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Business and Community Solutions
Calmar Area

563.562.3263, ext. 399
800.728.2256, ext. 399

Business and Community Solutions
Dubuque Area

563.557.8271, ext. 380
888.642.2338, ext. 380

Life and Leisure

Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions offers a wide variety of innovative personal interest learning opportunities that are affordable and convenient to meet the needs of busy schedules. 

Business and Community Solutions’ programs have been developed in conjunction with NICC instructors who represent regional talent in the fields of art and hobbies, dance, health and fitness, cooking, home designs and more. Classes are available in a number of communities including Calmar, Cresco, Decorah, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon.

Courses Offered

Course AreaSample Courses
Art & Hobbies






  • Beading
  • Crocheting
  • Drawing
  • Jewelry Making
  • Pottery
  • Quilting
  • Woodworking
Communications

  • American Sign Language
  • Conversational Spanish
Food & Beverages



  • Baking
  • Beer Brewing
  • Cooking
  • Wine Tasting
Health & Fitness







  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Golf
  • Pilates
  • Self-Defense
  • Wellness Planning
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
Home & Garden






  • Book Clubs
  • Couponing
  • Dog Obedience
  • Digital Camera Basics
  • Geocaching
  • Travel
  • Social Networking