THE SCIENCE OF
north dakota state college of science
wahpeton | fargo | online
success is taking the first step on a faster, affordable path to a career with a sophisticated, technology-driven business.
Science is dedicating two years and getting a future that’s brighter than you might have ever imagined. It’s getting skills that businesses demand—and pay top dollar for.
Imagine having success down to a science. It’s what makes NDSCS such a great place. Let’s start today.
The North Dakota State College of Science is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Il 60604, 800-621-7440.
is anywhere you are
>> Wahpeton, N.D. ndscs.edu >> Fargo, N.D. ndscs.edu/fargo >> Online ndscs.edu/online
wahpeton, n.d. main campus
ndscs.edu >> Wahpeton Our main campus is ideal for students looking for traditional college classes. Itâ€™s the full collegiate experience with student life, residence halls and athletics.
The Wahpeton campus is just 45 minutes from Fargo-Moorhead and three hours from Minneapolis-St. Paul.
NDSCS was founded in 1903, making us the second oldest public, two-year institution in the country...giving us plenty of time to perfect the college experience.
>> enriching opportunities Theater, band, choir, athletics, residence halls, events, student government, clubs, student life, fitness facilities and more. You name it, we've got it.
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Two-year college with four-year college amenities
log on to flickr.com/ndscs to see more campus and student life photos
>> NDSCS-FARGO Perfect for those who live in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Flexible class schedules accommodate work and family schedules. NDSCS-Fargo offers 12 academic options, many of which can be accelerated by combining instructorled classes with online courses.
anywhere you are >> 13 Degree programs Not everyone is able to, or needs to, be at a campus to learn, especially with today's technology. That's why we offer 13 degree programs and over 170 classes completely online.
>> flexibility From the coffee shop or in your living room, 24/7 access to your classes provides the option to learn on the go.
adult education >> fulfill your dream of earning your degree. Designed for those who want to take on more interesting challenges at work, start a new career or earn a higher salary. We have programs that can get you there. Expand your resume by enrolling in our Business Pro Series evening classes in Fargo or get a fresh start in any one of our certificate and associateâ€™s degree programs.
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programs for in-demand fields
LAW, PUBLI CS CORRECTIONAFETY, S and SECURITY
NDSCS offers degrees in fields of study like transportation, manufacturing and health sciences that are in-demand in todayâ€™s workforce.
student receives prestigious national award NDSCS student Tyler Loll of Wahpeton, N.D. was named a 2012 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar.
HOSPITALITY and TOURISM
BUSINESS, Finance , MANAGEMENT and marketing INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
agriculture, food and natural resources Agriculture * Animal Science Crop Production Sales and Technology Farm Management Ranch Management Wildlife Management *
architecture and construction Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology 1 Building Construction Technology Construction Management Technology 1 Electrical Construction Electrical Master Technician Electrical Technology Industrial Electrical HVAC/R Technology Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology Mechanical Systems Plumbing Technical Studies 1,Â 2 Technical Studies Journeyworker Track 1, 2
business, Finance, management and marketing Banking and Financial Services * Business Administration * Business Management Business Technology Management 1 eBusiness 1 Entrepreneurship Financial Services Marketing Management Restaurant Management education and training Early Childhood Education * Education * General Liberal Arts * 2 Health, Physical Education and Recreation * Music *
health science Chiropractic * Clinical Laboratory Science * Dental * Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Emergency Medical Technician 3 Health Information Technician 1 Medical * Medical Coding 1 Mental Health Care Associate Nursing ASN (Registered Nurse) Certificate to A.A.S. Practical Nursing Curriculum Plan 1 Nursing * Practical Nursing 2 Occupational Therapy Assistant Optometry *
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STEM Program awarded grant Nanoscale Informal Science Education (NISE) Mini-Grant was awarded to NDSCS STEM program to help promote nanoscience in North Dakota. HUMAN SERVICES
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, mathematics (STEM)
AGRICULTURE, FOOD and NATURAL RESOURCES
Top 120 Community College NDSCS was named as one of the nation’s top 120 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.
and EDUCATION TRAINING
students excel at National Competition MANUFACTURING
Paramedic Technology 3 Pharmacy * Pharmacy Technician 1 hospitality and tourism Chef Training and Management Technology Culinary Arts Restaurant Management human services Mental Health Care Associate Mental Health Care Associate/Occupational Therapy Assistant Dual Degree Psychology * Social Work * information technology Computer and Network Support Computer Programming Computer Science *
NDSCS John Deere Tech students Leif U’Ren of Redwood Falls, Minn., and Jeff Bruning of Mapleton, Iowa, won 1st place for agricultural machinery service technicians. Leif U’Ren was also named high individual scorer.
