Life and Leisure

Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions offers a vast selection of affordable personal interest opportunities. These innovative courses are offered locally at our service locations in face-to-face and online formats.

Our instructors represent regional talent in the fields of art and hobbies, dance, health and fitness, cooking, home design, technology and more!

Arts and Hobbies

Let your creativity flow in any one of our arts and hobbies courses. Learn new dance steps or create one-of-a-kind home decor with expert instructors. Or master the tips and tricks of photography with hands-on instruction from local professionals. Search Arts and Hobbies Courses.

Communication

We live and work in diverse communities where communication is key to building great relationships. Our instructors make learning a new language fun and easy. We offer a variety of language courses from Conversational Spanish to American Sign Language (ASL). Search Communication Courses.

Food and Beverage

We have a variety of mouth-watering and delicious food and beverage courses for you to choose from. Master the newest kitchen gadget, learn healthy cooking tips or explore the art of crafting the perfect cocktail. Many of our cooking courses in the Dubuque area are led by Angela and Carolyn Linton-Canfield, owners of Life’s a Feast. They have more than 50 years of combined experience and are known for their amazing cooking and engaging personalities. Search Food and Beverage Courses.

Youth Programming

The College offers many exciting opportunities for youth ages 6 and up. Your child can learn basic kitchen skills while creating delicious meals or treats for the family. Explore the world of science and technology using rockets and robots. Or let their creativity loose on a canvas. Camps are offered June through August so learning continues during the summer break. Search Youth Programming Courses.