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Business and Community Solutions at RAMS

The following Business and Community Solutions courses are offered at the Regional Academy for Math and Science for spring 2015. Search, register and pay online for Business and Community Solutions courses.

Personal Interest

  • Email for Beginners
  • How to Use a Computer: For the True Beginner
  • Cooking with Herbs: Through a Gardener's Eyes

Health & Safety

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • Healthcare Provider Certification
  • Healthcare Provider Recertification
  • Heartsaver CPR and First Aid
  • Emergency Medical Technician

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Certified Production Technician
  • Industrial Spray Painting
  • Railcar Technician

Regional Academy for Math and Science (RAMS)

The Regional Academy for Math and Science (RAMS) in Oelwein offers credit, recertification and professional development courses in both face-to-face and ICN formats. The facility includes three traditional classrooms, two science labs, one fully-networked computer lab, one Project Lead the Way lab, an ICN room, office and conference space commons area.

The RAMS mission is to excite young people about opportunities in math, science, engineering and technology, to provide state of the art classrooms and to encourage high school students to enroll in classes where college credits can be earned.

The RAMS/Oelwein center offers a variety of services to Oelwein and surrounding communities including:

  • Admissions information
  • Placement testing
  • Program information
  • Intake advising
  • Course registration
  • Financial aid information
  • Administration of Distance Learning exams
  • Career Pathway Certificate programs
  • Professional development courses
  • Specialized business training
  • Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes for preparation in obtaining a high school equivalency diploma (HSED)

NICC Courses - Spring 2015

  • Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Calculus I
  • CCNA Routing/Switching
  • College Physics I
  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Cultural Diversity & Identity
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Gen Bio II
  • Intro to Programming Logic with Language
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Math for Liberal Arts
  • Meteorology, Weather & Climate
  • Pre-algebra
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Public Speaking
  • Statistics
  • World Civilization II

High-School Equivalency Diploma Courses

High-School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) classes are held for area residents wishing to earn their HSED. During the summer semester, these classes are held on Tuesdays from 2 - 8 p.m.