Hardware Technician Information Systems Security Technician Management Information Systems * Microcomputer Operator Pre-Computer Programming Web Design 1 Web Developer 1 law, public safety, corrections and security Criminal Justice – Transfer * Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement * Emergency Management * Law * liberal arts General Liberal Arts * 2 General Studies *
manufacturing Industrial Electrical Mechatronics Technology Microelectronics Technology Nanoscience Technology 3 Precision Machining Technology Technical Studies Technical Studies Journeyworker Track 1, 2 Welding Technology 2 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Biotechnology * 3 Chemistry * Engineering * Mathematics * Nanoscience Technology 3
Natural Science Physical Science * transportation Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology Auto Body Specialties Automotive and Diesel Master Technician Automotive Technology Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician Diesel Technology John Deere Tech Powersports Technology * Liberal Arts transfer option 1 Also available online 2 Available in Fargo and Wahpeton 3 Available at NDSCS-Fargo only
science is working with the pros >> Valued Partners For todayâ€™s companies the best way to build their workforce is to get involved in their education and provide hands-on training. With our industry partners, you can get advanced, real-world experience that will make you more valuable when you graduate.
Compasion Excellence Community Service
NDSCS doesnâ€™t just listen to business and industry, we partner with them. dr. john richman, president
science is ready to help
>> Academic Advising If you need help choosing an academic program, creating a schedule or interpreting our requirements, our academic advisors are here to help!
OF our 2011 graduates are employed or are continuing their education
>> Accessibility Services Assistance and academic accommodations are provided to students with disabilities. Students should contact Accessibility Services once accepted.
>> Academic Services Center (Asc) Free help when you need it. The ASC provides educational courses, activities and services - get help editing an English paper or studying for a biology exam.
>> Co-op Experience Career Services helps students apply for cooperative jobs with reputable employers throughout the region. You'll gain real world experience and get a paycheck at the same time!
>> First Year Experience Our Science of Success one-credit course is taken during your first semester and is designed to help you adjust to college in a laid back and fun atmosphere.
>> Health and Counseling Whether you need medical attention to treat the latest bug or a strep throat test, counseling and basic health services are offered free of charge to all students.
DOWNLOAD audio books and eBooks straight to your ® ™ iPad , Kindle, Nook or other e-reader device from the NDSCS library, powered by OverDrive. ndscs.edu/library
>> Tutoring We’re committed to student success. We offer free tutoring in mathematics, English and the sciences.
>> Academic Services
• Pathway program with North • Help for English language learners Dakota State University • Math and science lab help • Reading / writing labs • Peer tutor programs • Test center
science is where you belong
Join a club or organization, see a concert or play, start an intramural team, cheer on the Wildcats - thereâ€™s something for everyone on campus!
AFFORDABLE. CONVENIENT. SAFE. Newly remodeled, modern suites and the Honors Hall will be available fall 2013.
>> Residence Halls Forkner Hall (co-ed) Nordgaard Hall (co-ed) Riley Hall - Honors Hall (co-ed) Robertson Hall (co-ed) Schulz Hall (male) Walton Hall (female)
>> Apartments College Complex College Complex SE College Complex NW
>> Dining Options Flickertail Dining Room Campus Connection
Check out the Student Center - itâ€™s a great place to hang out or study. It houses the bookstore, game room, computer lab, dining facilities and student lounge.
You could live here! NORGAARD HALL
Take a virtual tour of Norgaard Hall. Scan the code with your smart phone and get started!
science of instant community agawasie day This event, held annually in May, gives students a day of fun and celebration before finals and graduation.
Activities Wildcat Singers Dances at The Alley Agawasie Day Stage Band Student Senate Theater Productions Concert Band Homecoming 5K Fun Run / Walk Intramural Leagues Concert Choir Campus Activities Board
TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS
Clubs DECA Skills USA Welding Club Chef Club Student Senate Diesel Club Electrical Club Auto Body Club Machinist's Club Agri-Business Club Phi Theta Kappa Recreational Engines Club Home Builderâ€™s Association Campus Activities Board (CAB) Int'l Society of Automation Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship
Student Senate For your school. For your friends. For your resume.
science creates conversations
follow us! Tweet comments and questions to @ndscswildcats. twitter.com/ndscswildcats
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mobile NDSCS on the go. Download our app - NDSCS Mobile. It’s free and loaded with info. Interactive Tours • Videos Photos • News • Events
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social chatter Ashley B. NDSCS is a great school and there are so many activities on campus where you can meet a lot of great people!
Dimirius N. Can’t wait till I come out there to play football.
Callie M. I knew I was coming to college here even long before I started thinking about college. I’m glad that I get my transfer education done before making that step to a 4-year University. I’m proud to be a second generation Wildcat and always will be a Wildcat at heart!!
NDSCS Mobile is available on iPhone®, iPad®, iPOD Touch, BLACKBERRY and android™ devices
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our career videos today! >> Agriculture >> Applied Science and Technologies >> Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology >> Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology >> Automotive Technology >> Building Construction Technology >> Business Administration and Management >> Computer Information Systems >> Construction Management Technology >> Culinary Arts Scan the >> Diesel Technology code with your smart >> Electrical Technology phone to start watching! >> Health Information >> Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology >> Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology >> Liberal Arts Education >> Mental Health Care Associate Transfer >> NDSCS Center for Nanoscience Technology Training >> Nursing >> Occupational Therapy Assistant >> Pharmacy Technician >> Plumbing >> Precision Machining Technology >> Powersports Technology >> Welding Technology youtube.com/ndscswildcats
science is wildcat
athletics >> Athletic Teams
NDSCS competes nationally in volleyball, football, men’s and women’s basketball and softball.
