Guided Pathways for Student Success

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Guided Pathways for Student Success streamlines your academic journey. 

Know the area you want to study, but not sure which career is right for you? Look at our pathways first, then discover the program that is right for you.

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Go big and achieve your goals with a career in business. The business pathway will equip you with the skills needed to propel you up the career ladder. Our seasoned instructors will prepare you for the world of business careers in accounting, business office management, entrepreneurship, and sports management. Transfer degrees are available.        


Business Administration

Business Administration: Office Management


Student advocate
Lisa Latham   
(319) 313-1920

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A job in the world of health care may be your path to a rewarding career. This pathway delivers the training you need to excel as a health care professional where you can improve the lives of others. Student learning is a combination of classwork, realistic scenario training, and direct patient interaction. Transfer degrees are available.                              

EMS: EMT and Paramedic

Medical Billing and Coding 

Medical Assistant

Nurse Aide


Occupational Therapy

Respiratory Care

Student Advocates

Abby Herriman 
WB: (319) 208-5220
Keo: (319) 313-1929

Kayley Lobberecht
(319) 208-5286

Guided Pathways Behavior & Social Science icon

Are you a great listener who loves observing and helping others? A career in behavioral and social science may be your purpose and path to your dream job. This pathway will prepare you to help people deal with personal and social problems. Study in this area may help you become the world-changer you long to be. Transfer degrees are available.

Criminal Justice

Early Childhood Education

Education: Secondary Education and Elementary Education transfer majors



Student Advocate

Marian Hjelmgren   
(319) 208-5183

Lisa Latham   
(319) 313-1920

Guided Pathways Creative Arts and Communication icon

Put your creativity to work by pursuing a degree in the creative arts and communication field for  careers in animation, marketing, performing and visual arts, language, and communication. This pathway will not only strengthen your critical-thinking skills, but it will also provide opportunities to learn more about cultural diversity, literature, and creative expression. Transfer degrees are available.

Animation for Television, Film, & New Media

Interactive & Social Media Marketing

Student Advocate
Brenda Wilkins 
(319) 208-5030

Guided Pathways STEM icon

Your interest in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) uniquely positions you for excelling in the workforce of the future. Follow this pathway to develop the quantitative and scientific reasoning skills you can apply in agriculture, business, industry, science, and applied mathematics. Transfer degrees are available.                                       

Agriculture, Modern Food Production and the Environment 

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology




Network Administration & Cybersecurity


Student Advocate

Lisa Latham  
(319) 313-1920

Guided Pathways Applied Tech icon

Do you like building things and understanding how they work? Do you learn best through hands-on experiences and appreciate the value of true craftsmanship? Then a career in applied technologies could be for you. With industry recognized and accredited state-of-the-art technology and facilities, SCC faculty in this pathway will guide you toward the skills you need to pursue high-tech, high-wage careers at leading companies. From electrical, mechanical, and computerized programming and diagnostics to process design and management, you’ll learn the transferrable and technical skills to build a successful career. Transfer degrees are available.

Advanced Automation and Robotics Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology Management

Biomedical Electronics Technology – College of Biomedical Equipment Technology (CBET)

Collision Repair and Restoration

Construction Technology – Carpentry Emphasis

Construction Technology – Management

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Precision Machining and CNC Technology


Student Advocate
Rachel Boyd
WB: (319) 208-5270

Guided Pathways General Studies Icon

Save money when you earn your Associates of Arts or Associates of Science, then transfer to a new school to earn your bachelor's.

Student Advocates

Stacy Abell  
(319) 208-5277

Holly Luttenegger  
(319) 208- 5273

Jocelyn Yam 
(319) 208-5241

Lisa Latham
(319) 313-1920


Contact us when you want, how you want.

West Burlington Campus

Call: (319) 208-5010
Text: (319) 250-7144

Make Appt: WB

Keokuk Campus

Call: (319) 313-1923
Text: (319) 220-3266

Make Appt: Keo


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Denise Fraise | Lee County Auditor

By attending SCC I was able to prove to my son that you can go back to school when you are older. As a matter of fact, my son, my son-in-law and I all graduated the same night from SCC.

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