West Campus Programs

Business Administration

Starting in the fall of 2002, West Campus began offering the Business Administration degree program in the College Transfer and Business Computer options. The curriculum is designed for career oriented students who desire career positions in business and college transfer students who wish to complete a four-year degree. This degree is for the working adult who wants to complete their associates, gain advancement opportunity or is considering a career change.

The program provides a curriculum that satisfies most freshman and sophomore Business Administration requirements of most four-year colleges. The West Campus advisor can provide you with a "course check sheet" from various colleges and universities that identify which DMACC courses should be taken for college transfer.

If you are interested in a business career with an emphasis in computers, the West Campus would be your choice for your Business Administration degree.

Business Information Systems

The Business Information Systems (BIS) program prepares you for programming careers in a client/server environment or in the areas of electronic commerce or database applications related to PC programming and related applications.

The program emphasizes flexibility to allow you to take courses that relate to specific areas of interest and to take course work from several different but related areas of work, and many can be taken online. Select BIS classes are offered at West Campus.

Liberal Arts

If your educational goal included a 4-year degree, you can take your first two years at the DMACC West Campus. The West Campus is a "full-service" DMACC campus that offers many Liberal Arts courses such as English, Communication Skills, Mathematics, Economics, Business, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Language and speech just to name a few. These courses are applicable for the Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree and are usually transferable to most four-year institutions.

Network Technology/Telecom Data Communications

An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Network Technology/Telecom Data Communications prepares you for a variety of positions in technical fields. Positions such as telecommunications management, telephony field technicians and installers, fiber optic technicians and voice and data switch technicians. You will learn the fundamentals of communication systems maintenance and engineering in privateand public networks. Technologies discussed include voice switching equipment, data communications equipment and emerging technologies such as Voice Over IP (VOIP) and fiber optic transport.

Telecommunications professionals are needed around the world. Iowa has one of the largest concentrations of telecommunications companies in the nation. The Telecommunications training at DMACC West Campus is broad and varied to expose each student to the maximum amount of technology training. Providing hands-on, lab based training with actual industry equipment gives the students the practical knowledge needed to become a Telecommunications professional.

Learn More about the DMACC West Campus Network Technology/Telecommunications Program.

Learn more about the Microsoft Datacenter Academy at DMACC West Des Moines Campus