeeBsstudentloanswereonly30000andforthenext15yearsshewillpay100permonthinstudentloandebt.Nowletsaddathirdemployeetothemixforreference.EmployeeCstudiedtwoyearsatatwo-yearN.D.collegeandplayedsportsonascholarship.Helatertransferredtoadifferentfour-yearN.D.university.Hestudiedatotalofveyearschangedmajorsandworkedparttime.EmployeeChadsavedmoneyduringschoolandpaidforonesemesterofcollegeonhisown.Aftergraduationheleftwith20000instudentloandebtandwillpay250permonthforthenextsevenyears.THESEARETHETRUESTUDENTLOANSTORIESOFTHREEDCBEMPLOYEES.AfterreadingtheirstorieswhodoyouthinkmadethesmarterchoiceWhichrouteareyougoingtochooseTheseareseriousmatterstoconsiderwhenenteringintohighereducationandfuturestudentsneedtobethinkingabouttheendresultbeforetheymakecostlydecisions.WHATSTHEDIFFERENCEONECOST40000MORETHANTHEOTHERFOODFORTHOUGHT34 estimatedexpensesForamorepersonalizedtuitionratepleaseuseouronlinetuitioncalculatoratWWW.DAKOTACOLLEGE.EDUFUTURE_CALCULATOR.PHPAmajorityofstudentswhoattendDakotaCollegequalifyforsometypeofTitleIVfederalnancialaidevenhigher-incomefamiliesqualifyforafederalunsubsidizedloan.Yourfamilysincomeassetsandbenetswillbeusedtodetermineyoureligibilityforaid.5Numbersarebasedon2013-2014ratesandaresubjecttochange.SpecializedprogramssuchasParamedicEMTTechnologyandNursinghaveadditionalfeesforprogrambooksandsupplies.Roomandboardisbasedonadouble-occupancyroomandave-daymealplan.Weekendmealplansingleroomsandsuitesavailableatadditionalcosts.TheStateBoardofHigherEducationhasapprovedatuitionincentiveprogramfornonresidentdependentsandspousesofNorthDakotaUniversitySystemNDUScampusgraduates.TheprogramallowsqualifyingstudentstoattendanNDUSinstitutionatarateof150oftheresidenttuitionrateplusallapplicablefees.FINANCIALAIDASSISTANTjalee.lynnesdakotacollege.edu701228-5469FINANCIALAIDDIRECTORValerie.Heilmandakotacollege.edu701228-5437EXPENSESESTIMATEDUNDERGRADUATEYEARLYCOSTSFINANCIALAIDNORTHDAKOTACANADIANRESIDENTS10507peryearTUITIONANDFEES4020ROOMANDBOARD5387BOOKSANDSUPPLIES1100CONTIGUOUSSTATESMTSD11312peryearTUITIONANDFEES4825ROOMANDBOARD5387BOOKSANDSUPPLIES1100MINNESOTA11072peryearTUITIONANDFEES4585ROOMANDBOARD5387BOOKSANDSUPPLIES1100MinnesotafeesStudentsfromMinnesotawhohavebeenacceptedunderthereciprocityagreement.Studentsmustapplyforreciprocitywhichtakesapproximately4-6weeks.Applicationsareavailableatwww.mheso.state.mn.us.WUEMSEP12118peryearTUITIONANDFEES5631ROOMANDBOARD5387BOOKSANDSUPPLIES1100TheWesternUndergraduateExchangeProgramWUEprovidesaspecialtuitionratefornonresidentstudentsfromparticipatingstates.CurrentlythefollowingstatesareparticipatingAlaskaArizonaCaliforniaColoradoHawaiiIdahoNevadaNewMexicoOregonUtahWashingtonandWyoming.TheMidwesternStudentExchangeProgramMSEPprovidesaspecialtuitionratefornonresidentstudentsfromparticipatingstates.CurrentlythefollowingstatesareparticipatingKansasMichiganMissouriNebraskaandWisconsin.NONRESIDENTINTERNATIONAL12118peryearTUITIONANDFEES5631ROOMANDBOARD5387BOOKSANDSUPPLIES1100JACKUPSTYLEyourATTHEwaniganPURCHASEYOURCOURSEBOOKSSUPPLIESEMPLOYMENTOPPORTUNITIESFORSTUDENTSCOFFEESMOOTHIESSNACKSMOREWANIGANBOOKSTORE701228.5458800542.6866getfinancingAREYOUELIGIBLESTEPSTOAPPLY1.AdmissionStudentsmustapplyandbeadmittedtoDakotaCollegebeforenancialaidcanbeawarded.2.FinancialAidApplicationStudentsrequestingnancialaidfromDakotaCollegemustcompletetheFreeApplicationforFederalStudentAidFAFSA.Youcancompletetheformonlineforfreeatwww.fafsa.ed.gov.Makesuretolistourcollegecode002995ontheFAFSA.TheFAFSAmustbeprocessedbyApril15inordertomeettheprioritydeadlineforcampus-basedprograms.3.Checkyourmailande-mailforrequestsforadditionalapplicationinformation.4.CompletetheDakotaCollegescholarshipapplication.TheapplicationisavailableonourwebsiteundertheFinancialAidsection.AFTERYOUAPPLYIfanypartofyourapplicationismissingorincompletetheprocessingofyourapplicationmaybedelayed.Itistheresponsibilityofthestudenttomakesureallinformationrequestediscorrectandcomplete.IftheFinancialAidOfcerequestsadditionalinformationitistoyourbenettorespondquickly.WHENWILLYOUFINDOUTFinancialaidawardnoticesaresentinMayorJuneprovidedtheFinancialAidOfcehasreceivedproperdocumentation.FORCANADIANSTUDENTSYoumaybeeligibleforaidthroughyourProvincetheCanadiangovernmentandpossiblyyourhomebank.Ifyouhaveanyquestionscontactourofceat800542-6866.StudentsmustleaFinancialCerticationFormwithDCBfoundonlineunderFutureStudentsInternational.FORU.S.MALESIfyouare18orolderyoumustregisterforSelectiveServiceatsss.gov.6SHOULDYOUAPPLYYES.EVERYONESHOULDAPPLYEVENIFTHEYTHINKTHEYDONTQUALIFY.VISITUSONLINEwww.dakotacollege.eduhttpbit.lyDCBnancialaidDCB .HTTPBIT.LYABOUTBOTTINEAUAREAHIGHLIGHTSAREAHIGHLIGHTSAREAHIGHLIGHTSKNOWBottineauGETTOHIGHLIGHTSMOVIETHEATERSKATINGRINKBOTTINEAUWINTERPARKWALMARTSHOPKOOUTDOORACTIVITIESSWIMMINGFISHINGGOLFINGSKIINGSNOWBOARDINGHIKINGHUNTINGDISCFRISBEEGOLFINGPLACESTOEATCHINAINNDENNYSPIZZAINNFAMILYBAKERYHERBELSDARIODAIRYQUEENALISCOFFEEHOUSESUBWAYCENEX8DCBSBESTKEPTSECRETISTHESAUNAITSGREATIALSOREALLYLOVEHOWFRIENDLYEVERYBODYIS.ITMAKESTHECOLLEGEEXPERIENCETHATMUCHBETTER.