>> NJCAA All-American NDSCS basketball players Kaylin Sheets and Tommy Woolridge selected for their respective women’s and men’s 2012 NJCAA All-American Teams.
highlights 2011-12 season
• 18th Overall NJCAA Offense • 18th Overall NJCAA Defense • 4th in Midwest Football Conference • 2 Professional Football Players: Chicago Bears, Ricky Henry, offensive lineman Miami Dolphins, Jerome Messam, running back
>> Volleyball • Region XIII Team Champions • 3 All-Region XIII selections • 2 All-Region XIII All Tournament players • Conference MVP Player • 3 All Conference • 4 Conference Players of the Week
• NJCAA Academic All Americans • All-Academic Team • Region XIII and Mon-Dak Coach of the Year • NJCAA Academic Team of the Year
>> women’s basketball • 1 NJCAA All American • 1 All-Region XIII selection • 1 All-Region XIII All Tournament Team selection • 2 Mon-Dak All Conference selections • 9 Mon-Dak All Academic selections • 2 Conference Players of the Week
>> men’s basketball • 1 NJCAA All American • Region XIII Champions • Mon-Dak Conference Champions • 1 All-Region XIII selection • 1 All-Region XIII All Tournament selection • 3 Mon-Dak All Conference selections
• 2 Conference Players of the Week • 5 Mon-Dak All Academic selections • Ranked No. 9 in Country • Region XIII and Mon-Dak Coach of the Year
>> softball • Region XIII Runner-up • 2 All-Region XIII selections • 3 All-Region XIII All Tournament Team selections • 3 Mon-Dak All Conference selections • #1 in Country in Home Runs • #8 in Country in Defense
• #10 in Country in Winning Percentage • #20 in Country in Offense • All-Academic Team • One NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) All American
apply yourself 4 Easy Steps Submit all high school/ Pay the $35 1 Apply online. 2 application fee. 3 college transcript(s) or GED. Get started at ndscs. edu/apply or download, print and mail your completed application.
Estimated Costs *
>> WAHPETON Live and dine on campus and pay North Dakota resident rates.
On Campus + Dining Plan Tuition/Fees* Room and Board** Books/Supplies Personal
$4,177 $5,164 $1,000 $3,305
* The average amount for fees is $589 for all states. The remainder is tuition for an average of 16 credits each semester. ** The most common arrangement is a double room ($1,988) with a block of 160 meals each semester ($2,680) totaling $4,668. The above figure $5,164 is for a double room ($1,988) with a block of 225 meals each semester ($2,786) and $390 for weekend dining. Other available meal plans include a block of 80 meals each semester ($1,452) or a block of 300 meals each semester ($3,486). All rates are for two semesters.
>> Fargo and online Tuition/Fees*
* Excludes books, supplies, course fees and program fees.
This can be done online or checks can be written and mailed to NDSCS Enrollment Services.
Applications for most courses that begin in August are accepted throughout the year, but an early application is recommended.
Ask all high-schools and/or colleges youâ€™ve attended to mail an official transcript. NDSCS only accepts sealed transcripts; student copies will not be accepted.
Start your application today! proof of 4 Submit immunization and ACT score. The ND University System requires applicants submit proof of immunization for measles, rubella and mumps, plus an ACT or SAT score for applicants under age 25.
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Health Career Day............................................October 4, 2012 Imagine it, Design it, Build it Day...........October 4, 2012
Dental Day.............................................................October 18, 2012 Open Campus Days................................October 18-19, 2012
Auto/Diesel Day..............................................October 26, 2012 Ag Day..................................................................November 8, 2012
NDSCS-Fargo Program Day...............November 8, 2012 Electrical Day.................................................November 13, 2012
Date of birth
Senior Day........................................................November 16, 2012 John Deere Tech Day..............................November 19, 2012
Term of entry Fall 20______ Spring 20______
Dental Day.............................................................January 16, 2013 Manufacturing Day........................................February 6, 2013
NDSCS-Fargo Manufacturing Day.....February 7, 2013 Discovery Day.........................................................March 22, 2013
Event days are on Wahpeton Campus unless otherwise stated.
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fast facts Founded: 1903 (second oldest public two-year college in the country) Locations: Wahpeton and Fargo, N.D., online Enrollment: 3,127 (fall 2011) Student Body: 55% men, 45% women
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Academic Options: 80+ Placement Rate: 99% (2011 graduates) Activities: 30+ student clubs and organizations Athletics: Basketball (m/w), volleyball (w), football (m), softball (w) Nickname: Wildcats Financial Aid: $17.5 million awarded to 94% of students (2011 students)
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Housing: 55% of full-time students attending classes in Wahpeton live on campus Alumni: 29,000+ active alumni
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