Scott Community College
Located in Bettendorf, Iowa, Scott Community College is a public community college that is part of the Eastern Iowa Community College District. It was established in 1966. Currently the College averages about 5000 students in enrollment. Aside from the main campus in Bettendorf, Scott Community College also has locations in Davenport (Kahl Educational Center, West Davenport Center, and Blong Technology Center).
Career and academic programs of a wide range are offered at Scott Community College. Areas of study include Agribusiness Management, Administrative Office Support, Automotive Technology, Aviation, Business Management, Child Care, Coaching, Computer Aided Design, Computer/Information Technology, Conservation Technology, Culinary Arts, Diesel Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Events Management, Farm Management, Graphic Arts, Home Care Aide, Horticulture, Interior Design, Manufacturing Technology, Nursing, Radiology Technology, real Estate, Sign Language, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technician, and many more.
For those who are planning on transferring to a four-year college or university to complete their bachelor's degree education, Scott Community College makes the transition easier through its College Transfer programs. Credits obtained at Scott Community College easily trasnfer to other private colleges and state universities in the area. Also, the college has various guaranteed transfer and joint admissions programs with other institutions. Some of the College Transfer programs at Scott Community College include Aviation, Banking, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, Management and Supervision, Physical Education/Recreation, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Medical Technology, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Law, Speech, and other areas.
Scott Community College has existing Transfer Guarantee programs with University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, Western Illinois University, Ashford University, Iowa Wesleyan College, and St. Ambrose University. Meanwhile, Joint Admissions Programs are also offered with Clarke University, University of Iowa, Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Western Illinois University, University of Northern Iowa, Palmer College of Chiropractic, and other institutions.
Scott Community College recognizes that there are many individuals who want to continue their college education but are hindered by schedules, responsibilities, or location. Through the online learning courses offered at the college, flexible arrangements can be made and students can access their coursework and complete their education at home or anywhere with Internet access. Scott Community College also participates in the Iowa Community College Online Consortium which makes Associate Degrees entirely completable online. Many Career programs, including Health Information Technology, Cancer Information Management, etc. are also offered fully online. The quality of instruction and learning are the same as traditional, face-to-face classroom instruction.
The Student Success Center at Scott Community College exists to support and assists students in their academic endeavors. The Center provides tutoring services at no charge to enrolled students. Tutors and mentors are available to assist students in most subjects who need additional help with their course.
The Career Services office at Scott Community College utilizes a unique online resource, CollegeCentral.com/eicc. This resource connects students and alumni with job listings and potential employers, and is also a portal where they can create an online portfolio, post their online resume, and get referrals to job openings. Career services also offers career advice documents and podcasts, job search techniques, and other helpful services.