-Kelsey7 7GETSOCIALGETSOCIAL10THEFACULTYSTAFFAREEXTREMELYHELPFULANDFRIENDLY.THEYWELCOMEYOUWITHOPENARMSANDHELPMAKEYOUFEELLIKEBOTTINEAUISYOURSECONDHOME-DariannGOINGTODCBISAGREATWAYTOGETANEDUCATIONWHILEMEETINGLOTSOFPEOPLE.-JohnnieTHEBESTPARTABOUTDCBISTHATITSLIKEASMALLCOMMUNITYWHEREEVERYONEKNOWSEVERYONEANDISVERYEASYTOGETAROUND.-DeannaGET9 11CAMPUSLIFECOLLEGEDAKOTAourCAMPUSLIFESomeofthefriendshipsyoumakeintheDakotaCollegeatBottineauresidencehallswilllastforeversowillthememories.Youllliveclosetotheclassroomsthelibrarythegymandthedininghallmakingiteasytogetimmersedinthelifeofthecampus.12 5REASONSTOATTENDDCB145REASONSTopStudentsattendDCBbecausetheyreceivehighqualityclassesatacollegewheretheyareanamenotanumber.StudentsstudyinginthistypeofatmospheretypicallyleavewithhigherGPAsandwithseveralreferencesthatcanfurthertheircareerslaterinlife.BECAUSEYOUWONTWASTEYOURTIMETOIMPROVEYOURGAMETOBECHALLENGEDTOATTENDDCB12345Withtheeconomyweliveintodaystudentshavetoconsiderwaystosaveontheireducation.AtDCBweareamongthelowesttuitionratesinthestateofNorthDakotawhichisabigwaytosave.StudentscanattendDCBforthersttwoyearsoftheirfour-yeardegreecuttingtheircostofeducationdowninasignicantway.FINANCIALLYDCBMAKESSENSEBEAPERSONNOTJUSTANUMBERStudentscanreceivetheirrsttwoyearsoftheirfour-yeardegreeatDCB.StudentscantakegeneraleducationcoursesatDCBandthebestpartisallthesecourseswilltransfertootherN.D.universities.DCBathletesknowthattheyaresteppinguptheirgamebyplayingduringtheirfreshmanandsophomoreyearinsteadofsittingonthebench.ByworkinghardontheeldcourtandintheclassroommanyDCBathletesoftencontinueplayingatfour-yearuniversities.Two-yearschoolshaveabadstereotypeforbeingaplacetogoifyoucanthackitatafour-yearschool.ThisisnottrueDCBwillchallengeyouWiththePhiThetaKappahonorsocietyandanHonorsProgramthereareplentyofwaystopushyourselftothelimitwhiletakinginthebenetsofstudyingatatwo-yearschool.LEARNINGCENTERTHESTUDENTTOTEACHERRATIOHASTOBEMYFAVORITEBECAUSEYOUCANFINDPROFESSORSTHATAREWILLINGTOHELPYOUANYTIME.-Mitchell701227.5477DCBLIBRARYATDCBIAMAPERSONANDNOTJUSTANUMBER.-Stephanie701227.545413 getyourdegreeHTTPWWW.DAKOTACOLLEGE.EDUMAJORS.PHPINTRODUCTIONTOALLPROGRAMS15ATDCBTHERESAPROGRAMFOREVERYONETwo-yearTransferprogramsthatleadtofour-yearuniversitiesCareertechnicaleducationCTEprogramstoearnadegreeintwoyearsorlessOnlineprogramstotyourbusyscheduleandHybridprogramscombiningonlineandon-campusclassesforthebestofbothworlds.NOMATTERWHATSUITSYOURNEEDSDCBCANHELPYOUGETYOURDEGREETHISDCBHONORSPROGRAMISyouIFSOTHEDCBHONORSPROGRAMISAGREATOPTIONFORYOUADDVALUETOYOUREDUCATIONDoyoupreferstimulatingsmallclassesIslearningtothinkcriticallycreativelyandindependentlyimportanttoyouWouldyouliketobroadenyouracademicexperienceAreyouinterestedinincreasingyourself-condenceDoyouliketakinganactiveroleinyourownlearningPROGRAMREQUIREMENTSTOENROLL23ACTcompositeor3.25nalhighschoolGPAFormoreinformationortolearnhowtoapplyfortheprogramcontactKeriKeithHonorsProgramAdvisoratkeri.keithdakotacollege.edu.ALLPROGRAMSLISTING13COLLEGEMAJORSPROGRAMSOFSTUDYDiplomaCerticate.............One-yearcareertechprogramsAAS.........................................AssociateofAppliedSciencetwo-yearcareertechprogramAS...........................................AssociateofSciencetwo-yeartransferprogramAA..........................................AssociateofArtstwo-yeartransferprogramBUSINESSAdvertisingMarketingBookkeeperInformationManagement-AccountingTechnicianInformationManagement-AdministrativeAssistantReceptionServicesSmallBusinessManagementCAREGIVERSERVICESAdultCOMPUTERTECHNOLOGYInformationTechnologyInformationTechnology-ComputerizedOfceMgmt.InformationTechnology-WebDesignInformationTechnology-WebmasterEDUCATIONEarlyChildhoodK-12ParaeducationHEALTHPROFESSIONSAssociateDegreeNurseRegisteredNurseMedicalAdministrativeAssistantMedicalAssistantMedicalCodingMedicalTranscriptionParamedicEMTTechnologyPracticalNurseLicensedPracticalNurseNATURALRESOURCESEnvironmentalTechnology-LaboratoryFieldTechnicianEnvironmentalTechnology-NaturalResourcesManagementFloralDesignandGreenhouseTechnologyFlowershopTechnologyGolfCourseGroundsTechnicianGreenhouseTechnologyLandManagementLandscapeDesignandMaintenancePhotographyRecreationManagementSustainableVegetableProductionUrbanForestManagementWildlifeFisheriesTechnologyLISTINGALLPROGRAMSAccountingAgricultureArtBiologyBusinessEducationChemistryComputerInfo.SystemsUNIVERSITYTRANSFERPROGRAMSDakotaCollegeatBottineauofferstheapplicablefreshmanandsophomorecourseworkformostBachelorDegreeprograms.ThefollowingsuggestedcurricularoutlinesareincludedinthiscatalogEarlyChildhoodEconomicsElementaryEducationEnglishFinanceHealthProfessionsHistoryLiberalArtsMarketingManagementMathematicsPharmacyPhysicalEducationPsychologySecondaryEducationSocialScienceSpecialEducationVeterinaryScienceWildlifeManagement16 