Business and Information Technology (BIT) Center

Business and Information Technology (BIT) Center courses offer the flexibility for students to study at home and/or in the BIT Center with instuctor(s) in the BIT Center available for assistance with coursework.

Course Length

Welcome to Iowa Central's Business and Information Technology (BIT) CenterStudents enrolled at the start of the term will have until the end of the term to complete a course. Students may enroll after the start of the term; however, they will only have the remainder of the term to complete coursework. Regardless of when a student enrolls, all coursework must be submitted by the last day of the current term. Students may complete a course before the end of the term depending upon their individual pace. Contact the BIT Center for orientation and to receive the learning packet for each course.

Computer software required for the courses is available on the BIT Center computers and most campus computers. Students using other computers will need to have the software required for the course. Students will be required to do testing the for the Flexlab courses in the BIT Center.

The number of tests will vary with each course.

Courses Offered

Course Number
Course Title (click for course description)
Credit Hours
ADM-105
Intro to Keyboarding
1.0
ADM-108
Keyboarding Skill Development
1.0
ADM-131
Office Calculators
1.0
ADM-148
Transcription (Spring/Summer only)
2.0
ADM-297
Certifcation Preparation
1.0
BCA-122
Basic Word Processing
1.0
BCA-134
Word Processing
3.0
BCA-146
Basic Spreadsheets
1.0
BCA-164
Basic Databases
1.0
BCA-174
Basic Presentation Software
1.0
BCA-251
Publisher
3.0
BCA-281
Intermediate Word
1.0
BCA-282
Intermediate Excel
1.0
BCA-283
Intermediate Access
1.0
BCA-284
Advanced PowerPoint
1.0

BIT Center Schedule

BIT Center Regular Semester Hours
Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Testing Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Testing only when instructors are available.

BIT Center Closed
Labor Day - September 4, 2017
Fall Break - October 19-20, 2017
Thanksgiving Break - November 23-24, 2017

Contact Us

Visit with our BIT Center Coordinator, Justin Meyer in the BIT Center located in the Applied Science and Technology Building on the Fort Dodge Campus, Room 105.

OR

Call Iowa Central at 515-574-1270 or 515-574-1271, if you need further information.