COMMUNICATIONS9CREDITSREQUIREDARTSANDHUMANITIES6CREDITSREQUIREDSOCIALSCIENCE6CREDITSREQUIREDFIRSTYEAREXPERIENCE1CREDITREQUIREDREQUIREDOFALLNEWFRESHMENStudentswhoplantograduatefromDakotaCollegewithanAssociateofSciencedegreemustearn41creditsofGeneralEducationrequiredfromtheacademicareaslistedbelow61creditsarerequiredforgraduationtransferprogramsfeaturedDakotaCollegeatBottineauhasspecialtransferprogramagreementswithNorthDakotaandCanadianuniversitiesinthefollowingeldsCRIMINALJUSTICEWITHWILDLIFEEMPHASISMINOTSTATEUNIVERSITYThisprogramisgearedtowardthosewhoarelookingtopursueacareerasaGameWardenorConservationOfcer.StudentswilltaketheirrsttwoyearsatDCBstudyingwildlifecoursesandcriminaljustice.UponcompletionoftheirAssociateofSciencedegreethestudentswilltransfertoMSUtonishtheirBachelorsdegreeinCriminalJustice.WILDLIFEMANAGEMENTVALLEYCITYSTATEUNIVERSITYThisprogramisgearedtowardthosewhoarelookingtopursueacareerinWildlifeManagementasaGameWardenWildlifeBiologistResearcheretc.StudentswilltaketheirrsttwoyearsatDCBstudyingwildlifecourses.Acollaborativeprogram31betweenDCBandValleyCityStateUniversityVCSUprovidesDCBstudentstheuniqueopportunitytoremainontheDCBcampusforathirdyearwhilestudyingwildlife.DuringthethirdyearstudentsenrollinVCSUwildlifecourseswhiletakingadvantageofhavingtheirsciencelabsonDCBscampus.StudentswilltransfertoVCSUcampustocompletetheirfourthyearofstudyinFisheriesandWildlifeManagement.INFORMATIONTECHNOLOGYVALLEYCITYSTATEUNIVERSITYThisprogramisgearedtowardthosewhoarelookingtopursueacareerinInformationTechnologyIT.ITisthestudyofhowcomputersprocessandmanageinformation.StudentswilltaketheirrsttwoyearsatDCBstudyingITcourses.Acollaborativeprogram31betweenDCBandValleyCityStateUniversityVCSUprovidesDCBstudentstheuniqueopportunitytoremainontheDCBcampusforathirdyearwhilestudyingIT.DuringthethirdyearstudentsenrollinVCSUITcoursesonDCBscampus.StudentswilltransfertoVCSUcampustocompletetheirfourthyearofstudyinInformationTechnology.PRE-ENGINEERINGUNIVERSITYOFNORTHDAKOTAThePrEPPre-EngineeringProgramisdesignedforstudentswhowanttostudyintroductoryengineeringcourseswhileattendingDakotaCollegeatBottineau.UponcompletionoftheirAssociateofSciencedegreestudentswilltransferintoUNDsengineeringprogram.StudentsplanningtoenrollinthePrEPareencouragedtotakeMath103CollegeAlgebrawhileattendinghighschoolsotheyarepreparedtocompletethePrEPintwoyears.ASSOCIATEOFSCIENCEASMATHSCIENCETECHNOLOGY18CREDITSREQUIREDWELLNESS2CREDITSREQUIREDELECTIVES20CREDITSMINIMUMUNIVERSITYTRANSFERPROGRAMS18UNIVERSITYTRANSFERPROGRAMS17VISITUSONLINEwww.dakotacollege.eduASSOCIATEOFARTSAAStudentswhoplantograduatefromDakotaCollegewithanAssociateofArtsdegreemustearn41creditsofGeneralEducationrequiredfromtheacademicareaslistedbelow61creditsarerequiredforgraduationCOMMUNICATIONS9CREDITSREQUIREDARTSANDHUMANITIES9CREDITSREQUIREDSOCIALSCIENCE12CREDITSREQUIREDFIRSTYEAREXPERIENCE1CREDITREQUIREDREQUIREDOFALLNEWFRESHMENMATHSCIENCETECHNOLOGY9CREDITSREQUIREDWELLNESS2CREDITSREQUIREDELECTIVES20CREDITSMINIMUMATTENDDAKOTACOLLEGEFORYOURFIRSTTWOYEARSANDEARNONEOFOURTRANSFERDEGREESanAssociateofArtsAAorAssociateofScienceAS.IfyougraduatewithanAAorASdegreeyouwillhavemettheGeneralEducationrequirementsofall11NorthDakotaUniversitySystemschools.Youwillthenbereadytotransfertoafour-yearcollegeinNorthDakotaandmanyotheruniversitiesinsurroundingstates.Receiveaqualityeducationinacaringenvironmentwhileenjoyingsmallclasssizesindividualattentionandnancialsavingsforthebeginningofyourcollegeexperience.GETEDUCATEDWHYFOUR-YEARSTUDENTSSTARTTHEIRSTUDIESATDCB AASAssociateofAppliedScienceTwo-yearCTEprogramCerticateDiplomasone-yearCTEprogramCTEPROGRAMS20AREASOFSTUDYNOTICEDgetASHLEIGHAUFFORTHBOTTINEAUNDMAJORNURSINGSPORTVOLLEYBALLWHATISYOURFAVORITEPARTOFLEARNINGONASMALLERCAMPUSIabsolutelylovehavingtheabilitytobeonapersonallevelwithmyprofessors.Ithelpsmefeelmorecondenttoaskforhelp.WHYDIDYOUDECIDETOATTENDATWO-YEARCOLLEGEVERSUSAFOUR-YEARAtrstIwasgoingtogetmygeneralscompleted.LaterIfoundthatDCBofferedagreatnursingprogramanditmademoresensetogetmyschoolingdonequicker.WHATDOYOUTHINKISTHEBESTPARTABOUTDCBThebestpartaboutDCBisknowingeveryoneoncampusandbeingabletodevelopfriendshipswitheveryone.WHATISDCBSBEST-KEPT-SECRETTHATNOONEEVERTOLDYOUABOUTANDTHATYOUABSOLUTELYLOVEThereisasaunaHOWDOYOUFEELABOUTTHESMALLCLASSROOMSIZESIlovethesmallclasses.Ithelpsmelearnatmyownpacetofullyunderstandthematerial.WHATISONETHINGYOUWOULDLIKETOTELLAPROSPECTIVESTUDENTABOUTDCBAtwo-yearcollegeisagreatplacetomeetalldifferenttypesofpeopletobuildrelationshipsandtoprepareforafour-yearcollege.WHATISYOURFAVORITEPARTOFPLAYINGASPORTFORDCBMyteammatesarethebestWinorlosewearefriendsonandoffofthecourt.BUSINESSAdvertisingMarketingAASDiplomaAccountingTechnicianAASAdministrativeAssistantAASBookkeepingDiplomaReceptionServicesDiplomaSmallBusinessManagementAASCAREGIVERSERVICESCaregiverServicesDiplomaCaregiverServices-AdultAASCOMPUTERTECHNOLOGYComputerizedOfceManagementAASInformationTechnologyAASWebmasterAASWebDesignDiplomaEDUCATIONEarlyChildhoodAASCerticateK-12AASCerticateParaeducationAASCerticateMEDICALMedicalAdministrativeAssistantAASMedicalAssistantAASDiplomaMedicalCodingDiplomaonlineonlyMedicalTranscriptionDiplomaonlineonlyNursingAASCerticateParamedicEMTTechnologyAASCerticateNATURALRESOURCESEnvironmentalTechnologyLaboratoryFieldTechnicianAASNaturalResourcesManagementAASHorticultureFloralDesignGreenhouseTechAASFlowershopTechnologyDiplomaGolfCourseGroundsTechnicianCerticateGreenhouseTechnologyDiplomaLandscapeDesignMaintenanceAASDiplomaSustainableVegetableProductionAASCerticateRecreationManagementAASonlineonlyWildlifeFisheriesTechnologyAASUrbanForestManagementAASDiplomaPhotographyAASCerticateJUSTOUTOFHIGHSCHOOLANDUNSUREOFTHEFUTUREAREYOULOOKINGFORACAREERCHANGEORMAYBETOIMPROVEYOURSKILLS19BychoosingaCareerandTechnicalEducationprogramatDakotaCollegeyoucanbeonyourwaytoanewcareerintwoyearsorless.SaveyourselfvaluabletimeandmoneybychoosingDakotaCollegesCTEprogramsandlearntheimportantskillsthatwillgetyouintotheworkforcefaster.DakotaCollegesCTEprogramspreparestudentsformorethanjustawell-payingjob.Itisthebeginningofacareerpath.Ourclassroomexperienceprovidesstudentswiththenecessaryskillsandhands-onlearningthatenablesthemtowalkoutoftheclassroomandintoemploymentopportunities.SowhatareyouwaitingforAdvanceyourcareertodaywithDakotaCollegeatBottineauandlearnmarketableskillsforacompetitivetomorrow.GETCTEPROGRAMSGOINGDAKOTACOLLEGEATBOTTINEAUCANHELP. MEDICALASSISTANTSMedicalAssistantsperformroutineadministrativeandclinicaltaskstokeeptheofcesandclinicsofphysicianspodiatristschiropractorsoptometristsandotherhealthcareprovidersrunningsmoothly.Thesealliedhealthpersonnelaretrainedtoperformadministrativedutiesortoworkdirectlywithaphysician.MedicalAssistantsoftendirectlyassistthephysicianbypreparingpatientsforexamstakingvitalsignsobtainingmedicalhistoriesexplainingtreatmentproceduresperformingbasiclaboratorytestsandsettingupinstrumenttrays.ALLIEDHEALTHALLIEDHEALTH22MedicalAssistantMedicalAdministrativeAssistantMEDICALADMINISTRATIVEASSISTANTSMedicalAdministrativeAssistantsassembleapatientshealthinformationincludingmedicalhistorysymptomsexaminationresultsdiagnosticteststreatmentmethodsandallotherhealthcareproviderservices.Assistantsorganizeandmanagehealthinformationdatabyensuringitsqualityaccuracyaccessibilityandsecurity.Theyregularlycommunicatewithphysiciansandotherhealthcareprofessionalstoclarifydiagnosesortoobtainadditionalinformation.AccordingtotheBureauofLaborStatisticsemploymentinthiseldisexpectedtogrowmuchfasterthanaverage.LicensedPracticalNurseRegisteredNurseCAREERS21CAREERSALLIEDHEALTH ALLIEDHEALTHDakotaCollegeoffersathree-tiernursingprogram.Studentsbeginbyenrollinginthepre-nursingcurriculum.DuringthistimetheymustmeetgradepointaveragestandardsholdacurrentCertiedNursingAssistantcerticationandcompleteanapplicationtobeadmittedintothepracticalnursingprogram.Onceacceptedtheymaybeginthe11-monthPNprogramtakingastateexamtobecomealicensedpracticalnurseafterward.AftercompletingthePNprogramandmeetingqualicationsstudentsmaybepermittedtocontinueforanotheryearoftrainingbyapplyingtotheAssociateDegreeNursingprogram.OnceastudentgraduatesfromtheADNprogramtheycantakeastateexamtoearntheirtitleasaRegisteredNurse.InformationtakenfromtheBureauofLaborStatistics.LicensedPracticalNurseRegisteredNurseParamedicALLIEDHEALTH23ALLIEDHEALTHALLIEDHEALTH24PRACTICALNURSESPNSStudentswhocompletethePracticalNursingprogramtakethestateboardexamtobecomeLicensedPracticalNursesLPNs.LPNscareforthesickinjuredconvalescentanddisabledunderthedirectionofaphysicianandregisterednurse.Thesenursesseetothebasiccareofpatientstakingvitalsignssuchastemperaturebloodpressurepulserespirationmonitoringpatientsandmakingsuretheyarecomfortable.Indoctorsofcesandclinicstheyalsomaymakeappointmentskeeprecordsandperformotherclericalduties.ASSOCIATEDEGREENURSESADNSAssociateDegreeNursestakethestateboardexamstobecomeRegisteredNursesRNs.RNsworktopromotehealthpreventdiseasesandcopewithillness.Theyareadvocatesandeducatorsforpatientsfamiliesandcommunities.Whenprovidingdirectpatientcaretheyobserveassessandrecordsymptomsreactionsandprogressinpatients.Theyassistphysiciansduringsurgeriestreatmentsandexaminations.RNsalsodevelopandmanagenursingcareplansinstructpatientsandtheirfamiliesinpropercareandhelpindividualstakestepstoimprovetheirhealth.PARAMEDICEMTTECHNOLOGYPeopleslivesoftendependonthequickandvitalservicesprovidedbyEmergencyMedicalTechniciansEMTsandParamedics.InemergenciesParamedicsaredispatchedby911operatorstothesceneofanaccidentorothersituationsinwhichimmediatemedicalservicesarerequired.Paramedicsprovidemoreextensivepre-hospitalcarethanEMTs.InadditiontocarryingoutbasicEMTproceduresParamedicscanadministermedicationsorallyandintravenouslyinterpretelectrocardiogramsEKGsperformendotrachealintubationsandusemonitorsandothercomplexequipment.StudentsmustsuccessfullycompletetheirEMT-BasiccerticationbeforeenrollingintoDCBsParamedicEMTTechnologyprogram.AftercompletionoftheParamedicEMTTechnologyprogramstudentscantaketheNationalRegistryofEmergencyMedicalTechniciansNREMTwrittenandpracticalexaminationtobecomeacertiedParamedic.CAREERSCAREERS AdvertisingSalesAgentAssistantAccountsManagerCommunicationsCoordinatorCommunicationsSpecialistCreativeAssociateCustomerResearchAssociateGeneralBusinessManagerPublicRelationsPublicistPublicityDirectorFundRaiserPersonalCareServiceWorkerHomeHealthAideCAREGIVERSERVICESBUSINESSCAREGIVERSERVICES26ADVERTISINGMARKETINGProfessionalsinadvertisingandmarketingcanworkinavarietyofjobatmospheres.Theseprofessionalsworktopromoteacompanysproductsandservicesorengageincreativethinkingstrategiestoenhancesalesopportunities.Theymaydopublicrelationsworkwhileothersndemploymentinmediarelationsoftencreatingadvertisementsfortheircompanyorclients.SMALLBUSINESSADMINISTRATIONTobesuccessfulinSmallBusinessAdministrationstudentsmustknowtheinsandoutsofrunningasmallbusinessregardlessofthecompanysnature.ThroughDCBsprogramstudentswilllearnbuyerbehavioranddynamicssalesoperationsandmanagementdemandanalysiscost-volumeandprotrelationshippricingtheoryandgeneralskillsintechnologyleadershipmarketingandadvertisingstrategy.AllofthesecomponentswillmakeyouhighlyqualiedtorunyourownbusinessormanageoneforanemployerCAREERSCAREERSBUSINESS25CAREGIVERSERVICESTheCaregiverServicesmajorpreparesindividualstoprovidecareforadultswhoareelderlyindividualswhoaredisabledandotherswithhealthconcerns.Caregiversmaybeself-employedagentsoremployeesofnursinghomesadultdaycarecentersandhomehealthagencies.Somecaregiversworkasin-homecarespecialistsprovidingpersonalcareforclientsorrespitecareforfamiliestherebyallowingtheelderlyordisabledtoremainintheirhomes.Caregiversassistclientswithnutritioncleanlinessshoppingerrandsandmanyothertasks. COMPUTERIZEDOFFICEMANAGEMENTWorkersintheComputerizedOfceManagementeldareresponsiblefortheaccurateentryandmaintenanceofbusinessrecordsandschedules.Theyarethegatekeepersofincomingcorrespondencelteringtimesensitivemailanddistributingittotheproperpersonnel.Workersmayconductresearchcompiledataandpreparepapersandreportsforpresentationstouppermanagementallwhilemaintainingcondentiality.Theypreservehardcopyandelectroniclingsystemsupdateofcecalendarsandrevisedatabases.Theknowledgeofofceprogramssoftwareisthemaincomponentofthisdegree.COMPUTERTECHNOLOGYCOMPUTERTECHNOLOGY27INFORMATIONTECHNOLOGYInformationTechnologyITisthestudyofhowcomputersprocessandmanageinformation.AnAASinInformationTechnologypreparesyouforentry-levelpositionsasahelpdeskoperatororcomputeruser.ITprofessionalsworkinavarietyofindustriesdesigninghardwaresoftwarecommunicationsnetworksInternetapplicationsandmore.Newstudentsorworkingprofessionalscanbenetfromtheprogrambystayingcurrentwithevolvingtrendsintechnology.CurrentlyinNorthDakotathedemandfortwo-yearITdegreesishigh.Studentsseekingafour-yeardegreeinITcanenrollinthe31collaborativeprogrambetweenValleyCityStateUniversityandDCB.ThroughthisprogramstudentscanstudyatDCBforthreeyearsandnishtheirnalyearatValleyCity.COMPUTERTECHNOLOGY28ComposingDataKeeperComputerProgrammerComputerSupportSpecialistPersonalAssociateConsoleOperatorNetworkEngineerWebmasterClerkTypistCAREERSWEBDESIGNAdegreeinwebdesignhelpsstudentsbenetfromtotalimmersionincuttingedgetechnologywhiledevelopinganeyefordetailuniquestylesandapproachestoproblemsolving.Awebdesignerunderstandshowtobridgethegapbetweenconsumersandbusinessesinanentertainingandproductiveway.ThediplomaprogramwillteachstudentsspecialisttoolssuchasPhotoshopDreamweaverFrontpageandothersoftware.Webdesignerscanbepartoflargediverseteamsorcanworkalone.Workenvironmentstendtovaryfromsmallbusinessestolargecorporations.WEBMASTERSWebmastersorwebadministratorsareresponsibleformaintainingwebsites.Theyoverseeissueswithavailabilitytousersandspeedofaccessmonitorandapprovesitecontentandcollectandanalyzedataonwebactivityandtrafcpatterns.Webmastersareanalyticalhavegoodverbalandwrittencommunicationskillsandareabletomultitaskandpaycloseattentiontodetail.DemandforWebmasterswillcontinuetobestrongasmoreworkersareneededtoaccommodatetheincreasingamountofdatasentovertheInternet. ENVIRONMENTALTECHNOLOGY29LABORATORYFIELDTECHNICIANSEnvironmentaltechnicianjobsaremorepracticallyorientedthanthoseofscientists.Techniciansperformlaboratoryandeldteststomonitorenvironmentalresourcesanddeterminethecontaminantsandsourcesofpollutioninanecosystem.Someareresponsibleforwastemanagementoperationscontrolandmanagementofhazardousmaterialsinventoryorregulatorycompliance.EmploymentofenvironmentalscienceandprotectiontechniciansisexpectedtogrowmuchfasterthanaverageaccordingtotheBureauofLaborStatistics.Mostofthisgrowthisexpectedtobeinrmsthatassistothercompaniesinenvironmentalmonitoringmanagementandregulatorycompliance.InformationtakenfromtheBureauofLaborStatistics.ForestryLaborerArboristTreeWardenForestryTechnicianENVIRONMENTALTECHNOLOGYTreeWardenAssayerForestConservationTechnicianGrazingExaminerFiberAnalystSurveyingMappingTechnicianChemicalTechnicianSoilTesterPaintTesterNATURALRESOURCEMANAGEMENTThenationsnaturalresourcesprovideavarietyofbenetsrangingfromrecreationaltocommercialuse.Managingimprovingandprotectingnaturalresourcesforeconomicandrecreationalpurposesrequiremanydifferenttasks.Workersinthiseldassistindevelopingmaintainingandconservingtheresourcesbygrowingandplantingnewseedlingsghtinginsectsanddiseasescontrollingsoilerosionandmanagingwaterresources.Workersdevelopandmaintainrelationshipswithlocalstateandfederalgovernmentsandadvisefarmersandranchersonconservationplanswatershedprotectionandsoilpreservation.Managementprofessionalsneedtobeabletoapplyprinciplesofagronomysoilscienceforestryandagriculturetoachievetheirconservationgoals.Demandforconservationworkerswillincreaseasmorelandissetasidetoprotectnaturalresourcesorwildlifehabitats.FORESTRYCAREERSURBANFORESTMANAGEMENTIndividualsinUrbanForestManagementareresponsibleforthehealthandmaintenanceoftreesandshrubsinanurbanenvironment.Theseindividualsmainfocusisontheappearancehealthandvalueoftreesandshrubs.Workerscanalsospecializeinthediagnosisandtreatmentoftreediseases.Manytimesworkerswilltaketheleadinthepruningtrimmingandshapingofornamentaltreesandshrubsforprivateresidencesgolfcoursesorotherinstitutionalgrounds.Theymayalsoberesponsiblefortheclearingofproblemareaswheretreesareinfringingoninfrastructuresuchaspowerlinesandcitystreets.Treetrimmersprunersandarboristswillworkwithheavyequipmentandpowertoolstoaidthemintheirdailyduties.StudentsenrollinginDCBsprogramwilllearnthetoolsnecessarytobecompetentinthemanagementeldofournationsandcitiesforests.FORESTRY30CAREERS HORTICULTUREHORTICULTURESUSTAINABLEVEGETABLEPRODUCTIONStudentsnowhaveachancetolearnaboutthisemergingtrendfromtheplacethathasalwayshaditshandinhorticultureDakotaCollegeatBottineau.SustainableVegetableProductionworkershelpmeetconsumerdemandsfordirectmarketandlocallyproducedfoodbyplantinggrowingandsellingorganicandspecialtyproduce.AdegreeinSustainableVegetableProductionwillgiveyouthechancetolearntheentrepreneurialandtechnicalskillstomanageaprotableenvironmentallysoundvegetablebusiness.Learnthebasicsofproducingorganicandspecialtyvegetablesculinaryandmedicinalherbsincreaseyourknowledgeofsolarproductionstructurescompostproductionandusesafepostharvesthandlingandgreenhousestructuresandoperations.Studentswilllearnhowtobecomemoreproductiveandprotablebusinesspeoplewhilepreservingtheenvironmentandutilizingnonrenewableresources.FLORALDESIGNGREENHOUSETECHNOLOGYFLORALDESIGNERScutlivedriedorsilkowersandothergreeneryandarrangethemintodisplaysofvarioussizesandshapes.Floraldesignersmustbecreativeserviceorientedandhavetheabilitytocommunicatetheirideasvisuallyandverbally.Designersneedtobeopentonewideastokeepupwithemergingtrends.Sincemanyoraldesignersmanagetheirownbusinessescoursesinbusinessaccountingandmarketingarehelpful.Selfemployeddesignersmayalsorungiftshopsorweddingconsultationbusinessesinadditiontooraldesignservices.GREENHOUSETECHNOLOGYwillprovidetechnicianswiththeabilitytomanagenurseriesthatgrowhorticulturalplantsforsaletoretailorwholesalecustomersfordisplayorexhibitionorforresearch.Theyimplementpropergrowingconditionsdeviseplantingandcareschedulesanddeterminethetypeofseedandquantitiesofplantstobegrown.Techniciansalsopreparegreenhousebedsforgrowinghorticulturalproductsutilizediseasecontrolchemicalsandoperategardenequipment.NurserySupervisorFloralDesignerLandscapeContractorGolfCourseSuperintendentFlowerShopManagerGreensKeeperGroundsMaintenanceWorkerCAREERSHORTICULTURELANDSCAPEDESIGNMAINTENANCELandscapedesignandmaintenancecrewsworkonathleticeldsgolfcoursescemeteriesuniversitycampusesparksandmanyotherarenas.Workerscareforindoorandoutdoorgardensandplantedareasincommercialandpublicfacilities.Theyhandlechemicalspruneshrubsandtreesplantowersanddevelopirrigationmethodstoadjustwaterconsumptionandpreventwaste.Workerscreateandmaintainavisuallyappealingatmosphereandaidintheupgradeofexistinglandscapes.Oftentheywilldesignlandscapesforclientsandimplementtheconstructionofthevision.31GOLFCOURSEGROUNDSTECHNICIANSGolfCourseGroundsTechniciansareresponsibleformaintenanceofgolfcoursesandperiodicallytherelocationoftheholesonputtinggreenstopreventunevenwearsandtoaddinterestandchallengetothegame.Techniciansalsoareresponsibleforthemaintenanceofcanopiesbenchesballwashersandteemarkers.DCBsone-yearprogramwillpreparestudentsforacareeronthegroundsInformationtakenfromtheU.S.BureauofLaborStatistics.32 ACCOUNTINGTECHNICIANBOOKKEEPERAccountingTechniciansandBookkeepersplayasupportingroleinthemaintenanceandvericationofnancialrecords.Enteringnumbersandotherdatadrivenguresisaneverydaytask.Theseworkersaidinpayrollinternalauditsidentifyingaccountdiscrepanciesreceivinginvoicesandpayingbills.Theyissuereimbursementsdisbursepurchaseordersandhelppreparetaxreports.ADMINISTRATIVEASSISTANTRECEPTIONSERVICESReceptionistsandAdministrativeAssistantsperformclericalworkanswertelephonesrouteandscreencallsgreetvisitorsrespondtoinquiriesfromthepublicandprovideinformationabouttheorganization.Someareresponsibleforthecoordinationofallmailintoandoutoftheofce.Thedemandfortwo-yeardegreeAdministrativeAssistantsinNorthDakotaisextraordinarilyhighrightnow.InformationtakenfromtheBureauofLaborStatistics.EARLYCHILDHOODTheParaeducationEarlyChildhoodmajorpreparesindividualstoworkwithchildreninavarietyofsettingsincludingdaycarecenterspreschoolprogramshomechildcareandschools.Studentslearntoplanactivitiesthatpromotethephysicalcognitivesocialandpsychologicaldevelopmentofchildren.EnrolledstudentswhohavecompletedDepartmentofDefenseEarlyChildhoodTrainingModulesandortheChildDevelopmentAssociateCDAcredentialmayapplyforcollegecreditaccordingtoprogrampolicy.INFORMATIONMANAGEMENT33PARAEDUCATIONINFORMATIONMANAGEMENTPARAEDUCATIONAdministrativeAssistantAccountsReceivableClerkTimekeeperLedgerClerkReceptionistInsuranceSalesAgentCAREERSParaprofessionalTeachersAideHeadstartAideTeachersAssistantExaminationProctorPaperGraderTutorCAREERS34K-12TheParaeducationK-12majorpreparesstudentsforemploymentasteacheraidesinelementaryandsecondaryschools.ByearningthedegreestudentsmeettheNDDepartmentofPublicInstructioneducationalrequirementsforcerticationasaparaprofessional.Paraeducationclassescanbetakenoncampusonlineorthroughinteractivevideonetworking.ChildCareWorkerDaycareProviderPreschoolTeacherCAREERS PHOTOGRAPHY35BiologicalTechnicianStateGameProtectorWildlifeOfcerWildlifeTechnicianWILDLIFEFISHERIESTECHNOLOGYWildlifeTechniciansprovidesupportandservicestoscientistsworkinginwildlifemanagementandanimalbiology.Techniciansperformeldresearchonanimalpopulations.Theyinvestigateeffectsofhuntingpressuresonwildlifeconductbirdsurvivalresearchstudypredatorsandobservecountandtrackshandwildlife.Occasionallytheyareinvolvedinprogramstobuyandimprovelandforwildlifehabitats.Techniciansgatherdataonwaterandsoilqualityplantnativegrassestorestoreanaturalareaorextractsheggsfromahatchery.Techniciansaremobilehavingtoworkonsnowshoestravelbyboatorhandleanall-terrainvehicle.Afundamentalknowledgeofresearchproceduresintheareasofsheriesaquacultureorwildlifeandtheirhabitatisvitalinmakingsmartdecisionsthatwillaffecttheearthsfuture.InformationtakenfromtheBureauofLaborStatistics.WILDLIFEWILDLIFEMANAGEMENTTRANSFERPROGRAMDCBsWildlifeManagementTransferProgrampreparesstudentsforafour-yearBachelorsdegree.Thisprogrampreparesstudentsforhigher-levelemploymentopportunitiesandstudentsoftencontinueontobecomeofcersspecializinginshinghuntingandboatinglaws.Gamewardenspatrolhuntingandshingareasconductsearchandrescueoperationsinvestigatecomplaintsandaccidentsandaidinprosecutingcourtcases.Theseindividualsmustalsomeetspecicrequirements.WhilemoststatesrequireatleasttwoyearsofcollegestudiesacompetitivejobmarketfavorsthosewithaBachelorsdegree.Oncehiredshandgamewardensattendatrainingacademylastingfromthreeto12monthssometimesfollowedbyfurthertrainingintheeld.Acollaborativeprogram31betweenDCBandValleyCityStateUniversityVCSUprovidesDCBstudentswiththeopportunitytoremainontheDCBcampusforathirdyear.DuringthethirdyearstudentsenrollinVCSUwildlifecoursesinpursuitofafour-yearwildlifemanagementdegreefromVCSU.StudentsthentransfertotheVCSUcampustocompletetheirfourthyearofstudy.ForotheruniversitytransferoptionscheckoutourFeaturedTransferProgramsonpage18.WILDLIFECAREERSPHOTOGRAPHYPHOTOGRAPHYTheysayapictureisworthathousandwordsanditstrue.Photographyplaysasupportingroleinnearlyeveryindustry.Photographsareusedeverywhereyoulookinmarketingadvertisingnewspapersprivatenewslettersandthelistgoeson.Aphotographermustunderstandtheimportanceofcompositionandlightingwhenitcomestopicturesandunderstandtherolephotosplayingraphicdesignandstorytelling.Photographyisatrueartandittakestalenttorecognizethepotentialforagreatphoto.Communicationiskeytophotographersastheyworkwithclientsandmodelsonanear-dailybasis.AtDCBstudentswilllearnallaspectsofthephotographybusinessandleavereadytobeemployedbymarketingadvertisingrmsorevenstartabusinessoftheirown36NEWprogram ONLINESTUDENTJOBDESCRIPTION37CLASSAttendclassesontimeanddonotleaveearly.Beawareoftheinstructorsattendancepolicy.Notifyyourinstructorifyouaregoingtobeabsent.Rememberfull-timestudentsshouldworklessthan20hoursperweek.Beingafull-timestudentislikehavingafull-timejob.Reviewandbeawareoftherequirementsanddeadlinesoutlinedinthecoursesyllabus.Bepreparedforclassbyreadingandcompletingtheassignments.Takenotesinclass.Itwillhelpyouremembertheclassdiscussions.Respectyourinstructorandothersintheclass.Studybetween15-20hoursperweek.Schoolisyourrstpriorityandisconsideredafull-timejob.NEEDassistanceAskyourinstructor.Theyaremorethanwillingtohelp.GototheDCBLearningCenterlocatedbythebookstoreinThatcherHall.ThehelpisFREE.Gotothelibraryforresearchhelp.ASSIGNMENTSCompleteassignmentsinatimelymanner.Dooriginalwork.Dontplagiarizetheuseofsomeoneelsesworkideasorthoughts.Collegeisdifcultsetrealisticgradeexpectationsgoodgradestakealotoftime.Focusonlearning.Usegoodtimemanagementskillsforyourstudiesandhomework.Noonewillbelookingoveryourshoulder.Youareresponsibleforyourownsuccess.KEEPYOURMINDANDBODYHEALTHYGetplentyofsleepandeataregularandwell-balanceddiet.DCBsSodexofoodserviceoffersavarietyofchoicestomaintainawell-balanceddiet.STUDENTJOBDESCRIPTIONGETCONNECTEDMATTERYOURNOCLASSATTENDLOCATIONHTTPWWW.DAKOTACOLLEGE.EDUMAJORS.PHPTURNTHEPAGETOLEARNTHEGREATOPPORTUNITIESONLINESTAYINTHECOMFORTOFYOUROWNHOMEWORKFULLTIMEATTENDCLASSATYOUROWNCONVENIENCE38 RECREATIONMANAGEMENTTheRecreationManagementprogramisorientedtopreparestudentstoworkinavarietyofrecreationalandleisuresettings.Theprogramisorganizedaroundcorecoursesthatemphasizethefoundationoftherecreationandleisureindustry.StudentsthenselectanoptionthatbestmatchestheirinterestParkManagementCommercialRecreationTourismorOutdoorRecreation.Workersinthiseldareoftenemployedbylocalstateandfederalagenciesornonprotorganizationswhomanageparksandrecreationareasandfacilities.ExamplesoftheseagenciesandnonprotorganizationsincludecitystateandfederalparksandrecreationareasYMCAsandsummercamps.Othersareemployedbythesectorofthetourismindustrythatisdependentuponnaturalresourcessuchasadventureandtourguidecompaniesprivatecampgroundshuntingandshingguideservicesanddestinationresorts.AccountingTechnicianAdministrativeAssistantAdvertisingandMarketingAssociateofArtsinLiberalArtsBookkeeperCaregiverServices-Adult-ChildMedicalAdministrativeAssistantMedicalAssistantMedicalCodingMedicalTranscriptionParaeducationReceptionServicesRecreationManagementUrbanForestManagementParkRangerRecreationalProtectiveServiceAgentCampCounselorGeriatricAidePersonalHomeCareAideBlindEscortHomeHealthAideMedicalCoderCodingSpecialistMedicalRecordsHealthInformationTechnicianDISTANCEEDUCATIONDISTANCEEDUCATIONDISTANCEEDUCATIONCAREERSprogramsDCBOFFERSAVARIETYOFONLINEPROGRAMSonlineCampDirectorPlaygroundDirectorActivitiesDirectorRecreationLeaderCAREGIVERSERVICES-ADULTCaregiversareuniquepeoplewhoprovidequalitycareforadults.Ittakeskindheartedindividualstosuccessfullyexcelinthiscareerasitisanemotionallyandphysicallydemandingjob.Theyworkwithadiverserangeofadultswhoarehealthysickelderlydisabledorhavespecialneeds.Dedicatedcaregivershelpafamilyrestorepeacebyallowinglovedonestoremainintheirhome.Caregiversoftenofferassistanceintheeverydaylivesoftheirclients.Theyaidwithmealsbathsemotionalwelfareandotherbasicneeds.Theytypicallyworkinadultdaycarecentersnursinghomesandinprivatehomes.CAREERSMEDICALCODINGMedicalCodersexaminepatientrecordstotranslateadiagnosisorprocedureintoacode.Codersrelyoncomputerprogramscodingreferencemanualsandtheirknowledgeofdiseasesandprocedurestodeterminethecodetobeentered.CAREERSMEDICALTRANSCRIPTIONMedicalTranscriptioniststakedoctorsnotesordictationsandtranscribethemintomedicalreportscorrespondenceandotheradministrativematerials.Transcriptioniststhatworkinaphysiciansofcemayalsoberesponsibleforotheradministrativetasks.TheMedicalTranscriptionprogramhasAssociationforHealthcareDocumentationIntegrityAHDIaccreditationwhichcertiesthattheprogrammaintainssoundeducationalprogrammingproducescompetententry-levelmedicaltranscriptionistsandprovidesassurancetothepublicofconsistencyandqualityoutcomesformedicaltranscriptioneducation.MedicalTranscriptionistMedicalStenographerCAREERSFORMOREINFORMATIONCALL888918-56234039 HTTPWWW.DAKOTACOLLEGE.EDUCLUBS.PHPRECRUITMENTCHECKLIST421FillouttheOnlineAthleticsRecruitformandputinaccurateinformationandane-mailandphonenumberyoucheckonaregularbasis.2FollowupwithCoachviae-mailorphonecall.3Visitcampus.4ApplyforAdmissiontoDCB.SendyourofcialcollegeandhighschooltranscriptsACTscoresimmunizationrecordsandapplyforyourFAFSA.5ApplyforDCBhousing.6Registerforclasses.CHECKLIST1Whatpositionsareyoulookingforonyourteam2WhatchancedoIhavetoreceiveplayingtimeasafreshman3ArethereathleticscholarshipsavailableforyourprogramandwhatdoIhavetodotobeeligibleforone4Whatareyourexpectationsforastudentathlete5Howdoprofessorstreatstudentathleteswhentheyaretravelingforgamesandhavetomissclass6WhatarethedemandsofyoursportduringtheseasonandhowmuchtimecanIexpecttodedicatetopracticeworkoutstraveletcRECRUITMENTCHECKLISTQUESTIONSTOASKCOACHESGETrecruited1Attendclass.Showupbeforeclassstartsanddonotleaveearly.2Attendpractice.Yourattitudeduringpracticereectshowyouperform.3Maintainyourgradestostayeligibleforsports.SeekoutyourprofessorortheLearningCenterifyouarestrugglinginaclass.ThisishighlyimportantifyouareseekingtocontinueplayingatanotherlevelafterDCB.Moststudentstranferringontoafour-yearschoolwillneedtograduatewithatwo-yeardegreeAASASAAtobeeligible.4Maintainahealthyrelationshipwithyourteammates.5Eathealthy.Awell-balanceddietaidsinyourperformance.6Exerciseworkonfundamentalsonyourowntimeoutsideofpractice.STUDENTATHLETEJOBREQUIREMENTS7Keepacleanimage.Whatyoudoduringyourdowntimereectsnotonlyonyourselfbutalsoonyourschoolandteammates.Makesureyouareanupstandingcitizenstayoutoftroubleandearngoodgrades.Yourathleticcareerandscholarshipsdependonitascurrentandfuturecoacheslookatyourtrackrecordonandofftheeld.BecomepartoftheDakotaCollegecommunitybyjoiningaclub.Youllgettomeetotherstudentswhoshareyourinterestsandhaveagreattimeintheprocess.FormoreinformationonjoiningaclubcontactDakotaCollegeat800542.6866orvisittheStudentLifesectionofthewebsite.GETINVOLVEDJOINACLUBGETINVOLVED41STUDENTSENATEWILDLIFEHORTICULTURECOLLEGIATEDECAPHITHETAKAPPABPA-BUSINESSPROFESSIONALSOFAMERICA 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